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Orvis Lamar Martin

Orvis Lamar Martin, age 68, of Hatfield, died Saturday, December 1, 2018 at his home.  He was born on Tuesday, August 15, 1950 to Orvis Elmo and Ruby Cleo Almonrode Martin in Mena, Arkansas. Lamar served his country in the National Guard from 1969 to 1974 and then soon started a 34 year career working for Weyerhaeuser in Wickes. He ...

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Don’t Have a Blue Christmas: Have Fun at the December Cash Mob

Judy Thompson, Cash Mob coordinator for Mena Downtown Partners, says that the December Cash Mob will be like the song by Elvis: There’ll be a blue Christmas without you. She advises the Cash Mob is a great time for fun and shopping…the more, the merrier! The Christmas Mob will be hosted on December 8 th by Ouachita Coffee, 821 Mena ...

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Cathey E. Burger

Cathey E. Burger, age 57, of Mena passed away Friday, November 30, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas. Cathey was born December 21, 1960 in Hereford, Texas to James Roy Mott and Rachel Morgan Mott.  She was happily married to Howard Burger for 41 years.  She was the Principal’s Secretary at Mena High School.  Cathey was an avid Razorback fan and she  enjoyed camping and gardening.  She ...

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Mena Basscats

The Basscats competed in the STATE AYFF TOURNAMENT ON LAKE DARDANELLE! Brynten Rose & Cody Beck took 1st in the Jr division. Austin Johnston and Cason Cannon took 1sr place in the senior division. By winning 1st place in the senior division, Austin and Cason have qualified to fish in three BFL qualifier tournaments this spring with all tournament fees ...

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Mena Police Department Reports for the Week of November 25, 2018 through December 1, 2018 follow:

Mena Police Department Reports for the Week of November 25, 2018 through December 1, 2018 follow:   November 25, 2018 Employees at a local fast food restaurant reported that a customer had become verbally abusive and was making threats before leaving the business.  Case pending location and interview of suspect.   November 26, 2018 Report was made of an unidentified man ...

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Wallace “Howard” Ross

Wallace “Howard” Ross, age 78, of Mena, Arkansas, died Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at home. He was born on Thursday, January 25, 1940 to Robert Stanley and Eva Lee Ross in Delight, Arkansas. Howard lived his life serving the Lord, his family and his country. He attended the Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Mena. He served in the United States ...

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Bruce Henry Dale

Bruce Henry Dale , 83, of Oden, Arkansas passed away Tuesday. November 20, 2018 at Rich Mountain Nursing Home in Mena, Arkansas.  He was born on August 1, 1935 in Jackson, Kentucky to the late Isaac Dale and the late Laura Spencer Dale.  He spent most of his life living in Michigan and Arkansas. Mr. Dale retired from Precision Auto in Pontiac, ...

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Sybil Lou Shrum

Sybil Lou Shrum, age 80 of Mena, Arkansas, died, Sunday, November 25, 2018 at her home. She was born on Saturday, June 25, 1938 to Robert Lee and Vivian Perry Cottman in Mena, Arkansas. Sybil was a Godly woman of the Baptist faith. She owned and operated the Ozark Inn for twenty-two years and served on the Mena Police Department ...

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Eddie Gene Martin

Eddie Gene Martin, age 60, of Mena, Arkansas, died peacefully Thursday, November 22, 2018 at his home. He was born on Sunday, October 12, 1958 to Donald Gene and Margaret Martin in Carthage, Missouri. Eddie worked for Michel’s Pipeline, long time union worker out of Labor Local 534 and McGraw Construction. He was always a diligent hard worker. Eddie built ...

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Bettye Carol Rodriguez

Bettye Carol Rodriguez, age 77 of Mena, Arkansas, died, Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehab. She was born on Monday, April 7, 1941 to Hershal Everett and Edna Josephine Stone Rusher in Butterfield, Arkansas. Bettye was Godly woman and attended the Dallas Avenue Baptist Church. She worked as a surgical technician at the Mena Regional Health System ...

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