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April, 2014

  • 21 April

    Mena Police Department – April 13 – 19, 2014

    The following information was received from Mena Police Department for the week of April 13 – 19, 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 ...

  • 21 April

    Polk County Births 4/12/14 to 4/18/14

    Sydney and Shaye Gilbert of DeQueen are the proud parents of a baby boy, born April 12th at Mena Regional Health System. Klaressa and Ralph Hobbs III of Mena are the proud parents of a baby boy, born April 13th at Mena Regional Health System. Ariell Robinson and Colby Miles of DeQueen are the proud parents of twin baby boys, ...

  • 18 April

    High School Winners at Mena Art Gallery

    BY BARBARA M. TOBIAS – As usual, the student artists at our local high schools have done an outstanding job this year working in many different media and displaying both skill and imagination. The winners are: Best of Show: Ashley Ford, Mena High School, “Mein Neues Ich” Painting (Oil, Watercolor, Acrylics, Pastels, or Colored Pencil): First: Alex Landfair, Mena High ...

  • 17 April

    Driving and Thinking

    BY MICHAEL REISIG – As much as I love this community, sequestered away in these lovely mountains, with a remarkably accommodating population, it does, like most places, have its quirks. It could be something in the water, maybe it’s hereditary, but Polk County has the strangest drivers I’ve ever encountered. I’ve lived (and driven) in a lot of places and ...

  • 16 April

    Willy Wonka Opening Night Party Fundraiser

    BY TIM HESSE – “The Ouachita Little Theatre Guild is inviting everyone to come to an opening night fund raising party. It begins at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 25, at American Artisans. There will be chocolate, hors d’ouvres, coffee, and punch.” said Dorothy Stevens. The OLT is celebrating the amazing musical Rudi Timmerman has put together along with the ...

  • 16 April

    3-D Show Coming Up at Mena Art Gallery

    BY BARBARA M. TOBIAS – It is time for all you artists who work in three dimensions to begin getting your entries ready for the 2014 3-D Exhibit at Mena Art Gallery. Entries can be in any material and subject as long as there is room to display them in the gallery. We will be accepting entries on Wednesday, April ...

  • 15 April

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department – April 7 – 13, 2014

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of April 7 – April 13, 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 ...

  • 15 April

    Mena Police Department – April 6 – 12, 2014

    The following information was received from Mena Police Department for the week of April 6 – 12, 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 ...

  • 15 April

    Tim Bowen

    BY JACLYN ROSE – Thirty years ago, Tim Bowen was born at Mena Regional Health System (MRHS) in Mena, where he lived for several years before moving to South Polk County. “Mom taught at Vandervoort when I was in elementary school and Dad was a postmaster.  When I was in the 4th grade we moved to Glenwood where he accepted ...

  • 14 April

    Healing Hearts Home Medical Supply

    BY  JACLYN ROSE – As a local girl born and raised in a family of medical professionals, Timrie Milham Wells understands first hand the needs of nurses and doctors in Polk County.  After working in various professions, as well as staying home for several years to raise her daughters, Raelynn and Allie, Wells started Healing Hearts Home Medical Supply in ...