El Dorado News

August 23, 2017
El Dorado News Times

State News

Arts center announces 2017-2018 theater season

The South Arkansas Arts Center recently announced its lineup of titles for the 2017-2018 theatre season at an announcement party held in the art galleries on Saturday. The upcoming season will be SAAC’s 54th year of theatre productions. The party included a production of the fast-paced play, “Completely Hollywood (Abridged)” and guests came dressed as their favorite Hollywood stars.

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To do 8-21

Numerous streets within El Dorado that are perpendicular to each other lack street corner signs and only have signs adjacent to the intersection causing motorists traveling parallel to the sign to look toward a direction where there is no opportunity drive, inevitably missing their turn.

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Next 48 8-21

TODAY The Smackover-Norphlet School District will consider personnel and drug test policy changes, and an animal science resolution at its meeting at 5:30 p.m. today in the central office board room.

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City to seek chamber expertise on possible land purchase

Planned Tuesday meeting canceled to give officials more time to consider plan for property

When it comes to a potential purchase of an old industry site, the El Dorado mayor is looking to ensure control over what type of business comes to the area, while the El Dorado Works Board chairman isn’t sure the city’s budget can handle the expense.

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Truck-A-Palooza 1

Four-year-old Lena Ndiaye (above) sits in a Pafford medical helicopter and waves as David Taylor takes her photo while attending the 2017 Truck-A-Palooza event on Saturday. The event, which showcased vehicles from the El Dorado Police and Fire Dept., the Union County Sheriff’s Office, etc., also featured mural painting from the South Arkansas Arts Center, face painting an Army National Guard obstacle course, a bounce house, free popcorn and beverages. The event was held at the campus of the former El Dorado High School and is sponsored by the El Dorado Service League.

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