El Dorado News

March 18, 2018
El Dorado News Times

Small projects underway for Complex master plan

As the El Dorado-Union County Recreation Complex Board begins the process of pursuing funding to continue the implementation of a master plan, at the complex, smaller-scale projects are under way for the start of the busy season at the facility.

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City explores options in opioid fight

After a lengthy discussion that included an emotional testimony from a city alderman, the El Dorado City Council decided not to participate in efforts by the state to pursue legal action against pharmaceutical companies in the fight against the opioid crisis that is ravaging Arkansas and the U.S.

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Club owner seeks to stop violence

Michael Jackson had a nagging premonition in the weeks and months leading up to a shooting that left one man dead and another injured on the parking lot of the Brick House, a local nightclub that Jackson owns.

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City council looks at ways to confront the opioid crisis

The El Dorado City Council has been asked to join a concerted effort to tackle what is being tagged the “opioid crisis” across the state and the nation. Aldermen will convene for a regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. today in the Council Chamber of City Hall.

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Police round up shoplifters

El Dorado police are continuing an investigation into a theft from a local department store that has resulted in several arrests within the past month.

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Complex board pursues funding for master plan

The El Dorado-Union County Recreation Complex Board has outlined the steps it will take over the next several weeks to drum up support and help secure funding to continue work on a master renovation and expansion plan for the complex.

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