El Dorado News

February 20, 2018
El Dorado News Times

El Dorado receives several ALFiE awards

For the first time, El Dorado hosted the annual Arkansas Festivals and Events Association Conference and Trade Show and as a first time host, the city picked up several awards that were handed out during the conference.

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Main Street plans for a full calendar year

Main Street El Dorado is outlining its agenda for the year, and the next 10 months will be jam-packed with events and activities that are designed to draw people downtown, including a growing trend that will be hosted in Arkansas for the first time.

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City council reverses decision to join opioid lawsuit

As a former law enforcement officer and director of the 13th Judicial Drug Task Force, El Dorado Alderman Mike Rice remembers the crestfallen look that overtook the faces of parents when he had the unfortunate task of interviewing them after their child had died of a drug overdose.

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Election filing period forthcoming

The filing period will soon begin for the 2018 midterm elections, and several candidates — new and incumbent — have expressed their intentions to seek, or retain, El Dorado and Union County public offices.

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