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Marlin Chatham

Mr. Marlin Chatham age 82, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, June 26, 2017 in Mena. Mr. Chatham was born on December 20, 1934 in Zafra, Oklahoma to Theodore Chatham and Grace Sitten Parnell. Mr. Chatham was married to his wife Nola Chatham in 2006, who he dearly loved. He was a drywall installation specialist by trade. He greatly enjoyed, ...

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LMI Announces New Publisher for The Mena Star

BY LEANN DILBECK – Lancaster Management Inc. [LMI], owners of The Mena Star & Ouachita Trading Post, announced last week that Clark Smith has been named as the new publisher, effective immediately. Smith replaces Joe Ben Oller, who according to the published report in the Thursday, February 20 issue of The Mena Star, “is no longer associated with the company.” ...

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The Pulse Goes Back to School

BY JACLYN ROSE – Students of Holly Harshman Elementary began using iPads in the classroom setting last year but, as of this week, is using a local media source combined with that technology to bring new life to journalism. The 4th grade literacy classes are now including The Polk County Pulse’s online publication,, as part of their non-fiction unit ...

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The Polk County Pulse Launches New On-Line Publication:

By Melanie Buck The Polk County Pulse has launched a brand new on-line publication, The new site is now live. “We couldn’t be more excited at this launch,” said owners David and LeAnn Dilbeck. “This now puts us in the ‘daily’ market. We will be posting items on a daily basis and depending on events, throughout the day.  Our ...

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