Monthly Archives: August 2010

What to expect in today’s edition . . .

In today’s print edition of the Banner-News, look for the results of last week’s Reader Poll, the latest on the Wright murder trial, the details of Friday night’s fatality car accident and a who’s-who list of arrests made in Columbia … Continue reading

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The fair is coming!

The Columbia County Fair is set for Sept. 13-18 at the fairgrounds, and you’re invited! For all the details on this year’s events and competitions, grab a copy of The Sunday News – the county fair is the focus of … Continue reading

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Panel hears complaints on lotto machines

Vending machines that dispense lottery tickets are headed to Arkansas retailers, after a legislative committee reviewed rules governing the machines but took no action, reports the Associated Press. The Arkansas Lottery Commission Legislative Oversight Committee met Thursday and heard complaints … Continue reading

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Ross speaks in Magnolia

U.S Congressman Mike Ross spoke at a town hall meeting this morning in Magnolia. For all the details, pick up a copy of today’s print edition of the Banner-News, which will also have information about the Trozzie Turner hearing that … Continue reading

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Great campaigning opportunity for local candidates

Are you running for office and looking for a way to meet more voters? Or do you simply enjoy volunteerism and want a chance to participate in a great event? Sign up to take part in the the annual Senior … Continue reading

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What’s in today’s print edition of the Banner-News?

Looking for a few hints on what to expect in today’s newspaper? Satisfy your curiosity with the Banner-News Blog! In today’s print edition, look for a breaking story on a local wanted man who turned himself in after hiding from … Continue reading

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A Note to Banner-News Readers . . .

The Banner-News will publish letters to the editor endorsing local, state and national candidates until early voting opens on Oct. 18. Remember, though, that all letters must include the writer’s name and contact information for verification purposes. Anonymous letters will … Continue reading

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Farmers Bank & Trust sets date for speaker series

We’re told that FB&T will host its annual speaker at SAU on Oct. 18, but no word yet on who that speaker might be. We do know that the focus of the evening will be “current events,” and with this … Continue reading

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Ross to speak in Magnolia

Congressman Mike Ross (D), who is campaigning to keep the District 4 seat in the U.S. Congress, will be in Magnolia tomorrow at 9 a.m. for a town hall meeting at the Southern Arkansas University Business and Training Center, located … Continue reading

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Duncan: Schools should disclose more on teachers

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says schools across the country need to provide more data on student achievement so parents can know about teacher effectiveness and teachers can get better feedback on their work, reports the Associated Press. Duncan said … Continue reading

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