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October 15, 2018
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Extension office issues fall armyworm management tips

For area farmers battling the invasive, pasture grass-annihilating fall armyworm caterpillar, the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Research and Extension (UAEX) service held a special presentation Monday to aid anyone seeking tips on curbing the species and its effect on local livestock grazing lands and seasonal hay production.

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911 call leads to arrest of 3 Arkansans

Police say dispatcher heard plans for drug deal

Authorities said an apparently accidental 911 call led to the arrest of three Arkansans late Sunday after drugs were found in their vehicle.

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Experimenting in the garden

Master Gardeners and University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service agents Tuesday morning remove diseased bushes from a section of Cecil Taylor Wilson Garden in downtown Magnolia.

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CORRECTION

In Tuesday’s paper, Wilt Leak competed in a 100-mile run last weekend.

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POLICE/FIRE REPORTS for Wednesday

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

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