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  1. Prisons reform moving to top of '15 agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Courier

    ... us $6 million was unbelievably crucial to solving some of the pain the counties and sheriffs were having," Benny Magness, chairman of the state Board of Corrections, said after detailing his wish list to a legislative panel last week. "We have to do ...

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  2. Officials: Up to $100M needed for new prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | The Courier

    ... $6 million was unbelievably crucial to solving some of the pain the counties and sheriffs were having," said Benny Magness, chairman of the state Board of Corrections. "We have to do a lot to make sure we don't get back there." Magness said it will ...

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  3. Magness property is targetof countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | The Baxter Bulletin

    On Monday, the Baxter County Quorum Court Budget Committee decided to wait until state officials sign off on the environmental cleanliness of a property adjacent to the Joseph Keller 911 Center before making an offer to the owner, local businessman Benny Magness.

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  4. Inmate overload for county jailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | The Baxter Bulletin

    ... and ask for funding to open 330 beds currently available, but unused due to a lack of money, according to Benny Magness, chairman of the Board of Corrections. To open those beds, Magness said, the DOC would need an additional $3 million in funding. ...

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  5. Manhunt ends, corps ranger spots BartlettRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | The Baxter Bulletin

    ... and wildlife officers arrived and fanned out across the area, the helicopter circled overhead with pilot Benny Magness at the controls and Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery acting as observer. Soon, the dog team arrived and deputies escorted ...

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  6. Mountain Home manhunt comes up dryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2014 | The Baxter Bulletin

    ... and wildlife officers arrived and fanned out across the area, the helicopter circled overhead with pilot Benny Magness at the controls and Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery acting as observer. Soon, the dog team arrived and deputies escorted ...

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  7. Local BriefsRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | The Baxter Bulletin

    ... benefit "Light the Bridge." Informational items include a "thank you" for cleanup of the AR Highway 345 from Benny Magness, owner of the charcoal plant; a city contribution to Cotter School for a bus to be donated to the Arkansas Department of ...

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  8. Report shows spike in Arkansas prison populationRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | The Baxter Bulletin

    ... Democrat-Gazette reported Wednesday. "We had to get parole violators' attention," corrections board chairman Benny Magness said. "We were lax, and now we're paying for it."

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  9. Arkansas Rolls Out New School Vaccination PoliciesRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2014 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... be required to get a Tdap shot. "I think if the doctors think it's a good idea, then I'm in favor for it," said Van Magness. It prevents pertussis cases also known as the whooping cough. The state said they have seen an increase in the whooping ...

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  10. Prison System Crisis: Reimbursement problems loom for county jailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2014 | The Baxter Bulletin

    ... on lockdown," Minden said. "It puts stress on our personnel." Chairman of the Arkansas Board of Corrections, Benny Magness, is a man who spends a lot of time looking at a budget and looking for bed space. Currently, except for an invoice from ...

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  11. Locals contribute to archives, museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2014 | The Baxter Bulletin

    ... family and several other families. The Wilkie home was located on what is now "Tucker Cemetery" Road next to the Magness Oil Company. The home was dismantled in 2012, with many of the original logs found within the framework. Mr. Wilkie farmed 400 ...

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  12. WRHS Foundation awards $27K in scholarshipsRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | Batesville Daily Guard

    ... Term Limits Chairman Tim Jacob, who was scheduled to speak at an Independence County Tea Party event tonight in MAGNESS - The Magness City Council has rescheduled its monthly meeting for 6:30 p.m. March 11 due to the weather, Alex Davidson gave feet ...

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  13. Property TransactionsRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | The Baxter Bulletin

    ... and Cindy Lewis transferred Lot 17 Plaza Heights subdivision to Caleb B. Stradford; $86,000. Benny W. and Janie A. Magness and Magness Family Limited Partnershp LLP transferred property in Baxter County to the Arkansas State Highway Commission; ...

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  14. State prison officials fretful of House inactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 | The Baxter Bulletin

    ... program newcomers made possible by the Affordable Care Act, the House did not register a fifth vote Tuesday. Benny Magness, of Gassville, chairman of the Arkansas Board of Corrections, said Tuesday that millions of dollars in supplemental funding ...

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  15. Property TransactionsRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2014 | The Baxter Bulletin

    ... L. Lemoine transferred property in Baxter County to the Arkansas Highway Commission; $6,125. Benny W. and Janie A. Magness and Magness Family Limited Partnership LLLP transferred property in Baxter County to the Arkansas Highway Commission; $1,825. ...

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  16. Medicaid program vote jeopardizes new prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2014 | The Baxter Bulletin

    ... session to conduct a feasibility study for a new 1,000-bed prison to help alleviate overcrowding, according to Benny Magness, chairman of the Board of Corrections. In a wide-ranging interview regarding prison funding and the upcoming legislative ...

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  17. Prison board planting the seed to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2014 | The Baxter Bulletin

    ... prison. A new prison, depending on the type, would cost approximately $65 to $85 million, according to Benny Magness, chairman of the Arkansas Board of Corrections. When Gov. Mike Beebe laid down his recommendations for the upcoming budget, ...

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