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June, 2018

  • 6 June

    Norma Lee Mitchell Drager

    Norma Lee Mitchell Drager, 75, passed away peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior n Sunday, June 3, 2018.  She was born in Sand Springs, Oklahoma on August 30, 1942 to Ausborn and Vera Mitchell. Norma grew up in Mena, Arkansas and graduated from Mena High School.  She worked for a short time at the county courthouse, before dating ...

May, 2018

  • 24 May

    Mena Police Department Reports for weeks of May 13, 2018 through May 19, 2018

    May 13 &14, 2018 Robert Thrash, 19, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant.   May 15, 2018 Report was made of a missing wallet.  Case is pending further information. Darren Mullins, 49, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Chad N. Watts, 27, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant from the Mena Police Department.   May ...

  • 24 May

    Acorn High School Scholarship Information 2017-18

    Zane Barr, a senior at Acorn High School, plans to attend The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and major in Chemical Engineering. Zane has been awarded the Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship valued at $40,000 and the Chancellor’s Scholarship valued at $32,000. Zane is the eighteen year old son of Mike & Jessica Barr of Mena. Tori Barrett, a senior at Acorn ...

  • 4 May

    Relay for Life Moved

    Relay for Life officials reported that the event has been moved from Janssen Park to the CMA Complex on Iron Mountain due to inclement weather.

April, 2018

  • 24 April

    Harmon Family Clothes Sizes and Contact Information

    The Pulse News has received information about clothes sizes for the Harmon Family that tragically lost all there possessions in a house fire this past Sunday.  The following list is the details we have acquired at this time: Men’s Pants – 38×38, 29×32 Shirt – 2x, Medium Shoe’s – 13, 9 Women’s Pants – 16, 14, 7 Shirt – 2xl, ...

  • 19 April

    Georgia M. Hood Gunn

    Georgia M. Hood Gunn age 86, of Cove, Arkansas passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 in Cove. Georgia was born in Cove, Arkansas on February 7, 1932 to the late George Morris Hood and Ola Mae Owen Hood. She was married to the late James Gunn and was a loving and thoughtful homemaker. Georgia enjoyed listening to the local radio ...

March, 2018

  • 16 March

    Governor Hutchinson Appears at UA Rich Mountain

    On Wednesday March 14th, Governor Asa Hutchinson appeared at UA Rich Mountain for the rededication of the Bill Abernathy Building, and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Mena Workforce Center. Governor Hutchinson was the keynote speaker for the event. More details will follow.

  • 1 March

    Brandon Martin announces Candidacy for Mayor of Mena

    Brandon Martin is announcing his candidacy for Mayor of Mena in the November general election.  Martin is currently in his 20th year of law enforcement and his 4th year as Chief of Police.  He brings to the position management skills in both business and municipal settings. I feel my 20 years of experience working in municipal government and as the department head of the ...

February, 2018

  • 21 February

    Lady Tigers & Tigers Finish District Runner-Up; Next Stop Dierks

    This past week, the Acorn senior girls and senior boys basketball teams competed in the 1A 7 West District Basketball Tournament, hosted at Mount Ida High School. Following a first round bye and a semi-finals win over Dierks (68-24), the Lady Tigers moved onto the girls championship game against Kirby, who had wins over Umpire and Mount Ida. In a ...

  • 7 February

    Mena Jr. Boys Battle Past Jr. Badgers

    BY EASTON LEONARD  – Thursday night, February 1st, the Mena Jr. Bearcats basketball team hosted the Arkadelphia Jr. Badgers at Jim Rackley Gymnasium. Before the Junior Varisty game, the Junior High JV Bearcats fell short to Arkadelphia 23-11 In what played out to be a close game most of the night, Mena narrowly outscored the Jr. Badgers 12-9 in the ...