75 years ago
Miss Ruth Lee Smith and Mrs. Harley Hendrickson were hostesses at a farewell party given at Miss Smith’s home last evening for Mrs. J. Fletcher Banister, who is soon to leave for Des Palas, Calif., to make her home. Mrs. Banister received many beautiful handkerchiefs as gifts. After games were enjoyed refreshments were served. Mrs. Roy Reid of Des Palas, Calif., was an out-of-town guest.
50 years ago
J.W. Brown Jr., of Conway, who grows cotton, soybeans and alfalfa and grows beef cattle on a farm on the Arkansas River west of Conway, will serve as president of the Faulkner County Farm Bureau in 1963.
Brown was elected at a meeting last Thursday at Tommy’s Restaurant. The election was by the 25-man board.
As president of the Farm Bureau he succeeds Charles Burnett of Greenbrier.
25 years ago
D D and Lloyd Knoble of Conway are parents of a son, Dakota Wayne, born Wednesday (Dec. 23, 1987) at Conway Regional Hospital. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Dwayne "Tuffy" and Nadean Miller of Conway and C.A. "Joe" and Margarett Knoble of Greenbrier. The couple has another child, Marida Samone, 1.