Days in El Dorado

El Dorado Days 2018

El Dorado Days July 1 – 4, 2018 ‘Back in the Day’ Welcome back to celebrate, reunite and reminisce ‘Back in the Day’ when WHS won state championships in both football and basketball; when the marching band and choir won honors at the state competitions and for the younger crowd from EHS when back-to-back football championships were won! We will begin with the Memorial

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Nile & Marzell Smith Museum of African American History

El Dorado Days Event Schedule: The Nile and Marzell Smith Museum of African American History is hosting a fund raiser Ball on Saturday, June 30, at Washington Middle School . The Ball will begin at 7:00 p.m. Donation $25. Finger food will be served. The Museum will open on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  (July 2, 3 and 5) Ralph

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Museum Schedule of Events: Saturday, July 5

Washington High School Class of 1968 Please join the family of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nile Smith, Sr., the Board of Directors, the Friends of the South Arkansas African American Museum and Washington High School Class of 1968 as we celebrate–commemorate–and rededicate the museum (our legacy) during the El Dorado Days Reunnion.   July 5, 2014 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m..    

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Marzell W. Smith

Local educational icon dies at 91 Marzell Smith remembered as soft-spoken sage who inspired community with love By: Joan Hershberger – El Dorado News-Times   A chapter in El Dorado history came to a close on the final day of 2013 with the passing of Marzell Smith at the age of 91. A soft-spoken woman, she impacted the community through her passion for education and

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Rance Olison: Giving Back

Paying back: El Dorado native honors mother, community with annual food giveaway By Tia Lyons tlyons@eldoradonews.com Giving back and helping others were principles that were instilled in Rance Olison while growing up in the Fairview Addition in the 1960s. Under the watchful eye of his mother, the late Carrie Buggs, and the adults in the tight-knit community, Olison absorbed the many lessons they taught, and he is passing     them

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Trinca Shoe Shop closing after nearly a century of service

By JOAN HERSHBERGER For The Sunday News     EL DORADO — Go back in time to a smiling shop keeper who works from dawn to dusk, doing whatever it takes to support his family. Go back in time and remember when real leather shoes could be repaired, re-soled or re-heeled to wear again. Go back — but only for a couple of more weeks — to the Trinca Shoe Shop in El Dorado, opened in 1936

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