Mulerider Sports

The SAU baseball team opened their conference schedule with a three-game sweep at Southeastern Oklahoma State. The Muleriders won 5-1 in their first game Friday. Then they swept a doubleheader Saturday, 7 – 2 and 8 – 4.  The Muleriders are now 6 and 3 for the season. They have a non-conference game at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday at Delta

SAU and MHS Sports Update

The Magnolia High School basketball teams closed out the regular season at home Friday night against El Dorado. In the girls’ game, Magnolia had a 22 to 21 lead at the half. Neither team played many of their starters in the second half, and El Dorado came out on top 38 to 24. The Lady Panthers finished the regular season at 10 and 6 in

Arrest Made in Peoples Bank Robbery

Magnolia Police report that an arrest has been made for Tuesday’s robbery of the Peoples Bank Lakewood Branch. The arrest was made at approximately 12 noon today (Friday). 27-year-old Marshun Stevvon J Scott was arrested in Little Rock on a warrant for Aggravated Robbery and Theft of Property over $5,000. His bond was set at one million

SAU VS Ouachita Baptist University

The SAU basketball teams have a short road trip tonight to Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia. The ladies tip off at 5:30 and the men follow at about 7:30. You can hear both games live on Magnolia’s Country 99.1,  online at, and on the Magnolia Radio app. The broadcast begins at 5:20.

Press Release From Magnolia Police Department

1st Arrest:  On February 9, 2017 officers with the Magnolia Police Department and Columbia County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a residence in the 1200 block of Carver Street. Meth, crack, cocaine, drug paraphernalia and several firearms were seized. Many arrests were made as a result of the search warrant, mainly narcotic

MHS and SAU Sports

Tuesday night was a great night to be a Panther basketball fan. The Magnolia boys and girls were both winners at home against Hot Springs Lakeside. The Lady Panthers trailed the Lady Rams by 9 points at the half, but they scored the first 12 points of the second half and they outscored Lakeside 22 to 5 in that third quarter. Magnolia went on to

SAU & MHS Sports

The SAU basketball teams split their games Monday night at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. UAM won the ladies’ game 66 to 49. Makaila Jordan led SAU with 13 points. Anna Djedjemel scored 12, and Jasmyn Eckerman added 10 points. In the men’s game, the Muleriders were 73 to 58 winners. They were led by Keeton Tennison with 18 points,

Bank Robbery Tuesday Morning in Magnolia

We have been notified by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office that a local bank was robbed this morning. It’s believed to be the Lakewood Bank of Peoples Bank. The suspect is described as a black male around 6 feet tall, wearing a camouflage jacket, black pants, and olive green hat. The suspect is reported to be driving a turquoise or green

SAU & MHS Sports

Magnolia got one win and Hope got the other Friday night at Hope High School. The Lady Panthers never trailed in the varsity girls’ game; they won 61 to 30. In the boys’ games, Hope built a 20-point lead early in the third quarter. Magnolia rallied and got as close as 8 points with a minute remaining in the game, but the Bobcats ended up