El Dorado News

August 19, 2018
El Dorado News Times

Local News

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TODAY: Tuesday, Aug. 7 Ribbon cutting for The Travel Emporium hosted by the El Dorado-Union County Chamber of Commerce will be held at noon today at 103 E. Main St., Suite C in El Dorado. The public is invited to attend. The El Dorado Veggie Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. today at the SouthArk Library. Enjoy a friendly discussion with Q&A and a supportive community while learning more about plant-based nutrition. The El Dorado Police Department - National Night Out will be held from 6-9 p.m. today at the Murphy Arts District, next to the playscape splash pad, in downtown El Dorado. TOMORROW: Wednesday, Aug. 8 Farmers Market will be from 8 a.m. until noon tomorrow in the Murphy Arts District. Children’s Storytime will be held at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Barton Library.

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Zane J. Harrol, 73, of El Dorado passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018 at the Medical Center of South Arkansas. Arrangements are by Andrews Funeral Home.

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Edna M. Buckwalter, 90, of El Dorado passed away on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018 at Courtyard Nursing and Rehab. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Perrys Funeral Chapels. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018 at Ebenezer Baptist Church with the Rev. Steve Peltz officiating. Burial will be at Burns Ebenezer Cemetery under the direction of Perry’s Funeral Chapels.

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Memorial for the unknown

In memory: A new memorial sits at the entrance of the Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery Sunday. The memorial marks the homecoming dedication celebration for church members.

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Stop the Bleed

Immediate responder: During the day Friday, Fire Chief Chad Mosby and Karen Wolfe, nurse at Barton Junior High School, lead three classes using Stop the Bleed curriculum. The classes, geared toward teachers and administrators in El Dorado, covered steps to follow during a life-threatening situation. While public discussion has been focused on mass shootings in schools, the techniques covered such as the use of a tourniquet and wound stuffing, can be used in other situations where somebody is bleeding out. Approximately 50 people between the different schools came to these classes and Wolfe is discussing having another set of classes on Thursday. Wolfe said people in a situation are the immediate responders while an EMT is a first responder.

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