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Suzanne Roberts

Suzanne Roberts, age 84, of Winfield, Kansas, passed away Wednesday morning, June 10, 2015 at the Kansas Medical Center in Andover. Born on November 1, 1930 in Pawnee, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of Allen “Curly” and Glenda (Buzan) Walker. She was raised and received her education in Winfield and graduated from Winfield High School in 1948. She was united ...

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Sybil Adelle Thomas

Sybil Adelle Thomas, age 89, of Mena passed away Sunday, June 14, 2015 in DeQueen, Arkansas. She was born August 24, 1925 in Winnsboro, Louisiana to the late Jessie Green Sasser and the late Dora Kimbro Sasser.  She was happily married to George Thomas for 48 years.  She worked at South Central Telephone for 34 years.  Sybil was a loving ...

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Ouachita Little Theatre Planning New Season

BY RUDI TIMMERMAN – The OLT officers and board are asking the community for their input on the plays for the next season.  The theatre season at the Ouachita Little Theatre opens with a winter play, followed by the spring musical, and ends the following fall with the final show of the season.  This season, the fall show will be ...

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Summer Means Garage Sale Time!

BY KIM HUGHES – The first step is to choose dates and times for your garage sale. Most people go with Friday and Saturday mornings, but you can add Thursday or Sunday. You’ll get a larger crowd if you start early, and it’s likely to be cooler outside. Garage sales offer a great way to declutter and downsize your house. Grab a box and ...

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Future of PARCC Testing in Arkansas is Topic of Debate

BY STATE REPRESENTATIVE NATE BELL – After conducting a series of listening sessions around the state, the Governor’s Task Force on Common Core recently recommended non-renewal of Arkansas’s contract with PARCC for standardized testing. Governor Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Education subsequently announced that they did not intend to renew the contract for PARCC testing and instead planned to ...

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Bids Open on Just Two Highway Projects

BY STATE SENATOR LARRY TEAGUE – LITTLE ROCK – At its most recent meeting, the Highway Commission opened bids on two construction projects – one to replace a bridge on Interstate 30 in southwest Arkansas and another to widen Interstate 49 in northwest Arkansas. Bids on another nine projects were not opened because highway officials continue to have serious questions ...

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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: June 8-14, 2015

June 8, 2015 Report of a domestic disturbance on West Johnson Street in Hatfield. Deputies responded. One of the subjects left the residence for the night. June 9, 2015 Report from complainant of damage done to a vehicle by a gravel truck while traveling on Highway 88 East near the Ink community. June 10, 2015 No reports were filed. June ...

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Farm Bureau Honors Law Enforcement

On National Law Enforcement Day, June 12, Polk County Farm Bureau honored members of the Mena Police Department, Polk County Sheriff’s Department and Arkansas State Police – Troop K with a cookout and plaques for the service that they provide to the local area.

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Don’t Put Raw Eggs in Your Homemade Ice Cream

BY KIM HGUHES – There is no clear information on when or how ice cream was created. One story is that in 1744, Colonists brought over recipes from Europe, or that in 1782 Martha Washington left a bowl of cream outside one night at Mt. Vernon and the next morning discovered ice cream. There are a myriad of ice cream ...

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Summer Humidity has Hit Plants

BY CARLA VAUGHT – Arkansas has long been known for its hot, humid summers and this one is looking like it may be a real winner!  Our humid conditions make growing plants a real challenge.  Just when we get the ground dry enough to actually plant our garden or get back in there to try to beat the weeds back, ...

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