50 years ago


Two-month-old Phillip Howell Dickens celebrated Mother’s Day Sunday with one mother and six grandmothers. He is the youngest of five generations. Present were Mrs. Cora Johnson, Mrs. Phillip Howell, Mrs. Dennis Dickens, and the baby’s father, David Lee Dickens, all of Conway. The baby’s mother is the former Helen Poteet of Plumerville. His maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. George Poteet of Plumerville; Mr. and Mrs. E.T. Poteet of Overcup; great-grandparents; and Mrs. Sam Sims of Plumerville, great-grandmother. Tom Dickens of Greenbrier is the child’s paternal great-grandfather.

25 years ago


Brenna Shaw, 8-year-old daughter of Bryan and Paula Shaw of Conway, won trophies for best dressed and second alternate beauty in her division in the America’s Miss Springtime Sweetheart Pageant, held April 29 in Jacksonville.

Brenna is a second-grade student at Ellen Smith Elementary School.

10 years ago


The Cadron Valley Country Club recently unveiled a new sign leading into the club and recognized the sponsors who helped purchase it. Those at the unveiling included Glynn Long of US Foods, CVCC general manager John Brainerd, and Blake Browning of First State Bank. Other sponsors include Sign Zone and the Bug Reaper.