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CITY OF MENA FALL CLEAN-UP SCHEDULED

CITY OF MENA FALL CLEAN-UP SCHEDULED   The City of Mena’s 19th Annual Fall Clean-Up is scheduled to begin on Monday, October 24, 2022. Only yard waste items will be picked up (tree li...

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Sheriff's Log September 26th - October 2nd

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of September 26, 2022 – October 2, 2022. The charges against those arrested are allegations and the case...

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State Representative John Maddox's Weekly Column

According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., one in eight women will develop breast cancer. It is the most common form of cancer and the second leading cause of death among women.  ...

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Governor Asa Hutchinson's Weekly Address

Governor Hutchinson's Weekly Address: Expanding Electric Vehicle Infrastructure in Arkansas   To listen to Governor Hutchinson's weekly radio address, click anyw...

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US Senator John Boozman's Weekly Column

Help Protect Seniors from Scams   In recent weeks there have been more news stories in Arkansas about novel methods scammers are using to take advantage of unsuspecting individuals and stea...

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Congressman Bruce Westerman's Weekly Column

It’s Time to TAP into American Energy   Americans are struggling to pay the price for President Joe Biden’s energy policies. This winter, families are expected to pay the highes...

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State Senator Larry Teague's Weekly Column

State Capitol Week in Review From Senator Larry Teague:   September 30, 2022   LITTLE ROCK – In the fiscal session earlier this year the legislature appropriated a million ...

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Obituaries

Randy Egger Obituary

Mr. Randy Egger, age 67, passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2022, in his home in Mena, Arkansas. He was born March 7, 1955, in Twain Harte, California, to Dean Egger and Vada Fern (Boggess) Egger. ...

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Elbert Don Bennett Obituary

Elbert Don Bennett, age 89, passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. He was born on June 16, 1933 to Roy and Julia Ann Bennett in Hempstead County, Arkansas.   D...

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Eleanor Rose Mize Turner Jefferson Obituary

Eleanor Rose Mize Turner Jefferson, 87, was celebrated home to Heaven from Mena, Arkansas on October 3, 2022. She was born to the late Joseph and Callie Truesdale Mize on August 1, 1935 in San Antonio...

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Rodney "Night Train" Emry Obituary

Rodney Emry (Night Train), 50, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Friday, September 30, 2022, in Waldron. He was born to Tom Emry and Francis Moore on November 29, 1971, in Mena, Arkansas. Rodney was a fa...

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George Shipman Obituary

George Shipman, age 78, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away September 30, 2022. He is a U. S. Air Force and Vietnam War veteran serving 21 years until retiring with the rank of Technical Sergeant. After hi...

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