El Dorado News

November 16, 2018
El Dorado News Times

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Soul Food Community Dinner: Good Food for the Body and Soul

Honor: Main, First responders attend the fifth annual Sharion Bailey Whitlock Soul Food Community Dinner: Good Food for the Body and Soul event Saturday at the TAC House. Below, Veronica Bailey speaks during the event. The annual event is presented by Meet Me at the Court and The Bailey Family and was held at the TAC House. Educators, first responders and veterans were honored at the dinner, which included Union County Sports Hall of Famer Jimmy Howard delivering spiritual songs and hymns. Howard, an instructor with the KidsNGolf organization that provides golf classes to youth, honored youth golfer Ryan Burns who passed away last week. U.S. Army veteran Reginald Holly was named the 2018 Veteran of the Year and was honored during the soul food dinner. A memorial tribute was held for the late U.S. Navy veteran Thomas Smith II, who died in January 2017.

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Making HERStory

“Because Of Them We Can” is a website dedicated to celebrating the achievements and contributions of African Americans in the U.S.

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Vert: Todd Grider skates at Bodenhamer Skate Park on Friday. Grider, an avid skater, visits the park to sharpen his skills. Far left, Will Robinson skates over a ramp. Left, Andrew Foster ollies off of a rail.

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Lycus Ltd. receives safety award

Lycus Ltd., LLC chemical manufacturing facility in El Dorado recently received a 13-year Accumulative Safety Award from the Arkansas Department of Labor, Arkansas Workers’ Compensation Commission and Arkansas Insurance Department, according to a news release.

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William T. Haynes

William T. Haynes William T. “Tommy” Haynes, 74, of El Dorado, passed away, Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at the John R. Williamson Hospice House. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Union Grove Assembly of God Church with Bro. Beauford Rash officiating. Burial will follow at Union Gove Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors. Memorials may be made to Life Touch Hospice, 2301 Champagnolle Rd., El Dorado, AR 71730. An online guest registry will be available at www.youngsfuneralhome.com.

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Prayer Walk

Prayer: People gather at several key points around the city to pray during the "40 Days of Prayer" Prayer Walk on Wednesday. The event caps the 40 Days of Prayer event.

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