El Dorado News

October 23, 2017
El Dorado News Times


Hogs Named Feral

This is an open letter to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and the subject is the proliferation of feral hogs in Arkansas.

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Two men, one shining example

In an age of easily retrievable audio and video footage, President Donald Trump continues to speak blatant untruths. During times that call for sincerity and reverence, he is incapable of offering public comments without being offensive and/or bragging on himself. His need to have received, offered or accomplished the most — whether it be votes, crowd size or personal letters to families of the war dead — is pathological.

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Lily Peter – teacher, author, poet, music lover, philanthropist

Some people see the beauty in the world and want to share it with others. Lily Peter spent a lifetime teaching, writing and giving to the people of Arkansas to nurture this love of life and the arts. The acclaimed poet and philanthropist left a deep legacy through the written word, music and the education of countless students that left the world a richer place because of her work.

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Letters to the Editor, 10-15-17

To the Editor: As El Dorado High prepares to celebrate Homecoming 2017, it is worth remembering that 50 years ago a small group of us African-American students were members of the graduating class of 1967. This was 10 years after the Little Rock Nine entered Central High.

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Think pink, schedule those mammograms

Let’s talk tatas. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This annual campaign is aimed at increasing awareness of the disease that impacts about 237,000 women and 2,100 men each year. Pink is the month’s signature color and the White House is awash each night with pink lights.

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