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Rich Mountain Conservation District Announces Scholarship Winners

Rich Mountain Conservation District is proud to announce the winners of their annual scholarship. Josey Webb is a Senior at Acorn High School and is the daughter of Duane and Dot Webb. Josey plans on attending SAU in Magnolia majoring in Ag Business. Autumn Liles is a Senior at Mena High School and is the daughter of Joe Liles and ...

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Operation: Prom Showcases Devastation of Drunk Driving

With Mena High School students set to enjoy the 2018 Prom this Saturday night, the current Juniors and Seniors were witness to the Operation:Prom demonstration at the Polk County Fairgrounds on Tuesday morning. Operation:Prom is a life-like simulation of a two-vehicle DWI accident, with one of the vehicles being driven by an intoxicated high school student after prom. The simulation ...

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Mena High School Choir to Host Christmas Concert This Week

The Mena High School Choral Music Department will present their annual Christmas concert on Thursday, December 7, at 7:00 p.m. in the high school performing arts center.  The program will feature the musical talents of the Sixth Grade Choir, Middle School Choir, Spotlight Singers, and the Bearcat Chorus.  All choirs are under the direction of Ferroll “Tammy” Taylor.

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MHS JAG Student and Program Earn Top Awards

On October 4, 2017 Jobs for America’s Graduates  (JAG) State Leadership Conference Competition was held in Little Rock, Arkansas at UALR. Mena High School JAG Senior program had two students compete in the Public Speaking and Math Skills events. The top three places in each event will qualify for the national competition in Washington D.C. at the National Student Leadership ...

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Local XCountry Teams Compete In Mena Lion’s Club Meet

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Tuesday, October 3rd, the local Acorn and Mena Cross-Country teams competed in a meet hosted by Mena at the Lion’s Club. In the Junior High Girls race, DeQueen came in first place, with Waldron in second, Horatio in third, Mansfield in fourth, Acorn in fifth, Heavener in sixth, Mena in seventh, and Nashville in eighth. ...

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Local XCountry Teams Compete In Mansfield Invitational

BY EASTON LEONARD – Saturday, September 23rd, the local Mena and Acorn High School Cross-Country teams competed in the Mansfield Invitational meet. In the Senior High Boys 5,000 Meter Run, Robert McIntyre of Mena finished in first place, while Cross Hughes of Acorn took third place. Faith Hill of Acorn High School came in third place in the Senior High ...

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Mena Golf Wins Again

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – The Mena Bearcat golf team travelled to Magellan Golf Course at Hot Springs Village August 17th to compete in a Conference match. After a day of golf, Mena came in 1st place again in the early season. The Bearcats finished with a score of 118. Fountain Lake was close behind the Bearcats with a score of ...

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Mena High School 40 Year Club Scholarship Reaches 4th Endowment

SUBMITTED – The Mena High School 40 Year Club presented a donation of $14,500 to the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Foundation to establish a fourth endowment for the Club’s scholarship fund. Currently, the MHS 40 Year Club Endowment Scholarship provides three annual scholarships with a fourth scholarship projected to be available for the fall 2018 semester. The scholarship awards ...

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Inspiring the Next Generation of Leaders

Five Mena FFA students were among 43 delegates representing the State of Arkansas for the annual Washington Leadership Conference. Proudly wearing their blue and gold, students spent a week touring the Nation’s capital city, meeting with leaders and also completing a service project in which they packaged over 61,000 meals for Meals of Hope. Mena students pictured above standing on ...

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Bearcats Fall To Warren; End Season

BY EASTON LEONARD – The hometown Mena Bearcats took on the Warren Lumberjacks, on Wednesday, February 22, at Nashville High School, in the 4A South Regional Basketball Tournament. Mena’s Cross Hughes led the team with seven of their eight points in the first quarter, but the Lumberjacks’ offense was able to put up fifteen, to hold a 15-8 lead after ...

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