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Lucinda Lemus Escobar

Lucinda Lemus Escobar, age 92, of Mena, Arkansas, died Sunday, March 4, 2018 at the Mena Regional Health System surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Wednesday, October 28, 1925 to Hubense Arriaga and Apolinaria Lemus in Choloma, Honduras. ‘Ms. Lucy’, as she was known by most all of Mena, was a very hard working, faithful lady who ...

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Sara J. Wilcher

Sara J. Wilcher age 73 of Wickes, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018 in Waldron. Sara was born on January 11, 1945 in Canton, Ohio to the late Raymond Durrell Haun and the late Sylvia Irene Baughman Haun. Sara married the love of her life, James Roger Wilcher. Sara loved her family and spending time with her children and ...

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Michael Terence Hoban

Michael Terence Hoban, age 59, of Pine Ridge, Arkansas died Thursday, March 1, 2018 at his family home.  He was born on Wednesday, July 2, 1958 to John Francis and Bernice Evelyn Trinko Hoban in Oak Park, Illinois. Michael was a friend to all and was a generous person to all that needed his help.  Michael was an outdoorsman who ...

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Jimmy Carl Curry

Jimmy Carl Curry age 69, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2018 in Mena. Jimmy was born on September 15, 1948 in Mena, Arkansas to Carl Curry and Pauline Wolfenberger Curry. He was a painter in the Automotive and Aircraft Industry.  One of his favorite hobbies was stock car racing, in which he participated. Jimmy was a loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend to ...

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School Lunch Menus: March 5-9, 2018

Acorn Public Schools: Monday Breakfast: PreK: Pancake wrap, syrup, fruit, milk. Grades K-12: Variety cereal, pancake wrap, syrup, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: PreK: Beefy macaroni, roll, mashed potatoes, green peas, fruit, milk. Grades K-5: Beef macaroni, popcorn chicken, roll, mashed potatoes, green peas, fruit, milk, salad bar. Grades 6-12: Choice of potato bar Tuesday Breakfast: PreK: Variety cereal, fruit, ...

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Acorn Students Amazed by Chocolate!

Acorn second grade students loaded a Little Rock Tours charter bus on a rainy February 21 and traveled to Bentonville to learn about Chocolate at the Scott Family Amazeum Museum. Prior to the trip, the students read the book Who Was Milton Hershey?  They created timelines related to the study of how chocolate has been used in the past.  Once ...

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Mena student named to Fall 2017 Dean’s List

LITTLE ROCK, AR (02/23/2018)– Eric Sutherland of Mena, AR, was named to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s fall 2017 Dean’s List. To be included, students must have at least nine credit hours with a grade of A, B, C, or “credit” and at least a 3.5 GPA. With about 11,000 students and 100 programs, UA Little Rock offers ...

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Ladycats Fall To Monticello; Finish Season

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last Wednesday, February 21st, the Mena Ladycats senior high basketball team took on the Monticello Lady Billies in the first round of the 4A South Regionals Basketball Tournament hosted by Monticello. The Ladycats stayed close to Monticello in the first quarter, trailing by just two, 11-9, going into the second. The Lady Billies began to sneak ...

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Lady Tigers & Tigers Headed To State Tournament

BY EASTON LEONARD – After exceptional performances in the 1A Region 4 Basketball Tournament, the Acorn senior girls and senior boys basketball teams are moving on to the 1A State Basketball Tournament in Morrilton. In rematches of the 1A 7 West District Tournament, both the Lady Tigers and Tigers took on the Kirby Lady Trojans and Trojans in the championship ...

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Polk County Births

Jessy and Christopher Brown, of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby boy born on February 16th. Barbara and Marc Rosson, of Gillham, are the proud parents of a baby girl born on February 20th

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