Magnolia has been selected by Union Pacific Railroad as an official Train Town, celebrating 150 years of railway history. A presentation of this award will be made at the Magnolia depot at 4 p.m. Feb. 12 and the public is invited.
Union Pacific officials will be on hand along with sponsors of the application including the Magnolia Historical Society and the Greater Magnolia Chamber of Commerce.
"We hope everyone will come out for this ceremony designating Magnolia as a Train Town," City of Magnolia Economic Development Coordinator Deborah Rose Miller said. "I think it is a tribute to Magnolia and an important note in the history of our city."
The Magnolia depot is located at 426 Melton St. in downtown Magnolia.