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Della M. Davis

Della M. Davis, age 95, of Mena, Arkansas passed away peacefully on Friday, January 18, 2019, in Mena Regional Health System. She was born February 5, 1923 in Foose, Missouri to the late Zenith Patten and the late Susie Isabell Perdue Patten.  The Pattens moved to Mena in 1928 and Della attended school at the Ransom School.  She then lived ...

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Wickes Elementary December Star Students

Front Row (L-R) Carson Price and Emilce Moreno 2nd Row (L-R) TyLynn Robb, Tyrel Hennings, Jackson McGough, Jaynee Castro, and Cay Flores Back Row (L-R) Serenity Fraser, Melanie Hernandez, Joseph Dosch, Thomas Goethals, Jose Ruiz, and Kailee Hill Not pictured: Cooper Hayes and Darvin Rojas  

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Community meeting to be held Friday

A soldier should be one of the most respected members of a community because they have pledged their life to protect yours. Anything a soldier needs should be provided for them. Sadly suicide has become the tenth leading cause of death for military veterans in Arkansas and the rate is rising. The VA is asking for members of the community ...

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Unofficial election results for mayor of Mena run-off race

The unofficial results in the run-off race for Mayor ofMena have been announced. Seth Smith received a total of 720 votes and Brandon Martin received a total of 311. Unofficial early voting total was 190 for Martin and 428 for Smith; unofficial absentee ballots cast were 22 for Martin and 37 for Smith. On election day Smith received 138 votes ...

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Wreck on US Highway 71 delaying traffic

A wreck involving at least one school bus and a vehicle on US Hwy. 71 south of Potter has traffic backed up in both directions. Traffic is being stopped between Shadow Mountain RV Park and  Iron Mountain. Authorities on scene are the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Mena Police Department, and Arkansas State Police. Several ambulances have been on scene transporting ...

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Unofficial Polk County 2018 General Election results

The Polk County 2018 General Election was held yesterday with only a little over 50% of registered voters turning out to vote. The county has 11,976 registered voters; 6,077 votes were actually cast. The unofficial results of the Polk County election are as follows: RESULTS FOR THE CITY OF MENA: City of Mena Mayoral Results: The three candidates for Mayor ...

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October 31, 2018

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Polk County Births

The weekly birth report for Mena Regional Health System for October 19, 2018 through October 26, 2018 is as follows: Tamara Thomas of Mena, Arkansas is the proud parent of a baby girl born October 20th. Teri and Robin Lehnerd of Hatfield, Arkansas are the proud parent of a baby boy born October 22nd. Tara Young and Thomas A. Kizziar of Mena, Arkansas are ...

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Mena Daylight Trick-or-Treat and trick-or-treating rescheduled due to weather

Chances of rain and severe weather have changed Mena’s Daylight Trick-or-Treat event from Wed., Oct. 31 to Tues., Oct. 30 from 4-5 p.m. Businesses and organizations will still have some awesome treats to be given out. Because of the weather chances, Mena Mayor George McKee, the City of Mena, and the Mena/Polk County Chamber of Commerce ask that residents open their homes to ...

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AEDC AWARDS 65 COMMUNITY GRANTS TOTALING MORE THAN $4.4M

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and other state officials presented grants totaling more than $4.4 million to 65 Arkansas communities and counties at a ceremony held Oct. 18 at the Arkansas State Capitol. The grants fall into one of four programs administered by Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC): Community Development Block Grants, Rural Services Block Grants, Rural Community Grants, and County Fair ...

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