75 years ago


The Vilonia Grange met Tuesday night and conferred first degree initiation to 10 new members and third degree to 20 new members. Members taking the first degree were Evelyn Hodges, Janette Hill, Carveta Baldwin, Clelia Merele Sims, Mrs. J.S. Baldwin, Roy Roberts, Hubert and Hartley Tucker, Orvie Taylor and R.B. Sims. Other pledges to start initiation soon are Aaron Fulks and Ollie Johnson. This grange will enter the Pomona Grange tournament in Conway Saturday.

50 years ago


Kathy Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Smith, celebrated her 10th birthday Thursday with a Mexican style party. Ice cream and punch were served with a gaily decorated, serape designed birthday cake. The party was at the Smith home.

Guests were Becky Stamps, Katie Dickerson, Judy Warren, Janice Carr, Lynda Marshall, Nancy Rook, Dee Goodwin, Missy Osborne, Karen Cullum, Susan Smith and Anita Gail Smith.

25 years ago


Rebecca Fusilier of Conway, a freshman at the University of Arkansas, became an initiated member recently of Epsilon Chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha international fraternity for women. She is majoring in pre-medicine.

Miss Fusilier is a daughter of Willis and Betty Fusilier of Conway.

10 years ago


The Conway Spirits 12 and under Blue Team Rebels finished second in the Silver Division of the Tulsa Valentine’s Volleyfest. Team members are Caitlin O’Banion, Ashley Cyr, Jordan Berry, Lindsey Boone, Shelby Smitherman, Jenny Beth Davis, Jenelle Green, Lauren Hogue and Krista Patty, and coach Jenni Harrison.