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Polk County Births

Miranda Wright and Robert Hardin, of Waldron, are the proud parents of a baby boy born on February 13th. Jodie and Lynn Slater, of Danville, are the proud parents of a baby boy born on February 15th. Rachel Zarate and Marcos Gutierrez, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born on February 15th.

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Mena Police Department: February 11-15, 2018

February 11, 2018 Martin Calwell, age 18, of Mena, was arrested for Obstructing Governmental Operations, Possession of Schedule VI-less than 4oz, and Possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop for an inoperative brake light. Anthony Domingez, age 21, of Mena, was arrested for DWI 1st offense, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, No Driver’s License, and Inoperative Brake Light. Anastasia Jennings, ...

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Larry F. Hooper

Larry F. Hooper age 77, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, February 19, 2018 in Mena. Larry was born in Eagleton, Arkansas on September 15, 1940 to the late Frank Hooper and Lu Vada Bates Hooper. He was lovingly married to Betty Crowley Hooper for 58 years.  Larry proudly served his country in the United States Army. He retired from U. ...

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Joan Reynolds

Joan Reynolds, 83, of Cove, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Ft. Smith, AR. Joan Elizabeth Anderson was born March 25, 1934, to James Anderson and Laura May Anderson, (ne VanCampen) in Philadelphia, PA. She is survived by her husband, James Reynolds of Cove; her brother Jim Anderson of Vista, CA; her half-brother David Anderson of San Fransisco, CA; her step-brother ...

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Franklin Keith Ruther

Franklin Keith Ruther, age 90, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, February 16, 2018 in Mena. He was born in Sparks, Nebraska on April 25, 1927 to the late Frank Thomas Ruther and the late Dorothy Schroeder Ruther. He grew up working on his parents’ farm with his brother Gene, caring for animals, crops and the land. He was a ...

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Clarene Ward

Clarene Ward, age 81 of Mena, Arkansas, left us on, Thursday, February 15, 2018 to be with the Lord that she loved and served. She was born on Saturday, March 7, 1936 to William Ode and Oda Malinda Sanders Wiles in Posey Hollow, Arkansas Clarene was a long time member of the Southside Church of God in Mena.  She enjoyed ...

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Billie Jo McCoy

Billie Jo McCoy, age 74, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, February 16, 2018 in Cove, Arkansas.   Billie Jo was born on June 30, 1943 in Mena, Arkansas to Earl White and Bertha Dickison White.  She was happily married to Raymond Dale McCoy for 56 years, was a Registered Nurse and was dedicated to the medical field.  Most of all she ...

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Brian Bowser Seeks Fifth Term as Coroner

“I am looking forward to again be serving Polk County for another term for Polk County Coroner; serving as Coroner is not an easy job, but it is rewarding serving the people of Polk County. I feel the people of this county deserve to be treated with respect and compassion, especially in the circumstances that I serve in.  I have ...

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Oren David Joel Rhodes

Oren David Joel Rhodes, age 77, of Hatfield, passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at his home.  He was born on Monday, November 11, 1940 to Hayden Samuel Monroe and Myrtle Lee Lambert Rhodes in Vandervoort, Arkansas. Oren was a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and a great friend, who will be missed by all who knew him. He is ...

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Maurice “Greasy” Manasco

Maurice “Greasy” Manasco, Sr. age 84, of Cove, Arkansas passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018 in Mena. Maurice was born on October 16, 1933 to the late Thomas Jefferson “Jeff” Manasco and Julie Ann Davis Manasco in Cove, Arkansas. He proudly served his country in the Army during the Korean War and was also active in the VFW. Maurice was ...

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