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Fordyce Teen Found Dead in Wooded Area; Car Found on Fire in Driveway of Abandoned Home

Bryce Owens shows me the exact spot in the woods on Cleveland Street, where he first spotted the body of his long time friend - 18-year old Jesse Turner."I grew up with him, he's been there from day one," he says.

FOX16.COM - 2018-05-25 02:40:48

18 Year Old Found Dead in Dallas County

FORDYCE, Ark. - A homicide investigation is underway after a teen is found dead.The Dallas County Coroner confirms that the Fordyce Police Department and Arkansas State Police are investigating the killing of Jesse Turner, 18.

FOX16.COM - 2018-05-24 17:22:55

Do you want the Magnolia School District to adopt a school schedule along the following lines? 178 school days, nine weeks in school and two weeks off, one month off in December, six weeks off in June to mid-July.

Do you want the Magnolia School District to adopt a school schedule along the following lines? 178 school days, nine weeks in school and two weeks off, one month off in December, six weeks off in June to mid-July.

MAGNOLIAREPORTER.COM - 2018-05-24 02:40:00

Results of 2018 Primary Election announced

The 2018 Primary Election is over and Tuesday night in Ouachita County saw a Justice of the Peace incumbent defeated, the voter numbers for a constable position result in a necessary run-off, and also saw the incumbent for the coroner’s seat keep his position - despite one of the lowest voter turn-o


Lockheed's Camden facility receives $20 million contract

Lockheed Martin Missile and Fire Control’s facility in Camden has been awarded a $20,078,000 contract.


Henry to return to City Council

During the preferential primary election, Henry defeated challenger Andre Rucks 202 - 141 to take take the Ward 3, Position 2.


El Dorado mayoral primary brings voters to polls

The Republican primary for the El Dorado mayor’s seat seemed to bring voters to the polls Tuesday in an election that decided several local races.In Ward 4, Angela Jackson said she came out to vote because of the mayoral primary, where Republican candidates Chris Lutman, incumbent Frank Hash and Bil


17 acres at Pittman Wholesale Nursery among county’s tax-delinquent land up for auction

Arkansas Commissioner of State Lands John Thurston has announced that approximately 84 acres in Columbia County will be put up for sale in June due to delinquent taxes. Included in the auction will be lands in Magnolia and its immediate surrounding area, as well as parcels in Waldo, Emerson, and the


Hash out; Luther and Lutman prepare for runoff

Mayor Frank Hash’s bid for a third mayoral term came to an end Tuesday, while challengers Bill Luther and Chris Lutman prepare for a runoff election in June.Luther and Lutman grabbed a majority of the votes during the Republican preferential primary election, though neither got 50-plus percent, acco


Poll: Readers want magnoliareporter.com to keep public comments on Facebook page

readers want to website to continue to accept public comments to posts made by the website to the Magnolia Reporter page on Facebook.Starting May 18, we asked readers to select one of five responses to the following question:“Should continue accepting public comments on articles posted on the Magno

MAGNOLIAREPORTER.COM - 2018-05-23 22:30:00

Donald Brock wins District 10 Justice of the Peace seat

Brock won Tuesday’s election with about 60 percent of the vote. Brock was one of only two candidates seeking the position, winning with 178 votes cast for him. In earlier returns, with all but Smackover precincts reporting, Brock was behind opponent and fellow Republican Bret Garrett by about 55 vot


Land dispute leads to assault with firearm, stalking charges

Thomas Earl Holmes Jr., 34, of 160 Chloe Lane, Downsville, is being held in the detention center at Farmerville on bonds totaling$160,000.


Riding along with Union County Animal Control

"See your walk line,” Charles Hartsell, animal control officer in Union County, said. “see someone has been using this."


Stolen truck recovered; investigation ongoing

The case remains under investigation and felony theft charges against a suspect are pending, said Capt. Mark Lewis, chief deputy of the Miller County Sheriff's Office.


Wreck leads to stolen firearm arrest

When deputies arrived at the scene they found Randy Lee Kenly, 57, of 7515 Hwy. 33, inside the smoking vehicle. Sheriff Dusty Gates said deputies reported that Kenly had slurred speech and had trouble standing without holding onto the car but there was no odor indicating Kenly had been drinking alco


Trials and tribulations push Richardson forward

Reagan Richardson just doesn’t act like most high school seniors. Oh sure, she looks the part, laughing and joking around with her classmates. But, there’s something … different about the way she carries herself … something about her demeanor that sets her slightly apart from the others.


Inmate recaptured after being thrown out of recovery center

Chad Hunter Durham, 20, has been booked back into the detention center on charges of simple escape and violating protective orders. His total bond on those two charges has been set at $75,000.


Sterlington woman points gun at husband, tells him to call police to report his own murder

Kathryn Kovac's husband says they got into an argument in the bathroom, and Kovac slapped him, so he slapped her back.


MBF: Hog Tye’d wins O.A. “Buddy” Franks Rig Construction

Results of the Magnolia Blossom Festival World Championship Steak Cook-off O.A. “Buddy” Franks Rig Construction competition:Winner, Hog Tye’d, Dodson-Tye Machine Works, trophy and $500.


Goodwin emotional when it comes to grades, sports

A multi-sport athlete in basketball, track and golf, Goodwin was Smackover’s Homecoming Queen and also boasted a 3.927 grade point average. In about a year, she plans to be a full-fledged member of the workforce.