Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Treasure Hunt is over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still find a treasure!

For those who were disappointed that they weren’t the lucky finder of this year’s $500 Blossom Festival Treasure Hunt, don’t be too upset – there is another Treasure Hunt going on, and you just might find your name on the … Continue reading

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Sand sculpture coming along nicely . . . and no need to worry about rain!

The Magnolia Arts-sponsored sand sculpture on the Courthouse Square is coming along nicely and is expected to be complete sometime tomorrow afternoon. And for all those visitors who have stopped to ask the artist what he’ll do if it rains, … Continue reading

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Want to know what the clues meant? We can tell you . . .

We just had a nice visit with the Official Treasure Hunt Clue Maker, and here’s the Clue Maker’s explanation of this year’s hints . . . (The explanations are in italics!) MONDAY Public space, not buried, the treasure is out! … Continue reading

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Meet the treasure hunt winner!

Meet Rustyn Quick, 24, of Magnolia, this year’s $500 Treasure Hunt winner! Quick found the treasure this morning attached to a pole at the covered area of the Farmers Market. Find out the details of his discovery in today’s Banner-News, … Continue reading

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BLOSSOM FESTIVAL TREASURE FOUND!

Congratulations to Rustyn Quick, who found the Blossom Festival Treasure this morning at the Farmers Market in Magnolia! Quick is the winner of the $500 treasure. According to Cammie Hambrice, director of the Chamber of Commerce, Quick found the treasured … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunters: Here are your clues thus far!

MONDAY Public space, not buried, the treasure is out! Find it too soon and other hunters will pout! Don’t trespass; your neighbor is bound to see red. It’s in plain sight, and it won’t be found over your head. TUESDAY … Continue reading

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Obama administration asks Congress for shorter drilling time

According to the Associated Press, the Obama administration is asking Congress to shorten the time energy companies get to start drilling on public lands they lease, as part of the government’s strategy to boost oil and gas production. Interior Secretary … Continue reading

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Have you seen the sand sculpture today?

We made our afternoon stroll around the Square and caught the sand sculpture artist, Ted Siebert, in action. As you can see, the story board he’s creating is coming along nicely, and it’s certainly attracting attention. We caught passers-by of … Continue reading

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What’s happening at the Columbia County Fairgrounds?

We’ve just returned from a tour of the Columbia County Fairgrounds with our friend Ken Sibley, who shared with us the details of recent improvements made to the fairgrounds’ riding arena, seen above. If you can pull your eyes from … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunters: Here is your afternoon clue! Happy Hunting!

MONDAY Public space, not buried, the treasure is out! Find it too soon and other hunters will pout! Don’t trespass; your neighbor is bound to see red. It’s in plain sight, and it won’t be found over your head. TUESDAY … Continue reading

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