May 26

(2009) The Daugherty girls—Pat, Sarah and Becky—wished their father, Jim Daugherty a happy 90th birthday with a special ad in the newspaper. Andreas Oeste, an oboist from Conway, received the $500 Phillip Gulic Award at the UCA/Conway Symphony Orchestra High School Concerto competition. He also won the Woodwind Division. Scotty Campbell and Andy Harris teamed up to win the championship flight at the H.O. Weatherly 4-ball at Conway Country Club. Chandler McCrary, Brooke Mobbs, Tabor Andrews, Will Henley, Jordan Logan and Nicolas Maynard all served as pages at the Arkansas General Assembly.

(1994)Donna Spears was promoted to advertising manager of the Log Cabin Democrat after Alex Wimberly left to take an advertising position with the Times-Picayune in New Orleans. Members of Miss Toby’s School of Dance were preparing for their 1994 Dance Revue: Lori Culberson, 7; Junia Massey, 6; Cory Brockington, 9; Tiffany Hendricks, 8; Rebecca Leach, 7; Rose Loyd, 8; Christy Thessing, 7; and Jessica Roberts, 8.

Conway Junior High students placing first in FBLA individual events at the District V Spring Conference at UCA were Jennifer Long, filing; Ferris Delph, public speaking; and John Paul Patton, proofreading.

(1969) Seven Conway High School athletes were recognized in an awards assembly by athletic director Dennis Fulmer as having received offers of athletic financial assistance from college: Joe Webb, football, Southwestern University at Memphis; Mike New, football, University of Arkansas; Steve Fulmer, football, State College of Arkansas; Mike Strain, track, University of Arkansas; Wayne Boone, basketball, Philander Smith; and Johnny Bumpers, swimming, Hendrix College. Jack Fulmer, who had been playing third base for the Amarillo Giants of the Texas League, had been sent to Birmingham, Alabama of the Southern League where he would play in the outfield.

(1944) The Conway Recreational Association was organized to establish a permanent and citywide recreational program that would operate year-round. Ivan H. Grove, director of health and recreation at Hendrix College, presided over the meeting which drew 25 attendees. Nancy Harton of Conway was named one of the 12 outstanding students at Hendrix College. The list was revealed with the release of the 1944 Troubadour yearbook. Moseby’s Neighborhood Store at 1615 Bruce would open on May 25. Proprietors were Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Moseby who moved to Conway from Paris Illinois and purchased the Strack building.

(1919) From the Cato column: The strawberry supper at C.S. Harrell’s was well attended. Quite a few soldiers were there. All reported a nice time and plenty to eat. Roy Harrison and Tom Batie were at Cato Sunday in their Ford. They tried to climb a telephone pole with it and had to call a car repairer. John Kelley, Joe Pucket and Arley Winkler went to the ball game in Little Rock.