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Ladycats Fall To Monticello; Finish Season

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last Wednesday, February 21st, the Mena Ladycats senior high basketball team took on the Monticello Lady Billies in the first round of the 4A South Regionals Basketball Tournament hosted by Monticello. The Ladycats stayed close to Monticello in the first quarter, trailing by just two, 11-9, going into the second. The Lady Billies began to sneak ...

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Lady Tigers & Tigers Headed To State Tournament

BY EASTON LEONARD – After exceptional performances in the 1A Region 4 Basketball Tournament, the Acorn senior girls and senior boys basketball teams are moving on to the 1A State Basketball Tournament in Morrilton. In rematches of the 1A 7 West District Tournament, both the Lady Tigers and Tigers took on the Kirby Lady Trojans and Trojans in the championship ...

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Lady Eagle End Season At Regionals

BY EASTON LEONARD – This past Thursday, February 22nd, the Cossatot River senior girls basketball team ended their season with a first round regionals loss to Junction City. The Lady Eagles fell short to the Lady Dragons by five, 39-34. With Cossatot’s season ending loss, the Lady Eagles finish their season with an impressive record of 23-7. Congratulations to Coach ...

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Polk County Births

Jessy and Christopher Brown, of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby boy born on February 16th. Barbara and Marc Rosson, of Gillham, are the proud parents of a baby girl born on February 20th

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Ouachita Little Theatre Continues Improvements

Recently it was announced that Ouachita Little Theatre has obtained an on-line system for membership renewal as well as new memberships.  If you are interested in a new membership, go online to olt.wildapricot.org and join OLT to buy season tickets.  If you are already an OLT member, you will receive an email notice when your subscription has run out and ...

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The Art of Hair at Mena Art Gallery

BY BARBARA M. TOBIAS – The reception for the March exhibit at Mena Art Gallery, The Art of Hair, will be from 1 to 3 pm on Saturday, March 3, at 607 Mena Street. Awards will be presented around 2 pm. You will find two types of display: photographs of models both before and after hairdressers have worked their magic and styles created on ...

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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: February 19-25, 2018

February 19, 2018 No reports were filed. February 20, 2018 Report from complainant on Bunny Hop Lane near Yocana of the theft of fuel and a steer, all valued at $660.00.  Investigation continues. February 21, 2018 Arrested was Santana E. Vaughn, 24, of Mena, on a Warrant for Delivery of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance and two counts of Delivery ...

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School Lunch Menus: February 27 – March 2, 2018

Acorn Public Schools: Monday Breakfast: PreK: Pancake wrap, fruit, milk. Grades K-12: Variety cereal, pancake wrap, syrup, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: PreK: Chicken parmesan, breadstick, green beans, fruit, milk. Grades K-5: Popcorn chicken, chicken parmesan, breadstick, green beans, fruit, salad bar, milk. Grades 6-12: Popcorn chicken, chicken parmesan, potato bar, breadstick, green beans, fruit, salad bar, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: ...

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Twining Workshop at Mena Art Gallery

BY BARBARA M. TOBIAS – Twining is a method of making rugs, purses, and a variety of other fabric-based creations from strips of fabric. It’s something like the rag rugs that your grandmother made, but done on a loom. Niki Dempsey is doing a twining workshop on Friday, March 9 from 11 am to 1 pm. The cost is $15.00 per person. ...

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OLT Continues Improvements

Recently it was announced that Ouachita Little Theatre has obtained an on-line system for membership renewal as well as new memberships.  If you are interested in a new membership, go online to olt.wildapricot.org and join OLT to buy season tickets.  If you are already an OLT member, you will receive an email notice when your subscription has run out and ...

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