The Cooperative Extension Service has a new health specialist who will oversee several high-profile outreach efforts to improve the health and fitness of Arkansans.
Unity Church Magnolia, 92 U.S. 79 north across from Flying Burger, will give away Thanksgiving meals to the first 200 people who are lined up from 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Thanksgiving morning.
The song “We Need a Little Christmas,” seems to be coming to life as people have already begun putting up Christmas decorations before Thanksgiving.
Arkansas Children’s Foundation has announced the suspension of Circle of Friends volunteer chapters and their community-based fundraising through December 31, 2021.
The average cost of the classic Thanksgiving meal reflected a modest decrease for the second year in a row, according to Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 35th annual survey of items included in the holiday feast.
The Knights of Columbus and Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church will serve their 14th annual Thanksgiving meal from 12:30-2 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, November 26, at 2114 North Jackson in Magnolia.
Overcrowded schedules, bills, conflicts at work or at home are all stressors we experience on a regular basis. The holidays, with their high expectations for bringing joy and good cheer, can add yet another layer of stress to an already difficult year.
A four-hour workshop on Tuesday, November 17 in Magnolia will provide vital information to family caregivers of people living with Alzheimer’s/dementia.
The Columbia County Community Foundation will not hold the Annual Hunger Run this Thanksgiving. The run has raised money to support local non-profit corporations that fight hunger in the community.
Local artist Dr. Moises Menendez has presented the South Arkansas Heritage Museum with an original pastel portrait of Dr. Henry Alvan Longino.
Caregivers in Alzheimer’s and dementia families are invited to a “Lunch & Learn” program, “Making Holiday Memories,” at noon Friday in the Fellowship Hall of First Presbyterian Church, 1417 N. Jackson.
Donations of homemade cloth or purchased masks for Arkansas Children’s Hospital patients and family continue to be accepted by Circle of Friends.
The Arkansas Farm Bureau has announced a commitment of $300,000 to the FFA and 4-H over the next five years to support the development of new facilities and the growth of the youth leadership programs.
A million people in Arkansas are living with heart disease – that’s a third of the population – and it puts them at risk for health complications and early death.
October is National Principals Month, and the Magnolia School District recognizes the essential role that principals and their assistants play in making a school great.
Fall provides cooler weather, so we can get back out into the gardens, lawns and landscapes comfortably. Fall marks harvesttime for many crops, such as pumpkins and other squash, persimmons, tangerines, Asian pears, apples and, of course, satsumas.
Ja’Zayden Malieke Robinson was born at 8:21 a.m. Monday, October 12, 2020 at Magnolia Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 2.7 ounces and was 20 inches long.
The eighth annual Light for the Fight will be observed at Southern Arkansas University during the month of October, including a virtual lighting ceremony today at Blanchard Hall.
The Cooperative Extension Service’s Local, Regional and Safe Foods Team will be hosting two no-cost webinars as part of a Lunchtime Learning Series in October to assist a growing number of small food businesses.
If you’ve spent any time outside or in the garden here lately, you are sure to have noticed a frenzy of insect activity. Insects, including bees, butterflies, caterpillars and moths, are in full force this fall.
The South Arkansas Arts Center in El Dorado invites the public to sign up for a four-part Zoom Watercolor Workshop taught by local artist Maria Botti Villegas.
The Columbia County Animal Protection Society is having an open house 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 24 at its Second Chances thrift store on East Main.
Union Pacific Railroad’s Community Ties Giving Program awarded $10.2 million in local grants to more than 930 nonprofit organizations across its 23-state system.