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August, 2018

  • 17 August

    Technical Difficulties

    Please bear with us we are experiencing technical difficulties due to the weather.  We are diligently working to get back on the air and keep you, are faithful listeners, updated and informed of events and weather in our area.

  • 15 August

    Elmer Rainwater

    Mr. Elmer Rainwater age 95 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday August 13, 2018 in Mena. He was born on May 11, 1923 in Big Fork, Arkansas to W.E. Rainwater and Sinda Porter Rainwater.  Elmer was married to the late Juanita Rainwater until her passing. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Henderson State University and a Master’s Degree from Texas A&M ...

July, 2018

  • 26 July

    Mena Water Utilities To Conduct Smoke Test In August

    Members of the Mena Water Utilities board met Monday, July 23rd to discuss the business of the city’s water utility company. General manager of the Mena Water Utilities, Charles Pitman, reported the department is averaging about 26 percent water loss a month over the past 12-months; however, the sewer department had no permit violations from the Arkansas Department of Health. ...

May, 2018

  • 24 May

    Acorn High School Scholarship Information 2017-18

    Zane Barr, a senior at Acorn High School, plans to attend The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and major in Chemical Engineering. Zane has been awarded the Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship valued at $40,000 and the Chancellor’s Scholarship valued at $32,000. Zane is the eighteen year old son of Mike & Jessica Barr of Mena. Tori Barrett, a senior at Acorn ...

  • 4 May

    Relay for Life Moved

    Relay for Life officials reported that the event has been moved from Janssen Park to the CMA Complex on Iron Mountain due to inclement weather.

April, 2018

  • 19 April

    Georgia M. Hood Gunn

    Georgia M. Hood Gunn age 86, of Cove, Arkansas passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 in Cove. Georgia was born in Cove, Arkansas on February 7, 1932 to the late George Morris Hood and Ola Mae Owen Hood. She was married to the late James Gunn and was a loving and thoughtful homemaker. Georgia enjoyed listening to the local radio ...

February, 2018

  • 21 February

    Lady Tigers & Tigers Finish District Runner-Up; Next Stop Dierks

    This past week, the Acorn senior girls and senior boys basketball teams competed in the 1A 7 West District Basketball Tournament, hosted at Mount Ida High School. Following a first round bye and a semi-finals win over Dierks (68-24), the Lady Tigers moved onto the girls championship game against Kirby, who had wins over Umpire and Mount Ida. In a ...

  • 7 February

    Mena Jr. Boys Battle Past Jr. Badgers

    BY EASTON LEONARD  – Thursday night, February 1st, the Mena Jr. Bearcats basketball team hosted the Arkadelphia Jr. Badgers at Jim Rackley Gymnasium. Before the Junior Varisty game, the Junior High JV Bearcats fell short to Arkadelphia 23-11 In what played out to be a close game most of the night, Mena narrowly outscored the Jr. Badgers 12-9 in the ...

January, 2018

  • 23 January

    Earldene Young Black

    Earldene Young Black, age 91, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas. She was born on November 19, 1926 in San Benito, Texas to the late Clyde M. Young and the late Pearl Garner Young. Earldene was married to Keith Smith Black and he preceded her in death. Earldene lived in Mena the last several ...

  • 17 January

    VES Announces Perfect Attendance

    The following students had perfect attendance at Vandervoort Elementary School for the first semester of the 2017-2018 school year: First Grade: Jace Shouse, Joslyn Watkins; Fifth Grade: Landon Case, Elijah Smith; Sixth Grade: Austin Bailey, Hunter Neal, Braylen Ralls, Desiree Ward. These students were announced as having perfect attendance for the second nine week period of the 2017-2018 school year: ...