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Senator Larry Teague's Weekly Column

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas lawmakers have begun pre-filing bills in advance of the 2023 legislative session, which begins on January 9. At the beginning of the week of the Thanksgiving holiday, t...

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Governor Hutchinson's Weekly Addres: Thankful

Governor Hutchinson's Weekly Address: Thankful   To listen to Governor Hutchinson's weekly radio address, click anywhere on this line, then click on the play but...

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US Senator John Boozman's Weekly Column

Why the Farm Bill Matters to Everyone   When my daughters were growing up they were very active in 4-H and would show livestock we raised on our property in Benton County. To help develop t...

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State Representative John Maddox's Weekly Column

When you choose to shop at a small business you are choosing to invest in your community. It is estimated that for every $100 spent in a local business, $68 recirculates and remains in the local econo...

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Mena Water Main Flushing Starts November 28th

Mena Water Utilities will again be conducting our bi-annual water main flushing program during the week of November 28th through December 2, 2022.     Mena Water has scheduled the...

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Mena Police Report for November 13th - 19th

Mena Police Department reports for the week of November 13th through November 19th, 2022   All subjects should be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.   Nov...

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Southwest Artist 2023 Photography Show Announced

The Mena Art Gallery/Southwest Artists 2023 Photography Show will be bigger than ever this year, with cash prizes totaling well over $1,000.    According to Lisa Keeling, Mena Art Gall...

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Mena Art Gallery 2023 Garage Sale

Mena Art Gallery 2023 Garage Sale   Mena Art Gallery is having a 3 Week FUNDAISER Art Supply Garage Sale!   When: Drop off items at the Gallery, 607 Mena Street, Tuesday, January...

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Obituaries

Victoria Garrett Obituary

Victoria Lee Garrett, age 76, of Mena, died Monday, November 22, 2022 at the Bear Creek Healthcare in De Queen, Arkansas. She was born on Friday, February 6, 1946 to Walter Tollenaer and Ellen Lerdall...

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Kimberly Beth McKenzie Obituary

Kimberly McKenzie, age 45, of Grannis, died Sunday, November 20, 2022 at the CHI St. Vincent Hospital in Hot Springs, Arkansas. She was born on Friday, October 7, 1977 to Milton Eugene and Alice Rose ...

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Beth Merlene Ward Obituary

Beth Merlene Ward, age 90, of Mena, died Saturday, November 19, 2022 at her home with her son by her side. She was born on Saturday, April 30, 1932 to Robert Urie McClenahan and Edna Frances Clark in ...

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Kathleen "Kat" Hudson Obituary

Kathleen “Kat” Hudson, age 75, passed away Friday, November 18, 2022, in Idabel, Oklahoma. She was born November 14, 1947, in Talihina, Oklahoma to the late Dixon Hudson and Sarah (Amo...

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Cindy Lynn Hill Obituary

Cindy Lynn Hill, age 43, of Mena, died Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at the Mena Regional Health System. She was born on Wednesday, August 29, 1979 to James Darrel McMellon and Reba Faye McMellon Stanf...

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