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Menus for County Schools: Friday, May 29, 2015

Mena Public Schools Breakfast: Poptart, fruit, juice, milk Lunch: Manager’s Choice   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast: Manager’s Choice Lunch: Manager’s Choice   Cossatot River School Breakfast: Manager’s Choice Lunch: Manager’s Choice

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Mena Radio – A County Legacy

BY JACLYN ROSE –  It’s been 65 years since KENA first signed on the air and while a lot has changed over the years, the local community’s dependence on local radio, especially during crisis situations, is as strong as ever.  Since 1950, local residents can turn to KENA radio for the latest news, weather, and sports updates, besides enjoying their favorite ...

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Weather Forces Relocation of Relay for Life Event

Updated Thursday morning:  Friday’s Relay for Life event has been moved to the CMA Pavillion on Iron Mountain due to inclement weather and wet conditions. Relay for Life Chair Brandy Sachs said to “come on out and don’t let the rain stop you in the fight for cancer!” There will be great food and lots of entertainment. The event lasts ...

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Mena Honors Ken Marshall and Top Athletes at Annual Banquet

BY MELANIE BUCK – Longtime Coach and Athletic Director, Ken Marshall, was honored at the 2015 Mena Sports Awards and Recognition Banquet on Tuesday, May 26. The banquet was hosted by Bearcat Foundation, Incorporated and was held in the Mena High School Cafeteria before the crowd moved into the Performing Arts Center for the awards ceremony. Many athletes were recognized ...

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Menus for County Schools: Thursday, May 28, 2015

Mena Public Schools Breakfast:Maple burst pancakes, fruit, juice, milk Lunch: Manager’s Choice   Acorn Public Schools Breakfast: Manager’s Choice Lunch: Manager’s Choice   Cossatot River School Breakfast: Manager’s Choice Lunch: Manager’s Choice

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Several Move Up the Ranks at OSMA

BY MELANIE BUCK – The Ouachita Society of Martial Arts (OSMA) held an awards ceremony for their Torakan Dojo in Mena honoring the achievements of their members. Sensei Yanasa (Buffalo) Scott said they inducted two new members with black belts and others moved further up in their disciplines as well. Joshu Randy Webster earned a black belt in Ju Jitsu ...

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Beautification Hindered By Excessive Rain; Work Continues at Councell’s Corner

BY MELANIE BUCK – Not only has the rain caused the cancellation of celebrations, major road damage, and more unseen problems, it has also caused Mena Beautification Officer Tammy Stockton, a busy few days. Stockton said that she has sent twenty-eight notices for grass being too high in citizen’s lawns. As part of the Beautification Ordinance, citizens are required to ...

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Remembering Hearts Forever

Remembering Hearts Forever held a Mother’s Day ceremony to honor the mothers who have lost children. The ceremony was held on the Polk County Courthouse Lawn.

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Reisig’s Releases New Book

Local author Michael Reisig has just released the third book in his Caribbean Gold Series. Titled Caribbean Gold — The Treasure of Margarita, the novel has already soared to the top of amazon.com rankings, hitting number one in the “Historical Caribbean and Latin American Adventure” category, and presently, number two in “Sea Adventures,” and “Travel Adventures.” Reisig says this new one is ...

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Fundraiser Dinner for Wildlife Center

BY JANIS GEYER SHULL – American Artisans will be hosting a dinner on Saturday, May 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. to benefit the Arkansas Native Plant and Wildlife Center, directed by Tommy Young, Master Falconer and Animal Rehabilitator. Guests can enjoy a delicious meal for $15 while providing much-needed support for the Wildlife Center. Spring and summer are the ...

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