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February, 2018

  • 28 February

    Polk County Births

    Jessy and Christopher Brown, of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby boy born on February 16th. Barbara and Marc Rosson, of Gillham, are the proud parents of a baby girl born on February 20th

  • 28 February

    Ouachita Little Theatre Continues Improvements

    Recently it was announced that Ouachita Little Theatre has obtained an on-line system for membership renewal as well as new memberships.  If you are interested in a new membership, go online to olt.wildapricot.org and join OLT to buy season tickets.  If you are already an OLT member, you will receive an email notice when your subscription has run out and ...

  • 28 February

    The Art of Hair at Mena Art Gallery

    BY BARBARA M. TOBIAS – The reception for the March exhibit at Mena Art Gallery, The Art of Hair, will be from 1 to 3 pm on Saturday, March 3, at 607 Mena Street. Awards will be presented around 2 pm. You will find two types of display: photographs of models both before and after hairdressers have worked their magic and styles created on ...

  • 27 February

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: February 19-25, 2018

    February 19, 2018 No reports were filed. February 20, 2018 Report from complainant on Bunny Hop Lane near Yocana of the theft of fuel and a steer, all valued at $660.00.  Investigation continues. February 21, 2018 Arrested was Santana E. Vaughn, 24, of Mena, on a Warrant for Delivery of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance and two counts of Delivery ...

  • 23 February

    Twining Workshop at Mena Art Gallery

    BY BARBARA M. TOBIAS – Twining is a method of making rugs, purses, and a variety of other fabric-based creations from strips of fabric. It’s something like the rag rugs that your grandmother made, but done on a loom. Niki Dempsey is doing a twining workshop on Friday, March 9 from 11 am to 1 pm. The cost is $15.00 per person. ...

  • 23 February

    OLT Continues Improvements

    Recently it was announced that Ouachita Little Theatre has obtained an on-line system for membership renewal as well as new memberships.  If you are interested in a new membership, go online to olt.wildapricot.org and join OLT to buy season tickets.  If you are already an OLT member, you will receive an email notice when your subscription has run out and ...

  • 21 February

    Polk County Births

    Miranda Wright and Robert Hardin, of Waldron, are the proud parents of a baby boy born on February 13th. Jodie and Lynn Slater, of Danville, are the proud parents of a baby boy born on February 15th. Rachel Zarate and Marcos Gutierrez, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born on February 15th.

  • 21 February

    Mena Police Department: February 11-15, 2018

    February 11, 2018 Martin Calwell, age 18, of Mena, was arrested for Obstructing Governmental Operations, Possession of Schedule VI-less than 4oz, and Possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop for an inoperative brake light. Anthony Domingez, age 21, of Mena, was arrested for DWI 1st offense, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, No Driver’s License, and Inoperative Brake Light. Anastasia Jennings, ...

  • 14 February

    Polk County Births

    Nora Murphy and Samuel Robinson, of Wickes, are the proud parents of a baby girl born on February 5th. Shennel and Brandon Deer, of Dierks, are the proud parents of a baby girl born on February 6th. Katlynn Hughes and Caleb Clausen, of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby girl born on February 6th. Chloe and Robert Gurley, ...

  • 14 February

    Lancaster Turns 100!

    Genevieve Leslie Davis Lancaster celebrated her 100th birthday on February 9, 2018 at The Oaks Assisted Living Center, surrounding by her family and friends. She was born in Lake Charles, LA, and grew up there, along with several other places such as Nashville, TN, St. Augustine, FL, and Pineville, LA, where her father was caretaker of National Cemeteries in those ...