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August, 2020

  • 4 August

    Marine Corp League completes flagpole project at Janssen Park

June, 2020

  • 24 June

    OLT Memberships Extended Additional Six Months

    The Board of Directors from Ouachita Little Theatre met June 18 to discuss future plans for activities and shows.  Since the COVID19 concerns are still with us indefinitely in Polk County, it is next to impossible to determine production dates safely.  Therefore, the board voted to extend all memberships six additional months at no extra charge. Notices will be sent ...

  • 10 June

    June 10, 2020

  • 10 June


    Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed comments June 4th regarding proposed rules under consideration by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that would facilitate continued collaboration among state attorneys general and telecom companies in tracing back illegal robocalls to their source. Rutledge, along with the North Carolina Attorney General, is leading the State Attorneys General Robocall Technologies Working Group to submit ...

May, 2020

  • 20 May

    Squirrel Season Now Open in Arkansas

    With turkey hunting season wrapped up, deer and waterfowl hunting season may look like a million years away, but there’s another spring season that gives Arkansas hunters plenty of reasons to be excited. Arkansas’s squirrel season opens May 15, and for those who enjoy chasing these treetop targets, it’s a great excuse to be in the woods. Spring squirrel hunting ...

March, 2020

  • 18 March

    Violet Janice Wylie Baker

    Violet Janice Wylie Baker, age 85 of Wickes passed away Friday, March 13, 2020 in Wickes, AR. Violet was born on March 5, 1935 in Wickes, AR to the late Paul and Rachel Loyd. Violet and her late husband Wilburn were owners of Wylie’s Grocery Store in Wickes. Later in life she enjoyed traveling across the United States and Canada ...

  • 4 March

    March 4, 2020

February, 2020

  • 26 February

    February 26, 2020

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    February 5, 2020

September, 2019

  • 4 September

    Hatfield Lions Club Announces Scholarship Winner

    The Hatfield Lions Club is pleased to announce the winner of their Gantz-Hays Scholarship for 2019 is Tateli Thacker.  Tateli is the daughter of Ron and Tonya Thacker of Mena and is a 2019 graduate of Mena High School. Tateli was chosen from among many other candidates who submitted their application for consideration.  She was chosen to receive the Gantz-Hays ...