Yesterdays Feb. 18

50 years ago


Mr. and Mrs. Ben F. Davis of Bruno announce the engagement of their daughter, Betty, to Glen Harold Osborn of Conway. Mr. Osborn is a son of Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Osborn, also of Conway.

Miss Davis is a graduate of the Bruno High School and is employed at the Sears Catalog Sales Office in Conway.

Mr. Osborn was graduated from Conway High School and is employed by Gulf Oil-Moore Butane Co. The wedding will occur April 5 at the Cadron Ridge Baptist Church near Conway.

25 years ago


Mable Strandlund, a member of Preceptor Mu chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, was one of seven women honored Saturday as Beta Sigma Phi’s valentine queens.

She and her husband, Richard Strandlund, have two children, Cindy and Brian. Mrs. Strandlund is employed as secretary to the dean of the College of Fine arts and Applied Sciences at the University of Central Arkansas.

10 years ago


Optimist Arkansas District immediate past governor Sonja Parsons presented Barbara Perrigo, president of the Twilight Optimist Club with a pair of awards during the Optimists’ recent joint meeting. The Twilight Club received the Club of Honor and Distinguished Club awards for their performance over the past year.


Faulkner Sports Roundup: UCA baseball, softball and tennis, Guy and Mayflower basketball, CBC baseball

The University of Central Arkansas baseball team staged an amazing comeback Saturday, scoring six runs with two outs in the ninth on the way to a 10-9 victory over Evansville in 10 innings at Bear Stadium. Read more

Sugar Bears extend winning streak to 12 in a 83-39 rout

With Saturday’s 83-39 win over Houston Baptist University at the Farris Center, the UCA Sugar Bears extended their win streak to 12 games, which is a program record. Read more