El Dorado News

Saturday
December 16, 2017
El Dorado News Times

Airport Launch Party

Launch Party: Southern Airways hosted a launch party to celebrate its new service to Dallas at South Arkansas Rregional Airport Monday evening. Pictured above, from left, in the first row are Aubra Anthony, Alderwoman Mary McAdams, Ashley Nale, Alderwoman Dianne Hammond, Tucker Peek, Mickey Murfee, Keith Sisson, Shanda McDaniel, Johnathan Estes, Southern Airways CEO Stan Little, Susan Neff, Brenda Clark, Beth Brumley, Debbie Harbour, Dana Tucker and Veolette Pennington; in the back row are Bill Luther, Bob Jenson, Bob Watson, Mayor Frank Hash, Bruce Butterfield and Alderman Billy Blann. Left, Rick Jones performs classic rock and country tunes during Southern Airways’ launch party at the SARA.

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Pink Out for breast cancer

Pink Out: South Arkansas Community College’s cosmetology department honored breast cancer survivors during its annual Pink Out Friday afternoon. Pictured from left are instructor Quincie DeLoach; breast cancer survivors Shawana Loyd and Irene Porchia; and instructor Shannon Rogers.

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Read for the Record

Literacy: El Dorado High School theater students illustrate Lisa Wong’s book “Quackers” as Murphy Arts District (MAD) President/COO Austin Barrow reads it to elementary students during the district’s “Read for the Record” event.

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SouthArk teams with churches for recruitment

Move part of effort to increase amount of non-traditional students

In response to a downward trend of non-traditional enrollment, specifically with African American females, South Arkansas Community College recruiter Irene Porchia has teamed up with women from area churches.

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Strong-Huttig School Board welcomes Pam Gathright

STRONG — Pam Gathright voted on her first action as a Strong-Huttig School Board member at a meeting Monday night. Gathright, who represents Board Zone 7, was appointed after a recommendation was approved by the board last month. The new board member served in El Dorado Civitan Club and Main Street El Dorado Board of Directors, according to previous News-Times reports.

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