75 years ago
Mrs. Margaret Rose Summers, wife of Gwyn Summers of Conway, has been chosen by Hendrix College students as queen to reign over the annual May day fiesta. Mrs. Summers will name her maid of honor and other members of the royal party at a later date. She graduated from Central College before transferring to Hendrix.
50 years ago
These 15 girls are entered in the 13th annual beauty review of Conway High School at 7:30 o’clock tomorrow night in the High School Auditorium. They are Linda Chilton, Dorothy Hunter, Sue Warren, Kathy Ryan, Glenda Purtle, Brenda Turner, Suzie Mabry, Sandra Robins, Kay Satterfield, Becky Joyner, Brenda Brown, Melinda Young, Sandra Milburn, Jo Beard and Linda Tackett. Admission is 50 cents for children under 12 and 75 cents for adults. Reserve seat tickets are available for $1 by calling FA 9-5891, 9-6039, 9-4890 and 9-3432.
25 years ago
Mark Morgan of Conway has earned a $200 merit award in the eighth annual “Arkansas Art” competition for Arkansas artists.
The art contest is sponsored by Ouachita Baptist University and Henderson State University through the Joint Educational Consortium of Arkadelphia.
Forty-eight works, selected from 346 entries, will be exhibited Sunday through Wednesday, March 11, in the Foyer Gallery of Mabee Fine Arts Center at OBU and the JEC Gallery in Newberry Hall at HSU. The public is invited to view the exhibition during normal school hours at no charge.
10 years ago
Overall winners in the Cub Scout Pack 112 Pinewood Derby are Jace Motley, fifth place; Cody Rhoades, fourth place; Mark Hopkins, third place; Sam Baker, second place; and Ryan Lenz, first place. They will compete in April at the district derby.