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February, 2018

  • 14 February

    Celebrating 100 Years

    Ms. Dolly Hampton celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by family and friends on February 9, 2018 at Peachtree Assisted Living Center. Hampton was born in Page, Oklahoma and was raised in the Rich Mountain community. Hampton, and her late husband Elwood, have two daughters, five grandchildren, 15 great-greatchildren, and four great-great grandchildren. Five generations of her family are pictured with ...

  • 13 February

    Something for Everyone at OLT

    If you are looking for entertainment the next couple of weeks, look no further than Ouachita Little Theatre on Main Street. After an enthusiastic opening of “Four Weddings and an Elvis” last weekend and a special Valentines Day show at Mena Mountain Resort, you still have three more chances to catch this comedy live on stage. Friday and Saturday performances ...

  • 13 February

    Youth and Beginning Adult Art Classes

    BY BARBARA M. TOBIAS – Mena Art Gallery has been conducting Children’s Art Classes for many years, but now we have a new approach: classes for youth and beginner adults. Students for these classes should be at least 10 years old, but they are also suitable for adults who are beginners in the art field. Our instructor is Nicky Dempsey, ...

  • 13 February

    Mena Police Department: February 4-10, 2018

    February 4, 2018 A local man reported that the window on his work vehicle had been shattered while it was parked in his yard. Case is pending. Aaron Marcus Shores, 27, of Mena, was arrested on two outstanding warrants. February 5, 2018 Gregory John Nagy, 46, a transient, was arrested and charged with criminal trespass after officers responded to a call ...

  • 13 February

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: February 5-11, 2018

    February 5, 2018 Report from a Mena woman of an individual that refuses to return her vehicle. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration. February 6, 2018 Arrested was Zackery W. Benson, 25, of Mena, on a Warrant for Violation of Suspended Imposition of Sentence and three Warrants for Failure to Comply with a Court ...

  • 7 February

    “Godspell” Auditions, 4 Weddings, and OLT Movie Party

    SUBMITTED – February is a busy month at Ouachita Little Theatre.  Auditions have been announced for the spring musical production of “Godspell”, which will be held Tuesday and Thursday, February 13 and 15, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the theatre. This groundbreaking production originally debuted in 1971 and is based on a series of parables from the gospels of ...

  • 6 February

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: January 29 – February 4, 2018

    January 29, 2018 Report from complainant on Polk 22 near Cove of being harassed by an acquaintance. Deputy advised suspect to not return to complainant’s property. Report from complainant on Edgewood Lane near Mena of damage to a residence by an unauthorized person on the property. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration. Report from ...

  • 6 February

    Mena Police Department: January 28 – February 3, 2018

    January 28, 2018 A Mena woman reported that someone had used her debit card without her permission. Case is pending. Jennifer Hardigree, 55, of Mena was arrested and charged with DWI, second offense after officers responded to a call of a car in a ditch on a local street. Danen Dewayne Davis, 25, of Mount Pleasant, Texas, was arrested on an ...

January, 2018

  • 31 January

    Polk County Births

    Jenna and Cobry Campbell, of Cove, are the proud parents of a baby boy, born on January 21st. Kurstine Ross and Billy Bakert, Jr., of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby boy, born on January 23rd. Elizabeth and Cooper Deaton, of Vandervoort, are the proud parents of a baby boy, born on January 26th.

  • 31 January

    Tickets Now on Sale for “Four Weddings and an Elvis”

    pick up advanced seating reservations and tickets for their next production. “Four Weddings and an Elvis” is a comedy directed by Scotty Jenkins that is sure to entertain theatre-goers. Julie Ulmer, board member of OLT states, “Live theater is such a special treat in entertainment options. This production is very funny and would make a wonderful date night for the ...