By JENNY OLIVER
special to the log cabin
75 years ago
With 99 percent of the qualified Democratic electors of Faulkner County casting their votes in the primary election, Jason I. Summers won in the race for sheriff, and Neel Webb won in the race for county treasurer. In the races for state senator, representative, county judge and tax assessor, a run-off vote in two weeks would be necessary. Candidates who would go into the run-off were: Dr. H.B. Hardy and S.A. Sims for state senator; J.C. Dawson and Russell C. Roberts for representative; J.A. Hutto and W.M. Harrell for county judge; Bert M. Tilley and Ed Middleton for tax assessor. A.H. Burkett Hall for surveyor was nominated without opposition.
50 years ago
Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Lamey and Larry Malpica-Karen Larson teams won the mixed scotch foursome golf tournament at the Conway Country Club. Both teams shot a nine-hole score of 46. Mr. and Mrs. Bush Satterfield finished second with a score of 47. Other teams finishing with good scores were Mr. and Mrs. Willis Watkins Jr., 49; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Reynolds and Roach Browning and Lea Larson, 50; Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Milam, 52; Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Fraser, 53; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Dunaway, 54; Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Thompson, 55; and Mr. and Mrs. Liston Hager, 56.
Mr. and Mrs. Dave H. Ward and son, Steve, and Mr. and Mrs. Nile Moore were vacationing on the west coast. They visited Carlsbad Caverns en-route.
25 years ago
The Vilonia School District wanted Hillary Clinton to know how things were cooked at the school. When Mrs. Clinton spoke to the Vilonia faculty, she was presented with a copy of The Elementary Gourmet, a cookbook complied by the Vilonia Parent-Teacher Association for sale in a fund-raising project last year. In return, Mrs. Clinton presented the Governor’s Award to Noble Henderson of Vilonia, to honor the man’s work as a volunteer in the school food services department since 1980. He received a standing ovation from the school food services department since 1980. He received a standing ovation from the audience.
10 years ago
The hot weather did not seem to affect the turnout at the annual St. Joseph Bazaar according to co-chairman Greg Schichtl. "The turnout was wonderful." "We had a whole lot of people," Schichtl said. Schichtl reported that most of the items offered at the bazaar were sold, including a pink bus, which sold for more than $800. The winner of the grand prize, a 1999 GMC extended cab pickup, was 17-year-old Matthew Moix, who was present at the time of the drawing. "You can imagine how excited he was," Schichtl said. Other winners and their prizes were Lavan Dun, a $500 gift certificate from Hambuchen Home Furnishings; Rita Strauss, a $500 gift certificate from Kordsmeier Furniture; Amy Kotlarz, a $250 gift certificate from Marty Sikes Photography; and Haley Eubanks, a $250 gift certificate from Dayer Jewelers. Central committee members for the bazaar were Greg and Tracy Schichtl, Richard and Debbie Goggans, Eddie and Carolyn Hambuchen, Mark and Theresa Fenner and Ronnie and Barbara Kordsmeier.