Earth Day Cleanup

EL DORADO, Ar. (KTVE/KARD) — On Monday, April 22, 2024, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., the City of El Dorado will partner with The Haywood hotel for a downtown clean drive for Earth Day. The meet-up will be at The Haywood at 5 p.m. for sign-ins and the division of groups to head out to clean up downtown El Dorado. Equipment will be provided, as The

ICS Chili Inc. Competition

El Dorado, Ark. (KTVE/KARD) — On March 19, 2024, Main Street El Dorado announced the ICS Chilli Inc. Competition. The event will take place on April 27, 2024, in Downtown El Dorado, Ark.\ Awards will be presented at 4 PM and will include a $2,000 prize. Competition officials invite youth competitors as well. Attendees can enjoy

Southern Arkansas University President Search

The national search for the next leader of Southern Arkansas University is officially under way. SAU just released the presidential position profile, official position announcement, and presidential search webpage. The profile outlines the qualifications, characteristics, and expectations of leadership for candidates interested in assuming the

Two shooting suspects in Camden

Camden, Ark. (KTVE/KARD) — Two shooting suspects in Camden are granted continuance for a shooting that happened back in 2022, while two others receive prison sentences. Keaton Arnold– Tyrese Henry– Carlton Henry– and Zykeia Gulley were all charged in the fatal shooting of Andretti Austin on September 6, 2022. Officers discovered

SAU President to Henderson Chancellor

Arkansas State University System President Chuck Welch today announced the appointment of Arkadelphia native and longtime higher education administrator Dr. Trey Berry as Henderson State University’s next chancellor, effective Jan. 1, 2024. Berry is an Arkansas historian, professor, former dean and provost. Since 2015, he has served as

$203 Million purchase to go to Camden

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible foreign military sale to the Government of France of AGM-114R2 Hellfire missiles and related equipment for an estimated cost of $203 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of the possible sale on Monday. The

Drug Task Force Arrests

The 13th Judicial District Drug Task Force has released a statement detailing a three-month regional narcotics investigation conducted in cooperation with local, state and federal agencies. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office previously announced the arrests of five county residents in connection with the operation. They are charged with a

SAU Enrollment Up

Thursday, Southern Arkansas University System trustees heard about recent highlights involving the Magnolia and East Camden campuses. President Dr. Trey Berry said there are 5,094 students on the Magnolia campus, which is a 15% increase from the fall of 2021.

Federal Sentencing

The final member of a South Arkansas drug trafficking organization was sentenced Wednesday to federal prison for distribution of methamphetamine. Pharell Bronse Jackson, 32, of El Dorado, was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison and a three-year term of supervised release. Federal authorities said Jackson and his drug trafficking organization

Minden High student, 17, shot in her back

COTTON VALLEY, La. (KSLA) — A Minden High student is recovering after being shot in her back at a trail ride on the last weekend of her summer break. The shooting occurred about 9:37 p.m. Saturday, July 30, five days before Webster Parish students are due to return to start the 2022-23 school year. The 17-year-old was in critical condition