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September 01, 2014
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Camden man arrested in shooting

Magnolia Police Chief Glenn Maxwell and Columbia County Sheriff Mike Loe announced Thursday afternoon that a second suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting incident at the Veterans of Foreign Wars building on ...

Their job comes down to one question

Another high school football fan and I were considering the success of a player in kicking extra points. The lad was one-for-two at the moment, kicking one extra point successfully and missing on the other ...

This summer just wasn’t the same

I am consulting the calendar on my Macintosh computer here at the office and I see where today’s date is Aug. 29. The date on my iPhone, coincidentally enough, tells me the same thing. A ...

Camden man arrested in shooting

Magnolia Police Chief Glenn Maxwell and Columbia County Sheriff Mike Loe announced Thursday afternoon that a second suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting incident at the Veterans of Foreign Wars building on Sunday, Aug. 24, that left two men dead. Timothy Jamarcus L. Johnson, 23, of Camden, was arrested Thursday, Aug. 28, and charged with terroristic act. Byron Lavell Dunn, 20, of Magnolia, was arrested Monday, Aug. 25, and charged with terroristic ...

Tragedy mars first week of students’ return

This week, two distinctly separate yet equally powerful events took place in Columbia County — the return of students to Southern Arkansas University for the fall semester and the tragic shooting deaths of a Mulerider football player and a former SAU student. Joy and tragedy in equal doses.

Diary for Friday

Reader submits the following via fax: “After reading about the latest homicides of the two young men here in Magnolia, I want to know if our college students have to die to get the attention needed to protect them.