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 …
While 2019 was doom and gloom for rice producers, 2020 may be the year of the rebound for Arkansas’ largest agricultural export, with total rice acreage expected to increase 25 percent to nearly 1.5 million acres.
Final divorce decrees in Columbia County during January 2020. The name listed first is the plaintiff. Most recent decrees are listed first.
Marriage licenses issued in Columbia County in January 2020. The date is the day the license was issued. Most recent licenses are listed first.
Donkeys and the people who love them will return to Magnolia in June for the National Miniature Donkey Association Nationals, and American Council of Spotted Asses (ACOSA) Show.
CarStar Laneys Collision Center, 916 East Hillsboro Street in El Dorado, has been recognized for its quality and excellence through training in collision repair by I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, by being named a Gold Class Facility once again for 2020.
The annual Poetry Week reading at the Magnolia Arts Center has become a “thing” during the past couple of years. Our schedule is a bit packed today, but we will make it if possible and we encourage all to check it out. CLICK HERE for more details. Even if you swear that you “hate” poetry, yo…
Lockheed Martin’s Camden plant has been selected for a $31.9 million contract to develop prototype missiles for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
Magnolia Regional Medical Center is one of 14 hospitals in Arkansas that will share a $750,000 grant to combat the misuse of opioids.
South Arkansas bankruptcies for the week ended Tuesday, January 14, 2020, according to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Arkansas.
The rapid awarding of the next phase of the U.S. 82 project in Columbia County is good news. The 5.77-mile stretch that was awarded this week means that in Columbia and Union counties, about 11 total miles of U.S. 82 widening will be under way during the next three years. ArDOT is scheduled …
The number of Arkansas residents who are reported to have died from influenza-like illness this season rose by eight last week, to a total of 23.
TexARKana business owner Robert Stevens, owner of Pro-Pave Asphalt, Robert Stevens Construction and RS Asphalt, is being sued for multiple violations of the Arkansas Deceptive Trade Practices Act (ADTPA) and Home Solicitation Sales Act (HSSA).
Dollar Tree, Inc., plans to hire store managers and assistant store managers during its Nationwide Management Hiring Event hosted at participating Dollar Tree and Family Dollar stores across the country on Wednesday, January 22.
Lockheed Martin is launching a vocational scholarship for high school seniors and college students pursuing vocational and trade degrees.
Contracts for two Columbia County highway projects have been awarded, including the 5.77-mile widening of a section of U.S. 82 in Columbia County.
We found ourselves in a waiting area on Tuesday and picked up a magazine. It was the latest issue of People. We seldom watch television and don’t follow much recent popular music of any kind, so it should come as no surprise that we’d never heard of many of the people in People. Fame is a fi…
A preliminary docket for Columbia County Circuit Court Criminal Division has been released by the office of Circuit Judge David W. Talley Jr.
Members of the public, including representatives of churches, schools and businesses, are invited to learn more about solar energy during a meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, January 16 in the Magnolia City Council Chambers.
Students have returned to Southern Arkansas University for the start of spring semester classes on Wednesday. Almost every time we drive through the SAU campus, we imagine what Magnolia would be like without it. It’s a fate almost too horrible to contemplate. With all due respect to those pl…
U.S. Attorney Duane "Dak" Kees of Bentonville, whose district includes Columbia and surrounding South Arkansas counties, is resigning effective midnight Friday.
Our official position is that Magnolia and South Arkansas welcomes everyone to live here. Refugee, immigrant or native-born. Black, white, Hispanic, Latino or any other racial description. Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Hindi or no religious affiliation. Straight or gay. Democrat, Republican, in…
Columbia County had lottery ticket sales totaling $383,758.50 in December 2019, according to a report released Jan. 10, 2020 by the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration- Office of the Arkansas Lottery.