El Dorado News

April 25, 2018
El Dorado News Times


Farewell to a First Lady

Barbara Bush was at peace with the decision to stop curative treatment for her medical ailments — and so was her family. Former President George W. Bush said he was at peace with what happened because his mother was at peace with her decision — and that she believed in and looked forward to the awaiting afterlife.

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The boogie train

In downtown El Dorado work is continuing on Phase One of MAD (The Murphy Arts District), and from the results so far, the prognosis looks great. But I want to jump forward to the completion of Phase Two, which is two years out, and recommend an add-on project that will enhance the overall entertainment venue, and be a real draw not only for MAD, but for Central Arkansas.

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An ecosystem in flux

President Donald Trump’s campaign pledge to “drain the swamp” may see its greatest impact in an unexpected place — the GOP. Republicans are revolving out the door of the Trump administration and announcing plans to not seek re-election in record numbers.

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