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Winter Weather Forcing Closings & Hazardous Road Conditions

BY LEANN DILBECK – Snow began falling at 9 a.m. Monday morning and conditions were very favorable for road conditions to quickly begin to deteriorate, forcing school closings as well as a number of business closings. School officials at Mena, Ouachita River, Rich Mountain Community College, Bethel Christian and Grace Place Academy  have announced that school will also be closed ...

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School Closings – November 17

As the entire county experienced its first snowfall of what is predicted to be a very wet winter, Cossatot River School System is the only school we have been advised of canceling classes for Monday, November 17. Reports of 1.5 inches of snow are common within the county. Officials urge everyone to exercise caution when driving today, especially on bridges. If ...

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Monday, March 3, Winter Weather Related Closings

Winter weather has once again struck the local area. Ice has been accumulating on limbs since noon. Road conditions are deteriorating and has once again forced area schools to begin canceling classes. Currently,  Acorn and Mena Public Schools will be closed Monday, March 3, due to icy roads conditions. Mena Superintendent Benny Weston told The Pulse that students will now ...

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Winter Weather Closings for Tuesday, February 4

As the area is waking to icy road conditions this morning, Mena, Acorn, Cossatot River, Smithville Public Schools, Rich Mountain Community College, and Bethel Christian School have announced that they will cancel classes for Tuesday, February 4. If your business will be closed or have a delayed start, you are welcome to post in the comment section below.

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Mena School District Forced to Extend School Calendar Due to Weather Days

MENA SELECTED TO HOST 4A REGIONAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT  BY JACLYN ROSE – The Mena School Board met January 30, for their regularly scheduled monthly meeting. The topic of what to do with the school days missed due to inclement weather this year was addressed.  Ken Marshall, Assistant Superintendent, explained that after discussing several different options with the administration and teachers ...

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THURSDAY WINTER WEATHER CLOSINGS OR DELAYS

Mena, Acorn, Cossatot River, Smithville, and Bethel Christian Schools have cancelled classes for Thursday, January 9, due to icy road conditions. Sleet and freezing rain hit the area Wednesday morning and road conditions deteriorated quickly causing all county schools to have early dismissals. The Polk County Spelling Bee scheduled for Thursday has been postponed. The new date will be announced at ...

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WINTER WEATHER CLOSINGS

We have been advised of the following early dismissals: Cossatot River Schools will dismiss at 9:30 a.m. Mena Public Schools, Bethel Christian, and the Acorn Campus of the Ouachita River Schools will dismiss at 10 a.m. First Baptist Church After School Zone, fellowship meal and evening services are cancelled. Dallas Avenue Baptist Church, Mena Church of God, First United Methodist ...

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UPDATED LIST of Closings or Delays for Tuesday, December 10

We have been notified of the following closings for Tuesday, December 10: All Mena Public Schools Acorn Campus Bethel Christian School Grace Place Academy Smithville Public Schools Oden, ALL campuses of Cossatot River and Rich Mountain Community College will be OPEN Tuesday, December 10. We are happy to post any and all weather related closings or delays. Please contact us http://mypulsenews.com/contact-us/ and ...

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Ice Storm Continues to Force Closures – Closings & Delays for Monday, December 9

BY LEANN DILBECK – Mena, Cossatot River, Acorn and Oden Schools have cancelled classes for Monday, December 9. Both districts explained that the conditions of back roads remains too treacherous and realize many are still without power. Benny Weston, Superintendent of Mena Schools, said his district would spend the day tomorrow on campus clean-up, clearing debris and limbs caused from ...

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UPDATED LIST of Winter Weather Closings

Mena, Acorn, Oden, Bethel Christian and Cossatot River  Schools released students today early due to the winter weather moving into the area and will remain closed through Friday. All school related activities, including basketball games, have been cancelled. Grace Place Academy will be closed Friday. Rich Mountain Community College cancelled classes at 1 p.m. Thursday and will be closed Friday. ...

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