Camden News

March 02, 2015
Camden News

SAU Tech welcomes new president

CAMDENSAU Tech welcomes new president New Southern Arkansas University President Dr. Trey Berry, pictured center foreground, shakes hands with Lee Sanders, director of institution research at SAU Tech, during the SAU Tech welcome reception held ...

Ouachita County weathers winter storm

CAMDENIt appears that Ouachita County has weathered the winter storm system that passed through the area earlier this week. A winter storm warning was issued by the National Weather Association on Tuesday evening for southern ...

CN's pet of the week, 2-27

CAMDENThe Camden Police Department and the Animal Control Division are hosting a “Pet of the Week” item each week to feature animals in the local pound. Employees at the local pound are trying to find ...

Wild Game Dinner event

Wild Game Dinner event In the left photo, First Baptist Church of Camden Rev. Tim Gunter speaks to the crowd of 270 during their annual Wild Game Dinner Saturday evening. The event included a free meal, multiple door and grand prizes and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission officer Ken Key as the speaker. In the photo at right, Bobby Bass, right, followed by Lawrence Elliott, make their way through the buffet line at the dinner ...

Homeland Security funding deal elusive

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department looming, House Speaker John Boehner is demanding negotiations with Democrats on a funding bill that rolls back President Barack Obama’s immigration policies. Senate Democrats are unwilling to even consider such a step. The Senate has scheduled a procedural vote Monday and Democrats are expected to block an attempt to establish negotiations with the House on the legislation.

Lady Cards fall in overtime

Desperately needing a victory to still have a chance to qualify for the 5A state tournament, the Camden Fairview Lady Cardinals lost a 63-62 heart breaker in overtime Friday night to the Lakeside Lady Rams. After being called for a questionable foul with 1.1 seconds remaining in overtime, Lakeside’s Mariah Perrigo sank the first of two free throws to give Lakeside the win. Perrigo missed the second, but Camden Fairview couldn’t even get off a ...

An ill wind blowing on windmills

It appears that Clean Line Energy’s windmill power lines aren’t going to just blow through White County (or anywhere in the state) without a fight. The Houston-based company and Department of Energy got an earful of landowners’ displeasure with the proposed route, which would pass through northern White County, at a public hearing last week. They also are meeting resistance from state legislators and Arkansas’ delegation in the U.S. Senate.

Religious reflections for 2-27

Joys of Being A Grandparent By Richard Merritt I didn’t do too well as a young father. My wife, Marvanna, kept the kids, changed the diapers and got them ready for church. I always had something else to do. Sunday mornings were particularly hectic. I went to the church early for a last run through the sermon and prayer for the service.