75 years ago


The Conway High School basketball team turned in one of its best performances of the season Saturday night to trim Lonoke High School, 43 to 12, at the Teachers College gymnasium.

50 years ago


Three members of the Conway chapter of Future Farmers of America received awards at the annual FFA awards and recognition banquet, held Tuesday in Little Rock.

Leon Ryan, Dennis Sims and Steve Gilbert were awarded a plaque and a check for $150 from Arkansas-Louisiana Gas Co. for placing fist in the state farm mechanics skills contest held last May at the University of Arkansas.

They received the award for the second consecutive year.

25 years ago


The girls white team from the Carl Stuart Middle School defeated St. Joseph 31-20 to win the championship of the White Tournament last weekend at the middle school gymnasium.

Dandra Thomas led the Whites in the championship game with 13 points, eight rebounds and four steals. Jennifer Hill and Tessa Jones had six points and four rebounds. Blair Hendrickson had a good floor game.

10 years ago


Conway Fire Chief Bart Castleberry was recognized recently by the Arkansas House of Representatives and Senate with resolutions praising his leadership skills during the Detco Industries Fire.