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Polk County Births

Heather Threat, of DeQueen, is a proud mother of a baby girl, born on February 3rd. Candace and Frederick Schupbach, of Waldron, are proud parents of a baby girl, born on February 3rd. Hayley George and Derek Reed, of Mena, are proud parents of a baby boy, born on February 3rd. Lyndy Johnston and Joshua Woodard, of Waldron, are proud ...

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Mena Police Department: February 1-8, 2015

February 1, 2015 No reports filed. February 2, 2015  A local resident reported that someone had gained entry into his unlocked house and had taken prescription medications, several cell phones, a class ring, a scanner and at least two hunting knives. Case is pending. Eric Thacker, 27, of Mena was charged with criminal trespass and unlawful removal of a theft ...

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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: February 2-8, 2015

February 2, 2015 Report of a one vehicle accident on Highway 88 West near Mena led to Citations being issued to Naomi B. Curry, 35, of Mena, on Charges of Careless/Prohibited Driving and No Vehicle License. February 3, 2015 Arrested was Jessica M. Fox, 33, of Mena, on a Warrant for two counts of Introducing a Controlled Substance into Another’s ...

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Janee’ Sweeney – Serving Country and Community

BY JACLYN ROSE – A native of Central Arkansas, Janee’ Sweeney lived in several different states before her family returned to Arkansas where she graduated from Cabot in 1987.  Immediately following graduation Sweeney joined the United States Marine Corps and served her country for the following five years.  “I joined the Marine Corps because I felt that if I could ...

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Charmed – Polk County’s Gem

BY JACLYN ROSE After 16 years working in the field of manufacturing, Lisa Doughty was ready for a change of pace so, along with her husband, Dalton, she opened Charmed in June of 2008. “We, like most of the people around here, would go to Fort Smith or Hot Springs and go shopping and so often we would go into ...

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Eggs and Heart Disease

BY KIM HUGHES, COUNTY AGENT, FCS – Long condemned by well-meaning doctors and scientists for their high cholesterol content, eggs are now making a bit of a comeback.  While it’s true that egg yolks have a lot of cholesterol – and so may weakly affect blood cholesterol levels – eggs also contain nutrients that may help lower the risk for ...

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Menus for County Schools: Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Mena Public Schools Breakfast:  Breakfast Chicken Biscuit, Pear Halves, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main:  Pork Rib Patty on Bun, Fritos, Baked Beans, Mixed Fruit, Milk; Choice: Hot Dog, Tator Tots, Baked Beans, Mixed Fruit, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast: Muffins, Fruit, Juice, Milk Lunch: Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Peas & Carrots, Peaches, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast: Pancake on a Stick, Craisins, Apple ...

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James “Rocky” Norman Harvey

James “Rocky” Norman Harvey, age 61 of Acorn, died Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital in Little Rock.  He was born on Friday, January 1, 1954 to Earl and Frances Bell Harvey in Magnolia, Arkansas. Rocky served both in the United States Air Force and the United States Army and was honorably discharged from ...

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Andrew Clifton Foster

Andrew Clifton Foster, age 87, of Mena passed away Thursday, February 5, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas. He was born January 11, 1928 in Board Camp, Arkansas to the late Grady Foster and the late Polly Looney Foster. He was married to Velma Pate Foster on December 13, 1952 at Board Camp, Arkansas.  Mr. Foster proudly served his country in the ...

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Arlene Dorothy Wilcox

Arlene Dorothy Wilcox, age 87, of Mena, Arkansas died Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at home in Mena.  She was born on Wednesday, July 20, 1927 to Charles and Dorothy Grueneick Boyer in American Falls, Idaho. Arlene loved taking care of her family and also her animals.  She supported animal’s rights and the welfare of them.  She enjoyed art and being ...

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