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George Monahan

George Monahan, age 32 of Acorn, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at home in Acorn. He was born on Sunday, March 20, 1983 to Gene Raphael and Velda Genene Wilhite Monahan in Mena, Arkansas. George served in the United States Army and a part of the 101st Airborne in which he was very proud.   He enjoyed the outdoors and shooting ...

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Adam Pierce McCleskey

Funeral services for Adam Pierce McCleskey, 22, of Pollok, Texas will be held Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel in Lufkin, Texas with Pastor Jeff Robinson officiating. Graveside services will be held Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Daniel Cemetery in Wickes, Arkansas. Adam was born December 22, 1992 in ...

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Dale E. Blair

Dale E. Blair, age 77 of Wickes, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, May 22, 2015. He was born November 29, 1937 in Mena, Arkansas to the late William and Viola Blair. He was united in marriage to Anita Baker on May 23, 1980. Dale was employed by Tyson as Manager of the Wickes Hatchery for ...

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Menus for County Schools: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Mena Public Schools Breakfast: Cereal, fruit, juice, milk Lunch: Manager’s Choice   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast: Manager’s Choice Lunch: Manager’s Choice   Cossatot River School Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, craisins, apple juice, milk Lunch: Turkey wrap, corn, baked beans, peaches, milk

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High Winds and Flooding Cause Damage to Homes & Roads

BY LEANN DILBECK – A strong thunderstorm that hit Sunday afternoon caused damage in Potter, Hatfield, Shady Grove and Mountain Fork communities in Polk County. According to Office of Emergency Management Manager James Reeves, straight-line winds destroyed a storage building and two homes received minor damage on Polk Road 36. Trees were blocking county roads 36, 37, 39, 48, 125, ...

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Two Battle of the Bulge Veterans Reunite

BY MELANIE BUCK – In today’s world, it is becoming increasingly rare to find World War II veterans and even more rare to find two soldiers that served together, lost contact for decades, and now spend their days traveling together. As Memorial Day approaches, the world would do good to remember, and be thankful, that such men not only existed, ...

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Menus for County Schools: Monday, May 25, 2015 (Memorial Day)

Mena Public Schools No School   Acorn Public Schools No School   Cossatot River School No School

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Ladycats 2015 4A State Champs

BY NORM BETZ – Goal Attained! Mena Head Softball Coach Ray Hunter and his 2015 Ladycats defeated the Lady Miners of Bauxite, 7-3 to capture their ultimate goal, a 2015 4A State Championship. After making it to the State Championship in 2014, but falling to Brookland High School, the Ladycats started the 2015 season with a goal of not just ...

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‘The Movies’ are Coming Back to Mena!

BY MELANIE BUCK – The County has been abuzz about the Silver Screen Theater having new owners and coming to life again. The Pulse was able to catch up with Greg Davis to confirm the buy and get all the details. Deanna Ayres is partnering up with Davis for the opening. Davis said he is hoping for a 90-day opening ...

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Arkansas’s Economy Needs TPA

BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – We live in an incredibly interconnected world. We can communicate with friends and family abroad instantaneously. We can travel overseas with ease. And American goods can be found on shelves around the globe. When we trade our goods and services with other nations, our economy grows, creating more jobs at home. That’s why I ...

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