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May, 2014

  • 20 May

    Area Artists Win at Cossatot Art Show

    BY PATRICIA BROWN – Again this year, several area painters and photographers received awards at the Cossatot Arts & Crafts Show held at King, Arkansas, May 3-4, 2014. The categories and winners are listed below.   Painting Genre 1st Place Jim Brace “Stormy Lake” Western Art 1st Place Gilda Meyers “Cuttin’ a Good One” 3rd Place Susan Sebren “Terlinqua Ruins” ...

  • 20 May

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department – May 12-18, 2014

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of May 12 – May 18, 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 ...

  • 20 May

    Mena Police Department – May 11-17, 2014

    The following information was received from Mena Police Department for the week of May 11-17, 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 ...

  • 20 May

    Choices

    BY MICHAEL REISIG – Like most writers, I’m a student of the human condition, a psychological voyeur, and this week life has presented me a lesson or two, offered some insight to how fragile the ship of life is, and how it is the course we set that determines most of the joy, sadness, and fascination in the journey. We ...

  • 20 May

    Sherry Baker – A Lifelong Teacher/Educator

    BY JACLYN ROSE – The daughter of two educators, Sherry Baker proudly followed in the footsteps of her parents with her career of choice. This year she retired from Rich Mountain Community College after 37 years of dedicated teaching. Baker was born in Jonesboro, Arkansas, but moved several times back and forth between northeast Arkansas and southwest Missouri.  After graduating ...

  • 20 May

    George Davis – State Farm Insurance

    BY JACLYN ROSE – The son of a Navy sailor, George Davis has experienced a lot of excitement.  He was born in Long Beach, California, before moving to Hawaii where he lived during the horrifying attacks of the Japanese on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.  After leaving Hawaii, his family moved to Oregon, where his parents divorced.  Eventually, he moved ...

  • 20 May

    Polk County Births 5/12/14 to 5/14/14

    Amanda and Ryan Trahan of Cove are the proud parents of a baby girl, born May 12th at Mena Regional Health System. Valeri and Christopher Woods of Cove are the proud parents of a baby boy, born May 13th at Mena Regional Health System. Rasey Jerbal of DeQueen is the proud parent of a baby girl, born May 13th at ...

  • 14 May

    Family

    BY MICHAEL REISIG – Family – it’s an integral part of nature. It is the unerring cohesiveness that nurtures development and, without question, promotes survival. But for human beings, with our heightened sense of intellect and levels of emotion, it is something deeper and more profound. I have read that happiness is only genuine when shared, and while I’m probably ...

  • 13 May

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department – May 5 – 11, 2014

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of May 5 – May 11, 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 ...

  • 13 May

    Mena Police Department – May 4 – 10, 2014

    The following information was received from Mena Police Department for the week of May 4 – May 10, 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 ...