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April, 2019

  • 10 April

    Cossatot River High Music Department to Present Spring Concert

    (WICKES)  The Cossatot River High School Music Department will present their Spring concert, “On With the Show”, on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the Holbert Auditorium in Wickes, AR. Featured in the choir concert will be the 7th grade TrebleMakers, 8th grade TrebleTones, 7th/and 8th grade AccaFellas, senior high ladies Cantabile, and the senior high mixed choir Noteworthy. TrebleMakers are ...

  • 10 April

    Mena Bands Earn First Division Superior Ratings

    Mena Middle School band received a First Division Superior Rating for their performance at the Region 8 Concert & Sight-Reading Assessment on Tuesday, April 2nd.   This high mark earns them the title of Sweepstake Band. Mena High School band competed in the Region 8 Assessment on Thursday, April 4th where they too represented Mena with an outstanding performance.  The high ...

  • 10 April

    Kindegarten Registration Coming Soon In Vandevoort

    (MENA) Applications are being accepted for kindergarten age students who will attend Vandervoort Elementary next year.  Kindergarten students must be 5 on or before August 1, 2019. Pre-Kindergarten screenings for Kindergarten students will be April 29th and 30th. It will take approximately 30 minutes for your child to be evaluated. Pre-Kindergarten day will be May 3rd from 9:00-11:30am. Students who will attend ...

  • 10 April

    High School Sports Schedule For The Week

    Wednesday, April 10th SOFTBALL: Murfreesboro vs. Mena   Thursday, April 11th BASEBALL: Mount Ida vs. Ouachita SOFTBALL: Centerpoint (Amity) vs. Mount Ida   Friday, April 12th BASEBALL: Mount Ida vs. Acorn Cossatot River vs. Dierks SOFTBALL: Mount Ida vs. Acorn Cossatot River vs. Dierks Hackett vs. Mena   Monday, April 15th BASEBALL: Acorn vs. Murfreesboro Horatio vs. Cossatot River Foreman ...

  • 10 April

    UA Rich Mountain and Arkansas Workforce Center to Host Job Fair

    [MENA)  UA Rich Mountain, Career Pathways, along with Arkansas Workforce Center are hosting a Job Fair, Thursday, April 18, inside the Ouachita Center on the main campus of UA Rich Mountain. This event is completely free and there is no registration required.  Charlotte Wiles, Director of Career Pathways, explained that many of the businesses will be looking to fill full-time ...

  • 3 April

    Job Fair Held At Ouachita River School District

    By James Hammack (ACORN) A Job Fair was held on Tuesday at the Acorn High School Gym, in which over 50 area businesses and organizations gathered, presented by the Ouachita River School District. Those presenting job opportunities were varied and offered the Acorn and Oden High School students attending multiple choices in careers. The booths ranged from State Parks, to ...

  • 3 April

    McKenzie Achieves 3rd Highest Score in Archery Tournament

    Wickes Elementary archer, Aiden McKenzie, recently achieved the 3rd Highest Score in the Elementary Division 3D Tournament at the Arkansas State Archery Tournament in Hot Springs. Aiden is a 5th grade student in the Cossatot River School District, and he is an archer on the Wickes Elementary Archery Team coached by Shelly Speight.

  • 3 April

    Wickes Elementary March Star Students

    1st Row (L-R) Jayden Munoz, Nataly Gonzalez-Antunez, and Rafael Salgado. 2nd Row (L-R) Kaydince Gray, Ethan Ashcraft, Dalton Wise, and Parker Crow. 3rd Row (L-R) L.J. Blackmon, Zachary McCormick, Mairany Marrufo, Jason McDaniel, and Jhovani Perez. Not pictured: Beau Hennings, Santana Hernandez, Kaleb Olalde, and Rylee Ollar. Submitted photo.

March, 2019

  • 27 March

    Acorn Archers Are The Best In Arkansas

    (ACORN) – For a high school program in rural Western Arkansas, pride is running high especially after only being a program for only seven years. The hard work paid off and now the Acorn Archery team would like to get some help that would help pay for expenses in their trip to the National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) Archery ...

  • 27 March


    Friday, March 29, 2019 BASEBALL: Cossatot River vs. Acorn Horatio vs. Mount Ida Mena vs. Nashville   SOFTBALL: Cossatot River vs. Acorn Mena at The River City Rumble Tournament Horatio vs. Mount Ida   Saturday, March 30, 2019 SOFTBALL: Mena at The River City Rumble Tournament   Monday, April 1, 2019 BASEBALL: Acorn vs. Dierks Cossatot River vs. Gurdon Murfreesboro ...