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She currently serves as managing editor of the university's newspaper The Arkansas Traveler. For her honors thesis she is writing a book of poetry on family dynamics and race. Also, she has been accepted by the Teach For America organization and will spend the next two years in Connecticut teaching ...

Flower girl and ring bearer were Elizabeth Lee Williamson of Niceville, Fla., cousin of the groom, and Garrison Singleton of Mena, cousin of the bride. ... She is a medical student at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and will graduate in May with honors in research specializing in general ...
First Financial Bank, based in El Dorado, announced this week that they have entered into a purchase and assumption agreement to acquire the Bear State Bank branches in Mena, Arkansas, and to assume certain deposit accounts and acquire certain loans and other assets at the facility. The purchase is ...
Mena Workforce Center, Western Arkansas Employment Development Agency, Inc. and The City of Waldron are hosting a job fair on Friday, April 13, 2018 from 12:30 PM-3:30 PM. This free event will be held on the campus of Waldron High School, 1560 West 6th St., in the gymnasium. The job fair is free ...
“For over 20 years, First Financial has had a loan production office in Mena and we're excited to expand our retail footprint into Polk County and Western Arkansas,” said Chris Hegi, CEO of First Financial Bank. “As a strong community bank, we look forward to investing in the people and businesses in the ...

The two Mena branches had deposits of about $58 million and loans of about $30 million as of Feb. 28. The closing of the sale of the Mena branches is expected to occur within 180 days after the closing of the Arvest/Bear State deal. Bear State Bank operates throughout Arkansas, southwest Missouri and ...
A Tornado Watch Has Been Issued For The Following Counties: Polk, Scott, Logan, and Johnson Effective Until 8:00 pm. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 27 IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN ARKANSAS THIS WATCH ...
Maher is facing deportation to China, where he has never lived. Maher is from Macau, which became part of China after his family immigrated to California when he was 3. Also pardoned while facing deportation were Daniel Mena and Francisco Acevedo Alaniz. Mena served three years of probation after ...
Curley Wolves post dominant wins against Cossatot River and Mena .... Last week, the Curley Wolves posted two consecutive victories in total domination defeating Mena Bearcats 12-2 and returning home to top Cossatot River Eagles 24-1 in their season-high 23-run victory in conference play. The Wolves ...
With the March 14 re-dedication of the Abernathy Building on the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain campus, the Mena Workforce center now has a permanent home. The workforce center aims to be a one-stop center to train people in any discipline, and provide assistance for transportation, nutritional ...
The Community Services Clearinghouse, River Valley Regional Food Bank and United Way of Fort Smith Area will receive nonperishable food and monetary donations made at Arvest Bank branches in Fort Smith, Van Buren, Alma, Greenwood and Mena in Arkansas and Sallisaw and Poteau in Oklahoma ...
The Community Services Clearinghouse, River Valley Regional Food Bank and United Way of Fort Smith Area will receive nonperishable food and monetary donations made at Arvest Bank branches in Fort Smith, Van Buren, Alma, Greenwood and Mena in Arkansas and Sallisaw and Poteau in Oklahoma ...
The town slowly took form and then in May of 1897, the Bank of Mena opened its doors. The next year the county seat was moved from Dallas, AR to the town of Mena. Over the next few years, Mena grew, and in 1906, Mr. Stillwell donated 4 blocks of land to the city of Mena. Contained within these four ...
Judith managed to get a photograph from which she did the hawk portrait that was included in the recent Mena Art Gallery “Portrait of Arkansas” exhibit. Judith has found that, for her, the best way to learn is to try whatever looks interesting, keep working on the things that succeed for her and reject the things ...
I know I may be reminding you a bit early, but our next Pesticide Applicator Training will be on May 3rd at 6 PM at the Extension Education building 211 DeQueen Street Mena, Arkansas. There is a $10 charge (payable at the door), pre-registration is not necessary. Our FCS Agent- Bridgett Martin has some ...
On Tuesday, February 27, twenty civic, government and business leaders met at noon at American Artisans to learn more about Main Street Arkansas from Greg Phillips, Director, and Susan Shaddox, Interior Design Consultant. The program was sponsored by Mena Downtown Partners. The primary ...

Members of Arkansas's quorum courts are classified as district, rather than county, officials. Judge Ellison is a native of Mena. In addition to serving on the AAC Board of Directors, he holds an elected seat on the seven-member AAC Risk Management Fund Board of Trustees, and he serves as 1st vice ...
A community coffee was hosted by University of Arkansas Rich Mountain, where Westerman received comments from veterans and community members. Westerman told the crowd veteran issues are a priority for his office. “Any time we learn of a veteran facing a hardship that conflicts with what veterans ...
Last month appears to be the wettest February in Arkansas since at least 1939 and preliminarily the wettest February since state averages began ... Mena Intermountain Municipal Airport reported 18.04 inches of rain for February, but the weather service didn't include that number in the official top-55 list.
I have also studied the criminal and transportations laws of the State of Arkansas and am very familiar with them. “As a certified constable, I served the citizens of Center Township, which included the city of Mena, for two years with honor and integrity. As constable of Taylor Township, I pledge to serve the ...
Democrats have announced candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, land commissioner, secretary of state and now attorney general. Libertarians have candidates for those five offices plus auditor. Kerry Hicks of Mena signed up Wednesday as the Libertarian candidate for attorney general.
... is future radar for 8pm on Wednesday night. Some of the stronger storms will be near Mena before shifting to the east. Rain may linger into Thursday morning before clearing Thursday afternoon. Sunny skies are expected for Friday into Saturday with the next rain on Sunday evening into Monday morning.
"The Art of Hair" styling through March 24 at Mena Art Gallery, Mena. Details at ... Arkansas Flower and Garden Show through March 4 at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds, Little Rock. Details ... 9 Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook through March 31 at Arkansas Arts Center Children's Theatre, Little Rock. Details ...
Last May, State Park officials told the Mena Star plans to pursue alcohol sales were underway and the park's liquor license has been applied for. ... According to Arkansas State Parks records, of the 52 state parks, two others have alcohol permits, Mount Magazine State park in Logan County and DeGray ...
And although he says he wasn't taking drugs in 1987, he admits to transporting cocaine from Arkansas to his home state of Oregon. According to a DailyMail report, Haynes bought his supply from Barry Seal, a Louisiana smuggler for the Medellin Cartel who operated out of Mena Airport. “Barry Seal later ...
Flash flood warnings were issued Wednesday morning in areas stretching from the state's west into Central Arkansas and a Flood Watch remains in place for parts of the state through Thursday morning. ... This includes areas from Mena, Conway, and Newport to the southeast. Some rainfall will linger ...
A request for financial support from Mena Downtown Partners (MDP) was approved by the committee and sent to the full council for consideration. The $2,350 requested by MDP would enable the entity to join the Arkansas Downtown Network, if the group is approved. Every two years Arkansas Downtown ...
Maddox is the grandson of long-time Arkansas legislator Ode Maddox and brother of the current state representative from Mena, John Maddox. He worked for Caesars Entertainment and Bank of America before going to work for a Wynn subsidiary. According to press accounts, he made as much as $17.7 ...
Alita Mantels, secretary of the Arkansas Jazz Heritage Foundation, described Dorough as a jazz triple threat. "He wasn't just a pianist. He wasn't just a composer. He wasn't just a vocalist. He was all three simultaneously, equally proficient and unique." Born Dec. 12, 1923, in Cherry Hill near Mena to Robert ...
"They (Mena) rode the bus four hours. That makes a difference. We pitched strikes. Paige Devecsery pitched a great ball game. (Catcher) Alyssa Reed made a great play on the plate right in front of her, our shortstop made great plays. Really it was all of them. That's the fourth game this week they've played.
A preliminary Arkansas State Police crash report states Black, a Fort Smith resident, was crossing the street but was not in a crosswalk. The driver, later identified as Michael Mena, stopped immediately and called 911, according to authorities. The Police Department said Black died at a nearby hospital, but ...
The driver, identified by the police as Michael Mena, stopped immediately and called 911, according to the Fort Smith release. The Police Department said Black died at a hospital, but the state police said he was pronounced dead at the scene. The reason for the discrepancy was unclear Tuesday evening.
Piazza cited the Supreme Court's ruling last month that the Legislature can't waive the state's immunity from lawsuits. The court had ruled against a former bookstore manager at a community college in Mena who sued the school for failing to pay him for working overtime. At issue is a provision in Arkansas' ...
Piazza cited the Supreme Court's ruling last month that the Legislature can't waive the state's immunity from lawsuits. The court had ruled against a former bookstore manager at a community college in Mena who sued the school for failing to pay him for working overtime. At issue is a provision in Arkansas' ...
Last May, State Park officials told the Mena Star plans to pursue alcohol sales were underway and the park's liquor license has been applied for. ... According to Arkansas State Parks records, of the 52 state parks, two others have alcohol permits, Mount Magazine State park in Logan County and DeGray ...
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman will hold a public Coffee With Your Congressman event from noon to 1 p.m. today at the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain's Ouachita Center, 1100 College Drive in Mena. Westerman, who represents the state's Fourth Congressional District in Washington, D.C., will also ...
And although he says he wasn't taking drugs in 1987, he admits to transporting cocaine from Arkansas to his home state of Oregon. According to a DailyMail report, Haynes bought his supply from Barry Seal, a Louisiana smuggler for the Medellin Cartel who operated out of Mena Airport. “Barry Seal later ...
And the way they met was one of the most "small world" moments imaginable: A young man with whom Bernice attended high school in Mena met Bryan at Oxford while he was on a Fulbright Scholarship in England. "We became friends, and he said, 'Oh, you're from Arkansas?'" remembers Bryan. "'There's ...
Erica Mena is leaving New York and taking her talents to the A for the explosive return of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta. Stepping off her private jet, this time around, ... In the case of baby Kannon (*Maury voice*), Kirk you ar…we'll just have to tune in and find out. Depending on the results, will Rasheeda stay or ...
The Prescott Lady Wolves will be one of the top contenders to finish strong heading into the district tournament this week after concluding the regular season schedule topping Mena 41-36, Horatio 48-44, but falling to Cossatot River 36-20 to split their series match-up. The Prescott Lady Wolves will be one ...
Preventing an iconic Mena structure from dilapidating is a task the Mena Depot Commission faces as they strive to preserve the building's historical features and plan for its future. ... Because the depot is listed as an Arkansas Historic Property, grants to maintain and preserve it are available for application.
A request for financial support from Mena Downtown Partners (MDP) was approved by the committee and sent to the full council for consideration. The $2,350 requested by MDP would enable the entity to join the Arkansas Downtown Network, if the group is approved. Every two years Arkansas Downtown ...
PAPER TRAILS: Auctioneer is 1st woman to win state contest; Arkansas dogs at Westminster Kennel Club show ... AUCTIONEER CHEER: Last weekend, Shannon Hunter of Hunter's Auction Service in Mena became the first woman to ever win the Arkansas State Auctioneers Pro Bid Calling competition in ...
As the new chief executive officer of Wynn Resorts Ltd., Mena native Matt Maddox will face some tough challenges right out of the gate. Top among them is how to separate Wynn the brand from Wynn the man. Before announcing his exit as chief executive officer on Tuesday, Steve Wynn was fighting ...
As the new chief executive officer of Wynn Resorts Ltd., Mena native Matt Maddox will face some tough challenges right out of the gate. Top among them is how to separate Wynn the brand from Wynn the man. Before announcing his exit as chief executive officer on Tuesday, Steve Wynn was fighting ...
Maddox is the grandson of long-time Arkansas legislator Ode Maddox and brother of the current state representative from Mena, John Maddox. He worked for Caesars Entertainment and Bank of America before going to work for a Wynn subsidiary. According to press accounts, he made as much as $17.7 ...
A former Wynn employee agreed, saying Maddox and Kim Sinatra, the gaming company's general counsel, are the executives closest to Wynn. Maddox grew up in Mena, Arkansas, a town of 5,500 people just east of the Oklahoma border. His father, a lawyer, still runs the injury practice he founded 46 years ...
I have been working with Mena Art Gallery for over a dozen years and have seen it grow and change. Here are some of the things planned for ... In February, we will have our first “Portrait of Arkansas” exhibit featuring a variety of artists' concepts of what our state means to each. We have several other new ...
Arkansas' Every Student Succeeds Act plan has received approval from the U.S. Department of Education. The approval of Arkansas' federal education accountability plan reflects more than a year and a half of ongoing collaboration, input and feedback provided by educators, parents and students around ...


 

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