75 years ago
J. W. Sargent, Jr., regional forester, addressed the Conway Kiwanis Club at its meeting a the First Methodist church today. His address dealt with forest conservation.
50 years ago
New York Yankee slugger Roger Maris got his 60th home run in the third inning off Baltimore Orioles’ pitcher Jack Fisher. Maris is the only man in major league history to hit 60 home runs in one season outside the immortal Babe Ruth.
25 years ago
Summer Ameen, a junior at Vilonia High School, has been elected Future Homemaker of America Sub-District 10 president for the 1987-88 year.
The election was held at a district meeting Sept. 22 at Russellville.
Miss Ameen is a daughter of Cindy Terrell and Fred Ameen. She is a member of the Art Club, Spanish Club, Choir Club, and Nazarene Youth International. She is also active in basketball, volleyball and scuba diving.
Vilonia FHA sponsors are Bonnie Caldwell and Christy Henson.
10 years ago
Angelia Collier, Jeff Cooper, Gerald Eastman, Paul Hansen, Nicki Dayer-Harris, Virginia Jackson, Jeremy Mount, Christopher Potter, Pamela Whitney, Martha Willess and Sue Wilson from the Conway Sanitation Department attended a six-hour course conducted by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality.