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Magnolia City Council To Meet

The Magnolia City Council meets at 5 o’clock today. They will hear the annual report from Magnolia Regional Medical Center. They’ll also discuss the Magnolia Code Book and business licenses, and the 2014 Audit. The City Council will get a street update from alderman Jamie Waller, and they’ll get an update on the mayor’s proposed sports

SAU Baseball & Softball Weekend Schedule

The SAU baseball and softball series this weekend have both been moved to Saturday/Sunday. The Lady Muleriders play doubleheaders against East Central University Saturday and Sunday in Magnolia. Games start at 1:00 Saturday and 12 noon Sunday. There will also be a senior ceremony prior to Saturday’s first game. The Muleriders face East Central

Magnolia Water Lines To Be Flushed

The Magnolia Water Utilities will start the annual distribution system flushing program, beginning Monday (April 25th.)  They say the purpose for this program is to remove sediments and buildup from the water mains.  They said it will also allow the Utility to test the operation of the fire hydrants.  They ask customers to keep your water

SAU Sports Banquet Honors

Southern Arkansas University held their All-Sports Banquet Wednesday. Some changes were made to this year’s athlete of the year awards; the winner is no longer required to be a senior, and the women’s award has a new name. The Auburn Smith Award for the male athlete of the year went to SAU quarterback Barrett Renner, a red-shirt freshman.

Magnolia Blossom Festival Early Bird Drawing Winner

The first event of the Magnolia Blossom Festival has taken place. The drawing was held Wednesday morning for the Early Bird Prize in steak ticket sales. Anyone who bought a steak ticket by April 15th was in the drawing. The winner was Jason Ray at Carter Federal Credit Union. The prize pack includes a 65-quart Yeti cooler, a PK Grill donated by

Taylor & Despain Face Capital Murder & Other Charges

Prosecuting Attorney David Butler issued a news release Tuesday afternoon relating to the murder of Douglas Harwell near Taylor. The release states that Keaton Taylor and De’kota Despain have been arrested for the murder. Despain is being held at the Columbia County Detention Center. Taylor was taken into custody in Louisiana and is expected

Muleriders and Panthers Rained Out

The Magnolia High School baseball and softball games, and the SAU baseball game are all rained out today. SAU was scheduled to play a non-conference game at Arkansas Tech; that game will not be made up. Magnolia was scheduled to play Camden Fairview at home today, those games will be rescheduled, but the date has not yet been determined.

SAU Track & Field-Saturday’s Top Performers

The SAU track teams competed Saturday in the UCA Open. SAU’s Doug Palmer set a new 10,000-meter record with a second place finish, and Chris Wallace topped his previous best and school record in the 5000 meter with a second-place finish. The Muleriders tallied a collective 32 top-10 finishes. Karonce Higgins recorded a first-place finish in

SAU Baseball & Softball Weekend Results

It was not a good weekend for SAU baseball. The Muleriders got swept in their three-game series in Magnolia. Southeastern Oklahoma State won both ends of Friday’s doubleheader 5-3 and 3-1, and the Savage Storm also took Saturday’s game 7-1. The Muleriders have a non-conference game at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Arkansas Tech. Then they return to

Magnolia Report Cards

Magnolia Public Schools will send progress reports home with students this Friday, April 22nd. Parents should expect a progress report for every academic class in which their child is enrolled. Parents are encouraged to review the progress report with your child. Students are to return the reports with a parent’s signature. The Magnolia High