75 years ago  

(1936)  

Coach Shirley Durham of Conway High School said today a football schedule of 10 games is being arranged for the Wampus Cats this fall and that all but one of the contests have been booked, but dates on one or two of them have not been definitely decided upon.

New additions to the schedule include England, Paris and North Little Rock high schools. The Cats will play at North Little Rock on Oct. 30.

Other games will be against Clarksville, Morrilton, Atkins, Searcy, Benton and Clarendon.

The home schedule for Conway includes England, Clarksville, Searcy and Clarendon.

The Cats expect to begin workouts the second week in September. The opening game is Sept. 25 against England.   

  

50 years ago 

(1961)

The Rev. J.S. McCracken, former pastor of Bethany Baptist Church in Jonesboro, has accepted the pastorate on Antioch Baptist church in Conway. 

The Rev. and Mrs. McCracken and their two children, Jerry, 11, and Miss Pat McCracken, 18, arrived this week. Another son, Bobby McCracken lives in Tampa, Fla.

The Rev. Mr. McCracken succeeds the Rev. Wallace Glover, who resigned last December to go to England, Ark. 

25 years ago

(1986)

Sharon Lejman, a Guy-Perkins High School student, recently participated in the computer biology institute, and Kathleen Standard, a Greenbrier High School student, participated in the biology institute at the Summer Science Institutes at the University of Arkansas Little Rock.

They were among 80 gifted and talented program students from throughout the state who participated in the two-week program. 

10 years ago 

(2001)

Hollender’s Teakwondo celebrated the grand opening of its Greenbrier addition with ribbon-cutting ceremonies. It is located on Highway 65 at 103 Green Valley Plaza. Present were Treva Branscum, Bryan Deavers, Natasha Underwood, David Cullum and students from Hollender’s Taekwondo.