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 Young folks find the Boys and Girls Club’s haunted house a bit on the scary side. The Boys and Girls Club held the event Friday evening at the South East Unit.
Category: Local News    Published: Saturday, October 25th, 2014     comments
Charges of aggravated assault on a family or household member and possession of a firearm by a certain person with habitual offender status against Terrence Billings were dismissed on Thursday in Union County Circuit Court, First Division.According to a police report, the first degree criminal misch...
Category: Local News    Published: Saturday, October 25th, 2014     comments
The Union County Board of Election Commissioners was recently made aware of an electioneering violation during the early voting hours of Oct. 23, according to Greg Harrison, chairman of the Union County Election Commission.He said the campaign sign of a local candidate was found next to the entrance...
Category: Local News    Published: Saturday, October 25th, 2014     comments
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Lynn Smith takes a photograph with her iPad of those attending the Southwest District Auxiliary’s fall quarterly meeting on Thursday at First Assembly of God Church. Auxiliary members representing each of the nine hospitals in the southwest district heard words from Kyle Swift, chief executive...
Category: Local News    Published: Saturday, October 25th, 2014     comments
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Name: Murphy Joe Aaron Sr.Date of Birth: March 10, 1960Age: 54How long have you lived in the area you hope to represent? All my lifeOccupations: Evers Contracting, self-employed — owns own construction companyFamily: Wife, one son, two step-daughters, six grandchildren, and one great-grandchil...
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Name: Roy BullockDate of Birth: Aug. 21, 1945Age: 69How long have you lived in the area you hope to represent? I was born and raised here. I left in 1963 to join the military, and I have been back since 2008.Occupations: Retired — U.S. Air Force and The Boeing CompanyFamily: Wife, four childre...
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Name: Benito GlossonDate of Birth: Nov. 8, 1969Age: 44How long have you lived in the area you hope to represent? All my lifeOccupations: Singer, activist, community leaderFamily: Two childrenEducation: Graduate of El Dorado High School, some college at University of Central ArkansasWork Experience:...
Category: Local News    Published: Saturday, October 25th, 2014     comments
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Name: Kensel SpiveyDate of Birth: Nov. 5, 1983Age: 30How long have you lived in the area you hope to represent? All my lifeOccupations: Arkansas Rehabilitation Services and adjunct professor at South Arkansas Community CollegeFamily: Mother, brother, nephew, host of aunts, uncles and cousinsEducatio...
Category: Local News    Published: Saturday, October 25th, 2014     comments
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Construction workers assemble a giant crane on Peach Street that will be used during construction of the new Murphy Oil building. Construction on the huge project is proceeding well as the weather has cooperated and workers have had to deal with few slow downs.
Category: Stand Alone Photo    Published: Saturday, October 25th, 2014     comments
NEW YORK (AP) — Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Afric...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, October 25th, 2014     comments
• Greater New Jerusalem C.M. Missionary Baptist Church: An appreciation service for the Rev. James and Shellie Manning will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the church, located at 1400 N. Gray St. Pastor LaDebra Van Hook will deliver the message. Lunch will be served from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. The ch...
Category: Church News    Published: Saturday, October 25th, 2014     comments
Picture: Dancing priests: Father David Rider, left, and Father John Gibson...
Dancing priests: Father David Rider, left, and Father John Gibson...
ROME (AP) — A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keys-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract.The Rev. David Rider, 29, of Hyde Park, New York, and the Rev...
Category: Church News    Published: Saturday, October 25th, 2014     comments
North Korean detainee was treated well, attorney saysWEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — The lawyer for an American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub says the man was treated well by the North Korean government and is in good health.Attorney Tim...
Category: Church News    Published: Saturday, October 25th, 2014     comments
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Methodist pastor who was disciplined for officiating at his son's same-sex wedding will soon find out whether he can remain an ordained minister in the nation's second-largest Protes-tant denomination.The Rev. Frank Schaefer was suspended and then defrocked last year af...
Category: Church News    Published: Saturday, October 25th, 2014     comments
Authorities say shooter also killed in cafeteria rampage
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A student opened fire Friday in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle, killing at least one person and shooting several others in the head, officials said. The gunman also died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said.Students in the cafeteria said the gunman...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, October 25th, 2014     comments
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A worker with El Dorado Roofing wears warmer clothes while installing new shingles on the roof of First Assembly of God Church as the temperatures hovered in the low-50’s on Thursday morning.
Category: Stand Alone Photo    Published: Saturday, October 25th, 2014     comments
Picture: Shooting in California: Law enforcement officers gather at the site where a Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy...
Shooting in California: Law enforcement officers gather at the site where a Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An assailant shot three sheriff’s deputies in two neighboring Northern California counties on Friday, also shooting and wounding a bystander in an attempt to carjack a vehicle, sheriff’s officials said.One of the wounded deputies later died of his injuries...
Category: Wire News    Published: Saturday, October 25th, 2014     comments
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