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April 19, 2015
El Dorado News Times

Judge named for juried art competition

The South Arkansas Arts Center has announced the selection of Dr. Stanton Thomas, curator of European and Decorative Art at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, to judge the 2015 Annual Juried Art Competition, according ...

DOROTHA S. EVANS

Funeral for Dorotha Sparks Evans, 87, of Uniontown, Ohio, and formerly of Warren, will be at 2 p.m. today at Frazer’s Funeral Home Chapel in Warren.

NELDA N. BENSON

Nelda Nolene Benson, 69, of Wesson, died Thursday, April 9, 2015, at Life Touch Hospice in El Dorado.

JEWEL D. DARDEN

Jewel E. Darden, 76, of El Dorado, died Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Medical Center of South Arkansas.

EARL F. GORMAN

Earl Franklin Gorman, 96, of Hampton, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015, at Medical Center of South Arkansas in El Dorado.

Judge named for juried art competition

The South Arkansas Arts Center has announced the selection of Dr. Stanton Thomas, curator of European and Decorative Art at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, to judge the 2015 Annual Juried Art Competition, according to a news release from the SAAC.

Judge named for juried art competition

The South Arkansas Arts Center has announced the selection of Dr. Stanton Thomas, curator of European and Decorative Art at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, to judge the 2015 Annual Juried Art Competition, according to a news release from the SAAC.

Cubans to open talks about US fugitives as ties warm

HAVANA (AP) — The U.S. and Cuba will open talks about two of America’s most-wanted fugitives as part of a new dialogue about law-enforcement cooperation made possible by President Barack Obama’s decision to remove Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terror, the State Department announced Wednesday.

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