Magnolia Police list recent arrests
Recent arrests made by the Magnolia Police Department. Many, but not all, of these arrests have previously been listed in our daily report of Columbia County Justice and Detention Facility bookings and releases. All of the following people are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law. Please remember that it is possible for a name to be shared by more than one individual.
Columbia County Circuit Clerk, husband receive prison terms -- Angela Keith will have to resign
Columbia County Circuit Clerk Angela Keith will have to resign from office following her sentencing Friday for tampering with physical evidence. Keith and her husband, Benjamin Keith, were both remanded into custody after they were sentenced by Circuit Court Judge David Talley Jr. The charges stemmed from a Thursday, April 6 incident at Santiago’s Mexican Restaurant in Magnolia.
Miller County wreck claims driver
A Texas truck driver died about 8:11 a.m. Thursday when his vehicle crashed at the Interstate 49 northbound 4.5-marker near Doddridge (Miller County). According to a preliminary Arkansas State Police report, Earnest R. Martinez Jr. was driving a 2024 model International north on the highway when it left the roadway, struck several trees and caught fire.
All dogs euthanized from alleged fatal attack in Miller County
TEXARKANA, Ark. – All five dogs involved in the attack and death of a Genoa, Ark., woman have been captured and euthanized. According to the Miller County Sheriff’s Office, Brenda Whitt was found on Sunday in a vehicle on her property on County Road 18 where she apparently tried to take cover from the pack of dogs.
Magnolia HIgh School Homecoming Court for 2023
Queen Amiri Grayson and her Magnolia High School Homecoming Court for 2023 will be presented prior to the start of tonight's football game at Panther Stadium. The presentation of the court starts at 6:30 p.m. Game time against Hot Springs Lakeside is at 7 p.m.
South Arkansas bankruptcies for week ended Tuesday, September 26, 2023
South Arkansas bankruptcies by county for the week ended Tuesday, September 26, 2023:. Matthew Landon McCoy, 107 Columbia Road 40, Magnolia; Chapter 7; bankruptcy filed September 22. Ouachita. Deborah Ann Norful, 942 Ouachita Road 51, Louann; Chapter 13; bankruptcy filed September 22. Donald Ray Hogan and Cynthia Marie Hogan, 1018...
Reasons You Need to Attend Springhill Lumberjack Festival
In 1896, the Bodcaw Lumber Company opened up its sawmill operation with approximately fifty employees. Bodcaw also built twenty five homes for its sawmill workers in the area just west of the mill still referred to as "Sawmill Town." With the town's roots firmly planted in the timber industry of...
18-wheeler driver killed in crash near Arkansas-Louisiana state line
MILLER, Ark. (KTAL/KMSS) — The driver of an eighteen-wheeler was killed in a crash near the Arkansas-Louisiana state line Thursday morning. The Miller County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the crash. No other details have been released at this time. This is a developing story, and more information will...
Two people charged with December murder of Jordan Morgan
Two people have been arrested for the murder last December of Jordan Christopher “J.M.” Morgan, 22, formerly of Magnolia but then living in Little Rock. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office said more arrests are anticipated. Sheriff Leroy Martin said in a statement that his office executed a...
Hempstead County Quorum Court
The Hempstead County Quorum Court met in the Courthouse on Thursday (9-28). After the invocation, pledge and the approval of the minutes, the Court discussed and voted on the exchange of property with Pike County of a Grader for $10,000. The item is no longer usable so is being sold to be used for parts. This money will go into the road budget. The sale was approved.
NSD employees to get bonus
ROSSTON – Full-time employees with the Nevada School District will be getting a bonus in November. This was approved by the Nevada School Board at its September meeting Thursday night. The amount will be determined by the staff at a later date. There will be no school board election...
Friday Night Football in the local area
Tonight, the Nashville Scrappers have a bye, but Howard County will host two big 3-2A games. The Dierks Outlaws will host the Murfreesboro Rattlers and the Mineral Springs Hornets will host the Cougars of Lafayette County. Dierks is 2 and 3 on the season and 0 and 1 in the...
Columbia County marriage licenses through September 20, 2023
Marriage licenses issued in Columbia County in September 2023 as recorded by the Columbia County Clerk. The date is the day the license was issued. Most recent licenses are listed first. Hunter Kyle Dodson, 24, of Magnolia and Jenna Marie Carter, 22, of Magnolia, September 20. Dillion Barnett Tatom, 26,...
Large trash bin now available to Taylor residents
The City of Taylor now has a large garbage bin available for the use of residents who need to dispose of excessive trash. The bin is located on the old railroad tram east of Dollar General. Residents should not use the bin for disposal of any of the following:. --...
Magnolia rallies, then holds on to beat Lakeside
Malvin Cross snatched an interception in the end zone Friday night to preserve a 28-21 Homecoming victory for Magnolia against Hot Springs Lakeside. After the first half ended with Lakeside ahead 14-6, Magnolia reeled off three touchdowns and had a comfortable 28-14 lead with only 2:14 left in the game.
Magnolia Square Scarecrow Crawl receiving entries
Registration has begun for the 5th Annual Scarecrow Crawl around the Magnolia Square. The Magnolia-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce is calling on its members to enter the scarecrow decorating contest. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up, or to become a Chamber member.
18-wheeler crashes into woods in Miller County
One person is dead after a wreck involving an 18-wheeler near the Arkansas/Louisiana state line.
Columbia County jail bookings for Thursday, September 28, 2023
The following people have recently been booked into the custody of the Columbia County Justice and Detention Facility on Rawhide Road in Magnolia. All of the following people are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law. Not listed are people serving brief commitments or state inmates held in the jail for local court appearances. Please remember that it is possible for a name to be shared by more than one individual. CLICK HERE to see the complete roster of all people held in custody.
Weyerhaeuser Company sets release of financials
Weyerhaeuser Company will release third quarter 2023 results on Thursday, October 26, after the market closes. The company will then hold a live webcast and conference call the following day, at 9 a.m. Friday, October 27 to discuss the results. The company operates a sawmill in Emerson and a tree...