El Dorado News

December 11, 2017
El Dorado News Times

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Cosmetologist joins Spa on Main team

Brandy Givens has joined the Spa on Main team as a licensed cosmetologist. She recently graduated from the Professional Cosmetology Education Center in El Dorado. Givens is a certified Novalash eyelash extensionist, is passionate about helping others and enjoys color, cuts, manicures, pedicures, waxing, facials and eyelash extensions. Givens is married to Mark Givens and resides in El Dorado with their three children, Baylee, Presley and Blane. Spa on Main is located at 209 E. Main St.

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Meet the Cats

Meet the Cats: The El Dorado High School girls and boys basketball teams were honored and introduced to parents and fans recently at the Simmons Bank annual “Meet the Cats and Lady Cats” event. Rob Robinson, President, welcomed players, families, cheerleaders and fans to the event which included a hamburger dinner for everyone.

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Civitan Speaker

Civitan speaker: John Parke, Department of Human Services auditor for the state of Arkansas, recently spoke to members of the El Dorado Civitan Club. Dr. Jennifer Parks, Civitan member, welcomed Parke to the meeting.

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Legion Ceremony

Legion ceremony: The American Legion Junction City Post 297 Ladies Auxiliary recently presented the POW/MIA ceremony at Junction City High School for the Veterans Day program. They are, from left, Elaine Strickland (historian), Linda Evans, Beverly Mello, Marilyn Pepper (president) Debbie Green (secretary-treasurer) and Diana Scritchfield (vice president).

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Annual ‘STEM Night’ draws hundreds

Smackover Norphlet School District sees 650-700 attendees

SMACKOVER — The Smackover-Norphlet School Board heard reports about the success of the district’s third annual Family STEM Night event and a grant awarded by Lanxess.

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David Lee to speak at Kiwanis Club

David Lee, executive director of the El Dorado Boys and Girls Club, will be the guest speaker when the Kiwanis Club meets at noon Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church. Lee has over 23 years experience in youth development, program implementation, financial management and board development. His career with Boys and Girls Clubs began in 1994 in Arlington, Texas. From Arlington he moved to Granbury, Texas, where he was the vice president of operations and later was appointed executive director. He became the executive director of the Boys and Girls Club of El Dorado in January 2011. Lee and his wife, Michelle, have six children at home and one at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia.

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Local Digest, 11-28-17

Giving Tuesday planned today at South Arkansas Historical Preservation Society Black Friday, Cyber Monday, #Giving Tuesday, is today and local and area residents can donate to the South Arkansas Historical Preservation Society online at www.soarkhistory.com; by calling 870-862-9890; by mail at P.O. Box 144, El Dorado, AR 71731; or in person at 412 E. Faulkner, El Dorado, AR 71730.

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Next 48, 11-28-17

TOMORROW: Wednesday, Nov. 29 Children’s Storytime will be held at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Barton Library.

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Master Gardeners donate to #teamcorrie

Donation: Sandy Gross, center, president of #teamcorrie Cancer Foundation, accepts a check for $500 from members of the Union County Master Gardeners, from left, Barbie Luther, Charlotte Abbott, Gross, Jean Eckert, Master Gardener president and and Jana Foster. Gardeners sold bulbs at Master Gardener Appreciation Day in October at the South Arkansas Arboretum and donated the profits to the #teamcorrie Cancer Foundation.

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