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June, 2017

  • 9 June

    Buck and Wade to Wed

    Melanie Buck and Kerin Wade, both of Mena, are pleased to announce their upcoming marriage on June 17, 2017 at 1700 hours (5 o’clock p.m.). The event will be held at the Amphitheater behind UA-Rich Mountain with a reception following at the Commercial Building at the Polk County Fairgrounds. A wedding shower is being held for the couple at the ...

  • 9 June

    Polk County Births

    Avonlea Pettit and Dustin Pruitt, of DeQueen, are the proud parents of a baby boy, born on May 26th. Ashley and Jason Simms, of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born on May 27th. Desirae and Joshua Hall, of Waldron, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born on May 30th. Ashley and Brison Hogan, of ...

  • 9 June

    Adams and Nichols to Wed

    Neil and Toy Adams together with Tony and Lisa Nichols are delighted to announce the engagement of their children, Timmery Michelle Adams and Tony Lee Nichols. The couple will wed at The Grand Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Smith at 5:00, July 7. The couple will reside in Pocola, OK and  continue respective careers in Radiology/Sonography and Physical Therapy.

  • 9 June

    Comfort Center – Comfort is the Name of the Game

    BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – There is nothing like waking up after a good night’s sleep ready to tackle tasks. A good, refreshing night of sleep can make someone feel energized for a demanding day. On the other side, nothing is worse than tossing and turning and never experiencing a good sleep. It is said that quality sleep is just as ...

May, 2017

  • 10 May

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: May 1-7, 2017

    May 1, 2017 Report from complainant on Pate Lane near Board Camp of the theft of three tires & wheels and a grill, all valued at $900.00. Investigation continues. Report from complainant on Polk 290 near Cove of the break-in and theft of a flashlight, valued at $20.00.  Investigation continues. Arrested was Aaron P. Whisenhunt, 25, of Mena, on a ...

  • 10 May

    Mena Police Department: April 30 – May 6, 2017

    April 30, 2017 No reports on file May 1, 2017 Jesse Saxour, 28, of Mena was charged with disorderly conduct after a call to a local residence. May 2, 2017 John Robertson, 38, of Mena was picked up on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear. A local man reported that someone had entered a vacant house that he owns.  He had ...

April, 2017

  • 26 April

    Liberty EMS- Compassionate Emergency Care

    BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – Each year thousands of people need the services of an Emergency Medical Services [EMS], often the EMS provides care that helps save lives. EMS are a first line of defense, caring and treating those who need the service, until they arrive at the hospital. At Liberty EMS in Mena, they believe that quality care should not ...

  • 26 April

    Boyd & Brown to be Married

    Harley and the late Jennifer Boyd, and Polly and the late Ernie Brown, all of Mena, would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Deanna Boyd and Alden Brown. The ceremony will be April 29, 2017 at 1 pm at Hanson’s Camp Wolf Creek, 752 County Road 57. Reception will follow. After a brief honeymoon the couple will ...

  • 26 April

    Polk County Births

    Jessica Laws and Roy Dandikar, of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born on April 17th. Amber Gage, of Wickes, is the proud mother of a baby girl, born on April 17th. Jessica Shewmake and Bascillio Vogel, of Oden, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born on April 17th. Kelli and Jerry Allen, of Hatfield, ...

  • 26 April

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: April 17-23, 2017

    April 17, 2017 Report from complainant on Polk 81 near Big Fork of the break-in and theft of two ATVs, a trailer and miscellaneous items. Investigation continues. April 18, 2017 Report from complainant on Polk 19 near Cove of being scammed of $391.50 from an unknown person claiming to be PayPal. Arrested was Richard B. Roper, 34, of Cove, on ...