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District 5 Rep. David Fielding, pictured sixth from left, and SW Arkansas Planning and Development representative Blake Harrell, pictured at Fielding’s left, present checks to projects in Ouachita County. Disbursed funds amounted to $5,000 for Smead Cemetery, $12,000 for Lafayette School renov...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014     comments
By PATRIC FLANNIGAN Staff Writer The Camden Fairview School Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at Garrison Auditorium. This will be the board’s first meeting since school started in August. In addition to student hearings, the superintendent’s report, and the financial report, there ar...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014     comments
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Members of the Camden Noon Lions Club donate collected eyeglasses to Brad Baker, second from left, of Mid-South Lions. The local club was able to collect 5,000 pairs of used eyeglasses from donation boxes placed in city businesses. Shown from left are Lion Tony Anthony, Baker, Lion Dr. Steve Keller...
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014     comments
Circuit Judge Hamilton Singleton will be the guest speaker at this week's meeting of the Camden Noon Lion's Club, held at noon Wednesday at Catherine's Bistro. Singleton is scheduled to give a presentation about civics.
Category: Local News    Published: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014     comments
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top military leader told Congress on Tuesday he would recommend that the United States consider deploying ground forces to Iraq if President Barack Obama's expanded air campaign to destroy Islamic extremists fails. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the J...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014     comments
WASHINGTON (AP) — A measure of prices that producers receive for their goods and services was unchanged in August, the latest sign that inflation is in check. Wholesale gas prices fell 1.4 percent last month and food costs dropped 0.5 percent, the Labor Department said Tuesday. Those declines...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014     comments
(Items for What's Happening may be submitted to the Camden News, P.O. Box 798, Camden, AR 71701, or by email at camdennews@camdenarknews.com. Items will appear in the order of event date.)   Watch group will meet on Sept. 16 The Mt. Holly Neighborhood Watch Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. today...
Category: Announcements    Published: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014     comments
Marriage license Shedrick Deon Ross of Camden to Lynetra Lynett Ellis also of Camden, Sept. 3. Maurice Henry, Jr. of Fulton to Sydney Leah Weaver of Camden, Sept. 5. Jon C. Randall of Camden to Marie Maxine Tutt also of Camden, Sept. 8. Civil filing William Marks vs. Arkansas Department of Fina...
Category: On the Record    Published: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014     comments
AG hospitalized after reaction to new medicine LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is hospitalized after a reaction to a new blood-pressure medication he is taking. Spokesman Aaron Sadler says McDaniel has been admitted to the University of Arkansas for Medical Scien...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014     comments
Arrest in robbery of  autistic man in Conn. STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 27-year-old Connecticut man has been charged with stealing $100 in birthday money from an autistic man in a crime that was captured by video cameras. Police say they charged Steven St. Jacques of Stamford on Monday wi...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014     comments
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When young men from Minneapolis began traveling to Somalia seven years ago to join a terror group in the midst of a civil war, investigators trying to stop the recruiting went straight to the city’s large Somali community to build trust and gain understanding. The nat...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014     comments
WASHINGTON (AP) — More of the world’s children are surviving to their fifth birthday, but 6.3 million still died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.N. children’s agency said today. That’s nearly 17,000 young children dying every day. And while death rates have...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014     comments
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Captain Citrus was born in 2011 as a big, fat talking orange wearing a green cape. Now he’s being transformed into a buff Marvel Comics superhero who will fight evil alongside the likes of Captain America. His first mission? Promote the benefits of orange juice in a c...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014     comments
GULF OF THE FARALLONES NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY (AP) — Federal researchers are exploring several underwater sites where ships sank while navigating in the treacherous waters west of San Francisco in the decades following the Gold Rush. Over the past week, a team from the National Oceanic and...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014     comments
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — On Calton Hill, overlooking Edinburgh, stands Scotland’s National Monument. A colonnade of classical stone pillars modeled on the Parthenon in Athens, it’s grand, inspiring — and unfinished, ever since the money to build it ran out two centuries ago...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014     comments
Thailand (AP) - A 65-year-old woman from Bangkok has killed herself by jumping into a pit of crocodiles at a reptile farm near the capital, police say. Witnesses saw Wanpen Inyai jumping into a pond at Samut Prakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo on Friday, reported The Bangkok Post.  The zoo is loca...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014     comments
Berlin, Germany (AP) Plans to rebuild a church in Germany that is linked to Hitler and the rise of the Nazi party have divided the country and sparked a row about how the nation deals with its past. Buildings aren't just bricks and mortar - they have meaning and say something. If you doubt that, th...
Category: Wire News    Published: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014     comments
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