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The El Dorado News-Times traces its origin back to the El Dorado Times, first published in 1889 and today serves all of Union County. The El Dorado News-Times is one in a group of five newspapers in the Palmer Newspaper Group. The group consists of the Texarkana Gazette, The Sentinel Record (Hot Springs), Camden News and The Banner-News (Magnolia). The parent company is WEHCO Media in Little Rock, AR. The News-Times employs 50 full time and 9 part-time employees. Click here to be directed to the News-Times' website.

ElDoArk.com is the home portal web site for Noalmark Broadcasting's radio stations and Community Guide. Eldoark.com features free classifieds as well as many other attributes for advertising. Eldoark.com averages 326,000 visitations each and every month with over 70 million clicks. Eldoark.com is growing in popularity and is heavily promoted across six Noalmark Broadcasting radio stations. 

El Dorado Insider's Guide premiered in 2013 as the official city magazine. Published quarterly, the Insider's Guide is full of information, colorful photography and an events calendar. Click here to become an El Dorado Insider!

Broadcast Information

El Dorado is home to seven commercial radio stations which are operated by two ownership groups. Jadon  Broadcasting and Noalmark Broadcasting Corporation.

Jadon Broadcasting owns KLBQ, also known as Real American Country 98.7. The format is country music. KDMS-am, which is a Southern Gospel station, is the other Jadon Broadcasting station..

Noalmark owns country station KIX 103, known as The Country Leader (FM 103.3). It is a 100,000-watt radio station (which is the largest allowed by the Federal Communications Commission) that provides coverage to more than 16 counties. MIX 96 is also known as The Continuous Hit Music Station. It, like sister station KIXB, is a 100,000-watt station as well. The format is hot adult contemporary and includes top 40 hits from the 80s and 90s mixed with medium rock and up-tempo pop. The Eagle is a classic rock station found at 93.3. This 18,000 watt station plays artists including AC/DC, Aerosmith, ZZ Top Led Zeppelin and more. Zeke Wisner provides a drive-time show, and The Eagle is home to Arkansas Razorback basketball and Smackover football. KMLK is The Touch is a 6,000-watt urban adult contemporary station offering a diverse mix of smooth and upbeat hits mixed with old school R&B and solid-gold hits.
KELD The Fan is Noalmark's only AM station in El Dorado and features sports talk 24/7. The weekly lineup kicks off every morning with El Dorado native Carter Bryant and his look into local and college sports. They also broadcast national radio hosts, including Dan Patrick, Jay Mohr and Pat O'Brien. KELD-FM includes El Dorado's own James York with his weekly morning show James York in the Mornings live in addition to Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and Rusty Humphries.

El Dorado broadcast outlets consist of four full-power television stations; two commercial, and one public.



KETZ 12 (AETN/PBS) digital

All three transmitters are located east of El Dorado and Huttig, Arkansas. While KTVE no longer considers El Dorado their primary newsroom, the station is licensed to El Dorado by the FCC. The station moved primary operations to Monroe, Louisiana, in 1988. KEJB is a fairly new station, having signed on the air in 2001. KETZ-DT signed on the air in May 2006. El Dorado is also served by KNOE 8 (CBS), KARD 14 (FOX), and KAQY 11 (ABC) in nearby Monroe, Louisiana.