75 years ago
T.M. Moore of Conway will be honored tonight at a meeting of Greenbrier lodge No. 290, F. and A. Masons, by the bestowal of a life membership and a gold Masonic button. Mr. Moore has been a member of this lodge for 54 years.
50 years ago
Cheerleaders for 1963-64 at Conway Junior High School were elected this week by the student body. They are Karen Lawrence, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard E. Lawrence; Polly Ann Milam, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carlton B. Milam; Donna Nichols daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Billy R. Nichols; Janet Ledbetter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Winfred A. Ledbetter; and Myra Jane Curtis, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Myers B. Curtis. Miss Curtis was elected captain. Mrs. James H. Brewer, physical education instructor, is cheerleader sponsor.
25 years ago
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kenny hugged each other Wednesday during a celebration of their 75th wedding anniversary. Residents of the Faulkner Nursing Center, the couple were married May 18, 1913, at Antioch (White County) by Justice of the Peace George L. Berry. Mrs. Kenny, 92, is the former Tennie McConnell of Yell County. Mr. Kenny, 96, is a retired employee of the Rock Island Lines. They have three children, C.B. and Everett Kenny, both of California, and Ella Mae Kelly of North Little Rock. They also have 24 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
10 years ago
Masons Lindsey McCoy, James Black and Joe Smith prepared to receive the "Pillars of Solomon Award" for their outstanding and long-standing service to their lodges. The trio received their awards recently in a special recognition ceremony at the Green Grove Masonic Lodge on Harkrider Street.