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School Lunch Menus: February 19-23, 2018

Acorn Public Schools: Monday NO SCHOOL Tuesday Breakfast: PreK: Breakfast, pizza, fruit, milk. Grades K-12: Variety cereal, breakfast pizza, parfait, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: PreK: Popcorn chicken, cornbread, potato wedges, fruit, milk. Grades K-5: Popcorn chicken, white bean chicken chili, cornbread, potato wedges, fruit, salad bar, milk. Grades 6-12: Popcorn chicken, white bean chicken chili, hamburger, cornbread, potato wedges, fruit, ...

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Lancaster Turns 100!

Genevieve Leslie Davis Lancaster celebrated her 100th birthday on February 9, 2018 at The Oaks Assisted Living Center, surrounding by her family and friends. She was born in Lake Charles, LA, and grew up there, along with several other places such as Nashville, TN, St. Augustine, FL, and Pineville, LA, where her father was caretaker of National Cemeteries in those ...

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Celebrating 100 Years

Ms. Dolly Hampton celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by family and friends on February 9, 2018 at Peachtree Assisted Living Center. Hampton was born in Page, Oklahoma and was raised in the Rich Mountain community. Hampton, and her late husband Elwood, have two daughters, five grandchildren, 15 great-greatchildren, and four great-great grandchildren. Five generations of her family are pictured with ...

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Cross Places in AT&T Sponsored EAST Challenge

SUBMITTED – Samuel Cross, 8th Grade Mena Middle School EAST student, received 3rd Place in the EAST Cyber Cipher Challenge by AT&T.  There were 42 entries from across the state.  Samuel received an award of a 32GB USB Drive. Mena Middle School EAST is preparing for EAST Conference which will be held in Hot Springs March 13-14.  Several current EAST ...

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Acorn Elementary Students of the Month

Ouachita River School District’s Acorn Elementary has announced their January Students of the Month. The students chosen have displayed excellent citizenship, exceptional academic effort/improvement, and good attendance. Simple Simon’s Pizza, Goss Electronics, and Laark Enterprises provided lunch and games. Front Row: Summer Southwick, Kindergarten, daughter of Mark Southwick and Jolie Fielden; Marissa Husted, Kindergarten, daughter of Michael and Kristy Husted; ...

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Election Commission Seeks Volunteer Polling Workers

SUMBITTED – Elections are just around the corner and the Polk County Election Commission is asking for more volunteers that are interested in working at the polling places on Election Day or during Early Voting. Individuals that volunteer to work as an election official must be a resident and a registered voter of Polk County, must be willing to attend ...

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Shelter Insurance® Foundation and Kenny Miller Sponsor Local High School Scholarship

This spring, the Shelter Insurance Foundation will award a $2000 scholarship to a graduate of Cossatot River High School.  Shelter Agent Kenny Miller sponsors and partially funds this scholarship. A committee of local high school officials and community leaders will select the local recipient.  The committee will consider each applicant’s scholastic achievements, educational goals, citizenship, moral character and participation and ...

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2018 Polar Plunge to Take Place at Lake Wilhelmina

BY MELANIE WADE – The 2018 Polar Plunge is heading back to the icy waters of Lake Wilhelmina this year after being hosted at a variety of other locations in the last few years. The Polar Plunge is held each year to raise money for Special Olympics Arkansas. This year’s event will take place on February 24th. Registration will begin ...

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Turner Passes League Certification Program

SUBMITTED – The Arkansas Municipal League congratulates James Earl Turner, Mena City Council Member, who has maintained his status as a Certified Municipal Official through the League’s Voluntary Certified Continuing Education Program. The certified municipal officials were honored at the League’s 2018 Winter Conference, held January 10-12 in Fort Smith. Numerous municipal officials representing cities and towns from across the ...

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Committee to Recommend Tabling North Morgan Proposal Indefinitely

BY MELANIE WADE – The Mena City Council Street Committee met on Monday, January 29, 2018 to discuss options for the proposed North Morgan Street project following a letter from the Arkansas Highway Commission. After a recent study, the Highway Commission has stated a traffic light would not be warranted at the would-be intersection and that re-aligning the new road ...

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