75 years ago


Mrs. J.M. Ligon entertained at a large and beautifully planned St. Patrick’s luncheon Tuesday at her home on Robinson Avenue, complimenting Mrs. A.L. Hutchins of Forrest City, who is the house guest of Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Smith. Games of bridge were played during the afternoon and Mrs. G.W. Williams won the prize for high score and Mrs. D.O. Harton Jr., won the traveling prize. A gift was presented to Mrs. Hutchins. Mrs. Karl S. Nickle of Little Rock and Mrs. Kenneth Spatz of Tyler, Texas, were special guests.

50 years ago


Jim Lane, son of Mrs. Pauline Lane, has been named "pastor" of First Baptist Church for Youth Week, beginning tomorrow.

Youth of the church will be in charge of services Wednesday night and Sunday morning and night of next week. The Baptist Student Union at Arkansas State Teachers College will be in charge of tomorrow night’s services.

Other acting officers include Leroy Gatlin, Walter Lindsey, Janice Kay Garrison, Kay Gardner, Karen White and Joanne Varner.

25 years ago


Sebrina Ownes, 6, daughter of Silas and Denise Owens, portrayed a scarecrow during a recent rehearsal of the play "Barnyard Friends" at Sallie Cone Elementary School. First-graders will perform the musical at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the school cafetorium. The musical is free and the public is invited.

10 years ago


Eudora Mosby, 21-year-old daughter of Ronnie and Kay Mosby of Hazen and a senior history major at the University of Central Arkansas, was crowned Miss Conway 2004, and Samantha Henry, 16-year-old daughter of Frank and Jo Henry of Conway and a junior at Conway High School-West, was crowned Miss Teen Conway 2004 and won the Interview award, Saturday night in the Donald W. Reynold Performance Hall at the University of Central Arkansas.