El Dorado News

June 23, 2018
El Dorado News Times

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NEXT 48, 6-13-18

TODAY: Wednesday, June 13 Art Camp will be held from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. today at the South Arkansas Arts Center. Farmers Market at MAD will be from 8 a.m. until noon today in the Murphy Arts District. Make your own Balloon Rocket with Tobin Fulmer will be at 2 p.m. today at the Barton Library. TOMORROW: Thursday, June 14 Drumline Jazz Workshop “The HBCU Experience Plus More” will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. tomorrow at 200 W. Locust in El Dorado. Fee is $15. Museum Summer Fun - Bird Houses will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources, 3853 Smackover Highway, Smackover. Learn about backyard birds of south Arkansas and build a house for our feathered friends. A Yoga Class with Gae Hays of HealthWorks will be held from 2 until 3 p.m. tomorrow at Barton Library. The Second City - Summer Blockbuster will be at 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Griffin Music Hall in the Murphy Arts District. Visit eldomad.com for more information or to purchase tickets.

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Performance: Tammy Fogle performs a Lee Ann Womack cover at the Boomtown Opry Saturday night.

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Governor's Conference coming to town

For the first time, El Dorado will host the Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism, and though the 2019 conference is months away, the city is asking for all hands on deck to help plan the event.

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New city cruisers hit the streets

The El Dorado Police Department’s 2018 capital expenditure request has almost been fulfilled with four of five new patrol units having hit city streets within the past several weeks.

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Memorial: Former students and friends of late vocal/choral music educator William Ray “Bill” Trego place a stone bench bearing a memorial plaque at the entrance to the El Dorado High School Auditorium Sunday. Trego died March 11 in Concord, Mass. He was 87. Pictured standing from left: Randy Tate, J. Parks Hammond, Phil Nelson, Ted Stringer, Eddie Peppers, Brenda Lowery Murphree and Ronnie Whatley. Seated from left are Kay Shaddock and Patsy Beazley Stringer. Right, shows the plaque that adorns the bench.

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Turnt Up

Turnt up: Petey Pablo (left) and Chingy (right) perform in the Griffin Music Hall in the Murphy Arts District Friday. The event is part of the “Turnt Up Tour” that also included a performance by the Ying Yang Twins (below).

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