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October, 2013

  • 1 October

    Polk County Births for the Week of 9/22/13

    Christina and Brian Williams of Waldron are the proud parents of a baby girl, born September 22 at Mena Regional Health System. Shauna and Jacob Wagner of Mena are the proud parents of a baby girl, born September 22 at Mena Regional Health System. Deanna and Matthew Andrews of Mena are the proud parents of a baby boy, born September ...

  • 1 October

    Brother Eudy Concert at OLT to Feature Kassi Moe

    BY LARRY BLOCK – Saturday, October 5, at 7:30 PM, the Ouachita Little Theatre (OLT), will host singer/songwriter/guitarist Brother Eudy and his show, Songs of the Ouachitas. He will be supported by local percussionist, Larry Block and bassist Gerry Johnson, as well as showcasing the talents, both individually, and in duets with him, of popular singer/songwriter Kassi Moe, who was ...

  • 1 October

    Buschman Legal – A Bright, New Attorney For Polk County

    BY MICHAEL REISIG – There’s a new attorney in town and word on the street is, she’s going to make a nice addition to the area and the legal system. Debra Buschman was born in Dallas but the family moved to Hatton when she was four. As she grew up in the area she attended Wickes schools and graduated there, ...

September, 2013

  • 30 September

    Compassion and Reason

    BY MICHAEL REISIG – I was sitting on the porch with my favorite cat yesterday, enjoying the fall sunshine, when a butterfly landed on the deck, about four feet from us. Well, we all know how cats are when it comes to things that flutter. Schooner started to switch his position slightly, back muscles sliding under the fur… I told ...

  • 30 September

    Berlene Singleton – A Community Hospital Icon

    BY MICHAEL REISIG – For over 60 years our area hospital (now Mena Regional Health System) has served and healed this community. Part of its success has been the quality of its employees, and one of those employees, for the better part of the hospital’s history, is Berlene Singleton. In fact, if you’ve been a patient of our hospital in ...

  • 30 September

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department – September 23 – 29

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of September 23 – September 29, 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 ...

  • 30 September

    Mena Police Department – September 22 – 28

    The following information was received from the Mena Police Department for the week of September 23 – September 29, 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 ...

  • 30 September

    Meet the Artist: Susan Sebren

    BY BARBARA M. TOBIAS – Susan Sebren is a woman of many talents, most expressed in some form of art: painting, music, writing, gardening, cooking. She has been a member of Mena Art Gallery since 2006 and is a regular participant in the gallery’s Tuesday “Art Day.” Susan works in watercolor, pen and ink, and lately has branched into paper ...

  • 30 September

    Welcome Gabriel Kane Bond

    Phillip and Leah Bond are the proud parents of a baby boy named Gabriel Kane born on September 8, 2013 at National Park Medical Center in Hot Springs. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 21 inches long. Gabriels’s siblings are Devon & Jordon Bond and Jadelynn Goodner.

  • 30 September

    Happy 1st Birthday Aria Jade-Ann Huser

    Happy 1st Birthday Aria Jade-Ann Huser. Aria is the daughter of James and Latasha Huser. Her grandparents are Sam & Joyce Watts, Lisa Huser, and Mark & Brenda Huser. Great grandparents are Garland & Patsy Watts, Calvin & Naomi Shelton, and John & Charlotte Huser. Aria will be turning 1 on October 10th.