Category Archives: General

Toastmasters cook up an hour of fun for membership drive

Highlights of the Boomtown Toastmasters’ Oktoberfest event included bratwursts and sauerkraut, root beer floats and a strict warning to impressionable children to always wear sunscreen by a man wearing an orange Halloween mask. About 20 people attended the event as … Continue reading

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And the survey says…

A new poll released by the Department of Political Science at the University of Arkansas shows that more than half the state’s voting populace is dissatisfied with President Obama’s health care plan. Looking at the 80 percent of voters who … Continue reading

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News flash

El Dorado police have made an arrest in the murder of a local woman – Mary Newman-Evans – who went missing in 1999 and whose remains were found in a shallow grave two years later.

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Early voting

1,676 people had voted as of the noon hour Friday.

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Full Moon

The moon shines  bright above El Dorado tonight. The current moon phase is 99%. Photo By: Christopher Smith

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Mayoral candidate sends message

Benito Glosson’s message to El Dorado:

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Painting the town pink

The third Mutt Strut is planned for Oct. 30 in downtown El Dorado – and this year, the event will paint the town pink in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Costume contests for children and pets, as well as … Continue reading

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Candidate forums

The El Dorado Chamber of Commerce, El Dorado News-Times and Noalmark Broadcasting Corp. will host a candidate forum at the El Dorado Municipal Auditorium beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday. A Congressional Forum, featuring the incumbent, Democrat Congressman Mike Ross, of … Continue reading

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El Dorado vs. Sheridan

The El Dorado Wildcats celebrate a victory over Sheridan during the homecoming game Friday. The score was 35 to 0. All photos by: Christopher Smith

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Flying Burger

Word is the construction on the restaurant will begin in November. It should be up and running by March. The location was previously posted – out on Timberlane by the liquor store and meat market.

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It’s Fair Time

The Union County Fair has arrived! With a midway full of rides and games, caramel apples, funnel cakes, extra long corn dogs, beauty pageants, livestock shows, and exhibitions of all types. The fair opens today, Tuesday, Sept. 21 and will … Continue reading

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Our neighbor from Sunday was a hoot

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SARA Manager Retires

Michael Orrell Saying Good By A retirement reception was held for South Arkansas Regional Airport Manager Gary Harrell on Tuesday at the SARA-Goodwin Field. Harrell, who will officially retire this Friday, has been apart of SARA for 25 years and … Continue reading

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Seeing Pink

Between Editions/Michael Orrell Pink Cats — El Dorado High School’s girls varsity basketball team show their support for Breast Cancer by wearing pink ‘LCB’ support t-shirts during warm-up practice before Friday’s game.

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LR urban planner gushes about El Dorado

Little Rock urban planner Jim von Tungeln spoke highly of El Dorado during a recent interview with a state public radio station in Northwest Arkansas. Von Tungeln, who has advised El Dorado in the past, is currently offiering advice to … Continue reading

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