75 YEARS AGO, March 26, 1941
♦ County Judge J.I. Summers had found the solution to people making long-distance telephone calls not pertaining to county business on county telephones. He had a pay telephone installed in the Faulkner County Courthouse and mandated that all long-distance calls must be made on that phone. Continue reading
75 YEARS AGO, February 3, 1941
♦ Funeral services were held for Thomas Madison Moore, 78, a native of Faulkner County and a member of one of its oldest families. A resident of Conway, Mr. Moore was born Dec. 19, 1862, a son of Madison Elliot and Margaret Ragsdale Moore, pioneer settlers of the county. He was a charter member of the Greenbrier Masonic lodge and the Conway First Presbyterian Church.
100 YEARS AGO, February 4, 1916
♦ In Enola, B.S. Shock, our retired merchant, is going to the North Arkansas Railroad on a prospecting tour in the near future. Continue reading
100 YEARS AGO, January 23, 1916
♦ About 700 lineal feet of street paving on West Main Street and the west side of the public square is all that remains to be constructed of more than four miles of paving laid in four improvement districts of Conway during the present year. They have made rapid progress during the favorable weather this week, completing Locust Avenue from Scott Street to East Main Street. A shortage of sand, however, stopped the work temporarily this morning, but the contractors hope to receive the material this afternoon and complete East Main Street tomorrow. Continue reading