75 years ago


The Rev. Thomas C. Huff of Winslow has accepted the pastorate of the Salem Methodist Church west of Conway, succeeding the Rev. A.M. Hedges, it was announced today. Mr. Hedges accepted appointment as pastor of the community church at Scott, Ark. Mr. Huff plans to attend Hendrix College next fall.

50 years ago


Donald R. Allen, formerly of Conway, was on the dean’s list for the School of Engineering at the University of Arkansas for the spring term. He is a junior. Young Allen’s family is now living in Greenwood, Miss. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Allen.

25 years ago


David Duke, a former Conway resident, graduated May 20 from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Mr. Duke is married to the former Laura McAnally of Conway. They have two daughters, Hannah and Heather. Mr. Duke is a 1985 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas and is to begin a residency in obstetrics and gynecology Saturday, July 1, at Wesley Memorial Hospital in Wichita, Kan.

10 years ago


Brandy Strain and Jackie Strain-Mahar of Strain Photography, and Gary Alan Strain, owner of Strain Photography, in Conway, recently were awarded from the 2004 Arkansas Professional Photographers Association awards banquet.