El Dorado News

December 11, 2017
El Dorado News Times

State News


Decomer Cameron, 80, of El Dorado, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 at Timberlane Health & Rehab. He was born Feb. 24, 1937 in El Dorado. He was the son of Ellis Came-ron and Daisy Hanson Came-ron. He retired from Northrop Grum-man as a expediter. He was preceded in death by his parents; and stepfather, Milton Andrews. Survivors are his fiancé, Denese Harper; one daughter, Terry Powell Terry; five brothers, Floyd Cameron (Marian), Ellis Cameron Jr., George Cameron, James Andrews (Jane) and the Rev. Larry Andrews (Elaine); three sisters, Helen Bonner, Melvia Morman, and Shirley Jones (Earl); two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 at Victory Bible Church with Apostles Ruby and Robert Green officiating. Burial will follow in Lott Burgy Cemetery under the direction of Andrews Funeral Home. All public viewing will be after the funeral.

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Church Chimes

Bell tower repairs: Chadd Acord and Matt Reynolds ride a telescopic boom lift as they prepare to paint the terra cotta on the exterior of the bell tower at First Presbyterian Church in downtown El Dorado. The terra cotta is being replaced as part of a repair the tower is undergoing after a lighting strike damaged it and the 16 note Deagan Tower Chime system inside.

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Local Digest, 11-30-17

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program plans dance The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) for persons ages 55 and older, will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at Champagnolle Landing Senior Center, 910 E. Fourth St., El Dorado. Music will be provided by “William & Friends.” Admission is $6 and no smoking or alcohol will be allowed. Chance Miller and the 67s to play at Hill’s Chance Miller and the 67s will play at 9 p.m. Friday at Hill’s Pool Hall in El Dorado. A $5 cover charge will be taken at the door. Union County Conservation District has pecans for sale The Union County Conservation District has received a new shipment of nuts in time for Christmas. They are from the 2017 crop year in South Georgia. Items for sale include: one-pound bag of mammoth pecan halves or pieces, $11 and five-pound bag of raw Spanish peanuts, $15. Orders may be placed by calling 870-863-8634 or at the district office at 612 N. Flenniken St. (corner of Grove and College) in El Dorado from noon until 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Proceeds from the sale benefit the soil and water conservation projects the district conducts in Union County.

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Next 48, 11-30-17

TODAY: Thursday, Nov. 30 The United Way of Union County will have a hamburger plate special fundraiser from 11 a.m. until 1:15 p.m. today at the Medical Center of South Arkansas HomeStyle Cafe. The $5 meal will include a grilled burger with all the trimmings, potato salad, baked beans, dessert and a drink. Call 864-3377 or 864-3378 to order and for pickup. TOMORROW: Friday, Dec. 1 Chinese Acrobats will perform at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Griffin Music Hall. For ticket information, visit eldomad.com. The 13th Judicial District Court Appointed Special Advocates and KIX103 will host its 15th annual Make A Smile Happen Toy Drive from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. tomorrow at Walmart Super Center on North West Avenue. The toy drive will continue Saturday.

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Dan Smith to speak at TOUCH Coalition

Daniel P. Smith, Murphy Arts District vice president of hospitality and operations/general manager, will be the guest speaker at the Dec. 5 meeting for TOUCH (Tremendous Opportunities for Union County Health) Coalition. The meeting will be held at Simmons Bank, 100 W. Grove St., in the second floor Community Room.

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Cosmetologist joins Spa on Main team

Brandy Givens has joined the Spa on Main team as a licensed cosmetologist. She recently graduated from the Professional Cosmetology Education Center in El Dorado. Givens is a certified Novalash eyelash extensionist, is passionate about helping others and enjoys color, cuts, manicures, pedicures, waxing, facials and eyelash extensions. Givens is married to Mark Givens and resides in El Dorado with their three children, Baylee, Presley and Blane. Spa on Main is located at 209 E. Main St.

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