If you’ve been looking for a good reason to start working off that “quarantine 15” or cure winter’s cabin fever, registration is open for the spring 2021 edition of Walk Across Arkansas.
The Arkansas State Highway Commission has opened the application period for its Arkansas Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and the Arkansas Recreational Trails Program (RTP).
The Rotary Club of Magnolia, in conjunction with the Magnolia Lions Club, has donated $2,300 to the Magnolia Public Schools for the purchase of new hearing and vision screening machines at the Freshman Academy.
The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) has launched registration for its annual spring cleanup, the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup in Arkansas.
The Magnolia Lions Club and Rotary Club of Magnolia have joined to purchase sight and hearing screening equipment for the Freshman Academy at Magnolia High School.
The Walkerville Water System, Walkerville Fire Department and the Walkerville Fire District will hold their annual meetings at 7 p.m. Monday, February 1 at the Walkerville Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Jane Hammond recently presented a copy of her book, “Mount Vernon: Yesteryear and Beyond” to the genealogy department of Columbia County Library.
As COVID-19 vaccine distribution begins, the Arkansas Senior Medicare Patrol has shared warnings from federal agencies about several emerging fraud schemes related to COVID-19 vaccines.
Members of Taylor FFA and the Taylor FFA Alumni recently collected wheeled toys and monetary donations for the Citizens for Taylor's Crews N For Kids Bike Drive.
Despite the challenges posed by the worldwide pandemic, Southern Arkansas University continues to engage its service area with holiday traditions aimed at reaching the neediest in the community.
The Boys & Girls Club of Magnolia will host a Christmas “pop-up” shopping experience from 12:30-5 p.m. Sunday, December 13 at the club, 1600 Hollensworth.
Magnolia Junior Charity League has recognized Bodcaw Bank as a Platinum Presenting Partner for the 2020-2021 Backpack program sponsored by MJCL.
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.
Arkansas Children’s Foundation has announced the suspension of Circle of Friends volunteer chapters and their community-based fundraising through December 31, 2021.
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.
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 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.
Columbia County’s drive-through flu vaccination clinic will be 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Columbia County Health Unit, 207 S. Jefferson in Magnolia.
A free family caregiver workshop for people dealing with dementia will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church, 1417 N. Jackson in Magnolia.
The basics of trusts, transfer of property, wills and other estate planning tools will be offered in a virtual three-part workshop by the Cooperative Extension Service.
The Columbia County Animal Protection Society fundraiser “Going to the Dogs,” held on August 8, brought in $8,000 for the animal shelter according to Troy Alphin, CCAPS board president.
Customer demand for local food, particularly that supplied through local vendors, farmers and farmers’ markets, has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, local experts said last week.