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Juvenile Arrested for Arson BY MELANIE WADE • news@mypulsenews.com

A 12-year old juvenile is in custody following two cases of arson reported in Wickes and Cove. Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer said that the first fire occurred in Wickes on September 28 at 5:20 p.m. Polk County Dispatch received a call of a house on fire on Icy Lane. The home was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived and is a complete loss. Grannis Police Department investigated the fire and considered it suspicious, as the blaze had begun in an unoccupied bedroom of the home. Owners of the CONTINUED ON PAGE8

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CMA’s Changing of the Colors Rally Rolls into Polk County

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Ouachita River School District accepted a $1.905 million “turn key” bid for the construction of their new 10,000 plus s.f. cafetorium during their Tuesday, October 12, board meeting. The general contractor will be Petree Construction based out of Fort Smith, Arkansas. Following the meeting board members held a grand breaking prior to the district’s annual Blue Gold Alumni basketball game that officially kicks off the season for Acorn teams. CONTINUED ON PAGE 8

HAMLET Opening at OLT BY MELANIE WADE • news@mypulsenews.com

One of the most beloved of all of William Shakespeare’s plays, Hamlet, will open on the stage of the Ouachita Little Theatre on October 20, providing a special treat for theatre patrons. Directors Brad Storey and Assistant Director Becky Norris selected a cast of experienced actors to tackle the daunting task of bringing a Shakespearean piece to life, and added some new to the acting world as well, although you can’t tell the difference, as they also bring high quality acting to the stage.’ Hamlet is a tragedy that follows the life of Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark. Hamlet wishes to revenge his father’s murder, committed by his own brother, who then

The roads in Polk County will be thundering with the roar of thousands of loyal motorcyclists making their annual homecoming for the Christian Motorcyclists Association’s (CMA) 42nd Annual Changing of the Colors Rally. SEE PAGES 22-24.

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Master Gardeners Dedicate Memorial Bench

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he M aster G ardeners of Polk County celebrated their 29th anniversary on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the Polk County E xtension Office ducation Building. Dozens were in attendance as they gathered to reminisce over the last three decades, those they have met along the way, and to

welcome newcomers to the group. As part of their celebration, a M emorial Bench was dedicated to previous members who have passed on. T he group gathered in front of the Polk County Courthouse, where the bench sits just next to the front entrance, to formally dedicate it to Sondra Wood, Carol Williamson, Denia Singleton, Je ssie Schweinle, F rances Smith, and Ja net Corcoran, who were all instrumental in Polk County M aster G ardeners. T o learn more about M aster G ardeners or for information on their next course, contact the Polk County tension Office at - 01 .

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embers of the M ena Regional Auxiliary recently attended the Arkansas Hospital Association’s th Annual M eeting, held at the M arriot Statehouse Convention in L ittle Rock, AR. Darren Caldwell, Chairman of the Arkansas H ospital Association, deemed volunteers as “H eroes of M odern H ealthcare” during his speech. “I t has been said that time is the most precious commodity we have, and if this is the case then this charitable giving made by our Auxilians needs to be even more appreciated than the donations and other funds they bring into our organizations each day. As Chairman of the Arkansas H ospital Association, I would be honored to go on record to say that when my career comes to a close I hope that I will be able to give back to this industry by volunteering my time to be a foot soldier for healthcare and positively impact lives as the Au ilians of this fine state do every day.” At M ena Regional H ealth System, we are very grateful for our dedicated volunteers who generously give their time to assist our patients and their families. Pictured from left to right; Sue Wigger, Auxiliary; Ja y Q uebedeaux, CE O; M elba H ead, Auxiliary; L inda Jo hnson, Auxiliary President; and M arilyn Davenport, Auxiliary.

Chambers Bank is proud to announce a new addition to our family. Greg Goss has joined our team in Mena. With over 20 years of banking experience in Mena and the surrounding area, Greg brings a wealth of knowledge to our team. Greg, a native of Mena, is a graduate of Arkansas Tech University, as well as Southwest Graduate School of Banking at SMU. Greg’s customer and community commitment make him a natural fit for our team. We are excited to add him to our group of dedicated community bankers at Chambers Bank.

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Mena Marching Band Earns ‘Superior’at Showcase of Bands

One Fatality, One Airlifted in Separate Motorcycle Collisions BY MELANIE WADE • news@mypulsenews.com

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Pocola, Oklahoma woman lost her life on Sunday, October 15, 2017 following a fatal motorcycle accident on Rich M ountain. T he accident was a single vehicle accident. According to the Arkansas State Police who investigated the crash, 51-year old L aura F aye Ju elfs was traveling eastbound on H wy. 88 West, on the T alimena Scenic Drive, when she failed to negotiate a curve and collided into a guardrail on the north side of the highway. Conditions were listed as clear and dry. Ju elfs was in town for the Christian M otorcyclists Association’s Annual Changing of the Colors Rally that kicks off this week on I ron M ountain in Hatfield. Another accident involving a motorcycle occurred on M onday, October 16 , in front of M cDonald’s in M ena. According to M ena Police reports, a 16 -year old driver in a 1999 F ord Crown CONTINUED ON PAGE 7

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n Saturday, October 7 th, the M ena Bearcat M arching Band took part in the “Showcase of Bands” at War M emorial Stadium in L ittle Rock. T he Bearcat Band received highest ratings in all four categories: drumline, color guard, drum major abilities and overall performance. Drum major Brynn H arvey received the top drum major award for the class 3 A division. T his year’s show “Q uidam”, themed from Circ du Soliel, includes songs Admaja, Ninkou L atora, Q uidam and I ncantation. T he marching show had previously been performed by Arkansas T ech U niversity in 2005. “T he band has put in a lot of effort to perform a show of this caliber. T hey surprise me every day by how much we’ve accomplished. We still have a lot of work before our regional assessment, but I have no doubt that we’ll do great, ” said Charles M organ, the M ena H igh School band director. T he Bearcat Band will perform at the region V I I I assessment on October 17 th at Alma H igh School. “T he Showcase of Bands is a great contest to prepare us for our region competition. T he stadium’s size gives students a feel of what it’s like to L.L.C. perform for a large crowd, ” Jo sh Bradford, the M ena M iddle School band director Dr. Robert S. Williams, M.D. said. “I t’s an exciting atmosphere for the All Major Insurance Accepted students and hopefully we’ll continue to 403-E N. Morrow St., Mena, AR 71953 improve from here.” 479-243-9024 Y ou can see the Bearcat M arching Band perform their show during halftime of the New Patients Bearcat football games.

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he M ena Regional Auxiliary recently awarded the final four of the five 1,000 scholarships that they distribute. The Au iliary awards scholarships in the spring and fall of each year to students pursuing a degree in the health care field. The group will host the Annual Au iliary Christmas Breakfast on Thursday, December , at the hospital cafeteria. This signature event raises needed funds to support the program. Pictured from left to right Sara itchell, Au iliary elba Head, Au iliary Catherine Lewis, recipient yle ewell, recipient Linda ohnson, Au iliary President andy yals, recipient Taylor oberts, recipient iriam uigley, Au iliary and arilyn Davenport, Au iliary.

EM Takes Part in Fire Prevention Week Polk County Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator Kyle Rowland participated in Fire Prevention Week with area re ghters. Ro land visited Louise Durham Elementary on October 11. He, Smokey the Bear, and Fire Pup visited with Luke Rowland and other students a out this year’s theme, “Every Second Counts – Plan Two Ways Out!”

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PHOTO BY RENE ROBERTS The Mena Lioness Lions took up a collection at their September monthly meeting to help restock the Lions District 7L Disaster Relief Trailer. The trailer was depleted of its supplies following a trip to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey. Their donation was $1,409. President Jana Harris presented the check to district Governor Larry Ketcham.

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Mena Regional Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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marries H amlet’s mother. T he play is one of the most performed of all of Shakespeare’s plays, and although it is the longest, OL T ’s Storey and Norris have trimmed it down to a length the audience will enjoy, while still being able to follow the full story. ulie lmer, OLT’s media relations officer, has watched the performance in its entirety and says the audience will appreciate the job well done by the directors, the actors, and the stage crew. “I t was obvious to me that the people involved both onstage and behind the scenes are committed to making H amlet an OL T production that will long be remembered for its effort to well represent this Shakespearian tragedy. Director Brad Storey and Assistant Director/ F ight Coach Becky Norris have been working with the actors diligently to make sure they understand the minute details of their characters’ motivation. Their efforts have proved worthy as this is some of the finest acting to meet the OLT stage, raved lmer. She added, The sword duals and fistfights are believable and e citing. F ollowing is a review written by U lmer: T he costumes constructed and supervised by J ane Buttermilk ( who also plays the q ueen in some performances) are beautiful and true to the Shakespearian times. Buttermilk enlisted the assistance of veteran OL T costumer L inda Schell, who is not only familiar to OL T audiences, but also revered by theatre folks for her decades of service to the theatre. Pictured are uachita ittle heatre’s e in loyd as Schell originally made many of the stunning costumes, including a new one for the leading role of H amlet. T he backPolonius and Ale a night as helia ho are ha ing a stage work, sound, lights and sets are all on point, indicating the production will be first rate on opening night. distressing con ersation a out the anish Prince no n as I t is this reviewer’s recommendation that theatre patrons do a little preparatory work to get the most out of this timeHamlet. less tragedy. Anyone who has read a Shakespearean play in high school knows that it can be easy to get a little lost in the beautiful and lyrical language of the play and confuse or miss a subtle plot line. I f you will review a short synopsis of H amlet online before you go to the theatre, you will follow the story easily. T his will allow you to more fully enjoy the pathos, humor, and depth of emotion present in this epic work of art. I t is also my opinion that the acts taking place after the intermission are the most exciting in the play, so don’t miss the ending! Director Storey has made a conscientious effort to trim some of the scenes and keep the play moving quickly so it will fit into our modern time constraints. I n short, this production of H amlet is well worth your time. One of the goals of OL T is to present theater of all kinds, including the tragedy. While we all love to laugh and leave a theatre singing a favorite song, there is something to be said for dramatic dialogue, an eerie graveyard scene, ghostly apparitions, and feigned madness. I t is why one of the faces on the famous theatre logo looks sad… . or perhaps, in this case, a little frightened. Don’t miss an amazing opportunity to safely venture a little toward the dark side this H alloween and see a fantastic OL T production in H amlet! OL T ’s H amlet will be performed the next two weekends, October 20-23 and 27 -3 0. All F riday, Saturday, and M onday performances are at 7 :3 0 PM ; Sundays are at 2:3 0 PM . T ickets can be purchased at the theatre 4 5 minutes prior to show times, or stop by the OLT office on weekdays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Y ou can also visit their website, www.oltmena.com.

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V ictoria was driving eastbound on H ighway 7 1 in the inside lane when he tried to turn right into M cDonald’s driveway. At that time, he struck a 2012 H arley Davidson motorcycle that was in the outside lane, also traveling east. T he driver of the motorcycle, Christopher Jo nes, age 6 3 , of Abilene, T exas is listed as uninjured. H owever, the motorcycle’s passenger, 6 4 -year old Redonna Jo nes, also of Abliene, T exas, sustained unknown injuries and was transported by Southwest E M S to M ena Regional H ealth System. T he driver of the car was faulted for the accident , citing I mproper Right T urn.


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Superintendent erry Strasner told T he Pulse that the district received 00,000 through State Facilities Partnership Funds to go towards the construction and that his board and staff have worked diligently over the last three years to budget for the remaining cost of the pro ect of which he commended them for their commitment in bringing this much anticipated pro ect into fruition. The vision for this began three years ago. We began assessing the district’s facilities and all agreed upon the need for this new cafetorium. veryone made the commitment and pulled together so that we could save the funds to make this happen for our students. o millage increases were requested, and the district is paying cash for the entire cost of the pro ect with no financing, an accomplishment that Strasner credits the staff of O SD with, Thank you to everyone in the district. We strive to be good stewards of their money. O SD has the th lowest millage rate in the state of Arkansas. The anticipated completion of the pro ect is December 201 .

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home, a husband and wife, are raising their grandson, and were the only residents living there. The fire displaced them and they began staying with other family members, Branson and ylie Provence. On October , a fire was called in to dispatch to the home where the couple had relocated to, located at 1 Hwy. 1 South, ust after a.m. That home was also fully involved when firefighters arrived and had also started in an unoccupied bedroom of the home. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office conducted the investigation on that fire and subsequently arrested the couple’s 12-year old grandson on two counts of Arson. esidents of the second home on Hwy. 1, Branson and ylie Provence, have had a benefit account set up at nion Bank to aid in recovering their loses. The second home is owned by a third individual and the Provence’s were renting the house from that person. Although the home was insured, the renter’s contents were not. The suspect is currently in a uvenile facility awaiting court proceedings.

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................................................................................................................................ ROSE LANDSFELD Rose L andsfeld, age 94 , of M ena, Arkansas died Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the Rich M ountain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in M ena. She was born on Saturday, April 21, 1923 to H enry and M ary L andsfeld in Stamford, Connecticut. Rose loved her family, chocolate, and cats, and enjoyed going on walks. She really enjoyed doing word search puzzles in her spare time. Rose was a loving sister, aunt, and a great friend and will be missed by all who knew her. She is preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Je rry L andsfeld; and one sister, M ary Cavallerano. Rose is survived by two sisters, Bertha Davis of M ena, Arkansas, and M illie White of St. Augustine, F lorida; several nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends. Cremation services are entrusted to Bowser F amily F uneral H ome in M ena, Arkansas. No services are planned. Online G uestbook: www.bowserffh.com

JOHNIE R. BEAN Jo hnie R. Bean, age 7 9, of Bismarck, passed away on Saturday, October 7 , 2017 . H e was born on M ay 28, 193 8 in Amity, the son of Jo hnie Bean and Roxie L ily G arner Bean. H e was preceded in death by his son, T erry Bean; his parents; and two brothers, Alton Bean and G rady Bean. H e was a true outdoorsman and retired as a logger. He en oyed hunting, fishing and always looked forward to the Colorado hunt every year with his brothers. At one time, he raised buffaloes. H e is survived by his wife, Patsy Ransom of Bismarck; his son, Shaun Bean of

Bluff City; his step-son, Bobby Ransom of Bonnerdale; ten grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; two brothers, Curt Bean of Amity and Buddy Bean of M ena; three sisters, Je an H arding of Bartlett, T ennessee, Reba Pennington and Nina Jo hns, both of Amity; and many nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 10:00 AM , Wednesday, October 11, 2017 , in the Davis-Smith F uneral H ome Chapel, G lenwood, with Bro. Jo hn Oliver and Bro. ohn cAnally officiating. V isitation will be T uesday, 6 :00 PM until 8:00 PM , at the funeral home. I nterment will be in Smyrna Cemetery near Okolona. Pallbearers will be G ary Doster, G ary H olmes, Scott T homason, Stan H arding, T homas G arner, T im Bean, F red Bean and Stan Bean. H onorary pallbearers will be L . J. Warneke, Ronnie O’Neal, Bruce Doster, Charles Sorrells, Ji m Daniel, Chris M adera and G len J. K ight. G uest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.

BETTY LOU BROWN Betty L ou Brown, age 81, of M ena, passed away Saturday, October 14 , 2017 at her home. She was born April 17 , 193 6 in M ena, to the late Clarence Ja mes M cM ellon and the late M ary Je well G arrison M cM ellon. Betty worked for 2 years at Waf e House where she enjoyed spending time with her loyal friends. Betty enjoyed hobbies that include raising owers and riding four-wheelers. Betty loved sitting on her porch with her coffee and feeding the hummingbirds. Although, Betty’s greatest joy of all was when her children, grandchildren, and extended family would come together to play music. Betty was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Survivors are sons, Arnold Brown of M ena, Arkansas, Rick Brown of Pensacola, F lorida, M ark Brown and wife Betty of M ena, Arkan-

sas, M ike Brown and wife Ju lie of M ena, Arkansas; daughter, Brenda V o of M ena, Arkansas; 23 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; brother, Ji mmy M cM ellon; special friend, G rady Davis of M ena, Arkansas; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ja mes and M ary M cM ellon; her husband, Ja mes L eon Brown, Sr.; one son, Ja mes “Butch” Brown, Jr .; seven brothers, Dayton M cM ellon, Winton M cM ellon, J. C. M cM ellon, H arold M cM ellon, Arlon M cM ellon, Je rry M cM ellon; one sister, Pauline F erguson. V isitation of family and friends will be M onday October 16 , 2017 from 5 – 8 p.m. M rs. Betty Brown will be sent for cremation under the direction of Beasley-Wood F uneral H ome. Online obituary at http:/ / www.beasleywoodfuneralhome.com/

BETTY VARNER M rs. Betty V arner, age , of Hatfield, Arkansas, passed away F riday, October 13 , 2017 . She was born on Ju ly 26 , 193 9 in H aworth, Oklahoma to the late Ja mes E verett F airless and the late Ruthie L ow G ibson. She was married to Bob V arner on November 17 , 1958 in L as V egas, Nevada. Betty was a homemaker and was active in the Hatfield Church of Christ and the H ome E xtension Club. She was also a member of the Hatfield Lioness Association. M rs. Betty was the owner of a grooming salon called the Purple Poodle Parlor in Hatfield. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to all who knew her and will be lovingly remembered always. She is survived by husband, Bobby Dale V arner of the home; children, Rodney V arner of Hatfield, Arkansas, andy arner and wife honda of Hatfield, Arkansas grandchildren, Shevy T hompson and husband Jo sh of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, K aely Skelton and husband T ravis of Altus, Oklahoma, Ariel V arner, Sarah H orton and husband Randal of M ena; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy Stuart, Barbara Whisenhunt; dear friend,

G ladys “T ootie” H enson; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ja mes E verett and Ruthie L ow F airless; grandson, Dustin T odd M ahaffey; and 14 siblings. F uneral Services will be held M onday, October 16 , 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Hatfield Church of Christ with Brother K evin Randolph and Brother Ron Broussard. I nterment follows in Six M ile Cemetery at Hatfield. Arrangements are under the direction of the Beasley-Wood F uneral H ome. V isitation will be Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 6 :00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Beasley-Wood F uneral H ome Chapel. Pallbearers are Russell M abry, T ravis Skelton, Jo sh T hompson, Randal H orton, Jo hn F airless, and Bradley G rogan. H onorary pallbearers are Sam V arner, Sammy V arner, Jr ., Clarence H ardy, M att Walston and E verett F airless. Online obituary at www.beasleywoodfuneralhome.com

KENNETH W. SCHREIBER K enneth W. Schreiber, age 89, of M ena, Arkansas, passed away October 6 , 2017 at the V eteran’s H ospital in M ilwaukee, Wisconsin. H e is survived by his loving wife, T heresa, three sons, three daughters, fifteen grandchildren, and nineteen great-grandchildren. H is life will be rejoiced and his presence missed. H is body was laid to rest on M onday, October 16 , 2017 . T he family would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of support and sharing of memories-these are more of a testament to the great man he was than anything that could ever be put into words, but more importantly, thanks to K en for being a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, teacher and friend. Online obituary at www.beasleywoodfuneralhome.com

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Thursday, 10/19 • 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Humane Society of the Ouachitas is open at 366 Polk Road 50. • 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. – The Board Camp Baptist Church at 107 Country Road 63 will distribute food. • 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. – Polk County Library Board will meet in the Susanna Mosley Community Room at the Library. • 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. - The Cove Branch of the Polk County Library is open. • 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. - The Sonlighters in Action Card Shop will be open at 3671 Highway 8 West, one mile from Louise Durham. • 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Salvation Army Family Store helps families with utilities. • 2:00 p.m. – Cove Library will kick off their Christmas Crafts Program. They will make Christmas Angels. • 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 479-243-0297. • 6:00 p.m. – Acorn Water monthly meeting at the Water Office.

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• QUEEN WILHELMINA STATE PARK WAGON RIDES will be held on October 14th and 21st from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Storytelling, hot chocolate, and marshmallow roast. Space is limited. Call and reserve at 479-394-2863. Admission is $6 for adults (15 & older); $ for kids (4-14); kids under 3 are free. • HARVEST TENT REVIVAL will be held at Janssen Park October 22-25. First service at 6 p.m. Second service at 7:10 p.m. Childcare available at First Baptist Church Mena. Call 479-394-2541 for more information. • UNION MISSION PCG will host a huge yard sale at their Family Life Center on 4th and Janssen Streets in Mena for several churches and families on October 21 starting at 8 a.m.

• 6:00 p.m. – Live Country, Bluegrass and Gospel music in the Daisy Room at Janssen Ave Florist. • 6:30 p.m. – Disaster Preparedness Group meets at Assembly of God Church, 2111 Sutherland Ave. in Mena. • 7:00 p.m. – Alcoholics Anonymous at the ABC Club across from Chopping Block, 1159 Hwy 71, S., Mena. 479-216-4606 or 479-2430297. • 7:30 p.m. – Dallas Masonic Lodge #128 meets at the Mena Lodge located in the Old Post Office by Janssen Park. Friday, 10/20 • 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Road tests are given at the Morrow Street Housing Authority Community Room unless the roads are wet. Written tests are given at 1:00 p.m. • 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Humane Society of the Ouachitas is open at 366 Polk Road 50. • 12:00 p.m. – PCDC Board of Directors meets in the MRHS Conference Room A. • 12:00 p.m. – The Lions Meetings are held in the Lions Club House on Highway 71 South. • 2:00 p.m. – Wonder House Tour at Queen Wilhelmina State Park. 4 . . utter ies at Queen Wilhelmina State Park. Meet at the Amphitheater. • 7:00 p.m. – Black Bears at Queen Wilhelmina State Park. Meet in the Hearth Room. • 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. – Leon Page Band will be playing at the American Legion in Acorn. $6.00 admission. • 8:00 p.m. – Alcoholics Anonymous at the ABC Club across from Chopping Block, 1159 Hwy 71, S., Mena. 479-216-4606 or 479-2430297. Saturday, 10/21 • 7:00 a.m. until sold out – The Polk County ar er’s Mar et is open next to the Mena Depot. • 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Humane Society of the Ouachitas is open at 366 Polk Road 50. • 10:00 a.m. – Ouachita Regional Hospice Annual Memorial Service will be held at 602 DeQueen Street, Mena. Service of songs and readings, balloon release, lunch follows. RSVP 479-394-1134. • 11:00 a.m. – Holly Springs Homestead will have Bluegrass and Gospel music all day. • 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Fibers Arts Group meets at Mena Art Gallery. . . . . Children’s Art Class at the Mena Art Gallery, for children ages 5 to 9. Cost is $2. Call 479-394-3880 to reserve spot. • 5:30 p.m. – 3rd Saturday Gospel Singing to be held at Janssen Park. Bring a lawn chair and cold drink. Musicians and singers welcome. For more information, contact Stanley or Jeanette Dreyer at 479-216-0533. • 6:00 p.m. – PCVO Bingo at American Legion Building, Hwy 71 N., Acorn. • 8:00 p.m. – Alcoholics Anonymous at the ABC Club across from Chopping Block, 1159

Hwy 71 S., Mena. 479-243-0297 or 479-2164606. Sunday, 10/22 • 8:30 a.m. – Silent Hike at Queen Wilhelmina State Park. Meet at the north side of Lover’s Leap Trail. • 10:00 a.m. – Wonder House Tour at Queen Wilhelmina State Park. • 2:00 p.m. – Dutch Oven Demonstration at Queen Wilhelmina State Park. Meet at the picnic area. • 2:00 p.m. – Alcoholics Anonymous at the ABC Club across from Chopping Block, 1159 Hwy 71, S., Mena. 479-216-4606 or 479-2430297. • 3:00 p.m. – Worship service is held at Sulpher Springs Church. • 5:00 p.m. – United Methodist Youth Group at the First United Methodist Church in Mena. Monday, 10/23 • 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. – The Cove Branch Library will be open. • 6:00 p.m. – PCVO Bingo at American Legion Building, Hwy 71 N., Acorn. . . - Clarice’s Roo of o e group gathering will be held at 403 North Morrow St., Suite C. • 6:00 p.m. – Home Front Warriors CMA Chapter 377 meeting at Limetree Restaurant. Meeting follows meal. • 6:00 p.m. – We The People Tea Party meets at Polk County Public Library North Room. • 6:30 p.m. – Boy Scouts of America Troop 92 meets at First United Methodist Church. Everyone is welcome. • 7:00 p.m. – Alcoholics Anonymous at the ABC Club across from Chopping Block, 1159 Hwy 71, S., Mena. 479-216-4606 or 479-2430297. • 7:00 p.m. – Mena Elks Lodge meeting. All Elks are invited to attend. Tuesday, 10/24 • 8:00 a.m. – The Reynolds Gardener Comunity Men’s rea fast at the First United Methodist Church in Mena. • 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 3671 Highway 8 West, one mile from Louise Durham. 2 . . . . he at eld Branch library will be open. • 5:00 p.m. – T.O.P.S. will meet in the Union Bank Community Room for weigh-ins, followed by a meeting. • 6:00 p.m. – Country and Gospel music is played at the Polk County Housing Authority

Community Room. • 7:00 p.m. – Al-Anon for the families of addicts and alcoholics meets at the ABC Club. • 7:00 p.m. – The Marine Corps League Detachment will meet at Lighthouse Fitness, 2011 Hwy. 71S, Mena. For more information, call 479-234-0769. • 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Bluegrass music at Morrow Street Housing Authority Community Room. • 7:30 p.m. – Mountain Meadow Masonic Lodge #218 will meet at the Hatfield Lodge. • 8:00 p.m. – Alcoholics Anonymous meeting at First United Methodist Church, 9th & Port Arthur. 479-234-2887 or 479-234-3043. Wednesday, 10/25 • 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. • 6:00 p.m. – Regeneration Youth Ministries at Mena Church of God Hwy 88 East. • 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 the ABC Club across from Chopping Block, 1159 Hwy 71, S., Mena. 479-216-4606 or 479-2430297. • 7:00 p.m. – Inquiry Classes into the Catholic Faith will be held in the St. Thomas House at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 203 8th Street, and continue through Easter 2018. No cost or obligation, anyone interested is invited. Call 479-394-1017 for more information.


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erb Shreve; horseman, pastor, biker, evangelist and founder of the Christian Motorcyclists Association struggled in his calling to evangelize the motorcycling world. From his first visit to a motorcycle rally and eye opening look at the biker lifestyle, he prayed: “Please God, send someone to help these people. But please…don’t let it be me.” As he visited rally after rally the Holy Spirit continued the conviction and Herb’s heart began to change along with his prayers. “Lord,” he prayed, “You know I’ll go wherever You want me to go, and do whatever you want me to do. I just hope You don’t want me to start riding a motorcycle on a full-time basis. But if that is what you have in mind…please give me a willing and obedient heart.” As soon as he prayed that prayer he was put to the test. When receiving an offer from a larger church that would have meant certain comfort and financial security he felt led to turn it down in favor of putting his faith in God’s call and facing the unknown. It was only a short time later that some serious health issues resulting in open heart surgery further tested his resolve. This would have been enough to dissuade most, but Herb, in never wavering faith, saw it through and allowed God to work through him to put a solid foundation under the ministry that stands firm 40 years later. Make no mistake, although Herb was the one God called to pay the price to establish this ministry, the Christian Motorcyclists Association is firmly built on Jesus Christ (1 Corinthians 3:11) and guided by the leading of the Holy Spirit. Although experiencing several leadership changes in their 40 year history their vision or mission statement has not changed. God is just as much in control in 2015 as he was that day in 1975 when CMA was birthed. It was not an easy road Herb traveled, as he suffered through sleepless nights at rowdy rallies, Come and check out our endured long hours on the road in every kinds of weather, and put up with the intimidation and rudepurses, jewelry & more! ness of those he was there to serve, God blessed every mile of the journey. From ensuring physical protection, to allowing favor among the lost and providing every financial need, God was faithful to care for His servant. CMAers are faithful to acknowledge that it was Herb who came before them and earned the right to speak and gained the respect and acceptance CMA has in the motorcycling world. CMA CEO/Chairman John Ogden, Sr., stated, “It is our duty to protect and maintain that integrity and right to speak in our area of influence for the benefit not only of the lost but those future CMAers who will come after us in the ministry. Herb was for sure the pioneer that endured the brunt of the tough stuff and we are ever grateful for his commitment and sacrifice and I’m sure it never entered his mind that he was paving the way for a whole army of servants that were to follow in his footsteps. For me and

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CONTINUED FROM PAGE 23 many members I talk to, without the hard won ministry opportunities open to us through CMA we probably never would have become as active in serving the Lord.” Herb witnessed the growth and maturing of CMA; some under his leadership, and some under others. For Herb and those who were here from the beginning it must have seemed nothing short of miraculous to e perience the steady growth from a few folks gathered around a stump on the original plot of ground orth of Hatfield to thousands of Christian motorcyclists gathered on Iron Mountain. In later years Herb was overwhelmed at the scope of the ministry and the organiz ation that was in place and although feeling inadeq uate to direct it at that point, he knew he had been God’s man for his season and was grateful for the present leadership and how CMA was still on track with the original vision God gave him. In his last few years he took great delight in being appointed CMA Ambassador at Large. He piloted his 4 0 0 cc scooter to many rallies and events, even riding it all the way to D aytona Bike Week and back. In Acts 2 0 :2 4 referring to the chains and tribulations that awaited him in Jerusalem, Paul declared; “But none of these things move me nor do I count my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the ord esus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God. Herb Shreve was a man of God and evangelist of the same fabric; he didn’t worry about the uncomfortable conditions and agoniz ing situations he knew he would endure for the Gospel. He fought the good fight, finished the race and kept the faith. e can be proud to know our founder finished well. R ecently, during lunch with one of his good friends and contemporaries, we concluded that Herb Shreve was not only sorely missed but was indeed a man of his convictions. He accepted God’s calling to evangelize the biker world and remained faithful to the end. 40 years ago Herb’s understanding of the vision was one man on one motorcycle evangelizing the motorcycling culture, but God definitely had much much more in mind when He birthed the Christian Motorcyclists Association in Herb’s spirit.

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he Cossatot River H igh School E AST Program will have their second annual E AST Night Out on T hursday, October 26 , 2017 from 3 :00 - 6 :00 p.m. in the CRH S E AST Classroom, room 4 01. E AST Night Out is a national " open house" celebration of E AST programs, where family, friends and the general public are invited to see how students are making a difference in their community and celebrate the work already underway. During E AST Night Out, E AST classrooms share with their school, community members, business leaders, media and families the power of student-driven, service-based, technology-infused education. I t will be a come and go event where guests will have the opportunity to see some of the eq uipment and programs the students will get to work with, as well as learn about how the E AST program can best serve in the local and neighboring communities using advanced technology. “Our students have come up with some fantastic project ideas for this year and we would love to have the opportunity to share those with you at E AST Night Out, ” said CRH S E AST F acilitator E mily H uckabey.

Mena Schools to Celebrate Red Ribbon Week January 6, 2016

M ena Schools will celebrate Red Ribbon Week during the week of October 24 th thru 27 th. T he theme this year is ‘ Bearcat Paws Don’t T ouch Drugs’. “As a Community Service project we will partner with M ena H igh School H ub to donate dog and cat food to the Polk County H umane Society. We challenge the community to join us in our efforts, ” said M ena M iddle School Counselor L eilani Rose. Bags of pet food may be dropped off at any M ena School campus. Also in honor of Red Ribbon Week, dress up days will be held. Dress up Days and daily themes are: T uesday, October 24 th - M y F uture is T oo Bright for Drugs - Neon Day/ Bright Colors/ Sunglasses; Wednesday, October 25th - F ollow your Dreams Don’t Do Drugs - PJ Day; T hursday, October 26 th - L eave Drugs Behind T hrowback T hursday, dress any decade 1920’s-1990’s; F riday, October 27 th - T E AM U p Against Drugs - T wins or T E AM . Red Ribbon Week is a week to celebrate and encourage everyone to be drug free for life! M ena Schools invites all of the T E AM M ena community to join their celebration.


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n Saturday, October 14 th, the M ena Ju nior H igh V arsity L adycats completed their 2017 season with a District T ournament Championship. T he L adycats traveled to Arkadelphia on Saturday to compete in the tournament, and had to defeat opponents Benton H armony G rove, Arkadelphia, and Waldron to secure the championship. Coach Rhonda T higpen, head coach of the Ju nior L adycats, is very proud of her team and says they are “great girls.” At the end of the season, the L adycats hold a 26 -3 record, which Coach T higpen describes as a “pretty good record.” I ronically, Coach T higpen says she actually won her last district championship as a coach at Arkadelphia. With Saturday’s District T ournament win, the L adycats honored teammate L auren Sikes, who is currently battling a sickness, with a banner that stated, “Playing for L auren.” Congratulations to Coach T higpen and Coach F ryer, as well as all of the Ju nior L adycats on their very successful 2017 season and District T ournament Championship!

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Acorn Cross Country Competes in Lake Hamilton Invitational

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he Acorn H igh School X Country team competed in the L ake H amilton I nvitational meet on Saturday, October 14 th. K imberly Strasner placed 12th overall in the G irls Senior H igh JV 5, 000 meter run, as the only competitor from Acorn. I n the G irls Senior H igh V arsity 5, 000 meter run, F aith H ill came in 51st, K endra Branson 92nd, Sophie Ja ckson 108th, Jo sey Webb 13 1st, and G racie H ill 16 9th. T he L ady T igers placed 21st overall in the race. T he Acorn T igers Senior H igh V arsity team placed 17 th overall in their 5, 000 meter run, as Cross H ughes came in 82nd, Brady L yle 102nd, M atthew Chaney 105th, Chad Sutton 110th, and Adam H ughes 13 3 rd.

Som e t i m e b ac k t h e i ni t i al s W W J D b ec am e s o p op u l ar t h at we s aw t h em on t -s h i rt s , b rac el et s , and i n al m os t ev ery s t ore. J u s t m ont h s l at er we s el d om s ee t h em any wh ere. F ad s h av e a way of c om i ng and g oi ng , s om et i m es rat h er q u i c k l y . And s o i t was wi t h t h os e l et t ers . F or t h os e wh o m ay not rem em b er, t h e l et t ers s t ood f or “ W h at W ou l d J es u s D o? ” G ood q u es t i on. And i f we c ou l d f i nd t h e ans wers ( f or t h ere are as m any ans wers as t h ere are d i f f erent c i rc u m s t anc es of ou r l i v es ” and i f we t h en c ou l d and wou l d ap p l y t h em i t c ou l d m ak e a s i g ni f i c ant d i f f erenc e i n ou r l i v es , i nd i v i d u al l y , and i n ou r c u l t u re. B u t t h e f ac t of t h e m at t er i s t h at i n ord er t o p os s es s s u c h k nowl ed g e as t h i s , one m u s t d o m ore t h an wear a b rac el et or a t -s h i rt . G ood i d eas , g ood t h ou g h t s , m u c h al way s b e f ol l owed c l os el y wi t h g ood ac t i ons , or t h e i d eas d i e. T h i s one, t h ou g h i t m ay h av e h ad g ood i nt ent i ons , h as d i ed . L i k e al l ot h er f ad s i t c am e and i t went away . So wh at h ap p ened ? I t was g ood , was i t not ? E v ery g ood i d ea m u s t h av e real s u b s t anc e i n i t i n ord er t o s u rv i v e. I n t h i s p art i c u l ar i d ea t h ere m u s t h av e b een t h e p os s i b i l i t y of k nowi ng wh at H e wou l d d o, and t h en t h ere m u s t h av e b een t h e p os s i b i l i t y of d oi ng i t . W W J D c ou l d not s u rv i v e l ong -t erm b ec au s e i t d i d not p rov i d e t h e p os s i b i l i t y f or on t o k now wh at J es u s wou l d d o, and nei t h er d i d i t p rov i d e t h e d y nam i c t h e p os s i b i l i t y f or one t o k now wh at J es u s wou l d d o, and nei t h er d i d i t p rov i d e t h e d y nam i c req u i red f or t h e d oi ng of i t . And i n t h i s “ p op -c u l t u re C h ri s t i ani t y ” t h ere s i m p l y i s not t h e k nowl ed g e of H e m i g h t d o, t h ere i s not t h e real m ot i v at i on t o k eep i t g oi ng , and , t h ere i s not t h e s t reng t h t h at i s need ed . I n al m os t any s i t u at i on wh ere t h e q u es t i on i s as k ed t h ere wi l l b e one ans wer af t er anot h er. I d eas ab ou t H i m and wh at H e m i g h t d o are not enou g h ; t h ere m u s t b e a c ert ai n am ou nt of ob j ec t i v e real i t y . And m any “ C h ri s t i ans ” i n t h i s t i m e and i n t h i s c u l t u re s i m p l y d o not h av e t h e k nowl ed g e of t h e onl y Sou rc e t o k now wh at H e m i g h t s ay , and t h en, wh at i t m i g h t m ean, h ow i t m ay ap p l y . G ood i nt ent i ons are not enou g h . Many of u s ( t h os e of u s wh o are “ ad v anc ed i n ag e” ) h av e s een one f ad af t er anot h er c om e and g o, i nt ent i ons as i d e. And we h av e h eard t h at “ t h e road t o h el l i s p av ed wi t h g ood i nt ent i ons ” . Mi s g u i d ed “ g ood i nt ent i ons ” h av e s eri ou s l y i nj u red , and s om et i m es ev en d es t roy ed , l i v e and f am i l i es and g ov ernm ent s . “ W W J D ” wou l d nev er l ead s om eone away f rom t h e ob j ec t i v e t ru t h s of t h e B i b l e… nev er. Al l of t h i s b ri ng s u p t h e q u es t i on “ c an we k now? ” I s i t ev en p os s i b l e: Y es . B u t not t o t h e m erel y c u ri ou s . T o k now t h e T ru t h ab ou t J es u s and h ow H e m i g h t res p ond t o t h e s i t u at i ons of ou r l i v es i s not a k nowl ed g e t o b e g ai ned c as u al l y . T h e p rop h et J erem i ah h ad i t ri g h t : “ Y ou wi l l s eek Me, and wh en y ou s eek Me wi t h al l y ou r h eart y ou wi l l f i nd Me.” T h i s h as nev er b een am end ed . And t h i s k i nd of “ s eek i ng ” s eem s t o b e a b i t rare i n t h i s t i m e and p l ac e. T h os e wh o are t ru l y want i ng t o k now wh at J es u s wou l d d o are t h os e wh o s p end h ou rs and h ou rs i n i nt ens i v e s t u d y of t h e B i b l e. Si m p l y read i ng i t wi l l not d o. T h e c om m and i s t o “ s t u d y ” and t h at g oes f ar p as t t h e p i c k i ng u p of a B i b l e and read i ng a f ew v ers es ! Many “ read ” wh o d o not ev en c om e c l os e t o real “ s t u d y ” of t h e W ord . G od wi l l g i v e u nd ers t and i ng , b u t not t o t h e c as u al “ read er” . G od wi l l g i v e u nd ers t and i ng t o t h os e wh o k eep t o k now f or G od l y reas ons ; not t o t h os e wh o s i m p l y want t o i m p res s s om eone wi t h t h ei r k nowl ed g e of t h e W ord ! My nam e i s G ene St ac k s and I ap p rov e of t h i s m es s ag e. So, W W J D ? T H I S AD P U RC H ASE D B Y G E N E ST AC K S


Mena Basscats Out-Fish Statewide Competition

Tournament at Greers Ferry on October 14. Mena had four teams competing against 69 boats/teams from across the state in the tournament. Austin Johnston, Andrew Graves, Cason Canon, Marc David Wilson, Jarrett Burger, Jake Wiles, Evan Graves, and Austin Rose, “had their hands full with a cold front and 20-plus mph north winds. Still they persevered and won the coveted AYFF Team Championship Trophy,” said Coach Pete Rose. hree of Mena’s four tea s nished in the to ith E an Graves and Austin Rose taking 3rd in the Jr. Division. “Thanks to all the local Basscat sponsors,” said Coach Rose. Their next AYFF tournament will be held on December 3, on lake Millwood.

Mena Tennis Wilson & Medlin Competing In BY EASTON LEONARD eastonsports@yahoo.com State Tennis Tournament

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fter finishing off a great regular season and putting on a great show in their District Tournament, finishing runner-up, eb Wilson and Payton M edlin of the M ena H igh School ‘ Rally-Cats’ T ennis team are competing in the 4 A Boys State T ennis T ournament at Arkansas T ech U niversity in Russellville, as doubles partners. On onday, in the first round of the tournament, Wilson and edlin defeated eaton Coker and Will aynard of Stuttgart -0, -1 . oving on to the second round, the Rally-Cats put an end to the Arkadelphia Badgers championship hopes, defeating Harrison Shuffield and Henry Hunley -0, -1 . I n the Semi-F inals, on T uesday, the pair of polished tennis competitors took on rappier and Westerman of Fountain Lake. For the latest updates on Wilson and edlin of the ena ally-Cats tennis team, stayed tuned into A 10 .1 or go to yPulse ews.com.

Cossatot River and Mena Cross Country eastonsports@yahoo.com Compete in Rattler Run

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n T uesday, October 10th, the Cossatot River H igh School and M ena H igh School X Country teams competed in the Rattler Run at M agazine H igh School. K eira H all of M ena placed sixth overall in the J unior H igh G irls One M ile run, and teammate M addy Carty-M auk came in 3 4 th. I n the J unior H igh Boys 1-M ile run, the Cossatot River E agles came in 7 th overall, as M ena placed 14 th. J ustin F rachiseur led the E agles in 3 2nd, as teammates Dalton M cK enzie and Christian Alarcon also placed in the top forty. M ena was the only local team to compete in the Senior H igh G irls 5, 000 meter run, and had four finishers. oe akanish came in th, adison Parnell 0th, Fie Sukpitak rd, and Hannah cDonald th. In the Senior High Boys ,000 meter run, ena finished with two competitors in the top ten, as Logan eyers placed rd and obert cIntyre th. Complete T eam Results: Cossatot J unior H igh G irls: Denise Ruiz 3 1st, L aura F lores 4 2nd, L abrayla Robb 4 3 rd, and Brenci M arrufo 184 th. ena unior High Girls eira Hall th and addy Carty- auk th. Cossatot J unior H igh Boys: J ustin F rachiseur 3 2nd, Dalton M cK enzie 3 9th, Christian Alarcon 0th, ictor Trinidad 0th, nrique Loredo th, Daniel Alarcon th, udy Arce 101st, oty artin 10 th, icardo squivel 12 th, duardo aya 1 rd, and Ale Pere 1 th. ena unior High Boys Silas cIntyre th, Will Davis th, Ale ocha 102nd, and oshua Ferguson 1 th. ena Senior High Girls oe akanish th, adison Parnell 0th, Fie Sukpitak rd, and Hannah cDonald th. Cossatot Senior High Boys Brandon arrufo 2 th, Hector Hernande th, anuel squivel 2nd, ordy oldan th, and Sebastian edina 1st. ena Senior High Boys Logan eyers rd, obert cIntyre th, Logan Fairless th, Issac Clark 0th, Alessia Stumpf th, icah Wilson 2nd, and ack Dehart 1st.

January 6, 2016

T h e Mena Ad ve rt i s i ng an d P rom ot i on C om m i s s i on wants to remind all businesses doing business in the City of Mena which serve prepared food, including food trucks and catering services, or provide lodging for less than 30 days at a time that they are obligated to collect and remit the City A & P Tax.

For more information, please contact Linda Rexroad at City Hall 479-394-3141


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mericans have mi ed emotions around financial planning, a new study suggests. But setting specific goals can help you achieve the financial outcomes you want. Forty-eight percent of individuals with specific financial goals say they e pect to be in a much better place in the ne t four years, versus only 12 percent of those without goals. The study, 201 Financial Focus Goals and e ections of Today’s Consumer, conducted by Lincoln Financial Group, found that while Americans have a desire to retire comfortably and support loved ones, there is a fear factor involved in actually saving for these financial needs. Staying grounded and focused is a good first step, say e perts. Those individuals who are progressing with their goals are first and foremost working to ensure they have a solid foundation to build upon, said Dick ucci, President of Group Benefits at Lincoln Financial Group. While it might not be e citing, putting e tra money toward things like debt, savings or insurance coverage certainly pays off in the long run, particularly if something une pected happens. The study also looked at progress in achieving ew ear’s esolutions -- and 2 percent of Americans are doing pretty well. Those who say they are progressing with their 201 resolutions in some way are those who are most likely to leverage financial products, such as retirement plans, life insurance and investment accounts. This group also tends to make reducing debt a priority and avoids sacrificing savings when money is tight -- instead they sacrifice the e tras, such as vacations. Keep your crop working for Here are some effective goal-setting strategies to help you plan for your financial future. Be specific. When you make vague goals, it can be difficult to measure progress. When goal-setting, get as specific you, even after the harvest. as possible, both with the goals themselves and the steps you will take to succeed. E dw ard J ones can help you create Prioriti e your goals. Once you set a goal, make it the last thing you compromise in your budget, whether that is paying down debt, saving for a rainy day or retirement planning. oney tight this month Skip a lu ury item that’s not a strategy designed to help you working toward your goals. reach your financial goals. Take a breath. Thinking about your financial situation and potential circumstances that could arise can be emotional. But taking practical steps Stop by or contact me to to improve your situation can offer peace of mind as you face the future. schedule a financial review. Putting the right financial plans and protections in place can help alleviate some financial fears, says ucci. An employer-sponsored retirement plan is a great place to build savings, and insurance coverages offered through the workplace can help protect against the financial challenges that could Ginger Sterner come with an une pected in ury or illness. Financial Advisor MENA ore financial planning tips and information can be found at LincolnFinanHATFIELD - WICKES 501c Hwy 71 North cial.com. Mena, AR 71953 By setting attainable goals that you can realistically meet, you can get a www.unionbankofmena.com 479-394-7940 handle on your finances and better plan for the future.

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Deanna and Tim Nelson of Parks, are the proud parents of a baby boy, born on October 6th. Kathleen McHam and Steven Johnson, of DeQueen, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born on October 8th. Oliva Avila and Juan Lopez, of Waldron, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born on October 10th.

#LOL A strong young man at the construction site was bragging that he could outdo anyone in a feat of strength. He made a special case of making fun of Morris, one of the older workmen. After several minutes, Morris had enough. “Why don’t you put your money where your mouth is?” he said. “I will bet a week’s wages that I can haul something in a wheelbarrow over to that outbuilding that you won’t be able to wheel back.” “You’re on, old man,” the braggart replied. “It’s a bet! Let’s see what you got.” Morris reached out and grabbed the wheelbarrow by the handles. Then, nodding to the young man, he said, “All right. Get in.”

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Dustin Carnes and Mary Miller will be getting married Saturday, October 28th at 6 pm. The ceremony will take place at Avalon Keep Botanical Gardens, 4615 Hwy 8 West, Mena AR. Reception will follow. All family and friends are invited to attend.

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The following information was received from Polk County law enforcement agencies. 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.

Mena Police Department October 8, 2017 A local woman reported that someone had broken the windshield on her vehicle and had sprayed soda pop all over the inside. Case is pending. October 9, 2017 David Sinyard, 42, of Mena was charged with criminal trespass after a call to a local retail store. David Sinyard, 42, of Mena was arrested and charged with criminal trespass after he was seen in a vacant house. Jerald E. Gammon, 71, of Mena was charged with driving on a suspended license, having no liability insurance, having expired vehicle tags, and careless driving. October 10, 2017 Report was made of a 911 hang up call. The call was traced and the individual was unaware that they had made the call. No charges were filed. October 11, 2017 A local woman reported that a former boyfriend has been harassing her. Case is pending further investigation. Juston Wikel, 32, of Mena was charged with driving on a suspended driver’s license, having no liability insurance, and having no vehicle tags, and not wearing a seat belt. James A. Brown, 61, of Mena was charged with possession of a schedule VI controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. October 12, 2017 David Sinyard, 42, of Mena was arrested on seven outstanding warrants for violation of Arkansas’ hot check law. A local youth reported that someone had stolen approximately $400.00 from his wallet. The wallet was left in his vehicle while he was playing Frisbee golf. Case is pending. October 13, 2017 Jimmy Pack, 55, of Mena was charged with harassment after a former girlfriend filed a complaint.

October 14, 2017 Karen Taylor, 44, of Hatfield was charged with disorderly conduct after officers were called to the emergency room at the local hospital regarding an unruly patient. Mitchell Priddy, 52, of Mena was charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after officers were called to a local retail store. Report was taken of a gas skip at a local convenience store. There are no suspects at this time. NOTICE: A small chainsaw was recovered at Mena Street and Highway 71. If you have lost one, come by the Mena Police Department to identify.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Windal D. Loyd, 36, of Watson, OK, on Charges of Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License, Careless/Prohibited Driving, Failure to Register a Vehicle, No Seatbelt, No Liability nsurance, and Leaving the Scene of an Accident. Arrested was Chance R. Wherley, 20, of Mena, on a Warrant for Residential Burglary and Theft of Property. October 13, 2017 Arrested was Tammy McCravens, 38, of Mena, on a Warrant for Harassment. Report from complainant on Polk 11 near Wickes of the theft of a vehicle, valued at $2,500.00. The vehicle was later located and returned to the owner. Pol County Sheriff’s e art ent October 14, 2017 5 key facts about Prostate Cancer: October 9, 2017 Report from complainant on Highway 1. Affects 1 in every 6 men Report2. of a structure fire cancer on Highway 375 East near Mena of damage done to Deadlier than breast Detectable stagesrespond71 South3.near Cove.in early Deputies a vehicle led to the arrest of saac L. B. 4. NOT an old man’s disease ed. Cain, 24, of Mena, on Charges of Pos5. Does NOT go away if you avoid Arrested by a trooper with the Arkanof Meth or Cocaine, Possession testing. Gentlemen: We encourage you tosession get sas Statea PSA Police of Drug Paraphernalia, Criminal Mischief bloodwas test. Juston M. Wikel, 32, of Cove, on Charges of Driving with a 1st Degree, and Use of a Communication Suspended Driver’s License, No License Device. Plate, and No Liability nsurance. Report from walk-in complainant of not October 10, 2017 Please make The Cole Report from complainant on Polk 51 Team Bold & larger than near Mena of the theft of a lawn mower, the address & phone weedeater, and gas can, all valued at numbers $320.00. Investigation continues. below it. Traffic stop on Highway 375 West near Potter led to the arrest of Blade A. Aleshire, 23, of Mena, on Charges of DWI and Driving Left of Center. Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Casey L. rvan, 31, of Horatio, on Charges of Driving Left of Center, Reckless Driving, No Motorcycle Endorsement, Fleeing, Improper Use of a Tag, and No Liability nsurance. October 11, 2017 Arrested was Cheryl L. Smith, 28, of Mena, on three LeFlore County, Oklahoma Warrants. Arrested was Eric G. Williams, 40, of Cove, on a Warrant for Commercial Burglary, Theft of Property, and Criminal Mischief 1st Degree. Report from complainant on Highway 8 East near Big Fork of damage done to a vehicle at an earlier undetermined time. Deputy responded. October 12, 2017 Report from complainant on Highway 8 West near Rocky of the theft of a gate, valued at $250.00. Investigation continues.

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being able to retrieve loaned appliances. Complainant was advised the issue was a civil matter. Arrested was Christina E. Wright, 25, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear. Report of a disturbance on Polk 38 near Hatfield. Deputies responded. nvestigation continues. Report from complainant on Polk 659 near Board Camp of an unauthorized person on their property led to the arrest of Bradley M. Verba, 20, of Independence, MO, on a Charge of Criminal Trespass. Report from complainant on Polk 26 near Hatfield of a missing family member. The individual was later located. October 15, 2017 Report from complainant on East Street in Cove of the theft of tools, fishing accessories, and clothing, all valued at $1,100.00. Investigation continues. Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked one vehicle accident this week. Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 24 Incarcerated Inmates, with 12 nmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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For Sale: 1995 Red. 4x4 Tahoe LT. 5.7 Liter 8 cyl engine. 2nd owner non smoker. Runs good. Good leather. Clean vehicle. Good Tires. $5,800 OBO. Call 479-2341357. 10/25 J&N Dozer- Trackhoe, Backhoe, Dump Truck, Ponds, Pads, Clearing, Roads, Hauling, Rich Top Soil, Fill Dirt, Shale, Gravel. Dozer operator Randy Egger, over 30 years’ experience. We appreciate your Business! Call 479-234-1357 TFN J&L Café Sherwood Ave. Next to book store. Breakfast – Lunch – Sandwiches. Mon-Wed. 8am-3pm. Fri-Sat-Sun 8am3pm. Closed Thurs. Waf e & egg all day $2.85. Taco Omelet – Stk sandwich. Wed – Pasta – Daily specials – Garden salads, soup. 10/18

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Dugan Lawn Care Fall and Winter services. Shrub and hedged trimming, ower bed cleanup, leaf clean up, gutter clean out, brush hogging, light driveway repair, property cleanup, and light tree removal. Residential and commercial services. 479-394-2699. TFN


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THE POLK COUNTY PULSE

October 18, 2017

entry www.GentryChevyInc.com 1-800-649-9929 hevrolet 1027 Hwy 70 East, • De Queen, AR

2017

Chevy Silverado LT 4x4 Crew Cab MSR P $ 4 9 ,7 Gentry D iscount -$ 3,0 Consumer Cash -$ 1,0 Inc. Cash -$ 1,0 Chevy Bonus -$ 3,2 Chevy Bonus -$ 7 Chevy Bonus -$ 5 Chevy Trade Allow -$ 1,0

$10,510 OFF MSRP Gentry Price:

P7 30 2

0 5 10 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0

$39,195

* MU ST TR AD E A ‘ 9 9 OR N EWER CHEV Y

2017

Chevy Spark

Several to choose from! MSR P $ 14 ,9 7 5 Gentry D iscount -$ 6 9 4 Stand alone incentive -$ 2 ,7 0 1

K 6 9 6 9

Gentry Price:

2017 X 6 9 0 6

$11,580

2017 $11,209 OFF MSRP P7 313

MSR P $ 5 0 ,15 Gentry D iscount -$ 3,7 0 Consumer Cash -$ 1,0 0 Inc. Cash -$ 1,0 0 Chevy Bonus -$ 3,2 5 Chevy Bonus -$ 7 5 Chevy Bonus -$ 5 0 Chevy Trade Allow -$ 1,0 0

Gentry Price:

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2017

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$38,941

$11,272 OFF MSRP P7 15 3

DEMO

$16,563 OFF MSRP

P7 17 4

Gentry Price:

MSR P $ 2 5 ,8 35 Gentry D iscount -$ 1,6 36 Stand alone incentive -$ 4 ,2 17

$46,452

$18,773

8 5 7 2 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0

$37,713

* MU ST TR AD E A ‘ 9 9 OR N EWER CHEV Y

Chevy Trax

MSR P $ 2 1,9 35 Gentry D iscount -$ 1,2 4 4 Stand Alone Incent. -$ 3,7 4 3

J7 2 37

Gentry Price:

2017

Chevy Malibu

Gentry Price:

Gentry Price:

15 6 3 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0

MSR P $ 2 4 ,14 0 Gentry D iscount -$ 1,2 7 2 Stand alone incentive -$ 4 ,0 9 5

M7 0 6 3

MSR P $ 4 8 ,9 Gentry D iscount -$ 3,7 Consumer Cash -$ 1,0 Inc. Cash -$ 1,0 Chevy Bonus -$ 3,2 Chevy Bonus -$ 7 Chevy Bonus -$ 5 Chevy Trade Allow -$ 1,0

2017

Chevy Silverado 1500 Crew Cab 4x4 Star Edition MSR P $ 6 3,0 Gentry D iscount -$ 9 ,0 Consumer Cash -$ 1,0 Inc. Cash -$ 1,0 Chevy Bonus -$ 3,2 Chevy Bonus -$ 7 Rocky Ridge Chevy Bonus -$ 5 Customs Chevy Trade Allow -$ 1,0

Chevy Silverado 1500 Crew Cab 4x4

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* MU ST TR AD E A ‘ 9 9 OR N EWER CHEV Y

2017 $19,982

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MANAGER’S SPECIAL

Cruze

Gentry Price:

2017

Chevy Silverado LT 4x4 Crew Cab

V 6 7 39

$10,039 OFF MSRP

$16,948

Traverse

MSR P $ 4 7 ,6 Gentry D iscount -$ 3,2 Consumer Cash -$ 1,0 Bonus Cash -$ 2 ,0 Chevy Cash -$ 7 Flex Cash -$ 3,0

Gentry Price:

8 0 8 9 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0

$37,641

October 18, 2017