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FFA Alumni Auction Raises Thousands

BY MELANIE BUCK – FFA Alumni held their 26th Annual Consignment Auction on Saturday, February 7, at the Polk County Fairgrounds. Alumni Brian Erikson said there was a great turn-out and the auction raised around $6,000 for the local FFA Chapter that will be used for student members to attend camps, the Washington Leadership Conference in Washington D.C., state and ...

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James “Rocky” Norman Harvey

James “Rocky” Norman Harvey, age 61 of Acorn, died Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital in Little Rock.  He was born on Friday, January 1, 1954 to Earl and Frances Bell Harvey in Magnolia, Arkansas. Rocky served both in the United States Air Force and the United States Army and was honorably discharged from ...

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Andrew Clifton Foster

Andrew Clifton Foster, age 87, of Mena passed away Thursday, February 5, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas. He was born January 11, 1928 in Board Camp, Arkansas to the late Grady Foster and the late Polly Looney Foster. He was married to Velma Pate Foster on December 13, 1952 at Board Camp, Arkansas.  Mr. Foster proudly served his country in the ...

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Joann Dilbeck Cauley

Joann Dilbeck Cauley, age 73, of Mena went to be with the Lord Friday, February 6, 2015. Joann was born to the late Frank and Freddie Dilbeck in Mena, Arkansas on May 5, 1941. Joann worked as a Retail Manager before retiring in 2000. During the years of her retail management Joann’s job took her from Fort Worth, Texas to ...

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Chamber Welcomes Wholesale Electric Supply

Mena/Polk County Chamber of Commerce welcomed new member, Wholesale Electric Supply, into the membership with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, February 5, 2015. Wholesale Electric Supply is located at 507 Sherwood Avenue, Mena.

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Shoe Craze Welcomed by Chamber

Shoe Craze was welcomed into the Mena/Polk County Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, February 5, 2015. Shoe Craze is located at 822 Mena Street and is owned by Tim and Tara Milham.

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Lisa ReNae Sunderman Kelly

Lisa ReNae Sunderman Kelly age, 51, of Hitchcock., Texas was born December 16, 1963 in Texarkana, Arkansas to Henry G. Sunderman and Betty Ryals Sunderman. She passed away January 27, 2015 at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston, Texas. Lisa graduated from Mena in 1982 and spent most of her time in Texas with her husband Jack on the dock of ...

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Billie Sue Golemon

Billie Sue Golemon, age 83, of Mena, Arkansas died Friday, January 30, 2015 at the Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehab. She was born on Thursday, February 5, 1931 to William Royal and Cora Laffin Tharp in Story, Oklahoma. Billie enjoyed working outside and riding horses.  She would map out trails on horseback for new trails for people to enjoy.  Billie ...

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Non-Stop Fitness Welcomed by Chamber

Non-Stop Fitness, located at 1142 Hwy 71 South, was welcomed into the Mena/Polk County Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, January 30. Non-Stop Fitness is owned by Dustin and Shawnna Powell. To visit their Facebook page, click here:      

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Cotton Votes to Approve Keystone XL Pipeline

Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton today released the following statement on the Senate’s passage of a bill approving the Keystone XL Pipeline: “Today, the Senate voted to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline after weeks of a robust and transparent debate. This project is a win for Arkansas as it will lower energy costs, create and sustain hundreds of jobs in the ...

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