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SHERIFF’S LOG

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of October 15, 2018 – October 21, 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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Mena Police Department Reports for the Week of October 14, 2018 through October 20, 2018

October 14 & 15, 2018 Report was made of a suspicious individual asking questions about property for sale at a local residence.  Case pending. David Sinyard, 43, of Mena was arrested on several outstanding warrants from Polk County.   October 16, 2018 Gregg Brewer, 50, of Hatfield was charged with disorderly conduct after officers were called to a local office.   ...

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Calendar for 10/25/18 – 10/31/18

Thursday – 10/25/18 7:00 a.m. – Farmers Market at the Mena Depot on Sherwood. 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Humane Society of the Ouachitas is open at 366 Polk Road 50. 10:30 a.m. – Gator & Friends will be performing at The Mena Senior Center. 11:30 a.m. – Rotary Club of Mena/Polk County will meet at Papa’s Mexican Café. ...

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Richard Lee Treadwell

Richard Lee Treadwell age 73 was born 12/10/44 and passed away on 10/13/18.  He was born in Mena, AR and attended school in Hatfield, Arkansas. Joined the Army at age 17 in March 1962 and retired in March 1983. He served with the 82nd Airborne Division as a US Infantry Paratrooper, Green Beret Special Forces and Mess Sergeant. He was ...

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Jeanne Lee Rath

Jeanne Lee Rath, age 74 of Mena, Arkansas, died, Saturday, October 20, 2018 at her home. She was born on Sunday, December 12, 1943 to Allen Chapman and Jeanne Jordan in Rochester, New York. Jeanne grew up Baptist and was known as a very strong minded woman. She was always very proud of her nursing degree and was very passionate ...

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Leroy James Thomas

Leroy James Thomas, age 88, of Mena, Arkansas  passed away Thursday, October 18, 2018 in Mena. He was born September 8, 1930 in Kansas City, Missouri to the late Ralph S. Thomas and Ethel Wholf Thomas.  In 1933, the Thomas family moved to DeQueen, Arkansas where Leroy would spend his childhood and graduate from DeQueen High School in 1948.  The Korean War came ...

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Steven Glen Richardson

Steven Glen Richardson age 55 of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Steven was born on December 8, 1962 in Phoenix, Arizona to the late Fred Richardson and Millie Vaughn Richardson. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Having a servants heart he liked to help people.   He also loved to ride ...

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Carl Wayne Smith

Carl Wayne Smith age 81, of Smithville, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2018 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Carl was born on April 13, 1937 in Ludlow, Oklahoma to the late Sherman K. Smith and the late Dorcie Nelson Smith. He worked in Construction and for the McCurtain County Road Department for many years, Carl was an avid story teller ...

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Judy Higgins Joyce

Judy Higgins Joyce age 51 of New Boston, Texas passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018 in Texarkana Texas. She was born on February 17, 1967 in Mena, Arkansas to the late John Higgins and Shirley Wright Moore. She was married to William Joyce for twenty-two years.  She worked at many things in her life, such as truck driver, cashier and other ...

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John Creed (J.C.) Moore

John Creed (J.C.) Moore, age 91, of Zafra, Oklahoma went to be with his LORD October 1, 2018 at his home.  J.C.  was born in Roaring Springs, Texas on September 15, 1927 to the late William F. (Bill) and Rosa Blackwell Moore.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, worked in the timber industry most of his life, and was a member ...

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