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Jr. Bearcats Take Down Ashdown

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Monday, January 22nd, the Mena Jr. High Bearcats took on the Ashdown Jr. Panthers at Jim Rackley Gymnasium. Before the junior high varsity game, the Junior High JV Bearcats won a close one by six, 19-13. Mena took an early lead in a close ballgame in the first quarter, and managed to outscore the Panthers ...

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Dean Announced To All-Star Roster

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Thursday, January 25th, Justin Dean of Mena High School was officially announced to the 2018 West All-Star Football Roster. Along with Dean, Cade Helms and Brody Davis of Mount Ida High School were also named to the West All-Stars team. Dean says, “I’m just honored to be able to be a part of something like ...

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Hill & Hughes Lead Acorn On Senior Night

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Tuesday, January 23rd, Acorn senior high basketball hosted the Mount Ida Lady Lions and Lions for Senior Night at Acorn High School. The Lady Tigers opened the game on a 7-0 run before Mount Ida made their first bucket. With 3:28 left in the opening quarter, Acorn forced the Lady Lions to call a time ...

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Mena student graduates from UA Little Rock Bowen School of Law

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Timothy Guest, of Mena, Ark., is a December 2017 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law. The fall 2017 commencement ceremony took place Saturday, Dec. 16, at UA Little Rock’s Jack Stephens Center. With about 11,000 students and 100 programs, UA Little Rock offers learning, research, service, social ...

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Students named to SAU’s Fall 2018 Dean’s and President’s Lists

MAGNOLIA, AR – Southern Arkansas University announced the names of more than 500 students who earned a 3.5 or higher GPA for the fall 2018 semester and recognition on the Southern Arkansas University Dean’s List. Students from this area who were honored include the following: Elizabeth Baker, of Mena, is a senior Pre-Nursing (BSN) major. Michelle Cox, of Mena, is ...

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Local Residents Named to Harding University Dean’s List

SEARCY, AR – The following students are among more than 1,400 Harding University students included on the dean’s list for grades achieved during the fall 2017 semester. Hollee Phelps, a junior accounting major from Mena Connor Purvis, a senior biochemistry and molecular biology major from Mena The dean’s list is published each semester by Dr. Marty Spears, university provost, honoring ...

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Mark Alan Lazarus

Mark Alan Lazarus, age 55, of Acorn, died Saturday, January 27, 2018 at his home. He was born on Wednesday, August 8, 1962 to Leeman Don and Beverly Ann Richardson in Lubbock, Texas. Mark loved photography, taking nature pictures, glamour shots and all other types of subjects.  He worked many years for Mena Public Schools as a bus driver. Mark was ...

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Bexley Divina White

Infant Bexley Divina White, daughter of Michael Ray White and Alissa Cheyenne White, passed away January 29, 2018 in Mena. Bexley united the family with a tremendous amount of joy for the last nine months. Bexley has a large caring family that awaited the arrival of this sweet “Angel” and will be dearly missed by all. She is survived by ...

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School Lunch Menus: January 29 – February 2, 2018

Acorn Public Schools: Monday Breakfast: Pre-K: Variety cereal, fruit, milk. Grades K-12: Variety cereal, super donut, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Pre-K: Orange chicken, fried rice, steamed broccoli, fruit, milk. Grades K-5: Orange chicken, chicken teriyaki, friend rice, steamed broccoli, fruit, milk, salad bar. Grades 6-12: Orange chicken, chicken teriyaki, potato bar, fried rice, steamed broccoli, fruit, milk, salad bar. ...

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Acorn & Mena Jr. High Basketball Matchup

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Monday, January 15th, the Acorn and Mena junior high basketball teams matched up at Jim Rackley Gynasium, on campus of Mena Middle School. In the first two games, the Acorn 7th grade girls team defeated Mena 22-18, as the Mena 7th grade Bearcats defeated Acorn 24-15. In the junior high varsity girls game, the Acorn ...

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