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550 Pounds of Marijuana Seized in Camden, Valued at $500K

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KARK.COM - 2018-08-15 01:33:22

Camden's Lockheed Martin facility will fulfill $218 million HIMARS contract for Romania

HIMARS is a lightweight mobile launcher, transportable via C-130 and larger aircraft for rapid deployment, that fires Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) rockets and Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) missiles.

MAGNOLIAREPORTER.COM - 2018-08-15 07:22:00

$500k worth of marijuana seized in south Arkansas

CAMDEN, AR - 550 pounds of marijuana, worth $500,000 was seized for a rail car in Camden, Arkansas.

KTAL - 2018-08-15 11:37:46

(With video link) Aerojet Rocketdyne will create 140 jobs with East Camden expansion

From left to right on Wednesday at Aerojet Rocketdyne’s announcement, Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission; Eileen Drake, chief executive officer of Aerojet-Rocketdyne; and Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

MAGNOLIAREPORTER.COM - 2018-08-15 19:05:00

Fire Forces Evacuation of Union County Sheriff's Office, Detention Facility

EL DORADO, Ark. -- Fire broke out in the Union County Sheriff's Office kitchen Wednesday evening, forcing the evacuation of the detention center

KARK.COM - 2018-08-16 04:26:06

CPD finds, confiscates nearly $500K in pot

The Camden Police Department is reporting that around $500,000 worth of marijuana has been seized from a railroad tanker during the execution of a search, with CPD Chief Boyd Woody stating that the haul was the biggest he has ever seen.

CAMDEN NEWS - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Magnolia police make several drug possession arrests

Magnolia police have listed details about the following recent drug-related arrests.Magnolia police officers conducted a traffic stop on Firestone Drive on Saturday, August 11. A canine searched the exterior of the vehicle and alerted officers to the presence of drugs.The driver of the vehicle, Sher

MAGNOLIAREPORTER.COM - 2018-08-16 06:49:00

Rumble on the River Bass Team Tournament Sept. 8

Calling on all anglers! How would you like to fish for over $10,000 in prize money? Well, get ready for the Rumble on the River Bass Team Tournament on Saturday. September 8, at the Camden River Walk on the Ouachita River in Downtown Camden, Arkansas.The fishing begins at 6AM and the weigh-in will b

KKYR.COM - 2018-08-16 10:10:54

Free Camden workshop covers "Doing Business" with governments

A "Doing Business with the Government” workshop will be held in Camden on Tuesday, August 21.Doing business with the federal government can be lucrative for small businesses. During this seminar, the Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center will provide an overview of doing business with the federal g

MAGNOLIAREPORTER.COM - 2018-08-15 05:45:00

Sweden will buy Camden-assembled PAC-3 missiles from Lockheed Martin

"We're honored to partner with Sweden on their efforts to protect and defend their armed forces, citizens and infrastructure," said Jay Pitman, vice president of PAC-3 at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. "Today's global security environment demands reliable hit-to-kill technology and innov


Oil and Gas: Workover producing oil, natural gas in Atlanta Field

The weekly Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission report said that Columbia Oil Company of Guy, AR, drilled the Deltic Farm & Timber “A” No. 1 well in Section 24-18S-19W in the Atlanta Field to 8,160 feet in the Smackover Zone, with perforations between 8,140 and 8,148 feet. Daily production is 14 barrels

MAGNOLIAREPORTER.COM - 2018-08-15 08:06:00

Praying for Union County school districts

As Union County kids head back to school this week, members of the church felt that praying for the students, teachers and staff of Union County schools was something that needed to be done.


El Dorado scrimmages against Scrappers

MAGNOLIA - El Dorado's preseason benefit scrimmage against Nashville on Monday revealed some areas of concern for the Wildcats. The format featured two quarters of regular football except for special teams, which weren't live. The second half was with the younger groups, which ran two sets of 10 pla

EL DORADO NEWS-TIMES - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

My brother the hero: 12-year-old saves sister’s life as she choked on candy

When news stories of everyday heroism pop up across the ever-connected world which we now live, the tales of selflessness and concern for another can inspire awe, astonishment and even magnify the fragility of human life and amplify the spirit which lives within it.


Farmers Bank and Trust Distinguished Speaker Series to feature Green Beret on Sept. 20 | News | Southern Arkansas University

Green Beret Commander Mark Nutsch is scheduled to present at the 14th Annual Farmers Bank and Trust Distinguished Speaker Series on September 20, 2018, at the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center at Southern Arkansas University. Tickets are now on sale.


Two Men Die in Semi Collision in South Arkansas

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Officials warn drivers to take heed of traffic laws ahead of first day of school

"I drive her to school," said Ferguson. "The bus, I don't really care for the bus driving because a lot of kids do a lot of things on the bus."


Columbia Countians spend $338,261, win $192,669 from state lottery in July

Columbia County had lottery ticket sales of $338,261 in July, according to a report released by the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration – Office of the Arkansas Lottery.The figure was up from $336,495 in June.For July, Columbia County had winnings of $192,669 awarded. This compares to


El Dorado wreck takes lives of two drivers

Two truck drivers were killed about 1:15 p.m. Friday in a collision on U.S. 167 South in El Dorado.According to a preliminary Arkansas State Police report, Kenes LaJeunesse, 42, of Jacksonville was driving a 2017 Freightliner north on the highway. Terry Reed, 52, of El Dorado, was driving a 2005 Fre


Green Berets "Horse Soldiers" leader will be Farmers Bank speaker at SAU in September

Nutsch will share the true-life story of helping lead what is considered the most successful, unconventional warfare campaign in modern history. He is portrayed by actor Chris Hemsworth as “Captain Mitch Nelson” in the 2018 film “12 Strong,” based on the best-selling book “Horse Soldiers” by Doug St