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“Still on the Hill” and “Elf” News

Friends and patrons of Ouachita Little Theatre and Polk County residents are being treated to a free concert on Sunday, November 19 at 2:30 PM.  This grant supported event through the Buffalo River National Park Service provides entertainment that also educates about our rural Arkansas cultural history. If you love nature, music, storytelling, and learning about people and places of ...

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Terry L. Beggs

Terry L. Beggs, age 59 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday November 12, 2017 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Terry was born in Mena, Arkansas on June 4, 1958 to the late Burla Snow. Terry was hard worker and enjoyed working. He always would get excited watching wrestling and football. He loved to visit, as he never met a stranger. Terry enjoyed playing ...

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Frank Lloyd Pierce

Frank Lloyd Pierce, age 91 of Vandervoort, Arkansas passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017 in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  He was born on Wednesday, July 7, 1926 to Robert and Sally Pierce in Brownwood, Texas. Frank was married to Joann Pierce for 67 years. He served his country for 21 years, serving in three branches, Navy, Army and the Air Force ...

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Clovis “Tobe” Ledbetter

Clovis “Tobe” Ledbetter, age 78, of Oden, Arkansas passed away November 13, 2017 at his home. Clovis was born September 9, 1939 in Oden, AR to Clyde and Nora Abernathy Ledbetter. He is preceded in death by his parents, one son, Ricky Ledbetter, and one great-granddaughter, Chloe Marie Ledbetter. Clovis worked in asphalt driving a dump truck for Jett out ...

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Jerry Ross McCarthy

Jerry Ross McCarthy, age 75, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. The story of Jerry Ross McCarthy could fill a multitude of books and cannot be told in a few lines. He was an avid outdoors man and loved being in the woods hunting, fishing or camping; it didn’t matter as long as ...

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Bettie Jean “Dommie” Montgomery

Bettie Jean “Dommie” Montgomery, age 87, of Mena, Ark. passed away Monday, November 13, 2017 in Mena. Bettie was born in Anonna, Texas on April 3, 1930 to Nick Hoffman and Gladys Griffin Hoffman. She was married to James “Jim” Montgomery for an amazing 69 years. Bettie and Jim owned the Pine Bowl for 49 years and was an avid ...

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Charles Henry Golden

Mr. Charles Henry Golden, age 93, a resident of Grannis, Arkansas, died Saturday, November 11, 2017, in Bear Creek Healthcare, De Queen. He was born to John Mathis and Constance Ione Carr Golden on June 10, 1924, in Meridian, Texas. Mr. Golden married the love of his life, Betty Lee Zanzeberg, on June 8, 1946, in Wickes, Arkansas. He was ...

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Christopher Rodel Brinlee, Sr.

Christopher Rodel Brinlee, Sr., age 54, of Mena, died Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at his home.  He was born on September 27, 1963 to Aubry Lee Brinlee and Norma Lee Yancy Trammell in Merced, California. Christopher worked many years as an electrical journeyman and owned and operated Service Electric and Industrial Controls in Mena and also was the owner of ...

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Lori Lance Price

Lori Lance Price, age 52, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017 at her home. She was born November 28, 1964 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Percy Lance and Lourrine Tibbs Lance.  Lori loved junkin’, going to flea markets and landscaping.  She was a top-notch decorator and was just as handy with her paintbrush.  Aside from these things, her greatest ...

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Bettie Gene Gentry

Bettie Gene Gentry, age 80, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017 in Mena. Bettie was born on July 21, 1937 in Zafra, Oklahoma to Theodore Chatham and Grace Sitton Chatham.  She was a loving homemaker. Bettie was an avid quilter and award winning crocheter.  She enjoyed growing flowers and gardening. Bettie was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and ...

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