75 years ago
Mrs. G. G. Mitchell, Miss Constance Mitchell and Dr. Ada Jane Harvey entertained a group of their friends with a card party on Donaghey Avenue. The interior was beautifully illuminated and beautifully decorated with holiday colors and suggestions. Interesting games of bridge were played with Mrs. Wyly C. Lockhart of Camden, Tenn., winning the high score prize. At the conclusion of the games a variety of canapes with a spiced drink and salted nuts were served.
50 years ago
Mayor Edgar B. Parker said he’s not saying "yes" or "no" as to whether he will seek political office next year.
"You can say I’ll not seek an office," Mayor Parker said, "but if the office seeks me then I may have something more to say later. It’s a long time until filing time, anyway."
He added that friends has discussed with him about running for Faulkner County judge or representative.
Parker leaves the mayor’s office Monday. He did not offer for re-election to this post.
25 years ago
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Newsome and daughter, Andrea Claire, of Charleston, S.C., visited Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 22 and 23, with Mrs. Newsome’s grandfather, Dr. Ira A. Brumley of Conway. They then traveled to Bartlesville, Okla., to visit Mrs. Newsome’s mother and father, Dr. and Mrs. James T. Gragson.
10 years ago
The first set of triplets ever delivered at Conway Regional Medical Center were born Thursday to Stacey and Steve Nichols of Enola. Stacey Nichols gave birth to two boys and a girl. Cade Thomas, born at 5:07 p.m., weighed 4 pounds, 9 ounces; Katheryn Paige, born at 5:09 p.m., weighed 4 pounds, 11 ounces; and Creg Thomas, born at 5:11 p.m., weighed 4 pounds, 7 ounces.
The triplets were born after 5 p.m. Thursday, and were only 5 1/2 weeks premature.