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Plans underway for 5th Annual Ouachita Arts Celebration

The Ouachita Arts Celebration is back for the 5th annual festival showcasing the creativity of the region. The street festival continues to bring more art of all kinds to downtown Mena.    There will be a cake decorating competition for amateur bakers judged by the highly qualified Maryann Kleinot. The cakes will be displayed for all to see in the ...

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Caring for a loved one with health issues

   Are you, or do you see yourself, as a spouse, family member, or caregiver for someone with health issues now or in the future? Would you feel overwhelmed and uncertain about what to do or where to turn for help? Consider Mary’s situation…    Mary has been caring for her ailing mother diagnosed with  health issues. Already stressed from ...

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Hannah McDonald crowned 2018 Mena Bearcat Homecoming Queen

Heather Grabin/News Director        The Mena Bearcats didn’t let a little rain spoil their pageantry Friday night. Senior Hannah McDonald was crowned 2018 Mena Homecoming Queen and the Bearcats honored their queen with the annihilation of Waldron in a 49-0 win.    Making up the 2018 Homecoming Court were freshmen maids Cassidy Ashcraft and Sarah Grenier; sophomore maids ...

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UA Rich Mountain Halloween Night cancelled

The UA Rich Mountain SGA Halloween Night scheduled for tonight, Thurs., Oct. 25, has been cancelled due to weather.

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CMA Changing of the Colors Rally Motorcycle Parade is Saturday, October 20

The CMA Changing of the Colors Rally Motorcycle Parade is tomorrow, Sat., Oct. 20 beginning at 1 p.m. at Iron Mountain. The parade route comes into downtown Mena for the first time ever this year. The parade route established by the Mena City Council is as follows: Motorcyclists will gather at the Mena Middle School Bus Garage on Mena Street, ...

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Mystrey Joie James

Mystrey Joie James entered the world on Saturday, May 31, 2008 and left too soon on Saturday, June 2, 2018. She was 10 years old. Mystrey just finished the 3rd grade and attended Arkansas Virtual Academy. She loved animals and wanted to be a veterinarian when she grew up. She was involved in scouting and the Ouachita Little Theater. She was ...

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