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Della M. Davis

Della M. Davis, age 95, of Mena, Arkansas passed away peacefully on Friday, January 18, 2019, in Mena Regional Health System. She was born February 5, 1923 in Foose, Missouri to the late Zenith Patten and the late Susie Isabell Perdue Patten.  The Pattens moved to Mena in 1928 and Della attended school at the Ransom School.  She then lived ...

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Wickes Elementary December Star Students

Front Row (L-R) Carson Price and Emilce Moreno 2nd Row (L-R) TyLynn Robb, Tyrel Hennings, Jackson McGough, Jaynee Castro, and Cay Flores Back Row (L-R) Serenity Fraser, Melanie Hernandez, Joseph Dosch, Thomas Goethals, Jose Ruiz, and Kailee Hill Not pictured: Cooper Hayes and Darvin Rojas  

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MRHS Now Offering Latest Technology in Digital Imaging with a new Diagnostic Ultrasound System!

Mena Regional Health System is Keeping their Eye on the Future!  An ultrasound scan uses high-frequency sound waves to make an image of a person’s internal body structures. Doctors commonly use ultrasounds to study a developing fetus, a person’s abdominal and pelvic organs, muscles or tendons, or their heart and blood vessels.  With the latest in digital technology, the new ...

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Mena Police Department Reports for the Week of January 6, 2018 January 12, 2019 follow:

January 6 & 7, 2019 A local woman reported that someone had entered her apartment when she was out and had stolen medication.  No suspects at this time. A motorist called officers to a local highway regarding a briefcase they found in a ditch.  Officers retrieved the item, but there was not identification located.  It was placed into evidence. Billy Joseph Fletcher, 32, ...

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Michael William Proch

Michael William Proch, age 55, of Mena passed away December 30th, 2018 in Plano, Texas.  He was born July 23rd, 1963 to his mother Helen Proch and late father John Proch.  His parents were born in Michigan and later raised their family in the Dallas, Texas area.  Mike was born and raised in Dallas later moving to Arkansas with his ...

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Acorn Senior Teams Sweep Gurdon Friday

   The Acorn Tigers and Lady Tigers successfully protected the home floor Friday night by taking a pair of hard fought contests with Gurdon. The Acorn girls defeated the Lady Go Devils 56-46, while the Tigers held off the Go Devils 85-78. Coach Mike Jackson’s Lady Tigers jumped out to a 20-8 lead after the opening quarter, and held Gurdon ...

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Robert “Bob” Paul Piearcy Sr.

Robert “Bob” Paul Piearcy Sr., age 77, of Mena, died Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at John L. McClellan Memorial Hospital in Little Rock.  He was born on Monday, March 17, 1941 to Philip Anderson and Elsie Lannie Keen Piearcy in Hugo, Oklahoma. Bob was a Godly man with strong Christian values whose bible and faith guided his life. He attended ...

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OLT “Farce of Nature” Cast Announced

Scotty Jenkins will direct the next OLT/Just 4 Fun Players production, “Farce of Nature” written by Hope, Jones, and Wooten.  This trio of playwrights is known for their self-described “madcap comedies” in which characters are memorably eccentric and find themselves in hilarious situations.  OLT has produced several of these comedies in the past, including “The Dixie Swim Club,” “Southern Hospitality” ...

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Wickes Elementary “Spelling Bee” Winners

Wickes Elementary recently released the names of their Spelling Bee winners: 1st Grade: 1st Place; Beau Hennings; 2nd Place: Nataly Gonzalez-Antunez; 3rd Place: Tyrel Hennings. 2nd Grade: 1st Place: Lindsey Munoz; 2nd Place: Jenna Trinidad; 3rd Place: Elizabeth Goethal.  3rd Grade: 1st Place: Aliha Pena; 2nd Place: Serenity Fraser; 3rd Place: Ben Davis.  4th Grade: 1st Place: Kaleb Olalde; 2nd ...

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Robbie L. Blodgett Blair

Robbie L. Blodgett Blair age 76, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. Robbie was born on September 23, 1942 in Tucumcari, New Mexico to the late Harold Blodgett and the late Opal Buttrill Blodgett. She was a school teacher in Acorn and Mena for many years.  Robbie enjoyed keeping busy with knitting, crocheting, and ...

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