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June, 2019

  • 19 June

    New Reigning Miss Arkansas USA 2019

    Darynne Dahlem was crowned Miss Arkansas USA 2019. Dahlem was the Miss Apple Blossom contestant. Dahlem is the 22 year old daughter of Ron and Traci Lewellen of Greenwood and is a Cum Laude Honors Graduate at the University of Arkansas with a degree in Animal Science.

  • 19 June

    Exotic Cars Blaze The Blacktop in Mena While Traveling for Charity

    by Jamie Hammack Dallas, Texas and mid-western states based members of EDC, Exotic Drive Club, made a stop in Mena on Friday for meal before continuing their journey. Their drive is a part of the Blue Line Rally, a fundraiser for law enforcement. The rally is an 800 mile drive for members in exotic cars making stops and taking in ...

  • 19 June

    Amateur Boxing Benefit Event Held in Mena

    (MENA)  The Defenders Boxing Club of Mena held a benefit event to “KO Cancer” at the University of Arkansas – Rich Mountain’s Historic Armory facility in downtown Mena on Saturday afternoon. Boxers came as far as North Dakota, Texas, Mississippi, Kansas and of course from Oklahoma and Arkansas to compete. Ages ranged from 8 years old to as old as ...

  • 19 June

    Sally Davidson Takes Prize in Boxing Bout

    At the amateur boxing benefit on Saturday afternoon at the Historic Armory building, Mena’s very own Sally Davison competed against Olivia Lira of the Alley Boxing Club of Wichita, Kansas and took the prize!

  • 19 June

    Living With Disability, Overcoming With Accomplishments

    by Sam Jordan, News Director • news@mypulsenews.com (COVE)  For a young person, being able to obtain accomplishments and accolades while in school, is generally important. Especially, in preparations for a college education and degree, in preparation for that well – paying job in life, is usually not too difficult for most. But, add a disability such as deafness, is something ...

  • 19 June

    UA-Rich Mountain Prepares for Future Expansion

    (MENA)  The University of Arkansas – Rich Mountain broke ground on what Chancellor Dr. Phillip Wilson describes as “the most transformative building project in the history of the college,” last Tuesday evening at 5:30 p.m. The estimated $7.5 million project will boast 144 beds and will also expand the current student union and bookstore to accommodate a larger dining hall. ...

  • 19 June

    Flag Retirement Ceremony Held in Acorn

    Friday, June 14 was Flag Day and a flag retirement ceremony was conducted at the American Legion Frank Fried Post #18 in Acorn. The ceremony has been an integral part of American Legion ritual since 1937 and is held yearly. Members of the Legion conducted the ritual with respect and honor as members of the community looked on. Worn flags ...

  • 19 June

    Farmington Justice of the Peace Arrested On DWI Charges

    (FAYETTEVILLE)  Andrea Jenkins, a Washington County justice of the peace and a teacher and bus driver for the Prairie Grove School District, was arrested early Thursday morning in connection with driving while intoxicated. Jenkins, 41, of Farmington, was booked into the Washington County jail and released on bond at 5:52 a.m. Jenkins said she hired a lawyer and was advised ...

  • 19 June

    Early Start to The 2019-2020 School Year Announced For Mena Public Schools

    (MENA)  Students in the Mena Public Schools will get an early start to the 2019 – 2020 school year, when classes convene on Wednesday, August 14th. Students and staff will get to enjoy Labor Day off, in addition to having off for a Fall Break on Monday, October 21st and Thanksgiving Break from November 25th through 29th. Christmas Break will ...

  • 19 June

    Sanders Returning To Arkansas

    (WASHINGTON)  White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration’s credibility as well as her own, will be leaving her post at the end of June, to return to her home state of Arkansas, in an announcement made by President Donald Trump on Thursday. Sanders, is one ...