More cars expected on the road this Memorial Day As millions of Americans and Arkansans set out for a long Memorial Day weekend, the roads are set to be as crowded as ever. by J.D. Bailey, Banner-News
County dips in population, estimate says Columbia County took a dip in overall population in 2018, according to newly released estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. by J.D. Bailey, Banner-News
ON THE RECORD Records for the week of May 10-24 include the issuance of marriage license applications in the Columbia County Clerk’s Office and the week of May 17-24 saw divorce cases filed in the Columbia County Circuit Clerk’s Office. 1 day ago
REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS Real estate transactions recorded in the Columbia County Circuit Clerk’s Office for the week ending May 24, 2019. 1 day ago
OIL & GAS REPORTS The Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 10 well recompletions. 1 day ago
Northeast Arkansas woman accused of purposely running over woman in Walmart parking lot A Northeast Arkansas woman was arrested Wednesday afternoon after she purposely ran over another woman with her vehicle multiple times before choking her with a lanyard, officials said. by Stephen Simpson
Tornado hits Missouri capital as deadly storms sweep state JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A tornado tore apart buildings in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, killing at least three people and injuring nearly two dozen others. by DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press
ON THE RECORD Records for the week of May 10-24 include the issuance of marriage license applications in the Columbia County Clerk’s Office and the week of May 17-24 saw divorce cases filed in the Columbia County Circuit Clerk’s Office.
OIL & GAS REPORTS The Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 10 well recompletions.
Valiant effort from SAU Men comes up short against top-seeded Barry A valiant effort by the Southern Arkansas Men’s Tennis team came up short on Tuesday afternoon from inside Sanlando Park in Altamonte Springs, Florida, as the 16th-seeded Muleriders fell 4-0 to top-seeded Barry in the Round of 16 at the NCAA National Championship Tournament. by SAU Sports
SAU Rodeo hopes 13 is their lucky number at College National Rodeo Finals The Southern Arkansas University Rodeo Team has earned their 13th consecutive trip to the College National Rodeo Finals in Casper, Wyoming. by SAU Sports Information
EDITORIAL Sometimes it seems like we’ve grown so accustomed to poor-mouthing our area that we fail to see the strides that we actually have made.
CBD oil is suddenly everywhere. Is it really going to cure your anxiety, your migraines and your acne? One day in early April I passed a big sidewalk sign on Michigan Avenue hawking something I’d never seen publicly promoted in downtown Chicago. by Mary Schmich
POLICE/FIRE REPORTS The following persons were recently booked into the Columbia County Detention Center, according to the facility’s inmate roster.
Beech Creek Hannah Barnett of Bossier City came Saturday morning and spent Saturday and Sunday with her grandmother, Janice King. by Patricia Clark