75 years ago  

(1936)  

Cotton of this year’s growth ginned prior to Aug. 16 was reported by the census bureau today to have totaled 208,327 running bales, counting 452 round bales as half bales.

Ginnings a year ago totaled 317,139 running bales, including 892 round bales.   

 

50 years ago 

(1961)

A Faulkner County Republican Women’s Club fish fry was held last Friday night at Lake Bennett. Mrs. Leona Troxell talked on "America Today." Mr. and Mrs. Dale Ingram, Mrs. Bell Gerspatch, Mrs. Ina Sims and Mrs. Pat Henderson served.

 

25 years ago

(1986)

Dr. Harold Robertson, Jr., associate professor of education at Hendrix College, has been elected to a three-year term on the board of the Arkansas Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

 

10 years ago 

(2001)

Sarah Shaw of Bank of America presented a check to Armilda McCormack of the Conway Civic Orchestra. The $500 check is to be used to help fund the upcoming season, making it the 10th straight year the bank has helped to fund the civic orchestra.