El Dorado News

November 12, 2018
El Dorado News Times

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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Federal courthouse set to receive security upgrades

El Dorado facility called one of the ‘most unsafe courthouses within Western Arkansas’

Residents may soon see construction going on at the federal courthouse in El Dorado, as the facility gets what are being called some long overdue security upgrades.

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Millions spent on MAD infrastructure

With just about one week before the long awaited grand opening of the Murphy Arts District, construction crews and district employees are trying to ensure every last detail is in place.

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