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BREAKING NEWS: Authorities Identify Body Found in Cove

BY MELANIE BUCK The identity of a body found near Cove, Ark. has been confirmed by the Polk County Sheriff’s Department as 43 year old Bethany Jo (Scarbrough) Wester, of Mena. The body was discovered on Tuesday, April 25 after the Sheriff’s Department received a call of a “suspicious object” in a creek southeast of Cove. The body was sent ...

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New 4-H Club to Form

SUBMITTED – Anyone interested in joining a new 4-H Club in the Mena area is invited to attend an organizational meeting on Thursday, March 2. This initial meeting to organize will be held at the First Methodist Church in Mena. The meeting will begin at 6:00 and last approximately an hour and a half. The 4-H program is the youth ...

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County Budget Facing New Challenges

BY LEANN DILBECK – Budget proposals for the 2014 Polk County budget are currently being prepared for the presiding Quorum Court and this year, they certainly have their work cut out for them as Polk County Judge Brandon Ellison explained, “Revenues have been static the past three years and inflation has eroded the county’s buying power.” To further complicate issues, ...

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