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November, 2013

  • 27 November

    Everlasting lovingkindness…

    4 Enter His gates with thanksgiving And His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him, bless His name. 5 For the Lord is good; His lovingkindness is everlasting And His faithfulness to all generations – Psalm 100:4-5 Everlasting… what a beautiful word! We will be guilty of investing and putting our faith into the things and people of this world and ALL will fail us!  It is God’s EVERLASTING love, mercy ...

  • 26 November

    The Davis Brothers and Their Really Great Corp.

    BY MICHAEL REISIG – Most of the time when we view a successful business and their owners we see it all with a little respect and perhaps some envy, but rarely do we see the challenges and the hard work that went into that success. The Davis brothers (Rick and George) are a great example of this. Gifted with a ...

  • 26 November

    The Catfish Catchem’ Fiasco

    BY MICHAEL REISIG – As I finish putting a log in the stove and shiver to the anticipation of the approaching northern front, I thought I’d pass on a tale of humid summer heat, and the traditional mid-year pastime of catfishing – a time when everyone is enjoying the outdoors. However, I’m reminded that it seems some people can get ...

  • 26 November

    Polk County Births for the Weeks of 11/10/13 and 11/17/13

    Courtney and Chance Zanzeberg of Grannis are the proud parents of a baby girl, born November 12 at Mena Regional Health System. Chelsee and Cody Shores of Mena are the proud parents of a baby boy, born November 18 at Mena Regional Health System. Hayley Harris and Jessie Pollard of DeQueen are the proud parents of a baby girl, born ...

  • 26 November

    Steve Mosley – A Man of Many Passions

    BY MICHAEL REISIG – Steve Mosley is a man of many passions – he is a successful businessman and a recognized name in the electric co-op industry from Texas to Arkansas, but he is also an avid hunter, a lover of nature, a passionate explorer of American Indian history and artifacts, and an extraordinary photographer, and it is perhaps his ...

  • 26 November

    Receiving God’s blessings with gratitude…

    4 For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with gratitude; 5 for it is sanctified by means of the word of God and prayer. – 1 Timothy 4:4-5 All good that we have is from God. All. It can be overwhelming at times but never should we choose to feel guilty because our loving God chose ...

  • 25 November

    OLT to Hold Auditions for Two Events

    BY LARRY BLOCK – The Ouachita Little Theatre (OLT) is beginning to prepare for its 2014 season. December is the month when auditions for two events, January’s The OLT Goes Dancing 2014, and the first play of the year, to be performed in February, Murder In the Magnolias, directed by Jennifer Ogger, the OLT choreographer, and Tim Hesse OLT president, ...

  • 25 November

    Mena Police Department – November 17 – 23

    The following information was received from Mena Police Department for the week of November 17 – November 23, 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 or ...

  • 25 November

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department – November 18 – 24

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of November 18 – November 24, 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 ...

  • 25 November

    Inmate Dies While in Custody at the Polk County Detention Center

    [MENA] At approximately 4:40 a.m. on Sunday, November 24, 2013, an adult male detainee collapsed in a one-man cell at the Polk County Detention Center.  Law enforcement officers from the Sheriff’s Office and Mena Police Department, as well as emergency personnel from Southwest EMS, responded to the scene. The man was transported to Mena Regional Health System where he was ...