75 years ago


Letitia Neal, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Neal, has been selected by the members of the Hendrix College football squad to rule as queen on homecoming day, Nov. 18, it was announced in this week’s issue of the College Profile, Hendrix student weekly newspaper.

Miss Neal is a member of Kappa Kappa Kappa social sorority and Theta Alpha Epsilon music sorority. For the past two years she has been a homecoming maid, and was assistant director of the May Day celebration held last spring.

50 years ago


Kathy Johnson celebrated her sixth birthday last Friday morning at the Bluebird Kindergarten. She is a daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Johnson. The children presented a birthday book to he and played her favorite games and finger plays.

Guests included Kathy Brown, Martin Shell, Joseph Donovan, Patrick Moix, Sheri Rea, Nancy Nabholz, Jane Hambuchen, Bobby Dalby, Sarah Tackett, Jennie Raymond, Joe Allen Lackie, Sharon Gunderman, Brooks Bright, Beth Stuckey and Donna Diehl. Krissy Johnson was a special guest.

25 years ago


Stylists at Head First wore costumes to work Friday and served refreshments in an early celebration of Halloween. Minnie Mouse, an evil witch and a jungle woman provided a diversion from the standard snipping, styling and sweeping routine.

10 years ago


Julie Harlan, public health educator with the Arkansas Department of Health, and Elese brown, hometown health administrator, gave $75,000 to Shelley Mehl, executive director of the United Way of Faulkner County. Also attending the check passing was state Rep. Marvin Parks. The money is a tobacco settlement grant from the Arkansas Department of Health and will be used by the Faulkner County Human Services Coalition for community awareness and tobacco prevention in Faulkner County.