Tropical Storm Beta was stationary over the western Gulf of Mexico on Sunday morning, but was expected to make a turn toward the Texas coast later in the day.
COVID-19 infection information for 21 South Arkansas and seven Northeast Texas counties, and eight North Louisiana parishes, from respective state health departments. The following figures for COVID-19 virus cases are current through 6 p.m. Thursday.
While press reports indicate a sudden outbreak of COVID-19 cases in the Crossett School District, Magnolia does not appear to be in the same predicament.
The Village Water Association in Columbia County has received a $281,528 loan and a $120,655 loan with principal forgiveness from the Arkansas Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund.
Columbia County residents may soon be asked to come up with about $100,000 for the purchase of a rescue truck, and an undetermined but continuing amount for its operation.
A comprehensive plan for the City of Magnolia – four years in the making and two years behind its originally scheduled release date – may finally be coming into the public’s view.
The Columbia County Clerk’s Office recently received a shipment of personal protective equipment that was obtained through the CARES Act from the Arkansas Secretary of State Office.
Tropical winds from the remnants of Hurricane Laura took only a few hours to pass through County, but restoring electricity could take days.
Columbia County was under a tropical storm warning going into the early hours of Thursday as powerful Hurricane Laura made landfall along the southwest Louisiana coast.
Entergy Arkansas, the state’s largest electrical utility, has finalizing its storm preparations to respond to any impacts across Arkansas from Hurricane Laura.
After a veto late last week from Magnolia Mayor Parnell Vann, the Magnolia City Council on Monday once again approved a multi-year lease agreement between the city and Magnolia Regional Health Systems Inc. to occupy Magnolia’s hospital.
A Southern Arkansas University student was found dead about 3:36 p.m. Wednesday in a room at the Talbot Hall residential dormitory, apparently from natural causes.
The Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) has awarded $7,162,966 in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to 23 Arkansas counties and communities.
Drawings for municipal candidate ballot positions will be held at 5 p.m. Monday at the Columbia County Clerk’s Office, 101 Boundary St., Suite 100.
Columbia County had lottery ticket sales totaling $470,667.00 in July, according to a report released July 11 by the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration - Office of the Arkansas Lottery.
A public hearing will be held at 11 a.m. today on a prospective lease agreement between Magnolia Regional Medical Center and the City of Magnolia.
Arkansas State Police Sgt. Seth Pinner, 35, of Columbia County, has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant and will assume assistant commander duties within the Highway Patrol Division, Troop L, headquartered at Lowell.
Two Camden youths were killed and a third was injured early Monday in a collision on the U.S. 79 bypass in Magnolia.
The Arkansas Department of Agriculture has been made aware that private citizens in several states have received unsolicited packages containing seeds that appear to have originated from China.
Eugene “Gene” Ravenscraft of Magnolia has been elected by the Columbia County Republican Committee to serve the unexpired term of Bob Cook who, along with his wife Sue, has moved from Columbia County.