El Dorado News

November 16, 2018
El Dorado News Times

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Calculating the grade

A look at how the state scores school districts

Editor’s note: This is the first installment in a six-part series looking at Union County schools and the grades each received from the state. First, we look at how the state calculates each grade. Each installment moving forward will cover a different school district in Union County.

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Truck catches fire

Tow: A Blann Tractor truck caught fire near the Dollar General in Junction City mid-morning on Monday. The truck was towed away within an hour of the incident, after the flames had been put out. No additional information was available as of press time.

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'Jitter Bots'

Tinker Time: Main, Brynlee Dye, Kholbie Thomas and Bailey Morgan, 8, gather parts to assemble miniature robots while attending the Tinker Time "Jitter Bots" workshop at the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources in Smackover on Saturday. The girls are members of Girl Scouts Troop 1132 from Hamburg.

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Veterans Day Ceremony

Celebration: Main, Members of the El Dorado High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) color guard presents the colors during the Veterans Day ceremony at the Union County Courthouse on Sunday. The event marks the100th year celebration of the armistice of World War I.

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