75 years ago
Mrs. Marvin Reynolds entertained at her home on spencer Street Monday afternoon in honor of the 10th birthday of her daughter, Marvine. Games directed by Mrs. Hilary Woodruff and Miss Betty Jean Reynolds were played and the birthday cake cut and served with cocoa. Balloons and suckers were given as favors and the honoree received many beautiful gifts.
50 years ago
The unbelievable Conway Wampus Cats did it again Friday night.
Not even a stretch-of-the-imagination contender on opening day, James Clark’s Region 3AA champions gunned down the El Dorado Wildcats 71-54, in the AA-AAA state tournament semifinals and play the North Little Rock Wildcats at 8 o’clock at Barton Coliseum tonight for the big prize.
25 years ago
Three Faulkner County seniors have been awarded four-year academic scholarships to the University of Central Arkansas.
The scholarships, based on American College Testing (ACT) scores, were awarded to Scott Ausbrooks, Mayflower High School, son of Leo and Wanda Ausbrooks; Shelly Barnett, Vilonia High School, daughter of Thomas and Debra Barnett; and Dana Lake, Greenbrier High School, daughter of Milton and Becky Lake. They are worth $4,200.
10 years ago
Jonathan M. Longing of Conway was selected as 2003 Businessman of the Year by National Republican Congressional Committee chairman U.S. Rep. Tom Reynolds, R-New York. Longing will be formally recognized at an awards ceremony held at the 2004 Congressional Tax Summit in Washington, D.C., on April 1.