Saturday is Family Day at Southern Arkansas University. One of the most exciting events, the annual Great Greek Canoe Races, will be moving from the duck pond to the pond in front of the new Engineering building; this was formerly known as the Armory pond. The Residence Hall Association Bed Race is also changing location; it will be in front of
It was a good opening week for the Magnolia football teams. The SAU Muleriders were winners Thursday night at Southwestern Oklahoma State, and the Magnolia Panthers won 21 to 7 Friday night at Crossett. The Magnolia game was scoreless at the half, but the Panthers got on the scoreboard first in the second half. Sophomore fullback Kaden Roach
The Magnolia School District will be closed Monday, September 5 in observance of Labor Day. All campuses will resume regular schedules on Tuesday, September 6.
SAU was a 21 to 17 winner in their first football game of the season Thursday night in Weatherford, Oklahoma. SAU turned the ball over 4 times in the first quarter and Southwestern Oklahoma State scored the first 17 points of the game. But the SAU defense stiffened from there, and they shut out the Bulldogs the rest of the way. The Muleriders
Are you ready for some football? This is it, week 1 of the football season for the Muleriders and the Panthers. Join us for the Coaches Corner from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday on Magnolia’s Country 99.1, as we visit with Magnolia Panther coach John Panter and SAU Mulerider coach Bill Keopple. The Muleriders will load up the buses for a long road
The guest this week on FOCUS is Arkansas Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin. Griffin is a former Magnolian and was back in town to speak at the Rotary Club. Part of our FOCUS program this week is a bit of a trip down memory lane with the Lieutenant Governor. But Griffin also talks about the Imagination Library, a program started by Dolly Parton in
There are a number of roads in Columbia County that are flooded, and some of them are closed. County Roads with water over them include: 31, 58, 60, 62 west of the College Hill Church, and 62 on both sides of the intersection with Highway 79. Columbia County Road 72 has water over it, also 100 yards of 64. 73 is under water and impassable.
Jeff White has released the following press release announcing his candidacy for the Magnolia City Council: “Jeff White believes he has the leadership and experience to help Magnolia prosper while keeping a balanced budget. White, a lifelong resident of Magnolia, has served on many boards and commissions including the Magnolia
Alderman Sam Whitelaw has announced that he is not seeking re-election to the Magnolia City Council. Whitelaw said in a release, “After much consideration, I will not be a candidate for the city council seat I am now serving. I have proudly served as your alderman in Ward 4, position 1 for eight years. I would like to thank my
The Magnolia Wastewater crew will be smoke testing sanitary sewers in the Junior High School area starting Monday (August 8th). Other areas to be smoke tested will include: North Street between Dudney and Verda, West Union between Dudney and Pine, East McNeil between Dudney and Jackson, North Oakland, Parkway, Smith Street between Dudney and