Mena Regional Health System proudly welcomed the First Baby of the New Year, Madison Dean Howell. Madison was born on January 1, 2016 at 1:57 pm weighing 6lbs 15 ½ oz and measuring 19 ½ in long. Jay Quebedeaux, CEO and Teresa Wise, Women’s Services Director presented the New Year Baby Basket to proud parents, David and Emily Howell. Big sister, Makenzie Mae also happily accepted the special gift for her new baby sister. A special thank you to those who donated gift cards, certificates and baby items for the basket; Bear State Bank, Union Bank, Diamond Bank, Arvest Bank, MRHS Gift Shop, MRHS Administration, Main Street Shoppe, James’ Super Save Foods, Papa’s Mexican Café’, Sweet Peas Photography and Janssen Avenue Florist and Gifts.