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Mena student named to Fall 2017 Dean’s List

LITTLE ROCK, AR (02/23/2018)– Eric Sutherland of Mena, AR, was named to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s fall 2017 Dean’s List. To be included, students must have at least nine credit hours with a grade of A, B, C, or “credit” and at least a 3.5 GPA. With about 11,000 students and 100 programs, UA Little Rock offers ...

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Ladycats Fall To Monticello; Finish Season

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last Wednesday, February 21st, the Mena Ladycats senior high basketball team took on the Monticello Lady Billies in the first round of the 4A South Regionals Basketball Tournament hosted by Monticello. The Ladycats stayed close to Monticello in the first quarter, trailing by just two, 11-9, going into the second. The Lady Billies began to sneak ...

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Lady Tigers & Tigers Headed To State Tournament

BY EASTON LEONARD – After exceptional performances in the 1A Region 4 Basketball Tournament, the Acorn senior girls and senior boys basketball teams are moving on to the 1A State Basketball Tournament in Morrilton. In rematches of the 1A 7 West District Tournament, both the Lady Tigers and Tigers took on the Kirby Lady Trojans and Trojans in the championship ...

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School Lunch Menus: February 27 – March 2, 2018

Acorn Public Schools: Monday Breakfast: PreK: Pancake wrap, fruit, milk. Grades K-12: Variety cereal, pancake wrap, syrup, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: PreK: Chicken parmesan, breadstick, green beans, fruit, milk. Grades K-5: Popcorn chicken, chicken parmesan, breadstick, green beans, fruit, salad bar, milk. Grades 6-12: Popcorn chicken, chicken parmesan, potato bar, breadstick, green beans, fruit, salad bar, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: ...

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Acorn Archery Competes in ANASP Region 9 Competition

February 10, 2018, Acorn Middle School and High School Archery competed in the ANASP Region 9 Competition in Delight, AR.  Acorn High School placed 2nd in the High School division with a team score of 3182.  Middle School placed 5th with a team score of 2833.  There were 404 archers in attendance that day. In the High School division, Brody ...

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Eagles End Season With Loss To Genoa

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last Tuesday night, February 13th, the Cossatot River senior boys basketball team took on the Genoa Central Dragons, in the quarter-finals of the 7-3A District Basketball Tournament at Cossatot River High School. The Dragons started the game off on a 7-0 run, forcing Cossatot to call a timeout with 5:53 left in the first quarter. Following ...

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Senators Put An End To Bearcats Season

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Monday night, February 12th, the Mena Bearcat senior boys basketball team traveled to Joe T. Robinson, to take on the hosting Senators, in the first round of the 7-4A Conference Basketball Tournament. The Bearcats kept Robinson fairly close in the opening quarter, as the Senators outscored Mena by only five, 13-8. Both teams played tight ...

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Ladycats Place Fourth At District; Headed To Regionals

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last Monday night, February 12th, the Mena Ladycats basketball team took on the Robinson Lady Senators, in the first round of the 7-4A Conference Basketball Tournament, at Joe. T Robinson. In a low scoring first quarter, the Ladycats held Robinson to only five points, while scoring thirteen of their own, to take an eight point, 13-5, ...

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Lady Tigers & Tigers Finish District Runner-Up; Next Stop Dierks

This past week, the Acorn senior girls and senior boys basketball teams competed in the 1A 7 West District Basketball Tournament, hosted at Mount Ida High School. Following a first round bye and a semi-finals win over Dierks (68-24), the Lady Tigers moved onto the girls championship game against Kirby, who had wins over Umpire and Mount Ida. In a ...

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Acorn 4th Grade Lady Tigers Finish Spectacular Season

The Acorn fourth grade girls basketball team just finished up their very impressive season, with a record of 12-1. The Lady Tigers compete in the Tri-County League, which consists of teams from Acorn, Mena, Kirby, Oden, and Caddo Hills. With wins over Oden (26-2) and Caddo Hills (20-7), the young team from Acorn won their respective Tri-County League Championship. Adding ...

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