75 years ago  


Chapter E. Conway P. E. O., yesterday received a note of thanks for flowers sent Miss Ida Waldran, a member, who is ill in a hospital in Panama City, Fla., from her niece, Miss Sallie Waldran of Memphis, who has been with her. She said her aunt’s condition was considerably improved.   


50 years ago 


Miss Judy Montgomery, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard R. Montgomery, recently was named "Conway’s outstanding young citizen" of 1961. The presentation of a certificate to Miss Montgomery was at a Chamber of Commerce membership meeting at Hendrix College. She is a sophomore at Arkansas State Teachers College. She is the reigning Arkansas Rodeo Queen of Arkansas and competed in the National Rodeo Queen’s contest in Las Vegas, Nev., last fall.

25 years ago


Stacy Hendrickson of Conway was listed on the fall semester dean’s list at North Texas State University in Denton, Texas. Miss Hendrickson has been a recipient of the honor seven consecutive semesters, maintaining an overall 3.89 grade point average. She earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average for four semesters, resulting in her selection as one of the school’s Presidential Scholars.

10 years ago 


Two new members of the Central Baptist College Board of Trustees have been named and one member has been reelected.

Named to the board were John Hawks Jr. of Greenbrier and the Rev. David Watkins of Magnolia. Re-elected was Dr. Richard M. Britt.

They will serve five year terms. 

Hawks is chairman of Prudential Hawks Realty Inc. in Conway.

He is active in both Conway and Greenbrier communities.

He is a member of the Conway Rotary Club, has served as chairman of the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, and serves as a member of the Conway Board of Realtors.

He is a member of the Greenbrier Lions Club, and the Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce.

John and his wife Ola are active members of Springhill Baptist Church near Greenbrier. They have four grown children and grandchildren.