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December, 2018

  • 4 December

    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 ...

  • 3 December

    Don’t Have a Blue Christmas: Have Fun at the December Cash Mob

    Judy Thompson, Cash Mob coordinator for Mena Downtown Partners, says that the December Cash Mob will be like the song by Elvis: There’ll be a blue Christmas without you. She advises the Cash Mob is a great time for fun and shopping…the more, the merrier! The Christmas Mob will be hosted on December 8 th by Ouachita Coffee, 821 Mena ...

October, 2018

  • 25 October

    UA Rich Mountain Halloween Night cancelled

    The UA Rich Mountain SGA Halloween Night scheduled for tonight, Thurs., Oct. 25, has been cancelled due to weather.

  • 19 October

    CMA Changing of the Colors Rally Motorcycle Parade is Saturday, October 20

    The CMA Changing of the Colors Rally Motorcycle Parade is tomorrow, Sat., Oct. 20 beginning at 1 p.m. at Iron Mountain. The parade route comes into downtown Mena for the first time ever this year. The parade route established by the Mena City Council is as follows: Motorcyclists will gather at the Mena Middle School Bus Garage on Mena Street, ...

  • 18 October

    Over 270 runners compete in the Mena-Acorn Lions Club Cross Country Meet

      Over 270 runners participated at the Mena-Acorn Lions Club Cross Country Meet on Oct. 9 at the Lions Club Disc Golf Course.   It was an outstanding event that not only included competition of teams, but great individual efforts were made and personal victories were achieved.   The spectators cheered all runners enthusiastically providing a great example of how ...

  • 18 October

    ‘Changing of the Colors’ Rally begins Wednesday

    Heather Grabin/News Director    The 2018 “Changing of the Colors” Rally kicks off Wednesday on Iron Mountain in Hatfield.    The rally has become a huge annual event hosted by the Christian Motorcycle Association (CMA). It attracts visitors from all over the world to come to the area to admire the breathtaking beauty of nature painting the countryside a vivid ...

  • 18 October

    Safety tips for vehicles when sharing highway with motorcycles

    Heather Grabin/News Director    The Christian Motorcyclists Association’s (CMA) “Changing of the Colors” Rally will be in full swing beginning Wednesday and many visitors will travel to the area, some will be familiar with the terrain and some will not.   No matter the situation, everyone’s safety is always of the utmost importance.    The following are some tips for ...

  • 18 October

    Mena Homecoming festivities begin

        The Mena Homecoming Parade was held Wednesday night and ended with a pep rally and car bash. Homecoming festivities are set to begin at 6:30 in the evening on Fri., Oct. 19 with kickoff for the homecoming football game against Waldron at 7 p.m..    The 2018 Homecoming maids are Freshmen Cassidy Ashcraft and Sarah Grenier; Sophmores Allie ...

  • 18 October

    Possible symptoms of breast cancer

       Every woman should know her own body and when it changes. And while aging changes our bodies it is progressive, not instant. Any odd or sudden changes in your body should be reported to a medical professional. Risk factors to breast cancer are there, but in at least 75% of women with diagnosed breast cancer there were no symptoms ...

  • 18 October

    Field of Faith

    Field of Faith was held Wednesday, October 10 at the Mena High School Bearcat Stadium. photos contributed by Andy Philpot.