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August 23, 2017
El Dorado News Times

Local Digest, 2-17-17

This article was published February 17, 2017 at 5:00 a.m.

SIGHT plans Sunday meeting

EL DORADO — The SIGHT (Sight Impaired Group Help Team) will meet at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, at the Dumas Memorial Methodist Church, 132 S. Wyatt Drive.

Entertainment will be presented by John Haynie and “Old Friends.” The public is invited.

2017 Black History Poster, Essay contest winners announced

EL DORADO — Meet Me at the Court and The Bailey Family announced the winners of the 2017 Black History Poster and Essay Contest.

Winners of the poster contest, kindergarten –fifth grade, are LaNiya Phillips, first place; Sharnesia Tate, second place; Daniel Frazier, third place; and Ji’queveon Jefferson, Best of Show.

For the essay contest, sixth – eighth grade winners are Curtis Jefferson, first place; Andrell Brown, second place; and Alex Smith, third place.

Ninth – 12th-grade winners for the essay contest are Tomijah Smith, first place; Arriona Brown, second place; and Kurtishonna Jefferson, third place.

Cathy Harrell to

suggest organization skills

EL DORADO — The South Arkansas Center on Aging, a program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, in partnership with HealthWorks Fitness Center, the Medical Center of South Arkansas and South Arkansas Community College will present OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at HealthWorks.

Cathy Harrell will give tips on organization skills for the New Year.

For more information, contact the UAMS South Arkansas Center on Aging at (870) 881-8969.

City office closings for President’s Day

EL DORADO — All administrative offices of the City of El Dorado, including those of the police and fire departments, will be closed Monday for President’s Day. Police and fire services will operate as usual, and garbage collections will resume a day later than normal.

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