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Mena Lions Club holding fund raiser

The Mena Lions Club is holding a Hamburger Lunch Fund Raiser Friday January 18 for those who are visually impaired in Polk County. The Lions are taking orders now by calling 243-2369. The Lions will deliver orders of 5 or more between 11 and 12. Orders less than five can be picked up at the Mena Reg


East Texas burglary suspect arrested in Arkansas

NACOGDOCHES, Texas — A Nacogdoches County burglary suspect, who may be tied to more crimes in Houston, has been arrested in Arkansas. Police in Mena, Arkansas, have arrested John Mejia, 43, of Mena, in connection with the East Texas burglary.


Lady Leopards win Cossatot River Tournament

VANDERVOORT — The Lady Leopards got off to a slow start and were shaky at the end but prevailed in the finals of the Cossatot River tournament Jan. 12. De Queen topped the host team 46-43 in a game whose final minutes left the crowd exhausted.


Basketball: Lady Pointers coast at Clair Bates, 55-33

The Van Buren Lady Pointers led from start to finish in earning their first 6A-West win of the young conference season. Van Buren jumped out to a big lead and then coasted to a 55-33 win over Rogers Heritage on Tuesday night at Clair Bates Arena.


Directors OK resolutions for Chaffee Crossing trails, 51 acres

After years of planning, the Fort Smith Parks Department is getting to move forward on a plan to add about seven miles of trails to the existing system at Chaffee Crossing. The Fort Smith Board of Directors approved as part of the consent agenda at its meeting Tuesday three resolutions related to th


Waldron School Still Dealing With Electrical Issues

WALDRON, Ark. (KFSM) — Classes resumed today (Jan. 7) for Waldron students after electrical issues forced classes at Waldron Middle School to be canceled. School officials said the main electrical switchgear on campus malfunctioned. Officials said it could not be repaired and had to be replaced, whi


Waldron Middle School Offers Update for Student Placement

WALDRON, Ark. (KFTA) - Waldron Middle School has offered an update to their power situation. Here is a list of the buildings where the middle school classes will take place. - 5th Grade: First Baptist Church.