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August 20, 2018
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Coffee with a Congressman event

Congressman Bruce Westerman (left) Wednesday morning speaks with area residents as part of his Coffee with your Congressman event held at the Magnolia-Columbia County chamber of commerce building.

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The following persons were recently booked into the Columbia County Detention Center, according to the facility’s inmate roster. Initial charges may vary after court appearances. Those arrested are presumed innocent.

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Beech Creek

Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Ruth Watkins. David and Patricia Clark went to Lewis Funeral Home, Sunday afternoon, for her visitation.

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Camden Police seize 550 lbs. of marijuana from rail tanker

Shipment came from Mexico, police say

The Camden Police Department this week confiscated approximately 550 pounds of illegal marijuana from a rail car fuel tanker as it sat on a local track. The street value of the seizure, authorities say, is estimated at $500,000.

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Lawsuit filed over Arkansas Medicaid work requirement

Three people on Arkansas’ expanded Medicaid program sued the Trump administration on Tuesday seeking to block a newly implemented rule in the state that would drop coverage for them and thousands of others if they don’t work 80 hours a month.

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