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Amy Louise Pearce Keeling

Amy Louise Pearce Keeling, age 41, of Benton, Arkansas went to be with her Lord October 2, 2018.  Amy was born April 5, 1977 in Mena, Arkansas to Glenn Pearce and Madean Miller Pearce. She was united in marriage to John Keeling for 13 years.  She was a RN by profession.  Amy loved watching Dallas Cowboy’s football and enjoyed NASCAR and was an ...

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Rodger Olen Terrell

Rodger Olen Terrell, age 63, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, September 15, 2018 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Rodger was born on August 8, 1955 in Odesa, Texas to the late Jim Terrell and the late Gwendolyn Treva Ray Terrell. He was happily married to Lois Beaty Terrell. Rodger enjoyed doing all kinds of different projects, basically an entrepreneur of ...

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Michael Wayne Howell

Michael Wayne Howell, age 57, of Board Camp, died Thursday, September 13, 2018 in Collierville, Tennessee.  He was born on Friday, June 16, 1961 to James Richard and Jeanette Pinkston Howell in Memphis, Tennessee. Mike lived his life serving the Lord, his family and others.  He was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church in Shady.  Mike loved his ...

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Barbara Joe Ann Bird

Barbara Joe Ann Bird, age 74, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Barbara was born on April 19, 1944 in Boulder, Colorado to the late Woodrow Wilson Elkins and the late Faye­­­­ Meile Elkins. She was happily married to Gary Bird. Barbara was a wonderful cook and enjoyed her cookbooks.  She had a servant’s ...

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Robert Douglas “Brooks” Barron

Robert Douglas “Brooks” Barron, age 80, of Mena passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018 in DeQueen, Arkansas. He was born in Sugarland, Texas on August 29, 1938 to the late Wyman Hubbard Barron and the late Nora Mae Martin Barron. He was married to the love of his life Ann Robertson Barron for 59 amazing years. Brooks was a rancher ...

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SHERIFF’S LOG

SHERIFF’S LOG The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of September 3, 2018 – September 9, 2018. 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 ...

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William Huff

William Huff age 82 of Watson, Oklahoma passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018 in Burleson, Texas. William was born July 11, 1936 in Watson, Oklahoma to the late Melvin Huff and Carrie Clement Huff. He worked as an Electrician for many years and proudly served his country in the United States Navy.  William was very active in hunting and fishing with ...

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Mena Police Department Reports for week of August 26, 2018 through September 1, 2018 follows:

August 26 & 27, 2018 Report was made of a theft (shoplifting) from a local retail store.  Case is pending review of surveillance tapes. A counterfeit $50.00 bill was submitted to officers.  It had been received at a local business.  Case is pending. Report was made of an ongoing issue between two neighbors.  No charges have been filed at this time. August 28, 2018 ...

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SHERIFF’S LOG

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of August 27, 2018 – September 2, 2018. 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 ...

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 Adam Lee Davis

Adam Lee Davis age 41 of Mena Arkansas passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018 in Royal, Arkansas. He was born on June 20, 1977 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Jimmy Lee Davis and Debra Jane Westfall. He was a logger by profession. Adam was an outstanding and very outgoing young man, who loved life to the fullest. Always lending a ...

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