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Plans underway for Veteran’s Day

Polk County is preparing to recognize our Veterans this Nov. for their service to the United States and recognize their courage and the honor that comes with being a member of the armed forces.   Your help is still needed to make this Polk County Veteran’s Celebration the best ever. Students in Jessica Smith’s EAST class at Mena Middle School ...

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Christmas Festival plans being finalized by Mena A & P

The Mena A&P Commission approved a budget of $3,175 for their 2018 Christmas Festival Plan and Budget at their regular meeting this month.   The A&P Commission will be holding their Christmas Festival at 7 p.m. in Janssen Park following the Mena/Polk County Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas Parade that will begin at 6 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 1.   The ...

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City of Mena’s 13th Annual Fall Clean-Up Program

The City of Mena held it’s 13th annual Fall Clean-Up program over a two-week period from October 24th to November 4th. During the annual project, the city’s Street Department hauled 160 dump truck loads of yard debris, household items, and more to be disposed of. The service is free to residents of Mena and is held twice each year, once ...

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Street Department Begins Fall Overlay Projects

BY MELANIE BUCK – Mena’s annual fall street overlay project began last week and the City’s Street Department has a big schedule ahead of them. The project is projected to use more than 3,132 tons of asphalt, just under 2014’s 3,830 tons used. The cost is expected to be around $332,000 to provide overlay in the following areas: Blake Street, ...

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City of Mena’s Annual Spring Clean-Up Dates Announced

[MENA]  The City of Mena Annual Spring Clean-Up is scheduled for Tuesday, May 6, 2014 through Monday, May 12, 2014.  City trucks will pick up items you want to dispose of at no charge.  However, there are certain regulations we have to follow in order that the pick-up will run smoothly. This Clean-up service is free for residences within the ...

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ARCO & City of Mena Unveil New Banners for Downtown

BY LEANN DILBECK – One of the most stunning additions to Mena Street during the streetscape project was the addition of the lampposts. During last week’s ARCO meeting, the City unveiled the new dressings that will adorn the posts and add a splash of color while promoting attributes of the community. The new banners were designed by Sign FX and ...

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New Overlay Buckling on South Mena Street

BY LEANN DILBECK – After the area experienced 4+ inches of rain earlier in the week, a section of the newly paved South Mena Street is already buckling.  Street Department Manager Roy Harris advised the Mena City Council during their October meeting held Tuesday night. According to Harris, there is red clay under the pavement and therefore the asphalt is ...

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