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February, 2014

  • 18 February

    Mena Police Department – February 9 – 15, 2014

    The following information was received from Mena Police Department for the week of February 9 – February 15, 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 ...

  • 18 February

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department – February 10 – 16, 2014

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of February 10 – February 16, 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 ...

  • 18 February

    OLT Holds Auditions for ‘Willy Wonka’ this Week

    BY RUDI TIMMERMAN – Auditions for the OLT production of Roald Dahl’s musical, Willy Wonka are this week!  Director Rudi Timmerman, Music Director, Judy Kropp and Assistant Director , Jeffery Mathews will be looking for Adults and Children to come and audition at the Theater located downtown at 610 Mena Street.  Auditions will be Wednesday from 4 to 7 pm, ...

  • 18 February

    Polk County Births for the Week of 2/09/14

    Ruby Abarca and Juan Cervantes of Grannis are the proud parents of a baby girl, born February 4th at Mena Regional Health System. Sabrina Powell and Samuel Crees, Jr. of Mena are the proud parents of a baby boy, born February 8th at Mena Regional Health System. Cassondra and Thomas Peek of Wickes are the proud parents of a baby ...

  • 18 February

    1 John 2:15-17

    Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride in possessions—is not from the Father but is from the world. And the world is passing ...

  • 17 February

    Convicted Drug Dealer’s Appeal Denied

    BY LEANN DILBECK – Last week, Chief Judge Robert J. Gladwin of the Arkansas Court of Appeals upheld a conviction and sentencing of a Polk County jury in the case of Joe King, II. King was convicted April 18, 2013 in Polk County Circuit Court of felony possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia [ACA 5-64-443(c)] and felony possession of ...

  • 17 February

    1 Peter 3:3-4

    Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God’s sight is very precious. 1 Peter 3:3-4 This culture promotes very materialistic values and ...

  • 16 February

    Ouachita Little Theatre Guild Created to Help Support the OLT

    BY TOSHA LANCE A new organization has formed in Mena with the primary goal of financially helping the Ouachita Little Theatre. Members of the community formed the guild, after realizing what a need there was for improvements to the theatre and desiring to do something to help meet those needs. The building at 610 Mena Street, which currently houses the ...

  • 14 February

    John 3:16

    “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.” John 3:16 So today is celebrated as Valentine’s Day but let us all remember that there is NO greater love than the love God has for His children… a love so strong that He was willing to sacrifice His ...

  • 13 February

    John 16:33b

    ‘In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world’ – John 16:33b It would be nice if after we made Him Lord of our life that we could be guaranteed perfection and no troubles. The world and the Enemy will attack us at every opportunity and our only hope is submitting it all to ...