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November, 2013

  • 6 November

    Polk County Births for the Week of 10/27/13

    Robyn and Robert Conatser of Cove are the proud parents of a baby boy, born October 28 at Mena Regional Health System. Maryah and Joshua Lane of Watson are the proud parents of a baby girl, born October 29 at Mena Regional Health System. Tonya Blake and Daniel Heifner of Wickes are the proud parents of a baby girl, born ...

  • 5 November

    You can’t out-give God…

    You will be made rich in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God. – 2 Corinthians 9:11 For all the blessings He gives us…they should be returned to Him in praise. It should be “paid forward” and through Him we are able to be His ...

  • 4 November

    Vernon & Linda Tallant 50th Wedding Anniversary

                  Vernon and Linda Tallant will celebrate 50 years together on Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Cove Community Center, 5568 Highway 71 South, Cove, AR 71937 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. There will be music and if you play an instrument you are welcome to bring it.

  • 4 November

    Whitney Knighten and Michael Milum, Jr. Engagement/Wedding

    Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Duckett of Mena, announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Knighten to Michael Milum, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Milum, Sr. of Nashville, AR. Whitney is a graduate of Mena High School and graduated from Arkansas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry. She is pursuing a degree in Nuclear Medicine ...

  • 4 November

    Our source of strength…

    “May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word.” 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 Let us continually be reminded that it is He from whom our strength comes from and nothing that we can do on ...

  • 1 November

    Playing with Fire

    BY SHARON LONEWOLF – The Mena Art Gallery invites you to attend another mind-expanding event at 5:30 pm on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 607 Mena Street. As part of the Art Awareness program at the gallery, Sam Tobias will be sharing a visual treat from one of the finest exhibits in the Oklahoma City Museum of Art: a look ...

  • 1 November


    BY MICHAEL REISIG – Grace – now there’s an interesting word. It can be a person, an adjective, noun, a sense of being, a gift of spirit, a blessing, and more. It’s not just about fluid movement. In fact, it’s more about a state of mind. Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “Beauty without grace is the hook without bait,” and ...

October, 2013

  • 31 October

    Joseph Perez and KatieJoe Bogan Wedding

    Joseph Lee Perez and KatieJoe Bogan would like to announce their upcoming wedding on November 9th, 2013 at First Baptist Church. Joseph and KatieJoe will be sharing this special day with their children Haley, Alyson, Kaelyn, and Olivia.

  • 29 October

    JOLT Names Cast for 2013 Holiday Play

    BY LARRY BLOCK – Junior Ouachita Little Theatre (JOLT) President, and director of this year’s JOLT holiday play, Morgan Richmond, has completed a two-day audition, and has named the cast for this year’s performance. “Instead of doing one big play, we are doing two shorter plays, plus some other individual short performances,” she commented. “The two plays we have selected, ...

  • 29 October

    Reception for Christmas Gift Show at Mena Art Gallery

    BY BARBARA M. TOBIAS – On Saturday, November 2, from 1 to 3 pm, there will be a reception at Mena Art Gallery, 607 Mena Street, to formally open the 2013 Christmas Gift Show. There will be work in almost any media, including oil painting, pastels, watercolor, pen and ink, three-dimensional work, jewelry, and fiber arts. And probably at least ...