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Bearcats Put A Leash On Rival Bulldogs

BY EASTON LEONARD – Friday night, September 15th, the Mena Bearcats (3-0) football team hosted the rival Waldron Bulldogs (2-1) at Bearcat Stadium. Both teams went into the matchup undefeated. Waldron won the opening coin toss and chose to receive the ball to start the second half. Gerardo Lopez’s kickoff for the Bulldogs was caught by Mena’s Nick Linch who ...

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Tigers XC Earn Top Honors at Season Opener

SUBMITTED – The Acorn Tigers Cross Country got off to a great start at the Magazine Rattler run with Freshman Ashlynn Bissell leading the Jr. Lady Tigers to a 3rd place team finish, by winning the 1.5 mile race in class 1A- 6A. Justice Neufield lead the Jr. Tigers to the team title, finishing in first place in the 1A-3A ...

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Verlos “Gene” Myers

Verlos “Gene” Myers, age 82, of Royal, passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017 at CHI St. Vincent, Hot Springs. He was born on October 18, 1934 at home near Bluffton, Indiana, the son of Gale and Wealtha Myers.  On December 20, 1954, he married Peggy Vanator.  He was preceded in death by his parents. Gene retired from the United States Army ...

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Boyd Named MHS September Teacher of the Month

Krystal Boyd who has been announced as the Mena High School September Teacher of Month by the Orientation to Teaching classes at MHS. Lindsey Logan and Breanna Price stated that Mrs. Boyd is, “always in a good mood and makes sure students understand the concepts by working through problems with the class.” Tateli Thacker said “Mrs. Boyd is always willing ...

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Louise Durham Announces Super Students

Louise Durham Elementary Super Students for the week of September 11th are: McKenzie Jaggers, Ravyn Wilson, Violet Andrews, Ryan Walston, Brody McCauley, Bryer Landrum, Serenity Fraser, Isaiah Clovis, Aiden Miller, Madox Plunkett, Montana Sherer, Madison Fowler, Jessie Zamora, Macy Herod, Cass McBee, Skylar Bahr, Parker Baber, Melanie Cude, Makensie Maechler, Raegan Watts, Gonzalo Maldonado, and Isaias Wallstrom.

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LD Receives Visit from MHS Drama

Louise Durham Heroes had an awesome time watching the Mena High School Drama Class perform a skit recently. Members of MHS Drama travel to LD regularly to perform skits that are both entertaining and educational. They showed students how they can be ‘helpful’ – which is one of the acronyms of LD’s Hero’s Code.

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School Lunch Menus: September 18-22, 2017

Acorn Public Schools: Monday: Breakfast: Variety cereal, chicken biscuit, parfait, sausage link, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Elementary: Frito chili pie, corn dog, corn, fruit, salad bar, juice, milk. High School: Frito chili pie, corn dog, baked potato bar, pizza, corn, fruit, salad bar, juice, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast: Variety cereal, scrambled eggs w/ cheese, parfait, bacon, hash brown, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Elementary: ...

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Toka Juanita Lambert

Toka Juanita Lambert, age 96, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, September 11, 2017 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Toka was born on June 18, 1921 to the late George Chambers and the late Delia Brown Chambers in Cherry Hill, Arkansas. She was married to Olen Lambert for thirty-four years and enjoyed raising a family together. She also worked for Renova ...

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Area Students Earn Degrees at SAU’s Summer Commencement

MAGNOLIA, AR (09/01/2017)– A total of 230 students were honored with undergraduate and graduate degrees at the Southern Arkansas University Summer Commencement ceremony on August 4, 2017. Samantha Boyette graduated with a Master of Education degree. Boyette is from Vandervoort, and was a Library Media major. Shelly Johnson graduated with a Master of Education degree. Johnson is from Grannis, and ...

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Acorn High School Honor Roll

Acorn High School recently recognized 2nd semester honor roll students from the 2016-2017 school year.  These students maintained A’s and B’s on their 3rd nine weeks, 4th nine weeks, and 2nd semester.  Students in grades 7-11 were treated to an ice cream of their choice at McDonald’s, thanks to Nidec sponsoring the students. Honor Roll students were: 6th Grade: Braylan ...

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