An El Dorado man who was wielding what was described as “a big Michael Myers knife” is expected to make his first appearance in court today on a felony charge of second-degree battery for allegedly stabbing another man during a fight, according to a police report.Kerwin R. Johnson, 25, o...
Category: Local News    Published: Friday, October 31st, 2014     comments
Started by a few pastors and a local church, Interfaith Clinic has served Union County for many decades, providing medical needs to low income and uninsured individuals. Jill Temple, executive director of Interfaith, spoke about the clinic during the Thursday meeting of the El Dorado Civitan Club.&l...
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Henlea Stevens grabs an apple out of a bucket at the Hope Landing Hope-o-ween. The Halloween party for kids was held Thursday evening.
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Dorothy May
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Name: Dorothy MayDate of Birth: Aug. 16, 1953Age: 61How long have you lived in the area you hope to represent? 30 yearsOccup-ation: Home-makerFamily: Three children and four grandchildrenEducation: 1971 graduate of Stone High School in Stone County, Miss.Work Experience: Volunteer Fire Department&md...
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Van Page
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Name: Van PageDate of Birth: Jan. 27, 1964Age: 50How long have you lived in the area you hope to represent? All my lifeOccupation: Insurance agent for Reliable LifeFamily: Three children and seven grandchildrenEducation: 1981 graduate of Farmerville High School; obtained Associate of Early Childhood...
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Eric Frein apprehended in abandoned airplane hangar
Picture: Captured: In this Sept. 20 file photo, a wanted advertisement for Eric Frein is displayed at a grocery store i...
Captured: In this Sept. 20 file photo, a wanted advertisement for Eric Frein is displayed at a grocery store i...
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals in an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt that had rattled the nerves of area residents, authorities said...
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 Camp Fire El Dorado holds its annual Trail of Treats for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade Thursday evening at Camp Wotapi in Parkers Chapel. The kids went around to several groups of Campfire girls who rewarded them with treats in the form of candy. Many of the kids got to ride to Camp...
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Rare move ratchets already heightened tensions in city
Picture: Mideast clashes: Palestinian youths run during clashes with Israeli border police after Moatez Higazi was shot...
Mideast clashes: Palestinian youths run during clashes with Israeli border police after Moatez Higazi was shot...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel closed all access to Jerusalem’s most sensitive religious site on Thursday, a rare move that ratcheted up already heightened tensions following the attempted assassination of a prominent Jewish religious activist and the killing of his suspected Palestinian assail...
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SURUC, Turkey (AP) — A vanguard force of Iraqi peshmerga troops entered the embattled Syrian border town of Kobani from Turkey on Thursday, part of a larger group of 150 fighters that the Kurds hope will turn back an offensive by militants of the Islamic State group.The deployment, accompanied...
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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea announced Thursday it will quarantine foreigners for 21 days over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus, even though no cases of the disease have been reported in the reclusive country, or anywhere in Asia, and very few foreigners are allowed to enter...
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Ryan Stell, with the El Dorado Street Department, plugs in a holiday light after hanging it on a utility pole along Cedar Street on Thursday morning. Stell and James Lewis were busy hanging holiday lighting around the square in preparation of the annual Downtown Holiday Lighting ceremony, which will...
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 Paul Butler, park ranger at Moro Bay State Park, talks about an ash tree during a Lunch Hour Stroll at the Arboretum on Thursday. Those who joined Butler for a leisurely stroll learned about the different trees in the arboretum, why trees are important, how to tell how old a tree is, and how t...
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