An El Dorado man was taken to the hospital Tuesday with a gunshot wound to the knee following a disturbance in which several males reportedly attacked him.Capt. Kevin Holt, public information for the El Dorado Police Department, said 24-year-old Delveckio R. Nation was shot in the left knee during a...
Category: Local News    Published: Wednesday, July 30th, 2014     comments
A 37-year-old woman who was killed on July 9 in a single-vehicle accident on Martin Luther King Boulevard reportedly died of blunt force trauma, according to El Dorado police.A preliminary report released late last week from the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory concluded that Teresa Gray sustained bl...
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Hundreds of friends of James T. “Dub” Ingram line up to attend his visitation at Young’s Funeral Chapel on Tuesday. The 33-year-old longtime Union County deputy sheriff and father of one died recently of cancer, and as the size of the crowd attests, he also left innumerable friends...
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The Boys and Girls Club of El Dorado has been selected as one of 10 organizations nationwide to receive donations through Verizon’s “Because Voices Have Power,” a digitally-focused campaign designed to raise awareness of domestic violence.“Working with young men and women has...
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City officials working to compile total cost of cleanup operation
“We took some samples, and the samples looked good, and we busted up both dikes. We broke the second dike Friday afternoon.”— Robert Edmondspublic works director Water in a local creek is flowing clearly now, free of the car wash soap that leaked into it last week and turned it a...
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 Local produce grower T.W. Biggs, left, gets help from Adalynn Smith as he waits on a customer at his produce stand in the El Dorado Farmer’s Market in the parking lot of the TAC House on Tuesday. The market was filled with growers offering watermelons, fresh cinnamon rolls, and an assort...
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Due to incorrect information provided to the News-Times, the date of the upcoming Connect Arkansas adult digital literacy classes, to be held at Barton Library in El Dorado, was incorrect in Tuesday’s newspaper. According to Nancy Arn, library director, the classes will be held on Aug. 22. For...
Category: Announcements    Published: Wednesday, July 30th, 2014     comments
“I hope that the Russians will seize the opportunity … to meet with our experts, to try to resolve this — to shelve this particular weapon system and to bring themselves back into compliance with the INF treaty,”— John Tefftambassador-nominee to Russia   WASHING...
Category: Wire News    Published: Wednesday, July 30th, 2014     comments
DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough.The agency is holding hearings this week in Atlanta, Denver, Pittsburgh and Washington on President...
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Kelly Collins, center, geologist with Arkansas Water Plan consulting firm CDM Smith, joins Cliff Horst, right, Entegra/Union Power generation process specialist, and Robert Reynolds, Union County Water Conservation Board president, for a recent tour of Union County’s Ouachita River Alternative...
Category: Stand Alone Photo    Published: Wednesday, July 30th, 2014     comments
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in the United States, have tugged at heartstrings. Yet most Americans now say U.S. law should be changed so they can be sent ho...
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Children and adults from the Boys and Girls Club and organizations recently collect backpacks at a Stuff the Bus backpack drive in the parking lot of Walmart. The groups were collecting back packs for this coming school year in conjunction with United Way of Union County.
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These cats are now available for adoption at the Union County Animal Protection Society shelter, 100 Sunset Road, El Dorado. The UCAPS shelter is open from noon until 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. For more information, call UCAPS at 862-0502.
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Pictured are the El Dorado freshman cheerleaders, who recently attended a camp in Dallas and won in several categories, including extreme routine, cheer, overall game day, as well as an overall superior trophy for the week. Pictured are Makayla Robinson, Grace Olivier, Mary Webb, Haley Ashcraft, Car...
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Pictured are the Barton Junior High cheerleaders, who won in several categories at a recent camp held at Central Arkansas University in Conway. The team won in extreme routine, sideline, overall game day and a superior trophy for the week. The team consists of coach Kelsey Smith, Josie Dumas, Gabrie...
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Robert Loggins caught this 25-pound blue channel catfish at Felsenthal earlier this month.
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