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Firefighters Fight Major Fire in Mena, On De Queen Avenue

Major Fire fought downtown by Mena, Cherry Hill and Ink Volunteer Fire Departments Tuesday Afternoon on De Queen Avenue.    

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Leslie Genevieve Davis Lancaster

Leslie Genevieve Davis Lancaster, age 100, of Mena passed from this earth on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.  She was born on February 9, 1918, in Lake Charles, LA, to Genevieve Jonte Davis and Leslie Lee Davis.  She was married to James Lee Lancaster on May 19, 1940. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a sister, Eloise Pickel, and ...

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MENA CITY COUNCIL VOTES TO REFINANCE WATER, SEWER BONDS

Tuesday, July 10th, councilmen of the Mena City Council approved an ordinance authorizing the issuance and sale of water and sewer refunding and construction revenue bonds. According to the general manager of the Mena Water Utilities, Charles Pitman, the council re-financed the water and sewer bonds to save the city about $60,000 a year but they also borrowed an additional ...

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Kenneth Beek

Kenneth Beek, Sr. age 72, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Dierks, Arkansas. Mr. Beek was born in Biddeford, Maine on April 1, 1946 to Borden Hart Beek and Louise Young Beek. He attended schools in Kennebunk, Maine and moved to Mena, Arkansas in 2010.  He was happily married Brenda Cline Beek.  He proudly served his country in ...

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Mr. John Thomas Stroud

Mr. John Thomas Stroud, age 78, of Mena, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018 at his home. He was born December 13, 1939 in Hatton, Arkansas to the late Marshall Stroud and the late Lorene Broach Stroud.  He was happily married for 53 years to the late Vera Dottie Blackwood Stroud.  John was a generous, hardworking machine operator in the lumber industry.  He ...

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Mr. Julio Barrada

Mr. Julio Barrada age 75 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, July 9, 2018 in Mena. Mr. Barrada was born in Jessup, Georgia on August 12, 1942 to the late Julio Alberto Barrada and the late Marie Leona Moray.  He was lovingly married to Terri Barrada. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force for 22 years until ...

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Mary Jane Willis

Mary Jane Willis age 40, of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Monday, June 25, 2018 in Mena. Mary was born on July 29, 1977 in Kellogg, Idaho to the late Glen Dale May and Gertrude “Trudy” Helms May. She was married to George Willis and enjoyed being a thoughtful and loving homemaker to her family. Mary Jane enjoyed camping and fishing ...

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Connor Purvis of Mena graduates from Harding University

Connor Purvis of Mena graduates from Harding University Connor Purvis of Mena is one of more than 800 graduates who received a diploma at Harding University’s commencement exercises May 5, 2018. Purvis received a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and molecular biology. Graduates include students from the College of Allied Health, College of Arts and Humanities, College of Bible and ...

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CHIEF JUSTICE OF ARKANSAS SUPREME COURT TO VISIT MENA

Circuit Court Judge Jerry Ryan informed the Pulse that Chief Justice John Dan Kemp of the Arkansas Supreme Court would visit Mena on Friday, June 22nd.  Marty Sullivan who is the director of Administrative Office of the Courts will join Kemp during his visit. Kemp was elected to the office of Chief Justice in 2016 and announced he wanted to ...

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BASSCATS COMPETE IN ARKANSAS YOUTH FISHING FEDERATION STATE CHAMPIONSHIP BASS TOURNAMENT

June 1st through 3rd, the Basscats had three teams compete in the Arkansas Youth Fishing Federation State Championship Bass Tournament on Lake Ouachita. Austin Rose and Evan Graves took third in the Junior Division. Austin Johnston and Andrew Graves took fourth and Cason Cannon took seventh in the Senior Division.

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