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MJCL Food Packs for Children-Updated

UPDATE: There have been a couple changes to locations. See the poster below.   Many children in Columbia County go without food when they aren’t in school. This is why Magnolia Junior Charity League, Harvest Food Bank, and local churches across Columbia County have joined together to provide meals to children in need this summer. We will

Magnolia School District Retirees

Six teachers and one counselor will retire from the Magnolia School District at the end of the 2020 school year. Renee Bailey – teacher Rose Biley – teacher Mandy Headrick – counselor Joni Lee – teacher Kaye Minter – teacher Annie Witcher – teacher THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE TO THE CHILDREN! ENJOY YOUR RETIREMENT.

LifeShare Blood Drives

The blood supply is still very low. There are many opportunities coming up for you to donate. LifeShare Blood Center is the sole supplier of blood products for Magnolia Regional Medical Center and many other medical facilities. Friday, May 29th, 2 pm – 6:30 pm at Atwood’s in Magnolia. Sunday, May 31st, 12 pm – 5 pm at Magnolia

Magnolia Radio Sports Classics May 15 & 16

Join us again this week for more Magnolia Radio Sports Classics on MAGNOLIA’S COUNTRY 99.1 FM. Yes, this is our final weekend of Sports Classics. We’re keeping our fingers crossed that we’ll be back in the booth for live action in the fall, and hope to see you in the seats. Of course, that is all still to be decided. For now, let us enjoy

SAU Football & Baseball-This Week’s Classics

Mulerider football suffered a slump from 2006 through 2011 with no more than 3 wins in a season during that 6-year span. But in 2012, SAU got 3 wins in their first 3 games, and then they were off to Monticello in search of their fourth straight win. We’ll have that game Friday night. Then Saturday, we’ll be in Millington, Tennessee for the

AAA Extends “Covid-19 Dead Period” For Schools

Due to the continued spreading of the COVID-19, and after the announcement of the closure of Arkansas schools through the end of the school year, the AAA will extend the “Covid-19 Dead Period” for all AAA member schools through May 30, 2020. During this time, coaches shall be prohibited from engaging in any type of face to face contact

Campgrounds & Restrooms Closed at Lake Columbia

The campground and public restrooms at Lake Columbia are closed, effective immediately and until further notice. This action has been taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Current campers will be allowed to finish their stays, but no new campers will be accepted. The park at Lake Columbia remains open, but again with no restroom

Cancellations & Changes in Business

*KNOWN CANCELLATIONS AND CHANGES IN BUSINESS* **from the Magnolia/Columbia Co. Chamber of Commerce** —CANCELLATIONS AND POSTPONEMENTS— *All events at Mule Kick *Shamrock Shenanigans, Mule Kick and MSS – Postponed to later date *Burger King Grand Opening – Postponed *Let’s Talk Soft Skills Workshop, ASBTDC *After Hours

Governor Announces Arkansas Community Foundation

Governor Announces Arkansas Community Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund Assists in Pandemic Relief Little Rock, Ark. (April 5, 2020) – Arkansas Community Foundation announces a partnership with Gov. Asa Hutchinson asking Arkansans to make donations to the COVID-19 Relief Fund to assist in pandemic relief. All donations made to this fund will be

Magnolia City Parks Closed TFN

We received the following information late Wednesday afternoon from the city of Magnolia. “Due to the continual disregard of the serious threat COVID-19 could be to our community, we have unfortunately been forced to close all city parks until further notice. There have been many large gatherings and reported physical altercations in the