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Mena City Council Street Committee Informed About Road Improvements to Fairgrounds Road

(MENA)  Road improvements will be coming to motorists on Fairgrounds Road. Members of the streets committee heard from Mayor Seth Smith, about  plans to repair and repave Fairgrounds Road, in the southern end of the city. Smith said that after consulting with Polk County Judge Brandon Ellison, the city and county will be able to work together and help save ...

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Of Mice and Motors…at Lum and Abner Car Show

Hey you. Yeah you. The person with the classic car or truck in the garage. The one sitting there that looks like a million bees tried to pollinate it. You should wash that classic and enter it in the Lum and Abner Car Show on June 8th. I’m going to go into a small rant here. There are a lot ...

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Jazz Brunch Held at Mena Mountain Resort

(MENA)  Having different genres of music offered in a community that is accustomed to their typical blends of Country, Pop and Rock, may have found another type of music making its way into the hearts of many. Live Jazz music adorned customers during a Sunday brunch at the Mena Mountain Resort on Highway 71 North in Mena. The local resort ...

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Reflections From Faith and History

-By Jeff Olson God, in His infinite wisdom and sovereignty, created and ordained three institutions: family, church, and government. It was, and still is, His design and will that each function within its biblically-ordained role and jurisdiction. It is His desire too that they serve in a co-dependent and complimentary but distinct capacity to create and maintain a free and ...

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UARM Women’s Soccer Announces Signing

(MENA)  Madison Zamudio made it official and will be a member of the UA – Rich Mountain Womens Soccer inaugural squad starting this Fall. Zamudio is a midfielder/striker from Coach Brian Byrd’s hometown in Mansfield, Texas. UA – Rich Mountain is also looking for high school talent! Head Soccer Coach Brian Byrd will be holding an upcoming Showcase Soccer ID ...

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HHE Awards Assembly Honored Students For Their Year-long Efforts

Submitted photo: On Wednesday, May 22nd Holly Harshman Elementary hosted their 2018-2019 School Awards in the Mena Performing Arts Center to a packed house of excited students, faculty, and family members.  Many awards/certificates graced the students as Principal Tamara Smart conducted the awards.  Among recognition for ambassadorship and citizenship, students accepted awards for reading programs, gifted and talented recognition and ...

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Standerfer Awarded Shelter Insurance Foundation Scholarship by Montgomery

The Shelter Foundation awarded a $2,000 scholarship to Halie Standerfer, a graduate of Mena High School by Shelter Agent Telissa Montgomery. Beginning the fall after the recipient’s high school graduation Standerfer can direct the scholsrahip funds toward tuition, fees, or campus housing for any course of study and leading to an academic degree at any accredited college or university. A ...

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Mena Native in Home Run Derby

(LAKE CHARLES)  McNeese baseball will open play in the 2019 Southland Conference Baseball Tournament as the No. 5 seed and will take on 4th-seeded Incarnate Word at 7 p.m. on Wednesday night at Constellation Field in Sugar Land, Texas. Prior to the start of the tournament, the 2nd Annual Southland Conference Home Run Derby will kick off tourney weekend on ...

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Water Issues for Residents in Cove

(COVE)  Members of Cove Town Council were apprised of a recent development with their water source. The town gets it water source from Gillham Lake. Recently, in trying to battle a fungus issue, officials there added too much chlorine into the lake and thus failed water quality tests samples. The Town of Hatfield also gets its water from Gillham Lake ...

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Summer Orientation Dates for UARM

(MENA)  The University of Arkansas – Rich Mountain has scheduled dates for students to have their Summer orientation session. There are only 3 sessions left to participate. Those dates are June 18, July 9, and July 23. Call (479)394-7622,  extension 1440 to reserve a timeslot or email admissions@uarichmountain.edu

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