Category Archives: News

Stage gives back to community

HOUSTON – Stage is turning the month of March into “30 Days of Giving”. All Stage customers who visit the El Dorado store between March 1-30, 2014 will be invited to donate to Thirteenth South Judicial District CASA, a valued … Continue reading

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Keeping up with the Olympics

As you may be aware, the United States is currently competing in the Winter Olympics. If you haven’t had time to sit and watch the wintery games on NBC here is a quick update: The United States is currently in … Continue reading

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Holiday Lighting Ceremony

Organizers of the Downtown Holiday Lighting Ceremony, which is scheduled to begin at 5:15 p.m. today, are closely watching the weather, and for now, they’re in “the show must go on” mode. Mark Givens, executive director of Main Street El … Continue reading

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How much is your Twitter account worth?

Twitter made its big debut in the stock market world on Thursday closing at $44.90 a share, which according to USA Today, that makes the company’s value at more than $31 billion. As with any other social network site, it … Continue reading

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Pink Pumpkin Event

In light of breast cancer awareness month, Spa On Main will be holding Pink Pumpkin event on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at 209 E. Main St. The event will be an afternoon of breast health updates as well … Continue reading

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19 warrants issued for drug trafficking in El Dorado

Find out tomorrow who was arrested and charged today with federal and state crimes related to trafficking methamphetamine in El Dorado and surrounding areas. The investigation involved local, state and federal law enforcement officers participating in the FBI Safe Streets … Continue reading

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We all scream for ice cream!

El Dorado Creamery is opening in downtown El Dorado and celebrating their grand opening with a Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 30. This frozen yogurt shop will offer 12 rotating flavors with more than … Continue reading

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Amy Crain makes it to Top 15 in Miss America

Miss Arkansas Amy Crain may have not won the crown, but she did advance to the Top 15 round of the Miss America Pageant Sunday night in Atlantic City, N.J. The pageant featured 53 contestants representing the 50 states, District … Continue reading

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Win Razorback Tickets!

The South Arkansas Networking Luncheon sponsored by Simmons First Bank will be giving away two tickets to see the Razorbacks play against Mississippi State in Little Rock on Nov. 23. The tickets will be accompanied with a parking pass. The … Continue reading

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Obama calls for a new college rating system

President Obama spoke to a crowd of more than 7,000 today at the University of Buffalo. The university was his first stop of a two-day bus tour through New York and Pennsylvania. While speaking to the university, the President proposed … Continue reading

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‘American Idol’ bus to stop in Little Rock

“American Idol” will be sending its audition bus to Little Rock on Saturday to find new talent for it’s 13th season, according to an article on www.arkansasonline.com. Those that audition in Little Rock will have first dibs on a spot … Continue reading

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Today is for the lefties!

Today marks the 21st annual International Left-Handers Day, where all left-handed people are celebrated around the world. The day began in 1992 by The Left Handers Club,an organization formed in 1990 aiming to keep members in touch with developments, make … Continue reading

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rue21 opens tomorrow!

In addition to T.J. Maxx, Mellor Park Mall will also be home to the trendy specialty discount retailer, rue21. A ribbon cutting and grand opening will be held at 9:55 a.m. tomorrow. With more than 950 store locations, rue21 aims … Continue reading

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Decisions…Decisions

If you have picked up this morning’s paper you may have noticed the article on the state’s sales tax holiday. It states the third annual holiday will be this weekend, but what they didn’t mention is Louisiana’s sales tax holiday … Continue reading

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Electric chair possible solution for executions

An Arkansas judge ruled on August 15, 2011 that certain sections of the state’s execution law are unconstitutional. The question revolved around the wide allowance of drugs used in the lethal injections. Now, some state legislators are considering other options … Continue reading

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