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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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POLICE/FIRE REPORTS

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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