BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY –
The annual Guns & Hoses blood drives are back, with the Mena Police and Fire Department facing off in the friendly competition. During the Guns & Hoses drives, local firefighters ‘battle’ local police officers to see who can have more blood donated to benefit patients across the state through the Arkansas Blood Institute (ABI). Pictured above are firefighters from Station 2 and officers from the Mena Police Department competing in tug of war. The Mena Community Blood Drive will be Monday, June 26 from 12:15-6:30 P.M at the Mena National Guard. Every donor receives a voucher for one entry to Magic Springs and a FREE Guns & Hoses t-shirt.