Category Archives: By Michael Orrell

Live in Concert

Contemporary Christian artist Jeremy Camp and his wife, Adie, performed at the El Dorado Municipal Auditorium on Saturday night. Here are a few pictures that I took while on assignment.

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Memory Lane

Michael Orrell/Between Editions Hollin Whitten remembers when he was 13 years old and his father bought his first car, a Model T Ford. David Ragsdale of Russellville, Arkansas provided this 1923 Ford Model T touring car so Whitten could take … Continue reading

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Tulip Time

Michael Orrell/Between Editions I had the enjoyment of local residents allowing me into  their beautiful tulip patches around El Dorado.  I would like to say a special thanks to Arley and Betty Cathey, Russ and Gay Bechelheimer, and Ann James … Continue reading

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Taylor stops Parkers Chapel 6-2

Michael Orrell/Between Editions Parkers Chapel’s Dylan Shields tags out Taylor’s Schuyler Murph out at second base. The Tigers knocked off the Trojans 6-2 Monday in Parkers Chapel.

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B-5….BINGO !

Area bingo players use colored daubers to mark out numbers on their bingo cards as the caller shouts out the latest number in the Bingo Hall of the American Legion Post 10, located at 105 Christian Drive in El Dorado. … Continue reading

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Gnarly Dude

Bryar Nutt pulls off a nose grind on one of the skate obstacles at the Bodenheimer Skate park in El Dorado, as Jamin Alexis, Bryce Nutt, and Will Bradley await their turn to show off their tricks. The local Thrashers … Continue reading

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Where there’s smoke…

El Dorado Fire Department firefighters extinguish brush that caught fire due to a nearby structure fire on East Main Street as other firefighters battle the blaze from inside the burning structure. The cause of the Tuesday afternoon fire, which caused … Continue reading

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Pirates of Penzance

Frederic, played by Michael D. Odom, tells fellow pirates, Samuel, played by Benjamin Brown, and Pirate King, played by Shelton Harden, that he will devote himself to the extermination of piracy on stage in the Callaway Theatre of the South … Continue reading

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PC topples Lady Dragons 4-1

In a home game against Junction City, PC walked away with a hard-fought 4-1 victory. This affair was still up for grabs going into the sixth inning. For more action shots for this game, click read on.

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Old Glory

I was recently on an assignment at the Union County Court House and this flag, hanging from the second floor, caught my eye. Not only was the flag a thing of beauty, but the details that went into the construction … Continue reading

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INSIDE OUTSIDE on the TABLE

The His-and-Her House (1993-94) made of Chipboard and Mixed Media by Robert J Fakelmann sits on display in the Price and Merkle Galleries of the South Arkansas Art Center, as guest look over other pieces by Fakelmann, Alexis Elizabeth Wreden … Continue reading

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Porcelain Series

Jack Turner Jr admires new works in oil by Melanie Pyron at Backwoods Art and Frame Gallery in downtown El Dorado Saturday evening. Photos from Costa Rica taken by Pyron, inspired the paintings. Pyron is a local artist and the … Continue reading

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PITCH, HIT, and RUN

The El Dorado Jaycee’s hosted the PITCH, HIT, and RUN competition Saturday, at the El Dorado Boys and Girls Club B-League field. Each participant was tested by throwing strikes to a ‘Strike Zone’, hitting a ball off a stationary tee … Continue reading

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Pine Wood Derby

The Grand Prix Pinewood Derby was held Saturday, in the activity center of College Avenue Church of Christ. Cub Scouts of all ages competed against the clock to determined the winner of each group. The Derby is open to all … Continue reading

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Washington Middle School Spring Carnival

Michael Orrell/Between Editions The Washington Middle School PTA sponsored a Spring Carnival Thursday evening at the campus of Washington Middle School. The event featured all sorts of activities for children young and old. Participants had a chance to take a … Continue reading

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