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Menus for County Schools: Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Mena Public Schools Breakfast: French Toast Sticks, Sausage Link, Fruit, Juice, Milk Lunch: Main:  Baked Ham, Garden Spinach Salad, Green Beans, Hot Roll, Apples, Milk; Choice: Mini Corndogs, Garden Spinach Salad, Green Beans, Frito’s, Aples, Milk   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast: Cereal, Fruit, Juice, Milk Lunch: Spaghetti, Garlic Bread, Tossed Salad, Fruit, Milk   Cossatot River School Breakfast: Cereal, Apple Wedges, Grape Juice, Milk Lunch: Burrito w/ Cheese, ...

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Mena Police Department: October 5-11, 2014

October 5, 2014 William Lee Copelin, 21, of Mena was charged with violation of park curfew after he was located in Tapley Park after curfew hours. October 6, 2014 Levi A. Wilson, 18, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure-to-appear from the Polk County Sheriff’s Department. October 7, 2014 Rodney Joe Emry, 42, of Mena was arrested ...

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Ladycats Runners-Up in Paris Tournament

Ladycats finish runner-up in the Paris Tournament to Rogers Heritage Saturday night, with a score of 25-23 25-21. Brooke Hines and Rachel Wood made all tournament team this weekend while competing in the Paris Tournament.

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Selected Sidewalks Receiving Necessary Repairs

BY MELANIE BUCK – The City of Mena continues its efforts to repair devastation delivered by a tornado that ripped through town on April 9, 2009. Sidewalks on the west side of town are the newest recipients of FEMA monies as work has begun to repair the rest of the damage that was left in the wake of that fateful ...

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Betty Brewer – Mother of Many

BY JACLYN ROSE – Betty Brewer was born and raised in Polk County, while her husband, Pete, grew up in neighboring Montgomery County.  The couple met when Betty was 16 years old.  “Pete and I met by accident,” said Brewer with a grin.  “Every Saturday my family would come to town and Pete came over and started joking with us.  ...

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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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