75 years ago  


Two past masters of Green Grove Lodge No. 107, F. & A. M., of Conway were honored by the grand lodge at Little Rock Wednesday, when R. L. Wood, district deputy grand master, was elected grand junior deacon and George W. Cummings, also of Conway, was appointed to succeed Mr. Wood as district deputy.


50 years ago 


Vern Lee, a Conway builder, killed an 8 point buck while hunting in Grant County, west of Redfield, Friday. The deer was shot with shotgun slugs at 50 yeards. It weighed 150 pounds.

Hunting with Lee were his father-in-law, Malcolm S. Brown of Conway and three brothers-in-law, Dean and John Ed Brown of Little Rock and Joe Brown of Rolla, Mo.

25 years ago


The Rev. Roy L. McLaughlin, pastor of First Baptist Church at Vilonia, will not announce a decision about a pastorate offer he has received from a church, a spokesman said today.  

McLaughlin, 34, who has been pastor at Vilonia for 10 1/2 years, was offered the pastorate of a church being built south of Dallas.

10 years ago 


Conway High School swimmer Michelle Maguire signed a letter of intent with Georgia Tech at a ceremony at Conway High School this morning.

She is the first swimmer to sign with a Division 1 school under coach Becky Thornton. She is the daughter of Rick and Patty Maguire.