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  1. Inmates citing faith lead rise in beard pleasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NWAonline

    ... beards would be the easiest way to reduce the extreme burden the policy placed on prison personnel, Chadick said. Magness asked the board Monday to delay the vote until the next meeting, giving the board time to research the issue to fully ...


  2. Report focuses harsh light on Arkansas jail and prison conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    ... needs. It's a comprehensive look at a system that is still a dark place. Quote from Correction Board Chair Benny Magness: Magness from the Arkansas Department of Corrections says he "[does] not see an issue with how the staff treats inmates." ...


  3. Sheriff joins call for new prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... tag for the three-year project was not feasible. On Wednesday, the head of the state's Board of Corrections, Benny Magness -- who supported the prison proposal last year -- agreed that there isn't enough prison space to house the state's offenders. ...


  4. Group meets to begin selection of new Southside High School mascotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | The City Wire

    ... High School alumni Kevin Le, National Honor Society president Larry Loux, retired Southside High School staff John Magness, Southside High School junior class president Stephanie Adams Mahoney, Southside High School alumni Legacy Mendoza, Southside ...


  5. New rule to allow 400 parole reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... avoid -- other than new illegal activity. "This will give us a lot of relief in the county jail backup," said Benny Magness, chairman of the Board of Corrections. "You will see a difference. This affects more than 400 inmates. Anything over 250 ...


  6. In state, returns to prison at 28.5%Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... of the report illustrate where trends can be spotted and solutions aimed, Corrections Board Chairman Benny Magness said. The typical community correction inmate, according to the report, is a white man, under 29 years old, has a high school diploma ...


  7. On prisoner tally, look out, task force is toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... After hearing that a "flat" prison admission rate would result in the 16 percent prison population increase, Benny Magness, chairman of the Board of Corrections and a committee member, said, "Well, we have to go less than flat." As of Wednesday, ...


  8. Arkansas's prison population continues to climbRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    ... is one of the only, or perhaps the only, states that refers all new felony charges for revocation, said Benny Magness , chair of the Board of Corrections. Because of those rule changes, the state's recent rapid growth has been fueled by parole ...


  9. Gov. Hutchinson announces new feed mill in Region 8 townRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    BATESVILLE, AR - The CEO of Ozark Mountain Poultry made an economic announcement in Batesville Saturday afternoon. Ed Fryar said OMP is building a new feed mill in Magness and a new plant in Batesville.


  10. Independence County receives $1.25 million economic grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | The Courier

    ... be used for infrastructure such as an access road and a rail spur near Ozark Mountain Poultry's new feed mill in Magness - about 12 miles southeast of Batesville. Ozark Mountain Poultry is building a $30 million feed mill that will triple production ...


  11. Independence County tests cheaper road repair methodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    ... this method in three different places: Thompson Drive in Floral, Union Hill Road in Pleasant Plains and one in the Magness area. Judge Griffin said the only complaint from the public is the loose gravel on the road. He said homeowners grew ... 4 comments

  12. Gov. Hutchinson appoints members to Criminal Justice Oversight Task ForceRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | The City Wire

    ... Hutchinson, Senate Judiciary Chairman Rep. Matthew Shepherd, House of Representatives Judiciary Chairman Benny Magness, chairman, Arkansas Board of Corrections John Felts, chairman, Arkansas Parole Board Wendy Kelley, director, Department of ...


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