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Spring Cleaning Around Towns

There are 2 different clean-up events this Saturday. In McNeil, they are getting ready for next week’s Festival on the Rails. The city of McNeil will have a city-wide clean-up Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m. Meet in front of McNeil City Hall for information. The event is in conjunction with Keep Arkansas Beautiful. In Magnolia, Making Magnolia

Rider Express Robbery Arrest

Magnolia Police report that an arrest has been made for the robbery of the Rider Express on March 21st. 18 year old Jontavius Curry of McNeil was arrested Monday and charged with aggravated robbery. Magnolia Police report that, during the investigation, Curry was identified as a suspect, and a warrant was issued for his arrest. His bond is set

MHS Baseball / Softball

The Magnolia Panthers were 14-4 winners over Camden Fairview Tuesday at the Panther Baseball Field. Magnolia won by the mercy rule in 5 innings. Magnolia’s Dayton Dickson had 3 hits and 5 RBIs. Jay French and Parker Ribble had 2 hits apiece. Matt Goodheart was the winning pitcher and Adam Pieratt picked up the save. The Panthers improved to 5

SAU Baseball

The winning streak is up to 16 games for the SAU baseball team. Tuesday night, it took extra innings at Goodheart Field, but the 11th-ranked Muleriders edged the 15th-ranked Delta State Statesmen 3-2 in 11 innings. The winning run scored on a walk-off bases-loaded walk to Cortland McPherson in the bottom of the 11th inning. Makenzy Larsen

Severe Weather Possible This Afternoon & Evening

Rest Of Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some thunderstorms may be severe in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after

3 Games Tuesday in Magnolia

There are two baseball games and a softball game Tuesday in Magnolia. The Magnolia High School baseball and softball teams play at home against Camden Fairview. The baseball game is scheduled to start at 4:30 and the softball game begins at 5:00. The Panther baseball game will be broadcast live on Classic Hits KVMA, 630 on your AM dial and 107.1

City Council Meeting

The Magnolia City Council meets at 5 o’clock today in the City Council Chambers. Bob Edstrom will give the Wastewater report. Aldermen will also consider a resolution to sign a paving loan, consider an ordinance to amend the 2016 budget, and appoint T.G. Connelly and Calvin Daniel to the Planning Commission. Mayor Parnell Vann will disclose

SAU Saturday Sports

The SAU baseball team had a narrow 8-7 win Friday at Northwestern Oklahoma State. The game was tied going into the ninth inning; the Muleriders scored twice in the top of the inning; the Rangers got a home run in the bottom, but it was a solo shot and the Muleriders escaped with the one-run win. SAU is now 15 and 1 in the Great American

Panther Baseball Tournament- Saturday

Today is the final day of the Magnolia High School Spring Break Baseball Tournament. Four games were completed Friday, and Friday’s Magnolia game was postponed until 2:30 today. Here are Friday’s results: Genoa defeated Smackover 7-5; Warren edged Walnut Ridge 6-5; Taylor beat Parkers Chapel 7-1; and Lakeside shut out Camden 15-0. Here is