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April, 2017

  • 12 April

    Linda Johnson – A Desire to Serve

    BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – Sometimes life brings you full circle to a similar place you have been, only to show you how much you have grown and life has changed. Often the things that we leave behind are the things that we learn to love again the next time. Linda Johnson grew up in a small town in southeast Ohio ...

  • 5 April

    Polk County Births

    Lesly and Hugo Rios Lopez, of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby boy, born on March 23rd. Selena Clickenbeard and Trey Dial, of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born on March 24th. Keiko and Michael Wood, of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born on March 24th. Morgan Wittwer, of Mena, ...

  • 5 April

    Malcolm Wade – Life is a Dance

    BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – Where is happiness found? If you talk to ten different people you may receive ten differnet answers. Vicki Baum once said, “There are shortcuts to happiness and dancing is one of them.” For many, dancing is not the first answer that came to the mind, but for Malcolm Wade, dancing not only leads to happiness, but ...

  • 5 April

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: March 27 – April 2, 2017

    March 27, 2017 Report from complainant on Raccoon Ridge near Mena of the theft of a firearm, valued at $500.00. Investigation continues. Report from complainant on Polk 93 in the Rocky community of the theft of a firearm, valued at $200.00. The firearm was later located by the owner. Report from complainant on Highway 71 South in Hatton of the ...

  • 5 April

    Mena Police Department: March 26 – April 1, 2017

    March 26, 2017 Cory David Dean, 35, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant from Osceola. Brianna Lee Rush, 18, of Mena was arrested and charged with theft of property after a call to a local resale shop. March 27, 2017 Michael Ray Moore, 21, of Mena was charged with DWI after officers observed a vehicle in the ditch ...

  • 5 April

    Reception for Young Artists’ Exhibit

    BY BARBARA M. TOBAIS – Mena Art Gallery will hold a reception for the work of young artists on Saturday, April 8, from 1 to 3 pm. Awards will be presented at 2 pm. We are fortunate to have the opportunity to work with so many talented young people. Some are from local art classes; some are home schooled or ...

March, 2017

  • 29 March

    Polk County Births

    Marylyn and Jonathan Woody, of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby boy, born on March 20th. Emily and Jason Wilhite, of Lockesburg, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born on March 23rd.

  • 29 March

    Mena Police Department: March 19-25, 2017

    March 19, 2017 Page Michelle Hullinger, and Robert Ruess, 23, both of Mena were charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after officers were called to a local store. March 20, 2017 Michelle Diane Bice, 38, of Mena was arrested on three warrants. Two warrants were from Mena for failure to pay fines and court costs and the third was failure ...

  • 29 March

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: March 20-26, 2017

    March 20, 2017 Report from complainant on Polk 61 near the Board Camp community of the theft of a firearm and two bows, all valued at $1,743.47. Investigation continues. March 21, 2017 Report from complainant on Chester Lane near Mena of the theft of a motorcycle, valued at $3,500.00.  Investigation continues. Report from complainant on Polk 70 near Cherry Hill ...

  • 29 March

    Johnson Manor B&B – A Vacation that Feels like Home

    BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – It is said that the bed and breakfast inn was born of sharing food with friends. At Johnson Manor Bed and Breakfast, that’s just what guests are considered to be…friends. A warm smile and open doors await visitors from all over the world. Larry and Carol Johnson, innkeepers of the charming bed and breakfast located at ...