By JENNIFER SHERIDAN Staff Writer Members of the Camden Unity are preparing to hold the first annual National Night Out event in August. National Night Out is an event held across the U.S. where families and neighbors meet for fun and fellowship to get to know each other and build strong relation...
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Picture:<p>Members of Business and Professional Women present the Women&rsquo;s Crisis Center of South Arkansas with a donation of $1,600. Pictured from left are WCCSA Sexual Assault Case Coordinator Shelly Sledge, Interim Executive Director Elizabeth Wesley, BPW Barn Sale Chairman Diane Betts, BPW Barn Sale Publicity Chair Eloise Oliver, WCCSA Board Vice Chair Teresa Wheeler, Camden Mayor Chris Claybaker and WCCSA Honorary Board member Renae Walker.</p>Picture:<p>The Women&rsquo;s Crisis Center of South Arkansas accepts a $500 donation from the Ouachita County Ministerial Alliance to assist with funding. Pictured from left, Camden Mayor Chris Claybaker, WCCSA board member Charlotte Young, Interim Executive Director Elizabeth Wesley and OCMA Treasurer and Pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church H. Earl Anderson.</p>

Category: Local News    Published: Monday, July 21st, 2014     comments
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The quality of footage from surveillance cameras installed around the city last year is not meeting industry standards, Little Rock police said. The $500,000 Internet-based system’s cameras can record footage at 30 frames per second, but have been doing so at less tha...
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council will vote later today on an Australia-proposed resolution demanding international access to the Ukraine plane crash site and a cease-fire around the area, with diplomats pressuring a reluctant Russia to approve it. Australian Prime Minister Tony...
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Dr. George Betts will be the speaker for the Camden Rotary Club.  The club meets at noon on Tuesday at the Camden Country Club. Betts will be telling the club members about his recent trip to China.
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(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 be listed in the order of the event date.)   Extension office  has special dates The Ouachita County Extension Service will hos...
Category: Announcements    Published: Monday, July 21st, 2014     comments
• On July 12, Ouachita County Sheriff's Deputy Adam LaDuke spoke to Lana Bird at her home located at 323 Ingram St., according to a Ouachita County Sheriff's Office report. She wanted to make a report regarding someone breaking into her storage building behind her house. Bird said that she wen...
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Police say man killed his pregnant girlfriend FORT SMITH (AP) — Arkansas police say they have arrested a man who confessed to stabbing his pregnant girlfriend to death. Sgt. Daniel Grubbs with the Fort Smith Police Department says 21-year-old Douglas True called 911 just before noon on Sunda...
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One killed, two hurt in skydiving accidents RACINE, Wis. (AP) — One person has died and two others are injured after separate skydiving accidents in southern Wisconsin. Racine County sheriff’s officials say a 44-year-old Racine man died Sunday afternoon at Sylvania Airport in the Town...
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CAIRO (AP) — Clashes between rival Libyan militias fighting for control of the international airport in the capital, Tripoli, have killed 47 people over the last week, Libya’s Health Ministry said. The ministry said on its website late Sunday that the fighting also left 120 people wound...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Mohammad Afif and his family were about to start a new chapter in their lives. Afif was getting set to begin his university studies in architecture, and his father was preparing to move back to Malaysia with his wife and three of their children after working overs...
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police  searched for assailants who forced a family from their car and drove off with a 4-year-old boy hanging out of the vehicle. The boy was later found dead in the abandoned vehicle. The boy was with his sister and parents in Boksburg, east of Johanne...
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The Camden News staff took home three awards from the recent Arkansas Press Association’s 2014 Editorial Contest. The contest had 21 daily newspapers who submitted 820 entries. The Camden News competes in the Smaller Dailies category. The Camden News received the following awards: • Se...
Category: Local Business    Published: Monday, July 21st, 2014     comments
MAGNOLIA - Farmers Bank & Trust of Magnolia, Arkansas, and 1st Bank of Texarkana, Texas, announced they have entered into an agreement for Farmers Bank & Trust to purchase 1st Bank. “Farmers Bank & Trust is excited about the opportunity to serve the customers and staff of 1st Bank...
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Germany comes in first in a new energy efficiency ranking of the world’s major economies, followed by Italy, the European Union as a whole, China, and France, according to the 2014 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard published today by the nonprofit American Coun...
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli tank shells struck a hospital in the Gaza Strip today, killing four people and wounding 60, Palestinian officials said, as Israel’s defense minister vowed to press on with the war against Hamas “as long as necessary.” Meanwhile, U.N. chie...
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CAIRO (AP) — Clashes between rival Libyan militias fighting for control of the international airport in the capital, Tripoli, have killed 47 people over the last week, Libya's Health Ministry said. The ministry said on its website late Sunday that the fighting also left 120 people wounded. It...
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TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — The man-in-the-know nursed a late-morning beer at a bar near the Suchiate River that separates Guatemala from Mexico, and answered a question about his human smuggling business with a question: “Do you think a coyote is going to say he’s a coyote?&rdquo...
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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Twitter account run by Kenya's military was taken over by hackers claiming to be from the international activist collective Anonymous, a military spokesman said today No internal military systems were infiltrated when the Kenya Defense Forces' Twitter account was hac...
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