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June, 2014

  • 11 June

    Mena Police Department – June 1-7, 2014

    The following information was received from Mena Police Department for the week of June 1-7, 2014.  The charges against those arrested are allegations and the cases are still pending in the courts.  Individuals charged and whose names appear in this column may submit documentation to us at a later date that the charges have been dismissed or that they have ...

  • 11 June

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department – June 1-11, 2014

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of June 2 – June 8, 2014.  The charges against those arrested are allegations and the cases are still pending in the courts.  Individuals charged and whose names appear in this column may submit documentation to us at a later date that the charges have been ...

  • 11 June

    The Fair Lady

    With family history in both retail and fashion, it is safe to say that the industry Amber Brewer, owner of The Fair Lady, has chosen is no surprise.  Locally born and raised, Brewer graduated from Mena High School in 2009 and went on to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from The University of ...

  • 10 June

    Norman and Opal Morgan – Bringing Music to Our Ears

    Opal and Norman Morgan were both raised in California.  They were introduced by mutual friends and married in 1954 on Opal’s 16th birthday, Norman was age 17.  This year the couple celebrated a wonderful milestone, 60 years of marriage. The Morgans raised three children: two sons and one daughter and now have seven grandkids and 17 great grandkids.  “Growing up ...

  • 10 June

    2014 OUACHITA QUILT SHOW WINNERS

    The Ouachita Quilt Show Committee thanks everyone who participated in making this year’s quilt show a big success.  We are pleased to announce the winners in the following categories:  Donation Quilt Winner:  Joyce Butler, Mena, Arkansas Best of Show:  Diane Lewis, “Scrappy Four Patch and Applique” People’s Choice:  Anne Dahm, “Japanese Fan” VIP Awards:             A & P Commission:  Ann ...

  • 9 June

    2014 Standridge National Family Reunion

    The Standridge National Family Society, organized in 1989, announces that its next National Standridge Family Reunion will be held in Greenville, SC on Friday and Saturday, September 26 and 27, 2014. The Clarion Inn and Suites, 50 Orchard Park Drive just off I-385 will be the reunion headquarters. Members, friends, and anyone with an interest in the Standridge surname are ...

  • 9 June

    Maye – McCurdy to Wed

    Vicky Maye of Mena and Bryan and Sonya Maye of Hatfield are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Catherine Maye to Jackson McCurdy, son of Bobby and Becky McCurdy of Longview, Texas. Megan graduated from Southern Arkansas University in May of 2014 with a major in Finance. She is employed at SAU as Story Arena Manager. Jackson ...

  • 9 June

    Foster Family Reunion

    The descendants of Andrew and Mandy Foster will meet on Saturday, June 21 at the Mena Mountain Resort in Acorn. The reunion will start at 10:00 a.m. around the patio/pool with a meal at 11:30 a.m. For more information call Susan Vaught at 501-351-7143, Lisa Rackley at 479-394-5519 or Christine Head at 479-243-7092. All friends and family are welcome.

  • 9 June

    Polk County Births

    Leanora Rippy and Dylan Carey of Boles are the proud parents of a baby boy, born June 1st at Mena Regional Health System.

  • 5 June

    Gandy – Payton to Wed

    Maggie Joan Gandy and Caleb Wesley Payton would like to announce their upcoming wedding in June. The groom is the son of James and Bonnie Payton of Mena. The bride is the daughter of Joe and Terrie Gandy of Mena.