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Ludwig Cabinets – Creatively Storing Your Needs

BY JACLYN ROSE – After growing up in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Justin Ludwig joined the United States Navy where he served nine years, four in active duty and five in the reserve, as an aviation structural mechanic, working on airframes, flight controls and paint corrosion. Not long after leaving active duty, Ludwig went to work with his father for a drilling ...

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Ferguson Benefit Raises Money and Restores Hope

BY MELANIE BUCK – A benefit dinner and silent auction was held for Mena native Craig Ferguson on Saturday, October 11 at the Polk County Fairgrounds. Ferguson was diagnosed with kidney failure in April of this year and if all goes as planned, will receive a kidney transplant in early 2015 from his sister, Amy Ledbetter, of Mena. Over 250 ...

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Debora June Lewis

Debora June Lewis, age 55, of Springdale, Arkansas, died October 9, 2014, at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale.  She was born June 24, 1959 in Mena, Arkansas, the daughter of Glen and Betty Woods Holliday.  She was of the Pentecostal faith and had worked as a sales clerk for K-Mart. She is preceded in death by her parents. Mrs. Lewis is survived ...

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Clayton Woodrow Thornton

Clayton Woodrow Thornton, age 79, of Cove, Arkansas passed away Saturday, October 11, 2014 in Cove. He was born June 7, 1935 in Athens, Arkansas to the late Delbert C. Thornton and the late Effie Golden Thornton. He was married to Barbara Ruth Harlan Thornton and worked in the logging business as a log cutter. He was a loving and kind ...

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Menus for County Schools: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Mena Public Schools Breakfast: Sausage, Biscuit, Diced Pears, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main:  Pork Rib Pattie on Bun, Tater Tots, Frito’s (k-5), Baked Beans, Mixed Fruit, Milk; Choice: Hot Dog, Tater Tots, Baked Beans, Mixed Fruit, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast: Breakfast Bar, Fruit, Juice, Milk Lunch: Corndog, Green Beans, Baked Tater Tots, Cookie, Fruit, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast: Pancake on a Stick, Watermelon, Apple ...

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James Eugene Sanders

James Eugene Sanders, age 97, of Mena passed away Monday, October 13, 2014 in Mena. He was born September 14, 1917, in Branch, Arkansas to the late Paul Sanders and Lillie Layman Sanders. He was a dedicated member of the First Christian Church for 84 years and also was an Elder of the church. He was a 32 Degree Mason ...

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Menus for County Schools: Monday, October 13, 2014

Mena Public Schools Breakfast: Super Donut, Applesauce, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main:  Vegetable Soup w/ Crackers, Toasted Cheese Sandwich, Salad, Strawberries, Milk; Choice: Steak Sandwich w/ Cheese, Lettuce & Tomato, French Fries, Strawberries, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast: Pancake on a Stick, Fruit, Juice, Milk Lunch: Rib Patty on Bun, Potato Wedges, Carrots, Fruit, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast: Mini Donuts, Grapes, Orange Juice, Milk Lunch: Pepperoni ...

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Pearls of Wisdom

BY LEANN DILBECK – Photography is a rapidly growing hobby. When you first get into it, you think it’s all about having a good camera, which is definitely important, but you learn quickly that it also has a lot to do with the lens. Your naked eye sees the opportunity, your creative soul envisions the perfect shot, and then you ...

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Cardiac Cats Deliver Victory Under Reign of Homecoming Queen Jami Miller

BY LEANN DILBECK – MHS Senior Jami Ann Miller was crowned as the 2014 Homecoming Queen by last year’s Queen Hailey Knittig, following a lightning delay at Bearcat Stadium. Senior maid Jami Miller is the daughter of Bob and Sherri Miller and Mitzi and Rick Wright. This is Jami’s second year on the homecoming court. Jami participates as a Ladycat ...

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Fowler Announced as New Director for Aubrey Tapley Park

BY MELANIE BUCK – William Rainey of the Mena Advertising and Promotion Commission (Mena A&P) has announced Nathan Fowler as the new Director of Aubrey Tapley Park ,which boasts baseball and soccer fields, walking trails, playgrounds, and a beautiful view of Rich Mountain. Fowler grew up in Mena, graduating from Mena High School in 2004. He continued his education at ...

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