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Sandra Kennedy, left, and her grandson, Landon Wylie, watch the Camden Fairview High School Marching Band during the homecoming parade before CF’s homecoming football game Friday evening at Cardinal Stadium. Harmony Grove and Bearden High Schools will both host their homecoming games this Frid...
Category: Local News    Published: Wednesday, October 1st, 2014     comments
By JENNIFER SHERIDAN Staff Writer While the Camden Advertising and Promotion Commissioners could not conduct business due to lack of a quorum, they did hear insights from Camden City Treasurer Jim Green about how payments should be handle. In a meeting in August, commissioners discussed how handl...
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Outstanding Women of Distinction, Community Brotherhood Fellowship, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Les Jeunes Amies come together to donate $1,500 to the local chapter of the American Red Cross for the purchase of an Automated External Defibrillator, which will be used to respond to local disa...
Category: Local News    Published: Wednesday, October 1st, 2014     comments
By PATRIC FLANNIGAN Staff Writer Nate Steel, Democratic candidate for the position of attorney general, spoke with the Camden News about what he hopes to accomplish if he is elected. Steel grew up 75 miles south of Camden in Nashville, where he played “Scrapper football." After high school...
Category: Local News    Published: Wednesday, October 1st, 2014     comments
By PATRIC FLANNIGAN Staff Writer "Sawyer’s Walk, Run or Roll for a Cure" is a 5K event that will be held at the Smackover City Park on Oct. 11. All the proceeds will be donated to the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics in honor of Sawyer Carter. Carter is a four-year-old girl who...
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Shawn Dorflinger and Richard Freeland of the Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corporation will be the guest speakers at this week's meeting of the Kiwanis Club at noon Thursday at the Camden Country Club.  The men will talk about a trip to Guatemala.
Category: Local News    Published: Wednesday, October 1st, 2014     comments
DALLAS (AP) – A Texas man just back from West Africa has been confirmed as having the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the U.S. Authorities with the Centers for Disease Control revealed the finding late Tuesday, a day after the unidentified patient arrived at a Dallas hospital with susp...
Category: Wire News    Published: Wednesday, October 1st, 2014     comments
(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.)   Jeunes Amies to meet Thursday Les Jeunes Amies Ladies Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Catherine's Bistro, 1023 W. Washington. A business me...
Category: Announcements    Published: Wednesday, October 1st, 2014     comments
Funeral is set for slain Ark. real estate agent NORTH LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Funeral services have been set for an Arkansas real estate agent who was found dead five days after she never returned from an appointment to show a house. Crye-Leike Realtors says the funeral for Beverly Carter will be...
Category: Wire News    Published: Wednesday, October 1st, 2014     comments
Washington, DC, - The American Planning Association announced Tuesday that Central Avenue in Hot Springs has earned the designation as one of the 10 Great Streets for 2014. Each October during National Community Planning Month, APA’s Great Places in America program names 30 exemplary streets...
Category: Wire News    Published: Wednesday, October 1st, 2014     comments
FORT SMITH (AP) — The people behind an Arkansas museum dedicated to U.S. Marshals are working with the Army Corps of Engineers on officially securing land in Fort Smith for the building. Museum president and CEO Jim Dunn said the Robert Westphal family is ready to donate a 15.9-acre tract alo...
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Police board bus, get cap guns from first-grader AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police boarded a school bus in northeast Ohio and seized two toy cap guns from a 6-year-old boy they say was pointing them at other children. The bus driver alerted police when he saw the first-grader with what turned out to...
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Camden Bulldog cheerleaders wave at fans during the Camden Fairview homecoming parade downtown on Friday afternoon prior to the football game.
Category: Local News    Published: Wednesday, October 1st, 2014     comments
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NASA Astronaut, Captain Jon McBride, launches water rockets with Camden Fairview High School Engineering students as part of the Fireball Run events on Sunday. Teams were assigned to participate in competititve events as part of the online show being created and used to bring awareness to missing ch...
Category: Local News    Published: Wednesday, October 1st, 2014     comments
SouthArk releases summer graduates EL DORADO - South Arkansas Community College has announced its summer graduates, who were recognized in a commencement ceremony last month. • From Bearden: Technical certificates: Deborah Candida Olvera, pre-health science. • From Camden: Associate&rsq...
Category: Local News    Published: Wednesday, October 1st, 2014     comments
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The Camden Fairview High School Choral Department shows the students making the Madrigals. Pictured seated from left are; Kealeigh Shelton, Shama’j Jacobs, Car’rida Moore, Jena Doherty, Gabrielle Williams, Ariel Williams, Dejinea Stewart, and Justice Frazier. Standing from left; Joshua M...
Category: Local News    Published: Wednesday, October 1st, 2014     comments
ARKADELPHIA - Nineteen students from Ouachita Baptist University and two students from Hendrix College participated in the Patterson Summer Research Program on Ouachita’s campus this past summer. Every year, students in the program are assigned to work with a faculty member, commit to a 10-wee...
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