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July, 2017

  • 19 July

    Mena Resident Earns Prestigious Donaghey Scholarship

    LITTLE ROCK, AR (07/11/2017)– Eric Nelson Sutherland Jr., a Mena, AR, resident, has earned the prestigious University of Arkansas at Little Rock Donaghey Scholarship for the 2017-18 school year. Sutherland Jr., is an Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts graduate. Sutherland Jr.’s, intended major is mechanical engineering at UA Little Rock. The student’s parents are Elizabeth Mattucks and ...

June, 2017

  • 27 June

    SAU Announces 2017-2018 Scholarship Recipients

    MAGNOLIA, AR — Southern Arkansas University has announced the awarding of scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. Students from this area include: Carrie Craver of Grannis. Craver received the Top Ten Percent Scholarship, which includes $3,300 per semester and a four-year value of $26,400. Craver is the daughter of Jill Brinkley. Kadden Crawford of Mena. Crawford received the Achievement Scholarship, ...

  • 27 June

    SAU Inducts 57 Students Into NSLS

    MAGNOLIA, AR — Southern Arkansas University inducted 57 students into the National Society of Leadership and Success recently during the 2017 spring semester. Inductees from this area include: Jessica Beck is a sophomore Agricultural Education major from Mena. Shelby Vaughn is a senior K-6 Elementary Education major from Mena. The National Society of Leadership and Success is a leadership honor ...

  • 21 June

    Acorn Middle & High School’s Academic Awards

    The following awards were presented to students at the Academic Awards Banquet on Thursday, May 18, 2017. Mr. Barr: Chantry Blake (Bridge to Algebra II), Matthew Nance (Geometry), Aubrey Harvey (Algebra I), Jack Ha (Algebra III). Ms. Haggard: Makenna Goss (Computer Business Applications), Heather Frady (Digital Communications III-IV), Kinzie Kyle (Digital Communications II), Kinzie Kyle (Digital Communications I), Halli Holland ...

  • 13 June

    University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Announces Spring 2017 Honor Recipients

    The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain has announced the students named to the Chancellor’s List and Vice Chancellor’s List who were enrolled for the spring 2017 semester. Students named to the Chancellor’s List are full-time, current students who complete 12 semester credit hours or more, excluding developmental coursework, and earn a 4.0 grade point average or higher. The Chancellor’s List ...

  • 13 June

    Mena Middle School Academic Awards

    The 6th grade students listed below have been recognized for their outstanding performance in the following subjects: Art (Webb)- Jerrin Parsons, Dusty Davis, Kristian Pellegrino, and Crissie Womack. Tools For Learning (Ellison)- Aiden Beck, Dayton Lane, Trevin Plunkett, Luis Basillio, Beau Bledsoe, Lexi Minzel, Emily Ryan, Emmi Hines, Emma Johnson, Emily Leonard, Carmen Puckett. Wellness (Tibbett)- Beau Bledsoe, Joey Slape, ...

  • 13 June

    Acorn Elementary Announces 4th Nine Week Honor Roll

    Acorn Elementary has announced their honor roll for the 4th nine week report card. The following students have received all a’s: 2nd grade: Bailey Andrews, Joshua Bass III,  Karma Christiana, Camara Dill, Josey Dollar, Jaxon Hadley, Sarah Hopper, Dreygon Long, John McAdams, Blake Moore, Chloe Odom, Rowdi Pryor, Ace Sarabia, Gage Sarabia, Steven Walsh, Christian Warner, Michawl Webb, Ashlyn Aguilar, ...

April, 2017

  • 26 April

    Acorn Students Build Important Life Skills

    Acorn’s 7th grade students learned valuable “life skills” thanks to a training session provided by Diamond Lakes on Monday, April 24. Students were provided a budget sheet that gave them an occupation ranging from pediatrician to a line cook. It then detailed their annual income and then showed them their net monthly income after taxes before they were given the ...

  • 26 April

    Mena Head Start Holding Registration

    Mena Head Start Preschool is currently accepting applications for fall enrollment. Children must be at least three years of age to qualify. Early Head Start offers early childhood education for children ages birth to three. Early Head Start also serves expectant mothers. They do not transport. For more information on Mena Head Start or Mena Early Head Start, contact them ...

  • 26 April

    Louise Durham to hold Kindergarten Registration

    Louise Durham Elementary will hold Kindergarten Registration on Thursday, April 27th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the school library.  In order to register, your child should be 5 years old on or before August 1st.  Documents needed are:  birth certificate, social security card, shot record, and documentation of a well-child physical within the last 2 years.  You may enroll your child ...