El Dorado News

November 24, 2017
El Dorado News Times

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Prepping Turkeys

Prepping turkeys: Bruce Green cooks the turkeys Tuesday for the Salvation Army Thanksgiving Dinner, which will be on Thanskgiving Day. Green has been cooking turkeys for the Salvation Army’s Thanksgiving for the last 14 years, both smoking and frying the turkeys. The turkeys will be put in the cooler to cool down, and used to prepare the dressing today. All 23 turkeys have been donated to the Salvation Army with six coming from Youngs Funeral Home. Another 14 turkeys and five hams were donated from the KIX-Giving fundraiser from the radio station KIX103 and the propane tanks were donated by Brookshire’s. The dinner will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the El Dorado Salvation Army.

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Next 48, 11-21-2017

TODAY: Tuesday, Nov. 21 The El Dorado City Council will convene for a regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber of City Hall. TOMORROW: Wednesday, Nov. 22 Children’s Storytime will be held at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Barton Library.

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Hallelujah Feast

Pizza party: The children in Haygood Neal Apartments had a great time at the Hallelujah Feast eating pizza donated by Little Ceasers and R &D. Thanks to everyone who helped make this a success.

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Downtown Holiday Open House

Christmas Time: Above, Lindsey McWilliams waves while portraying the conductor on the Rock Island Train. Train rides were part of many of the events featured during the Downtown Holiday Open House Sunday. Left, Eleven-year-old Marie Reynolds goes for a ride on the train.

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TO DO LIST, 11-20-2017

Issue: No street sign in front of the Medical Center of South Arkansas. Location: Ward 4 Who can do something? El Dorado Mayor Frank Hash (870) 862-7911 mayorhash@eldoradoar.org Ward 4 Alderwoman Dianne Hammond (870) 862-4503 dhammond777@yahoo.com Mary McAdams (870) 310-9798 mary.mcadams1209@yahoo.com Reader comments: “This unnamed street in front of Eccel and MCSA has neither a yield sign or a stop sign. Traffic runs through the intersection without slowing down. ”

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Christmas Concert

Christmas concert: El Dorado Chorale presents Handel’s “Messiah” at the First Presbyterian Church on Sunday..

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Welcome reception

Welcome reception: Steve Cousins, right, chair of the SHARE Foundation Board, presents Linda Stringfellow with a Spirit of SHARE Award during a retirement celebration for Stringfellow at HealthWorks Fitness Center on Thursday. The event also featured a welcome reception for new President and CEO Dr. Brian W. Jones, left. In recognition of Stringfellow’s dedication and service, the award is now known as the “Linda Stringfellow Spirit of SHARE Award”.

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