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Louise Durham Elementary Spelling Bee Winners

Louise Durham Elementary announced their Spelling Bee Winner. These 2nd grade winners will advance to the Polk County Spelling Bee. The first place winner was Cady Minoza (left), second place Paeyton Hostetler (center), and the third place winner was Shooter Davis (right).

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Acorn Elementary Hosts Spelling Bee

Acorn Elementary held their annual Spelling Bee for students in 1st thru 3rd grades last week. Winners will move on to the Polk County Spelling Bee, a competition between students from Cossatot River, Ouachita River, and Mena School Districts. Winners from Acorn Elementary are pictured: 1st Grade winners (front row): 1st Place-Drew Mabry, 2nd Place-Cavan Reynolds, 3rd Place-Avery Singleton. 2nd ...

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Donnie Ray Harvey

Donnie Ray Harvey, age 74, of Grenada, Mississippi, passed away Friday, December 15, 2017 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was born July 28, 1943 in West Plains, Missouri to the late Henry Frances Harvey and Clarestine May “Chun” Jones.  Donnie was a truck driver by profession delivering mail and also moved mobile homes. Survivors are sons, Duane Harvey and wife Shelly of ...

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Local Teams Win Umpire Jr. Tournament

BY EASTON LEONARD – This past week, the local Cossatot River and Mena junior high basketball teams competed in the 6th Annual Umpire Junior Tournament. With wins over Mount Ida and Kirby, the Mena Jr. Ladycats advanced to the girls’ championship game, to take on the Cossatot Jr. Lady Eagles, who had wins over Dierks and Murfreesboro. In a close ...

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Trojans Thump Cossatot

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Tuesday, December 12th, the Cossatot River senior high boys basketball team hosted the Kirby Trojans on campus of Cossatot River High School. Previous to the senior boys game, the Cossatot Jr. Eagles fell to Kirby 42-34. In the senior boys game, the Trojans started off on an 18-1 run, and went on to take a ...

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Lady Eagles Edge Out Kirby

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Tuesday, December 12th, the Cossatot River Lady Eagles basketball team hosted the Kirby Lady Trojans for some basketball on Stevenson Court. In a low scoring and defensive first quarter, the two ladies basketball teams scored eight points apiece, to go into the second quarter of play tied up at 8-8. In the second, the Lady ...

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Acorn High School Announces Students of the Month

The Acorn High School Faculty has chosen the following students for the October 2017 Students of the Month: 7th Grade: Braven Rodgers, son of Scott & Teresa Rodgers; 8th Grade: Abbi McCarroll, daughter of Clint & Tracy McPherson and Chris McCarroll; 9th Grade: Tyler Smedley, son of Jimmy Smedley; 10th Grade: Makenna Goss, daughter of Greg & Kim Goss; 11th ...

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December Students of the Month Announced by Acorn Elementary

The December Students of the Month from Acorn Elementary School were chosen having displayed excellent citizenship, exceptional academic effort/improvement and good attendance. Simple Simon’s Pizza, Goss Electronics, and Laark Enterprises provided lunch and games. Pictured are: Front Row: Keaton Shores, Kindergarten, son of Cody and Chelsee Shores; Gabriel Elizalde, Kindergarten, son of Salvador and Stephanie Elizalde; Drew Mabry, 1st grade, ...

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What Christmas Means to Me

Acorn Elementary School: Mrs. Howard’s Class: Gracie Sanchez: I get to spend time with my family, bring nice to kids, and I believe in the Sprit. I get to spend time with my mom and my dad and I get presents. Chistmas is when Jesus was born. Chistmas is a wonderful time of the year! Summer: My Christmas is giving ...

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Classic Car Collection Destroyed by Vandals

BY MELANIE WADE – Mena Police Chief Brandon Martin said his officers are searching for clues in a case where several classic cars were vandalized last week. The cars were located in a shop belonging to Kevin Wolfenbarger who discovered the damaged cars on Friday afternoon, December 15, 2017. Wolfenbarger said he noticed the lock on the door of his ...

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