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January, 2019

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December, 2018

  • 20 December

    Wickes Elementary “Spelling Bee” Winners

    Wickes Elementary recently released the names of their Spelling Bee winners: 1st Grade: 1st Place; Beau Hennings; 2nd Place: Nataly Gonzalez-Antunez; 3rd Place: Tyrel Hennings. 2nd Grade: 1st Place: Lindsey Munoz; 2nd Place: Jenna Trinidad; 3rd Place: Elizabeth Goethal.  3rd Grade: 1st Place: Aliha Pena; 2nd Place: Serenity Fraser; 3rd Place: Ben Davis.  4th Grade: 1st Place: Kaleb Olalde; 2nd ...

  • 19 December

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    December 12, 2018

  • 10 December

    Lowell Gene Rose

    Lowell Gene Rose, age 78, of Mena, Arkansas, died Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at the Mena Manor Skilled Nursing and Rehab.  He was born on Tuesday, January 9, 1940 to Robert Lawrence and Willie Elise Sullivan Rose in Grannis, Arkansas. Gene as he was known by, loved three things in life; his Lord Jesus Christ, his family and his job.  ...

  • 6 December

    Shirley Blanche Clark

    Shirley Blanche Clark age 90, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2018 in Mena. Shirley was born on December 24, 1927 in Plunkettville, Oklahoma to the late Riley Cinnamon Dunagan and the late Lillie Pearl Gilbert Dunagan. She was the last of 9 children. Shirley was married to the love of life for 54 years, Billy Dick Clark ...

  • 6 December

    Lowell Gene Rose

    Lowell Gene Rose, age 78, of Mena, Arkansas, died Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at the Mena Manor Skilled Nursing and Rehab.  He was born on Tuesday, January 9, 1940 to Robert Lawrence and Willie Elise Sullivan Rose in Grannis, Arkansas. Gene as he was known by, loved three things in life; his Lord Jesus Christ, his family and his job.  ...

  • 6 December

    Helen M. Matthews

    Helen M. Matthews age 90, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 in Texas. She was born on September 11, 1928 in Waldron, Arkansas to the late John Ponder and the late Frances Godder.  Helen worked as an assembler for 3M Computers. She enjoyed life in her own way, doing things she loved. Most of all she was very ...

  • 5 December

    Community meeting to be held Friday

    A soldier should be one of the most respected members of a community because they have pledged their life to protect yours. Anything a soldier needs should be provided for them. Sadly suicide has become the tenth leading cause of death for military veterans in Arkansas and the rate is rising. The VA is asking for members of the community ...

  • 5 December

    Polk County Births

    The weekly birth report for Mena Regional Health System for November 21, 2018 through November 30, 2018 is as follows: Audrey and Travis Youmans of Mena, Arkansas are the proud parents of a baby girl born November 27th Summer and Brandon Backenstow of Mena, Arkansas are the proud parents of a baby boy born November 28th