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July 30, 2016
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Rev. Mark Lasater

When Reverend Mark Lasater accepted the three-point charge in 1998 to serve the Wesley Foundation at Southern Arkansas University as well as the Lydesdale and Greers Chapel United Methodist Churches, he expected to enjoy the ...

Clouds of smoke

A large brush fire on Madison St. Thursday morning sent smoke billowing over several blocks in town.

Bible Quiz Bowl participants

Natalie Hill (top photo, center) from Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Magnolia, along with her teammates, Mallory Richard (left) and Lucy Dickinson (right), recently participated in the June Southwestern Region Apostolic Bible Quiz Tournament, Beginner Division, ...

Rev. Mark Lasater

When Reverend Mark Lasater accepted the three-point charge in 1998 to serve the Wesley Foundation at Southern Arkansas University as well as the Lydesdale and Greers Chapel United Methodist Churches, he expected to enjoy the churches but didn't know whether working with college students would bring him the same fulfillment.

College Football Playoff abandons plan

The College Football Playoff has abandoned a plan to play most of its semifinals on New Year’s Eves after television ratings tumbled last year, moving the dates of future games to ensure they will be played either on a weekend or a holiday.