El Dorado News

Monday
August 20, 2018
El Dorado News Times

'Let the good times roll'

Couple launches new mobile photo booth business

Malorie and Bryce Faulkner’s photo booth business, Little Candid Camper, adds a creative and unique twist to any special event or occasion.

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Healthy Eating and Tasting

HEAT: Susan Harper spoke at HEAT (Healthy Eating and Tasting) Tuesday about the benefits of goat cheese. The program is presented by UAMS South Arkansas Center on Aging in partnership with HealthWorks, the Medical Center of South Arkansas and SouthArk Community College. Harper talked about how she began making goat cheese and played videos showing the process of goat cheese being made. She also brought samples of the cheese to the attendees of HEAT.

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'Adventures in Wonderland'

Ballet camp: South Arkansas Arts Center’s “Adventures in Wonderland” ballet camp will end Friday with a performance at 6 p.m. There are two classes, one for first through fourth graders and the other for fifth through 12th graders. The first through fourth grade class is taught by Stephanie Lowrey and the fifth through 12th grade class is taught by Melissa Spears. The performance Friday will be free and open to the public.

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Color flying through the air

Color Run: Plumes of colorful dust fill the air as children engage in Campfire El Dorado’s annual “Color War” at Camp Wotapi Thursday. The event marks the beginning of a summer filled with activities camp attendees.

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Honoring veterans at Life Touch

Donation: WoodmenLife, an insurance company with a branch located in Camden, donated five American flags to the John R. Williamson Hospice House at Life Touch Hospice on Wednesday. The flags will be distributed to patient’s rooms, as part of Life Touch’s initiative of honoring veterans. WoodmenLife, who has donated flags to Life Touch in the past, provides free American flags to local community organizations, “and that’s what sets us apart from other insurance societies,” said Tanner Skidmore, WoodmenLife representative. Shown above, from left, Skidmore, Kiley Whitten, Luther Harris, Jennifer Mooney, Shonda Ratliff and Jasmine Ricks.

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Step in Time

Musical: Curtain Call will take place at 7 p.m. tonight at the El Dorado High School auditorium, which will showcase Barton Junior High’s last four musicals: "The Wizard," "Annie Jr.," "Mary Poppins" and "Shrek." There are almost 70 students involved in the productions, ranging from fourth grade to 12th grade. Original cast members, who are now El Dorado High School students, will be back starring in the roles. Barton’s MP3 students will also be participating in all four of the musicals. The students started working and reviewing the musicals in April for tonight’s show. “There are munchkins in the Wizard of Oz that are fourth through fifth graders, Barton Junior High seventh and eighth graders and ninth through 12th graders playing the starring roles in the three older shows,” Andria Gleghorn said. “The high schoolers and munchkins were all very excited to come back to the stage to portray their original roles. My MP3 group loves to perform, so they are all excited.”

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