El Dorado News

February 23, 2018
El Dorado News Times

Donation to The CALL

Donation: Karen Langston, coordinator of The CALL in Union County, left, stands with News-Times General Manager Ronnie Bell and foster mother Mayela Tom, right, at the News-Times office to collect the $1,864 raised during the newspaper's annual Community Christmas Card campaign. Everyone who donated at least $2 through Dec. 21 had their name listed in the Community Christmas Card that was published on Christmas Eve.

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El Dorado natives dive into digital currency

Senn brothers market Superior Coin as new cryptocurrency

A new trend has been spreading across the globe, with digital currencies such as bitcoin becoming more and more popular and accepted in online markets.

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Gleason resigns from tax collector’s office

Quorum Court approves motion to issue back pay

After months of disputes between the Union County Tax Collector’s Office and the Quorum Court, Conor Gleason submitted his resignation Monday. The Quorum Court met for a special meeting Monday afternoon, almost immediately going into executive session with Gleason, executive administrator in the tax collector’s office. Gleason eventually left the executive session, telling a News-Times staff member that he submitted his resignation, effective at 5 p.m that day.

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Donations keep The CALL operating year-round

Editor’s note: This is the final installment in a weekly series about foster care and The CALL in Union County that has run as part of our Community Christmas Card campaign, where we ask readers to help a local nonprofit through donations collected by the News-Times. Everyone who donated at least $2 through Dec. 21 had their name listed in the Community Christmas Card that can be seen on page 1B.

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New organization seeks to help sex trafficking victims

The Magdalene House to feature two-year program to help exploitation, addiction survivors

A new organization has formed in El Dorado with a mission to help women survivors of sexual exploitation, violence and addiction - the Magdalene House El Dorado.

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Not Forgotten

Honoring the fallen/missing: El Dorado Eight & Forty Salon 940 Ladies’ Veterans Organization members Diana Scritchfield, left, and Pat Ritchie, right, place a marker over an empty folding chair Thursday during a Prisoners of War (POW)/Missing in Action (MIA) ceremony in front of the Union County Courthouse. The ceremony, which the organization hopes to make an annual event, served to honor those service members in all branches of the military who were held as prisoners of war or went missing in action.

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Deltic to merge with Washington-based Potlatch

Company to keep a southern operational headquarters in El Dorado

El Dorado-based Deltic Timber Corp. announced Monday that it has entered into an agreement to merge with Potlatch Corp. and create a new company: PotlatchDeltic Corporation.

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