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April, 2017

  • 26 April

    Boyd & Brown to be Married

    Harley and the late Jennifer Boyd, and Polly and the late Ernie Brown, all of Mena, would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Deanna Boyd and Alden Brown. The ceremony will be April 29, 2017 at 1 pm at Hanson’s Camp Wolf Creek, 752 County Road 57. Reception will follow. After a brief honeymoon the couple will ...

  • 26 April

    Polk County Births

    Jessica Laws and Roy Dandikar, of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born on April 17th. Amber Gage, of Wickes, is the proud mother of a baby girl, born on April 17th. Jessica Shewmake and Bascillio Vogel, of Oden, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born on April 17th. Kelli and Jerry Allen, of Hatfield, ...

  • 18 April

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: April 10-16, 2017

    April 10, 2017 Report of several forged checks on a closed account, totaling losses at $155.72.  Investigation continues. April 11, 2017 Arrested was Ed Martin, 46, of Mena, on a Bond Revocation Warrant. Report from complainant on Highway 246 West near Hatfield of damage done to a yard by an unknown vehicle. April 12,  2017 Report from complainant on Highway ...

  • 18 April

    Mena Police Department: April 9-15, 2017

    April 9, 2017 James Aron Jennings, 37, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to pay fines and court costs. Matthew Morrison, 27, of Hope was arrested on a felony warrant for probation violation. April 10, 2017 A local man reported the theft of a pressure washer from his yard.  Polk County Sheriff’s Deputies had recovered such ...

  • 18 April

    Mercy Child Advocacy Center of Mena – A Voice for the Voiceless

    BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – There are millions of them. People probably know them, talk to them, or live near them. They have a story to tell, but who will listen? These wanting their voices to be heard are abused children. Each year, millions of referrals are made to child protection agencies in hope that someone will be their voice. These ...

  • 18 April

    Donna Montgomery – A Friend to the Community

    BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – Everyone desires a good friend, someone they can share laughter with. Some of the friends we find ourselves closest with are the ones that seemed to come into our lives by chance. After some time though, these people are no longer friends they are family. Family is not something that people get the luxury of choosing, ...

  • 12 April

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: April 3-9, 2017

    April 3, 2017 Arrested was Cameron J. Rose, 26, of Hatton, on a Body Attachment Warrant. April 4, 2017 Report from complainant on Bolder Lane near Acorn of non-payment for timber. Investigation continues. Arrested was Erica L. Lester, 33, of Mena, on a Warrant for Theft of Property. Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Joshua B. ...

  • 12 April

    Mena Police Department: April 2-8, 2017

    April 2, 2017 Rodney Dale Morrison, 31, of Mena was charged with stalking, loitering, two counts of criminal trespass, resisting arrest after officers were called to a local residence. April 3, 2017 Report was taken of a window being shot out at a local business. The weapon appeared to have been a pellet gun. Case is pending further investigation. In two ...

  • 12 April

    Mountain Airframe – A Quality Experience

    BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – Mena is home for many hard working men and women who have, through their hard work, have not only made their lives better, but the community itself. For any business, community, or group to truly taste success, hard work will have to be one of the ingredients. David Bly once said, “Striving for success without hard ...

  • 12 April

    Linda Johnson – A Desire to Serve

    BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – Sometimes life brings you full circle to a similar place you have been, only to show you how much you have grown and life has changed. Often the things that we leave behind are the things that we learn to love again the next time. Linda Johnson grew up in a small town in southeast Ohio ...