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Lady Muleriders To Play Wednesday

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.  

Muleriders Win Big in Home Opener

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

Early Morning Shooting-Suspect Sought

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

Scams

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

SAU Volleyball Team in GAC Championship Tournament

The SAU volleyball team is playing for a Great American Conference Tournament championship this afternoon in Hot Springs. The Lady Muleriders beat Arkansas Tech in 4 sets Friday in one of the semifinals. The Golden Suns were the regular-season champions. The championship match begins at 2:00. SAU’s opponent is Southwestern Oklahoma State.

Columbia County Circuit Court Action

A man was sentenced to a total of 16 years in the Arkansas Department of Corrections Thursday in Columbia County Circuit Court. David Wesson II pleaded true to allegations that he violated his probation. He had also previously pleaded guilty to possession of controlled substance (cocaine) with intent, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Wesson

Magnolia Basketball Wins

The Magnolia High School basketball teams opened their season Thursday with wins at home against Fordyce. The Lady Panthers won 46 to 31; they got 19 points from Lily Moore. The Panthers won 61 to 41; they were led by Greg Martin with 16 points and Derecus Walker with 14. The Panthers and Lady Panthers play Tuesday at Hamburg.