All Columbia County offices, the Magnolia City offices, and the Chamber of Commerce office will be closed Friday, March 25, in observance of Good Friday. The Columbia County Landfill will be closed Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26. There will be NO CHANGE to trash pickup schedule.
The SAU baseball team won 5-2 in 11 innings in a non-conference game Tuesday at Ouachita Baptist University. Landon Simpson pitched 5 innings in relief, and picked up the win. Jared Fielden recorded his 4th save. The Muleriders improved to 18 and 9 for the season. They have a 3-game conference series next at Henderson State, a single game at 6
The Magnolia Panthers host their fifth-annual Spring Break Baseball Tournament Thursday through Saturday. There are six games scheduled Thursday, starting at 9 a.m. The Panthers’ first game is at 6 p.m. Thursday against Pulaski Robinson. Click here for the bracket.
The Magnolia Planning Commission approved one request and tabled another at their meeting Monday. The commission approved a variance to allow a mobile home in an I-2 zone at 608 Peace Street. It passed by a 4-3 vote. Richard Martin made the request; he said he planned to live in the mobile home himself. Commissioner Les Kent made the motion of
Magnolia Police report three arrests in connection with an armed robbery Christmas Eve at Hibbett Sports. 22 year old Phil Johnson Jr. of McNeil was arrested December 31st; 19 year old Coasia Stewart of Garland City was arrested February 24th; and 18 year old Keon Davis of Waldo was arrested Friday. All three are charged with aggravated robbery
The Magnolia Panther baseball team plays at 4:30 today at White Hall. You can hear all of the Panthers’ conference baseball games on KVMA, 63 on your AM dial and 107.1 on your FM dial. Today’s broadcast starts at 4:10.
The SAU women’s basketball team has a game at home Wednesday against Philander Smith College. The Lady Muleriders beat Philander Smith by 4 on November 14th in Little Rock. Wednesday’s game tips off at 5:30 p.m. at the W.T. Watson Athletic Center. The game will be broadcast live on Magnolia’s Country 99.1.
The SAU men’s basketball team beat Williams Baptist College 94 to 68 Monday night in Magnolia. Jaron’ Davis led the Muleriders with 20 points and 13 rebounds. Other double-figure scorers for SAU included Deon Andrews with 18, C.J. Elkins with 16 and Alvin Braddock with 15. Elkins and Braddock also had 9 rebounds apiece. The Muleriders
The Magnolia Police Department is investigating a shooting in the early morning hours Monday that left one person wounded. According to Detective Colton Burks, the incident occurred around 12:40 a.m. on East McNeil Street. Burks said the shooting did not occur at any particular residence, but was in the street. One individual was injured and
The sheriff’s office reminds citizens to be aware of scams during the holiday season. Sheriff Mike Loe said that three white males and one black male have been seen driving three white dump trucks and stopping at residences, asking if occupants need gravel or would like purchase the gravel in the trucks. Once they unload the gravel, they will