In today’s Banner-News, you’ll learn more about how the recent boom in oil and gas leases in Columbia County are affecting our economy, and you’ll get the details of the industry’s history in our area. The article is the first in a two-part series written by Banner-News reporter Dixie Edington, who has literally spent weeks researching the subject. (The second article in the series will be published in Thursday’s Banner-News!)
Today’s newspaper also outlines the unemployment rate in Arkansas, looks at a competitive school funding bill recently voted down and possible changes in how the state approves power plants like SWEPCO.
You’ll also enjoy your favorite regular features like Diary, and you will learn which Magnolia High School Panther pitched a perfect no-hitter, among other stories! Don’t miss today’s edition!