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Mena Police Department Reports for the Week of January 6, 2018 January 12, 2019 follow:

January 6 & 7, 2019 A local woman reported that someone had entered her apartment when she was out and had stolen medication.  No suspects at this time. A motorist called officers to a local highway regarding a briefcase they found in a ditch.  Officers retrieved the item, but there was not identification located.  It was placed into evidence. Billy Joseph Fletcher, 32, ...

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Robert “Bob” Paul Piearcy Sr.

Robert “Bob” Paul Piearcy Sr., age 77, of Mena, died Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at John L. McClellan Memorial Hospital in Little Rock.  He was born on Monday, March 17, 1941 to Philip Anderson and Elsie Lannie Keen Piearcy in Hugo, Oklahoma. Bob was a Godly man with strong Christian values whose bible and faith guided his life. He attended ...

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OLT “Farce of Nature” Cast Announced

Scotty Jenkins will direct the next OLT/Just 4 Fun Players production, “Farce of Nature” written by Hope, Jones, and Wooten.  This trio of playwrights is known for their self-described “madcap comedies” in which characters are memorably eccentric and find themselves in hilarious situations.  OLT has produced several of these comedies in the past, including “The Dixie Swim Club,” “Southern Hospitality” ...

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Robbie L. Blodgett Blair

Robbie L. Blodgett Blair age 76, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. Robbie was born on September 23, 1942 in Tucumcari, New Mexico to the late Harold Blodgett and the late Opal Buttrill Blodgett. She was a school teacher in Acorn and Mena for many years.  Robbie enjoyed keeping busy with knitting, crocheting, and ...

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Don’t Have a Blue Christmas: Have Fun at the December Cash Mob

Judy Thompson, Cash Mob coordinator for Mena Downtown Partners, says that the December Cash Mob will be like the song by Elvis: There’ll be a blue Christmas without you. She advises the Cash Mob is a great time for fun and shopping…the more, the merrier! The Christmas Mob will be hosted on December 8 th by Ouachita Coffee, 821 Mena ...

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November 14, 2018

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Jo N. Titsworth

Jo N. Titsworth age 85, of Brookeland, Texas formerly of Mena passed away Sunday, October 21, 2018 in Texas. Jo was born on January 23, 1933 in Carthage, Texas to the late Bennie D. Boyd and the late Zona Boyd. She enjoyed fishing and hunting with family and friends. Jo also loved to work in her garden and cook for ...

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Judy Higgins Joyce

Judy Higgins Joyce age 51 of New Boston, Texas passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018 in Texarkana Texas. She was born on February 17, 1967 in Mena, Arkansas to the late John Higgins and Shirley Wright Moore. She was married to William Joyce for twenty-two years.  She worked at many things in her life, such as truck driver, cashier and other ...

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John Creed (J.C.) Moore

John Creed (J.C.) Moore, age 91, of Zafra, Oklahoma went to be with his LORD October 1, 2018 at his home.  J.C.  was born in Roaring Springs, Texas on September 15, 1927 to the late William F. (Bill) and Rosa Blackwell Moore.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, worked in the timber industry most of his life, and was a member ...

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Dorothy Jean Parker

Dorothy Jean Parker, age 95, of Wickes, Arkansas passed away October 4, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas. She was born July 28, 1923 in Smolan, Kansas to the late Algot Brown and the late Edna Jhelm Brown.  Dorothy proudly served her country during WW II in the Navy. Later years she became a LPN and was a wonderful seamstress.  She loved her family ...

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