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An Entertaining Sunday Afternoon

Let me start by saying, “Thank you Tammy Young and Jessie Barr of UA Rich Mountain.”  These two women were instrumental in bringing the 106th Army Band of the National Guard to Mena for a performance on June 3rd.  This past Sunday’s performance was truly enjoyable.  The band performed numerous songs in their A Patriotic Celebration Tribute to Veterans.    Not ...

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Bethel Hicks

Bethel Hicks, age 100 of Sims, Arkansas and went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, June 2, 2018. She was born January 12, 1918 to the late Thomas Houston Hicks and the late Melvina Willhite Hicks.  She was a teacher by profession.  Mrs. Hicks was the caretaker of the family.  It made her happy to make sure others had what ...

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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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Gathright Endowment Completed

The Al and Diann Gathright Endowment Grant was recently completed and endowed to the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Foundation by a donation from Al and Diann Gathright. The purpose of the endowment is to provide support the UA Rich Mountain Foundation Development Fund, help secure additional funding through grants or other means, enhance facilities, and support ongoing needs, programs, ...

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The New Work Requirement for Arkansas Works

Governor Hutchinson Weekly Address: As many of you know, we’ve wanted to establish a work requirement in Arkansas Works for a long time. We were unable to garner support for this reform under the previous administration in Washington, but the Trump Administration is encouraging states to pursue this important innovation. As a result, we secured federal approval in March, and ...

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Chism Maye Receives Transfer Scholarship From Arkansas Tech University

Arkansas Tech University is pleased to announce that Chism Maye has received a Transfer Scholarship for the fall 2018 semester.  This $2000 scholarship is awarded on academic merit and has a total potential value of $12,000 over three years.  Chism is the son of Vicky Maye and Bryan Maye.  Chism’s honors and awards include, Arkansas Game and Fish Conservation Scholarship ...

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Herman Glenn Bittle

Herman Glenn Bittle age 69 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018. He was born on August 28, 1948 to Guy and Hazel Carr Bittle in Heber Springs, Akansas. Glenn was a member of the Church of Christ and served his country in the United States Army. He also drove a truck for 38 years.Glenn and his wife ...

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Dorothy Smith Womack

Dorothy Smith Womack age 86 passed away Monday, May 28, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas. She was born in Lawton, Oklahoma on December 15, 1931 to the late Cullis and Ada Humphreys. Dorothy was married to the late Gene Smith on December 20, 1949. She was a member of the Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church in Cove, Arkansas. Dorothy was a loving ...

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Milton Martin Harned

Milton Martin Harned, age 87, of Mena, Arkansas passed away May 25, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas. Milton was born in Ft. Worth, Texas on September 3, 1930 to the late Walter Thomas Harned and the late Jewell Miller Harned.  He worked as a Machinist for many years.  He loved NASCAR and greatly enjoyed good music.  Some of his favorites were Elvis, Johnny Cash ...

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Tommy Lee Woods, Jr.

Tommy Lee Woods, Jr. age 50 of Cove Arkansas passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018 in Cove. Tommy was born in Batesville, Mississippi on November 7, 1967 to the late Tommy L. Woods Sr and Dorothy “Dot” Youmans Hooper. He was married to Patricia Bailey Woods. Tommy worked for Hatfield Lumber Company as a shop foreman and mechanic. He attended ...

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