Writing from Larkinsville, Ala., W.W. ("Uncle Billy") Blessing of Quitman says he and his brother, after visiting many towns in Mississippi are now enjoying a stay in his native county and state. He says both are in excellent health and would be glad to hear from their friends. Corn and cotton crops are short in that country, Mr. Blessing writes, but the weather was fine, after a long rainy period.

The Conway Rotary Club has unanimously voted to promote the candidacy of Dr. Silas D. Snow as a nominee for the governorship of District 617.

The action was taken Thursday at a meeting of the club. Dr. Matt L. Ellis, a past district governor of Rotary International, made the nominating speech.

Snow, president of the Arkansas State Teachers College, is a past president of the Conway club. The term fro district governor is 1963-64.

T. Andrew Mobley, a son of Dr. and Mrs. Jack E. Mobley of Conway, has entered Carleton College in Northfield, Minn., as a Carleton College National Merit Scholar.

Tracy Odom and Corey Colclasure, both of Greenbrier, were married at 11 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 21, 2002) in a private ceremony in Greenbrier. Parents of the couple are JoAnn Odom and the late Larry Odom and Ronnie and Kay Colclasure, all of Greenbrier. The Rev. Jim Sanders of Greenbrier performed the double-ring ceremony. Attending the bride were Morgan and Meghan Colclasure of Greenbrier. They were honored at a reception at Precious Events Center.