Monthly Archives: September 2011

2011 Columbia County Fair Talent Contest

Bailey Pace won the vocal solo prize for her age group.

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Senior Day at the fair features performances by local talents

From congressional hopeful Beth Anne Rankin, above, to local performer Jake Price, below, Senior Day at the Columbia County Fair featured a little fun for everyone. Here, you’ll find a photo album from the event, and remember, tonight’s fair lineup … Continue reading

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Help keep a local kid warm this winter . . .

Magnolia Junior Charity League has launched its “Coats for Kids” annual project. Businesses will have drop-off bins to accept used coats.  MJCL will collect and distribute them to families and schools in need. Coats will be collected until October 28.  Please … Continue reading

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Results from Monday’s livestock judging at the 2011 Columbia County Fair

Poultry: Champion 4H Poultry Chain Pullets – Kyle Brantley of Emerson Champion Broiler Project – Eli Harrington of Emerson Poultry Best of Show – Cole Dixon of Magnolia Rabbits: Champion Pen of Meat Rabbits – Ty Cunningham of Emerson Rabbit … Continue reading

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Which day will YOU go to the Columbia County Fair?

The 2011 Columbia County Fair kicks off Monday with the annual fair parade at 5 p.m., but the fair events actually start before that. Here, you’ll find the complete schedule of what’s happening and when at the fair next week, … Continue reading

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Hot Springs call center to add 40 jobs

A call center in Hot Springs says it is adding 40 new jobs, according to an AP report. The Sentinel-Record reported (http://bit.ly/qisA7v ) Wednesday that Accent Marketing Services LLC is adding workers to cover an increase in call volume by one … Continue reading

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La. man arrested after entering school wearing mask, carrying weapons

Officials say a 21-year-old Basile, La., man has been arrested after he allegedly walked into Iota Middle School wearing a Halloween mask while armed with four knives and a hatchet, the AP reports. Acadia Parish sheriff’s deputies tell The Advocate … Continue reading

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Infant in stroller struck, killed by motorist

A little girl being pushed in a stroller on a sidewalk was killed in Danville when police say an elderly motorist left the road and struck the baby and her grandmother, an AP report states. Fort Smith television station KFSM … Continue reading

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Keys to 65 vehicles stolen from Ark. dealership

Police in Harrison are investigating the theft of keys to 65 vehicles from an automobile dealership, reports the AP. The Harrison Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/ppEQ1X) the theft was reported Tuesday at Andy Yeager motors. Yeager says he may have to rekey … Continue reading

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Lawsuit filed over $1M winning Ark. lottery ticket

The Associated Press reports that worker at a Beebe gas station has sued the winner of a $1 million jackpot from an Arkansas lottery scratch ticket, claiming woman who cashed the ticket took it from her. The Daily Citizen newspaper … Continue reading

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