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SUBMITTED – The Ouachita Quilt Show Committee stated that this year’s Quilt Show was a success and appreciates everyone who participated. Organizers are pleased to announce the winners in the following categories: DONATION QUILT WINNER:  Jeri Pearson, Mena, Ar. BEST OF SHOW:  Marcia Norris, “I Solemnly Swear I’m up to no good!” PEOPLES’ CHOICE:  Francis Smith  “Heritage Medallion” VIP AWARDS: ...

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Sharon Chambers – Local Volunteer and Feature Quilter

BY LOGAN MCCOURNTEY – To those who hear the name Sharon Chambers, they automatically think about quilting. Why quilting? Because Sharon has a unique ability to create a variety of wonderful hand-finished quilts that can ‘wow’ anyone. With beautiful colors and a variety of designs, anyone looking at Sharon’s masterpieces will be impressed with the artwork in front of them. ...

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Quilt Show Time!

It’s time again for the annual Quilt Show that is held in conjunction with the Lum and Abner Festival at the Armory in downtown Mena. Sharon Chambers chairs the quilt show and says she’s looking forward to seeing the work of area quilters at the show. Interested entrants should bring their quilts to Mena’s Historic Armory on Wednesday, June 1st, between 8 ...

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