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April, 2017

  • 13 April

    Mena resident graduates from University of Arkansas at Little Rock

    LITTLE ROCK, AR (03/30/2017)– Lee Smith of Mena, AR, recently graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The fall 2016 commencement ceremony was held Dec. 17, 2016, in the UA Little Rock Jack Stephens Center. With about 11,000 students and 100 programs, UA Little Rock offers learning, research, service, social and career opportunities that can only be found ...

  • 13 April

    Acorn High School’s Students of the Month

    The Acorn High School Faculties have chosen students for the March Students of the Month program. The following students were chosen in each grade: 6th Grade, Dakota Sullivan, son of Shelby and Jennifer Sullivan; 7th Grade, Andi Bates, daughter of Billy Bates; 8th Grade, Halli Holland, daughter of Steven and Samantha Holland; 9th Grade, Mercedes Mowdy, daughter of Elvy and ...

  • 13 April

    Acorn Music Department to Host Dinner Theatre

    SUBMITTED – The Acorn High School Music Department will be hosting a dinner theater on Friday, April 28th and Saturday, April 29th. Choir students will be performing your favorite Disney songs while the band students serve a delicious spaghetti dinner with garlic bread, salad, and dessert. Seating is limited so please reserve your tickets as soon as possible. Tickets will ...

  • 13 April

    Cossatot Soccer Teams Continue Winning Streak

    BY EASTON LEONARD – The Cossatot River High School boys soccer team has now won their first six games of the season. Cossatot defeated the Mena Bearcats on April 4th, by a score of 5-4. The Eagles took on the Arkadelphia Badges on Tuesday night and will travel to Nashville to take on the Scrappers on the 14th. The Cossatot ...

  • 6 April

    Acorn Music Department to Host Dinner Theatre

    The Acorn High School Music Department will be hosting a dinner theater on Friday, April 28th and Saturday, April 29th. Choir students will be performing your favorite Disney songs, while the band students serve a delicious spaghetti dinner with garlic bread, salad, and dessert. Seating is limited, so please reserve your tickets as soon as possible. Tickets will be paid ...

  • 6 April

    MHS Quiz Bowl Advances to State Tournament

    By Shreetika Gyanwali – (SUBMITTED BY: MHS Bear Facts) The Mena High School Quiz Bowl team qualified to compete in the state tournament in in Dardanelle, on Saturday, April 1, 2017, after attending the regional tournament at Ashdown on March 10. They received a trophy for placing second out of seven total teams that competed in regionals. They faced Ashdown, ...

  • 6 April

    Land and Forestry Contest Held at Gillham Lake

    The Rich Mountain Conservation District along with the Cossatot Conservation Districted hosted a land and forestry judging contest for high school teams on Tuesday, March 21, 2017.  The contest was held at the Gillham Lake Corps of Engineer building and Little Coon Creek Campground.  Teams from as far as Clinton, AR attended this year.  There were a total of 142 ...

  • 6 April

    Vandervoort Elementary Kindergarten, Preschool and ABC Registration

    Parents who will be enrolling students in Vandervoort Kindergarten, Preschool, and ABC Programs for 2017-2018, may pick up registration forms at their convenience in the elementary office.  We will also need a copy of the child’s birth certificate, social security card, immunization record, and physical exam documentation.  Kindergarten students must be 5 years old on or before August 1, 2017.  ...

  • 6 April

    Vandervoort Elementary Pre-Kindergarten Day

    Pre-Kindergarten Day for students who will be attending Kindergarten at Vandervoort Elementary for the 2017-2018 school year is Friday, April 28.  Students are invited to spend Friday morning at school getting acquainted with the teachers and classrooms before school starts in August.  You may bring your child to school at 9:00 a.m.  Children will need to be picked up at ...

  • 6 April

    Acorn High School Students of the Month March 2017

    The Acorn High School Faculties have chosen students for the March Students of the Month program. The following students were chosen in each grade: 6th Grade, Dakota Sullivan, son of Shelby and Jennifer Sullivan; 7th Grade, Andi Bates, daughter of Billy Bates; 8th Grade, Halli Holland, daughter of Steven and Samantha Holland; 9th Grade, Mercedes Mowdy, daughter of Elvy and ...