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Acorn Archery Competes At State

SUBMITTED BY MINDY LYLE – Acorn Archery competed at the State NASP tournament on Saturday, March 3rd.  The team placed 7th to become Nationals qualified.  Brody Webb placed 2nd with a score of 291, and earned $32,000 in scholarships.

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Mena Police Department: March 4-10, 2018

March 4, 2018 Jamie Lee May, 35, of Mena was arrested on three outstanding warrants. March 5, 2018 Brandon L. Everett, 27, of Mena, was arrested on five outstanding warrants. Shalena Allen, 41, of Mena was arrested for disorderly conduct, obstructing governmental operations, and refusal to submit to arrest. A local woman reported that her wallet had been stolen from ...

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Audrey Waters Masters Hollington

Audrey Waters Masters Hollington, age 90 of Old Dallas, Arkansas, died Sunday, March 11, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Wednesday, January 18, 1928 to George Washington and Esther Mae Kenworthy Waters in Old Dallas, Arkansas. Audrey was a founding member of the Old Dallas Fire Department in Old Dallas with a few ...

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Billy Joe Crabtree

Billy Joe Crabtree, Sr. age 54 of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Sunday, March 11, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas. He was born October 25, 1963 in Mena, Arkansas to Lemual Crabtree and Olivia Tollison Crabtree. He was happily married to Deborah Bloechl Crabtree for 35 years. Mr. Crabtree was a loader operator for Martin Marietta Materials. He enjoyed hunting and fishing ...

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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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