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Reflections from History and Faith – A Time for Choosing By Jeff Olson

Honoring our nation’s presidents in February has been a tradition in America for a long time. Though the focus has been mostly on Washington and Lincoln, I thought it appropriate and timely to honor another who was born this month. I am including excerpts from two of his speeches which are still very relevant for us today. Ronald Wilson Reagan, ...

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Legislation To Cut concealed Carry Fee

Governor Asa Hutchinson’s desk will soon receive new legislation which would cut the cost of license fees for carrying a concealed handgun in half. In a 70-18 vote on Monday the Arkansas House approved the proposal to cut the initial filing fee for a concealed handgun from $100 to $50. The legislation would also cut the license renewal fee from ...

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It’s Time to Have Fun at the February Cash Mob

With several chilly or overcast dreary days behind us and predictions for more, it is time to brighten up the day with the “Triple A” themed Cash Mob this month.  This doesn’t mean the group will be waiting for the tow truck:  As the annual Academy Awards will be held later this month in Hollywood, the Mob will have the ...

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Acorn Teams Wrap Up 2A-Region 7 Conference Slate

The Acorn senior teams closed out their 2A-Region 7 conference schedule on the road Thursday night at Mount Ida in action heard live on KENA 104.1. The Lady Tigers were defeated by Mount Ida 73-43 to close out the league schedule with a record of 9-5. The Acorn girls are 15-13 overall. In senior boys action, Mount Ida defeated Acorn ...

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Cossatot River Lady Eagles win conference championship- knocking off highly regarded Danville

Friday night, Cossatot River gymnasium hosted a top ten senior girls match-up between the #2 ranked Danville Little Johns and the #8 ranked Cossatot River Lady Eagles in action heard live on KENA 104.1. The Danville Little Johns came into the game 23-1 on the season and on a 22-game winning streak. However, the Lady Eagles have been flying high ...

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Weekly Address

The 5.9 Tax Cut Plan I announced the details of my 5.9 Tax Cut at a news conference this week, and a few hours later, Senator Jonathan Dismang filed Senate Bill 211, the first step in making the tax cut law. Representative Joe Jett is the lead sponsor on the House side. This is the third phase of my three-part ...

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James Earl Turner passes League Certification program

The Arkansas Municipal League congratulates James Earl Turner, who has maintained his status as a Certified Municipal Official through the League’s Voluntary Certified Continuing Education Program. The certified municipal officials were honored at the League’s 2019 Winter Conference, held Jan. 16-18 in Little Rock. Numerous municipal officials representing cities and towns from across the state completed 21 hours of study ...

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MRHS receives portrait of the historic KCS Train Depot

Mitchell Berenson, Community IV Solutions President & CEO, recently presented a portrait of the historic KCS Train Depot to Mena Regional Health System.  The gift will be displayed in the Outpatient Infusion Center, located inside the hospital. Community IV Solutions is a company specifically designed to help rural hospitals develop an additional revenue system that benefits patients and the community. ...

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Mena Bearcats Drop Nail-Biters at Bauxite Friday

The Mena senior teams traveled to Bauxite Friday night and dropped a couple of tough losses to the Miners and Lady Miners. Bauxite nipped the Bearcats 55-52 in boys action, while the Lady Miners slipped past the LadyCats 35-33. With the 55-52 loss, the Mena boys fall to 8-2 in 4A-Region 7 conference play. The Bearcats, now 17-6 overall, still ...

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MENA SPLITS WITH DE QUEEN

The Mena Bearcats improved to 8-1 in 4A-Region 7 conference play with an impressive 69-45 win over DeQueen Tuesday night at the Union Bank Center in action heard live on KQOR 105.3. Meanwhile the LadyCats dropped a 56-45 decision to a tough DeQueen senior girls squad. The Bearcats fell behind 11-8 early on but exploded to go on an 8-0 ...

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