Monthly Archives: July 2012

Bond denied for murder suspect

Judge Larry Chandler denied bond to Robert L. Harrison during his first appearance Monday afternoon at the Columbia County Justice and Detention Facility in Magnolia. Harrison, 32, of Emerson, is charged with capital murder, residential burglary and theft of property … Continue reading

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Arrest made in Stroman murder

A suspect was arrested this morning in the May homicide of Glenda Stroman, 72, of Magnolia. In a brief press conference held in the courtroom at the Columbia County Detention Facility, officials announced the arrest of Robert L. Harrison, 32, … Continue reading

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Columbia Christian registration and orientation

Columbia Christian School has announced registration and orientation dates for all students. Elementary students in kindergarten through sixth grade students will have orientation Tuesday, August 14, in the school gym. Students will meet at the following times: Kindergarten—5:30 p.m. First … Continue reading

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Inmate escapes Texarkana correctional center

A resident of the Department of Community Correction’s correctional center in Texarkana walked away from the Center early this morning. Jessie Heath, 23, was on the 5th floor of the Center when he used torn sheets to drop through a … Continue reading

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MHS, MJHS to hold registration

The Magnolia School District has announced orientation and registration dates for Magnolia High School and Magnolia Junior High School students. Registration for students entering 12th grade will be Wednesday, August 1, 11th grade students will register on Thursday, August 2, … Continue reading

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Residents warned: 6-foot lizard loose in Colorado

A sheriff has warned residents in a tourist town northwest of Colorado Springs that a strong, aggressive 6-foot lizard that eats small animals — including dogs and cats — is on the loose in the area. Teller County Sheriff Mike … Continue reading

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Albemarle Foundation gives grant to local school district

The Albemarle Foundation recently awarded the Emerson-Taylor School District a $38,450 grant. Each teacher in the district will receive an iPad 2, $50 of educational

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MEDC finalizes purchase of transload facility

Magnolia Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) recently finalized the purchase of a transload facility on Arkansas 19 . The site was previously owned by RockTenn, CP and operated by Del-Tin Manufacturing. “This transload facility provides companies who ship raw or finished … Continue reading

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Rodeo scholarship in honor of “Credit Card” endowed for 2013

If there can be a positive to emerge from a sad chapter in Southern Arkansas University Rodeo history, it is found in the generosity that made an endowed scholarship possible for an SAU Rodeo team member. The scholarship in honor … Continue reading

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Waller Named Emerging Leaders Section Council Vice President

Jamie Waller was installed as the 2012-2013 Vice President of the Arkansas Bankers Association’s Emerging Leaders Section Council at the annual Emerging Leaders Conference, which was held June 21-22, at the Doubletree Hotel in Little Rock. Waller has been with … Continue reading

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