President signs POW/MIA Flag Act into law The president signed into law Senator Cotton’s National POW/MIA Flag Act, which requires the POW/MIA flag to be displayed whenever the American flag is displayed on prominent federal properties to honor the more than 82,000 Americans who are listed as Prisoners of War (POW), Missing in Action (MIA), or otherwise unaccounted for from our nation’s past wars and conflicts.
Local candidates file for justice of peace, constable positions Nov. 12 marks the deadline for candidate filings in Arkansas. So far, six individuals have filed to run for Ouachita County Justice of the Peace positions and four have filed to run for county constable slots. Ware Russell (District 1), Erma Brown (District 4), Raymond Furlow (District 5), Addie Moore-Edwards (District 6), James C. Manley (District 8) and Fred Lilly (District 9) have filed to run for JP, which means there are no contested county JP races yet. by Bradly Gill
OCMC gets B on safety assessment Arkansas’ performance edged up on a twice-yearly assessment of hospital safety, jumping from a 45th to 42nd among states. by Kat Stromquist
Harmony Grove tops Smackover HARMONY GROVE — The seniors shined on Senior Night for the Harmony Grove Hornets during Thursday’s 46-7 conference victory over the Smackover Buckaroos at Bill Manning Field. Sixteen seniors were recognized in a pre-game ceremony that also honored senior band members and cheerleaders. by Wade Totty
Horoscopes - Nov. 13 By EUGENIA LAST CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Gerard Butler, 50; Jimmy Kimmel, 52; Whoopi Goldberg, 64; Chris Noth, 65. Happy Birthday: It's up to you to make things happen. If you feel passionate about something or someone, take a
Church News for Nov. 13 • The New Haven Baptist Church located at 336 Stewart St, Camden, AR, will be having their Family Day and Harvest Drive Program on Nov. 17, 2019 starting at 2:30 p.m. The Starlight Baptist Church where Rev. Kevin Simpson is Pastor will be our guest.
Arkansas lawmaker, civil rights attorney John Walker dies LITTLE ROCK — John Walker, an Arkansas lawmaker and civil rights attorney who represented black students in a long-running court fight over the desegregation of Little Rock area schools, has died. He was 82.
LCV names 2 to All Conference, 9G Cards finish 2nd Two student athletes from the Camden Fairview Cardinal Volleyball have garnered post season honors. CF senior Madison Thurman and junior Tamia Dandridge were both named to the All Conference team recently. by Patric Flannigan
Week 10 Players of the Week The Camden News has released its last 9 Players of the Week for the 2019 football season. by Patric Flannigan