LifeShare Declares Emergency Blood Shortage

LifeShare Blood Center has declared an emergency blood need following Hurricane Laura. LifeShare says that surgeries, including transplants, have been put at risk because of the blood supply shortage. Blood Drives scheduled in our area include: Walmart- Magnolia: Thursday, Sept. 3, 1 – 6; Walmart- Magnolia: Sunday, Sept. 6, 2 –

Magnolia Junior Charity League Summer Backpack Program Changes

Magnolia Junior Charity League So far we have had great success with our backpack program this summer. We are making a few changes to our times and locations to fit the needs of our community. Please take note of these location & date changes starting July 13th and help us share this new information. Thank you all for your

LifeShare Offers Free COVID-19 Antibody Tests for All Blood Donors

     LifeShare Blood Center will temporarily be adding testing for SARS-CoV-2 antibodies to the panel of testing for all volunteer blood donors.      The testing will begin on Monday, July 13th and end on Friday, July 31st. The test can indicate whether someone has been exposed to COVID-19.      Over the past several weeks, LifeShare

MRMC Hires New Surgeon

Magnolia Regional Medical Center is excited to announce the addition of Dr. Anselm Tintinu, General Surgeon, to its medical team. Dr. Tintinu will begin seeing patients in the Magnolia Surgical Clinic on July 1, 2020. “We are excited to have Dr. Tintinu and his family in Magnolia. The MRMC Board was very selective in its choice for a

Fireworks Only July 3rd in Magnolia

Fireworks, YES! Other activities and events, NO. The Magnolia/Columbia County Chamber of Commerce has announced that there will be a fireworks display at East Side Park in Magnolia on Friday, July 3rd, but other Sparks in the Park events and activities are cancelled this year. Here is their announcement: “Due to the Arkansas Department of

LifeShare Blood Drives

LifeShare Blood Centers has blood drives scheduled to improve the blood shortage in our area. LifeShare is the sole supplier of blood products for Magnolia Regional Medical Center and many other medical facilities in the area. For information about LifeShare Blood Centers and answers to your questions about donating blood, go to

MJCL Food Packs for Children-Updated

UPDATE: There have been a couple changes to locations. See the poster below.   Many children in Columbia County go without food when they aren’t in school. This is why Magnolia Junior Charity League, Harvest Food Bank, and local churches across Columbia County have joined together to provide meals to children in need this summer. We will

Magnolia School District Retirees

Six teachers and one counselor will retire from the Magnolia School District at the end of the 2020 school year. Renee Bailey – teacher Rose Biley – teacher Mandy Headrick – counselor Joni Lee – teacher Kaye Minter – teacher Annie Witcher – teacher THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE TO THE CHILDREN! ENJOY YOUR RETIREMENT.