Monthly Archives: May 2012

Ross announces he won’t run for governor

A statement from Congressman Mike Ross released this afternoon states he will not seek the governor’s office in 2014 after he finishes his sixth term from Arkansas’ Fourth Congressional District. I’ve received a lot of encouragement and given serious consideration … Continue reading

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Magnolia Blossom Festival Treasure Hunt: Clue #2

Here is the second clue in the hunt for the 2012 Blossom Festival Treasure: I’m out in the open and not really square See the arrows pointing up in the air And here is this morning’s clue: Don’t dig, don’t … Continue reading

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Magnolia Blossom Festival Treasure Hunt: Clue #1

The first clue in the hunt for the $400 Blossom Festival Treasure has been released: Don’t dig, don’t destroy, is BancorpSouth’s urgent plea As sponsors, they say, “No place but public can this treasure be!” Festival participants may pass me … Continue reading

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Magnolia Blossom Festival Treasure Hunt

We’ll release the first clue in the Magnolia Blossom Festival Treasure Hunt tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m. here on the Banner-News blog. Clues will be released each day at 6:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. until the $400 treasure, sponsored by … Continue reading

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Southern Arkansas University wins GAC Tournament

It took two full games and two extra innings, but Southern Arkansas University was finally able to overcome Ouachita Baptist University to win the Great American Conference Baseball Championship Tournament in Enid, Okla., Monday afternoon. After losing the first championship … Continue reading

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SAU one win away from championship title

Southern Arkansas University used an eight-run eighth inning to fight off Southeastern Oklahoma State University 15-11 Sunday afternoon at the Great American Conference Baseball Championship Tournament in Enid, Okla.

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Muleriders win, move to third round of tournament

The Southern Arkansas University Muleriders beat Southwestern Oklahoma State 6-4 to remain in the winner’s bracket of the 2012 Great American Conference Baseball Championship Tournament in Enid, Okla.

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SAU advances in conference tournament

Southern Arkansas University survived a ninth inning comeback bid by Henderson State University to win 7-6 in the opening round of the Great American Conference Baseball Championship Tournament at the David Allen Memorial Ballpark in Enid, Okla. The Muleriders fell … Continue reading

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One year later, it’s time to take down the Mary Jimmie ‘Bobo’ Shinn story

More than one year ago, I began researching the Mary Jimmie ‘Bobo’ Shinn disappearance, which as many readers know, is one of the most famous missing person cases in South Arkansas. The story took more than six months to write, … Continue reading

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