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The following people have recently been booked into the custody of the Columbia County Justice and Detention Facility on Rawhide Road in Magnolia. All of the following people are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law. Not listed are people serving brief commitments or state …

EL DORADO -- The visual arts committee of the South Arkansas Arts Center invites the public to an artist’s reception for the Annual Juried Art Competition Exhibit, sponsored by Smackover State Bank, from 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday.

When we fall ill, our bodies give us symptoms to signal to our brains that trouble is afoot. A fever, for example, lets us know that our body is working in overdrive to fight off some sort of infection. While it may be causing us tremendous discomfort, we know that the fever itself is not th…

It’s hot in Magnolia, and it’s dry. We have recorded six 100-degree-plus days this year. Our high yesterday was a relatively mild 96. Columbia County is under a heat advisory today and Friday. Most of Columbia County is under a severe drought and the entire western half of the state is under…

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Published on this website today is an article we picked up from a fellow online publication, The Tyler Loop in Tyler, Texas. It details the most recent efforts to “recycle and rebuild” downtown Tyler. Tyler, like Magnolia, has its share of abandoned or disused hotels, gas stations, vacant lo…

There was no grand prize winner of Tuesday night’s Mega Millions lottery, which increases the jackpot to $422 million for Friday’s drawing ($254 million cash, but in reality about one-third of the prize amount after taxes).

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The sign in front of the former Larry’s Pizza says that Sam’s Southern Eatery & Seafood will open soon. The first Sam’s opened in Shreveport in 2008, and now has more than 50 locations in nine Southern states. About one-third of its entrees feature seafood of some description, while also…