El Dorado News

September 18, 2018
El Dorado News Times

El Dorado Days set for July 1 - 4

El Dorado Days is set for July 1 — 4, and this year, several auxiliary events have been planned to help inspire and empower not only El Dorado Days attendees, but also the entire community.

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City considers pursuing grants

The city of El Dorado has been encouraged to pursue federal grants that are available to identify and assess brownfield sites, and the El Dorado Works Board has agreed to meet with city officials and other civic leaders to determine if the grant program would benefit the community.

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Governor's Conference coming to town

For the first time, El Dorado will host the Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism, and though the 2019 conference is months away, the city is asking for all hands on deck to help plan the event.

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New city cruisers hit the streets

The El Dorado Police Department’s 2018 capital expenditure request has almost been fulfilled with four of five new patrol units having hit city streets within the past several weeks.

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Alderman Spivey to step down from Ward 3 seat

After nearly four years, Alderman Kensel Spivey is stepping down from the El Dorado City Council, and an alderman-elect who previously held Spivey’s Ward 3, Position 2, seat is the likely successor to fill the unexpired term.

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MAD addresses complaints about Hank Williams show

The Murphy Arts District is looking for ways to improve its events and provide a better experience for visitors, and doing that requires open communication and feedback from other local entities, said Bob Tarren, chief marketing officer for MAD.

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