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March, 2019

  • 12 March

    Mumps Outbreak Results In Cossatot River Cancelling School This Week

    (COVE) The Cossatot River School District has decided to close all of the district schools and facilities, due to a Mumps outbreak, for the remainder of this week. The school dismissed students at 2pm  on Tuesday. With the closure, students, staff and other personnel will be out of school for the remainder of the week and with Spring Break being ...

  • 11 March

    2018 – 2019 Arkansas All State & All Tournament Basketball Stars Announced

    (LITTLE ROCK) The Arkansas Activities Association announced on Monday, March 11th, the 2018-2019 Arkansas All State Basketball Players and the All Tournament Team. Representing the Polk County schools were Connor Harvey of Mena in 4A Boys Basketball. Trenton Rosson of Cossatot River in 2A Boys. Ashlen Gonzalez of Cossatot River was selected for 2A Girls honors. Meanwhile, Madison Smith of ...

  • 11 March

    Mena Spotlight Singers To Perform In Branson This Weekend

    (Submitted) The Mena High School Spotlight Singers will perform in Branson, Missouri on Saturday, March 16. The auditioned ensemble will star as the opening act for the Legends in Concert show at Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater.  The Spotlight Singers will take the stage at 7:25 PM and will entertain the audience with a 30-minute program of a cappella music. ...

  • 11 March

    Mena Choirs Achieve High Marks At Henderson State

    (MENA) The Mena High School and Middle School choirs recently participated in region choral performance assessment at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.  The MHS BearCat Chorus earned an Division II Excellent ratings in Performance and in Sight Reading.  The Mena Middle School Choir received Division II Excellent in Performance and a Division I Superior rating in Sight Reading.  This ...

June, 2018

  • 4 June

    Rich Mountain Conservation District Announces Scholarship Winners

    Rich Mountain Conservation District is proud to announce the winners of their annual scholarship. Josey Webb is a Senior at Acorn High School and is the daughter of Duane and Dot Webb. Josey plans on attending SAU in Magnolia majoring in Ag Business. Autumn Liles is a Senior at Mena High School and is the daughter of Joe Liles and ...

  • 1 June

    Gathright Endowment Completed

    The Al and Diann Gathright Endowment Grant was recently completed and endowed to the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Foundation by a donation from Al and Diann Gathright. The purpose of the endowment is to provide support the UA Rich Mountain Foundation Development Fund, help secure additional funding through grants or other means, enhance facilities, and support ongoing needs, programs, ...

  • 1 June

    Chism Maye Receives Transfer Scholarship From Arkansas Tech University

    Arkansas Tech University is pleased to announce that Chism Maye has received a Transfer Scholarship for the fall 2018 semester.  This $2000 scholarship is awarded on academic merit and has a total potential value of $12,000 over three years.  Chism is the son of Vicky Maye and Bryan Maye.  Chism’s honors and awards include, Arkansas Game and Fish Conservation Scholarship ...