Monthly Archives: May 2011

Winners in children’s divisions of Sidewalk Art Show announced

Janet Rider-Babbitt, director of Magnolia Arts, sent us the following complete list of winners in the 2011 Sidewalk Art Show. We’ll be publishing the complete list in tomorrow’s edition of the Banner-News, but our Blog followers are getting advance access … Continue reading

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And the winners are . . .

Winners in the World Championship Steak Cook-off were announced inside the Treasure Chest store due to rain. The winners are as follows: World Championship Steak Cook-off: Winner: United Steaks of America 1st runner up: Pardsy Que 2nd runner up: Smokin’ … Continue reading

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Want to know who took prizes in the CCAPS-sponsored Dog Show this morning?

This morning’s Blossom Festival Dog Show, sponsored by the Columbia County Animal Protection Society, brought dog lovers from across the region to Magnolia. Samara Morrison, pictured here with her best pal Dixie, won Best of Show. Judges were Angela Vann, … Continue reading

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Today’s Blossom Festival schedule includes . . .

EVENT SCHEDULE 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM: Antique Car Show 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM: 60th Annual Sidewalk Art Show 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM: Live Entertainment on the Farmers Bank West Stage 9:00 AM – All Day: Craft Show and … Continue reading

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Meet the winners of the Blossom Festival 5K Race!

Derek Roscoe (No. 158) took an early lead in this morning’s Blossom Festival 5K Run, and it paid off – Roscoe was the first to cross the finish line with a time of 18:50. The first female to cross the … Continue reading

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Fairground stands packed for Ultimate Bull Riding Challenge

Did you miss tonight’s Ultimate Bull Riding Challenge? Not to worry – we were there, and we’re proud to announce that Magnolia’s own Dusty Walker was the first bull rider to complete a qualifying ride! Walker scored 74 points and … Continue reading

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Local little cowboys and cowgirls take arena for ‘Mutton Bustin’ Kids’ Rodeo!

Young cowboys and cowgirls filled the riding arena at the Columbia County Fairgrounds tonight for the Kids’ Rodeo – the precursor to the Ultimate Bull Riding Challenge! We had a great time watching the youngsters enjoy their debut at Mutton … Continue reading

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Tampa ends Southern Arkansas University’s season

Tampa first baseman Shawn Pleffner’s one-out single up the middle scored shortstop Patrick Donahue from second with the winning run in the bottom of the 13th inning as the 13th-ranked Spartans ended No. 12 Southern Arkansas’ season with a 4-3 … Continue reading

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THIS JUST IN: MHS PANTHERS GAME POSTPONED UNTIL SATURDAY

Due to weather conditions, the Magnolia High School Panthers game, which was delayed earlier today until 5:15 p.m., has been postponed until noon, tomorrow. Coach Sisson tells us he’s been getting lots of calls from fans and parents asking about … Continue reading

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What’s happening on the Square right now?

If you’re on the Square this afternoon, stop by the windows of the Treasure Chest shop and see the awards for the winners of the World Championship Steak Cook-off! You’ll also get a peek at the awards (seen above) for … Continue reading

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