What do you think of the Bell Tower's new Christmas look at Southern Arkansas University? New lighting, using blue LEDs instead of the traditional red bulbs, light the side of the structure, and LED lights are also used for the "flame" at the top, which faintly flicker.

There has been some good high school basketball action this week at the Southern Arkansas University Invitational. No games are scheduled for tonight, but tomorrow will feature the finals of both the girls' bracket  at 6 p.m. (Nevada vs. Norphlet) and the boys' bracket at 8 p.m. (Stephens vs. Emerson).

Hey kids: We need your letters to Santa this year. Our deadline is Friday, December 14. Letters may be dropped off at our office, or mailed to us at: Letters to Santa, P.O. Box 100, Magnolia, AR 71754-0100.

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Published: 11/30/2012