UCA Homecoming weekend
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The University of Central Arkansas celebrated its homecoming weekend Oct. 29-30 with numerous activities. Members of the 50 year class were honored at the Half Century Club, young alums were welcomed at the Bear Bash, and Stephanie Sanders was named the homecoming queen. On the field, the Bears enjoyed a 30-23 win over Southeastern Louisiana.
College athlete of the week: Portland State’s Carly McEachran
What she did: Went 3 for 3 with two runs and an RBI in a Saturday win over Seattle University, helping the Vikings move into first place in the Big Sky Conference. In six games during the week, she went 10-for-19 with 10 runs and eight RBI.
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First Friday Coffeehouse features High Ryder Band
The High Ryder Band will be the featured entertainment at the First Friday Coffeehouse to be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Philip G. Cochran Memorial United Methodist Church, Dawson.
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Ofili takes first in 110m hurdles at Drake Relays
Lolo Jones was beaten for the third year in a row at the Drake Relays in her hometown as Tiffany Ofili stormed past her to win the 110-meter hurdles Saturday.
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Working: Fleming the contact for brightening a day with flowers
Ashley Fleming is a customer assistant at Flowers Plus, 216 E. Main St., Streator. She is a senior at Streator Township High School and is enrolled at Illinois Valley Community College for the fall semester. She has one brother, three
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