Monthly Archives: October 2011

ADH confirms first seasonal flu case

The Arkansas Health Department says it has confirmed the state’s first seasonal influenza case, reports the Associated Press. The agency said Wednesday that the patient is a teenager in the northeastern region of the state. The Health Department’s Dr. Jim Phillips says … Continue reading

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MHS Junior Varsity Panthers fall 28-8 to Camden-Fairview Cardinals

The Magnolia High School Junior Varsity Panthers fell Monday night to the Camden-Fairview Cardinals. The final score: 8, Panthers, 28, Cardinals. We were on the sidelines, monitoring the game for Panthers fans who couldn’t be in attendance at last night’s … Continue reading

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Camden, Gurdon, Okolona points of interest added to National Register of Historic Places

Twelve Arkansas properties have been placed on the National Register of Historic Places, reports the Associated Press. Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Director Frances McSwain says the new properties are the Hamburg Cemetery Historic Section at Hamburg; Little Rock’s Tower Building; the … Continue reading

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Banner-News sponsors Halloween costume contest

  The Banner-News is sponsoring a Halloween Costume Contest this year for children ages newborn to 12 years! We’re looking for photos of the cutest costumes, the most unique costumes, the most unusual costumes . . . well, you get … Continue reading

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Taylor Volunteer Fire Dept. receives $3,337.40 grant to purchase new equipment

Governor Mike Beebe and Department of Rural Services Director Butch Calhoun presented $165,502.85 to 16 rural communities selected for Fiscal Year 2012 Cycle 1 funding through the Arkansas Rural Community Grant Program at an awards ceremony on October 5, 2011 held at … Continue reading

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AGFC: 6,000 deer permits remain for wildlife management area hunt this year

From the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission: If you didn’t draw a deer permit for an Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife management area hunt this year, there’s still a good chance to get the one you’re after. More than … Continue reading

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Adult Ed Center celebrates Pink Day

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Hey, students: Win $1,000 for your school (and an iPad for yourself) in the 2011 Red Ribbon Week contest!

The National Family Partnership (NFP) announced the new contest for its 26th annual Red Ribbon Week, October 23-31: “It’s Up to Me to Be Drug Free.” The nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention campaign reaches more than 80 million people … Continue reading

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Tone Loc and Boyz II Men performed Saturday night at MusicFest in El Dorado

  1980′s rapper, Tone Loc, opened for Boyz II Men Friday evening at MusicFest 2011 in El Dorado. His album, Loc’d After Dark, spawned the hit singles, “Wild Thing” and “Funky Cold Medina”; and they still remain anthems of pop-culture … Continue reading

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2011 Magnolia High School Homecoming Court

Freelance photographer Aaron Morris met with the 2011 Magnolia High School Homecoming Court in the Greek Theatre at Southern Arkansas University. We’re providing our blog readers the first look at this year’s homecoming representatives.

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