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December, 2013

  • 17 December

    Rich Mountain Electric Cooperatives Inc.

    BY JACLYN ROSE- Electricity is a modern convenience that many people today take for granted.  Most people living in this current age do not know what it is like to walk into a room and not flip on a light switch or push a button to power up the television or charge their cell phones or personal electronics. When the ...

  • 9 December

    What-Knots – Antiques, Collectibles, and More!

    BY MICHAEL REISIG – What-Knots is Mena’s newest place for just about anything. Owners George and Beky O’Daniel have gathered together a variety of amazing items to satisfy the needs and desires of just about everyone – all under one roof. George O’Daniel was born in Levelland, Texas, but he has lived all over the world. His father was a ...

  • 3 December

    Stanley and Laurie Craig – Building Homes For Mena

    BY MICHAEL REISIG – Stanley Craig has been a homebuilder most of his working life. It’s what he likes – watching a new home take shape from foundation, to framing, to roofing, and his wife, Laurie, assists with house plans and color options. Together they have made an excellent combination in transforming Mena with attractive homes and subdivisions. Stanley Craig ...

November, 2013

  • 26 November

    The Davis Brothers and Their Really Great Corp.

    BY MICHAEL REISIG – Most of the time when we view a successful business and their owners we see it all with a little respect and perhaps some envy, but rarely do we see the challenges and the hard work that went into that success. The Davis brothers (Rick and George) are a great example of this. Gifted with a ...

  • 19 November

    Legacy Monuments – Recording in Stone

    BY MICHAEL REISIG – The expression, “written in stone,” has a sense of power and finality about it, because, let’s face it, once you get it in stone, it’s there to stay. That’s a large part of what Legacy Monuments is about, but it’s not all to do with final resting places. The company has a lighter side as well ...

  • 12 November

    JR Graphics and J&J Tire

    BY MICHAEL REISIG – Jimmie and Jeannie Jordan own an odd combination of businesses, but somehow it seems to work. Jeannie owns J.R Graphics, and Jimmie runs his longtime business called J&J Tire and Lube – all located in a building about a mile south of Cove on Highway 71 South. Jimmie was born and raised in Hatton but finished ...

  • 7 November

    Davita Dialysis In Mena

    BY MICHAEL REISIG – Hundreds of thousands of people in America suffer with kidney disease or potential kidney failure, but for years now there has been a solution – a gift from medicine and research – dialysis. If your doctor says you’re nearing stage 5 kidney disease and you need to start thinking about a transplant or dialysis treatment options ...

October, 2013

  • 29 October

    Studio at 1142 – More Than Just Hair

    BY MICHAEL REISIG – If you want to be pampered in luxury, the new Studio at 1142 Salon and Spa, located on Highway 8 East, next to Sophie’s Restaurant in Mena, is the place to go. Owner Lyn Watkins moved her establishment to this larger more accommodating location a couple of years ago and she has since taken Mena uptown ...

  • 23 October

    Four Winds Trading Post

    BY MICHAEL REISIG – There is no other place in Mena, or Polk County for that matter that displays and cherishes this country’s Native American heritage like The Four Winds Trading Post. The organization relocated in the early spring of this year, opening up in downtown Mena, on Mena Street, right next to The Skyline Café. Lyn Dilbeck, who is ...

  • 15 October

    Dream Spinners Christian Dance Company

    BY LEANN DILBECK – Dream Spinners Christian Dance Company is the long-time dream of Hatfield resident, Candace Riner. As a child living in Dardanelle, Riner was extremely introverted often hiding behind and tightly clinging to her Daddy’s leg in public. At age five, her parents enrolled her in baton twirling lessons in hopes that it would help with her shyness. Riner ...