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James W. Hudson

James W. Hudson age 72 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 in Mena. James was born on January 25, 1947 in Henderson, Texas to the late Earl Dewayne Hudson and the late Vivian Lorene Williams Hudson. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force.  James and Becky were married for fifty-two wonderful years. James loved ...

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Mena A&P proposes stage for Janssen Park

A stage at Janssen Park was discussed in committee last Thursday at Mena City Hall. The proposed permanent stage would face northward near the springhouse and sit in what could be called a natural amphitheater in the northwest portion of the park. The stage would serve a great purpose during the annual Lum and Abner Festival during which it would ...

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Mena Art Gallery selling chance on an original Tyrone Lewis oil painting

    As a memorial to the late Mena native, Tyrone Lewis (1938 – 2013), SouthWest Artists, Inc. and the Mena Art Gallery will be raffling off one of the last paintings done by Tyrone. The painting is truly an appreciable investment as a collectors piece. Tickets may be purchased at the Mena Art Gallery and Mena Chamber of Commerce. ...

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Mena Bearcats’ Bowser, Strother signed letters of intent to play for OBU

    Mena Football Head Coach Tim Harper commended Matt Bowser and Brock Strother who signed letters of intent to play for Ouachita Baptist University next fall. At the signing on Wednesday, February 6th, the coach focused on their success as a culmination of their good decisions and character. “Here today we see the benefits of their hard work and ...

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7-4A Senior Girls District Basketball Tournament – Mena High School

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7-4A Senior Boys District Basketball Tournament – Mena High School

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7AA West Senior Girls District Basketball Tournament – Horatio High School

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7AA West Senior Boys District Basketball Tournament – Horatio High School

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Mena Temas sweep Arkadelphia on Senior Night

It was a fitting way for the seniors to go out Friday night on Senior Night at the Union Bank Center with wins over Arkadelphia in action heard live on KQOR 105.3. But there’s still work to do with the 4A-Region 7 Conference Tournament this week in Mena, and the regional tournament coming up next week, also at the Union ...

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Mena splits with Nashville, Feb. 5th

The Mena Bearcats claimed a share the 4A-Region 7 title Tuesday night at the Union Bank Center with a 62-50 victory over Nashville in action heard live on KQOR 105.3. With the win, the Bearcats will be the top seed in the conference tournament next week and automatically qualify for the regional tournament the following week. Mena will be hosting ...

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