William S. Brown, chief of the Conway Fire Department for more than 12 years and a member of the crew for 18 years, has been retired from active service and Kelsie W. Parker, assistant chief, appointed his successor, it was announced today.

The Girls’ Auxiliary of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church went on an overnight outing Friday. The group included Gail Herring, Deborah Hannah, Donna and Juanita Hinkle, Caroline Irby, Debra and Cheryl Jeffries. The girls were accompanied by their counselor, Miss Sarah Irby, and sponsors, Miss Audia Hogan and Mrs. Betty Corvardin.

Derek Wood of Conway won two awards last week at Nolan Richardson’s Arkansas Razorback Basketball Camp at Fayetteville.

In the combined eighth- and ninth-grade division, Wood won the Chairman of the Board Award for rebounding. He also won the slam dunk contest in the ninth-grade division.

Paul Wade, Randy Hull and Darrin Rose pose with the trophies they won for winning the championship flight of the 4th annual St. Joseph Endowment Bulldog Foundation Golf Tournament held recently.