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Shane Haarmeyer

State Capitol Week In Review

Each year there are more babies born in Arkansas with illegal drugs in their systems. The state Division of Children and Family Services has been keeping records since the legislature enacted Garrett’s Law in 2005. It is named after a child who was born in 2004 with crystal methamphetamine in his body, and who lived only a few months. The ...

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Dorothy Smith Womack

Dorothy Smith Womack age 86 passed away Monday, May 28, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas. She was born in Lawton, Oklahoma on December 15, 1931 to the late Cullis and Ada Humphreys. Dorothy was married to the late Gene Smith on December 20, 1949. She was a member of the Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church in Cove, Arkansas. Dorothy was a loving ...

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Milton Martin Harned

Milton Martin Harned, age 87, of Mena, Arkansas passed away May 25, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas. Milton was born in Ft. Worth, Texas on September 3, 1930 to the late Walter Thomas Harned and the late Jewell Miller Harned.  He worked as a Machinist for many years.  He loved NASCAR and greatly enjoyed good music.  Some of his favorites were Elvis, Johnny Cash ...

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Tommy Lee Woods, Jr.

Tommy Lee Woods, Jr. age 50 of Cove Arkansas passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018 in Cove. Tommy was born in Batesville, Mississippi on November 7, 1967 to the late Tommy L. Woods Sr and Dorothy “Dot” Youmans Hooper. He was married to Patricia Bailey Woods. Tommy worked for Hatfield Lumber Company as a shop foreman and mechanic. He attended ...

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Faith Walk Organized for Prayer, Encouragement

A Faith Walk has been organized for Saturday, June 9, from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. in Mena, beginning and ending at Janssen Park. This Faith Walk event is open to everyone to participate in, with no cost or commitment required to take part in an opportunity of spending time walking, praying, shedding stress, and communicating with God through a ...

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ATTORNEY GENERAL ALERT: Scammers Use Fake Sweepstakes to Steal Cash

Any prize that requires a processing fee or personal financial information is a scam. Con artists are trying to convince Arkansans that they have won a sweepstakes or lottery but in order to get the prize, they must pay a fee or fill out a form to provide banking information for the scammer to “deposit the money.” “A legitimate prize ...

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May Star Students for Wickes Elementary

Front Row (L-R) Kimber Hayes, Tyrel Hennings, and Jackson McGough Middle Row (L-R) Kailee Hill, Isai Esquivel, Raul Rodriguez, Kinnah Ferguson, andRaeleigh Speight Back Row (L-R) Nahomi Ruiz, Yesenia Vasquez-Antunez, Carolina March, Brayden Chambers, Kody Bailey, a nd Cooper Hayes Not Pictured: Tony Flores, Karlie Hernandez, Alexander Sherrouse, and Charlie Kate Tadlock,

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Alexis Tumbleson Selected To Attend ASMSA

Alexis Tumbleson of Wickes, Arkansas was selected to attend The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts in Hot Springs for her upcoming junior and senior years of high school.  Alexis just completed her sophomore year at Cossatot River High School in Cove, Arkansas where she was heavily involved in the EAST program, maintained membership in the National Honors ...

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Jerry Morton Dover

Jerry Morton Dover, 85 died Thursday, May 24, 2018 in Mena.  He was born to Delter (Dan) Dover and Viva Herring Dover on March 7, 1933 in Hatfield, Arkansas.Jerry worked many years as an engineer for Phillips Oil Co., Texas Instruments, and E-Systems. He was a licensed pilot and enjoyed flying his own private planes. He was a longtime member of ...

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SHERIFF’S LOG for the week of May 14, 2018 – May 20, 2018

SHERIFF’S LOG The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of May 14, 2018 – May 20, 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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