The nomination period is open for awards that will be presented at the 81st annual Magnolia-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet.
Jessica S. Yarbrough, public defender for Columbia County, will be the keynote speaker at the Columbia County NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet.
Fueled by advertising and friends’ chatter, children’s off-the-chart holiday gift expectations can lead to disappointment, overspending and put a pall over what should be a bright spot in the year. However, there are ways to keep everyone happy.
The Magnolia Community Awareness Council will host its annual holiday dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Hospitality House Community Center, 100 Meadowbrook Lane.
Magnolia Specialized Services will present “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas” from 11:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the Wes Weiser Gym on West Greene Street.
Buying gifts. Cooking the big family feast. Entertaining visitors. Too often, the season of joy is a season of stress. What’s a frazzled family to do?
Arkansas 4-H state record book winners are spending their Thanksgiving break in Atlanta at the National 4-H Congress, the premier leadership event for senior 4-H’ers.
The McNeil All School Reunion will have its annual Christmas Open House from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, December 7 at the former Southside School in McNeil.
The fifth annual “Run for Hunger” 5K race and walk will start from Asbury United Methodist Church at 8 a.m. Thursday – Thanksgiving morning.
Magnolia-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce members are encouraged to adopt one of the Magnolia Square’s light poles for the Christmas season.
The SHARE Foundation of El Dorado will receive an $80,100 Blue & You Foundation grant for its Palliative Care of South Arkansas program through Life Touch Hospice.
The American Cancer Society has marked Thursday as Great American Smoke Out Day, encouraging smokers to use this day to quit using tobacco or to make a plan to quit smoking.
The Merry Christmas Market, a fundraiser for the Magnolia Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, will be 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, December 3 at the LifeSmart Center.
The Magnolia Community Awareness Council has announced plans to establish a “parent academy” to help parents become full partners in the education of their children.
Central Arkansas Development Council will distribute USDA commodities in Columbia County on Thursday, November 14 and Friday, November 15, starting at 9 a.m.
People interested in helping to place United States flags around the Columbia County Courthouse on Veterans Day are invited to meet at the American Legion Post on Legion Drive at 5 a.m. Monday.
People who are caregivers for loved ones are invited to a lunch break from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, November 8 at the First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 1417 N. Jackson.
The McNeil All School Reunion, CDC will host a Veterans Appreciation Luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, November 9, at the former Southside School in McNeil.
Children are invited to celebrate Halloween with Columbia County’s first responders from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, October 31 in the parking lot of Farmers Bank & Trust’s main office on North Jackson Street.
Union Pacific's Community Ties Giving Program has announced award of more than $5.3 million in local grants to roughly 600 nonprofit organizations across the railroad’s 23-state system.
Jimmy Lewis and 8 Second Ride, with The Cotton Pickers Bluegrass Band, will be the feature performers for the County Music Roundup Benefit for the South Arkansas Heritage Museum.
Two community groups received donations from the South Arkansas Women’s Network as SAWN’s final act prior to dissolution of the 27-year-old organization.