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Ladycats Place Fourth At District; Headed To Regionals

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last Monday night, February 12th, the Mena Ladycats basketball team took on the Robinson Lady Senators, in the first round of the 7-4A Conference Basketball Tournament, at Joe. T Robinson. In a low scoring first quarter, the Ladycats held Robinson to only five points, while scoring thirteen of their own, to take an eight point, 13-5, ...

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Lady Tigers & Tigers Finish District Runner-Up; Next Stop Dierks

This past week, the Acorn senior girls and senior boys basketball teams competed in the 1A 7 West District Basketball Tournament, hosted at Mount Ida High School. Following a first round bye and a semi-finals win over Dierks (68-24), the Lady Tigers moved onto the girls championship game against Kirby, who had wins over Umpire and Mount Ida. In a ...

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Acorn 4th Grade Lady Tigers Finish Spectacular Season

The Acorn fourth grade girls basketball team just finished up their very impressive season, with a record of 12-1. The Lady Tigers compete in the Tri-County League, which consists of teams from Acorn, Mena, Kirby, Oden, and Caddo Hills. With wins over Oden (26-2) and Caddo Hills (20-7), the young team from Acorn won their respective Tri-County League Championship. Adding ...

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Polk County Births

Miranda Wright and Robert Hardin, of Waldron, are the proud parents of a baby boy born on February 13th. Jodie and Lynn Slater, of Danville, are the proud parents of a baby boy born on February 15th. Rachel Zarate and Marcos Gutierrez, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born on February 15th.

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Mena Police Department: February 11-15, 2018

February 11, 2018 Martin Calwell, age 18, of Mena, was arrested for Obstructing Governmental Operations, Possession of Schedule VI-less than 4oz, and Possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop for an inoperative brake light. Anthony Domingez, age 21, of Mena, was arrested for DWI 1st offense, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, No Driver’s License, and Inoperative Brake Light. Anastasia Jennings, ...

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Larry F. Hooper

Larry F. Hooper age 77, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, February 19, 2018 in Mena. Larry was born in Eagleton, Arkansas on September 15, 1940 to the late Frank Hooper and Lu Vada Bates Hooper. He was lovingly married to Betty Crowley Hooper for 58 years.  Larry proudly served his country in the United States Army. He retired from U. ...

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Joan Reynolds

Joan Reynolds, 83, of Cove, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Ft. Smith, AR. Joan Elizabeth Anderson was born March 25, 1934, to James Anderson and Laura May Anderson, (ne VanCampen) in Philadelphia, PA. She is survived by her husband, James Reynolds of Cove; her brother Jim Anderson of Vista, CA; her half-brother David Anderson of San Fransisco, CA; her step-brother ...

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Franklin Keith Ruther

Franklin Keith Ruther, age 90, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, February 16, 2018 in Mena. He was born in Sparks, Nebraska on April 25, 1927 to the late Frank Thomas Ruther and the late Dorothy Schroeder Ruther. He grew up working on his parents’ farm with his brother Gene, caring for animals, crops and the land. He was a ...

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Clarene Ward

Clarene Ward, age 81 of Mena, Arkansas, left us on, Thursday, February 15, 2018 to be with the Lord that she loved and served. She was born on Saturday, March 7, 1936 to William Ode and Oda Malinda Sanders Wiles in Posey Hollow, Arkansas Clarene was a long time member of the Southside Church of God in Mena.  She enjoyed ...

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Billie Jo McCoy

Billie Jo McCoy, age 74, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, February 16, 2018 in Cove, Arkansas.   Billie Jo was born on June 30, 1943 in Mena, Arkansas to Earl White and Bertha Dickison White.  She was happily married to Raymond Dale McCoy for 56 years, was a Registered Nurse and was dedicated to the medical field.  Most of all she ...

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