The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of June 17 - June 23, 2019.  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 docum…

Sixteen 4-H members from Polk County competed at District 4-H O’rama in Lake Hamilton on June 18th.   Among the participates Polk County brought home seven 1st place trophies, four 2nd place ribbons, one 3rd place ribbon, one 4th place ribbon, and 3 participation ribbons.  

If you love the music of Merle Haggard then get your tickets now for a spectacular tribute to the man and his music.  Marty Haggard, Merle’s oldest son, pays tribute to his father with a show filled with music and memories.  The concert is appropriately titled, A Tribute to Merle Haggard, My Dad.

State vs Teresa L. Destrini: possession of a schedule II controlled substance; possession of drug paraphernalia ; State vs Jason Glen Hale: possession of firearms by certain persons ;State vs Jason Glen Hale: delivery of methamphetamine or cocaine ;State vs Jason Hale: delivery of methamphet…

After a busy spring with “Annie” and the Benson Awards, Ouachita Little Theatre has a slate of summer entertainment that is sure to appeal to Polk County residents.

The Rose Family will be in concert at the Mena First Church of theNazarene on Sunday, June 30th beginning at 10:00 a.m. The Church is located at 503 S Morrow directly across from the Mena High School Football Stadium.  Everyone is welcome to come enjoy a time of worship with this talented group.

The National Weather service has confirmed the hail which fell during the evening of June 19 in the Vandervoort community in south Polk County tied for an Arkansas record of approximately five inches.