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November, 2018

  • 7 November

    John Nicklos Marshall

    John Nicklos Marshall, age 88, of Pine Ridge, died Saturday, November 3, 2018 at John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital in Little Rock.  He was born on Sunday, November 2, 1930 to Herman Paul and Irene Risenhoover Marshall in Pine Ridge, Arkansas. John served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict and was honorable discharged in December 1953.  After ...

  • 7 November

    Clark Wilson Moore

    Clark Wilson Moore, age 65, passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at Willard Walker Hospice Home in Fayetteville. He was born on June 27, 1953, in Texarkana, Arkansas, to Billy Ray and Pauline (Lee) Moore. He is preceded in death by his parents. Clark worked for the University of Arkansas for thirty-seven years. He was the worlds best father ...

  • 7 November

    Acorn Cross Country

    Acorn Sr. Boys and Girls competed in the State Cross Country Championships last Friday, Nov. 2nd at Oaklawn in Hot Springs. In the Sr. Boys division Acorn’s Freshman Justice Neufeld was the overall champion, outpacing the large field of 225 runners.  Justice ran over the rain-soaked course to take first in 18:06.6.  Justice paced himself for the first 2 miles and put himself ...

  • 7 November

    November 7, 2018

  • 7 November

    Polk County Births

    The weekly birth report for Mena Regional Health System for October 26, 2018 through November 2, 2018 is as follows: Molly and Dustin Willis of Mena, Arkansas are the proud parent of a baby girl born October 30th. Brenda and Pedro Hernandez of Waldron, Arkansas are the proud parent of a baby boy born October 30th. Charolette Davasher and Shawn Goss of Mena, Arkansas ...

  • 6 November

    Unofficial Polk County 2018 General Election results

    The Polk County 2018 General Election was held yesterday with only a little over 50% of registered voters turning out to vote. The county has 11,976 registered voters; 6,077 votes were actually cast. The unofficial results of the Polk County election are as follows: RESULTS FOR THE CITY OF MENA: City of Mena Mayoral Results: The three candidates for Mayor ...

October, 2018

  • 31 October

    October 31, 2018

  • 31 October

    Polk County Births

    The weekly birth report for Mena Regional Health System for October 19, 2018 through October 26, 2018 is as follows: Tamara Thomas of Mena, Arkansas is the proud parent of a baby girl born October 20th. Teri and Robin Lehnerd of Hatfield, Arkansas are the proud parent of a baby boy born October 22nd. Tara Young and Thomas A. Kizziar of Mena, Arkansas are ...

  • 29 October

    Mena Daylight Trick-or-Treat and trick-or-treating rescheduled due to weather

    Chances of rain and severe weather have changed Mena’s Daylight Trick-or-Treat event from Wed., Oct. 31 to Tues., Oct. 30 from 4-5 p.m. Businesses and organizations will still have some awesome treats to be given out. Because of the weather chances, Mena Mayor George McKee, the City of Mena, and the Mena/Polk County Chamber of Commerce ask that residents open their homes to ...

  • 25 October


    Gov. Asa Hutchinson and other state officials presented grants totaling more than $4.4 million to 65 Arkansas communities and counties at a ceremony held Oct. 18 at the Arkansas State Capitol. The grants fall into one of four programs administered by Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC): Community Development Block Grants, Rural Services Block Grants, Rural Community Grants, and County Fair ...