75 years ago
D.P.O. fraternity pledges entertained members with a dinner party at the home of A.W. Duprie on College Avenue. The pledges were Nevin Neal, Hildreth Crafton, George Ligon and A.W. Duprie.
The honor roll for Conway High School was announced. On the first honor roll were Neva Blevins, Alfred Cox, Frank Dunn, Ruby Fair, Panelle Gunn, Corinne Hilliard, Erma Alice Hill, Loyd Alma Jones, Jean Kamp, Maurice Lanier, Elizabeth McBrien, Winnie McHenry, Imogene Minton, Paulette Presson, Dorothy Webb, Mary Ellen White and Juanita Zellner.
50 years ago
Mr. and Mrs. M. Eugene Meyer of Little Rock were parents of a son, Merwin Eugene Jr. Paternal grandmother was Mrs. Marjorie Meyer of Conway.
Mrs. Robert S. Springer, secretary to Arkansas State Teachers College president, Silas D. Snow, resigned due to personal illness. Mrs. Springer had been in continuous service at ASTC for 37 years. Mrs. Leslie P. Crafton would succeed her. Mrs. Springer had served four ASTC presidents and one acting president.
25 years ago
Helen Phillips, associate professor of art at the University of Central Arkansas, had a sculpture chosen for display in the 27th annual Delta Art Exhibition at the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock. She described her work as a triangle form sculpture of a shrine.
Ann Faris was honored for her work in literacy programs with a certificate of recognition from the National Adult Literacy Initiative. She served as a president of the Faulkner County Literacy Council from 1979 to 1981 and had tutored many illiterate persons. 13 tutors were recently certified in the Laubach reading method at a workshop held in the county. They were Lula G. Allison, Edith S. Beatty, Beth Boots, Allan B. Cooper, Mrs. Allan B. Cooper, Carol Davis, the Rev. Brutus Moore, Mrs. Brutus Moore, Betty Stevens, Annette Stroud, Vivian Wolfe, Bruce Wood and Eloise Rhode.
10 years ago
For Sale: Price reduced. Over 2,500 square feet in this great four bedroom, two bath home with two living areas sitting on 2.4 acres with a gorgeous view of Lake Beaverfork. Priced to sell at $129,900. Century 21, Dunaway and Hart Inc. Call Glenda Hoyt.
Ron Garner of Conway correctly predicted 15 of 17 games and won a tiebreaker drawing to become this week’s Pigskin Picks winner. Garner tied with Roger Warren of Conway.