October 12


Shelby Fife showed one-year- old Benjamin Hackler one of the baby chicks at the

Johnston Pumpkin Farm. The Johnstons were hosting their annual Pumpkin Fest.

Daniel Hogan, Rusty McCarty, Dan Teague and Jason Davis graduated from the

Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy in East Camden and became Conway police


Danny Kordsmeier, grand knight of the Father Deilert Council 4143 of the Knights of

Columbus was pictured awarding a $100 savings bond to Sydnei Ne’Kole Carter and her mother

Janet Weaver. She was the first baby born at Conway Regional on Columbus Day.


Lynda Huyck, 6, won her age group at the annual Morning Optimist Club Bicycle Rodeo.

Jason Spiller of Greenbrier won the Champion Bull category and his brother, Justin

Spiller, won the Reserve Champion Bull category at the Junior Charolais Cattle Show at the

Arkansas State Fair.

At the annual meeting of the Mt. Vernon-Enola School District, Ben Bakker, high school

principal, described the refinishing and painting projects that took place over the summer.

Advanced Placement English, Spanish and Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) employment

skills training classes were added to the curriculum.


Toran Elizabeth Pate, Rita Jean Greeslin, Kaye Hoggard and Mary Joe Hendrickson

pledged Delta Zeta at SCA.

Sallie Cone PTA held a Fun Night. Each classroom planned a different entertainment

activity for after the spaghetti supper.

Sophomore Bobby Hill of Hazen moved to tailback at SCA after Frank Richardson was

sidelined with an injured hip.

Mayflower Junior High Cheerleaders were Donna Hardcastle, Sharon Higgs, Sheila

Sublett, Donna Stephens, Sheila Stroud, and Brenda Stephens. Mrs. Paul Webb was the


The Faulkner County Historical Society would hold its annual auction at the Bell

Building, Markham and Van Ronkle, to raise funds for educational projects.


The old fairgrounds on the eastern edge of Conway resembled a tent city as the YBMA

prepared for the opening of the 5 th annual Faulkner County free fair. The tents were to house the

educational exhibits, livestock, poultry, horses and swine.

The Faulkner County fair parade on October 14 would be held at 12 noon. The parade

would form on Front Street near Smith Street and would proceed through the business section.

Thirty-two births—a record number for the area—were recorded in Cadron township for

the month of September, according to Mrs. Mae Goad Jones, registrar.


A letter packed into a bale of cotton grown on the J.E. Little plantation received a reply as

follows: "Dear Sir, I have before me your letter dated October 29, 1916. It was found by me

when bales were being opened yesterday. You asked what would be made of the bale and I am

happy to tell you that it is going into a piece of duck to be made into tents for Uncle Sam’s

soldier boys. I know you are proud to know that you helped to down that infamous being they

call the Kaiser. Keep it up, ol’ chap, and we will not be sorry." The letter was signed by a worker

in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada.