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Two Return With Medals from AFG State Tourney

SUBMITTED – Shawn Leach and Jeremiah Hexamer each won medals at the AFG Arkansas State Tournament held in Conway, Arkansas on October 21st. Leach brought home a gold medal in the Lightweight No Gi Beginners Division. This marked his first tournament. Hexamer brought home a silver medal in the Lightweight Intermediate No Gi Division. This marks Hexamer’s 2nd tournament. At ...

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Local Country Teams Compete In State Meet

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Friday, November 3rd, the local Acorn, Cossatot, and Mena cross-country teams competed in their respected class state meets at Lake Hamilton. In the 1A/2A Boys 5,000 meter run, the Acorn Tigers came in third overall, as Ouachita placed first, Sloan-Hendrix second, Salem fourth, and Haas Hall fifth. Brady Lyle was the first Tiger to complete ...

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Senators Offense Erupts Against Mena

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Friday, November 3rd, the Mena Bearcats (3-7, 0-7) senior high football traveled to Joe T. Robinson in Little Rock, Arkansas to take on the Senators (10-0, 7-0), in their last game of the 2017 season. Robinson won the coin toss and deferred to receive the ball to start the second half of play. The Bearcats ...

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Louise Durham Announces First Ever Fall Carnival Royalty

For the first time in Louise Durham School history, they had a king and queen contest during their annual Fall Festival. Four couples were chosen from each grade as king and queen and each class held fundraisers to determine an overall winner based on sales. Jaxon Perez, Pre-K, was crowned overall King and Austin Melius, Kindergarten, was crowned overall Queen.

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MHS Prepping for Joseph, Technicolor Dreamcoat Performances

CONTRIBUTED BY ANDY PHILPOT – As the calendar shifts to November, less than two weeks remain until the Mena High School Theatre Department will take the stage to perform their production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. After weeks of preparation, rehearsals, and dedication, the cast and crew will be ready to showcase this memorable musical at the MHS ...

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Lori Lance Price

Lori Lance Price, age 52, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017 at her home. She was born November 28, 1964 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Percy Lance and Lourrine Tibbs Lance.  Lori loved junkin’, going to flea markets and landscaping.  She was a top-notch decorator and was just as handy with her paintbrush.  Aside from these things, her greatest ...

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Bettie Gene Gentry

Bettie Gene Gentry, age 80, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017 in Mena. Bettie was born on July 21, 1937 in Zafra, Oklahoma to Theodore Chatham and Grace Sitton Chatham.  She was a loving homemaker. Bettie was an avid quilter and award winning crocheter.  She enjoyed growing flowers and gardening. Bettie was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and ...

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Wanda Lee Green

Miss Wanda Lee Green, age 96, of Mena, passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017 in Mena. She was born February 24, 1921 in Big Cedar, Oklahoma to the late Erdie Green and the late Josephine Kennedy Green.  Miss Lee Wanda was of the Holiness faith.  She loved the Lord more than anything in this world.  Her greatest desire was to see people saved ...

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Hilda White

Hilda White, age 66, of Mena, passed away Friday, November 3, 2017 in her home surrounded by the people she loved. She was born April 24, 1951 in El Paso, Texas to the late Virgil Armstrong and the late Senda Franz Armstrong.  She was united in marriage to Colin White, her husband of 44 years.  Hilda loved working on her fish ponds ...

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School Lunch Menus: November 6-10, 2017

Acorn Public Schools: Monday Breakfast: Variety cereal, breakfast pizza, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Elementary: Bean & cheese burrito, frito chili pie, spanish rice, fruit, salad bar, milk. High School: Bean & cheese burrito, frito chili pie, baked potato bar, spanish rice, fruit, salad bar. Tuesday Breakfast: Variety cereal, biscuit, sausage & cheese, jelly, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Elementary: ...

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