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Americans have been freezing food at record rates these past two years, with a majority of people across the country (55%) saying they bought a second or even third freezer to house all the extra frozen food.

The novelist Samuel Butler once said, “Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers, we more than gain in fruit.” Fortunately for the Gulf South, this isn’t exactly true, as many flowers are still in bloom. But we also get to enjoy some of the sensory delights of the fall seaso…

Perhaps one of the most brilliant and uplifting of flowers is the sunflower. Native to North America and made popular throughout Europe, this plant has a long history.

Every time there’s a medical advance, there’s a scammer waiting around the corner to exploit it. When genetic testing first became an important medical service, scammers targeted cancer screenings and medication metabolization (called pharmacogenetics).

The Columbia County Library will have its monthly board meeting at 5 p.m. Monday, September 27 in the board room at the library.

A three-year research and evaluation project has shown there are two varieties of hops that can be grown successfully in Arkansas, said Renee Threlfall, Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station research scientist, during the 2021 Arkansas Hops Webinar.

The South Arkansas Center on Aging at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences will host its annual "Head 2 Toe" drive-through health fair in El Dorado on September 23 for senior adults.

Columbia County 4-H families and friends just sent an entire SUV loaded with: water, soft drinks, individually wrapped drink mixes and snacks, canned goods (with can openers), first aid kits and cleaning supplies to Lafourche Parish, Louisiana 4-H families.

Jaxton Quill Hughes was born Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at Magnolia Regional Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds, 2.3 ounces.