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Fire Prevention Week

Mena Mayor George McKee signed a proclamation declaring this week as Fire Prevention Week in Polk county. During this week, local firefighters will visit area schools to educate children about fire safety.

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Quote from Randy Veach, President, Arkansas Farm Bureau Regarding the Trans Pacific Partnership

LITTLE ROCK — “We are pleased the negotiations about the Trans Pacific Partnership have concluded. As a member of the USDA/USTR trade advisory committee, I know how challenging this process has been. TPP offers a rare opportunity to open markets around the Pacific Rim that have been previously restricted. We are hopeful the details of the agreement will bear that ...

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Ark. Agriculture Hall of Fame Solicits Nominations

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame is seeking nominations from the public for its class of 2015. The nomination deadline is Nov. 6. The Agriculture Hall of Fame recognizes Arkansans who are or have contributed significantly to the state’s largest industry, while spotlighting their contributions to the state’s economic development. Since its first class was selected in ...

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Donation to Clarice’s Room of Hope

Thanks to the generous support of advertisers supporting a recent October Beast Cancer Awareness campaign in The Pulse, a portion of the proceeds were able to be donated to the local non-profit organization, Clarice’s Room of Hope, founded and operated by Teena Brown. Shown is The Pulse’s Candace Riner presenting the donation on behalf of Pulse Multi-Media.

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County Under Extensive Roadwork this Fall

BY MELANIE BUCK – Several projects are currently underway around the County as road crews work to build new bridges and create safer, smoother roadways. Polk County Judge Brandon Ellison said that a new 97-foot concrete bridge is being built over Board Camp Creek on Polk Road 657. They are replacing a 100-year old pony truss steel and timber bridge. ...

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CASA to Hold First Annual Turkey Shoot

CASA of the Ouachitas is having a fundraiser this weekend that you don’t want to miss. CASA is a foster child advocate group where volunteers spend their days making sure that foster children get the love and care they need. CASA’s first annual Turkey Shoot is the perfect way to get your guns sited in for the upcoming hunting season, ...

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Chamber Welcomes Mena Art Gallery

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the grand re-opening of the Mena Art Gallery after extensive renovations to the building. Members of the Mena/Polk County Chamber of Commerce were on hand to welcome the Gallery into their membership. Mena Art Gallery is located in the heart of the budding Arts District on Mena Street.

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New Creation Dance Company Returns to Mena

BY CANDACE RINER – New Creation Professional Dance Company will return to Mena on Saturday, October 10th. Their show “Love never fails: God sees our stories” will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Mena High School Performing Arts Center. Admission is free but donations are encouraged to help support the company’s ministry. The show is made up of works choreographed ...

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Five Year Vision Becomes Reality: New Extension Education Center Dedicated

BY LEANN DILBECK – The new Extension Education Center on DeQueen Street was officially opened and dedicated last Saturday, October 3, on nothing less than a picture perfect day. The building’s completion has come 5 years after the vision was born. Polk County Extension Agent Carla Vaught explained that there has been a lot of blood, sweat and money that ...

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Mena Police Department: September 17 – October 3, 2015

September 27, 2015 Ronald Dean Staggs, 53, of Mena was charged with public intoxication after officers were called to a local fast-food restaurant. September 28, 2015 Officers responded to a domestic disturbance at a local mobile home park. No charges were filed. Mark Alan Clayton, 21, of Mena was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of schedule VI ...

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