75 years ago

(1936)

World War veterans filing applications for payments of their service certificates will receive checks within 60 days for the difference between the number of $50 baby bonds they are to receive and the face value of their certificates, Elias King, in charge of bonus applications here, said today.

Three hundred sixty-five veterans have filed for their bonus payments through the American Legion and V.F.W. office in charge of Mr. King.

 

50 years ago

(1961)

Lewis B. Stezler was named chairman of a committee yesterday to plan a barbecue and dance for the Faulkner County Saddle Club. This will be the Club’s first major event of the year.

 

25 years ago

(1986)

Lloyd Bise, 57, of Vilonia has announced he will run for the mayor of Vilonia in the Tuesday, May 27, Democratic primary. 

A native of Stuttgart, Bise has lived in Vilonia for 10 years. 

He and his wife, Dorothy, have a daughter and two grandchildren.

 

10 years ago

(2001)

Mary Katherine Bailey won the Miss Conway pageant Saturday night. First runner-up was Katie Signaigo, second runner-up was Susan Erwin, and third runner-up was Erin Lewis. 

Miss Bailey won the talent competition, while swimsuit was won by Miss Lewis and interview was won by Whitney Beckham.