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Mena Middle School 2nd Nine Week Honor Roll and Merit List

The faculty of Mena Middle School has released the names of students who achieved Honor Roll and Merit List status. Those students are: All A’S – 6th grade – Elaina Aleshire, Jaxon Baber, Jocelyn Biard, Sohpia Brewer, Caroline Cannon, Taten Collins, Katrina Dixon, Hailey Emerson, Jaeli Fields, Amy Gragg, Breanna Parker, Nichole Philpot, Brenden Ricker, Casady Rode, Hudson Vacca, Sophia ...

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Wickes Elementary December Star Students

Wickes Elementary has announced their Star Students for the month of December 2017. Pictured are: Front Row (L-R) Jenna Trinidad, Jacqueline Teodoro, Allison Perez, Jesus Ruiz, and Jonny Aguilar; Middle Row (L-R) Citlally Ruiz, Leslie Esquivel, Kaydince Gray, and Fernando Cortes; Back Row (L-R) Jackson Dering, Emanuel Trinidad, Maria Perez, Nicole Martinez, Korey Wheeler, and Hayden Watson. Not Pictured: Jaynee ...

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Vandervoort Elementary School Releases 1st Semester Honor Roll

The following students have been recognized as having met the criteria to be listed on the first semester honor roll for the 2017-2018 school year at Vandervoort Elementary School, of the Cossatot River School District: Kindergarten – All A’s:  Alicia Aaron, Adelyn Barton, Alleigh Bennett, Vivi Brewer, Aiden Broach, Kadence Broach, Easton Bryce, Makenzie Butler, Isabelle Denham, Christopher Dickens, Adalyn ...

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Vandervoort Elementary School Releases 2nd 9 Weeks Honor Roll

Vandervoort Elementary of the Cossatot River School District has released the names of students who have been recognized as having met the criteria to be placed on the honor roll. Those students are: Kindergarten – All A’s: Alicia Aaron, Adelyn Barton, Alleigh Bennett, Vivi Brewer, Aiden Broach, Kadence Broach, Easton Bryce, Makenzie Butler, Isabelle Denham, Christopher Dickens, Adalyn Elder, Amelia ...

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VES Announces Perfect Attendance

The following students had perfect attendance at Vandervoort Elementary School for the first semester of the 2017-2018 school year: First Grade: Jace Shouse, Joslyn Watkins; Fifth Grade: Landon Case, Elijah Smith; Sixth Grade: Austin Bailey, Hunter Neal, Braylen Ralls, Desiree Ward. These students were announced as having perfect attendance for the second nine week period of the 2017-2018 school year: ...

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Shelter Insurance® Foundation and Telissa Montgomery Sponsor Local High School Scholarship

This spring, the Shelter Insurance Foundation will award a $2000 scholarship to a graduate of Mena High School.  Shelter Agent Telissa Montgomery sponsors and partially funds this scholarship. A committee of local high school officials and community leaders will select the local recipient.  The committee will consider each applicant’s scholastic achievements, educational goals, citizenship, moral character and participation and leadership ...

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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: January 8-14, 2018

January 8, 2018 Arrested was Robert A. Hamilton, 30, of Mena, on a Body Attachment Warrant. Arrested was Kristi H. Green, 24, of Talihina, OK, on a Warrant for Felony Failure to Appear. January 9, 2018 Report from a Vandervoort woman that her 13-year-old son was missing.  Investigation continues into his whereabouts. Report from a Mena woman of the theft ...

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Charlie Leoy “Big Dad” Slater

Charlie Leoy “Big Dad” Slater of Mena, Arkansas went to be with his Lord Monday, January 15, 2018 surrounded by his family, in Little Rock, Arkansas. Charlie was born June 6, 1943 in Waldron, Arkansas to Charlie Slater and Edna Elizabeth McEntire Slater. Charlie was 74 years old. He adored his precious dog, Little Bit and love to go fishing, ...

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University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Announces Fall 2017 Honor Recipients

The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain has announced the students named to the Chancellor’s List and Vice Chancellor’s List who were enrolled for the fall 2017 semester. Students named to the Chancellor’s List are full-time, current students who complete 12 semester credit hours or more, excluding developmental coursework, and earn a 4.0 grade point average or higher. The Chancellor’s List for the ...

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Hawkins Family Continues Scholarship Support

SUBMITTED – On December 19th, Edgar and Sue Hawkins presented the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Foundation with a $10,000 donation to continue their support in building additional endowments for the Nick Hawkins Endowment Scholarship Fund. The Nick Hawkins Endowment Scholarship Fund was established with the UA Rich Mountain Foundation in 2015 by Edgar and Sue Hawkins to honor the ...

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