Sales Tax Election

03/12/2014

 
64% of the votes cast in Tuesday's County Road Tax Election favored renewal of the 7 year tax. 576 votes in favor and 331 opposed. Polk County Judge Brandon Ellison expressed his appreciation for the approval of the tax.

BOX BY BOX RESULTS ON THE COUNTY 1% ROAD TAX 3-11-14

BOX FOR AGAINST
EARLY VOTING 139 64
ABSENTEE 4 3
MENA PCT 1 36 10
MENA PCT 2 41 17
MENA PCT 3 47 22
SHADY/DALLAS VAL 30 24
POTTER 35 24
BOARD CAMP 37 13
INK 5 9
ACORN 25 28
HATFIELD 38 15
ROCKY/MT FORK 7 6
COVE/VVOORT 40 27
CHERRY HILL 17 22
BIG FORK 8 15
WICKES 30 9
GRANNIS 16 10
SHADY GROVE 21 13

TOTAL 576 331
64% 36%
 

Benefit Account

03/11/2014

 
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A benefit account has been set up at Union Bank for Charles and Marsha Williams, their home was a complete loss due to a fire last week. They are looking for furniture, beds, a stove, fridge, microwave, school supplies, clothing, dishes.... If you have anything you would like to donate, please call 234-6908

 
 
 
 
 

Mena School Report

03/10/2014

 
 
 
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A local man was hit by a vehicle early Sunday morning. Cade Lambert, age 27 of Mena was standing on the center-line of Hwy 270 just west of Mena, near the Rich Mountain Country Store. According to Arkansas State Trooper Kyle Jones, John Morgan age 43 of Mena was traveling in his 2006 GMC Sierra and suddenly came upon Lambert. Trooper Jones said that Morgan attempted to stop but was unable to and struck Lambert.

Lambert sustained multiple and serious injuries and is in critical condition at UAMS in Little Rock.

 
 
The purpose is to raise awareness of the importance of music education for all children and to remind citizens that school is where all children should have access to music. Listen to Cassidy, Sarah and Sunshine on how music has impacted them!
 
 
 
 
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Early Voting begins today at the Polk County Office Complex at 606 Pine Street. On the ballet is renewal of the county's 1% road tax. The tax was approved by voters in 2007 for road and street construction.