Category Archives: Family

Ambiguous abortion amendment shot down by attorney general

The second in a pair of ambiguously-worded amendments to the Arkansas Constitution that would ban most abortions in the state was turned down by Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today, according to Arkansas News. The revised version, submitted by Personhood Arkansas … Continue reading

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Skate rink to host final bash

For those still considering their Friday night plans, consider stopping by the former Hot Wheels Skating Center, 1334 W. Hillsboro, which will be hosting a final bash from 7 to 10 p.m. tonight before it closes its doors for good. … Continue reading

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Local family shares Christmas cheer

When the chill of winter rolls into town, many citizens turn their thoughts to Christmas time and the joy it brings to both them and their families. Every family has its own traditions, whether it be making chicken and dumplings … Continue reading

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After inadvertently shooting a cannonball sky-high only to have the projectile smash through a neighboring house and come to stop in a nearby vehicle, Mythbusters hosts traveled to California to apologize to the victims whom law enforcement officials say only … Continue reading

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Eight-year-old boy: “My mommy, Miss Bachmann, my mommy is gay and she doesn’t need fixing.”

Gay or straight, man or woman, white, black, purple or green, pro-gay marriage or against the issue, whatever your descriptor, I think we can all admit, this took courage. Fuller details provided by The Slate reveal that 8-year-old Elijah attended … Continue reading

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Christmas Parade tonight

With more than 110 entries, including floats, cars, trucks, marching bands, horses and walking groups, the El Dorado Christmas Parade is sure to be a spectacle at 7 p.m. tonight. People have begun lining up all day along the parade … Continue reading

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Arkansas ranks high for marriage, divorce rates

From a mass of other high ranking southern states, Arkansas wins as a standout with one of the highest divorce rates nationally, according to a study released last week by the U.S. Census Bureau. Though 26.4 percent of Arkansan men … Continue reading

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