Looking back to HSC of 1990
Looking Back to March 26, 1990 — these items were featured in the Malvern Daily Record:
Pictured at right, Malvern residents, left to right, Rusty Hardy, Terry Bracy and Ronnie Purifoy were photographed by the Dallas Times Herald at a Razorback pep rally in Dallas. The photograph was on the front page of the paper. The Razorbacks defeated Texas in the Midwest Regional Finals to advance to the “Final Four” in Denver.
Justin Industries, parent company of Acme Brick Co., informed the Choctaw Group that the company has no interest in further discussions of a possible sale of all or part of the Justin Industries Inc.
President of MNB Floyd L. Parker was appointed to the Arkansas Development Finance Authority by Gov. Bill Clinton and received the appointment’s oath of office from HSC Circuit Judge John W. Cole.
Attorney Chris E Williams announced his candidacy for a second term as Malvern City attorney.
Pictured in sports was Glen Rose’s T. J. Whatley as he took a swing against Fountain Lake.
The primetime shows were Murphy Brown, Major Dad, Designing Women and Newhart.
Also on this date around the world: 1945: The battle of Iwo Jima ended; about 22,000 Japanese troops were killed or captured in the fighting and more than 4,500 U.S. troops were killed. 1971: East Pakistan proclaimed its independence, taking the name Bangladesh. 1982: Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial took place in Washington, DC. 2000: Vladimir Putin was elected president of Russia.