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Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - NORTHWEST ARKANSAS -

100 YEARS AGO July 27, 1917

■ Plans for the reg­is­tra­tion to­mor­row of the women of Arkansas for war ser­vice and food con­ser­va­tion work have been com­pleted, and reg­is­tra­tion places have been ar­ranged for each ward and precinct in the county. Vol­un­teers will act as reg­is­tra­tion of­fi­cials and the booths will be open from 9 a.m. un­til noon and from 3 to 6 p.m. The women who reg­is­ter will sign two cards. One is for ser­vice dur­ing the war and the other is a pledge to aid in the con­ser­va­tion of the food sup­ply of the na­tion.

50 YEARS AGO July 27, 1967

■ Three North lit­tle Rock homes were slightly dam­aged by fire bombs late Tues­day and early Wed­nes­day, the po­lice said Wed­nes­day. A glass bot­tle filled with gaso­line or kerosene and topped with a lighted wick was thrown at the home of Floyd Kel­ley of 906 East Six­teenth Street. A sim­i­lar bomb was thrown at a house oc­cu­pied by Len­nie Hop­kins of 801 East Six­teenth Street about two hours later. Wit­nesses told the po­lice that a white car was seen leav­ing both the Kel­ley and the Hop­kins homes af­ter the bot­tles were thrown.

25 YEARS AGO July 27, 1992

■ A Jack­sonville fa­ther has taken his fight to Wash­ing­ton, D.C., where he hopes to get help in dis­cov­er­ing what caused his three month old son to die in 1985. Jeff Shel­ton of Jack­sonville is a quiet, unas­sum­ing man. But when his son, Joseph, died un­der cir­cum­stances that have re­mained unan­swered by the pub­lic health agen­cies for nearly seven years, Shel­ton said he had to do some­thing.

10 YEARS AGO July 27, 2007

CONWAY — A man who was out on pa­role and has been in and out of prison since the 1990s was charged with cap­i­tal mur­der Thurs­day in the slay­ing last month of a Conway florist. Charles Earl Glenn Jr., 34, also was charged with two counts of theft of prop­erty and fraud­u­lent use of a credit card in con­nec­tion with Cyn­thia Farmer’s death. Faulkner County Coro­ner Pa­trick Moore has said Farmer, who worked for Ye Olde Daisy Shoppe, bled to death in her home on Conway’s east side from cut­ting in­juries. Au­thor­i­ties be­lieve Farmer, 47, died ei­ther late June 27 or early June 28.

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