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May Star Students for Wickes Elementary

Front Row (L-R) Kimber Hayes, Tyrel Hennings, and Jackson McGough Middle Row (L-R) Kailee Hill, Isai Esquivel, Raul Rodriguez, Kinnah Ferguson, andRaeleigh Speight Back Row (L-R) Nahomi Ruiz, Yesenia Vasquez-Antunez, Carolina March, Brayden Chambers, Kody Bailey, a nd Cooper Hayes Not Pictured: Tony Flores, Karlie Hernandez, Alexander Sherrouse, and Charlie Kate Tadlock,

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Alexis Tumbleson Selected To Attend ASMSA

Alexis Tumbleson of Wickes, Arkansas was selected to attend The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts in Hot Springs for her upcoming junior and senior years of high school.  Alexis just completed her sophomore year at Cossatot River High School in Cove, Arkansas where she was heavily involved in the EAST program, maintained membership in the National Honors ...

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Polk County Roads Receive State Aid

Several Polk County Roads are getting improvements thanks to state aid money. Polk County Judge Brandon Ellison said the county had to match 10% and that ARDOT performed engineering and the bid handling process for the work. The work actually started several months ago with the county road department doing prep work including cleaning ditches and improving drainage. The project ...

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Operation: Prom Showcases Devastation of Drunk Driving

With Mena High School students set to enjoy the 2018 Prom this Saturday night, the current Juniors and Seniors were witness to the Operation:Prom demonstration at the Polk County Fairgrounds on Tuesday morning. Operation:Prom is a life-like simulation of a two-vehicle DWI accident, with one of the vehicles being driven by an intoxicated high school student after prom. The simulation ...

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James Darrell Sanders

James Darrell Sanders, age 20, a resident of Wickes, died Monday, March 14, 2016. He was born on June 15, 1995 to Clifford and Kelly Sanders in DeQueen, Arkansas. James is survived by a daughter, whom he loved deeply, Hailey Jade Sanders of Springdale, Washington; mother, Kelly James of Millford, New Hampshire; father and stepmom, Clifford and Mecca Sanders of Freeport, Texas; ...

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Polk County Turns 170!

BY MELANIE BUCK – Polk County, being officially established on November 30, 1844, will celebrate its 170th birthday in just a few days. A land that is covered in beauty and full of history and tradition, Polk County is a land all its own. In the last 170 years, the area has seen war and peace, prosperity and poverty, notability ...

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