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Annual Troy Miranda Beagle Run to be Held on Saturday

BY MELANIE BUCK – The 8th annual Beagle Run will be held this Saturday to honor SFC Troy L. Miranda, a member of the 153rd Infantry, also known as Charlie Company, that gave the ultimate sacrifice while serving his country in Iraq. Miranda was killed in action May 20, 2004 while leading his squad through one of the most treacherous ...

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Gunfire Rang Through the Streets as Mena Woke Up to Military Training Exercise

BY MELANIE BUCK – A National Guard military training exercise was held Saturday at the old Mena Middle School building on Mena Street, complete with explosions and machine guns. The training was an exercise in urban-style warfare and included capturing a prime target suspect, caring for the injured, and counting the casualties. The morning started out with snow covered streets ...

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