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August, 2018

  • 13 August


    July 30th, August 1st, and August 3rd, 10 young people from Polk County attended a special robotics program at the Mena Branch of the Polk County Library. Participates were age 10 to 15. They learned about programming and had the opportunity to operate robots on Friday, August 3rd. The program instructor was Shannon Jesse. Some of the robots were programmed ...

June, 2018

  • 4 June

    Rich Mountain Conservation District Announces Scholarship Winners

    Rich Mountain Conservation District is proud to announce the winners of their annual scholarship. Josey Webb is a Senior at Acorn High School and is the daughter of Duane and Dot Webb. Josey plans on attending SAU in Magnolia majoring in Ag Business. Autumn Liles is a Senior at Mena High School and is the daughter of Joe Liles and ...

  • 1 June

    Gathright Endowment Completed

    The Al and Diann Gathright Endowment Grant was recently completed and endowed to the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Foundation by a donation from Al and Diann Gathright. The purpose of the endowment is to provide support the UA Rich Mountain Foundation Development Fund, help secure additional funding through grants or other means, enhance facilities, and support ongoing needs, programs, ...

  • 1 June

    Chism Maye Receives Transfer Scholarship From Arkansas Tech University

    Arkansas Tech University is pleased to announce that Chism Maye has received a Transfer Scholarship for the fall 2018 semester.  This $2000 scholarship is awarded on academic merit and has a total potential value of $12,000 over three years.  Chism is the son of Vicky Maye and Bryan Maye.  Chism’s honors and awards include, Arkansas Game and Fish Conservation Scholarship ...

April, 2016

  • 13 April

    Youth Turkey Season Held Last Weekend

    Arkansas’ Youth Turkey season was held over the weekend on April 9th & 10th, where youth across the state got a chance to bag a gobbler, as generations have done before them. On such youth was six-year old Ryan Walston who bagged his first turkey ever. The bird weighed 20 pounds, had an 11-inch beard, with 1-inch spurs. Walston killed ...

August, 2014

  • 21 August

    Menus for County Schools – Friday, August 22, 2014

    Mena Public Schools Breakfast: Poptart, Grapes, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main: Country Style Beef Pattie, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Steamed Broccoli, Oatmeal Roll (6-12), Banana, Milk;  Choice: Chicken Tenders, Mashed Potatoes/ Gravy, Steamed Broccoli, Oatmeal Roll, Banana, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast: Breakfast Bar, Fruit, Juice, Milk Lunch: Hamburgers, Lettuce & Tomatoes, Pickles, Fries, Cookie, Fruit, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast:  Super Donut, Orange Wedges, Juice, Milk Lunch: Chicken ...