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Back to School Bash Set for Friday

Several local churches have joined together to host what they hope will become an annual event for local students. A ‘Back 2 School Block Party’ is planned for this Friday, August 18, at Bearcat Stadium and is open to all county students 6th through 12th grade, including Acorn, Cossatot, Mena or home school students. The Red Black Scrimmage for Mena, ...

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Back to School Bash Success

The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain, with the help of community and business donations, were able to serve 660 Polk County Students this year in their annual Back to School Bash. Each student received a backpack and school supplies. Shown are two former Holly Harshman Elementary teachers, Marilyn Davenport (left) and Tracy Hensley (right), who volunteered to help pass out ...

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Back to School to be Held at New Location

This year’s Back to School Bash that provides hundreds of county students with supplies for the upcoming school year will be held at a new location this year. In the past, the event has been held at Healthy Connections, Inc., however, this year, the event will be held at the Ouachita Center at Rich Mountain Community College on July 26, ...

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Back to School Bash Doubles in Size

The Back to School Bash hosted by Healthy Connections, Inc. was a big success this year, even amongst pouring rain. In total, 573 people signed in for the event and 443 Polk County students received backpacks and school supplies to begin the 2015-2016 school year. That amount is double what was given away last year. There were several door prizes ...

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Annual Back to School Bash This Thursday

BY MELANIE BUCK – The annual Back to School Bash sponsored by Healthy Connections, Inc., will take place this Thursday, July 30, at the HCI – Mena Campus where families can receive free backpacks and school supplies for their children ages K-12. The event starts at 4 p.m. and will last until 6 p.m. at 136 Health Park Drive, across from ...

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