November 20

(2007)

A dedication ceremony was held for the Hendrix labyrinth, located on the campus at Independence and Washington avenues.

UCA was notified that it were not chosen as a site for one of the four officially-sanctioned presidential and vice-presidential debates for 2008.

Lacy Hargrove, Coty Livesay, Megan Myers and Amber Rowlett, members of the Arkansas FFA Dairy Foods Team, were recently awarded a gold emblem by the national FFA organization.

Caitlin Amyx, Sarah Camp, Courtney Felton and Hannah McMiller, members of the Arkansas FFA Nursery and Landscape Team, were recently awarded a silver emblem by the national FFA organization.

(1992)

Den leader Vicky Kirkdoffer of Cub Scout Pack 112, Den 7, was pictured watching Cub Scouts Eric Churchwell, Chad Jones, Ryan Miller and John Battles practice rope tricks during the all-day Osotouy Powwow.

Betsy Ethridge was selected as the Conway Business and Professional Women’s 1992-93 Woman of the Year at the annual BPW banquet. Ethridge was retired from the former Starkey Construction after 25 years as office manager and bookkeeper.

A plaque commemorating the site at Hendrix College where Tabor Hall once stood was stolen soon after it was erected. Tabor Hall was the first building on the campus in 1890.

(1967)

"James Bond 007 Casino Royale" was playing at the Conway Theatre.

Mr. and Mrs. Verlon Starkey were parents of a girl, Kelly Elizabeth. The couple had three other children, Karen, Kim and Kenny. Grandparents were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Brannon and W.T. Starkey and the late Mrs. Edith Starkey.

Thirty-eight members of the North Little Rock Whirl-a-way Square Dance Club visited the Conway Rebel Reelers at their monthly dance. Jerry Nunn announced that the Christmas dance and potluck would be held December 2. The Rebel Reelers danced each first and third Saturday night.

(1942)

Sale of the Court Café, 1008 Front Street, by its owner Thomas Paladino to R.L. Green and Jeff Moss was announced. The new owners had already taken charge of the business. Paladino was preparing to enter the armed services.

Police Chief Nolan Whiddon issued a warning that owners of automobiles and trucks who had not paid city licenses for 1942-43 faced arrest and prosecution if stickers were not obtained within the next few days. He also said that owners of dogs who had paid the city dog tax and had their animals vaccinated should place proper identification on the dogs.

(1917)

Completing her year’s work, Miss Myrtle Smith, girls’ canning club agent for Faulkner County, left for her home near Cato. Miss Smith remained two weeks beyond the time for which her salary was paid to dispose of 1,600 cans of tomatoes put up by the Faulkner County girls and sold at $2.10 per dozen cans.

Misses Ethel Nixon, Mary Brand Higgins, Dora Crafton, and Rosco Crafton motored to Little Rock last night.