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Mena School District Under Budget on LDES Project

(MENA) Members of the Mena School Board heard from Superintendent Benny Weston on various updates that the district has been involved with. The meeting got underway with “deepest regrets” from the school district on the loss of two longtime educators that served Mena Schools for a longtime. Mary Margaret Fassler and Bill Abernathy. Fassler was a teacher for 43 years, ...

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Dale ‘DC’ Spencer Way Dedicated Monday Morning

(MENA) The roadway leading into Aubrey Tapley Park in Mena now has a new name. The roadway has been known as RECREATION LANE and on Monday morning, members of Mena City Council and family members of the late Dale Spencer, were on hand for the rededication of that lane that was renamed DALE DC SPENCER LANE. This comes after council ...

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Rachel Louise Howard

Rachel Louise Howard age 80 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, May 27, 2019 in Mena. She was born on April 19, 1939 in Brownstown, Arkansas to the late Earl Jones and the late Imogene Gladys Hall Jones.  Rachel had a beautiful soul and was loving person.  She enjoyed “junkin” as she was a collector of anything and everything.  Rachel also liked to ...

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OLT Benson Awards Held at The Ouachita Center

(MENA) The Benson Awards were held on Saturday evening, June 1st at The Ouachita Center on the campus of the University of Arkansas – Rich Mountain. The BIG winners were Tom Sawyer, Miracle Worker and Southern Hospitality and Mary Poppins. Jerod McPherson, who played Bert in Mary Poppins, won for Best Lead Actor in a Musical. Lana Gail Coogan won ...

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Marc Wilson Represents Mena at Boys State

Marc Wilson, Mena’s only student representative, attended Arkansas Boys State recently in Conway at the University of Central Arkansas.  This camp is a week long, immersive program in civic education designed for high school boys who completed their junior year. Marc is a senior at Mena High School where he excels in both academics and athletics.  He has enjoyed success ...

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