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Lady Tigers Headed To Regionals Championship

BY EASTON LEONARD – Friday night, February 24th, the Acorn Lady Tigers took on the County Line Lady Indians in the Semi-Finals of the 1A Region 4 Girls Basketball Tournament at County Line High School. Acorn was led by Tori Barrett in the first quarter, as she scored 6 of the Lady Tigers seventeen points. The Lady Indians scored only ...

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First Winter Weather of 2017 Moves In; CLOSINGS LISTED HERE

BY LEANN DILBECK – The first winter weather of 2017 moved into the area early Friday morning, causing all area schools to be closed, Friday, January 6.  Mena Public Schools, Ouachita River School District, Cossatot River School District and University of Arkansas – Rich Mountain all announcing closings for the day. Light snow continues to fall and temperatures are not ...

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BOLO Issued for Shooting Suspect

BY MELANIE BUCK – A local man is on the run following a shooting incident on Monday, October 31st, near Acorn. The Polk County Sheriff’s Department issued a BOLO (Be On the Look-Out) on Monday night just before 9 p.m. for Ed Martin, age 46, of Mena. Martin is a Caucasian male, 6’2”, approximately 160 lbs. He fled the scene ...

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No Injuries Following Minor Bus Incident

Mena bus number 43 transporting students to school this morning was involved in a minor incident on Hwy 71 South, just south of the old Pine Bowl, causing students to be transferred to another bus to finish their route to the various Mena campuses.  A rear tire of bus 43 fell off in a culvert while the bus was negotiating ...

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