Breaking News

Billing User

Things are Hopping at Mena Art Gallery

BY BARBARA M. TOBIAS – As I’m sure many of you know, we are first and foremost an art gallery: We have different exhibits almost every month so there is always something interesting and beautiful on the walls. Right now it is the annual Ouachita Expressions competition. But that’s only the beginning: there’s something going on almost every day. Art ...

Read More »

Menus for County Schools – Friday, September 20, 2013

Mena Public Schools Breakfast:  Blueberry Elfin Loaf, Yogurt, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main:  Cowboy Cavatini, Tossed Salad, Roll, Green Beans, Side Kick, Milk Choice:   Chicken Sandwich, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Pickles, Green Beans, Fritos, Side Kick, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast:   Gravy (Chocolate or White), Biscuit, Juice, Milk Lunch:   Cheese Toast, Salad, Peaches, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast:   Breakfast Pizza, Fruit, Juice, Milk ...

Read More »

Menus for County Schools – Thursday, September 19, 2013

Mena Public Schools Breakfast:  Maple Burst Pancake, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main:  Chicken Quesadilla, Tortilla Chips & Salsa, Refried Beans, Orange, Milk Choice:   Hamburger, Tortilla Chips & Salsa, Refried Beans, Orange, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast:   French Toast Sticks, Juice, Milk Lunch:   Turkey/Cheese Sandwich, Sandwich Fixens, Corn on Cob, Sweet Potato, Fruit, Juice, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast:   Sausage Biscuit, Fruit, ...

Read More »

Menus for County Schools – Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Mena Public Schools Breakfast: Biscuit, Sausage Patty, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main:  Beef & Noodles, Mashed Potatoes, Baby Carrots, Oatmeal Cookie, Pineapple Tidbits, Milk Choice:   Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Baby Carrots, Oatmeal Cookie, Pineapple Tidbits, Roll, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast:   Cereal, Juice, Milk Lunch:   Beef Fingers, Mashed Potatoes, Blackeyed Peas, Apples, Roll, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast:   Ham & Cheese ...

Read More »

Polk County Sheriff’s Department – September 9 -15, 2013

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of September 9 – September 15, 2013.  The charges against those arrested are allegations and the cases are still pending in the courts.  Individuals charged and whose names appear in this column may submit documentation to us at a later date that the charges have been ...

Read More »

Mena Police Department – September 1 – 14, 2013

September 1, 2013 A local couple reported a cell phone missing from the console of their car.  A 10-year-old boy was charged with the theft. An 11-year-old girl was cited for theft of property after a cell phone was stolen from a vehicle.  The girl admitted to taking the phone. September 2, 2013 A local man reported the theft of ...

Read More »

Menus for County Schools – Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Mena Public Schools Breakfast:  Cherrios, Toast, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main:  Corn Dog, Garden Spinach Salad, French Fries, Apple, Milk Choice:   Turkey Sandwich, Lettuce & Tomatoes, French Fries, Apple, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast:   Eggs, Biscuits, Juice, Milk Lunch:   Chicken Fajita Salad, White Beans/Cornbread, Oranges, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast:   Biscuit & Gravy, Fruit, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Soft Taco, Lettuce/Tomato, Cheese/Salsa, Pinto ...

Read More »

Menus for County Schools – Monday, September 16

Mena Public Schools Breakfast:  Breakfast Pizza, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main:  Taco Soup, Crackers, Fresh Broccoli, Sliced Pears, Cookie, Milk Choice:   Burrito w/Cheese Sauce, Beans, Fresh Broccoli, Sliced Pears, Cookie, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast:  Sausage Pancake on a Stick, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Hamburger,Oven Fries, Lettuce/Tomato/Pickles, Veggies, Pearhalves, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast:   Pancake on a Stick, Fruit, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Chicken Strips, Macaroni ...

Read More »

Ladycat Volleyball Results

Mena vs Jessieville Jr. Varsity Mena won 2 games to 0 Sr. Jr. Varsity Mena won 2 games to 0 Sr High Varsity Mena won 3 games to 0 The Ladycats are coached by Brad Lyle.

Read More »

Backpack Food Program at Mena High School

Hailey Knitting and Natalie Rose (JAG students) are filling backpacks with groceries so needy students at Mena High School can have food on the weekends. This project was initiated by Rice Depot of Arkansas.  They continue to support us monthly, but many times we run out of food. Mrs. Sheila Johnson has been instrumental in administering this program at MHS. ...

Read More »