El Dorado News

June 25, 2018
El Dorado News Times

State News

Complex board discusses master plan in hearing

The last of three public hearings regarding a master plan for the El Dorado-Union County Recreation Complex was held last week, and attendees heard from a former complex board member who provided clarification and insight on a project that was proposed for the facility years ago.

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City officials discuss agreement with ArDOT

The city of El Dorado has agreed to enter into another partnership with the state highway department to complete improvement projects for U.S. 82B (Hillsboro/Junction City Road) and U.S. 167B (West Avenue).

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‘It’s a calling’

Jan Lawson named CASA Volunteer of the Month

It’s been nine years since Jan Lawson struggled to find the offices of the South Arkansas Children’s Coalition and signed up to be a volunteer with the Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, program.

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New Cupid Performs

Group dancing: Concertgoers create a dance train on stage while attending the New Cupid outdoor concert in the Murphy Arts District Amphitheater Saturday.

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Grill Wars

Cook-off: Main Street El Dorado volunteer Kim Brashears hands Tim McKinney his rib eye steak before grilling begins for ‘Grill Wars’ in downtown El Dorado Saturday. Twenty-tree participants competed in the Whatley’s One Stop Sizzlin’ Steak Cook-off in which the winner will receive a bid to the National Steak Cook-off.

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