Monthly Archives: May 2012

SAU to offer Continuing Education classes this summer

Learning to golf, craft or even play the piano is not out of the question this summer as the Office of Continuing Education at Southern Arkansas University prepares for

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Texarkana fire burns 100 acres

On Sunday, a wildfire burned about 100 acres in Texarkana, where officials say the cause was likely accidental. Texarkana Fire Battalion Chief Ginger Lee said

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Texarkana authorities searching for two escapees

Two prisoners awaiting trial for murder at the Miller County Jail used a hacksaw to escape early Monday morning. Cortez Rashod Hooper, 23, and Quincy Vernard Stewart, 36, were discovered missing around 4:00 a.m. Monday. Hooper is approximately 5 feet

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Homicide investigation continues

The investigation into the weekend homicide of an elderly Magnolia woman continues. The body of Glenda L. Stroman, 74, was found Sunday morning in her North Dudney Road home.┬áHer body was sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab in Little … Continue reading

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Police investigating alleged Magnolia homicide

The death of an elderly white female is being investigated by the Magnolia Police Department as a homicide. Magnolia Police Chief Glenn Maxwell said

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SAU to conduct volleyball camps

SAU volleyball announces summer camps Southern Arkansas volleyball coach Steven Gream has announced several camps that the Lady Mulerider program will be conducting this summer. Developmental/all-skills clinics will be conducted each Saturday over a six-week period beginning June

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McNeil native and former Clinton aid Don Roberts dies

Don R. Roberts, a longtime urban school district superintendent and a former Arkansas Department of Education chief under Govs. Bill Clinton and Frank White, died Tuesday in Little Rock. He was 77 and had suffered in recent years from cancer … Continue reading

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SAU to host baseball camp

Southern Arkansas baseball coach Steve Browning has announced an all-skills baseball camp that the Muleriders will conduct Monday and Tuesday, June 25-26. The camp, with an emphasis on hitting, pitching and defense, will be held from 6-9 p.m. each evening … Continue reading

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Rankin concedes Republican race

Trailing by just over 6,000 votes with 74% of precincts reporting, Magnolia-native Beth Anne Rankin conceded the Republican race for the 4th U.S. Congressional District of Arkansas Tuesday night in Magnolia. Rankin carried Columbia County easily, winning nearly 85% of … Continue reading

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Columbia County Primary Election Results

Democratic Party United States President John Wolfe: 566 Barack Obama: 846 United States Congress, District 4 Q. Byrum Hurst: 353 D.C. Morrison: 239 Gene Jeffress: 727 Circuit Clerk Janice Linkous: 947 Ellie Mullins Baker: 542 Justice of the Peace, District … Continue reading

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