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Lock ‘em up!

BY LEANN DILBECK – Toddlers love to play with buttons. Our son’s favorite toy and teether was either the TV remote control or cordless phone.. Just seeing it caused him to salivate excitedly while reaching as if it was chocolate covered (that’s what my brain relates to.) The worst that could happen with these, if you weren’t paying close attention ...

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Polk County Births

Karlie and Jonas Rodriguez, of Wickes, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born on February 11th. Michele and Charles Kincaid, of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby boy, born on February 12th. Josefina Gomez and Eric Meza Zarate, of Grannis, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born on February 14th. Kea Stubbs and Dustin ...

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MMS Raises Money for St. Jude’s with Math-a-thon

Students at Mena Middle School recently participated in the Great Kindness Challenge. During the event, the 6th graders that participated in the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Math-A-Thon raised $1,745 for St Jude’s. MMS School Counselor, Leilani Rose appreciated the kind efforts of the students and said, “Thank you for helping others and making a difference!” Students participating were: Dusty Miller, ...

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100th Day Balloon Found Hundreds of Miles Away

A balloon has been found more than 300 miles away after being released at Vandervoot Elementary’s annual 100th Day of School Celebration in January 2017. The balloon was released by Pre-Schooler, Katie Gibbons, on January 24th, and just three weeks later on February 15th, she received a letter stating her balloon had been found. The letter, written by a woman ...

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Local Students at SAU Named to President’s and Dean’s Lists

MAGNOLIA, AR – Southern Arkansas University has announced the names of 251 students who earned a 4.0 GPA for the Fall 2016 semester to secure a prestigious spot on the President’s List. Students from this area include: Allison Hughes, a senior Elementary Education major, from Mena. Bethany Barney, a senior Agricultural Education major, from Mena. Candace Ford, a junior Elementary ...

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Gene Haas Foundation Provides Scholarships

At the 2017 Annual Giving Campaign event, An Evening of Jazz, the Gene Haas Foundation presented a donation of $15,000 to fund scholarship awards for the 2017 year for University of Arkansas Rich Mountain students enrolled in the following UA Rich Mountain technical programs: Machine Tool Technology, Advanced Manufacturing, and Welding. Priority for scholarship criteria consists of demonstration of academic ...

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Acorn FCCLA Backs the Blue for Star Event

BY MELANIE BUCK – Acorn FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America), are currently taking part in a Star Event (Students Taking Action with Recognition) through the national organization. Star Events are competitive events in which members are recognized for proficiency and achievement in chapter and individual projects, leadership skills, and career preparation. STAR Events offer individual skill development ...

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Imogene Taylor Maechler & Richard Vincent Morris Maechler

Imogene Taylor Maechler, age 85, passed in her home with her family by her side on February 19, 2017.  She was born in Bolivar, Tennessee on March 26, 1931 to the late Rainey Columbus Taylor and Mittie Ann Roberts Taylor. She was a Godly woman who dedicated her life to God pastoring The Whole Council of God Church, Inc. for ...

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Acorn Tigers Defeated by Trojans in District Play – Advance to Regionals

BY EASTON LEONARD – Acorn High School was the site for this year’s 1-A 7-West Sr. High District Basketball Tournament for the second year in a row.  In the first game of the evening, the Dierks Outlaws defeated the Mt. Ida Lions. Following, the Kirby Lady Trojans defeated the Umpire Lady Wildcats by a score of 67-26. For the last ...

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Cossatot Teams Head to Regionals

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – The Cossatot Lady Eagles have punched their ticket to the 3A Girls Regional Tournament in Prescott after taking 2nd place in the District Tournament in Genoa Central. The Lady Eagles dominated the court this year, soaring to their third consecutive regular season Conference Championship, and earning themselves the top seed for District. After defeating the girls ...

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