By PATRIC FLANNIGAN Staff Writer The 2014 Distinguished Service Awards Banquet, sponsored by the Camden Noon Lions Club and Southern Arkansas University Tech, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Charles O. Ross Center to honor Lions Club members who have made valuable civic contribution to the...
Category: Local News    Published: Friday, October 24th, 2014     comments
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Mark Christ, community outreach director for the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, presents a slide show about different battle sites of the Civil War’s Red River Campaign. A group consisting of historical representatives from several counties met at the Leake-Ingham House in Camden on T...
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Picture: Don Banks, center, member of Team 3 in the Fireball Run events, returns the rental car keys to Jim Golden, lef...
Don Banks, center, member of Team 3 in the Fireball Run events, returns the rental car keys to Jim Golden, lef...
By PATRIC FLANNIGAN Staff Writer During the weekly meeting of the Camden Kiwanis Club on Thursday, Kiwanians welcomed home one of the Camden participants of the recent Fireball Run event. Fireball Run is a web-based reality show about teams representing different cities who race across the county...
Category: Local News    Published: Friday, October 24th, 2014     comments
Just as in the lyrics to the song "High Hopes" first made popular by Frank Sinatra, the Saving the Gym volunteer group has high hopes for preserving and repurposing the old Fairview Gym into a Creative Arts and Performance Center in the near future. To help raise funds for the effort, a "Raise the R...
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The Camden Police Department and the Animal Control Division is hosting a “Pet of the Week” item each week to feature animals in the local pound. As an added incentive for resident to adopt one of these dogs, Dr. James Rocconi of Camden Animal Hospital is donating his services for an ad...
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The Ouachita Valley Invitational Marching Band contest will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Cardinal Stadium on the Camden Fairview High School campus. Camden Fairview's ban and around 16 others are scheduled to participate in the contest, which is held annually. 
Category: Local News    Published: Friday, October 24th, 2014     comments
DALLAS (AP) - Texas nurse Nina Pham, one of two caregivers to contract Ebola from Liberian Thomas Eric Duncan, is now free of the deadly virus, the National Institutes of Health announced on Friday. The federal medical research agency says Pham will be discharged from its facility on Friday. &ldqu...
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Category: Church News    Published: Friday, October 24th, 2014     comments
By the Rev. Steve Ellison Psalm 41 and Psalm 55 are written by David.  Each describes a time when David was betrayed by a close personal friend.  Each records great pain and anguish in the heart and mind of David.   Jesus quotes Psalm 41:9 in John 13:18 and applies it to himself.&nb...
Category: Church News    Published: Friday, October 24th, 2014     comments
By Jim Davidson Every once in a while when I get to thinking about my lot in life, at this particular time, I am reminded of the story of the man who felt sorry for himself because he had no shoes, then he encountered a man who had no feet. As individuals, when we are facing adversity, regardless...
Category: Church News    Published: Friday, October 24th, 2014     comments
NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent New York rabbi led a prayer vigil outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday ahead of the premiere of “The Death of Klinghoffer,” which opponents say glorifies Palestinian terrorists. Teenagers from Jewish faith-based schools joined Rabbi Avi Weiss in a m...
Category: Church News    Published: Friday, October 24th, 2014     comments
Jaycees hosting ‘Scareview’ event "Scareview Presents: Massacre on Maul Road" by the Camden Jaycees will be held from 7 p.m. until midnight today and Saturday; from 7-10 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; from 8 p.m. until midnight on Halloween night; and from 7 p.m. until midnight...
Category: Announcements    Published: Friday, October 24th, 2014     comments
Judge will not seal the results of an evaluation   VAN BUREN (AP) — A Crawford County judge has rejected a request to seal the results of a mental evaluation on a man charged with killing his father. The Times Record reports that the judge on Wednesday turned down a defense motion to se...
Category: Wire News    Published: Friday, October 24th, 2014     comments
Man fighting charges for painting Main Street BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man will hire an attorney and fight a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street. Fifty-five-year-old John Cherok II lives and owns a bookstore in Burgettstown...
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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — After an American was released from North Korean custody, the attention has now focused on two other U.S. citizens still in its jails, and at least one North Korean legal expert has some unusual advice to offer: let Washington formally apologize to Pyongyang, and...
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GARY, Ind. (AP) — The two-bedroom home in Gary's Bungalow Heights area went up in the Roaring '20s, when the Indiana steel town was thriving and filled with prosperous subdivisions. By the time Anith Jones' body was found in its basement Saturday, the building was one of thousands of dilapidat...
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Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch. The recall affects Embrace 35/9999 models with an AmSafe QT1 buckle. Documents posted by U.S. safety regulators say that if the buckles don't release easily, it may be difficult to g...
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