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Mena Police Report for February 21st - 27th

  Mena Police Department reports for the week of February 21st through February 27th, 2021     Correction for February 14   Abram Abernathy was not charged with T...

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US Senator John Boozman's Weekly Column

Fighting Hunger During a Pandemic Now Even More of a Team Effort   The pandemic has shown once again the resiliency, generosity and creativity of Arkansans. Despite coronavirus-imposed...

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State Representative John Maddox's Weekly Column

In the 7th week of the 2021 Regular Session, the House passed bills addressing taxes, medical care, scholarships, the duty to retreat, and more.   The following tax measures were advan...

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Weekly Arkansas Fishing Report

This is the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s fishing report for Feb. 25, 2021. If there is a body of water you would like included in this report, please email jim.harris@agfc.ar.gov&nbs...

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Special City Council Meeting Called

The Mena City Council will meet in Special Session on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.. The meeting will be at Mena City Hall.   Agenda items for the Special Meeting are:   ...

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Mena February School Board Meeting Recap

The Mena School Board met on Tuesday night for their February meeting. This meeting was originally scheduled for February 16th but was postponed due to weather.   It was a short agend...

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Obituaries

Joyce Alease Colbert Obituary

Joyce Alease Colbert, age 85, passed away February 28, 2021 in Mena, Arkansas. She was born on June 29, 1935 in Madison County, Alabama to the late Cecil and Lacy McNeese. Joyce was a hairdress...

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Mr. Loyd Edward Shrum, Jr. Obituary

Mr. Loyd Edward Shrum, Jr., age 80 of Mena, passed away Saturday, February 27, 2021 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Loyd was born March 17, 1940 in Alba, Texas to the late Loyd Eugene Shrum and the lat...

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Kervin Joseph Crochet Obituary

Kervin Joseph Crochet, age 70, of Mena, Arkansas died on Monday, February 25, 2021 at John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans' Hospital in Little Rock. He was born on Friday, September 14, 1945 to Wal...

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Katie Lee Abernathy Obituary

Katie Lee Abernathy, age 86, passed away on February 23, 2021 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. She was born to the late William and Della Hayes on March 19, 1934 in Cove, Arkansas. Katie was always ha...

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Linda Clark Obituary

Linda Clark, age 77, passed away February 2021 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was born to the late Ted and Mary Looney on March 1943 in Mena, Arkansas. Linda enjoyed cooking, sewing, and reading....

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