Category Archives: General

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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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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Guantanamo Bay prisoners subject to inhumane force-feeding

It’s hard to believe that just 90 miles south of Florida, prisoners at the United States Guantanamo Bay are being inhumanely force fed in a process that allows for them to be shackled into restraint chairs while a tube is … 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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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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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! Because I’ll have been solidly in Phoenix for a week by the time Christmas rolls around I’ll say it now to all Between Editions readers that I hope you each have a very Merry Christmas with your loved … Continue reading

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For what are you most thankful?

Before the bountiful feasting begins and Black Friday participants venture into the most hectic shopping day of the year, we at the News-Times are interested in what you are most thankful for heading into the season that celebrates it. This … Continue reading

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Are you preparing for a Mayan doomsday?

Tomorrow is one month away from when the Mayan calendar finishes one of its great cycles and many believe — coinciding with the end of the Mayan calendar — the world will end in a cataclysmic fire. The News-Times wants … Continue reading

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Remembering the school amid the ruin

In 2008 when Huttig’s elementary school students were forced to join their counterparts in Strong, the door firmly slammed on what was formerly the Huttig School District. Consolidated into the Strong-Huttig School District in 2004-2005 after enrollment fell below the … Continue reading

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My public challenge to Huttig Mayor Tony Cole

Huttig Mayor Tony Cole is lashing out against the News-Times with a threat against me in a handwritten letter delivered today that alleges I am involved in the goings on in Huttig. Because I have nothing to hide and would … Continue reading

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LRNA gets new body scanner

Prepare to be scanned. Those four words will be the closest thing to a warning passengers awaiting flights at the Little Rock National Airport will get before being sweep over, from head to toe, electronically. However, this body scanner is … Continue reading

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