100 years ago


William Morgan Prince, 4-year-old son of attorney and Mrs. William H. Price, narrowly escaped a possible fatal injury shortly befor noon today, when a team of mules hitched a heavy dray way became frightened and ran away. The little fellow was standing on the sidewalk in front of his home. The driver, after dropping the lines, jumped from the wagon, and the mules ran up on the sidewalk, the hub of the front wheel knocking William down and the rear wheel passing over his right foot, breaking two toes, and otherwise bruising him.

Frederick Joseph Nahlen, a well-known farmer living three miles southwest of Conway, died this morning after an illness extending over the past year. Mr. Nahlen was born at Zell-on-the-Mosel, Prussia, Oct. 4, 1881. He is survived by his widow and four children.

75 years ago


Three recent Faulkner County army selectees have been transferred from the regular army to the aviation corps and sent to Jefferson Barracks, Mo., for instruction, it was announced in Little Rock today. They were: Eli J. Glover, Rout 2, Greenbrier; John E. Lachowsky, Conway and Mark H. Vaught, Vilonia.

50 years ago


William A. (Bill) Wilson, 22-year-old Conway native, has been named the new assistant district secretary for the El Capitan District of Boy Scouts in Anaheim, Calif. Wilson, who spent six years in scouting in Conway and reached the rank of Star Scout, will complete a three-month training period in the district before heading for the national training school for Boy Scout professionals in New Jersey for six weeks’ training.

25 years ago


Hendrix College and the Hendrix College bookstore have joined colleges and universities across North America in a safety awareness campaign aimed at helping to stem the rising tide of crime and assault on college campus. The "For Safety’s Sake…" initiative is the program they are undertaking to help potential victims prevent crime and accidents wherever possible. Hendrix College has declared tomorrow through Saturday as "For Safety’s Sake" Personal Safety Awareness Week.

10 years ago


Pictured Sawyer Bentley, 4, tosses a treat to Cadon after the dog completed several jumps in the Dob Obedience competition at the Faulkner County Fair. Cadon and other dogs on hand demonstrated their agility and skills for young children.