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Mena 7th Grade Basketball Competes In Greenwood

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Saturday, January 20th, the Mena 7th grade Bearcats and Ladycats competed in the Greenwood Jamboree. In the Ladycats’ first game, the A-team fell to hosting Greenwood 22-9, as the B-team also lost 12-2. In their second game, the Ladycats A-team took on Ozark and won 20-6, as Emily Machler and Keira Hall led the team ...

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HHE Encourages Memorizing Multiplication Tables with “Secret Agents of Math”

“’WE’ at Holly Harshman are so proud of Ryan Jiang,” said HHE staff.   Ryan was the first of Mrs. White’s “Secret Agents of Math” to master his multiplication tables through 12.  As a reward for his hard work, Mrs. White presented him with a $10.00 gift card to Wal-Mart.

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Acorn Preschoolers Honor Officer for National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Mrs. Kim and Mrs. Amanda’s preschool class at on the Acorn Campus of Ouachita River School District recently honored ORSD-Acorn campus School Resource Officer, Duane Harvey with a handmade card and a gift in honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Acorn Preschool Director, Kim Larucci stated that their preschool classes “absolutely love Officer Harvey so they wanted to do ...

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Earldene Young Black

Earldene Young Black, age 91, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas. She was born on November 19, 1926 in San Benito, Texas to the late Clyde M. Young and the late Pearl Garner Young. Earldene was married to Keith Smith Black and he preceded her in death. Earldene lived in Mena the last several ...

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School Lunch Menus: January 22-26, 2018

Acorn Public Schools: Monday Breakfast: Pre-K: Pancake wrap, syrup, fruit, milk. Grades K-12: Variety cereal, pancake wrap, syrup, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Pre-K: Popcorn chicken, breadstick, green beans, fruit, milk. Grades K-5: Popcorn chicken or chicken parmesan, breadstick, green beans, fruit, milk, salad bar. Grades 6-12: Popcorn chicken, chicken parmesan, potato bar, breadstick, green beans, fruit, milk, salad bar. Tuesday ...

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Mena Middle School 1st Semester Honor Roll and Merit List

Mena Middle School has announced their Honor Roll and Merit List students for the first semester of the 2017-2018 school year. Receiving All A’S are: 6th grade – Elaina Aleshire, Jocelyn Biard, Sophia Brewer, Caorline Cannon, Taten Collins, Joseph Cude, Katrina Dixon, Hailey Emerson, Jaeli Fields, Jesse Garcia, Amy Gragg,Kiylee Hughes, Kaelyn Nichols, Nichole Philpot, Brendan Ricker, Casady Rode, Logan ...

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Lady Eagles Win Cossatot Tournament

BY EASTON LEONARD – Saturday night, January 13th, the Cossatot Lady Eagles and Acorn Lady Tigers matched up in the girls’ championship game of the Cossatot River Sr. High Basketball Tournament. The Lady Eagles came into Saturday’s game with tournament wins against Dierks (36-24) and Caddo Hills (43-29), as Acorn entered with wins over Horatio (59-40) and Nashville (63-46). In ...

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Bearcats Hand Nashville First Loss

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Tuesday night, January 9th, the Mena Bearcats senior high basketball team hosted the Nashville Scrappers at the Union Bank Center. The Bearcats started off the contest on a 6-0 run, but Nashville answered with a 7-0 of their own, forcing Mena to call a timeout with 4:03 left in the first quarter, down by one, ...

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Acorn Basketball Blows Past Umpire

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Friday night, January 12th, Acorn Basketball hosted Umpire at Acorn High School. Prior to the senior high games, the Acorn Jr. Tigers defeated Umpire 55-21. In the first quarter of the senior girls game, the Lady Tigers outscored Umpire 37-4, to take a thirty-three point lead into the second. Acorn outscored the Lady Wildcats by ...

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Wickes Elementary December Star Students

Wickes Elementary has announced their Star Students for the month of December 2017. Pictured are: Front Row (L-R) Jenna Trinidad, Jacqueline Teodoro, Allison Perez, Jesus Ruiz, and Jonny Aguilar; Middle Row (L-R) Citlally Ruiz, Leslie Esquivel, Kaydince Gray, and Fernando Cortes; Back Row (L-R) Jackson Dering, Emanuel Trinidad, Maria Perez, Nicole Martinez, Korey Wheeler, and Hayden Watson. Not Pictured: Jaynee ...

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