75 years ago  

(1934)  

“There should be continued emphasis on individualism,” said Dr. E.P.J. Garrott, pastor of First Baptist Church, in addressing Hendrix faculty and students at the devotional chapel period this morning. Quoting from a poem, “To Marguerite,” the line, “We mortal millions live alone,” and illustrating from the scripture lesson, he read Romans 14:7-17. He said, “To a large extent we are all masters of our fate, and each one of us is responsible personally and individually for our transgressions.” But, despite the individualism, the Rev. Garrott pointed out that, as Tennyson said in, “Ulysses,” we are a part of all that we have met, and in closing he said, “Our lives are enlarged by contacts with other people. Are our contacts with them enlarging their lives?”

  

50 years ago 

(1959)

A kickoff breakfast at 7 a.m. at Hotel Bachelor would launch the annual Boy Scout finance drive, Wm. J. Farris, chairman, said. Approximately 100 men would be involved in the drive for funds to help carry on Scouting in Faulkner County this year. Raymond Price was chairman of the breakfast committee. The Advance Gifts Committee was headed by S.T. Smith Jr. and George Shaw. This committee expected to collect about 60 percent of the total county goal of $4,000. Team captains for the drive included John Ratliff, Herman Winters, Jack Thompson, Gus Enderlin Jr., Glen Kordsmeier, C.T. King, Bob Kordsmeier, G.C. Fleming Jr., Wm. J. Hambuchen, W.O. Tackett, C.L. Starkey, Leister Langford, Robert Nabholz, Cecil Moix, Everett W. Capps, Curtis L. Breeden, Clifford Sawrie, Jerald Bruich, Kitchell Wilson, Richard Strack, Leonard Ponder, Andy Anderson, Liston Hager, Tom Johnson, James H. Clark, Velton B. Daves, Thomas N. Selby, Leonard Lewsaw, Harold Stocks, Leroy Bath, Roy Brown, A.J. Driggers, Bobby Hester, Glenn Vann, J.C. Thessing, Tommy Ethridge, Ed Nabholz, William M. Ledbetter, Paul Lachowsky, Jack Starkey, Lee Edward White, Maurice Moix Jr., Dick Morgan, Ralph Reed, Jack Ross, James H. Johnson, Curtis Keech, Wendell Bryant, Bill Clark, Tommy Nabholz, Dr. Jim Flannagin Jr., Bill Glenn, John H. Optiz, James H. Moore, Mrs. C.H. Ackerman, Mrs. Muriel Graham, Harrell Chancellar, Fritz Simon, Aubrey Martin, Homer Jones, Early Bolding, C.E. Cotton, Perry Shock, Wilburn Carter, Herman Winters, Wiley Gregory, Elmer L. Fronabarger, Virgil White, John W. Mason and Ed Halter Jr.

    

25 years ago

(1984)

Joel Bello, a freshman at Subiaco Academy, was in the cast for the school’s production of “1984” by George Orwell. Bello played a waiter in the play.

Cub Scout Pack 112 met at Julia Lee Moore Elementary School to honor scouts for their achievements. The award winners: Bobcat-David Fowlkes, Dustin Fronabarger, Ben Kinley, Kenneth Mason, Patrick Munnerlyn, Christopher Rodgers, Christopher Rohm, David Ross, Jason Hay, Ruben Clough and Nicolas Shulz. Wolf-Jason Dobbs, Willie DeBoer and Thomas Rivers. Gold and silver arrows — Willie DeBoer and Thomas Rivers. Silver arrows — Hud Dunlap, Donny Bradley, Robbie Baker and Chris Larson.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Southerland returned from a 10-day trip to Knoxville, Tenn., where they visited their daughter and her family.

 

10 years ago 

(1999)

Several members of the Hendrix Aquakids had strong performances in two meets, the Bob Courtway Invitational and the Jacksonville Invitational. Led by high point winners Eric Culberson, Sarah Edwards and Michael Stage, the Aquakids won the Bob Courtway Invitational. Culberson had victories in the 100 freestyle, breaststroke and 200 individual medley. At the Jacksonville meet, the Aquakids were third. High-point winners included Sarah Edwards, Brent McMillan and Connor Silvestri. Silvestri placed first in the 25 free, breast and fly. He also won the 100 individual medley. Edwards won all of her individual events, and McMillan swam to two victories and three runner-up performances.