Monthly Archives: June 2011

Congressman Mike Ross to speak tomorrow at Rotary

Mike Ross, who represents Arkansas’s Fourth Congressional District, which includes 29 counties throughout much of the southern and western parts of the state, will speak tomorrow at the Magnolia Rotary Club meeting. According to Rotarian Chris Gillam, Ross’ presentation will … Continue reading

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One World, Many Stories

Children’s Librarian, Susan Walker, invites all area children to participate in the Columbia County Library’s Summer Reading Club. One World, Many Stories is this year’s theme and great programs are planned for children entering grades K-2 grades Tuesdays at 2 … Continue reading

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MRMC looks at employing a rural health physician/hospitalist

The Magnolia Regional Medical Center Board of Commissioners voted Monday to authorize Administrator Margaret West to move forward with pursuing a “hybrid program” under which the hospital would employ a rural health physician/hospitalist. West reported there is a potential candidate … Continue reading

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MRMC Foundation Fundraiser features Arkansas Iron Chef

Arkansas Iron Chef Jacob Peck prepared several hors d’oeuvres Friday night during the MRMC “Stars of Arkansas” VIP reception and demonstrated how to make the dishes. Peck even allowed attendees of the reception to help him make the dishes, and shared … Continue reading

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PurpleHull Pea Festival ‘Pea-tacular’ Fireworks Show still on

The fireworks display scheduled for 9 p.m. tonight at the Emerson Purple Hull Pea Festival will proceed as planned, Fire Chief Dewayne Waller said this afternoon. Despite Columbia County being under a burn ban, County Judge Larry Atkinson left the … Continue reading

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Fourth PurpleHull Pea Treasure Hunt Clue released!

Delight in her name, you will find great fame. Mothers are queens in her family, especially in old testament times.

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Deadline June 30 to apply for alligator hunting permit

From the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission’s newsletter: The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has opened the on-line process to apply for a 2011 alligator hunting permit. The application period will end at midnight June 30. For the last several … Continue reading

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Third PurpleHull Pea Festival Treasure Clue!

“I may be small but I keep an eye on all. I could be red or I could be white; to the east or west I’m in plain sight.” Good luck, treasure hunters!

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Second PurpleHull Pea Festival Treasure Hunt clue released!

“Watch your step. Pick up your feet. Your next clue will be really neat.” GOOD LUCK, TREASURE HUNTERS!

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Glover captures GSC’s top honor

Southern Arkansas volleyball standout Maggie Glover (Waxahachie, Texas) reached the pinnacle of the Gulf South Conference when she received the league’s top award in being named the winner of the 2010-11 Commissioner’s Trophy Monday at the annual GSC Awards Banquet at … Continue reading

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