El Dorado News

Tuesday
September 18, 2018
El Dorado News Times

Local News

NEXT 48, 9-8-18

TODAY: Saturday, Sept. 8 Farmers Market will be from 8 a.m. until noon today at the MAD Amphitheater in the Murphy Arts District. Hero 5K will begin at 7:30 a.m. today at the South Arkansas Community College. SouthArk Outdoor Expo will be from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. today at the South Arkansas Community College, 300 S. West Ave. Admission is one canned or packaged food item per person, which will be given to a local food pantry. Dexter Duran will perform at 11:30 a.m. today at the Griffin Music Hall in the Murphy Arts District. Tinker Time - JITTERBOTS will be at 1 p.m. today at the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources, 3853 Smackover Hwy., Smackover. The Boomtown Opry will be from 7 until 10 p.m. tonight at the El Dorado Municipal Auditorium. Price is $10.

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LOCAL DIGEST, 9-8-18

17th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony for 9/11 to be held Tuesday The 17th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony for 9/11 will be held at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the El Dorado Conference Center South Lawn.

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ELBERT GIVINGS

Funeral for Elbert Givings will be held at 1:30 p.m. today at Douglas Chapel Baptist Church. Interment will be at Lott Burgy Cemetery under the direction of Sims Mortuary. Sign the guestbook online at www.simsmortuary.com.

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NEXT 48, 9--7-18

TODAY: Friday, Sept. 7 Slik Nickel will perform at Club 10 beginning at 8 p.m. until midnight today in the American Legion Post 10 building. Everyone over 21 of age is welcome to attend. Smoking is prohibited. TOMORROW: Saturday, Sept. 8 Farmers Market will be from 8 a.m. until noon tomorrow at the MAD Amphitheater in the Murphy Arts District. Hero 5K will begin at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow at the South Arkansas Community College. SouthArk Outdoor Expo will be from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. tomorrow at the South Arkansas Community College, 300 S. West Ave. Admission is one canned or packaged food item per person, which will be given to a local food pantry. Dexter Duran will perform at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Griffin Music Hall in the Murphy Arts District. Tinker Time - JITTERBOTS will be at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources, 3853 Smackover Hwy., Smackover. The Boomtown Opry will be from 7 until 10 p.m. tomorrow at the El Dorado Municipal Auditorium. Price is $10.

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GLADYS HENLEY

Gladys Henley, 59, of Smackover passed away on Aug. 28, 2018 at her residence. A visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 at Perry’s Funeral Chapels. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 at Precious Memories Cemetery in Mer Rouge, Louisiana.

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Weather interrupts weeding

Master Gardeners: Members of the Union County Master Gardeners briefly worked with children at the Boys & Girls Club of El Dorado on Wednesday before it began to rain. The Master Gardeners worked with the children weeding the flowerbeds in front of the Boys & Girls Club building. Union County Master Gardeners are volunteers who receive many hours of horticulture training through the University of Arkansas Division of Agricultural Research and Extension.

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NEXT 48, 9-6-18

TODAY: Thursday, Sept. 6 Dazz & Brie will perform at 8 p.m. today at the Griffin Music Hall in the Murphy Arts District. TOMORROW: Friday, Sept. 7 Slik Nickel will perform at Club 10 beginning at 8 p.m. until midnight tomorrow in the American Legion Post 10 building. Everyone over 21 of age is welcome to attend. Smoking is prohibited.

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LOCAL DIGEST, 9-6-18

Union County Republican Committee grand opening for Victory Center to be held Tuesday The Union County Republican Committee will have the grand opening of their Victory Center at 11 a.m. Tuesday at 201 E. Main, El Dorado. Anyone is welcome to join the event for live patriotic music, remembrance of 9/11 victims and their families, and to meet Republican candidates. Refreshments will be served. RSVP Dance featuring L & N Express to be held Friday The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will hold a RSVP Dance for ages 55 and older from 7-10 p.m. Friday at Champagnolle Landing Senior Center, 910 E. 4th St., El Dorado. L & N Express (Lewis & Nutter) will perform. Admission is $6 per person. Smoking and alcohol is prohibited.

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Tropical storm remnants to arrive late tonight, tomorrow

El Dorado area can expect 2-4 inches of rain through weekend

Union County residents can expect more rain throughout the remainder of the week as remnants of Gordon, a tropical storm that had been expected to become a hurricane, move into southern Arkansas.

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