El Dorado News

Sunday
February 25, 2018
El Dorado News Times

Book Sale at Barton Library

Always time for reading: Above, customers and volunteers go through books at the Barton Library Fall Book Sale. Left, Lawrence Beard skims through a bird watching book at the Barton Library Fall Book Sale. The sale will go on every day through Friday from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. at the Barton Library. Hardbacks, softcovers, audiobooks and DVD/videos are all $1 and paperbacks are 50 cents. All proceeds will go to the Barton Library, so they can purchase newer books for the community.

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Breakfast for dinner

Hot off the griddle: Kiwanis Club member Gerry Tomlinson flips pancakes during the organization's annual Pancake Day at the TAC House Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The club provided all you can eat pancakes, sausage and beverages for $5 a plate, with proceeds going toward the children of Union County. Pictured left is an M&M pancake that was being served during the event. Below, residents enjoyed pancake dinners during the event.

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Speaker

Speaker: Kiwanis president, Esther Byrd welcomes guest speaker Catherine Noyes, MCSA Director of Marketing. Noyes shared the Medical Center of South Arkansas' 30-minutes or Less ER Pledge, the newly designed hospital patient portal for medical records and invited members to join the Pink Sock Campaign sponsored by MCSA Healthy Woman board in collaboration with area high school football teams for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Open house held on Hillsboro Gateway master plan

The Hillsboro Gateway Corridor master plan public meeting and open house displayed examples of ways the city is wanting to improve and modify Hillsboro Street. A number of community members, including business and home owners, turned out for the meeting at the Municipal Auditorium on Tuesday. The master plan is to widen Hillsboro Street from a two lane to a three lane from the Highway 82 bypass to the Highway 167 bypass, totaling around four miles.

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MAD’s opening weekend

As Brad Paisley walked off the stage when closing his Murphy Arts District performance, he said, “What an amazing place they’ve built right here in your town.”

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Contest winners

Three sixth grade students from Washington Middle School (from left) Diana Obiozo, Anastasia Montgomery and Maria Ruiz, pose with American Legion Adjutant Deacon Jones on Tuesday, Sept. 12 with their awards.

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19th annual SouthArk Outdoor Expo

The weather could not have been better for the 19th SouthArk Outdoor Expo, which brought festival-goers a delightful day full of food, crafts, music, contests and outdoor-themed entertainment.

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