Suspect allegedly pinned officer between van, fence
Arrest warrants were issued Tuesday for a man who is wanted for dragging an El Dorado police officer with his vehicle last week when he tried to drive away as police attempted to take him into custody on charges stemming from prior arrest warrants.Robert R. Holmes, 25, is wanted on a slew of felony...
Category: Local News    Published: Wednesday, October 1st, 2014     comments
The second annual Sharion Bailey Whitlock’s Carnival of Love is set for Saturday, and keeping true to its mission, the event will be aimed at children with plenty of activities and displays for the entire family, according to organizer Veronica Bailey.Bailey said the free event, sponsored by M...
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The apparent victim of a telephone scam, a local resident informed the News-Times on Tuesday that her recently attained subscription to the El Dorado News-Times had not yet been delivered. The scammed resident told News-Times employees that, last week, she received a call from an 800 number offering...
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LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A parolee accused of abducting and killing a top-selling Arkansas real estate agent had contacted her to set up an appointment to view a vacant house, authorities said Tuesday, hours after discovering the woman’s body in a shallow grave at a concrete company.Police fou...
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Britain joins U.S.-led air campaign
SALHIYAH, Iraq (AP) — Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq captured a border crossing with Syria on Tuesday, expelling Islamic State militants in heavy fighting that ground down to vicious house-to-house combat and close quarters sniping.In neighboring Syria, Kurdish militiamen were on the defens...
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 Fallen leaves make a wall as Rodney Kelly blows them into a pile to pick up and haul away from the Briarwood Apartments on Tuesday. Today’s forecast calls for a 20 percent chance of showers with a high in the upper 80s.
Category: Local News    Published: Wednesday, October 1st, 2014     comments
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 Local comedian Sarah Henry entertains the crowd during El Dorado Connections Tri-County/RSVP’s Fall Round-Up in the parish hall of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on Tuesday. The event was a way for El Dorado Connections/RSVP to give thanks to their many volunteers, who enjoyed a lunch...
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SHERWOOD (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush praised education proposals from gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson in Arkansas Tuesday despite differences between the Republicans on key school reforms, as the potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate stepped up campaigning for Republicans in...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Under withering criticism from Congress, the director of the Secret Service on Tuesday admitted failures in her agency’s critical mission of protecting the president but repeatedly sidestepped key questions about how a knife-carrying intruder penetrated ring after ring...
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Dallas doctors confirm first Ebola case in United StatesDALLAS (AP) — A patient at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesday.The patient was in isolation at Texas Health Presby...
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Picture:  In this July 17 photo, Kevin Torres, 7, right, helps his neighbor, Darwin Ruiz, 5, put his shoes on in H...
 In this July 17 photo, Kevin Torres, 7, right, helps his neighbor, Darwin Ruiz, 5, put his shoes on in H...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is initiating a program to give refugee status to some young people from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador in response to the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border.Under the program, immigrants from those countries who ar...
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan and the United States signed a security pact on Tuesday to allow U.S. forces to remain in the country past the end of year, ending a year of uncertainty over the fate of foreign troops supporting Afghans as they take over the fight against the Taliban insu...
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HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader refused to meet with pro-democracy demonstrators by their midnight deadline Tuesday, despite their threats to expand the street protests that have posed the stiffest challenge to Beijing’s authority since China took control of the former British...
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MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — American mobile Ebola labs should be up and running in Liberia this week, and U.S. troops have broken ground for a field hospital, as the international community races to increase the ability to care for the spiraling number of people infected with the disease.Ebola is...
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 Union County Sports Hall of Fame board members Rod Mills, right, and Larry Murphy, both graduates of Norphlet High School, straighten letter jackets representing NHS boys and girls sports from the past eight decades in their display window on Tuesday. The UCSHF is located on Elm Street next to...
Category: Stand Alone Photo    Published: Wednesday, October 1st, 2014     comments
Picture: Kenneth Farid shows off his FIBA gold medal during media day in Denver.
Kenneth Farid shows off his FIBA gold medal during media day in Denver.
DENVER (AP) — Coach K believed in him, enough to even ask him to take charge of the team. All Stars listened to him, too, especially at crunch time.So, yeah, Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried is soaring with confidence heading into the season. He's ready to take his high-flying game to eve...
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AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Quan Bray might only touch the ball two or three times a game, but he has become a playmaker for No. 5 Auburn.The Tigers' senior receiver and punt return man is coming off the best performance of a career that hasn't taken off like the onetime top recruit hoped. Bray scored...
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