R.W. King exhibited here yesterday a jointed centipede that he said was captured yesterday on Henry Reynolds’ place in the Pickles Gap community. The centipede was six inches in length. Mr. King said it was the first he had seen in 50 or 60 years.

Bill Purtle, Faulkner County treasurer, yesterday was elected president of the Arkansas Treasurers Association at a meeting at the Hotel Marion in Little Rock.

Purtle succeeds Wade Tatum of Lafayette County.

Purtle was nominated this summer to his second term as Faulkner treasurer. He served as program chairman of the state Association last year.

Blake McBride of Greenbrier recently joined the sales staff at Jim McBride & Associates Real Estate in Greenbrier as a part-time sales associate.

McBride, 19, is a full-time student at the University of Central Arkansas.

An honor graduate of Greenbrier High School, he is a son of Jim and Charlsie McBride of Greenbrier, who own the real estate agency.

Bill Lampe, director of the Boys and Girls Club of Faulkner County recently accepted a $3,000 check from Conway Noon Lions Club president Phyliss Fry. The Lions club was a major contributor when the Boys and Girls Club was founded and has continued to support the agency.