Monthly Archives: February 2011

Whew, what a busy day!

We’ve been swamped with local news assignments this morning, so please forgive the delay in posting here to the Blog this morning .  . . fortunately, though, we’re (almost!) caught up and now we’re ready to give you a (slightly) … Continue reading

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‘The Last Date’

We had an awesome time last night at Magnolia Arts’ production of ‘The Last Date.’ No, we won’t give you any hints on “who dunnit,” but we will tell you that if you’re attending tonight’s performance, be prepared to pay … Continue reading

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In today’s edition . . .

Left to right, Hal Schulz, Laura Crowell, Amanda Smith, Angela Lester and Dr. Paul Babbitt perform in last night’s Magnolia Arts Council production of, ‘The Last Date,’ written by Janet Rider-Babbitt. The performance will repeat tonight at 7 p.m. at … Continue reading

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Sweets for the sweet . . . .

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In today’s edition. . .

Make sure to pick up today’s print edition of the Banner-News where you’ll learn all about ‘Tire-gate,” and the latest controversy to face Magnolia’s political forum. Mayor Vann has come under fire recently for some decisions concerning the Magnolia Police … Continue reading

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SAU signs 2 more football players

Southern Arkansas Coach Bill Keopple has announced the signing of two more players to the Mulerider football program in McKinney (Boyd), Texas kicker/punter Taylor Symmank (6-2, 170) and Poteet, Texas wide receiver Justin Velasquez(5-6, 160). Taylor, who received offers from Tarleton State (Texas), Southeastern Oklahoma State and others, handled … Continue reading

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Strolling the snowy square. . .

Footprints in the snow . . . . we took a stroll around the Square a few minutes ago, and captured the following images, so if you’re stuck at home or in your office and wondering what the rest of … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Magnolia schools to close at 1:30 p.m. today

We’ve just received the official call from the Magnolia School District announcing that the school will close at 1:30 p.m. today. Buses will run regular routes at that time, school officials say. Help us spread the word to parents of … Continue reading

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Girls’ Night Out tomorrow!

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Snow is piling up . . . .

Yes, that’s the same snow gage we showed you earlier – with one tiny difference. In this photo, taken less than two minutes ago, the snow has accumulated to one inch. Twenty minutes ago, it was half that! Also, the … Continue reading

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