The Festival on the Rails Committee is sponsoring a

fundraiser to buy bricks for a walkway

from the Gazebo to the Veterans' Memorial in McNeil. 

The memorial was purchased with festival funds and the walkway

will be in memory or honor of any veteran.

Bricks can be purchased for $50.00 each in memory

of or in honor of any veteran who has

served or is serving, our country in the US Military. 

To purchase a brick contact

Terrie Triplet at 870-904-5605 or

Pork Chop Tickets

are available at

Price Tire, McNeil Water Office,

Columbia County Treasures Office

Tickets are $12.00

in Advance

.Festival Committee

President-Selena Blair-870-299-0494

Vice President-Rick Muncrief-870-949-1540

Secretary-Tonia Wood

Treasurer-Selena Blair

15th Annual

Festival on the Rails

​April 8th 2023

Featured Entertainment


Festival Events

Food Court

Arts/Crafts Boots

Car Show

Festival on the Rails Pageant

All Day Bingo

Baggo Tournament

Pork Chop Cook-Off and Dinner

Entertainment ALL Day

Fireworks at Dusk

Billstown was formed in 2008 by reuniting the members of The Campbell Family Band, with a few new additions. Billstown includes three generations of band members and a music variety. This group was originated by Gerald Campbell and Steve Campbell along with three of Steve's sons, Josh, Sean, and Wes as well as a couple of good friends Mitch Allgood and Andrew Henderson. For more information contact Steve Campbell @ (870) 403-7348.  

Registration and Rules Contact

Tim Wood  870-904-3009

Pork Chop Cook-Off

Sponsored by:


April 8th 2023

Winners announced at 7:00 PM

      1st Place:     $1400.00

   2nd Place:     $850.00

    3rd Place:     $600.00

    4th Place:     $400.00

​    5th Place:     $250.00

Souvenir knives provided by:

Reynolds Forestry

Pork Chops, Charcoal & Lighter Fluid Provided by: 

Mac's Fresh Market

Fishing Derby


Logoly State Park

April 1st 2023

For more information contact: 

Doug Fields

at 870-904-6845

Sponsored by: 

The First Baptist Church Brotherhood

Tickets are $15.00

the day of the Festival

Festival T-Shirts


Selena Blair 870-299-0494

Betty Burchfield 870-904-6470

Terrie Triplet 870-904-5605

Treasure Hunt

Prize $500

Clues Begin April 3rd

Sponsored by: Camden Iron & Metals, Inc


The Magnolia Reporter and at the

McNeil Water Office

Contact Information:

General Information-McNeil Water Office-870-695-3641

Pork Chop Cook-Off-Tim Wood-870-904-0204

Vendor Information-Sonia Hartsfield-870-904-0204

Baggo Tournament

April 9th

Entry Fee  $25.00

Starts at 12:00 PM

Practice Round 11:00

 1st Place:  $250.00

2nd Place:  $150.00

 3rd Place:  $ 50.00 


Jay Brown



Sponsored by: Everett Plating

Registration : 8:30-10:30am

Show : 10:00am - 2:00pm

Awards - 2:00pm


PRIZES - 15 Trophies and 

50/ 50 drawing


Dwight Hughes