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First Care Family Health and Walk-In Clinic – Quality and Convenience

BY LEANN DILBECK – Mena has welcomed a new healthcare clinic to the community that offers a plethora of services and extended hours. First Care Family Health and Walk-In Clinic may be new to the community but its 13 healthcare professionals are familiar faces to many! First Care Family Health and Walk-In Clinic is located at 1706 Hwy 71 North, ...

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Knights of Columbus – Serving Community and Family

BY LEANN DILBECK – The Knights of Columbus was founded in 1882 by Father Michael J. McGivney, assistant pastor of St. Mary’s Church in New Haven, Conn.  Based on the principles of charity, patriotism, unity and fraternity, the Order remains the world’s foremost Catholic fraternal benefit society. The Knights was formed to render financial aid to members and their families. ...

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Polk County Farm Bureau – A Legacy of Insuring and Protecting Rural Life

BY LEANN DILBECK – The Polk County Farm Bureau Insurance Agency provides personal lines of insurance for homes, auto, boat, farms, equipment, health through Blue Cross/Blue Shield, life insurance, and annuities for approximately 3,125 members in Polk County. They also provide limited banking services including loans, CD’s, checking, money market accounts, business lines of credit, and credit cards. The agency ...

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Ouachita Regional Hospice – Care During One of Life’s Most Important Times

BY LEANN DILBECK – There are literally hundreds upon thousands of websites and books on how to strategically select a career, but in many cases, the most gratifying careers select us or even call us. And that is precisely the case with the caring professionals at Ouachita Regional Hospice, who walk their patients and their families through one of life’s ...

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Whitley Lind Photography – Focusing on You!

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – It has been said that a photograph is like the pause button of life. A photograph captures a moment in time so that the moment can be enjoyed years later. Photographers dream of capturing the moment that perfectly portrays the essence of their subject. Alfred Eisenstaedt once said, “It is more important to click with people ...

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Friends and Company- Serving the Community

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – People go to hair salons to have their hair styled, cut, and colored. Some may go to receive a manicure or pedicure. But for many, it’s a social experience and the public hub for small talk, sipping coffee, and sharing stories. Friends and Company Salon in Mena is more than a place to receive a haircut, ...

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Books and Stuf – Continuing a Legacy of Reading in Mena

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – For avid book readers, a bookstore is both an exciting and dangerous place. Every row of books presents another new adventure behind the book covers and another opportunity to invest in your private book library. “The bookshop has a thousand books, all colors, hues, and tinges, and every cover is a door that turns on magic ...

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Dallas Masonic Lodge #128 – Building Better Men and Communities

Mark Twain. John Wayne. George Washington. Neil Armstrong. These men are all in some way iconic figures in history, but what do they all have in common? Each of these men were a part of a fraternity, a brotherhood. These icons were all members of the freemasons. This brotherhood of men have existed for the purpose of charity, building good ...

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Polk County CALL – Working to End Foster Care Crisis

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – 5,000. It may not seem like a big number, but numbers are all about perspective. 5,000 fans at a college football game would be awfully low, or 5,000 people in a town is a small community. However, when 5,000 describes the number of children in foster care in Arkansas, that is not just a number, but ...

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JOLT – Educating and Inspiring Theatre Talent

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – Everyone wishes that they could escape every once in a while, to be somebody else, somewhere else. Acting allows for someone to do this, to take on the role and character of someone else, somewhere else. Lee Hall once said, “The point of theatre is transformation: to make an extraordinary event out of ordinary material right ...

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