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Lillie Lenora Counts

Lillie Lenora Counts age 92 of McAlester, Oklahoma formerly of Cove, Arkansas passed away Monday, September 10, 2018 in McAlester. Lillie was born on March 5, 1926 in Grannis, Arkansas to the late Charles K. Smith and the late Bonnie E. McDonald Smith. She enjoyed working on the family farm raising cattle, but not the horses! Lillie spent her quite ...

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William Huff

William Huff age 82 of Watson, Oklahoma passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018 in Burleson, Texas. William was born July 11, 1936 in Watson, Oklahoma to the late Melvin Huff and Carrie Clement Huff. He worked as an Electrician for many years and proudly served his country in the United States Navy.  William was very active in hunting and fishing with ...

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Mena Police Department Reports for week of August 26, 2018 through September 1, 2018 follows:

August 26 & 27, 2018 Report was made of a theft (shoplifting) from a local retail store.  Case is pending review of surveillance tapes. A counterfeit $50.00 bill was submitted to officers.  It had been received at a local business.  Case is pending. Report was made of an ongoing issue between two neighbors.  No charges have been filed at this time. August 28, 2018 ...

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SHERIFF’S LOG

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of August 27, 2018 – September 2, 2018. The charges against those arrested are allegations and the cases are still pending in the courts. Individuals charged and whose names appear in this column may submit documentation to us at a later date that the charges have ...

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Millie Olivia Byrum

Millie Olivia Byrum age 62 of Cove, Arkansas passed away Monday, August 27, 2018 in Dierks. She was born in McCurtain County, Oklahoma on April 10, 1956 to the late Robert H. Byrum and the late Evelyn Reynolds Byrum. Millie enjoyed traveling, basically just going anywhere with family and friends.  She loved to go to yard sales and working in her ...

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Daron Clifford Jones

Daron Clifford Jones, age 53, of Watson, Oklahoma, died Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the Methodist Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He was born on Tuesday, August 17, 1965 to Ira Clifford and Allene Brown Jones in Mena, Arkansas. Daron was the kind of man who was always there to lend a hand. He was a Christian man and attended ...

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Darrell Lee Dobbs

Darrell Lee Dobbs age 55 of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Monday, August 20, 2018 inHot Springs, Arkansas.  He was born in Santa Cruz, California on November 12, 1962 to Thomas Dobbs and Mary Hazel Roberts Dobbs. Darrell worked in the Pipeline Industry as an x-ray technician and mechanic by profession. He enjoyed being a mechanic and loved playing the guitar ...

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Mary Bess Golden Williams

Mary Bess Golden Williams, age 84, of Wind Crest, Texas passed away Saturday, August 18, 2018 in Texas. She was born September 4, 1933 in Glory, Texas to the late Joe Douphus and Lillie “Ethel” Barnett Golden. She was united in marriage to Walter P. Williams II, who preceded her to Heaven. Mary was a retired nurse by profession, exhibiting ...

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Alicia Renee’ Nichols

Alicia Renee’ Nichols, 38 of Benton, passed away on August 7, 2018.  She was born on September 22, 1979 in Little Rock to Douglas and Shirley Evans Mills.  Alicia was always involved in helping others.  She enjoyed her movies, friends and acting in the plays performed at Ouachita Little Theater in Mena, Arkansas. Alicia loved spending time with her family and was especially ...

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Melva Freeze Johnson

Melva Freeze Johnson age 92, of Mena passed away Friday, August 10, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas. Mrs. Johnson was born October 18, 1925 in Smackover, Arkansas to the late Forrest Freeze and the late Pinky Bradley Freeze.  She was married to the late Herbert Johnson for sixty-two years. Together they owned and operated G&W Water Well Drilling company.  Melva loved to read ...

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