Category Archives: Entertainment

Oh Arnold…

As an avid Terminator/True Lies/Kindergarten Cop fan who grew up watching the Austrian body-builder on the small screen of our living room, I had to share: The Governator, The Schwarzenegger, my buddy Arnold, is in the news again following his … Continue reading

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Get a preview of this weekend’s music scene

This weekend will be a busy one in South Arkansas, including a music benefit for a young boy, the annual Mayhaw Festival, a motorcycle poker run and live music by Calion Lake. Get all the details in Friday’s News-Times from … Continue reading

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What the heck is a CCC boy? Rod knows…

Trey Hawkins and Aaron Murphy from The Trey Hawkins Band will be doing a free acoustic show in downtown El Dorado Friday night. Entertainment Writer Roderick Harrington will give you details in his column on Friday. Also find out about … Continue reading

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Testing her cooking skills

Make sure to check out Joan Hershberger’s new blog post today in The Bumbling Thumb!

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And for all you music fans out there…

“The Three Phantoms,” The Unfit Mothers and Age of Man all will be part of this weekend’s entertainment in and around El Dorado. Weekend Editor Roderick Harrington will write about it in Friday’s News-Times. Also, read what Arkansas State University … Continue reading

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Can you outthink the legislators?

My guess would be a resounding yes. With the help of Dave’s Redistricting you can attempt to solve the initiative that have right and left Arkansas legislators all over the map (pun intended). Complete with 2010 Census data, the software … Continue reading

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Magic Springs announces 2011 lineup

Grab your swimsuit and those water wings because Magic Springs just announced its summer concert series with a number of big names (a “star-studded lineup” according to the release) set to take the stage at the Hot Springs water park. … Continue reading

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Cross-country runner passes through El Dorado

Zoë Romano, an adventurous woman from Portland, Maine, is running from coast to coast in an effort to raise money for the Boys & Girls Club of America. She accepts donations on her website. Her quest is taking her from … Continue reading

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Women’s expo held Thursday night

The Healthy Woman First Anniversary Party was held at the El Dorado Conference Center last night. Vendors, informational booths, food and a keynote address from Motivational Speaker Dale Thomas were some of the event’s highlights. See more in tomorrow’s News-Times.

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Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79

Noteworthy not only for her film work, but arguably more so for her real life romances, numerous marriages and ability to be famous simply for the sake of being famous (the first of the Britneys, Parises or any of the … Continue reading

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“Heaven is for real”

Here’s hoping this isn’t too much Today Show for the blog, but despite the infotainment quality, this story is amazing. Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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Shreveport Times gives El Dorado a thumbs up

According to Maggie Martin, of the Shreveport Times, El Dorado is the place to go for a weekend jaunt.

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At it again

Mike Huckabee, who’s come under the media microscope (even more so than before) recently received more attention for his admonitions toward Natalie Portman and other single celebrity soon-to-be moms for showing a glamorized version of out-of-wedlock pregnancies and motherhood. Huck … Continue reading

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“Two and a Half Men” pulled

In the first (and hopefully last) post about Charlie Sheen — he’s nearly as irritating as Lindsay Lohan nowadays — CBS officially cancelled production for “Two and a Half Men,” which was set to begin again next week. Following a … Continue reading

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Why clients don’t show up to court

Judge Hamilton Singleton, in response to laughter from attorneys who couldn’t figure out why so many of their clients weren’t showing up during Union County Circuit Court Thursday: “I can’t make them smarter.”

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