‘Scouting for Food’ drive set for Nov. 1The DeSoto Area Council Boy Scouts of America’s annual “Scouting for Food” event will be held on Nov. 1, and those participating are asked to put food in the bag provided by the Scouts and place the sack outside their front door b...
Category: Features    Published: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014     comments
Today• St. James Village Outreach Facility, 1108 E. Hillsboro, will give food only each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Please place clothing only in blue containers in front of building. They do not accept furniture. For more information, contact Bishop George Calloway a...
Category: Features    Published: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014     comments
By the Associated PressToday is Wednesday, Oct. 22, the 295th day of 2014. There are 70 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Oct. 22, 1934, bank robber Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd was shot to death by federal agents and local police at a farm near East Liverpool, Ohio.On this date:In...
Category: Features    Published: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014     comments
Picture: Campaign visit: Mike Ross, center, Democratic candidate for Arkansas governor, meets with school officials and...
Campaign visit: Mike Ross, center, Democratic candidate for Arkansas governor, meets with school officials and...
Keep El Dorado Beautiful will host a Rally for Recycling on Nov. 15, as the group joins with thousands of local organizers holding recycling events across the country to celebrate America Recycles Day, the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United...
Category: Features    Published: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014     comments
More than 24,000 vote early on first dayLITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas election officials say more than 24,000 residents cast a ballot on the first day of early voting, surpassing the number who voted early on the first day for the last midterm election.Secretary of State Mark Martin’s offi...
Category: Features    Published: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014     comments
The St. Louis Restoration Committee is gearing up for its annual fall cleanup, which is set from 8 a.m. until noon on Saturday.Organizers are contacting St. Louis residents and property owners by phone and door-to-door visits and asking them to come out and help spruce up the neighborhood. Property...
Category: Features    Published: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014     comments
Cuba sends 91 more doctors to join fight against EbolaHAVANA (AP) — Every few years Dr. Leonardo Fernandez flies to a nation shaken by natural disaster, political turmoil or disease, leaving his hospital in eastern Cuba for countries that have included Pakistan, Nicaragua and East Timor.On Tue...
Category: Features    Published: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014     comments
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