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Attorney General Rutledge Holds First ‘Round Table’ of 2018 in Mena

BY MELANIE WADE – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge held her first ‘Round Table’ meeting of 2018 in Mena last week at Mena Regional Health System. Rutledge’s Round Table program is beginning its fourth year in which Rutledge will visit all 75 counties to hear directly from Arkansans about concerns and issues impacting their county. Since beginning the program, more ...

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Mena Youth Basketball Scores

3rd Grade- Girls: Mena 0 Whitesboro 20 Boys: Mena 18 Whitesboro 16   4th Grade- Girls: Mena 2 Whitesboro 27 Boys: Mena 25 Whitesboro 15   5th Grade- Girls: Mena 20 Whitesboro 0 Boys: Mena 9 Whitesboro 15   6th Grade- Girls: Mena 9 Whitesboro 18 Boys: Mena 24 Whitesboro 10

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Lady Eagles Advance In Cossatot Tournament

BY EASTON LEONARD – Monday night, January 8th, the Cossatot River Lady Eagles took on the Dierks Lady Outlaws in their first game of the Cossatot River Sr. High Basketball Tournament. In a low scoring first quarter, both teams scored just seven points each, to go into the second tied. Outscoring the Lady Outlaws 12-10 in the second quarter, Cossatot ...

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Bearcats Win Close One In Prescott

BY EASTON LEONARD – Friday, January 5, 2018, the Mena Bearcats senior high basketball team traveled to Prescott to take on the Curley Wolves. The first quarter set the tone for what turned out to be a tightly knit game, as both teams scored thirteen points apiece, to go into the second quarter tied. Mena and the Curley Wolves continued ...

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Double Header This Week at OLT!

Friends and members of OLT have a rare opportunity to experience not one, but two exciting events for the public in the same week.  First, on Wednesday, January 10th at 6:30 p.m., a free movie party will be hosted by Ouachita Little Theatre. The feature will be one of the most famously popular and critically acclaimed movies of all time, ...

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Portrait of Arkansas

BY BARBARA M. TOBIAS – The February Exhibit at Mena Art Gallery will be An Artist’s Portrait of Arkansas, the Natural State. Each artist will find something that means “Arkansas” to them and that will be the subject of their work. Entries can be in any media: Paintings, photographs, drawings, pen and ink, and three-dimensional work will be included. This will ...

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UARM MEET OUR STAFF: Jeanette Berry

Jeanette will celebrate her 20th year anniversary as a member of the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain family this year. The first year she started at UA Rich Mountain she worked in the business office then moved into the TRiO programs following that year. She has held positions within the TRiO programs that include Educational Talent Search and Educational Opportunity Center. ...

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UARM’s Meet the Faculty: Dr. Gaumani Gyanwali

In the fall of 2014, Dr. Gaumani Gyanwali joined as a faculty member of the UA Rich Mountain family. His responsibilities include teaching the physical sciences as well as serving in an advising role to the UA Rich Mountain Science Club membership. His formal education accomplishments include; completing high school at the Pashupati Mitra School in Kathmandu, Nepal; receiving a ...

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Legion Auxiliary Provides Support to UARM Foundation

On December 19th, the American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 18 presented the UA Rich Mountain Foundation with a donation for scholarships. The American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 18 is a non-profit organization comprised of women or their descendants, of men who have served in the military during periods of war. The organization provides community service, conducts fundraisers, supports Girls’ State delegates, lobbies ...

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SAU Fall Commencement 2017

MAGNOLIA, AR (01/03/2018)– Southern Arkansas University recogized more than 500 graduates with degrees at the fall commencement ceremony on December 8, 2017. Honorees from this area included: Kylie Coker graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Coker is from Mena, and was a Psychology major in the College of Liberal and Performing Arts. Chance Dearing graduated with a Bachelor of Science. ...

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