Monthly Archives: July 2010

Strive for Justice meeting

Curious about what happened last night at the Columbia County NAACP’s ‘Strive for Justice’ meeting? Get all the details in today’s Banner-News.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Got entertainment?

The Banner-News Blog is seeking photos, appearance schedules and general news about local bands and entertainers. If you (or someone you know) are in a band or are planning a public performance of some kind, let us know about it. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Ready to get hot(ter)?

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Heat advisories were posted from the Carolinas to the Great Plains as the South continued to roast Friday under temperatures and humidity that made beaches feel more like bakeries, reports the Associated Press.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Rankin speaks out against Arlington National Cemetery measure

Magnolia, AR — Congressional candidate Beth Anne Rankin said she is infuriated by the announcement Thursday that as many as 6,600 graves in Arlington National Cemetery could be unmarked or mislabeled. “Arlington National Cemetery is America’s most hallowed ground. It … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Cancel that . . .

WASHINGTON D.C. – Senators Mark Pryor (D-AR) and John Ensign (R-NV) will NOT travel to the Gulf Coast Friday to discuss response efforts to the BP oil disaster. Flight delays have postponed their trip, according to updated information released by … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Pryor to visit Gulf Coast, probe oil spill

WASHINGTON D.C. – Senators Mark Pryor (D-AR) and John Ensign (R-NV) will travel to the Gulf Coast Friday to discuss response efforts to the BP oil disaster. As Chairman and Ranking Member of the Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on State, Local, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Arkansas ranks third in commercial catfish production

Commercial catfish operations in Arkansas had 27.7 million foodsize fish on hand as of July 1, down 32 percent from last year. In spite of the decrease, however, the state still ranked third in the nation in commercial catfish production, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Magnolia at Dusk

Can you identify where this photo was taken? (Hint: It’s inside Magnolia’s city limits!)

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

‘Go with what you feel’

That’s what Cubs Scouting Director Tim Wilken had to say about first-round pick Hayden Simpson. To read what Wilken said about Simpson to the Idaho Press-Tribune, check out this link: http://www.idahopress.com/sports/article_582b29f8-96f1-11df-a011-001cc4c002e0.html

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Early harvest?

Plenty of Arkansas farmers are getting ready for an early harvest, which will likely bring them better prices because supplies are tight before the nation’s harvest gets into full swing, reports the Associated Press. The favorable weather in the state … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment