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State Representative John Maddox's Weekly Column

On the third week of the 2023 Regular Session, the House passed legislation that could impact everything from car tags to the start of the school year.   HB1150 which would extend the time ...

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US Senator John Boozman's Weekly Column

Expanding Arkansas’s National Security Role   Protecting the United States and our interests is a fundamental responsibility for the federal government. Our founders made this role cl...

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US Congressman Bruce Westerman's Weekly Column

Getting Back To Our Roots   This week, for the first time in almost seven years, the House considered legislation under a modified open rule, taking us one huge step closer to restoring a tru...

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Senator Terry Rice's Weekly Column

State Capitol Week in Review From Senator Terry Rice January 27, 2023   LITTLE ROCK – The first three weeks of the 2023 legislative have session have been remarkable for the wide v...

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Mena Police Report for January 15th - 21st

  Mena Police Department reports for the week of January 15th through January 21st, 2023   All subjects should be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.  ...

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The United States Semiquincentennial, July 4, 2026

This is the first in a series of articles that will be shared on KAWX.ORG, written and submitted by Kathy Hagler of the local James K. Polk Chpater of the National Society Daughters of the American Re...

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State Representative John Maddox's Weekly Column

House members will enter the third week of the 2023 Regular Session on Monday.   In the second week, several bills passed the House and are now making their way to the Senate.   ...

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US Senator John Boozman's Weekly Column

Recipe for Reaching Children in Need    Americans have long called on Washington to cut inefficiencies in federal programs and modernize them for the 21st century. Yet rarely, are...

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Obituaries

Hannah Madge Jones Obituary

Mrs. Hannah Madge Jones, age 92, passed away in Mena, Arkansas on Friday, January 27, 2023. She was born May 5, 1930, in Hancock County, Tennessee to the late Lon Collins and Cecil McGinnis Collin...

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Bill Gene Powell Obituary

Mr. Bill Gene Powell, age 71, passed away Sunday, January 22, 2023, in Waldron, Arkansas. He was born December 3, 1951, in Senora, California to William Junior Powell and Nancy Pearl Chambers Powe...

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Lee Roy Stokes Obituary

Mr. Lee Roy Stokes, age 78, of Mena, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 22, 2023. Mr. Stokes was born December 9, 1944, in Hatfield, Arkansas to the late J.C. Stokes and Emma Lo...

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Patsy Ann Powell Obituary

Mrs. Patsy Ann Hill Powell, age 74, of Mena, Arkansas passed away on Friday, January 20, 2023, at her home. She was born on Monday, December 20, 1948, to Herman Hill and Julia Ann Knox Hill in Blackfo...

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Carolyn Faye Lowery Obituary

Carolyn Faye Lowery, age 72, of Mena, died Sunday, January 22, 2023 at Baptist Health in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was born on Friday, June 9, 1950 to Milton Hanford Simmons and Stella Mae Rickner Sim...

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