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Gene Allen Broertjes

Gene Allen Broertjes, 53, of Hammond, Indiana, left this world to journey home on March 9, 2018. Gene was born September 11, 1964 in Harvey, IL. Gene was a beloved son, brother, and uncle and will be dearly missed by all that knew and loved him. Gene loved to spend his time fishing, gardening, caring for his animals, and riding ...

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School Lunch Menus: March 12-16, 2018

Acorn Public Schools: Monday Breakfast: PreK: Pancake on a stick, syrup, sausage link, fruit, milk. Grades K-12: Variety cereal, pancakes, syrup, sausage link, parfait, fruit, juice, milk Lunch: PreK: Orange chicken, fried rice, broccoli, fruit, milk. Grades K-5: Orange chicken, beef tamale pie, fried rice, broccoli, fruit, milk, salad bar. Grades 6-12: Choice of potato bar Tuesday Breakfast: PreK: Breakfast ...

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Mrs. Dolly Hart Hampton

Mrs. Dolly Hart Hampton, age 100, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 in Mena. She was born February 9, 1918 in Page, Oklahoma to the late Heull J. Hart and the late Allie Rebecca Sexton Hart.  She was married for 60 years to Mr. Elwood Bryan Hampton, who preceded her in death. At a very young age, Dolly ...

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Tony Eugene Harper

Tony Eugene Harper, age 78, of Mena, died Friday, March 9, 2018 his home.  He was born on Monday, September 11, 1939 to Leaburn Albert and Bula Lou Perkins Harper in Circle Back, Texas. Tony served his county in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged.  Tony loved his family and spending time with them, especially ...

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Susan Annette Sandifer

Susan Annette Sandifer, age 54, of Amity, Arkansas, died Monday, March 5, 2018 at her home. She was born Thursday, February 13, 1964 to Deryl Ray Sandifer and Patricia Ann Ryals Hogan in Waldron, Arkansas. Susan was at peace in the country where she loved fishing, going on walks with her dog and gardening. She was a Christian and loved ...

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Mena Regional Health System Raises Awareness about Colorectal Cancer

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, an opportunity to share the dangers of the third most common type of cancer in men and women, resulting in nearly 50,000 deaths per year. It is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. But this disease is highly preventable, by getting screened beginning at age 50. Colorectal cancer usually ...

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S. I. (Pete) Brewer

S. I. (Pete) Brewer age 93, of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018 at St. Vincents Hospital in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Pete was born in Montgomery County on October 10, 1924 to Joe and Mary Brewer. He built houses for many years in Dallas, Texas and was a foster parent, Church Deacon and Sunday school and a youth ...

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Robert Dale Wolfe

age 85, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018 in Mena. Robert was born on August 23, 1932 in Ottawa, Illinois to the late James Wolfe and Myra LaSalle Wolfe. He was married to Phyllis Ann Wolfe. Robert was the owner and operator of Il Primo-Chicago Pizza restaurants by profession.  Being a history buff, he enjoyed reading stories on ...

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Mitchell George Posel Sr.

, age 74, of Cherry Hill, died Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at his home. He was born on Saturday, November 27, 1943 to Mitchell and Stella Maximovich Posel in Santiago, Pennsylvania. Mitchell was an outdoorsman who loved working on his farm, being an all around handyman and fishing. Mitchell was a semi-pro bass fisherman and won several tournaments. He loved ...

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January Star Student for Wickes Elementary

Front Row (L-R) Jayna Sanchez, Aliha Pena, Brenna Lawrence, Nataly Gonzalez-Antunez, Lindsey Munoz, and Connor Peek. Middle Row (L-R) Kevin Manuel, Valeria Munoz, Mary Crochet, Alex Aguilar, Bryson James, and Emily Peek. Back Row (L-R) Kaylee Williams, Lexi Bradley, Sabera Land, Aiden McKenzie, and Jhovani Perez. Not Pictured: Monse Salgado

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