December 18

(2007)

Greenbrier School District teachers honored at a reception for receiving National Board Certification were Loretta Burgess, Christy Meek, Nancy Woodall, Jenny Wallace, Lindsay Griffin, Velma Collier, Debbie Gibson, Lori Nichols and Paul Vanevera.

Arkansas Razorback running back Peyton Hillis and running backs coach Tim Horton, both Conway alumni, were pictured walking off the field after practice. The Little Rock Touchdown Club presented the Paul Eels Award to Hillis on January 10, 2008.

Volunteer Sylvia Clark was pictured guiding students from Julia Lee Moore safely across the crosswalk on Country Club Road. She had been volunteering for eight years.

(1992)

Ed’s Catfish House advertised an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet for $6.95.

Ordeal McMahan Salter of Wooster celebrated her 90th birthday at Wooster First Baptist Church.

Chicago Bulls’ Scottie Pippen, a former UCA standout, was pictured in a game with the Washington Bullets.

Linda Higgins, UCA Student Education Association VP, and Stephanie Brown, association president, were pictured with Julie Moix, Marguerite Vann Elementary media specialist and Carol Pierson, association sponsor. The four were looking at books donated to CAPCA to be handed out during the Christmas distribution. The association raised $250 at UCA book fair.

(1967)

The Second Baptist Church Choir presented a Christmas cantata, "Glory to God," directed by Tom Love. Participating were: Rev. William West, narrator; David Anthony, organist; Linda Saxon, pianist; and Kay Morgan, drums. Soloists were Joe Cummins, Coy Glover, Jr., Gale Holcomb, Janice Phillips and Mrs. Tom Love.

The annual children’s Christmas program at First Church of the Nazarene was presented. Soloists were J.B. Robertson, Larry Tyler, Bill Milburn, Lynn Ward, Mrs. Elbert Tyler, Sara Hill, Mrs. Charles Harrell and Mrs. Jack Dell. Mrs. Neal Ward was the organist and Mrs. Kenneth New was the pianist.

(1942)

Manager James J. Kane of the Conway theatre said that "three or four seats a week" were being destroyed by patrons who insisted on taking a knife and ripping open the leather cushions.

The Faulkner County selective service board said it had been authorized to send conscientious objectors to a camp near Magnolia.

The annual Christmas candle-light service at the Ida Waldron auditorium as ASTC made an impressive close for both the campus Christmas festivities and the observance of religion and life week.

The Wampus Kitty junior high newspaper made its first appearance. Three hundred copies were sold.

(1917)

The general public did not know and fully appreciate the work that was being done by the Arkansas Historical Association. It was collating a vast amount of most valuable material in the shape of original sources of Arkansas history and the result of most careful research. The fourth volume of its publication, edited by Dr. John Reynolds, secretary of the association and president of Hendrix College, had just come from the press.

Frauenthal and Schwarz listed several gift suggestions and said they would "deliver any time, any place, without charge." The names of their sales staff were listed.