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October, 2018

  • 25 October

    Daylight Trick-or-Treat to be Wed., Oct. 31

    The annual Daylight Trick-or-Treat will be Wed., Oct. 31 from 4-5 p.m. The event is made possible through the efforts of Downtown Mena Merchants and kids of all ages are invited. Local businesses and organizations will be handing out candy and goodies along Mena Street and Sherwood Avenue. All businesses are invited to participate even if they are not located ...

  • 25 October

    Hannah McDonald crowned 2018 Mena Bearcat Homecoming Queen

    Heather Grabin/News Director        The Mena Bearcats didn’t let a little rain spoil their pageantry Friday night. Senior Hannah McDonald was crowned 2018 Mena Homecoming Queen and the Bearcats honored their queen with the annihilation of Waldron in a 49-0 win.    Making up the 2018 Homecoming Court were freshmen maids Cassidy Ashcraft and Sarah Grenier; sophomore maids ...

  • 25 October

    UA Rich Mountain Halloween Night cancelled

    The UA Rich Mountain SGA Halloween Night scheduled for tonight, Thurs., Oct. 25, has been cancelled due to weather.

  • 24 October

    2018 Mena Homecoming

  • 24 October

    2018 Acorn Homecoming

  • 24 October

    October 24, 2018

  • 24 October

    Polk County Births

    The weekly birth report for Mena Regional Health System for October 5, 2018 through October 19, 2018 is as follows: Christian Carpenter and Trevor Sims, of Waldron, Arkansas are the proud parents of a baby girl born October 13th. Terri Dehart and Kyle Robinson, of Hatfield, Arkansas are the proud parents of a baby boy born October 18th. Emily and Alex Madison, of Mena, ...

  • 24 October

    Jerry Wayne “Jake” Looney

    Jerry Wayne “Jake” Looney was born near the Nunley community outside of Mena, Arkansas on June 29, 1944. His parents were Lee and Eunice Looney. His mother died shortly after his birth so he was raised by his Uncle Clarence and Aunt Fairy Medford. He was preceded in death by his biological and foster parents, as well his three biological ...

  • 24 October

    SHERIFF’S LOG

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of October 15, 2018 – October 21, 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 ...

  • 24 October

    Mena Police Department Reports for the Week of October 14, 2018 through October 20, 2018

    October 14 & 15, 2018 Report was made of a suspicious individual asking questions about property for sale at a local residence.  Case pending. David Sinyard, 43, of Mena was arrested on several outstanding warrants from Polk County.   October 16, 2018 Gregg Brewer, 50, of Hatfield was charged with disorderly conduct after officers were called to a local office.   ...