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Magnolia Police Chief to Retire

Magnolia City Hall has announced that Glenn Maxwell, the Chief of the Magnolia Police Department, is retiring.   Chief Glenn Maxwell recently gave notice to Mayor Vann that he will retire from the Magnolia Police Department effective October 1, 2018.    Chief Maxwell was appointed as Chief of the Magnolia Police Department in December

Weather Changes in Football This Weekend

Due to continuous lightning delays, the Magnolia/Texarkana football game has been postponed to 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Panther Stadium. So, we will have a football doubleheader Saturday on Magnolia’s Country 99.1. We’ll go on the air at 1:45 with kickoff at 2:00 for the Panthers and Razorbacks. Then we’ll switch over to Southern

Columbia County Fair Winners Monday

The Columbia County Fair Queen and Junior Miss pageants were Monday night. The fair queen is Bryce Wagner. 1st Runner Up – Samantha Bobo 2nd Runner Up – Maleigh Moore 3rd Runner Up – MaKenna Greer Most Photogenic – Samantha Bobo The junior miss fair queen is Morgan Holly. 1st Runner Up – Peyton Chambers 2nd Runner

Fields Set for Municipal Elections

The fields are set for Columbia County’s Municipal Elections in November. The municipal filing period is now over; it ended at noon Friday. Here is the complete list of candidates from the Columbia County Clerk’s Office: 2018 MUNICIPAL RACES CITY OF MAGNOLIA Parnell Vann – Mayor Darrell Watson – Mayor Larry Talley – Alderman;

Municipal Filing Period Ends Friday (Update)

This is the list of the municipal candidates who have filed in the Columbia County Clerk’s office as of the end of the day, Wednesday, August 15th. Don’t forget, if you’re interested in running for office, the filing deadline is Friday, August 17th at noon. 2018 MUNICIPAL RACES CITY OF MAGNOLIA Parnell Vann – Mayor Larry

Burn Bans Lifted for Columbia & Lafayette Co.

The burn bans in Columbia and Lafayette Counties have been lifted, effective today. We got a good rainfall Sunday, that helped relieve the dry conditions. We received 1.28″ of rain Sunday in our rain gauge at our studios. Even though the burn ban has been lifted, you are still asked to use caution when burning. There are currently no burn

Reminisce With Harold Jameson on FOCUS

This week on FOCUS, our guest is Harold Jameson, a person you have been seeing at local sports events for 68 years or so, many of those as sports editor of the Magnolia Banner News and later as Sports Information Director at SAU. He deserves to be called Mr. Jameson, but please forgive me if I call him Harold; we’ve been on a first-name