75 years ago

(1938)

A dinner in honor of W.C. Day’s 66th birthday was given today at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Day. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. I.G. Bailey.

50 years ago

(1963)

Betty McNair, Joan West and Judy Terry were the first to register for the Conway’s summer recreation program for girls as registration began last night at the concession stand at the YBMA Fairgrounds. Miss Betty Swift, physical education instructor at Arkansas State Teachers College; Charlyn Sue Jones, who will be one of the program supervisors, and Col. (Ret.) Steve Waldike, head of the program, registered the girls.

25 years ago

(1988)

Karen Noxon, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S.C. Noxon of Conway, will graduate with honors Saturday from the College of Business Administration at the University of Texas at Austin. A 1984 graduate of Conway High School, Miss Noxon will be employed by a financial consulting firm in Houston.

10 years ago

(2003)

Torrential rain on Friday caused extensive street flooding in Conway, forcing roads to be closed and leaving many homeowners and businesses with cleanup chores on Saturday. Several waves of thunderstorms passed through Faulkner County beginning Friday morning and ending late Friday, dumping 7.25 inches of rain at Greenbrier, up to 5 inches in Conway, 4.55 inches at Mayflower, and 4.8 inches at Vilonia.