Monthly Archives: November 2010

In today’s edition . . .

In today’s print edition of the Banner-News, you’ll get the details on an upcoming murder trial in Columbia County, and you’ll find out what local youth can do to win prizes and fight smoking at the same time. You’ll also … Continue reading

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Certified General Election results released

Curious about how many votes each candidate received in Columbia County’s various precincts? We’ve got the official and certified results! They’ll all be published in tomorrow’s print edition of the Banner-News, but if you’d like a sneak peek at the … Continue reading

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Snowflakes spotted in Magnolia!

Granted, they aren’t the kind of snowflakes that melt on your tongue, but they’re snowflakes nonetheless! Above, Magnolia city worker Robert Ross hangs a snowflake decoration from an electric pole on West Main Street this morning. We’ve noticed that other … Continue reading

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Goosed!

Above, hundreds of Canadian geese make a rest stop near a pond on Southern Arkansas University’s campus this morning while heading south  to warmer weather. We appreciate the reader who called to tell us about the gathering of geese this … Continue reading

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In today’s edition . . .

In today’s print edition of the Banner-News, look for the details of the arrest of a Taylor woman on charges of manufacturing meth near a school, and get the story on a Magnolia woman who attacked her victim with a … Continue reading

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Audit reveal deficiencies in Arkansas lottery administration

A state audit has revealed a variety of deficiencies in how the Arkansas lottery is being run, and one legislator told the lottery director he “would be gone” if he led any other state agency, reports the Associated Press. Members … Continue reading

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No lingerie-clad football players in Oklahoma City, says mayor

Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett has said no to the Lingerie Football League, reports the Associated Press. The league is made up of teams featuring women playing tackle football while wearing halter style tops and tight shorts in addition to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving dinners are cheaper this year, says Farm Bureau

The Arkansas Farm Bureau says the average price of a Thanksgiving meal dropped this year, thanks to a decrease in turkey prices, reports the Associated Press. The bureau’s annual survey finds that a family of 10, on average, will pay … Continue reading

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State considers banning energy drinks

An Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Division official is looking into possibly banning certain alcoholic energy drinks, reports the Associated Press. Director Michael Langley told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette he began gathering information on drinks such as Four Loko a few days … Continue reading

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