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HSO to Host Open House in Celebration of Cat Habitat

SUBMITTED BY CHERYL MURPHY AND TINA BALL – Humane Society of the Ouachitas is excited to announce the public is invited to share in an Open House in honor of its new Cat Habitat. The event is scheduled for Saturday, January 20th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., located at the shelter property at 368 Polk Road 50, south of ...

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School Lunch Menus: January 22-26, 2018

Acorn Public Schools: Monday Breakfast: Pre-K: Pancake wrap, syrup, fruit, milk. Grades K-12: Variety cereal, pancake wrap, syrup, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Pre-K: Popcorn chicken, breadstick, green beans, fruit, milk. Grades K-5: Popcorn chicken or chicken parmesan, breadstick, green beans, fruit, milk, salad bar. Grades 6-12: Popcorn chicken, chicken parmesan, potato bar, breadstick, green beans, fruit, milk, salad bar. Tuesday ...

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Polk County Births

Jayde Pogue and Dakota Helms, of DeQueen, are the proud parents of a baby girl born on January 6th. Courtney Sullivan, of Hatfield, is the proud mother of a baby boy born on January 7th. Melissa Harrison and Brandon Hackney, of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby girl born on January 9th. Angel Hackney and Natheniel Noble, of ...

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Deborah Donahey Longest

Deborah Donahey Longest, age 64 of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in Mena. Deborah was born on January 26, 1953 in San Antonio, Texas to John Donahey and Billie McCaskey Donahey.  She was in the new homes insurance business by profession. Deborah was a dedicated member of The Art Gallery, teaching kids art classes. She enjoyed crafting and ...

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Moments From America’s History: Rights and Lives 

BY JEFF OLSON – Forty-five years ago this coming Monday, January 22, 1973, the “Roe v. Wade” Supreme Court decision was made. It essentially declared that a woman has a right to an abortion at any time during the entire time of her pregnancy, provided it was deemed medically necessary to preserve her health or life. This decision overturned all ...

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Mena Middle School 1st Semester Honor Roll and Merit List

Mena Middle School has announced their Honor Roll and Merit List students for the first semester of the 2017-2018 school year. Receiving All A’S are: 6th grade – Elaina Aleshire, Jocelyn Biard, Sophia Brewer, Caorline Cannon, Taten Collins, Joseph Cude, Katrina Dixon, Hailey Emerson, Jaeli Fields, Jesse Garcia, Amy Gragg,Kiylee Hughes, Kaelyn Nichols, Nichole Philpot, Brendan Ricker, Casady Rode, Logan ...

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Ted Ray Coon

Ted Ray Coon, age 84 of Hatfield, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday January 17, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas. Mr. Coon was born on July 15, 1933 in Weatherford, Texas to the late Richard Coon and May Myrl Stoker Coon. He was happily married to Dorris Padgett Coon for twenty-nine years. Mr. Coon owned and operated several Electrical Distribution companies as a ...

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Mena Middle School 2nd Nine Week Honor Roll and Merit List

The faculty of Mena Middle School has released the names of students who achieved Honor Roll and Merit List status. Those students are: All A’S – 6th grade – Elaina Aleshire, Jaxon Baber, Jocelyn Biard, Sohpia Brewer, Caroline Cannon, Taten Collins, Katrina Dixon, Hailey Emerson, Jaeli Fields, Amy Gragg, Breanna Parker, Nichole Philpot, Brenden Ricker, Casady Rode, Hudson Vacca, Sophia ...

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Wickes Elementary December Star Students

Wickes Elementary has announced their Star Students for the month of December 2017. Pictured are: Front Row (L-R) Jenna Trinidad, Jacqueline Teodoro, Allison Perez, Jesus Ruiz, and Jonny Aguilar; Middle Row (L-R) Citlally Ruiz, Leslie Esquivel, Kaydince Gray, and Fernando Cortes; Back Row (L-R) Jackson Dering, Emanuel Trinidad, Maria Perez, Nicole Martinez, Korey Wheeler, and Hayden Watson. Not Pictured: Jaynee ...

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Vandervoort Elementary School Releases 1st Semester Honor Roll

The following students have been recognized as having met the criteria to be listed on the first semester honor roll for the 2017-2018 school year at Vandervoort Elementary School, of the Cossatot River School District: Kindergarten – All A’s:  Alicia Aaron, Adelyn Barton, Alleigh Bennett, Vivi Brewer, Aiden Broach, Kadence Broach, Easton Bryce, Makenzie Butler, Isabelle Denham, Christopher Dickens, Adalyn ...

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