El Dorado News

February 23, 2018
El Dorado News Times

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TODAY A Monster Mash Bash will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. today at the Barton Public Library. There will be face painting from 6-6:30 p.m. followed by the “Thomas and Friends Halloween Movie” from 6:30-7:30 p.m. “The Haunt,” a Halloween spook house, with proceeds to benefit Camp Fire El Dorado, will be open from 7 until 10 p.m. today. “The Haunt” is located on the east side of Mellor Park Mall near the rear entrance and behind Hobby Lobby. Tickets are $10 per person. A South Arkansas Networking Luncheon, hosted by Comcast Spotlight, will be held from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. today at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Parish Hall, 440 W. Main, El Dorado. For more information, call the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce at 863-6113 or email jaren@goeldorado.com. TOMORROW A Senior Circle Lunch and Learn will be held from noon to 1 p.m. tomorrow at the Medical Center of South Arkansas in conference room 3. The Senior Circle is a program for those ages 50 and older who want to pursue an active lifestyle. The Beach Boys will perform at the Griffin Music Hall at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow as part of their Wild Honey Tour. Tickets are available for $40 and $50 depending on selected seating. For more information, visit eldomad.com.

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One dead after Thursday shooting

Hot Springs man charged with murder

A Smackover man died early Friday morning, hours after a shooting at a local restaurant, and the suspect is now facing a charge of first-degree murder

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Officials address Jefferson repairs

Ongoing repairs for a city street has reportedly drawn citizen complaints, prompting a city official to ask for regular updates on such city projects to better keep the public informed.

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Resolution passed for highway ownership

The El Dorado City Council passed a resolution Thursday for the city to assume ownership of U.S. 82-B/Hillsboro, with the understanding that the city will also adopt U.S. 167-B/West Avenue at some point.

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Hammond resigns

El Dorado Historic District Commissioner ousted following ATM kerfuffle

Parks Hammond has stepped down from the El Dorado Historic District Commission amid the backlash that followed when he admitted to “publicly embarrassing” a local bank last week.

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