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November, 2018

  • 26 November

    Virginia Anderson Smith

    Virginia Anderson Smith age 88 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2018 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. Virginia was born on October 26, 1930 in Brule, Nebraska to the late Amos Anderson and the late Calista Carpenter Cerreto.  She was married to the late Homer Smith until his passing in 2014. She was a loving homemaker to her family.  Virginia was ...

  • 26 November

    Dr. William Theodore (Ted) Shultz

    Dr. William Theodore (Ted) Shultz age 89 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday, November 18, 2018 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Dr. Shultz was born March 19, 1929 in Richland. Iowa to the late Fay Bond Shultz and the late Helen McLin Shultz.  He was happily married to Ruth Mae Bailey Shultz since August 12, 1951. Ted graduated from the University of ...

  • 14 November

    2018 Louise Durham Fall Festival

  • 14 November

    2018 Youth Hunt

    Area-wide youth display the deer harvested during this year’s Youth Hunt Weekend and beginning of modern gun season.

  • 14 November

    Polk County Births

    The weekly birth report for Mena Regional Health System for November 2, 2018 through November 9, 2018 is as follows: Holly and Max Hartwig of Mena, Arkansas are the proud parent of a baby boy born November 2nd. Bridget and Waymon Alexander of Wickes, Arkansas are the proud parent of a baby girl born November 5th. Tasha McQuarrie and Ricky James of Mena, Arkansas ...

  • 7 November

    Wreck on US Highway 71 delaying traffic

    A wreck involving at least one school bus and a vehicle on US Hwy. 71 south of Potter has traffic backed up in both directions. Traffic is being stopped between Shadow Mountain RV Park and  Iron Mountain. Authorities on scene are the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Mena Police Department, and Arkansas State Police. Several ambulances have been on scene transporting ...

  • 7 November

    F.H. “Bud” Wilburn

    F.H. “Bud” Wilburn, 83, of Mount Ida, AR passed away November 05, 2018 in Little Rock, AR. surrounded by his family. He was born July 13, 1935, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to the late Henry and Marguerite (Wegener) Wilburn. He is preceded in death by both his parents, one son Tim Wilburn, two brothers; Eddie and Hank Wilburn, and three sisters; ...

  • 7 November

    Nov. 6th Polk County Election Unofficial Results

  • 7 November

    T. C. Horn

    T. C. Horn, age 97, of Caddo Gap, passed away on Friday, November 2, 2018.   He was born on December 29, 1920 at Caddo Gap, the son of George Horn and Edie Robbins Horn.  On February 13, 1946, he was married to Jeanette “Tootsie” Rains Horn who preceded him in death on January 5, 1993.  He was also preceded in death ...

  • 7 November

    Sandra Kay Hill

    Sandra Kay Hill, age 78, of Mena, Arkansas, died, Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Monday, February 19, 1940 to Thomas Raymond and Helen Louise Dyer in Saginaw, Michigan. Sandra was a member of the Church of Christ of Latter-Day Saints and spent most of her life as a waitress ...