Yesterdays: 11/30/17

November 30

 

(2007)

The Conway City Council approved $93,680 in Community Development Block Grants to fund transportation programs at Bethlehem House, the Boys and Girls Club of Faulkner County, the Faulkner County Senior Citizens Center, Faulkner County Council on Developmental Disabilities and the Women’s Shelter of Central Arkansas as well as supplies and staff for the Pine Street Free Clinic’s diabetes program and funds for Family Service Agency first time home buyers.

After 88 years at their Front Street location, Fletcher and Sherry Smith moved the third generation Fletcher Smith Jewelers to a newly remodeled space on Oak Street in the Halter Building.

(1992)

The Worthen National Bank of Conway’s 1992-93 Student Advisory Board of Directors: Greg Montgomery and Beverly Shofner, Greenbrier High School; Craig Grinder and Robyn Dietsch, Mayflower High School; Amanda Stephens, Mt. Vernon-Enola High School; Sarah Snyder, St. Joseph High School; Laurie Wiedower, Guy-Perkins High School; April Blair and Charlie Phillips, Vilonia High School; Jackie Beatty, Angie Webber, Kim Hambuchen, Debby Pratt, Trey Tyler and Dandrick Moton, Conway High School.

Cecil Boothe, principal of Florence Mattison Elementary, was selected by the Arkansas Association of Elementary School Principals as the Arkansas Elementary School Principal of the Year.

(1967)

Elementary principals Jim Stone, Mrs. Charlsie B. Little, Miss Julia Lee Moore, Assistant Superintendent Henry C. Dial and three teachers, Mrs. E.G. Standefer, Mrs. A.C. Ludwick and Mrs. Sid Coleman, traveled to Austin, Texas to tour the Casis schools.

Robert Flowers, 33, was named manager of the Conway Country Club, succeeding Albert Fromm, who resigned to accept the manager’s position at the Little Rock Club.

The Jaycettes met at Tommy’s Restaurant. Mrs. David Dawson, state Jaycette historian, presided. Mrs. Frank Moix, Mrs. Bob Childs and Mrs. A.J. Hambuchen spoke on the Jaycette organization and its purposes.

(1942)

Hiegel Grocery announced that it would make only one delivery on each route each week day and asked that customers give the orders one day in advance. This would insure better service and minimize the consumption of gasoline.

The Firemen-Policemen Ball was scheduled at the Catholic Hall with music by the Troubadours. Tickets were $1.00, and proceeds would be used to purchase fire equipment.

A total of 106 of the 500 houses for war workers of the Arkansas ordnance plant at Jacksonville had been erected and others were being set up at a rate of seven to ten a day.

(1917)

In a doubleheader basketball game at Guy, The Guy High School lads won two games from the Quitman High School team. The scores were 18-12 and 34-24. In the first game Henry played forward for Guy and starred for the locals, while Shelby was the best for the visitors. In the second game, Halbrook and Montgomery played the stellar role for Guy, while Newman was the shining light for the visitors.

 

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