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Sidney Romine

Sidney Romine, age 77, of Hatfield, Arkansas, died Monday, July 9, 2018 at home.  He was born on Tuesday, August 20, 1940 to Sid Aaron and Dollie Hopper Romine in McCurtain County, Oklahoma. Sidney was a veteran serving in the United States Army during the Vietnam era stationed in Germany. He was baptized in Cow Creek in Oklahoma as a ...

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Mary Jane Willis

Mary Jane Willis age 40, of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Monday, June 25, 2018 in Mena. Mary was born on July 29, 1977 in Kellogg, Idaho to the late Glen Dale May and Gertrude “Trudy” Helms May. She was married to George Willis and enjoyed being a thoughtful and loving homemaker to her family. Mary Jane enjoyed camping and fishing ...

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Polk County Roads Receive State Aid

Several Polk County Roads are getting improvements thanks to state aid money. Polk County Judge Brandon Ellison said the county had to match 10% and that ARDOT performed engineering and the bid handling process for the work. The work actually started several months ago with the county road department doing prep work including cleaning ditches and improving drainage. The project ...

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High Winds and Flooding Cause Damage to Homes & Roads

BY LEANN DILBECK – A strong thunderstorm that hit Sunday afternoon caused damage in Potter, Hatfield, Shady Grove and Mountain Fork communities in Polk County. According to Office of Emergency Management Manager James Reeves, straight-line winds destroyed a storage building and two homes received minor damage on Polk Road 36. Trees were blocking county roads 36, 37, 39, 48, 125, ...

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Harris Excused from Hatfield City Council

Gordon Named as Replacement BY MELANIE BUCK – During last night’s January meeting of the Hatfield Town Council, all city officials were sworn into office with exception to David Harris, an unopposed alderman on the November 2014 ballot, who was excused from his position. Harris first came under fire, prior to the election, when his residency was in question. The ...

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Polk County Turns 170!

BY MELANIE BUCK – Polk County, being officially established on November 30, 1844, will celebrate its 170th birthday in just a few days. A land that is covered in beauty and full of history and tradition, Polk County is a land all its own. In the last 170 years, the area has seen war and peace, prosperity and poverty, notability ...

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Election Commission Has No Authority to Determine Residency of Candidate

BY MELANIE BUCK – Polk County Election Commission Chairman David Ray stated today that the Polk County Election Commission did not make a scheduled trip to Hatfield on Wednesday afternoon that was meant to determine the residency status of David Harris, who is running for the position of Alderman of the Town of Hatfield. A complaint was recently filed by ...

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