100 years ago
Coach Dan Estes’ chances for a winning football machine are unusually good. Reporting for practice were "Sallow" Dodson, Sam Donnell, Orien Wray and Joe Day, Joe Brooks, the fighting center of several season, arrived last night and will start practicing this afternoon. Graydon Dodson, who tips the beam at nearly 200, is a likely contender for a line berth.
75 years ago
Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Moore, Jr., of Conway talked with their son, T. M. Moore III, stations with the United States army air corps in Porto Rica, by telephone last night. The Southwestern Bell Telephone Company set up a "conference connection" for the parents and son to talk together.
50 years ago
Lee Reaves, director of the Educational Television Station of Conway, said Wednesday it’s now "very doubtful" the station will be on the air by Oct. 3. "We are just not getting delivery on some vital equipment that was ordered eight months ago with a 90-day delivery time limit,"
25 years ago
The Massey Ferguson MF 399 tractor is now available at Loveless Tractor Co. in Quitman. The tractor features a Perkins 1000 series Quadram Power 95 PTO horsepower diesel engine, which increases fuel economy, torque and life expectancy. Other features are a 12-speed Synchromesh transmission, an optional four-wheel-drive and a Hydralock differential.
10 years ago
Pictured, Fred Williams fastens a tarp over a trailer holding everything he and Cindy Harrel own in preparation of leaving the campsite at Toad Suck Park they made home for five days. The two have faced numerous falls since evacuating from Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina, and left homeless and trying to find what to do next.