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Lions Club honors community volunteers

Staff writer It was a night of laughter and lessons at the 2017 Camden Noon Lions Club's Annual Distinguished Service Awards Banquet that was held Tuesday at the Charles O. Ross Center. Several from the community were nominated for service awards and former Arkansas Razorback and NFL player - and cu

CAMDEN NEWS - 2017-10-19 22:14:00

Police, sheriff discuss inmate housing fee

Staff Writer El Dorado police officials proposed lowering the fee paid for inmates to be housed at the county jail, saying the fee is more than the actual costs. In 2016, the jail committee decided on a $162,000 flat rate toward housing inmates sent to the county jail by the El Dorado Police Departm

EL DORADO NEWS-TIMES - 2017-10-18 12:00:00

Beginning crochet course Saturday at Logoly State Park

A course in "Beginning Crochet" will be taught from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Logoly State Park. The introduction to crochet workshop will cover the basics of how to hold a crochet hook and yarn, making a foundation chain, a slip stitch and how to work a single crochet and double crochet stitch. Particip

MAGNOLIAREPORTER.COM - 2017-10-19 14:00:00

Symphony to rock to the music of the Beatles this Saturday

EL DORADO - Jeans 'n Classics, the Canadian rock band that specializes in performing rock 'n roll with symphony orchestras, will join forces with the South Arkansas Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, Oct. 21, for a concert celebrating the music of the Beatles. Featuring multiple Grammy-winning lead sin

MAGNOLIABANNERNEWS.COM - 2017-10-18 18:28:00

Winners announced in Southwest District Youth Talent, Junior and Miss Arkansas State Fair Competitions

LITTLE ROCK - Competition was hot Monday evening during the youth talent competition and Junior Miss and Miss Arkansas State Fair pageants at the Arkansas State Fair on Oct. 16. Those who prevailed as winners are: Southwest District Miss Arkansas State Fair regional finalists are Reagan Grubbs, sou

MAGNOLIABANNERNEWS.COM - 2017-10-19 18:29:00

The long goodbye: Early-onset Alzheimer's affecting more people

One of the most feared diseases in the world is on the upswing, and it's striking more and more younger people these days. Most think that Alzheimer's Disease only affects the elderly, but up to 5 percent of the more than 5 million Americans who now have the disease are under age 65, many as young a

MAGNOLIABANNERNEWS.COM - 2017-10-19 19:42:00

Birth: Payton Alise Curry

Payton Alise Curry was born at 12:52 a.m. Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Magnolia Regional Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 0.6 ounces. Her parents are Tania Hardin and Carlos Curry, 1845 U.S. 82 East. Grandparents are Kathleen Curry of Magnolia and April Threadgill of Magnolia. Payton Alise Cu


Building Permits: Two new houses push local construction in 2017 past total figure for year 2016

The City of Magnolia issued building permits with an estimated construction value of $1,145,000 during the month of September, including permits for two new homes. The permits: Pharr Construction, 459 Country Club Drive, new residence, $650,000, September 20. Steve Crowell, 411 Warnock Springs Road,


Five Magnolia students part of SAU Homecoming Court

Southern Arkansas University recently presented the members of the 2017 Homecoming Court. Students on the Court from the Magnolia area include: Zachary Harrington, of Magnolia, a senior Business Administration, Financial-Planning major. Harrington is involved in the Business Student Advisory Council

MAGNOLIAREPORTER.COM - 2017-10-20 08:01:00

Costumes encouraged for All Hallows Gala Tuesday night at Magnolia Arts Center

The Magnolia Arts Center will host its 6th Annual All Hallows Art Gala on Tuesday, October 24. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m. The Ted Ludwig Trio will perform. The event is for ages 21 and up. A costume contest, live and silent auction Items, and a Southern Aluminum Table Gi

MAGNOLIAREPORTER.COM - 2017-10-19 14:00:00

Local residents attend 'Magnolia Plan 2040'

Numerous community leaders including Mayor Parnell Vann, SAU President Dr. Trey Berry, and Magnolia Schools Superintendent John Ward, as well as a full house of local residents ranging from students to professionals to seniors, were in attendance Monday evening at a workshop titled "Magnolia Plan 20

MAGNOLIABANNERNEWS.COM - 2017-10-18 18:54:00

Blood donation bus will be set up in Magnolia

LifeShare Blood Centers will have a blood drive at Southern Arkansas University from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday. LifeShare will return with its bus to Magnolia on Saturday, October 28 for the Magnolia Fall Festival. The donation center will be open from noon to 5 p.m. LifeShare Blood Centers will have

MAGNOLIAREPORTER.COM - 2017-10-18 17:20:00

Magnolia Specialized Services honors Phi Lambda Chi

Magnolia Specialized Services has cited the contributions made to it by the SAU Chapter of Phi Lambda Chi. Phi Lambda Chi, a Greek organization at Southern Arkansas University, has been recognized for its philanthropic work with a Magnolia-based service organization. Levi Graham, president of PLC, s

MAGNOLIAREPORTER.COM - 2017-10-18 12:00:00

Magnolia-Lakeside game tonight will determine top Class 5A-South volleyball seed

Magnolia will play Hot Springs Lakeside at 6 p.m. tonight in Panther Arena with a top seeding in the Arkansas Class 5A Volleyball Championship at stake. The Lady Panthers are hosting the Class 5A-South Tournament. On Monday, No. 2 seed Magnolia beat No. 3 seed Camden in three games, 25-13, 25-20, 25


Retired Howell mail carrier, 99, remembered for impact on community

When Maurice "Morrie" Coles sat down for an on-camera interview about the history of Howell a few weeks back, he joked he wasn't a lifetime resident: he'd only lived 97 of his 99 years in the community. This weekend, Coles' family and friends will bid farewell to the man who, until his last days, w

LIVINGSTON DAILY.COM - 2017-10-18 22:30:03

Game cafe serving 'Pandemic' with crepes on the side to open in Howell this month

These days, people use their smart phones to play games like "Pandemic" and "RISK." But many popular games started on the table top as board games. "A lot of these games are available as apps," said Bryan Buohana, of Howell, a classical video game fan turned board gamer. "But they are so much bette


Epsilon Sigma Alpha is celebrating 20 years in Livingston County!

The Lambda Chi chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha service sorority is the best-kept secret in Livingston County, and is proud to be celebrating its 20th year! This small but mighty group of women works hard to espouse the ideals of ESA and to raise funds for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, Wigs

PATCH - 2017-10-19 14:07:48

Time To Buy: Mortgage Rates Sink To Lowest Levels In Weeks

Mortgage rates have slid to their lowest levels in a few weeks, giving borrowers a good opportunity to lock in a low rate before expected rate increases. The average for the benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped for the first time in three weeks in Bankrate's weekly survey. Markets believe t

PATCH - 2017-10-19 14:51:22

Amazing autumn. Area cider mills and pumpkin farms are ripe with apples, pumpkins, cider and doughnuts

Michigan boasts more than 100 cider mills, including a number of local ones in the tri-county area. Put all of these on your must-do list this fall, and make a day of visiting some of these unique gems of a Michigan autumn: Spicer Orchards: 10411 Clyde Rd., Fenton (Hartland Township). U-pick appl

TRI-COUNTY TIMES - 2017-10-19 22:23:00

Former JV runners have huge races for Brighton in KLAA cross country meet

BRIGHTON - A year ago, there was no pressure on Jack Spamer and Kaia Johnson. They could run in relative anonymity in Brighton's junior varsity races while their varsity teammates were battling for championships and berths in the state meet. Spamer was part of a strong freshman class at Brighton, wh

LIVINGSTON DAILY.COM - 2017-10-19 22:30:47