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July, 2013

  • 30 July

    Polk County Births for the Week of 7/21/13

    Deantha and Carl Gibbons of Cove, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born July 22 at Mena Regional Health System. Shawn and David Erickson of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby boy, born July 22 at Mena Regional Health System. Christina and Thomas Shaver of Hatfield, are the proud parents of a baby boy, born July ...

  • 30 July

    Tolleson 42nd Anniversary

    Joyce and Buster Tolleson celebrated their 42nd Wedding Anniversary on July 29th.

  • 30 July

    Heath Family Reunion

    The Heath Reunion will be held Saturday, August 3rd, 2012 at Veterans Park in Acorn from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meal is potluck. Bring your favorite dish and dessert. Drinks and tableware are furnished. Bring photos of ancesters and enjoy a time of fellowship. Any questions call Orval Heath at 479-394-5255.

  • 30 July

    Polk County Births for the Week of 7/14/13

    Windy Higgins and Antony Tollett of De Queen, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born on July 14 at Mena Regional Health System. Joy and Allen Starr of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby boy, born on July 15 at Mena Regional Health System. Tori and Chase Mitchell of Umpire, are the proud parents of a ...

  • 30 July

    Polk County Births for the Week of 7/7/13

    Jamie Doyle and Robert McGee of Vandervoort is the proud parent of a baby girl, born July 10th at Mena Regional Health System.

  • 30 July

    Tuesday, July 30, 2013

    “Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.” – PSALM 30:5 His mercies are new each day.  Allow the healing power of the Lord to restore you each morning so that regardless of what you are walking through, you will be a reflection of the power and strength found only in Him! Live each day…each moment…all ...

  • 30 July

    First Christian Church

    By Michael Reisig First Christian Church of Mena is a conservative evangelical organization. Minister Gary Garrett said the church exists to search for and save the lost – to edify the saints and be a conscience for the community. The church began as far back as 1897 but the main building in Mena wasn’t built until 1947. It was designed ...

  • 30 July

    James Earl Turner – Dedicated To His Community

    By Michael Reisig James Earl Turner is a fourth generation native of Mena and Polk County. His parents and grandparents were cattle people and farmers and he has grown up with a love of the land and the people of this area. From that, Turner has continuously dedicated a good deal of his time and efforts to making Polk County ...

  • 30 July

    Ms. Etta Celebrates 102nd Birthday!

    By LeAnn Dilbeck The true salt of the earth, Ms. Edyth Garmon, better known as “Ms. Etta,” celebrated her 102nd birthday among family and friends at The Oaks Assisted Living Community.  And anyone that knows her will tell you she is as independent and tenacious as she’s ever been! Ms. Etta was born in 1911 in Waters, (now known as ...

  • 29 July

    The Absurd Lure of Celebrity

    By Michael Reisig Last week America was locked in the throes of social and racial struggle – the backfire of the Zimmerman Trial verdict tearing at the very fabric of our society. At the same time we had New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner and San Diego Mayor Bob Filner challenging America’s cultural and moral limitations with their sexual circus ...