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. .October . . . . . . . .11, . . 2017 .................................................................................................................... Weekly Publication

City Announces ‘Knights’ Launch Tootsie Roll Campaign Fall Clean-Up SUBMITTED


PHOTO BY ILANA BURK The Knights of Columbus are hosting their annual Tootsie Roll drive that raises funding for Intellectual Disabilities. The drive is currently underway so expect Knights of Columbus members to visit businesses in the coming days wearing yellow aprons and handing out Tootsie Rolls as they collect donations for the cause. Of the money raised, 85% goes to Polk County Developmental Center and 15 Percent goes to ARC, Arkansas Rehabilitation Camp. Pictured are Knights of Columbus members John Golden and Roy Anderle with Pulse Multi-Media General Manager LeAnn Dilbeck.

he City of Mena’s 1 th Annual Fall Clean-Up is scheduled to begin on M onday, October 16, 2017. Only yard waste items will be picke d up ( tree limbs, shrubs, leaves, grass, etc.) . Due to state law, the City cannot pick up construction debris and lumber. They ask that you please place items at curbside prior to M onday, October 16, to insure they will be collected. N ew - it is required that smaller items, such as small limbs, gum balls, and leaves, be placed in garbage bags. This service is free for the residents of M ena. The M ena Street Department will begin collection in the N orthwest part of the city and work their way across town following the same routes as Southern Disposal. This pick- up is scheduled for one week only and it is not necessary to call City Hall in order to receive this service.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 30th Anniversary Winners! Barbara Davis - Apple Ipad Trevor Brown - Razorback Pillow Teresa Ludlow - Insulated Cooler Service Juanita Cogburn - Razorback Bean Bag Toss Madison Lewis - Luggage on Wheels Carol Maechler - Blow Up Lounge Chair Misty Vasquez - McDonald’s Folding Chair Candace Thompson - Cozy Blanket Set Roy Vail - McDonald’s Folding Chair

Thank you

to everyone that attended our 30th Anniversary Celebration!


Hwy. 71 • Mena, AR

Ouachita Mountains Regional Library to Provide Digital Service SUBMITTED


atrons of the M ontgomery County L ibrary and Polk County Public L ibrary will now be able to download digital, according to M ary R enick, Interim L ibrarian. The library is partnering with Hoopla Digital to allow patrons to download books, audio books, music, videos and movies to their personal devices. Hoopla provides access to thousands of titles with more new content being added all the time. Initially, patrons will be limited to ve downloads per month; this number will likely increase as the system becomes more familiar. L ending periods for e-materials will differ from those for printed materials. Hoopla can be accessed on Apple iOS 6.0+ , Android devices and via the four major web browsers. To access the system on a mobile device, a patron will need to rst download the FREE Hoopla Digital app from the App Store or Google Play on the device. Then log on at and click “ sign up” . A current library card and valid e-mail address are required, as well as personal passwords. L ibrary staff will be happy to provide assistance to anyone encountering dif culty registering.

Attention: Re a l & Pe r s o n a l Pr o p e r t y Ta x e s a r e d u e Oc t o b e r 1 6 a t t h e Co l l e c t o r ’s Of f i c e i n s i d e t h e Po l k Co u n t y Co u r t h o u s e d u r i n g r e g u l a r h o u r s . The office will be open

Saturday, October 14th, 9am - 2pm for your convenience.

Pa y m e n t c a n b e m a i l e d , a n d m u s t b e p o s t m a r k e d n o l a t e r t h a n Oc t o b e r 1 6 t h . Scott Sawyer Polk County Sheriff/Collector

October 11, 2017  
October 11, 2017