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MHS Hosts 2017 Halloween Lab

Mena High School hosted its 2017 Halloween Lab on October 25, in the MHS Science Wing. The free bi-annual event was packed with STEAM-ed activities, spanning the categories of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math, fit for students and adults of all ages. “We had over 120 people come through and enjoy the special bi-annual event. It was put on ...

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Vandervoort Ele. Release Honor Roll & Perfect Attendance

The following is the honor roll for the first nine weeks: Kindergarten – All A’s:  Alicia Aaron, Adelyn Barton, Alleigh Bennett, Vivi Brewer, Aiden Broach, Kadence Broach, Easty Bryce, Makenzie Butler, Christopher Dickens, Adalyn Elder, Amelia Espinola, Christian Fairless, Joshua Groce, Savanna Hutson, Shaelynn Manning, Janessa Rogers-Walker, Kate Tooker, Jeliza Turner, Jolena Turner, Max Watkins, Kristina Wilkinson.Kindergarten – All A’s ...

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Mena Elks Helped Acorn Elementary Celebrate Red Ribbon Week

The Mena Elks Lodge helped Acorn Elementary celebrate Red Ribbon Week with a 160-foot banana split and a visit from Elroy the Elk. Mena Elks Exalted Ruler Brian Thompson and crew shared the day, and the banana split, with 298 students and 18 adults. Red Ribbon Week is celebrated by schools each year in a nationwide effort to keep kids ...

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Acorn High School Announces Honor Roll

Acorn High School has announced their first nine weeks honor roll. All A’s: 7th Grade: Brookelyn Goss, Kaelin Harding, Lori Richardson. 8th Grade: Abigail Nance, Raeghan Weddle. 9th Grade: Corryn Holland, Halli Holland, Harlee Rodgers, Sarah Wallace. 10th Grade: Makenna Goss, Kacey Head, Brady Lyle, Justin Richmond. 12th Grade: Elizabeth Hachtel, Josey Webb. A’s & B’s: 7th Grade: Braylan Bohlman, ...

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Eagles Soar Past Oden In Season Opener

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Tuesday, October 24th, Coach Cartwright’s Cossatot Eagles basketball team hosted the Oden Timberwolves for their season opener on Stevenson Court at Cossatot River High School. Brandon Lewis started the game off with two straight three-pointers for Oden, to give the Timberwolves an early 6-0 lead, but the Eagles went on to outscore Coach Selby’s team ...

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Local XCountry Teams Compete In Tom Stuthard Race

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Wednesday, October 25th, the local Acorn, Cossatot, and Mena Cross Country teams competed in the Tom Stuthard Race at Acorn High School. In the Junior High Girls 1.5 mile race, Horatio came in first overall, Mansfield second, and Acorn third, as Cossatot, Waldron, and Mena did not qualify to place. Individually, Keira Hall of Mena ...

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Bearcats Host Fountain Lake For Senior Night

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Friday night, October 27th, the Mena Bearcats (3-6, 0-6) senior high football team hosted the Fountain Lake Cobras (4-5, 2-4) for Senior Night, under the leadership of head coach Tim Harper. After winning the coin toss and selecting to receive, Senior Bearcat Jake McCauley returned the opening kickoff to the forty-three yard line, where Mena ...

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Acorn & Cossatot Matchup For Basketball Action

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Monday night, October 30th, Acorn basketball hosted Cossatot River for some good basketball action on the campus of Acorn High School. To tipoff the action, the Jr. High Lady Eagles and Lady Tigers took the court. The Lady Tigers took an early lead and did not let go, as Acorn went on to win by ...

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Results of Local Teams in Acorn Classic

Friday: Acorn Lady Tigers 63 Bergman Lady Panthers 60 Acorn Tigers 77 Bergman Panthers 80 Saturday: Cossatot Lady Eagles 42 Bergman Lady Panthers 32 Cossatot Eagles 50 Bergman Panthers 75 Acorn Lady Tigers 62 Caddo Hills Lady Indians 51 Acorn Tigers 82 Caddo Hills Indians 54

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Walker Re-Appointed to State Council

Regina Walker, retired Mena City Clerk/Treasurer and Life Member of the Arkansas Municipal League, was recently re-appointed to the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resource Council (ANCRC) for a four-year term, by Gov. Asa Hutchinson and confirmed by the Arkansas Senate. Walker will be representing cities and towns on the 11-member council. Walker was originally appointed by Gov. Mike Huckabee and ...

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