Monthly Archives: November 2010

Plan for a night at the theater . . .

The Southern Arkansas University Theatre Department will present ‘Moonlight and Magnolias,’ directed by Professor Clayton Guiltner on Nov. 30- Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. each evening. Audience members will get to watch as the production team of the movie classic … Continue reading

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Arkansas cities land in 10 Most Dangerous Cities list

A crime ranking lists five of Arkansas’ urban areas are among the nation’s 10 most dangerous, but civic leaders and others say the study by CQ Press is misleading, reports the Associated Press. CQ Press’ annual publication “City Crime Rankings” … Continue reading

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Guilty pleas entered by illegal immigrants in stolen baby formula case

Seven members of an alleged crime ring that involved the theft of about $18,000 worth of baby formula from Texas grocery stores have pleaded guilty in Arkansas, reports the Associated Press. An Arkansas circuit court judge sentenced the five women … Continue reading

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Attorney tries again on adoption ban case brief

An attorney who had a brief in an adoption-ban case rejected by the Arkansas Supreme Court is hopeful the court will reconsider and allow the filing, reports the Associated Press. Attorney Dan Greenberg represents Roger Hiatt, a Little Rock psychiatrist … Continue reading

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Police: Enforcing texting ban is tough

Authorities in Northwest Arkansas say it’s a challenge to enforce the state’s new ban on texting while driving, reports the Associated Press. The law took effect in November 2009. Fayetteville Police Chief Greg Tabor tells the Morning News that those … Continue reading

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In today’s edition . . .

In today’s print edition of the Banner-News, look for a feature article about Magnolia resident Archie Monroe’s comments Friday at the Columbia County Library in honor of the National Day of Listening. Monroe, pictured above, held his audience captive with … Continue reading

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In today’s edition . . .

Above, a gorgeous aerial view from the machine gunner’s window of the Aluminum Overcast, a fully restored World War II era B-17. For more photos of the plane and the flight, see today’s print edition of the Banner-News. Additional photos … Continue reading

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Arkadelphia Promise announced

ARKADELPHIA, Arkansas— Arkadelphia High School graduates starting with the Class of 2011 will be eligible for a new scholarship program announced Tuesday. The Arkadelphia Promise Scholarship program will pay the difference between what the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship pays toward college and the total … Continue reading

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Flight of the Aluminum Overcast

Above, the Aluminum Overcast waits its turn to embark on a flight over Union County. Below is the view from the machine gunner’s window. To see more photos of the flight, the plane and its interior,

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Up, up and away!

Banner-News staff members Jamie Davis, Nichole Long and Aaron Morris will be heading toward South Arkansas Regional Airport in El Dorado shortly to board the Aluminum Overcast, a fully-restored B-17 World War II bomber! Look for photos from the flight … Continue reading

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