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October, 2016

  • 18 October

    Christian Motorcyclists Association – Breaking Down Barriers for Jesus

    BY RICK WRIGHT – The Christian Motorcyclists Association (CMA) has grown into a worldwide ministry with thousands of members across the United States and in more than 30 countries around the world. Because of the efforts of CMA members, millions of lives around the world have been impacted for the cause of Christ. And since its inception, CMA has been ...

  • 11 October

    Sondra’s Cherry Hill Cafe

    BY RICK WRIGHT – Next to an iconic 100-plus year old admired Victorian home in Cherry Hill, is a small quaint southern diner dishing up some of the biggest portions of the area’s finest genuinely homemade southern favorites and equally large hospitality! Sondra Nation has owned the café for seven years and hand makes the dishes served. “We are known ...

  • 5 October

    Board Camp Crystal Mine – Where Nature’s Best Quartz Crystal is Found in Droves

    BY RICK WRIGHT – Board Camp Crystal Mine (10 miles from Mena on Highway 8 East and Polk County Road 62) is owned and operated by Orville and Cheryl Murphy. The Crystal Mine was discovered in 2008 and certified by the federal and state governments to be opened to the public in 2012. The surface is literally scattered with quartz ...

September, 2016

  • 28 September

    Miller Veterinarian Services – Caring for Your Small Pets

    BY RICK WRIGHT – Miller Veterinarian Services, with Veterinarian Teresa Miller, is located at 2616 Highway 88 East of Mena in what use to be Dr. Pitchford’s Animal Clinic. Teresa graduated from Cove High School in 1984. “I originally received a degree in Business Managment,” said Dr. Miller. “I worked for Tyson Foods in the accounting department for several years. ...

  • 20 September

    Lakeside Metal/A-1 Trailer Sales – Meeting Your Custom Needs

    BY RICK WRIGHT – Lakeside Metal/A-1 Trailer Sales is located at 2610 Highway 88 East Mena, and is owned by John and Susan Herring. The Herrings opened at their present location in January, 2000. The Herrings are well-known for the custom abilities and attention to detail in craftsmanship.  Assisting the Herrings is Scott Rodgers who works what they call “the ...

  • 13 September

    Diamond Bank – Treating Their Customers Like Jewels

    BY RICK WRIGHT – Tim Clark is the Market President of the Diamond Bank Mena Branch, located at 203 Highway 71 North in Mena. “I’ve been here for three years,” said Clark “Business is good. We have a lot of residential real estate loans going and also we have commercial real estate including poultry, and other farms.” Diamond Bank has ...

  • 7 September

    Cove Supply – Farm Supply You Can Count On

    BY RICK WRIGHT – Cove Supply, located on the corner of Highway 71 South and Highway 4 in Cove, has been serving the people of this community and the surrounding area for over seven years. The store is owned by Terry Scott and managed by Edwin McIntyre. “This is a good place to be,” said McIntyre. “I was born and ...

August, 2016

  • 30 August

    Scotty’s – Hometown Convenience at its Best

    BY RICK WRIGHT – Scotty’s, located on Highway 71 South in Cove, has been serving up biscuits, chicken strips, burgers, fish and more for breakfast, lunch and dinner for many years under owner and founder, Terry Scott. That tradition of excellence continues under the present owner, Denise Provence. Provence took over Scotty’s in June of 2015 and business has been ...

  • 23 August

    Cossatot Senior Center – A Place to Feel at Home

    BY RICK WRIGHT – The Cossatot Senior Center just north of Wickes, about one mile from the Lighthouse, delivers meals to the homebound, Monday through Friday, and serves lunch at the center at 11:45 a.m. The Center has music three days a week, played by local musicians. Bingo is held twice a week and they play dominos and build puzzles ...

  • 17 August

    TJ’s Country Store – Small Town Atmosphere with Big Community Love

    BY RICK WRIGHT – Tim and Leona Scott purchased a convenience store in Hatfield, Arkansas. After remodeling, TJ’s opened their doors January 1st 2014 and has been going strong ever since. “We were living in Tulsa, Oklahoma when Terry Scott, Tim’s dad, informed us that this business was for sale,” said Leona. “We had been looking at coming back home. ...