Yesterdays: 11/01/17

November 1

 

(2007)

Conway Regional Health marketing department and the Conway Regional Health Foundation moved their offices to the Frauenthal house on the hospital campus.

St. Joseph senior Caleb Seiter got the chance to be onstage with Tim Mooney during the one-man play “Moliere Than Thou” at the UCA Reynolds Performance Hall.

Britini Henry was pictured walking Ben Casey and Lilli Pearce during the Homecoming ceremony at Mt. Vernon-Enola High School.

Conway Parks and Recreation showed “Polar Express” at the Silver Moon Cinema outdoor movie in the streets downtown on Oak Street at Locust.

(1992)

Bill Pledger, owner of Ad Ventures, Inc. on Oak Street, provided much of the campaign material for Bill Clinton’s presidential campaign. He had provided materials for Clinton’s earlier gubernatorial race. He created watches to take to the convention that had “Clinton 1992” on the face and sold them quickly.

Amy Totten Brazil joined the firm of Brazil, Clawson, Adlong, Murphy and Osmond. She was sworn in as a licensed attorney in Arkansas in September.

Dwayne Goode, owner of American Drugs, attended the 94th National Association of Retail Druggist Convention in Seattle. He spoke to the National Council of State Pharmacy Association Executives.

(1967)

Sixteen-month-old Shannon Jeffery was pictured in her Queen Bumblebee costume with her pumpkin full of candies.

Marilyn Firestone, Lisa Brown and Donna Jean Firestone of Greenbrier were pictured trick-or-treating at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cummins, 331 Mitchell Street.

Seven hunters returned after a five-day trip to hunt pheasant in South Dakota: William T. Ross, Owen Bell, Cecil Bell, George Jones, Chester Bradley, Wallace Wilcox and Darrell Frost.

Mr. and Mrs. Homer L. Saunders, and son, Kenneth, 16, moved to Conway from Fayetteville. Mr. Saunders was an instructor in business administration at SCA. They also hosted State Hall.

(1942)

From the U.S. Senator down to the constable, no Democratic nominee on the ballot had an opponent in the election. It would be the first time in the county’s history that all the nominees were without opposition. Six constitutional and legislative proposals were on the ballot including No. 1, the local option measure.

Howard Hopkins reopened the Gulf service station at the corner of Locust Avenue and Oak Street. The station formerly was operated by Jack Strain.

Persons having business at Faulkner County Selective Service Board’s office were requested to call between 8 a.m. and 12 noon each week day.

(1917)

The young ladies’ missionary society of the First Methodist Church gave a silver tea at the beautiful home of Mrs. Effie Lincoln on Center Street. This tea was one of the most unusual teas ever given in this city. The invitations sent to the ladies of the city were accompanied by small aprons, and the guests were requested to bring one penny for each inch of their waist measurement. Twenty-five dollars was realized. During the tea, a musical program was rendered. Miss Lee White of Morrilton delighted the guests with a vocal solo. Dainty refreshments were served in the dining room.

 

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