To submit your group event to our coming events calendar, bring information by the Banner-News office at 130 S. Washington Ave.; mail it to P.O. Box 100, Magnolia, AR 71754-0100; email it to [email protected] ; fax it to 870-234-2551; or call 870-234-5130. Events will appear as space allows.


The Southwest Arkansas Planning and Development District Board of Directors will meet at 10:30 a.m. at SWAPDD Inc., 101 Harvey Couch Blvd, Magnolia, AR. The executive committee will meet at 9 a.m.

THURSDAY - July 11

The Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training will hold its regular scheduled meeting at 10 a.m. at the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy in East Camden.


The Columbia/Lafayette County Unit of the Arkansas Retired Teachers Association will meet at 1 p.m. in FBC Bus Barn. The greeter will be Anna Graham and the hostesses will be Anne Hughes and Roxanne Lamkin. John K. Ross will give the program concerning Elder Law and Estate Planning. The special project this month is the Battered Woman’s Shelter. For more information contact Elizabeth Tye at 870-234-3497 or 870-904-0382.

SATURDAY - July 20

The Magnolia High School Class of 1989 will hold a 30-year high school reunion on Saturday, July 20, 2019. Contact Sonya Taylor Archer for more details at our Facebook page, Magnolia Arkansas Class of 1989.

THURSDAY - Aug. 29

The Magnolia and Columbia County Literacy Council presents the First Annual Adult Spelling Bee at Central Hub, 104 N. Washington Street, Magnolia, AR 71753. Return the entry form to Lisa Antoon at 104 Harvey Couch Blvd., Magnolia, AR 71753, or via e-mail at [email protected]. There are cash prizes for first, second, and third place as well as team spirit.

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