Banner News

April 24, 2018
Magnolia Banner News



The Association of Arkansas Counties recently heard good news about the governor’s intention regarding legislation that would increase the state’s Homestead Property Tax Credit, and that is a bit of good news for many Columbia County homeowners.

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Hannity’s unnecessary disclosure exposure

I hate going against the grain. (Actually, I love going against the grain.) I hate the condemnation I get when I do (actually, I love that, too) -- particularly when it comes from colleagues who are stumbling all over themselves to criticize broadcaster Sean Hannity for not disclosing his lawyer-client relationship with Donald Trump’s consigliere, Michael Cohen.

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We offer our congratulations and express our hometown pride in a native of Magnolia who will be honored Friday in Little Rock.

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There is a gross difference between Magnolia Memorial Park and 23rd Psalms cemeteries. Both are Perpetual Care Cemeteries that are owned by the same people/company.

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Desert island books and movies

We were watching a re-run of “The Office” (one of our favorite bygone TV shows) the other day, the one where there was a small fire in the office for which they had to clear the building.

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State Capitol Week in Review

The state Department of Education has released its annual report on school performance, giving each of the 1,040 schools in Arkansas a letter grade from A to F.

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