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State Capitol Week In Review

FROM SENATOR LARRY TEAGUE

When Arkansas voters go to the polls for the primary elections on May 22, or if they vote early beginning May 7, they will have to present a government-issued photo ID in order to get a regular ballot. The photo ID is required under Act 633 of 2017, which passed in the Senate last year by a vote of 25-to-8, with two senators not voting. An Arkansas registered voter challenged the constitutionality of Act 633 in a lawsuit. The initial ruling by a circuit judge was that it was unconstitutional. However, state election officials appealed to the Arkansas Supreme Court, which overturned the circuit judge’s injunction. That means the photo ID requirements will be in effect for May’s primary elections. In the coming months, a couple of developments will affect whether Arkansas has a permanent photo ID requirement for voters. First of all, the Supreme Court stay only applies to voting in the May primaries. The Supreme Court did not decide on the constitutionality of Act 633, it simply overturned the lower court judge. Before the November general election, the Supreme Court is expected to hear arguments on the constitutionality of Act 633. Another factor could establish photo ID requirements as Arkansas law, regardless of the litigation prompted by Act 633. In November, Arkansas residents will vote on a proposed constitutional amendment that requires voters to present a photo ID. The measure was placed on the ballot by the legislature and is known as Issue Two. If voters approve Issue Two, it would put the photo ID requirement in the state Constitution and supersede any rulings that arise from the lawsuits challenging Act 633. Act 633 is the legislature’s second attempt to require a photo ID. In 2013 lawmakers enacted a similar voter ID law, but it too was challenged in court and the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled it unconstitutional. Supporters then focused on writing the ID requirement into the Constitution, through an amendment approved by voters in a statewide election. The legislature may refer three proposed constitutional amendments to voters, and the photo ID requirement was one of two referred during the 2017 regular session. The other, Issue One, is a tort reform measure.

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POLK COUNTY OFFICIALS PROCLAIM HISTORIC PRESERVATION MONTH

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Polk County Judge Brandon Ellison, Hatfield Mayor Linda Denton and Mena Mayor George L. McKee are among 166 officials in 74 counties who have declared May as Historic Preservation Month and Arkansas Heritage Month. “As we enjoy these month-long celebrations of our Arkansas heritage, we hope all of the people of Arkansas will take time to reflect on the importance of their local historic sites, especially those listed on the National Register of Historic Places,” Department of Arkansas Heritage Director Stacy Hurst said. (A list of Polk County’s National Register properties can be found at http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/Historic-Properties/National-Register/search-national-register-listings.) The proclamations from Ellison, Denton and McKee note that historic preservation is an effective tool for managing growth, revitalizing neighborhoods, fostering local pride and maintaining community character while enhancing livability; and that historic preservation is relevant for communities across the nation, both urban and rural, and for Americans of all ages, walks of life and ethnic backgrounds. The officials declare that it is important to celebrate the role of history in our lives and the contributions made by dedicated individuals in helping preserve the tangible aspects of the heritage that shaped us as a people. Noting that "This Place Matters! " is the theme for National Preservation Month 2018 and “Off the Beaten Path: Explore and Enjoy Arkansas’s Natural Heritage” is the theme for Arkansas Heritage Month, cosponsored by Polk County, Hatfield, Mena, the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, the Department of Arkansas Heritage and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the officials proclaimed May as National Historic Preservation Month and called upon their constituents to join their fellow citizens across the United States in recognizing and participating in the special observance. For a list of Arkansas Heritage Month events, visit http://www.arkansasheritage.com/News-Events/Heritage_Month/heritage-month-events. The AHPP is the Department of Arkansas Heritage division responsible for identifying, evaluating, registering and preserving the state’s cultural resources. Other divisions are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Old State House Museum, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, the Historic Arkansas Museum and the Arkansas State Archives.

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Whatever the age, children removed from their home because of abuse or neglect face a frightening, profound unknown. CASA volunteers make sure they don’t face it alone.

CASA volunteers are strong, compassionate adults that are a constant presence in their lives. Pleae help us continue our efforts to provide a CASA volunteer for EVERY child that finds themselves, through no fault of their own, in foster care.

WE GRACIOUSLY ASK FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT All donations are tax deductible and will serve to positively impact children in foster care.

NO GIFT IS TOO SMALL.

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t is never lost on us here at the Capitol that a teacher’s day does not end with the bell. We know they spend countless hours at home grading papers, preparing for tomorrow’s lesson, and thinking about how to reach that challenging student who is falling behind. We want to thank teachers for their relentless commitment to our children, seeing their full potential when no one else can and restoring their confidence. We also thank them for inspiring the next generation of teachers. Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7-11. This is a great time to show our thanks to the more than 33,000 teachers across the state. The Arkansas Department of Education created a Teacher Appreciation page on its website : http:// www.arkansased.gov/divisions/educator%20effectiveness/teacher-appreciation. On the page you will find a teacher appreciation certificate and notecard that can be downloaded and used, as well as a short toolkit with ideas. We also encourage you to share your photos and videos on social media using #TeachersInspireAR and #TeachArkansas. Arkansas has many amazing teachers who show their commitment to student-focused education. Teachers deserve to be appreciated and celebrated every day. You can show your appreciation for teachers throughout the school year by serving as a volunteer in the classroom or on a field trip, or by collaborating with others to fund special projects, supplies or field trips. Teachers love to provide amazing learning experiences for their students. Find out what needs you can help meet in the classroom. By the time a student graduates from high school, he or she will have spent about 17,000 hours at school being instructed by more than 40 teachers. That's why almost everyone has a story about a teacher who has touched his or her life. Teachers love to hear how they’ve made a positive impact on a student. Share your story this week.

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he student community garden at the outdoor classroom at Cossatot River High School is ready for spring. Mark Duggan, of Grannis, spearheaded the idea to create a student garden at the outdoor classroom earlier this year. Mark and Karen Kutait generously donated their time and equipment to disc and rototill the garden area in April. The garden was then fertilized according to soil test results by the Rich Mountain Conservation District. Students from Monte Fain and Scott Morgan’s agricultural classes and from Nicole Evans’s class took advantage of the spring weather to come out and plant the garden this past week. Steve Swall, of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), instructed students on gardening basics, soil amendments, and planting techniques. Crops planted include sunflowers, lettuce, spinach, strawberries, peas, okra, tomatoes, pumpkins, peanuts, and cotton.

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I Support CASA Day: May 15th

ASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) is a local 501c3 organization that advocates on behalf of children placed in foster care and depends on the support of grants, the local community, and volunteers to serve the more than 60 children currently in foster care in Polk and Sevier Counties. Executive Director Cynthia Martin is asking for the community’s continued support for their upcoming spring fundraiser that they hope will give everyone an opportunity to donate and to learn more, “CASA is grateful for the past support that our wonderful community has given our program. In 2017, your generosity enabled 27 caring individuals to advocate on behalf of 100 children in foster care. We are now asking for your continued support.” CASA volunteers serve as a crucial resource for the children, “Whatever the age, children removed from their home because of abuse or neglect face a frightening, profound unknown. CASA volunteers make sure they don’t face it alone. They are strong compassionate adults that are a consistence presence in their lives. Please help us continue our efforts to provide a CASA volunteer for every child that finds themselves through no fault of their own in foster care.” Martin invites the community to join them for this year’s event, “On May 15th, we will host our first ‘I Support CASA’ campaign that will now serve as our Spring Fundraiser. We look forward to opening our doors at 812 De Queen Street; Suite G, from 7:30am until 5:30pm to anyone wishing to make a donation or learn more about CASA. Donations of any size will be graciously accepted in our office or online on our Facebook page, CASA Ouachita Region and follow the link. All donations are tax deductible and will serve to positively impact children in foster care.” For more information please contact Cynthia Martin at 479-243-9277 or 479-234-8566. Thank you for making a difference! ‘

THE TRUTH THAT SETS US FREE

Sometimes, some of us get the wrong idea of freedom. We need to know what the Bible teaches, not someones opinion. Jesus said “you shall know the Truth, and the Truth will make you free (Jn 8: 32). Yes! But this freedom is not absolute, there are limits, there are restrictions. For example freedom does not mean that we are free to hate, even those who may “deserve” hatred. We are not free to murder someone. We are not free to break the civil and criminal laws under which we live. We are not free to disobey the authorities that God has set over us. Sin is still sin, even for those of us who “know the Truth.” There is no such thing as freedom without responsibility. And even though in Christ we are “free from the law” of “sin and death,” we are not free from the social and civil consequences of our behavior. During my seminary years in California I worked for a while at San Quentin prison, and for a time I worked on death row. I remember one inmate on death row who prayed to receive Christ after I shared the Word with him. He received freedom in Christ, but the next morning he was still behind bars on death row in San Quentin prison. Freedom is not absolute. Sinful behavior, though forgiven, may still bring severe consequences. We are not free to disobey God, nor are we free to disobey the laws of the society in which we live. So, if Truth has all of these restrictions, what did Jesus mean when He said that the Truth would make us free. The Truth which Jesus spoke of cannot be expressed in one simple sentence, no more than we can fully express Him in one simple sentence. Here are several parts of the One Thing of which He spoke… the thing of which He is the very essence: Truth. Truth # 1: we, all of us, 100% of us, have sinned against the God of our creation. Truth # 2: the wage that sin inevitably pays is death, and among other things that death will be an eternal separation from the God who created us. Truth # 3: no one will escape the “wages of sin.” Truth # 4: God Himself chose to transfer our sin burden to Someone Else, but that Someone else must have been Himself, without sin. Truth # 5: God sent His only begotten Son to this little planet to be our sin-bearer. Truth # 6: When Jesus died on the cross “He became sin for us, who knew no sin, that we might become the righteous of God through Him” (II Cor. 5: 21). Truth # 7: obedience to the Law cannot get us right before God for none of us has ever been perfectly obedient… except Jesus! Truth # 8: God has chosen to transfer the penalty of our sin to Jesus, and He chose to accept us back if we would accept the Truth of who Jesus was, what He did, and call out to Him, acknowledging our need for Him. The Cross was that transference! Truth # 9: when we do, in honesty, call upon Him, He will come into our lives, forgive us, and make us the children of God. Truth #10: now we have the freedom of which Jesus spoke: Sin cannot kill us! In Christ we are now alive to God. “If we confess our sin He is faithful and just to forgive our sin and cleanse us from all unrighteousness” (I John 1: 7). Fact: not theory. The Truth DOES free us, once we accept it. But it is never forced upon us. And it is never license to live in an irresponsible and ungodly manner.

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William (Bill) Gutierrez, better known as “Cowboy”, age 75, of the Kiamichi Wilderness in Oklahoma and Mena, Arkansas went to be with the Lord Sunday, April 22, 2018 at the Little Rock VA Hospital. He was born on Thursday, August 27, 1942 to Bill and Patricia LaForge Sweet of Lawrence, Kansas. Bill served in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany during his tour of duty. In 1964, Bill married Sherry Wilson and had two daughters, Lori and Linda. In 1977, Bill started his own A/C, heating and refrigeration business known as B-G Air Conditioning in Dallas, Texas. He was selftaught and was able to analyze and find a solution for any HVAC problem. Bill worked hard at his craft for 20 years and retired to the Kiamichi Wilderness. In 2015, Bill married Robin Lang and was a member of Christ Church at Mountain Fork, AR. Bill liked old country western music, tinkering on anything mechanical and making improvements on his cabin. He served as the Fire Chief for the Kiamichi Volunteer Fire Department for 10 years. He orchestrated the remodeling and building of the firehouse. He reconstructed two old army trucks to make an all-terrain truck that could maneuver through the woods. Bill also made improvements using his own equipment to the roads and trails for easier accessibility. Cowboy loved his little cabin in the woods and he called it his “little piece of Heaven”: Bill was a proud member of the American Legion and Polk County Honor Guard. Cowboy was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and great friend who will be missed by all who knew him. Bill was preceded in death by his parents and two grandchildren, Cassie Dyess and Trevor Barkley.

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Bill is survived by his wife, Robin Lang of Mena, Arkansas; two daughters and sons in law, Lori and Durward Clem of Sachse, Texas and Linda and Terry Gass of Harmony, Pennsylvania; two brothers, Steve Gutierrez of Elizabethtown, Kentucky and Nick Gutierrez of Bradington, Florida; three sisters, Bonnie Vessels of Forsyth, Georgia, Patsy Peters of Macon, Georgia and Maria Gutierrez of Mason, Georgia; five grandchildren, Callie Dyess of Inman, South Carolina, Kayla Clem of Irving, Texas, Kaysie Clem of San Antonio, Texas, Nycole Smith of Butler, Pennsylvania and Stephanie Gass of New Sewickley, Pennsylvania; two great grandchildren, Olivia and Ryker Smith; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Memorial services were held Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 10 AM at Christ Church at Mountain Fork in Mena, Arkansas with Pastor Dino Weingarten officiating. Cremation services are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas. Online guestbook: www.bowserffh.com

WILLIAM “MIKE” PEEK Mr. William “Mike” Peek age 78 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018 in Mena surrounded by family. Mike was born on June 5, 1939 in DeQueen, Arkansas to the late William Loit Peek and the late Mary Dell Graves Peek. He was happily married to Patricia Gail Peek for 58 years. Mike was a partner of Hatfield Lumber Company for 40 years. He enjoyed fishing with family and friends and watching all kinds of sports. The highlight of his life was spending time with his family and friends. He was a thoughtful and loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend to all. He is survived by his wife Patricia “Pat” Gail Peek of Mena, Arkansas; sons Michael Scott Peek and wife Lisa of Danville, Arkansas, Trent Peek and wife Paula of Mena, Arkansas. His daughter Shannon Charise Mendoza and husband Avel of Mena, Arkansas. Grandchildren:Kayla Morris, Chase Peek and Tori Peek of Danville, Arkansas, Corie Bush and Taylor Peek of Cove, Arkansas, Tate Mendoza of Mena, Arkansas, Reed Mendoza of Lincoln, Arkansas. Great-Grandchildren Preslea and Landry Morris, Emmitt and Fletcher Peek, Avenlei and Malloree Bush, Jaxon Mullen, Blair and Rhodes Mendoza. A sister Betty Lukens, and a host of other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents William and Mary Dell Peek and a brother-in-law Charles Lukens.

Funeral service was Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel with Brother Daniel Morris officiating. Interment followed in Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home. Family and friend’s visitation was Monday. May 7, 2018 at 5:307:30p.m. at Beasley Wood. Pallbearers were Chase Peek, Tate Mendoza, Reed Mendoza, Matt Bush, Quentin Meredith and Danny Hurst.

BETTY JANE WILSON PATE Mrs. Betty Jane Wilson Pate age 79, formerly of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018 in Rockaway Beach, Missouri. Betty was born on May 12, 1938 in Norman, Arkansas to the late Elmer Lee Wilson and the late Jimmie Ruth Abernathy. She was married to Elijah C. Pate for 53 wonderful years. Betty enjoyed telling people about the Lord and would share His blessings. Never meeting a stranger to share Jesus’ love for all. God and family always guided her life and were the most important to her. Betty was a loving and thoughtful wife, mother, grandmother and friend to all. She will be dearly missed. She is survived by her husband Elijah Pate, her daughter Elizabeth (Lisa) Tarver and husband James of Rockaway Beach, Missouri. Grandchildren Angela Ware, Jason Beaver, James Beaver, Marissa Beaver and Kelban Morgan Howell. Host of friends and other family. Betty was preceded in death by her parents Elmer and Jimmie Ruth Wilson, a daughter Donna Howell, and a brother Elbert Wilson. Graveside services will be Wednesday May 9, 2018 at Pleasant Grove at Big Fork at 2:00 p.m. under the direction of the Beasley Wood funeral Home of Mena. Visitation will be prior to services at Big Fork Cemetery starting at 12:00 (noon).

JUDY CAROLINE RHODES Judy Caroline Rhodes age 65 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018 in Mena. Judy was born on June 7, 1952 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Leon May and the late Millie Johnston May. She

was married to Bill Rhodes and was a thoughtful and loving homemaker. Judy and Bill loved to travel in the RV, enjoying the beautiful sights and just being together. She was a wonderful cook and liked to cook for family and friends. Most of all she loved spending time with grandchildren and family. Judy loved her dog and special companion, “Buddy.” She was a devoted wife, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to all who knew her. She is survived by husband William “Bill” Rhodes of Mena, Arkansas. Her grandchildren, Ty Johnson, Trevor Johnson, Taylor Johnson. A sister Wilma Cunningham. Niece Cindy Dean; nephew Justin Whisenhunt, and a special friend Phyllis White. She was preceded in death by her parents Leon and Mille May, son Bradley Rhodes and a daughter Tammy Johnson. Graveside service will be Friday, May 6, 2016 11, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. atJanuary Witherspoon Cemetery in Vandervoort, Arkansas with Brother Donnie Jewell officiating under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena. Visitation is Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood. Pallbearers will be Jamie White, Aaron White, Odell Peters, Greg Cunningham, Mark Hutson, Harold Alley, Dewayne Rhodes and Randy Burgess.

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31st Annual Small Works on Paper Exhibit will be on display

May 3-29, 2018 at the Stevenson Gallery, Ouachita Center on the UA Rich Mountain Campus. Located at 1100 College Drive, Mena, AR. Event is hosted by UA Rich Mountain Foundation.

Farmers’ Market set to open for the

season on Saturday, May 26th at the Historic Mena Depot and will run from 7:00 am until products are sold out. REMEMBER to get there early!!! Check out the local produce and homemade items each and every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday during their run. Hope to see you at the market!


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On behalf of Governor Asa Hutchinson, the Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce that the Governor’s Scholastic Honors Day was held on April 28, 2018 at the Governor’s Mansion in Little Rock. Scholastic Honors Day recognizes Arkansas’ best and brightest students. Public and private high schools are encouraged to select two students who best represent academic achievement in their senior class. Acorn High School was represented by Josey Webb. Josey plans to attend Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia and major in Agriculture Business. Josey is the seventeen year old daughter of Duane and Dotsy Webb of Acorn.

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Elks Kid’s Fishing Derby SATURDAY May 12th

Charlie Campbell’s Pond

NOON to 3 P.M.

Grab a pole and don’t forget the kids. We will be serving free hotdogs and hamburgers. All children welcome. Open to the public. The age groups are 5 & Under and 6-12. Prizes will be given out to 1st and 2nd Place for Biggest Fish and the Most Fish in both age groups.

Take Hwy. 88 East and watch for signs, past the Campbell’s Dairy

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pening night for OLT’s spring musical is Thursday, May 17, 7:30 PM. Additional evening performances run May 18, 19, 25, 26, and one Sunday matinee on May 27 at 2:30 PM. Reserved seats are on sale in advance of the performances at the OLT office weekdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Admission prices are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Season ticket holders are encouraged to bring their tickets to the office early and choose their reserved seats. OLT Board member Julie Ulmer states, “The OLT Spring Musical is a definite highlight of the Theatre’s productions, and a great entertainment opportunity for Polk County citizens. Don’t miss this special event!”

HHE Retirement Reception Planned for Doris Wells I PULSE STAFF HIGHLIGHT

t is with heavy hearts that WE at Holly Harshman Elementary announce the retirement of Doris Wells. WE have been blessed with Mrs. Wells’ service since 1999. After loving and teaching more than 800 students in her career in Mena, Mrs. Wells has decided to retire. WE will miss her, but WE will also cherish her time with us and will forever be grateful for the influence she has had over so many children. Please join us at a “Come & Go” Retirement Reception at the Holly Harshman Elementary library. The reception will be on Thursday, May 17, between 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. WE welcome family, friends, former students and community members who would like to congratulate her on her retirement and thank her for her service and dedication.

Auditions for “Harvey” Begin May 18

The “Just for Fun Players”, a new division of Ouachita Little Theatre, are preparing for their performance of the classic comedy “Harvey.” Dinner theater performances will be held July 20th and 28th at the Mena Mountain Resort. Three performances will be held at the OLT August 3rd through 5th. Auditions are being held Friday, May 18th from 6-8 PM at the Mena Mountain Resort Event Center and at the OLT on Saturday May 19th from 9-11 AM. There are parts for 3 or 4 females ranging in age from 20 to 60 years old, and 2 or 3 males in the same age range.

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rkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is warning consumers about a lethal opioid that may be lurking in their kitchen pantries – unwashed poppy seeds. After meeting with parents who lost a child to these seemingly innocent seeds, Attorney General Rutledge wants to ensure that all Arkansans are educated about the dangers. While washed poppy seeds are a safe and popular ingredient in everything from baked goods to salad dressings, some individuals are engaging in the dangerous behavior of making a “tea” with the unwashed seeds to settle their nerves or to get a high. “The brewing and consumption of unwashed poppy seed tea is a dangerous trend with potentially lethal consequences,” said Attorney General Rutledge. “Unwashed poppy seeds are available from many online retailers and could be easily confused for the commonly-used washed variety. Arkansans should ensure that they are purchasing and using the correct variety of poppy seeds since the unwashed seeds can be dangerous, addictive and even lethal.” Attorney General Rutledge released the following tips for consumers shopping online who may have purchased unwashed poppy seeds instead of washed by mistake. • Thoroughly review the order to ensure you are ordering the product(s) you searched for. • Carefully research the product by reading manufacturer information, consumer reviews and other literature to determine whether the seeds are washed or unwashed. • Read and understand the refund and shipping policies before you make your purchase. Look closely at disclosures about the seller’s refund and shipping policies. • If possible, use credit cards for payment. Credit card purchases are the most secure and easiest to return. And under federal law, you can dispute the charges if you do not get what you were promised. Arkansas consumers should also be aware of the overdose risks that may come with unwashed poppy seeds. Recent research found that the unwashed seeds can have an opium latex on them that is activated during the tea brewing process. Morphine levels vary widely among unwashed seeds, ranging from trace to lethal amounts, and consumers should be cautious and thoroughly research the products they are purchasing. For more information about consumer-related issues, contact the Arkansas Attorney General’s office at (800) 482-8982 or consumer@ArkansasAG.gov or visitArkansasAG.gov or facebook.com/AGLeslieRutledge.

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he Polk County Relay for Life event had to be moved to the CMA Iron Mountain facility Friday due to the threat of rain, but the effort wasn't dampened a bit. $6,145.57 was raised bringing the year-to-date total to $47,309.16. The money raised is for cancer research. Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in thousands of communities like Mena and Polk county, and 27 countries. Volunteers give of their time and effort because they believe it's time to take action against cancer. Jud Parker and Marian Witham were named co-caregivers of the year. There will be a Relay for Life Yard Sale May 18th at the college in Mena. The sale will be from 8am until noon with a “bag sale” beginning at 10am. The location for the sale will be around the main entrance.

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS MENA INTERMOUNTAIN MUNICIPAL AIRPORT MENA, ARKANSAS TAXIWAY “B” RECONSTRUCTION (FAA AIP No. 3-05-0041-020-2018) SEALED PROPOSALS will be received by the Mena Airport Commission (Sponsor) at Mena City Hall located at 520 Mena Street, Mena, Arkansas, 71953 until 2:00 P.M. CDT on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at which time the sealed proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud. A NON-MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING will be held at the Mena Intermountain Municipal Airport’s Terminal Building, located at 210 State Road 980, Mena, AR 71953, at 2:00 P.M. CDT on Thursday, May 17, 2018. THE WORK generally consists of the construction of a new asphalt taxiway and relocation of an existing Precision Approach Path Indicator system (PAPI) and generally includes approximately 27,400 SY of 4” asphalt pavement (FAA P-401); 28,500 SY of 12” Crushed Aggregate Base Course (FAA P-209); 16,000 CY of undercut excavation and related earthwork items (FAA P-152), pavement demolition, drainage improvements, lighting/signage improvements,129,000 SF of pavement markings among other related items of work. THE CONTRACT DOCUMENTS ARE ON FILE at the Terminal Building of the Mena Intermountain Municipal Airport at 210 State Road 980, Mena, Arkansas and the office of the ENGINEER, Morrison-Shipley Engineers, Inc. at 5704 Euper Lane, Suite 200,Ft. Smith, Arkansas. Electronic files are available for download via QuestCDN.com (Project #5744028) for a fee of $30.00. Please visit the “PLANROOM” tab at www.morrisonshipley.com for more information. For assistance and free QuestCDN.com membership registration, please contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or info@questcdn.com. All Prime Bidders are required to be registered on the Plan Holders List on QuestCDN to submit a bid. No paper copies will be issued by the Engineer or Sponsor. BIDDING SECURITY in the form of a Bid Bond, certified check or Cashier’s Check in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the total Bid shall be furnished by each Bidder as required by the above mentioned documents. Such check, or collateral, shall be made payable to the Mena Airport Commission. The Owner’s award of this contract is conditioned upon Bidder and Offeror satisfying the good faith effort requirements of 49 CFR §26.53. Mandatory contract provisions required for FAA AIP construction projects are included int he contract documents and include the following provisions, among others: Buy-American Preference, Foreign Trade Restriction, Davis-Bacon Wage Rates, Affirmative Action, EEO, DBE, Debarment and Suspension, Drug-free Workplace, OSHA, Clean Air and Water Act, Civil Rights, Tax Delinquency and Felony Convictions, and Veteran’s Preference. The Bidder’s attention is called to the “Equal Opportunity Clause” and the “Standard Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Construction Contract Specification” set forth herein. The goals and timetables for minority and female participation, expressed in percentage terms for the contractor’s aggregate workforce in each trade on all construction work in the covered area, are as follows: Goals for minority participation for each trade: Goals for female participation in each trade:

6.6% 6.9%

Act 150 of 1965, Arkansas Statutes, states that a Contractor must be licensed by the State Licensing Board of Contractors, or have an application for license on file with the Licensing Board, before he may submit a bid for work when the cost thereof is Twenty-Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00) or more. No bid may be withdrawn within Ninety (90) days after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids. The awarding of this contract work is contingent upon the Mena Airport Commission’s receipt of funding from the Federal Aviation Administration. The Mena Airport Commission reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive formalities, except for those affecting Equal Employment Opportunities’ matters. Any questions regarding bids are to be directed to Brian Maurer, P.E., Morrison-Shipley Engineers, Inc., 5704 Euper Lane, Suite 200, Ft. Smith, Arkansas, by phone at (479) 452-1933; by fax at (479) 452-1939; or by e-mail at bmaurer@morrisonshipley.com. This Advertisement published on May 9th and May 16th, 2018: By: Mena Airport Commission Ms. Nancy Wright, Chairman

NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION IN OUACHITA RIVER SCHOOL DISTRICT OF POLK COUNTY, ARKANSAS

In accordance with the requirements of Ark. Code Ann. §6-14-109, notice is hereby given that annual school election in the above named school district will be held on May 22, 2018, for the following purposes: To elect 1 member to the Board of Directors for a term of 5 years; To submit the question of voting a total school tax rate (state and local) of 31.3 mills on the dollar of the assessed value of taxable property located in this School District. The proposed tax includes the uniform rate of tax (the “Statewide Uniform Rate”) to be collected on all taxable property in the State and remitted to the State Treasurer pursuant to Amendment No.74 to the Arkansas Constitution to be used solely for maintenance and operation of schools in the State. As provided in Amendment No. 74, the Statewide Uniform Rate replaces a portion of the existing rate of tax levied by this School District and available for maintenance and operation of schools in this District. The total proposed school tax levy of 31.3 mills includes 25.0 mills specifically voted for general maintenance and operation and 6.3 mills for debt service previously voted as a continuing levy pledged for the retirement of existing bonded indebtedness. The surplus revenues produced each year by debt service millage may be used by the District for other school purposes. The total proposed school tax levy of 31.3 mills represents the same rate 6, 20 January presently being collected. The polls will open at 7:30 a.m. and will close at 7:30 p.m. at the following polling places: Ward or Precinct Polling Site

Mount Tabor Church, Shady Grove Fire Station, Lake Ouachita Baptist Church, Rocky Mountain Fire Station, Montgomery County Annex, Norman City Hall, Pencil Bluff Fire Station, 9th Street Ministries, Bethel Baptist Church, Acorn School, Hatfield Town Hall,Concord Baptist Church, Cove Town Hall, Board Camp Baptist Church, Wickes Town Hall, Vandervoort Community Center, Big Fork Community Center, Grannis Town Hall, Dallas Valley Fire Station, Polk County Complex Building.

Early Voting: Polk County Courthouse, Polk County Courthouse, Polk County Clerk's Office, 507 Church Avenue, Mena, AR, beginning Monday, May 7, 2018 through Monday, May 21st; voting is 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with Saturday hours of 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Our Early Voting will be held Monday, May 7, 2018 thru Monday, May 21, 2018. Voting hours are 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Saturday voting hours are 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Early voting will end Monday, May 21, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Early voting will be held at the Montgomery County Annex Building, 117 Ray Drive, Mount Ida, AR 71957.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF OUACHITA RIVER SCHOOL DISTRICT OF POLK COUNTY, ARKANSAS By

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May9, 2018

Local Track Teams Compete In State Ladycats Finish 2018 Softball Meets Season L L

BY: EASTON LEONARD

BY: EASTON LEONARD

ast week, the local Acorn and Mena High School track teams competed in their respectful state track meets. To begin the week, on Tuesday, May 1st, the Mena High School track team competed in the 4A State Track Meet at Pocahontas. For the Ladycats, Lauren Sikes placed sixth in the finals of the 100M Hurdles event, after placing eighth in the prelims. In the 4x400M Relay competition, the Ladycats relay team placed ninth in the finals, as in the 4x800M Relay event the Ladycats placed thirteenth. For the Bearcats, Devin Adams placed third in the finals of the 800M race, as Robert McIntyre came in fifteenth place in the 1600M race and eleventh in the 3200M race. The Bearcats relay team finished tenth over in the 4x800M Relay competition, before Braxton Bahr placed seventh overall in the finals of the Discus event for the Bearcats. On Wednesday, May 2nd, the Acorn High School track team competed in the 1A State Track Meet in Mineral Springs. The Lady Tigers finished the day as State Runner-Up, just as they did in Cross Country earlier this year. They finished Runner-Up, the Acorn Senior Girls did claim first in the 4x800M Relay and in the 4x100M Relay. The Acorn Senior Boys track team went on to finish sixth in the 1A State Tournament. The Tigers won their first race of the day in the 4x800M Relay, and then placed second in the 4x400M Relay.

ast Thursday, May 3rd, the Mena Ladycats (8-18, 1-6) 2018 softball season came to an end as the Ladycats fell short to DeWitt 8-2, in the opening round of the 4A South Regionals Tournament. The Ladycats loss to the number one seed DeWitt Lady Dragons in Regionals, comes just days after Mena defeated the number one seeded Arkadelphia Lady Badgers (7-3) in their District Tournament. Mena went on to lose to Nashville (12-2) and Ashdown (2-1) to finish their District Tournament performance. Congratulations to Coach’s Ray Hunter and Tia Fryar, seniors: Sarah Lynch, Anna Beth Hunter, Hattie Hunter, Olivia Lockhart, and Antonio Sievers, as well as the rest of the Ladycats on finishing up the 2018 season.

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Thursday – 5/10/18 •10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Humane Society of the Ouachitas is open at 366 Polk Road 50. •10:30 a.m. – Gator & Friends will be performing at The Mena Senior Center. •11:30 a.m. – Rotary Club of Mena/Polk County will meet at Papa’s Mexican Café. Contact Sue Cavner at 234-5844 or Linda Rowe at 234-2575 for more info. •12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. - The Cove Branch of the Polk County Library is open. •12:00 p.m. – The Mena Lioness Lions meet at the Limetree Restaurant. •12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. - The Sonlighters in Action Card Shop will be open at 3665 Highway 8 West, one mile from Louise Durham. •1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Salvation Army Family Store helps families with utilities. •1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – The First Assembly of God distributes food at 2111 Sutherland or call 394-1229. •5:00 p.m. - 9th Street Ministries will have a free dinner and fellowship in the 9th Street Ministries building. •5:30 p.m. – Weight Watchers meets at Dallas Avenue Baptist Church Family Life Center. Call 479-234-2297 for more information. •5:30 p.m. – Alcoholics Anonymous Women’s Meeting at the ABC Club across from Chopping Block, 1159 Hwy, 71, S., Mena. 479-216-4606 or 479-2430297. •6:00 p.m. – UARM Graduation Ceremony on the Mena Campus •6:00 p.m. – Live Country, Bluegrass and Gospel music in the Daisy Room at Janssen Ave Florist. •6:00 p.m. – Hatfield’s Lion’s Club meets at the Lions Club Field House. •6:30 p.m. – Mena Chapter #243, Order of the Eastern Star will meet at the Masonic Temple at 701 Port Arthur. Meeting will follow a meal at 6:30 p.m. •6:30 p.m. – Acorn dinner Theater make your reservations by calling 479394-5544 •7:00 p.m. – Alcoholics Anonymous at the ABC Club across from Chopping Block, 1159 Hwy 71, S., Mena. 479-2164606 or 479-243-0297. •7:00 p.m. – Narcotics Anonymous meets at the old bus barn next The Crossing Church. •7:00 p.m. – Cherry Hill Fire Department meeting and training at the Fire

Station. Friday – 5/11/18 •10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Humane Society of the Ouachitas is open at 366 Polk Road 50. •12:00 p.m. – The Lions Meetings are held in the Lions Club House on Highway 71 South. •12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Fibers Arts Group meets at Mena Art Gallery. •7:00 p.m. – Narcotics Anonymous meets at the old bus barn next The Crossing Church. •8:00 p.m. – Alcoholics Anonymous at the ABC Club across from Chopping Block, 1159 Hwy 71, S., Mena. 479-2164606 or 479-243-0297. Saturday – 5/12/18 •10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Humane Society of the Ouachitas is open at 366 Polk Road 50. •11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Children’s Art Class at the Mena Art Gallery, for children ages 10 & up, including adults. Cost is $3. Call 479-394-3880 to reserve spot. •12:00 p.m. – Ouachita Amateur Radio Association monthly meeting at the Limetree. •6:00 p.m. – PCVO Bingo at American Legion Building, Hwy 71 N., Acorn. •7:00 p.m. – Holly Grove Church in Grannis will have Gospel Music. •8:00 p.m. – Alcoholics Anonymous at the ABC Club across from Chopping Block, 1159 Hwy 71 S., Mena. 479-2430297 or 479-216-4606. Sunday – 5/13/18 •10:00 a.m. – Meeting and Decoration at Mollie Gann Cemetary •2:00 p.m. – Alcoholics Anonymous at the ABC Club across from Chopping Block, 1159 Hwy 71, S., Mena. 479-2164606 or 479-243-0297. •3:00 p.m. – Worship service is held at Sulpher Springs Church. •3:00 p.m. – Lone Valley decoration day •5:00 p.m. – United Methodist Youth Group at the First United Methodist Church in Mena. Monday – 5/14/18 •12:00 – 5:00 p.m. – The Cove Branch Library will be open. •3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Mena Seventh-Day Adventist Church Food Pantry across from the Polk County Fairgrounds. Non-perishable food, personal care items, and nutritional help. No one will be turned away. •5:30 p.m. – Polk County Republican Committee meets at Polk County Library,

North Room. •6:00 p.m. – PCVO Bingo at American Legion Building, Hwy 71 N., Acorn. •6:30 p.m. – Boy Scouts of America Troop 92 meets at First United Methodist Church. Everyone is welcome. •6:30 p.m. – The Lady Ouachitas will meet at the Bear State Bank Main Branch. •7:00 p.m. – Alcoholics Anonymous at the ABC Club across from Chopping Block, 1159 Hwy 71, S., Mena. 479-2164606 or 479-243-0297. •7:00 p.m. – Narcotics Anonymous meets at the old bus barn next The Crossing Church. •7:00 p.m. – Ouachita Beekeepers Association meeting at Union Bank. Tuesday – 5/15/18 •8:00 a.m. – The Reynolds Gardener Community Men’s Breakfast at the First United Methodist Church in Mena. •9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. The written portion of the drivers test will be given at the Morrow Street Housing Authority, and the driving portion of the test will be given as long as road conditions are optimal. •10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Polk County Family Mission is open in the 9th Street Ministries Building. •10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Humane Society of the Ouachitas is open at 366 Polk Road 50. •11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – “Art Day” at Mena Art Gallery, 607 Mena St. Bring your current project and work with other artists. •12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – The Sonlighters in Action Card Shop will be open at 3665 Highway 8 West, one mile from Louise Durham. •12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – The Hatfield Branch library will be open. •12:00 p.m. – Polk County Library board meeting will be held in the community room of the library. •5:00 p.m. – T.O.P.S. will meet in the Union Bank Community Room for weighins, followed by a meeting. •6 – 8 p.m. – Country and Gospel music is played at the Polk County Housing Authority Community Room. •6:00 p.m. – The Regular Hatfield Town Council will meet at the Town Hall in Hatfield. •7:00 p.m. – VFW Post 4451 meeting at Veterans Park in Acorn. •7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Bluegrass music at Morrow Street Housing Authority Community Room. •8:00 p.m. – Alcoholics Anonymous meeting at First United Methodist Church, 9th & Port Arthur. 479-234-2887 or 479234-3043.

Wednesday – 5/16/18 •10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Humane Society of the Ouachitas is open at 366 Polk Road 50. •12:00 p.m. - The Emergency warning sirens will be tested in Mena. •12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – The Polk County Library Cove Branch is open. •5:45 p.m. – The Mena First United Methodist Church Kidz will meet. •6:00 p.m. – Warriors for Christ will meet at the Southside Church of God. •6:15 p.m. – Dallas Avenue Baptist Church hosts Discovery Kids – Kindergarten Thru 5th Grade; Collide Youth Ministry – 6th Thru 12th Grades; and Adult Bible Study. •6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Trek and Varsity for Middle and High School students at Grace Bible Church, 1911 Hwy 71 N. Mena. All Area Middle and High School students are welcome. •7:00 p.m. – Alcoholics Anonymous at

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he Mena Elks Lodge has donated a handcrafted piece of American art crafted by Thomas Copelin who is a member of the Mena Elks Lodge to the Polk County Veteran Service Office. The art work was displayed at the Mena Elks Lodge for many years. Thomas wanted the piece to inspire and be enjoyed by many veterans so it was decided to donate the work of art to the Polk Count Veterans Service office.

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emembering Hearts Forever is a support group for families who have had a child, grandchild, or sibling pass away, any age, any cause. Mother’s Day is a very hard holiday to celebrate even if you still have surviving children. In honor of Mother’s Day, join us Saturday May 12th 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at our memorial garden in front of the court house. Bring a chair if you have one, and a snack to share but not required. If you need more information, please call Rosanna 479-3946392 or Diane 479-243-0191. Hope to see you there.

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Pictured left to right: Thomas Copelin (artist), Teresa Judkins (Commander PCVSO), Reese Manasco (Elks Veterans Officer), Randall Dugan (Elks President).


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................................................................................................................................ NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION IN COSSATOT RIVER SCHOOL DISTRICT OF POLK COUNTY, ARKANSAS

NOTICE OF POLLING SITES FOR ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTIONS IN COSSATOT RIVER SCHOOL DISTRICT OF POLK COUNTY, ARKANSAS In accordance with the requirements of Ark. Code Ann. §6-14-106, notice is hereby given that:

(1) The polling site for each ward or precinct in the 2018 annual school election is as follows: Ward or Precinct Polk County: Precinct 13 - Hatfield Precinct 14 - Cove Precinct 15 - Vandervoort Precinct 16 - Wickes Precinct 17 - Grannis

Polling Site Hatfield Town Hall, 108 Hwy 246 W, Hatfield, AR Cove Town Hall, Hwy 71 South, Cove, AR 71937 Vandervoort Community Center, 668 Polk 18, Vandervoort Wickes Town Hall, 132 Hwy 278 E, Wickes, AR Grannis Town Hall, 132 Frachiseur Rd, Grannis, AR Voters from all Sevier County precincts are allowed to vote

Sevier County: at any center: Precinct 15, 12 - Jefferson De Queen Community Building Precinct 17, 14 - Mineral Herman Dierks Park Geneva Baptist Church Ben Lomond Community Building Central Community Building J.L. Walker Fellowship Hall KernHeights Baptist Church De Queen Church Of Christ De Queen/Mena Education Co-Op, Gillham Lockesburg Methodist Church

(2) The polling sites for the following wards or precincts have changed since the last school election: Ward or Precinct Polk County: Precinct 13 - Hatfield Precinct 14 - Cove Precinct 15 - Vandervoort Precinct 16 - Wickes Precinct 17 - Grannis

Polling Site Hatfield Town Hall, 108 Hwy 246 W, Hatfield, AR Cove Town Hall, Hwy 71 South, Cove, AR 71937 Vandervoort Community Center, 668 Polk 18, Vandervoort Wickes Town Hall, 132 Hwy 278 E, Wickes, AR Grannis Town Hall, 132 Frachiseur Rd, Grannis, AR Voters from all Sevier County precincts are allowed to vote

Sevier County: at any center: Precinct 15, 12 - Jefferson De Queen Community Building Precinct 17, 14 - Mineral Herman Dierks Park Geneva Baptist Church Ben Lomond Community Building Central Community Building J.L. Walker Fellowship Hall KernHeights Baptist Church De Queen Church Of Christ De Queen/Mena Education Co-Op, Gillham Lockesburg Methodist Church

BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF COSSATOT RIVER SCHOOL DISTRICT OF POLK COUNTY, ARKANSAS

In accordance with the requirements of Ark. Code Ann. §6-14-109, notice is hereby given that annual school election in the above named school district will be held on May 22, 2018, for the following purposes: To elect 3 members to the Board of Directors for a term of 5 years; To submit the question of voting a total school tax rate (state and local) of 44.0 mills on the dollar of the assessed value of taxable property located in this School District. The proposed tax includes the uniform rate of tax (the “Statewide Uniform Rate”) to be collected on all taxable property in the State and remitted to the State Treasurer pursuant to Amendment No.74 to the Arkansas Constitution to be used solely for maintenance and operation of schools in the State. As provided in Amendment No. 74, the Statewide Uniform Rate replaces a portion of the existing rate of tax levied by this School District and available for maintenance and operation of schools in this District. The total proposed school tax levy of 44.0 mills includes 25.0 mills specifically voted for general maintenance and operation and 19.0 mills for indebtedness. The surplus revenues produced each year by debt service millage may be used by the District for other school purposes. The total proposed school tax levy of 44.0 mills represents the same rate presently being collected.

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The polls will open at 7:30 a.m. and will close at 7:30 p.m. at the following polling places: Ward or Precinct Polk County: Precinct 13 - Hatfield Precinct 14 - Cove Precinct 15 - Vandervoort Precinct 16 - Wickes Precinct 17 - Grannis

Polling Site Hatfield Town Hall, 108 Hwy 246 W, Hatfield, AR Cove Town Hall, Hwy 71 South, Cove, AR 71937 Vandervoort Community Center, 668 Polk 18, Vandervoort Wickes Town Hall, 132 Hwy 278 E, Wickes, AR Grannis Town Hall, 132 Frachiseur Rd, Grannis, AR Voters from all Sevier County precincts are allowed to vote

Sevier County: at any center: Precinct 15, 12 - Jefferson De Queen Community Building Precinct 17, 14 - Mineral Herman Dierks Park Geneva Baptist Church Ben Lomond Community Building Central Community Building J.L. Walker Fellowship Hall KernHeights Baptist Church De Queen Church Of Christ De Queen/Mena Education Co-Op, Gillham Lockesburg Methodist Church

Early Voting:

Polk County Courthouse, Polk County Clerk's Office, 507 Church Avenue, Mena, AR, beginning Monday, May 7, 2018 through Monday, May 21, 2018. Voting hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (except Monday May 21st, voting is 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) with Saturday hours of 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF COSSATOT RIVER SCHOOL DISTRICT OF POLK COUNTY, ARKANSAS


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SHERIFF’S LOG The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of April 30, 2018 – May 6, 2018. The charges against those arrested are allegations and the cases are still pending in the courts. Individuals charged and whose names appear in this column may submit documentation to us at a later date that the charges have been dismissed or that they have been found innocent and we will include that information in this space in a timely manner. April 30, 2018

Report from a Mena man of the theft of a paycheck, valued at $732.59. Investigation continues.

May 1, 2018

Report from complainant on Polk 72 near Yocana of the break-in and theft of electronics, all valued at $860.00. Investigation continues.

May 2, 2018

Report from an Oklahoma man of finding his stolen property at a business on Highway 71 South in Hatfield. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration. Arrested was Shelly Allsopp, 30, of Mt. Ida, on a Warrant for Failure to appear. Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Steven L. Stroud, 54, of Mena, on Charges of DWI and Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License.

May 3, 2018

Report from Mena Regional Health System of a dog bite victim. Owner was advised to quarantine the animal for ten days. Report from complainant on Highway 4 West near Cove of the break-in and theft of multiple household items from a shop. Investigation continues. Arrested was Amy R. Evans, 26, of Dequeen, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

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Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Cindy F. Watkins, 54, of Vandervoort, on a War-

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rant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

May 5, 2018

Report from walk-in complainant of being physically assaulted. Complainant refused to press charges. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration. Report from complainant on Highway 71 North near Acorn of the theft of two doors, valued at $345.00. Investigation continues. Report from Polk County Detention Center of the discovery of an illegal substance in the facility. Investigation continues. Arrested was Dewayne McBroom, 40, of Smithville, OK, on Warrants for Hot Check Violations.

May 6, 2018

Report from complainant on Polk 141 near Cove of the theft of a phone, and damage done to a vehicle, totaling losses at $799.99. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration. Report from complainant on Polk 83 near Big Fork of the theft of $1,400.00 in cash. Investigation continues. Report of a disturbance in the Polk County Detention Center led to a Citation for Battery 3rd Degree being issued to both Scotty D. Baxter, 39, of Grannis, and Isaac L. B. Cain, 24, of Mena. Arrested was Shawn A. Long, 41, of Mena, on Warrants for Felony Failure to Appear, Theft of Property and Criminal Trespass.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked three vehicle accidents this week. Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 19 Incarcerated Inmates, with 5 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility. PC18-00285 Mena Police Department Reports for weeks of April 29, 2018 through May 5, 2018 follows:

April 29, 2018 Jodi McKee and Jason McKee, both 37 and both of Mena, were charged with third degree battery after an incident at a local residence. April 30, 2018 Georgina Blankenship, 43, and Cody

Blankenship, 22, both of Mena were charged with disorderly conduct after officers were called to a disturbance at a house in Mena. May 1, 2018 Juanantonia DeLao, 36, of Mena was charged with possession of methamphetamine or cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. The arrest followed a response to a call regarding a suspicious vehicle parked on a local street. Report was made of someone stealing a barbecue grill at a local residence. Case is pending. Deanna Mae Allen, 18, of Hatfield was arrested and charged with third degree assault and disorderly conduct after a call to a house in Mena. May 2, 2018 Amber Westbrook, 28, of Fort Smith was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to pay fines and court costs. A Mena woman reported the theft of a grandfather clock and a box of tools from her residence. Case is pending location and interview of suspect. May 3, 4 and 5, 2018 Shannon Marritt, 42, of Mena was charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after officers were called to a local retail store. Jamie Lee May, 36, of Mena was charged with theft of property (shoplifting) and criminal trespass after officers responded to a call at a local business.

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May 26, 2018 starting at 11 a.m. until? At Vandervoort community center, Vandervoort, AR. Please bring dish for potluck dinner. For more information contact Lou Hughes at 870-334-2610.

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P7317 MSRP $32,065 P7317 Gentry Discount -$1,351 ** must finance with must finance with GMF GMF Stand Alone Incentive -$5,162

$25,552 Cheverolet Cheverolet Silverad Silverad oo 1500 Crew Cab Cab Short Short Box Box 1500 Crew $50,535

2018

4WD LT LT Z71 Z71 TX TX Ed Ed 4WD

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Cheverolet Silverad o Chevy Equinox 1500 Double Cab Std Box $47,670

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P7605 MSRP $26,775 Gentry Discount -$955 ** must finance with GMF must finance with GMF Stand Alone Incentive -$4,400

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MSRP $64,110 Gentry Discount -$9,545 Chevy $38,977 Silverado Consumer Cash -$1,000 Cash -$2,000 1500 SAVE Incremental $12,358 P7607 P7607 Bonus Cash - $2,000 Off MSRP HUGE DEMO P7553 * must finance GMF GMF DPAwith -$1,000 * MSRP is after Rocky Ridge Upfit * Must Finance with GMF

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$44,760

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MSRP $36,135 Gentry Discount -$2,468 Bonus Cash -$1,000 P7382 Conquest Offer -$2,000

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P7552 MSRP $26,895 Gentry Discount -$886 ** must finance with must finance with GMF GMF Stand Alone Incentive -$4,593

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Cheverolet Cheverolet Silverad Silverad oo 1500 1500 Crew Crew Cab Cab Short Short Box Box $49,450 $49,450

Gentry Dscnt Dscnt -5,155 Gentry -5,155 Consumer cash -1,000 Consumer cash -1,000 GMF DPA DPA -1,000 GMF -1,000

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Increment/Cash Increment/Cash -3,000 -3,000 Bonus Cash Cash -2,000 Bonus -2,000 ____________ ____________

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MSRP

Cheverolet Silverad o 1500 Double Cab Std Box $44,760 4WD LT

-5,507 Gentry Dscnt Consumer cash -1,000 GMF DPA -1,000

2017

4WD LT

MSRP $45,685 Gentry Discount -$3,066 Chevy Silverado Consumer Cash -$2,000 $33,253 1500 Incremental Cash -$2,000 $11,066 Bonus Cash - $2,000 $11,507 P7381 OFF Flex Cash -$2,000 OffP6849 MSRP * must finance with GMF

Increment/Cash -2,000 Bonus Cash -2,000 ____________

* Flex Cash is on First Come, First Serve

$34,619

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