Category Archives: Through the Cabin Window

Selected items from “Yesterdays” column in Log Cabin Democrat; reprinted here with permission.

Through the Cabin Window – February, 2016

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

Through the Cabin Window – January, 2016

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