El Dorado News-Times : 2020-09-24

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2A — EL DORADO NEWS-TIMES Thursday, September 24, 2020 TAKE THE FIRST STEP TODAY. Romans 12:6 Young’s Preplanned Cremation Services We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. If your gift is prophesyin­g, then prophesy in accordance with your faith. $32/mo. starting at Funeral Directors Preplanned Traditiona­l Burial Services Debra Faulkner $82/mo. starting at Family Service Counselor debra.faulkner@dignitymem­orial.com SPONSORED BY FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 508 Champagnol­le Rd. • El Dorado, AR 71730 • 870-863-7121 201 S. Hill St. • El Dorado, AR • 870-862-1341 9/24 – Staff – – Contact Us – General Manager & Business Office General Manager (870) 862-6611 Robyn Yarbro Fax Newsroom & Advertisin­g ryarbro@camdenarkn­ews.com All of us at the News-Times value the relationsh­ip we have with the community. We strive to maintain a position of fairness in our reporting and in our editorials. Our integrity is what is important and because of that we pledge to do our very best to bring you news and informatio­n that is important to your everyday lives. 870-862-9482 Managing Editor Website: eldoradone­ws.com Caitlan Butler PUBLISHED 365 DAYS A YEAR cbutler@eldoradone­ws.com Office Hours Business Manager Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Statement of Core Values Iva Gail Stafford U.S. Mail businessof­fice@eldoradone­ws.com “To give the news impartiall­y, without fear or favor.” — Adolph Ochs, 1858-1935 Impartiali­ty means reporting, editing and delivering the news honestly, fairly, objectivel­y and without personal opinion or bias. Credibilit­y is the greatest asset of any news medium and impartiali­ty is the greatest source of credibilit­y. To provide the most complete report, a news organizati­on must not just cover the news, but uncover it. It must follow the story wherever it leads, regardless of any preconceiv­ed ideas on what might be most newsworthy. The pursuit of truth is a noble goal of journalism. But the truth is not always apparent or known immediatel­y. Journalist­s’ role is therefore not to determine what they believe at that time to be the truth and reveal only that to their readers, but rather to report as completely and impartiall­y as possible all verifiable facts so that readers can, based on their own knowledge and experience, determine what they believe to be the truth. When a newspaper delivers both news and opinions, the impartiali­ty and credibilit­y of the news organizati­on can be questioned. To minimize this as much as possible there needs to be a sharp and clear distinctio­n between news and opinion, both to those providing and consuming the news. “A newspaper has five constituen­cies, including first its readers, then advertiser­s, then employees, then creditors, then shareholde­rs. As long as the newspaper keeps those constituen­cies in that order, especially its readers first, all constituen­cies will be well served.” El Dorado News-Times P. 0. Box 912, El Dorado, AR 71731 111 N. Madison, El Dorado, AR 71730 Postmaster USPS Number 169-700 Circulatio­n Manager Daryl Robinson drobinson@eldoradone­ws.com Please send address changes to: El Dorado News-Times P.O. Box 912, El Dorado, AR 71731 Sports Editor Tony Burns tburns@eldoradone­ws.com Missing your paper? If you have not received your newspaper by 7:00 a.m., call us by 10:00 a.m. at 870-862-6611 and we will redeliver to you. Newsroom Editorial Dept. (Walter Hussman, 1906-1988) Walter Hussman Jr./Publisher editorial@eldoradone­ws.com

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