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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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Acorn Archery Places 7th In State

SUBMITTED BY MINDY LYLE – This past Saturday, March 3rd, the Acorn High School archery team competed in the State Archery Tournament and placed seventh overall. 

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OLT Movie Party Showing “A Hard Day’s Night”

SUBMITTED – If you don’t instantly recognize this movie title, chances are you are not well acquainted with The Beatles.  If that’s the case, you owe it to yourself to come to the FREE showing of the Beatles’ first movie release on March 14 and see what all the fuss was (and still is) about.  This original classic was described ...

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Meet the Artist: Judith Cantrell

BY BARBARA M. TOBIAS – Judith Cantrell is one of the rising stars in our local art world. She is a soft-spoken, gentle, and very talented lady who creates exquisite drawings in several media. Her work has won some awards at Mena Art Gallery over the past few years. Her latest is a beautiful pastel drawing of a hawk. Judith ...

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Polk County Births

Carolyn and Kaspar McLeod, of Cove, are the proud parents of a baby boy born on February 24th. Kaela and Tate Mendoza, of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby boy born on February 27th Sadie Potter and Ethan Peters, of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby girl born on February 27th. Nicole and Ronald Medford, of ...

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Mena Police Department: February 25 – March 3, 2018

February 25, 2018 Daniel Dwight Howard, 37, of Mena was arrested on three outstanding warrants. February 26, 2018 Officers responded to a domestic verbal disagreement at a local residence.  One party left the Polk County area and no charges have been filed. February 27, 2018 No reports on file. February 28, 2018 Officers responded to a disturbance at a local residence.  The ...

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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: February 26 – March 4, 2018

February 26, 2018 Report of a two-vehicle accident that had occurred earlier in the day on Highway 8 East near Mena.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration. Report from complainant on Lakeside Lane near Nunley of financial identity theft, via Facebook. Report from a Cove man of a missing family member.  The individual was ...

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Lucille Arocha

Lucille Arocha, age 87, of Mount Ida, passed away on Monday, March 5, 2018. She was born on September 12, 1930 in Langley, the daughter of Robert Elijah Golden and Tenia Irene Blevins Golden.  On October 23, 1951, she was married to Steve Arocha. She was preceded in death by her son, Perry Arocha; her parents; five brothers, Bill Golden, ...

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Lucinda Lemus Escobar

Lucinda Lemus Escobar, age 92, of Mena, Arkansas, died Sunday, March 4, 2018 at the Mena Regional Health System surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Wednesday, October 28, 1925 to Hubense Arriaga and Apolinaria Lemus in Choloma, Honduras. ‘Ms. Lucy’, as she was known by most all of Mena, was a very hard working, faithful lady who ...

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Sara J. Wilcher

Sara J. Wilcher age 73 of Wickes, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018 in Waldron. Sara was born on January 11, 1945 in Canton, Ohio to the late Raymond Durrell Haun and the late Sylvia Irene Baughman Haun. Sara married the love of her life, James Roger Wilcher. Sara loved her family and spending time with her children and ...

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