Aerojet Rockedyne Receives $90,000 From OPED

Pictured above: James Lee Silliman, Executive Director OPED, James Nixon, OPED Treasurer, Jim Golden, OPED President, Ouachita County Judge Robert McAdoo, SAU Tech Chancellor Dr. Jason Morrison, Robert “Bob” Daidone, Aerojet Rocketdyne Camden site lead, Karmen House, SAU Tech workforce program coordinator, Randy Harper, director SAU Tech workforce training, Chris Olive, director of manufacturing & production planning, Aerojet Rocketdyne, and Bill Archer, training manager, Aerojet Rocketdyne.

Thornton Receives Funds for Community Center

Left to right: Former Mayor Libby Coates, Mayor Bobby Cornelius, Council Member Larry Williams, Recorder/Treasurer Sharon Scott, Council Member Britney Boroughs, and Council Member Beverly Ellis with a Grant Award Letter.


The Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission announces its 2021 MLK Day of Service, King Holiday Day of Impact.

Southern Arkansas University recognized 283 graduates at the Fall 2020 Commencement Ceremony

Southern Arkansas University’s Fall Commencement ceremony held on Saturday, November 21, 2020

MAGNOLIA, AR (01/12/2021)-- Students earned undergraduate and graduate degrees at Southern Arkansas University’s Fall Commencement ceremony held on Saturday, November 21, 2020.

Calhoun County Library has been selected as one of 200 libraries to participate in Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries, an American Library Association (ALA) init



It had been hidden for centuries – a horrendous force of nature that would terrify the frontier.

The asterisk (*) has been made famous initially within the world of sports when athletes broke a record but did so in a manner that was not fair to compare with others, i.e., they used drugs or che


After a difficult 2020, a weary world looks to the end of the year and wonder what the new year will bring.


Bulldogs Lose Against Lafayette Cougars

Deondre Smith with the ball. The Jr. Boys lost against Lafayette 34-54.

Amariah Swygart lining up the shot. The Lady Bulldogs lost with the final score being 20-44.


Bulldog Basketball Scores

Ryder Madera- Senior Boys

Jr. Girls:

Smackover 17 | Bearden 27

Hampton 13 | Hampton 23

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Zy Johnson on the carry.

TaVion Galbert for the hard yardage. Photos by Penny Chanler

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