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Mena Police Department Reports for weeks of May 13, 2018 through May 19, 2018

May 13 &14, 2018 Robert Thrash, 19, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant.   May 15, 2018 Report was made of a missing wallet.  Case is pending further information. Darren Mullins, 49, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Chad N. Watts, 27, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant from the Mena Police Department.   May ...

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Acorn High School Scholarship Information 2017-18

Zane Barr, a senior at Acorn High School, plans to attend The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and major in Chemical Engineering. Zane has been awarded the Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship valued at $40,000 and the Chancellor’s Scholarship valued at $32,000. Zane is the eighteen year old son of Mike & Jessica Barr of Mena. Tori Barrett, a senior at Acorn ...

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ACORN HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC AWARDS 2017-2018

The following awards were presented to students at the Academic Awards Banquet on Tuesday, May 8, 2018.   TEACHER:         STUDENT:                    AWARD:   Mr. Barr:                     Stran Strother                         Quantitative Literacy Zane Barr                                Physics Sarah Wallace                         Algebra I Kaelin Harding                       Math 7 Gage Mortimer                        Pre-Algebra 8th   Ms. Haggard:              Chassie Wornick                     Computer Business Applications        ...

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Arkansas Primaries

The Arkansas Primaries are Tuesday, May 22nd. Polls will open at 7:30 am and remain open until 7:30 pm. To vote in the election, you must be a US Citizen, Arkansas resident, age 18, not presently adjudged mentally incompetent, not convicted of a felony without having your sentence discharged or pardoned, and not claiming the right to vote in another ...

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Judy Caroline Rhodes

Judy Caroline Rhodes age 65 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018 in Mena. Judy was born on June 7, 1952 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Leon May and the late Millie Johnston May. She was married to Bill Rhodes and was a thoughtful and loving homemaker. Judy and Bill loved to travel in the RV, enjoying ...

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Mrs. Betty Jane Wilson Pate

Mrs. Betty Jane Wilson Pate age 79, formerly of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018 in Rockaway Beach, Missouri. Betty was born on May 12, 1938 in Norman, Arkansas to the late Elmer Lee Wilson and the late Jimmie Ruth Abernathy.  She was married to Elijah C. Pate for 53 wonderful years. Betty enjoyed telling people about the Lord ...

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CASA Announces Spring Fundraiser – ‘I Support CASA Day: May 15th

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) is a local 501c3 organization that advocates on behalf of children placed in foster care and depends on the support of grants, the local community, and volunteers to serve the more than 60 children currently in foster care in Polk and Sevier Counties. Executive Director Cynthia Martin is asking for the community’s continued support for ...

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Mr. William “Mike” Peek

Mr. William “Mike” Peek age 78 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018 in Mena surrounded by family. Mike was born on June 5, 1939 in DeQueen, Arkansas to the late William Loit Peek and the late Mary Dell Graves Peek.  He was happily married to Patricia Gail Peek for 58 years. Mike was a partner of Hatfield Lumber ...

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HHE Retirement Reception Planned for Doris Wells

It is with heavy hearts that WE at Holly Harshman Elementary announce the retirement of Doris Wells.  WE have been blessed with Mrs. Wells’ service since 1999.  After loving and teaching more than 800 students in her career in Mena, Mrs. Wells has decided to retire.  WE will miss her, but WE will also cherish her time with us and ...

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Relay for Life Moved

Relay for Life officials reported that the event has been moved from Janssen Park to the CMA Complex on Iron Mountain due to inclement weather.

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