magnoliareporter.com readers don’t want the United States involved in a war with Russia over Ukraine.
On Saturday afternoons in the fall, Wes Booker chases wide receivers and defensive backs on the football field as a Southeastern Conference field judge. This election season, he’s chasing a small place in history – actually, a chance to repeat it.
If you watched any financial news last year at all, you may have heard the announcer say “Well, the stock market hit a new all-time high today!” In fact, the S&P 500 hit a new market high on 70 separate occasions in 2021. That is one about every three trading days.
The addition of 7,488 cases announced Wednesday means that 38,154 Arkansans – one out of 79 of us – had COVID that day, and that includes only those who were known.
On Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1897, The Sun of New York City published an editorial response to a young reader's question. "Is There a Santa Claus?" The editorial written by Francis Pharcellus Church has since become a Christmas classic. magnoliareporter.com is pleased to republish that editorial today.
magnoliareporter.com is taking a look back at the news of 2021 with a 12-part series of articles that provides links to the top stories of each month.
A plurality of readers don’t like a phrase associated with disrespect of President Joe Biden. Many also don’t like a phrase associated with criticism of the political right.
The loss of Bob Dole and others like him has left a hole in American politics, and the loss of his generation has left a bigger hole in American life.
How many of you got a letter/notice about the 125-foot cell tower being built on "Pittman Properties Limited" owned property on/off East Columbia St.?
We know the Arkansas Legislature is preparing to discuss and vote on a tax cut package that will largely benefit a small number of wealthy Arkansans.
Your Thanksgiving fruit salad may be less popular than you think – a plurality of magnoliareporter.com readers say they can do without it.
Arkansas Department of Health statistics say about half of Columbia County’s population is fully (41.6 percent) or partially (9.8 percent) immunized against the COVID-19 virus. A much higher percentage of magnoliareporter.com readers say they have been vaccinated.
The 23rd annual Arkansas Poll finds voters continue to be most concerned about the economy, healthcare and politics, which were the top three concerns from 2020. However, only concern about the economy held steady, while concerns about healthcare and politics saw declines.
Redistricting has been one of the more controversial issues in Arkansas politics the past few weeks, and so far we’ve settled on a total of four seats. Among those still being decided are 135 legislative offices and many more county, city and school board ones.
When I was in grade school, I recall riding in the car with my granddad one day. At that point, he had been diagnosed with emphysema and was having some difficulty breathing.
In elections, there’s the campaign, and beforehand there’s the campaign to raise money for the campaign. That’s where we are now, and in that campaign, $3.3 million vs. $1.5 million this past week qualified as a tie.
It’s easier to know what someone did than why they did it, but the “why” can be the most important part. And that brings us to the congressional map drawn this month by the Arkansas Legislature.
It was not long ago that Sen. Jim Hendren, I-Gravette, was one of the top insiders in Arkansas politics. Now he’s seeking to influence state politics from the outside.