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Steve Mosley – A Man of Many Passions

BY MICHAEL REISIG – Steve Mosley is a man of many passions – he is a successful businessman and a recognized name in the electric co-op industry from Texas to Arkansas, but he is also an avid hunter, a lover of nature, a passionate explorer of American Indian history and artifacts, and an extraordinary photographer, and it is perhaps his ...

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Receiving God’s blessings with gratitude…

4 For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with gratitude; 5 for it is sanctified by means of the word of God and prayer. – 1 Timothy 4:4-5 All good that we have is from God. All. It can be overwhelming at times but never should we choose to feel guilty because our loving God chose ...

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OLT to Hold Auditions for Two Events

BY LARRY BLOCK – The Ouachita Little Theatre (OLT) is beginning to prepare for its 2014 season. December is the month when auditions for two events, January’s The OLT Goes Dancing 2014, and the first play of the year, to be performed in February, Murder In the Magnolias, directed by Jennifer Ogger, the OLT choreographer, and Tim Hesse OLT president, ...

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Fiscal Session to Start in February

BY STATE SENATOR LARRY TEAGUE – LITTLE ROCK – When the legislature meets in fiscal session in February, it is expected that several non-budget bills will be introduced. The main purpose of a fiscal session is for lawmakers to approve budgets for state government for the following year.  In the February fiscal session we will finalize spending requests for state ...

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Mena Police Department – November 17 – 23

The following information was received from Mena Police Department for the week of November 17 – November 23, 2013.  The charges against those arrested are allegations and the cases are still pending in the courts.  Individuals charged and whose names appear in this column may submit documentation to us at a later date that the charges have been dismissed or ...

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Polk County Sheriff’s Department – November 18 – 24

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of November 18 – November 24, 2013.  The charges against those arrested are allegations and the cases are still pending in the courts.  Individuals charged and whose names appear in this column may submit documentation to us at a later date that the charges have been ...

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Menus for County Schools – Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Mena Public Schools Breakfast: Louise Durham: Waffle Sticks, Toast, Juice, Milk Holly Harshman: Oatmeal, Toast, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main: Pepperoni Pizza, Tossed Salad, Orange Wedges, Pickle Spear, Milk Choice: Beef Tostada, Tossed Salad, Orange Wedges, Pickle Spear, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast:  Breakfast Bagel, Juice, Milk Lunch:  Chicken Fry Steak, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Corn, Mixed Fruit, Milk Elementary: Corn Dogs, Mashed Potatoes ...

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Inmate Dies While in Custody at the Polk County Detention Center

[MENA] At approximately 4:40 a.m. on Sunday, November 24, 2013, an adult male detainee collapsed in a one-man cell at the Polk County Detention Center.  Law enforcement officers from the Sheriff’s Office and Mena Police Department, as well as emergency personnel from Southwest EMS, responded to the scene. The man was transported to Mena Regional Health System where he was ...

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Police Make Arrest in Vaught Shooting

BY LEANN DILBECK – The Polk County Sheriff’s Department continues investigating a shooting in which Billy Vaught was injured at his home during the very early hours of Saturday morning. Police were notified after the victim arrived at Mena Regional Health System. Upon questioning, Vaught identified his assailant as Lori Rose, age 38, of Mena. Rose was taken into custody at ...

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Winter Storm Warning Remains – CLOSING & DELAY INFO HERE

BY LEANN DILBECK – The area got its first taste of winter precipitation for the season on Sunday. This picture taken near Queen Wilhelmina by Janette Bernard shows the ice already accumulating in the trees during the afternoon hours. At this time, The Pulse has not been notified of any weather related closings or delays. We will update this story, ...

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