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August, 2013

  • 12 August

    Polk County Births for the Week of 8/04/13

    Neisha Thornton and Jason Wilhite of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born August 9.

  • 12 August

    Ouachita Expressions Coming Up!

    BY BARBARA M. TOBIAS Ouachita Expressions has been Mena Art Gallery’s premier art exhibit and competition for over 30 years, displaying primarily the work of local artists (although the competition is not restricted to Arkansans).  We have seen the level of expertise of our artists grow over this long period, and are looking forward to another stellar year. We will be ...

  • 12 August

    OLT To Hold Auditions for “Dial M For Murder”

    BY LARRY BLOCK – On Thursday, August 15 from 5:30 to 7 PM, and Sunday, August 18 from noon to 1:30 PM, Ouachita Little Theatre (OLT) board members, Jennifer Ogger and Scotty Jenkins will be holding auditions for the OLT fall play, Dial M for Murder that will be performed October 11-13, and 18-20. Ogger is directing and Jenkins is ...

  • 9 August

    6th Annual OLT Community Praise and Worship Concert is This Saturday

    BY LARRY BLOCK- It started out six years ago as the OLT Battle of the Church Bands, the brainchild of then new Ouachita Little Theatre (OLT) board member, Larry Block, who produces musical events for the theater. It was never an actual battle, as the OLT shared the proceeds, equally, with each of the bands. While the name was perhaps ...

  • 9 August

    Andrea Covington and DeWayne Denmon Wedding

      Andrea Covington and DeWayne Denmon will be married on September 21, 2013 at 1:00 pm at the First Presbyterian Church, 904 Church Street in Mena.

  • 9 August

    Honorable works…

    The memory of the righteous is blessed, but the name of the wicked will rot. – PROVERBS 10:7 ‘Time tells all’ is certainly true because time will show the quality of all our works and deeds. People who have been ridiculed because they honored God will be vindicated. And for those who rose to positions of prominence through ill-gotten and ...

  • 8 August

    Chris Ann Daniel and Aaron Grotzinger Engagement/Wedding

    Mr. and Mrs. Chris Daniel of Mena, AR would like to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Chris Ann Daniel of Houston, TX, to Aaron Grotzinger, also of Houston, TX. Chris Ann is the granddaughter of Joann Stewman of Mena, AR, the late David Stewman, and the late James L. and Wanda Daniel. She is a 2007 ...

  • 8 August

    Southeast Oklahoma’s Little Piece of Paradise

    There’s just a few weeks left in summer but plenty of time left to  check out what’s available to do right in your own backyard in McCurtain County, Oklahoma!                                 

  • 8 August

    In His presence…

    A day in Your courts is better than a thousand outside. I would rather stand at the threshold of the house of my God than dwell in the tents of wickedness. – PSALM 84:10 We can find the deepest and most meaningful satisfaction in an intimate personal relationship with Christ. A humble place of service with Him is better than ...

  • 7 August

    Howard 60th Wedding Anniversary

    Virgil Howard and Willa Mae Ryals were married on August 23, 1953, in the Shady Grove community. In 1961, the couple made their home in Broken Bow, Oklahoma, until they relocated back to the Mena area in 2004. Their home was filled with three children, two sons Henry Howard, of San Angelo, Texas and Randy Howard of Hugo, Oklahoma, and ...