Camden News

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April 27, 2017
Camden News

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Crawfish boil is set

The Ouachita County Fair Board will host its First Annual Crawfish Cook-off on Saturday, April 29, at the county fairgrounds in East Camden.

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Site visit for possible SBHC is a success

Camden Fairview School District Superintendent Mark Keith told the Camden News that the site visit by representatives of the Arkansas Department of Education School Health Service Office on Tuesday was a success.

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Career Day at Fairview Elementary

Robyn Yarbro,shown standing in background, speaks to students in the first grade class of Stacy Mitchell at Fairview Elementary during the school's Career Day event. Yarbro -administrative assistant at the Camde News, explained to the students about the workings of the newspaper and the importance of ad selling - especially to help bring attention to local businesses.

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Two students win trip to Washington

The Camden News has learned that two area students will be sponsored by Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corporation to attend an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., as apart of the Annual Electric Cooperative Youth Tour.

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Doggie Adoption Day

Organizers of "Doggie Adoption Day" hold some of the dogs that can be adopted from the local pound. The event was held at Atwoods on Saturday and also helped promote the Facebook page “A Home for Fido,” which helps Camden Animal Control. Texann Shadden, right, is the founder of the sight and started the adoption day. Wendy Swain, left, is a volunteer who’s been involved with animal rescue for several years, and Jackson Walthall, middle, is an animal control officer.

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Two students win trip to Washington

The Camden News has learned that two area students will be sponsored by Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corporation to attend an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., as apart of the Annual Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. Jayln Bounds, daughter of Misti and Ricky Bounds; and Wyatt Williams, son of Larry and Scarlett Williams; were this year’s chosen candidates based off of an essay they submitted to OECC.

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‘Doggie Adoption Day’

‘Doggie Adoption Day’ Organizers of "Doggie Adoption Day" hold some of the dogs that can be adopted from the local pound. The event was held at Atwoods on Saturday and also helped promote the Facebook page “A Home for Fido,” which helps Camden Animal Control. Texann Shadden, right, is the founder of the sight and started the adoption day. Wendy Swain, left, is a volunteer who’s been involved with animal rescue for several years, and Jackson Walthall, middle, is an animal control officer.

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H.G.: End of Sparkman athletics is a final decision

The decision to end the athletic and agriculture programs on the Sparkman Campus are final, but the tension over the decision will take time to ease. Monday’s Harmony Grove School Board meeting was heavily attended by Sparkman teachers, students and parents to hear a discussion regarding sports at the campus.

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