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August 27, 2014
Magnolia Banner News

Police Chief: 'No comment' on suspects

A press conference was held at 1 p.m. today at the Columbia County Sheriff's Office concerning a shooting that occurred Sunday morning at the VFW during a non-SAU-sponsored back-to-school party that left two men dead.

Candlelight service at SAU

Mourners fill the bleachers at SAU's Wilkins Stadium Sunday night during a candlelight vigil for Muleriders senior wide receiver, Brandon T. Hobdy and Wayne A. Payton...

Cub on the move

Magnolia 8th grader Antavious Henderson turns the corner during Red-White football action Friday night at Panther Stadium.

Ballot drawings

Candidates for the Nov. 4 general election gathered Thursday at the Columbia County Courthouse to draw for ballot positions.

County NAACP to join in Little Rock rally

The Columbia County NAACP Chapter will attend the Moral Week of Action at the Arkansas State Capitol on Saturday. Moral Week of Action has been mobilized by the Arkansas Conference of NAACP Branches to “stand ...

Authorities report 1 arrest

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Magnolia Police Department and Southern Arkansas University Police Department are investigating the shooting deaths of two persons in the early morning hours Sunday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Hut on Hwy. 82 East.

Putting your finger on dementia protection

You don't have to be a genius to understand that as your brain goes, so go your health and happiness. If you can keep your cognitive powers humming through middle and later years, chances are you'll also improve everything from your cardiovascular system to your social life. That's why, today, we want you to start thinking -- and discover just how to help protect your mind and body from dementia, whether it's caused by atherosclerosis, ...

Diary for Tuesday

Diary was surprised no mention was made by aldermen or the mayor of the situation at the city pound Monday night during the City Council meeting. We were also surprised no one concerned about the welfare of impounded dogs turned up to raise questions or ask for an update. Speculation is that the pound issue is “over.” We hope that is not the case.