75 years ago
Clemence Lachowsky, son of Mr. and Mrs. John E. Lachowsky of near Conway, a senior at St. Joseph High School, was successful in winning on of the five honorable mentions of equal merit in the national science essay contest on the subject, "Science in the Laundry," sponsored by Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa., during the month of January.
50 years ago
Tomorrow is Heart Sunday. It’s the day set aside to collect funds for research to find newer methods of combatting the nation’s No. 1 killer — heart disease. Mrs. B.B. Spencer, Jr. is residential chairman for the drive in Conway and her interest in the campaign may be a bit deeper than most Conway citizens. She, along with at least three others in the city, is the mother of a child who has successfully undergone open-heart surgery.
25 years ago
Bert and Ernie, characters from the PBS children’s show "Sesame Street," inspected yesterday the marker designating the street just south of the Arkansas Educational Television Network offices as Sesame Street. Mayor David Kinley and AETN executive director Don Rinker were also on hand for the dedication. The ceremony was to have taken place Monday, but Bert and Ernie were held up in customs at Memphis, Tenn., following a trip to the Olympics at Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
10 years ago
Matthew Goode, a student at Conway High School, has been awarded a Chancellor’s Scholarship to study at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.