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November, 2013

  • 11 November

    OLT to Host Free Seniors Appreciation Show

    BY LARRY BLOCK – The Ouachita Little Theatre (OLT), at 610 Mena St. is hosting a showcase performance for the community that particularly focuses on entertainment that will be appreciated by seniors, 60 and over, on Friday, November 15, at 7:30 PM, and they can attend for free. The admission price for anyone under 60 is $5.00. Advance reservations can ...

  • 11 November

    Integrity still has value…

    By this I know that you delight in me: my enemy will not shout in triumph over me. But you have upheld me because of my integrity,and set me in your presence forever. Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting! – Psalm 41:11-13  Integrity, sadly, isn’t a word used often enough or of great value in today’s “me” ...

  • 8 November

    Faith in the unseen…

     So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that ...

  • 7 November

    The Wife’s Revenge

    BY MICHAEL REISIG – Seeing as how we’re in hunting season, I thought I’d follow up with another of my favorite tales about this time of year. There’s something both amusing and disgusting about the common habit of passing gas. This seems to be inherently more of a guy thing – I don’t know if they simply lack the etiquette ...

  • 7 November

    Saturday Night at the Lyric at OLT

    BY LARRY BLOCK – Just as the Ouachita Little Theatre (OLT) concluded its Fall mystery, Dial M for Murder, it is time for the OLT’s quarterly live local musical entertainment show, Saturday Night At The Lyric (SNL). SNL returns to the stage this Saturday night, November 9, at 7:30 PM. It will contain a variety of live local entertainment, hosted ...

  • 7 November

    Holiday Special Bread

    BY JANE BRACE – Family and friends gathering for Thanksgiving? How about coming up with a fabulous loaf of Braided Herb Bread to go with that turkey or ham? Barbara Tobias will hold another bread-making class on Saturday, November 16, at Mena Art Gallery, 607 Mena Street. Barbara will demonstrate how to mix the dough, shape the braids, and bake ...

  • 7 November

    Mena Police Department – October 27 – November 2

    The following information was received from the Mena Police Department for the week of October 28 – November 3, 2013.  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 ...

  • 7 November

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department – October 28 – November 2

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of October 28 – November 3, 2013.  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 ...

  • 7 November

    Kandy Page and Tammy Odom – Images Of Success

    BY MICHAEL REISIG – Kandy Page and Tammy Odom of Mena, are two shining examples of what you can do when you practice drive and determination. Both are graduates of Rich Mountain Community College (RMCC) and other institutions of higher learning, and both represent the equation that this nation was built upon – dedication and hard work equals success. Kandy ...

  • 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 ...