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Robert Douglas “Brooks” Barron

Robert Douglas “Brooks” Barron, age 80, of Mena passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018 in DeQueen, Arkansas. He was born in Sugarland, Texas on August 29, 1938 to the late Wyman Hubbard Barron and the late Nora Mae Martin Barron. He was married to the love of his life Ann Robertson Barron for 59 amazing years. Brooks was a rancher ...

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Jimmy Wayne Golden

Jimmy Wayne Golden 61, of Mena, lost his battle against cancer at 6:08pm, on Sunday, September, 9th, 2018 at Arkansas Hospice in Hot Springs. Surrounded by his family. He was born on September 9th 1957 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Henry Anderson Golden and Violet Dulene Ralls Golden. Jimmy is survived by his daughter Charisse Boshears, her husband Jeffrey and twin ...

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SHERIFF’S LOG

SHERIFF’S LOG The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of September 3, 2018 – September 9, 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 ...

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Jacqueline Kay Turner

Jacqueline Kay Turner, 80 of Vandervoort, Arkansas passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.  She was born on July 26, 1938 Grand Rapids, Minnesota to the late David Jerald Bergstrom and Susan Margaret Johnson. Jackie was also preceded in death by her two baby boys; Todd Turner and David Turner, three brothers; Jerry Bergstrom, Jim Bergstrom and Rodger Bergstrom, and ...

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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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