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Woman missing from Harmony Grove near Camden
The Ouachita County Sheriff’s Office is trying to locate a 19-year-old woman who has been missing since Saturday, December 1. Kennly Rae Hamilton was last seen leaving her home on Ouachita 406 in the Harmony Grove community with an unidentified white male.
Police need help locating missing 19-year-old from Ouachita County who left with unknown male
OUACHITA COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) - The Ouachita County Sheriff's Department needs your help in locating missing 19-year-old Kennly Rae Hamilton and identifying the person last seen with her.
Oklahoma OL commit Stacey Wilkins excited to watch OU before AAB game
Camden Fairview (Camden, Ark.) offensive tackle Stacey Wilkins received his All-American Bowl jersey Monday at his school as part of the All-American Bowl Selection Tour presented by American Family Insurance.
Former MAD employee drops civil suit
Brian M. Givens, former vice president of entertainment/talent relations at the Murphy Arts District, has dropped a civil suit he filed last month against El Dorado Festivals and Events, Inc.
El Dorado School District to start producing podcast
Starting in January, the El Dorado School district will have a new communication method. Chelsey Turner, librarian and parent involvement coordinator at Washington Middle School, has taken charge of a new project that will release podcasts.
Worker killed in accident at south Arkansas lumber company
A 47-year-old mechanic was killed in an accident at a lumber company in south Arkansas, authorities said. The Ouachita County sheriff's office said Samuel Buchanan, 47, of Camden was pronounced dead after being found unresponsive under the bucket of a loader Thursday morning at the Victory Lumber Co
Dem-Gaz to phase out print delivery in El Dorado, Camden and Magnolia
DANIEL MOODY - ARKANSAS BUSINESS. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette will stop distributing print editions of its daily newspaper in five south Arkansas counties from Monday through Saturday beginning Feb. 11, general manager Lynn Hamilton confirmed in a phone interview today. The D-G's subscribers will
Missed free throws, lack of energy hurt Hogs
FAYETTEVILLE - The baker’s dozen or so NBA scouts attending last Saturday’s game at Walton Arena did not cook Arkansas’ goose. Western Kentucky did with Arkansas lacking the energy here and missed free throws there to alter the outcome, Arkansas coach Mike Anderson surmised at his Miked Up radio sho
Oklahoma commit Wilkins honored as an All-American
The All-American Bowl Selection Tour picked back up on Monday with a stop at Camden (Ark.) Fairvew to honor Top247 offensive tackle Stacey Wilkins. The four-star Oklahoma commit was presented his jersey to play in this year's game during a ceremony in front of family, friends, teammates and coaches.
Southern Arkansas improves to 7-2 with victory against Ouachita Baptist
Southern Arkansas survived a second-half run by Ouachita Baptist on Saturday in Magnolia, winning the Great American Conference basketball 68-60. The Muleriders improve to 7-2 overall -- the best nine-game start to a season for the program since 2010-11.
Cardinals knock down El Dorado
CAMDEN - Joderrio Ramey had 25 points, but it wasn’t enough, as Camden Fairview rallied to top El Dorado 71-67 Friday night. The Wildcats trailed 20-19 at the end of the first quarter, but led 38-37 at halftime.
Sawmill employee killed after being trapped under equipment
CAMDEN, Ar. - An employee at Victory Lumber, a Southeast Arkansas sawmill, was killed after reportedly being trapped underneath lumber equipment. Workers found 47-year-old Samuel Buchanon caught underneath the bucket of a loader. They were able to lift the bucket with another machine and he was tran
Wife of murdered pawn shop owner speaks following suspects court appearance
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) - One day after being arrested for the murder of Pine Bluff pawn shop owner Brandon McHan, two 21-year-old suspects from Camden made their first appearance in the Jefferson County District Court.
Smackover-Norphlet look to improve grades by focusing on individuals
Editor’s note: This is the fifth installment in a six-part series looking at Union County schools and the grades each received from the state. The first part looked at how the state calculates each grade. Each installment after that covers a different school district in Union County.
P.B. murder suspects also have local charges
CAMDEN — By BRADLY GILL. The Camden News has learned that two Camden men charged with the murder of a Pine Bluff pawn shop owner on Nov. 12 in Pine Bluff are also currently charged with crimes in Ouachita County.
The Heresy of White Christianity
There are, as Cornel West has pointed out, only two African-Americans who rose from dirt-poor poverty to the highest levels of American intellectual life—the writer Richard Wright and the radical theologian James H. Cone.
Jackson signs to SAU Tech Lady Rockets
CAMDEN — By PATRIC FLANNIGAN. For the second year in a row, a Camden Fairview Lady Cardinals will get to continue her basketball career on the college level. On Wednesday, C.F. student athlete Jayla Jackson, daughter of C.F. Head Girls Basketball Coach Johnny and Carrolo Jackson, signed her national
Magnolia gets more than two inches of rain since Thursday, flood watch cancelled, snow in North Arkansas
The National Weather Service has cancelled its flash flood watch for South Arkansas. The watch remained in effect for Northwest Louisiana. Flood warnings were issued for the Dorcheat Bayou, and for the Ouachita River in Arkansas.
White Quarters shooting suspect makes appearance in district court
An El Dorado man who is accused of capital murder was ordered held without bond during first appearance hearings Friday in 35th Judicial District Court. Due to safety concerns, security was heightened and public access was restricted for the court hearings of Jacovis D. James, 23, who could be sente
Camden man dies in lumber mill accident
Samuel Buchanan, 47, of Camden died Thursday morning after he was found unresponsive beneath the bucket of a loader at Victory Lumber Company. Workers at the company on Ouachita County Road 67 used another piece of equipment to lift the loader off Buchanan. Camden Fire and Rescue took him to Ouachit