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Susan Annette Sandifer

Susan Annette Sandifer, age 54, of Amity, Arkansas, died Monday, March 5, 2018 at her home. She was born Thursday, February 13, 1964 to Deryl Ray Sandifer and Patricia Ann Ryals Hogan in Waldron, Arkansas. Susan was at peace in the country where she loved fishing, going on walks with her dog and gardening. She was a Christian and loved ...

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Mena Regional Health System Raises Awareness about Colorectal Cancer

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, an opportunity to share the dangers of the third most common type of cancer in men and women, resulting in nearly 50,000 deaths per year. It is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. But this disease is highly preventable, by getting screened beginning at age 50. Colorectal cancer usually ...

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S. I. (Pete) Brewer

S. I. (Pete) Brewer age 93, of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018 at St. Vincents Hospital in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Pete was born in Montgomery County on October 10, 1924 to Joe and Mary Brewer. He built houses for many years in Dallas, Texas and was a foster parent, Church Deacon and Sunday school and a youth ...

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Robert Dale Wolfe

age 85, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018 in Mena. Robert was born on August 23, 1932 in Ottawa, Illinois to the late James Wolfe and Myra LaSalle Wolfe. He was married to Phyllis Ann Wolfe. Robert was the owner and operator of Il Primo-Chicago Pizza restaurants by profession.  Being a history buff, he enjoyed reading stories on ...

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Mitchell George Posel Sr.

, age 74, of Cherry Hill, died Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at his home. He was born on Saturday, November 27, 1943 to Mitchell and Stella Maximovich Posel in Santiago, Pennsylvania. Mitchell was an outdoorsman who loved working on his farm, being an all around handyman and fishing. Mitchell was a semi-pro bass fisherman and won several tournaments. He loved ...

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January Star Student for Wickes Elementary

Front Row (L-R) Jayna Sanchez, Aliha Pena, Brenna Lawrence, Nataly Gonzalez-Antunez, Lindsey Munoz, and Connor Peek. Middle Row (L-R) Kevin Manuel, Valeria Munoz, Mary Crochet, Alex Aguilar, Bryson James, and Emily Peek. Back Row (L-R) Kaylee Williams, Lexi Bradley, Sabera Land, Aiden McKenzie, and Jhovani Perez. Not Pictured: Monse Salgado

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Ready Set Go to High School, College and Careers Family Night for MMS

Mena Middle School 8th graders and their families as well as any 8th grade student in the community are invited to Ready Set Go to High School, College and Careers Family Night on Thursday, March 8, at 6 P.M. in U of A Rich Mountain Student Center. This evening is hosted by Mena Middle School Family Engagement Organization and U ...

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MHS Bearcat Chorus, Spotlight Singers Earn Superior Ratings

BY TAMMY TAYLOR – The Mena High School Bearcat Chorus and Spotlight Singers participated in Region 3 Choral Performance Assessment on Thursday, February 22.  The event was held at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia. The assessment requires singing three prepared pieces of music, one of which must be a cappella, in front of three judges.  After performance of the prepared ...

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Lady Tigers & Tigers Wrap Up Impressive Basketball Season

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last Wednesday, February 28th, the Acorn senior girls and senior boys basketball team competed in the second round of the 1A State Basketball Tournament at Morrilton, after first round byes. Both teams, coincidentally, took on the Mount Vernon-Enola Warhawks and Lady Warhawks. In the girls game, after a close knit first quarter, decided by over five ...

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Bearcats Drop Season Opener To Bauxite

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last Friday night, March 2nd, the Mena Bearcats baseball team hosted the Bauxite Miners for their home and season opener at Union Bank Field. Kyndon Schuller started the night on the mound for the Bearcats. The first pitch of the season for Mena was a ball outside to the Miners. The first batter for Bauxite went ...

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