75 years ago

(1938)

In appreciation of his services as pastor of the First Methodist Church, a large number of the members called at his home on Center Street and gave the rev. and Mrs. Sam B. Wiggins a gift shower, really an old fashioned "pounding" last evening. It was a great surprise to the Rev. and Mrs. Wiggins.

50 years ago

(1963)

Calvin C. Shock, representative of the New York Life Insurance Co., in Conway, will go to Colorado Springs, Colo., Oct. 23-26 to attend an educational conference. Shock recently qualified as a member of the firm’s 1963 Star Club.

25 years ago

(1988)

Greenbrier’s B team took a 28-22 football victory over Perryville last night at Perryville.

Bill Fryar scored for the Panthers on runs of 25 and 12 yards. Lee Grooms scored on an 8-yard run. Defensive end Jeff West scored a touchdown by recovering a fumble in the end zone. Ricky Clements kicked two extra points and Grooms ran for a two-point conversion.

10 years ago

(2003)

Liz and Larry Rogers of EM Jeans were presented with a card of appreciation from Bob Courtway Middle School assistant principal Gloria Mabry for their donation to the school’s clothes closet. The company donated a large quantity of shirts, shoes and jeans for indigent students or students whose clothes are soiled or inappropriate.