El Dorado News

Monday
April 20, 2015
El Dorado News Times

OKC bombing: 20 years past

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Every day when Dr. Rosslyn Biggs goes to work as a federal government veterinarian she is reminded of her mother, one of 168 people killed in the Oklahoma City bombing and ...

Downtown shade

Workers plant a new tree in the sidewalk on the south side of the Union County Courthouse on Friday.

Terror arrests target youths traveling to Syria

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota say arrests have been made in connection with their terrorism investigation into youth who have traveled or tried to travel to Syria to fight with militants, including ...

OKC bombing: 20 years past

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Every day when Dr. Rosslyn Biggs goes to work as a federal government veterinarian she is reminded of her mother, one of 168 people killed in the Oklahoma City bombing and honored Sunday on the 20th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil until Sept. 11, 2001.

Lady Wildcats compete in Spring Hill

SPRING HILL - El Dorado's softball team traveled to Spring Hill on Saturday and came home with two victories out of the three contests. The Lady Wildcats lost their first game to Harleton, Texas 6-0 but bounced back with wins over Hope (11-0) and Murfreesboro (6-0).

Doctors address age-related health care discrimination

Q: I'm 64 and went to a new doctor about knee pain. He looked at my chart and then said, "At your age, you might want to think about scaling back your activities." I excused myself, stood up and walked out. I'm committed to staying very active -- I bike a lot and do yoga twice a week -- and the age discrimination was obvious. I think it's pretty common in health care. How can ...

Miracle of Resurrection

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday gave a full-throated defense of a divisive religious objections bill that critics say could sanction discrimination against same-sex couples in Louisiana

New business

The Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new GenWealth office at 301 North Washington Ave. on Wednesday.

BETTY R. BAUMAN, Notice of service

Interment for Betty Ruth Harrell Bauman, 75, of El Dorado, will be at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens at 11:30 a.m. today with funeral services following at 1:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of El Dorado with the Rev. Brian Trostle officiating, under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors.