Mrs. Rosalie Ingram of Conway has been given a federal writing project by Mrs. Bernie Babcock of Little Rock, state chairman, and has been assigned to write folklore stories peculiar to this section of Arkansas. The stories will be published later by the government printing office in Washington. Mrs. Ingram also learned today that she ranked third in a state civil service examination for the position of attendant at the state hospital.
Alice Ann Henderson of Ashdown, Miss Conway 1962, was named Arkansas Forest Queen in a televised contest Saturday at Little Rock.
Miss Henderson was selected over four other district winners.
She succeeds Donna Axum of El Dorado.
Miss Henderson, a senior at Hendrix College, won the Miss Conway title last spring and represented this city in the Miss Arkansas Pageant in Hot Springs in July. At 5-10 1/2, she was the tallest girl in the Miss Arkansas contest.
Marie Altalo of Conway has been selected to study piano at Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, N.Y., a summer center for the arts, education, religion and recreation.
The institution awarded more than $165,000 to 315 students selected in national auditions for specialized study in the schools of art, dance, music and theater.
Lavern Ross and Darryl Lasker found a shady spot at Toad Suck Park on Monday to study for a test. Pleasant weather and a day off enticed several people to enjoy one last three-day weekend before the end of summer.