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9:13am

Fri December 14, 2012
Arts

El Dorado to be part of annual Rose Parade

Work begins on David Fox's floragraph that will be mounted on the Donate Life float in the Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif.
Credit donatelifefloat.org

El Dorado, Arkansas will be represented in the 2013 Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif. The late David Fox who died at age 48 of a heart attack was an organ and tissue donor. A large memorial floragraph of him will ride on the Donate Life float, alongside 71 other portraits honoring deceased organ, eye and tissue donors. His widow, Liz Fox of El Dorado, will go to California to put the finishing touches on the floragraph, which uses crushed herbs and flower petals to follow the contours of David’s portrait.

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8:53am

Wed October 17, 2012
Local

Xeriscape-designed garden takes root in El Dorado Arboretum

The Union County Master Gardeners will debut their new xeriscape-designed garden at 3:30 p.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the South Arkansas Arboretum in El Dorado. The garden features flowers, shrubs and trees that require little or no extra watering. The garden was made possible through a grant from the Union County Water Conservation Board.

10:00am

Tue October 9, 2012
Arts

El Dorado to examine economic impact of MusicFest

The president of the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce looks forward to evaluating the economic impact of MusicFest. Last weekend's two-day festival is in its 25th year.

1:59pm

Tue August 14, 2012
Local

El Dorado resident to transform a house into a shelter

A new resource center for homeless families is preparing to open in El Dorado. Sabrina King is the founder of New Creations Life Center. King is enlisting the help of volunteers to transform a donated home into a shelter. She says there is an increasing need for homeless outreach services in South Arkansas.

9:34am

Fri July 27, 2012
Arts

El Dorado remembers bloody family feud on courthouse steps

City of El Dorado

The Showdown at Sunset is a summer tradition in downtown El Dorado. It recalls the bitter rivalry between the Tucker and Parnell families in 1902, now a family-oriented historical event. Actors in period costume and pyrotechnics take over the Union County Courthouse square Saturday at 6:30 p.m.

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