Plans made for 28th annual Celebration of Lights

Community members are invited to join faculty, staff, and students from Southern Arkansas University for the 28th annual Celebration of Lights. The event takes place on Thursday, December 1, immediately following the Magnolia Christmas parade. During the Celebration of Lights, multiple student organizations will light the campus for everyone to enjoy. The event, sponsored by […]

Governor Beebe appoints two to SAU Board of Trustees

Buddy Franks for web

MAGNOLIA – Governor Mike Beebe has announced the appointment of two Magnolians to the Southern Arkansas University Board of Trustees. Ken Sibley has been appointed to a five year term and replaces Dr. D. Bud Dickson, outgoing chairman of the Board. Otis A. “Buddy” Franks, Jr., has been appointed to fill the remaining two years […]

Ronnie Ribble Appointed on Southern Arkansas University Board of Trustees

Ronnie Ribble has been appointed by Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe to serve on the Southern Arkansas University Board of Trustees. Ribble will fill the vacancy on the board left by Kelvin Wyrick of Texarkana who was appointed by Beebe in May as an Arkansas Circuit Court Judge, Division 2 of the 8th Judicial District South. […]

Magnolia Unit of the Arkansas National Guard honored at Southern Arkansas University

The three flags and flagpoles in front of one of Southern Arkansas University’s most recognizable buildings, Overstreet, were recently dedicated in honor of Magnolia’s unit of the Arkansas National Guard, Troop B First Squadron 151st Calvary 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. The two 50- foot flagpoles bear the University and Arkansas flags and the largest […]


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