Category Archives: By Sherelle Black

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court ruled today that the Defense of Marriage Act, the law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages legalized by the states, is unconstitutional. “The federal statute is invalid, for no legitimate purpose … Continue reading

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Hostess makes a return

For 82 years, Hostess has been filling bellies with delicious snacks such as DingDongs, Ho Hos, Donettes and CupCakes amongst others. In November, the company filed for bankruptcy leaving many people in an uproar about their beloved sweets being taken … Continue reading

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In need of some entertainment

While pondering on what shall I do this weekend in El Dorado, I realized all of the entertainment is out of town. This weekend is the 42nd annual Oil Town festival located at Broadway and 10th St. in Smackover. The … Continue reading

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Looking for a job?

After much anticipation, El Dorado’s Mellor Park Mall is finally receiving a new addition to their shopping center, department store T.J. Maxx. T.J. Maxx will be holding a hiring event from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on June 24-25. It … Continue reading

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Garland County Deputy held in County Jail

Garland County Sheriff Deputy Neil Parliment, 39, was booked into the Union County Jail Thursday where he is on hold for the U.S. Marshals Service. According to a press release from United States Attorney Conner Eldridge, Parliment was arrested for … Continue reading

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Free concert in Bentonville

In efforts to promote the Essence Music Festival, an annual music festival held in New Orleans every July 4th weekend, Bentonville will be hosting “The Road to Essence Festival.” The free concert will be this Friday at 6 p.m. at … Continue reading

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Is the gun control movement over?

After mass shootings in a Colorado theater and a Connecticut elementary school last year, the push for gun control was on every news channel and more importantly on Congress’ agenda. This week is the six-month anniversary of the Sandy Hook … Continue reading

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Meet El Dorado News-Times newest reporter

Hello! My name is Sherelle Black and I will be your newest blogger. I am a Bossier City native and a recent journalism graduate from Louisiana Tech University. Go Bulldawgs!! You’ll find my writing is very straight to the point … Continue reading

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