75 years ago
The Intermediate B.Y.P.U. of First Baptist Church, with Mrs. R.J. Parker, leader, entertained with a Halloween party at the suburban home of Mr. and Mrs. George Joseph. Games were played and popcorn and peanuts were served. A prize was given to Miss Colleen Winn for telling the best ghost story. A sandwich plate was served by Mrs. Joseph, Mrs. Robert S. Springer and Mrs. Parker.
50 years ago
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Seiter returned from a give and a half-week trip to Texas, New Mexico, California and Hawaii, where they visited four of their children. The trip from California to Hawaii was Mrs. Seiter’s first by airplane.
Hubert Grummer drilled jump shots from all over the place last night to lead St. Joseph to a 77-43 rout of Leslie. Grummer, a 6-foot-4 center, hit from the baseline and from the top of the circle on the jumps and occasionally put back some rebounds. He hits 20 field goals and two free tosses for 42 points. Paul Grummer hit 16 for the Bulldogs.
25 years ago
Mrs. Breva Johnson spent Wednesday in Eureka Springs shopping in the boutique shops and sightseeing. Mrs. Irene Moore of Seattle was her luncheon guest.
Buyers, who were high bidders at the auction during Toad Suck Daze fund raising activities, were treated to a picnic at the Ward weekend home in Van Buren County. Host and hostesses were Bill and Suzy Ward and John and Betty Ward. Guests were Tom and Barbara Nabholz, Fred and Gale Rhodes and Terry and Susan James.
10 years ago
In observance of Make a Difference Day, employees of Conway Regional Medical Center baked cookies for residents of four area nursing homes. The cookies were delivered along with a poem about friendship.
Homecoming events were in full swing at the University of Central Arkansas. This year’s distinguished alumnus was Monte Coleman, who played on the Washington Redskins for 16 seasons in the National Football League, including three victorious Super Bowls. He also set a team record by playing 216 games as linebacker. Since retiring from the NFL, he had become vice president of marketing and business development for Decision Support Systems Inc. and continued charitable activities from his playing days.