The Mena Star - Headlines

Shots fired at Scott County deputy, PCSO responds to assist SCSO

After a Scott County deputy was fired upon Tuesday evening, Polk County Sheriff's Office joined a multi-agency response to obtain the suspe… Read more


James Supersave Sales July 17-23

Check out all the bargains at James' this week!! Read more

Two Bauxite Players fined

Two former Bauxite High School baseball players appeared in the Polk County Courtroom last week to enter their pleas to charges which arose… Read more

Tropical Storm Barry inundates Southwest and West Central Arkansas

Remnants of Tropical Storm Barry battered Southwest Arkansas causing torrential downpours and flash flooding warnings during the early hour… Read more


Lady Eagles perform at Arkansas Tech

Last week the Cossatot River Lady Eagles basketball team competed in a camp at Arkansas Tech University. At the close of the camp, three La… Read more

Bucks Soccer Academy July 22-25

The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Soccer Program will be hosting the Bucks Soccer Academy at Bearcat Stadium on July 22-25. The camp… Read more

Buck Hunting continues for UARM Coaches

The hunting for athletes continues for UARM's Coach Nealy and Coach Spigner. Both the Bucks Softball and Baseball programs will begin in th… Read more


Michael Wayne Guire

Michael Wayne Guire, age 55, a resident of Gillham, died Thursday, July 11, at his home.  Read more

Charlie Baker

Charlie Baker, age 60, of Mena, Arkansas died Monday, July 1, 2019 at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.  He was born on Monday, Octo… Read more

Nelda Ruth Dearing

Nelda Ruth Dearing, 82, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, formerly of Cove, Arkansas died peacefully at home on July 6, 2019 with Don her loving hu… Read more


Weather Today

Sunny. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the mid 70s.


93° 75°

Sunny. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the mid 70s.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:SSW at 8 mph
Chance of Rain:10%
UV Index:11 Extreme
Sunrise:06:17:19 AM
Sunset:08:29:06 PM

This Week's Forecast

Clear. Lows overnight in the mid 70s.Wed
0%92° 76°
Sunny. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the mid 70s.Thu
10%93° 75°
Mostly sunny. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the mid 70s.Fri
10%93° 75°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s.Sat
10%92° 73°
A few clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the mid 70s.Sun
10%93° 74°
Afternoon thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 70s.Mon
40%87° 72°
Morning showers. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the upper 60s.Tue
40%86° 67°