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Verna May Snitker Stricklin

Verna May Snitker Stricklin age 81 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019 in Pencil Bluff, Arkansas. Verna was born on March 8, 1938 in Hatfield, Arkansas to the late Henry Miller and the late Iva Brewer Miller. She enjoyed gardening, taking walks and spending time with family and friends. Above all she loved her Lord and Savior ...

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AAA Rule Changes For High School Football Includes A 40-Second Play Clock, State Option for Postseason Instant Replay

From: Arkansas Activities Association-AAA INDIANAPOLIS, IN (February 11, 2019) — In an effort to establish a more consistent time period between downs in high school football, the play clock will start at 40 seconds instead of 25 seconds in many cases beginning with the 2019 season. This change was one of seven rules revisions recommended by the National Federation of ...

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Acorn Jr. High and High School 3rd Nine Weeks Honor Roll

A’s & B’s  2018-2019 7th Grade: Kenzie Daniels Payton Davis Rayden Laird Nicholas McCourtney Kayleigh Pool Sean Rios Ava Smith-Hawley Annabella Tedder Sarah Tedder 8th Grade: Brookelyn Goss Kaelin Harding Reed McGee Addyson Prewett Lori Richardson Gavin Strother Rachael Weddle Addison Wood 9th Grade: Damian Bohlman Huy Huynh Josh Tilley Riley Weddle 10th Grade: Emmy Goss Corryn Holland Halli Holland ...

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Mrs. Jayme Renee Lambert Ozanich

Mrs. Jayme Renee Lambert Ozanich, age 47 lost her courageous battle with cancer Sunday, March 10, 2019 at her home in Mena. She was born May 14, 1971 to Tony Lambert and Jan Carver.  She was married to her best friend, Lanny Ozanich. Jayme was a loan officer for the Union Bank of Mena, First National Bank of Mena and did ...

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Pilot Program Started To Help Veterans Receive Services Effectively

By Sam Jordan, News & Sports Editor (MENA) A program that will assist veterans know of the various programs available to them was recently started with the creation of C VET, Community Veterans Engagement Team. A ribbon cutting ceremony with the Mena Chamber of Commerce was just one part of the four hour event that was held at the Old ...

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Jean Ann Anderson

Jean Ann Anderson, age 82, of Mena, Arkansas died Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at the Mena Manor Skilled Nursing facility. She was born on Monday, June 22, 1936 to Westley J. and Jeanette Carlton Smith in Pittman, New Jersey. Jean was of the Baptist faith and loved God and reading her bible. She cherished her sons and was always filled ...

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Jean Ann Anderson

Jean Ann Anderson, age 82, of Mena, Arkansas died Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at the Mena Manor Skilled Nursing facility. She was born on Monday, June 22, 1936 to Westley J. and Jeanette Carlton Smith in Pittman, New Jersey. Jean was of the Baptist faith and loved God and reading her Bible. She cherished her sons and was always filled ...

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Justin Watkins

Justin Watkins from Wickes, Arkansas born on November 8, 1980 in DeQueen, Arkansas left this life at 38 years old on Ash Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Justin was surrounded by love ones and Christian music for his transition to one of Gods mountains in Heaven. Justin bravely battled with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) he sustained seven years ago when ...

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Mrs. Lena Maxine Bobo Bates Wornick

Mrs. Lena Maxine Bobo Bates Wornick, age 86, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 in Mena.   She was born on October 18, 1932 in Alf, Arkansas to the late Newlin Harvey Bobo and the late Nettie Alene Diggs Bobo.  Maxine married Joffery William Bates on September 16, 1950 for 37 years.  On February 11, 1988 she ...

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Bobby Dean Richey

Bobby Dean Richey of Boles, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior, Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in Waldron, Arkansas. Bobby was born September 7, 1939 to Frank Richey and Monty (Pettit) Richey in Scott County, Arkansas. He was 79 years old. Bobby was a member of the Boles Freewill Baptist Church in Boles, Arkansas. Bobby graduated from high school ...

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