By JENNIFER SHERIDAN Staff Writer Members of the Camden Jaycees will not be hosting their annual Scareview haunted house this year due to a fire on Monday evening that consumed the building where the event is usually held. The fire was discovered around 3 p.m. Monday in the attic of the house use...

Picture: <p>Members of the Camden Fire Department hose water onto the Jaycee&rsquo;s Scareview Haunted House as it burned Monday afternoon. The haunted house was being prepped for the Jaycee's Halloween fundraiser. The building is the former International Paper Company's union meeting hall, and was located behind the Ouachita County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office on Houston Street. See article for details.</p>Picture: <p>Jaycees and onlookers use the little daylight left to assess the damage done to the structure used as the Scareview haunted house.</p>

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Krissy Bassetti and Beth Osteen of the Camden Area Chamber of Commerce will be the guest speakers at this week's meeting of the Lions Club, held at noon Wednesday at Catherine's Bistro. Bassetti and Osteen will give the Lions an update about the Fireball Run.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The summer-long trial of four Blackwater security guards in the shootings of more than 30 Iraqis has been a grim retelling of lives snuffed out and the daily life-and-death decisions amid the chaos of war. Wrapping up almost 6,200 miles from Baghdad, the trial is the best ho...
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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were mostly lower in early afternoon trading today, even after news that the economy was gaining strength. The S&P 500 dipped back below 2,000 points as oil producers weighed the index down. Investors looked ahead to major events later this week. The European C...
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County fair will  be held Sept. 3-7 The Ouachita County Fair will be held from Sept. 3-7 at the county fairgrounds in East Camden. The theme of the fair is "The Fair That Cares." The event will feature "The Next Big Thing 2014" talent search from Sept. 4-6; a "Battle of the Bands" on Sept. 6;...
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Former WWII prisoner of war invited to Japan MOUNTAIN HOME (AP) — The Japanese government has invited a former World War II prisoner of war from Arkansas to visit the country. The Baxter Bulletin reports  that 93-year-old Robert Lents, of Mountain Home, was invited as part of the Japane...
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32 teens escape from Tenn. detention center NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and 10 of them were still on the run today, a spokesman said. The teens — ages 14 to 19 — lef...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners are proposing a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Gas is being relied upon to generate more of the nati...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year. The moderating price increases could help support sales. Real estate data provider CoreLogic said today that prices rose 7.4 percent in July from July 2013. That was slightly below June&rsquo...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia’s backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security. But his objectives will be clouded by the West’s inability to halt the Russian aggression in Ukraine that...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — New York teenager Joseph Beer smoked marijuana, climbed into a Subaru Impreza with four friends and drove more than 100 mph before losing control. The car crashed into trees with such force that the vehicle split in half, killing his friends. Beer, who was 17 in October 2012...
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor - a painter since she was 3 - took a weeklong sewing class with an eye toward incorporating textiles into her artwork.  She quickly discovered a love for fashion design as well, taking the class twice more that summer.  Now, at 1...
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