El Dorado News

August 03, 2015
El Dorado News Times

In their words: Planned Parenthood

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton and 23 of his colleagues have combined to introduce legislation to defund Planned Parenthood, a national organization that provides various health services to women, including abortion.

Local Digest, 8-3-15

The South Arkansas Community College Library will be opening their new Archives and Special Collections to the public with a reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

BARBARA A. FAIRRIS, Notice of service

Services for Barbara Ann Fairris, 65, of Strong, will be held at 10 a.m. today at Young’s Chapel with Brother Greg Cook officiating. Interment will follow at New London Cemetery under the direction of Young’s ...

The epitome of grace

After 10 years of practicing, Amy Tolbert, 13, danced her way into New York City’s prestigious Joffrey Ballet School’s intensive summer program. Amy, who is a student at Barton Junior High School and a cheerleader, enjoys dancing more than anything.

Business People, 8-3-15

Jena Compton will join Simmons First National Corp. in September as executive vice president-chief people officer and assistant general counsel. Compton has served since November 2012 as the senior vice president for human resources for Acxiom Corp. in Little Rock. She joined Acxiom in 2000 as a staff attorney.