A .29 inch shower at noon today brought partial relief from a drouth of more than three weeks at Conway.

E.E. Cordrey, local weather observer, said he was in the business district when the shower occurred and he thought the participation was considerably heavier there than at his home in the southwestern part of the city, where the rain gauge is located.

Mostly cloudy weather, with showers, was forecast for tonight and Sunday.

Yesterdays’ maximum temperature was 99 degrees.

A woman who hadn’t been back to Quitman in 53 years was a visitor there last week.

She is Mrs. E.M. Murphrey of Lubbock, Texas, who with her husband, visited her aunts, Mrs. Zora Baldridge and Mrs. Minerva Hazelwood.

Herman Thomas of Denver, Colo., a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Murmon Thomas and Lorine Morris, all of Conway, has received a full tuition fellowship to study for a master’s degree in the Harvard University graduate school of business. Mr. Thomas, a native of Conway, received a bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1985 at Denver University and has been employed with Coopers and Lybrand International accounting firm in Denver. He is a son of Alvin Thomas of Denver and Loretta Breckenridge of Dallas, Texas.

Ruth Castleberry, executive director of the Faulkner County Day School, accepted a $500 check from William Shaw of the Faulkner County Homebuilders Association. The money will be used for renovations to the school’s Milestones building, which is being expanded.