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October, 2019

  • 23 October

    Acorn September Students of the Month

    Acorn September Students of the Month…Kindergarten- Alex Schneberger, Daelyn Broach, Jhase Green;1st Grade-Vee Mabry, Kaylin House; 2nd Grade- Emalley Mishler, Brody Lopez; 3rd Grade- Ciara Candelaria, Ryder Laughlin; 4th Grade- Adalyn Bohlman, Aubrie Boyd; 5th Grade- Tanner Willis, Camara Dill; 6th Grade- Emma Clovis, Zane Newton.

  • 23 October

    Remnants of Rock to Perform at OLT

    Ouachita Little Theatre is presenting The Remnants (of Rock), bringing the best music from the golden era of Rock, 1959-1969.  The show is Saturday, November 2, at 7:00 PM.  Doors open at 6:00 PM. The band, originally known as The St. James group, formed in 1968. The original members all grew up within walking-distance of each other in the small ...

  • 23 October

    Accident at Hwy 71 and 4th…

    Just after 11am Thursday morning a 3 car accident was reported in Mena on Hwy 71 at 4th street across from the Farmers Co-Op. Mena PD and Arkansas State Police responded to the scene. Ambulances were called to the scene, but there are no known injuries known at this time. After a short period the scene was cleared and traffic ...

  • 23 October

    Peachtree Residence Enjoyed Painting Pumpkins

    Article and photos submitted by Cortez Copher, James K. Polk DAR On October 11, the National DAR Day of Service,  the James K. Polk Chapter NSDAR surprised the residents of Peachtree Assisted Living with a “Pumpkin Painting Party.” Everyone who wanted to participate in  painting a pumpkin was given a pumpkin, brush, and paints by DAR members who also assisted ...

  • 23 October

    Cossatot River State Park – Natural Area Hosts Skull Crusher

    Cossatot River State Park hosted the 9th annual ‘Skull Crusher,’ half-marathon on Saturday, October 19th. The ‘Skull Crusher’ is a 13.1 mile run that took place on the Cossatot River Trail over the mountainous terrain of the Cossatot River State Park – Natural Area. To the right Cossatot River State Park – Natural Area, Park Superintendent Davy Ashcraft is pictured ...

  • 23 October

    Mena Regional Auxiliary Awards Scholarships…

    The Mena Regional Auxiliary recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to five students to assist in their pursuit of a degree in the medical field.  The volunteer group will host the Annual Auxiliary Christmas Breakfast on Thursday, December 5th in the Mena Regional Cafeteria.  This signature event provides funds for the scholarships, which are presented each year in the spring and fall. ...

  • 23 October

    Mena Board of Education Fails To Have a Quorum During October Meeting

    The Mena School Board met for their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, however, they did not have enough for a quorum. Superintendent Benny Weston gave his report to the board. Mr. Weston and spoke about the new teacher pay requirements. He went on to give the board an update concerning the proposed new phone system at the campus, the ESSA Report ...

  • 23 October

    MENA ART GALLERY Hosts Fundraising Shoe Drive October 27

    Submitted by Barbara Lewis The public is invited to participate in a shoe drive to raise funds for continuing programs, such as children’s art classes, workshops, shows and events at the gallery. Donations of gently worn, used and new shoes will be accepted. The amount of money raised is determined by the total weight of the shoes collected. All donated ...

  • 23 October

    Three Arrested in Hot Springs Homicide

    Three people are in custody after a Hot Springs woman was found dead Friday. Police were called to do a welfare check at the home of 58 year old Laura Ann Dickerson of the 200 block of Linwood Drive where she was found dead. Investigation by the Hot Springs Police Department found that Mrs. Dickerson’s car was missing and that ...

  • 23 October

    Elizabeth Baker is an SAU SI Leader for 2019-2020

    MAGNOLIA, AR (10/21/2019)– Elizabeth Baker is appointed to serve as a Southern Arkansas University Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader for the 2019-20 academic year. Baker is a senior Nursing major from Mena, AR. Baker, who supplement instructs the Nursing course, holds weekly SI sessions through Student Support Services. SI sessions are series of weekly review sessions to aid students taking historically ...