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Issue 3 on the Election Day ballot is the one we really loath, and we encourage our readers to vote against it. Simply put, Issue 3 wants to make it more difficult for citizens to place initiatives on the Arkansas ballot. We don’t want this process to become more difficult. It’s hard enough …

If you want to buy a car here in the U.S. that is made in Korea, you can. Korea makes Hyundai and Kia, brands that have gone from relative obscurity some years back to now capturing roughly six percent of the U.S. car market. Korea also makes toasters, vacuum cleaners, hard drives and smartp…

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 …

With so many Arkansans already voting, is it too late for a column about the three proposed constitutional amendments that were submitted by legislators? For those who haven’t voted, here’s a fair and balanced review, with a bone to pick at the end.

Issue 2 on the Arkansas election ballot is the latest tinkering with the idea of limiting the amount of time Arkansas public officials may remain in office. While it is mislabeled as the “Arkansas Term Limits Amendment” it is, in fact, a term extension amendment. It provides a means for pres…

Recent arrests made by the Magnolia Police Department. Many, but not all, these arrests have previously been listed in our daily report Columbia County Justice and Detention Facility bookings and releases.

Arkansans who have lost income because of the public health emergency and who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless are encouraged to apply for rental and housing assistance through the COVID-19 Emergency Solutions Grant.

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Emerson, Arkansas has never had a sales tax, but Mayor Linda Mullins said she needs Emerson citizens to vote yes for the one cent sales tax on the ballot.

Recent arrests made by the Magnolia Police Department. Many, but not all, these arrests have previously been listed in our daily report Columbia County Justice and Detention Facility bookings and releases.

Among the amazing features of our website is the archive. Last week, we crossed the 90,000 mark for the number of news articles, news packages, advertising images, charts, photographs and videos that have been posted on magnoliareporter.com since our launch on April 7, 2010. That’s more than…

The El Dorado Film Festival, presented by the South Arkansas Arts Center and sponsored by Suddenlink, has announced the festival’s full schedule of independent films from around the world.

Let’s look at the bright side in this year filled with hardship, sorrow and acrimony. People are voting peacefully in high numbers, while two candidates in Utah are showing it’s still possible to treat an opponent – and the process – with respect.