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Camden Fire Department Captain Wallace Seale cuts a woman from her vehicle after a two-vehicle accident occurred along Ouachita 67. The vehicles struck each other head-on and witnesses stated the vehicle pictured veered into oncoming traffic. The drivers of both vehicles were taken to Ouachita Count...
Category: Local News    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
By JENNIFER SHERIDAN Staff Writer The entire Camden Planning Commission will be joining two area residents to work on familiarizing themselves with the Camden Codes of Regulates on Subdivisions book. The commission met Thursday evening and discussed updating the 1970’s book. A request was m...
Category: Local News    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
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Ad’lee Allen, left, and Landon Faucett, right, enjoy a Bearden Bears home game at Rogers Field in Bearden. The Bears will travel to Parker’s Chapel this afternoon, with kickoff at 7 p.m.
Category: Local News    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
By JENNIFER SHERIDAN Staff Writer There will be a new business opening in the former Airport Liquor building pending a lease agreement with between the businessman and the Camden Airport Commissioners. The Camden News was told that Mike Elliott plans to use the former liquor store building as a b...
Category: Local News    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
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The Camden Police Department  and the Animal Control Division will host a "Pet of the Week" item each week to feature animals in the local pound. As an added incentive for resident to adopt one of these dogs, Dr. James Rocconi of Camden Animal Hospital, 1535 California Ave., is donating his se...
Category: Local News    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
By JENNIFER SHERIDAN Staff Writer Camden Area Chamber of Commerce representatives spoke to the Kiwanis Club on Thursday about details of the upcoming Fireball Run event, which come through Camden on Sept. 28. Fireball Run is an online show similar to the 1980’s film “Cannonball Run.&r...
Category: Local News    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
By PATRIC FLANNIGAN Staff Writer The office of the Ouachita County Clerk has released the outcome of the only opposed race in county school board elections, which were held earlier this week. Emily Harrison beat out Todd Bearden by a final tally of 17-13 for the Zone 5 seat in the Sparkman School...
Category: Local News    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
New Haven Missionary Baptist Church, located at 336 Stewart St., will hold a clothes giveaway ministry from 7-11 a.m. Saturday.  Residents in need of various clothing items are encouraged to attend.
Category: Local News    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — The United Kingdom will stay united. Voters in Scotland resoundingly rejected independence in a historic referendum that shook the country to its core. But "No" to a break-up doesn't mean a return to the status quo. The referendum led to promises of further powers f...
Category: Wire News    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
(Information for church briefs should be submitted to the Camden News office no later than noon on the Wednesday before the event. Information must be dropped off on FULL, 8x11” sheets of paper, emailed to the office at camdennews@camdenarknews.com, mailed to: Camden News, P.O. Box 798, Camden...
Category: Church News    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
By the Rev. Steve Ellison To instigate means to do something that sets another action in motion. It means to help something get started. Often instigate is used in a negative manner. However, instigate can be used in reference to a good thing.  The church in America is in desperate need of sp...
Category: Church News    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
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The Rev. Ellis Hogan, left, of the Ouachita County Ministerial Alliance, give a $500 donation to Christian Health Center Administrative Director Toni Greenlee to help fund medical services at the center.
Category: Church News    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An assistant coach at a Roman Catholic high school has resigned over his role in a beating that left two gay men injured, church officials in Philadelphia said Thursday.  About a dozen young adults were linked to the Sept. 11 encounter after police released surveillan...
Category: Church News    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
RSVP group has dance on Friday The Retired & Senior Volunteer Program will host a dance for those 55 and older from 7-10 p.m. today at the Champagnolle Landing Senior Center, 910 East 4th St., El Dorado. Admission is $6 per person.  Music will be provided by Deuces Wild. ‘Deer Dog...
Category: Announcements    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
Rouse named publisher of Blytheville newspaper BLYTHEVILLE (AP) — A southeast Missouri native has been named publisher of the Blytheville Courier News in addition to the Osceola Times — both in northeastern Arkansas — and the Steele Enterprise and the Democrat-Argus in Caruthersvi...
Category: Wire News    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Cotton defended his vote against the farm bill in a new television ad Thursday, pushing back on an issue where Democrats are trying to cast him as out of touch with rural Arkansas. Cotton, the freshman congressman hoping to unseat Democr...
Category: Wire News    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
Workers are accused of stealing plant parts SEGUIN, Texas (AP) — Police say eight workers at a Caterpillar plant in Texas are accused of stealing more at least $160,000 in parts from the company. The Seguin Police Department says nine people — including the eight workers — were t...
Category: Wire News    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Nearly 70 years after they died when their crippled bomber slammed into a northern Italian mountain, the two Americans at the controls of the ill-fated warplane are being honored by residents of a village near the crash site. The B-25 Mitchell dubbed “Maybe” wa...
Category: Wire News    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
DENVER (AP) — A dazzling show of fire and color can make science come alive for young students, but it can also inflict serious and painful injuries, as flash fires in Nevada and Colorado showed this month. Educators and investigators say a surprising number of teachers lack the training requ...
Category: Wire News    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — A mysterious liquid leaking on a cargo jet sent emergency responders to the island that is home to the Ketchikan, Alaska, airport. Turns out, a bartender with a dish towel could have handled the problem. The Ketchikan Daily News reports the leak Tuesday on the Alaska...
Category: Wire News    Published: Friday, September 19th, 2014     comments
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