The new garage building for Gibbons & Turney on North Front Street was completed and occupied by its owners today. The firm, who will be agents for Willys automobiles, have installed brake and headlight testing equipment in their garage.
Four Conway students are among 112 Arkansans who are semifinalists in the 1962-63 Merit Scholarship competition, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced yesterday.
They are Dianne Ott, 16, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Ott; Wellington Gail Robbins, 17, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Gail S. Robbins; and Charles Sandy Howard, 17, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Howard, all students at Conway High School; and Karen Larson, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur L. Larson, and a student at St. Joseph High School. All four are seniors.
Kenneth Schichtl and Jimmy Hawley, employees of Micoil Corp., 102 William J. Clark Dr., recently attended a seminar on lasers and laser safety at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Graduate Institute of Technology.
Schichtl is an electrician/mechanical technician in charge of the thin-film and laser fabrication facilities at Micoil.
Hawley is a computer technician in charge of programming for computer-controlled processing and computer support.
The Arkansas Mavericks, with several players from Faulkner County, recently won the BCI 11S national basketball title in Dallas, Texas. The Mavericks defeated teams from Oklahoma, Texas and Siloam Springs for the crown. Local team members are Nakeia Guiden and Tara Massey, both from Guy-Perkins, and Constance Alcon of Vilonia.