Contact Us * Mobile Site                            
Weather For Any City - Enter City, State, or Zip Code:  
Mena, Arkansas
Current Conditions
3:35 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
Temp: 77°F
Humidity: 38%
Wind Speed: ESE 6 MPH G 17
Barometer: 30.11 in.
Dewpoint: 50°F
Heat Index: 78°F
Wind Chill: 77°F
Sun & Moon Information
Civil Twilight: 6:12 AM CDT Moon Phase:
Waning Gibbous Moon
Waning Gibbous Moon
Sunrise: 6:38 AM CDT
Sunset: 7:52 PM CDT
Civil Twilight: 8:18 PM CDT
Local Radar
NWS Radar Mosaic - Southeast Sector
National Map
National Composite
Polk County Severe Weather Warnings
Like Mena-Polk.com on Facebook
Follow Us on Twitter
 Local Forecast
1130 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014
Chance of T-Storm
This AfternoonHi: 79°F
Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. The chance of precipitation 20 percent. Average rainfall less than 1/10 inch.


Thunder storms
Tonight Lo: 59°F
Cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening... Becoming south after midnight. The chance of precipitation 50 percent. Average rainfall less than 1/10 inch.


Chance of T-Storm
MondayHi: 75°F
A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning... Then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph in the morning...Becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. The chance of precipitation 60 percent. Average rainfall 1/4 to 1/2 inch.


Thunder storms
Monday Night Lo: 55°F
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening... Then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 5 mph in the evening...Becoming northwest after midnight. The chance of precipitation 60 percent.


Mostly Sunny
TuesdayHi: 79°F
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.


Mostly Clear
Tuesday Night Lo: 50°F
Mostly clear. Lows around 50.


Sunny
WednesdayHi: 79°F
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.


Chance of T-Storm
Wednesday Night Lo: 55°F
Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. The chance of precipitation 20 percent after midnight.


Chance of T-Storm
ThursdayHi: 79°F
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. The chance of precipitation 30 percent.


Chance of T-Storm
Thursday Night Lo: 55°F
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. The chance of precipitation 30 percent.


Chance of T-Storm
FridayHi: 80°F
Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80. The chance of precipitation 20 percent.


Partly Cloudy
Friday Night Lo: 59°F
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.


Mostly Sunny
SaturdayHi: 79°F
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.


News & Events
Submit News
Dorthay Bell Rogers Obituary

 Dorthay Bell Rogers

BORN: September 26, 1920
DIED: April 18, 2014
LOCATION: Mena, Arkansas

Dorthay Bell Rogers, age 93, of Mena passed away Friday, April 18, 2014 in Mena.

She was born September 26, 1920 in Cameron, Oklahoma to the late James Patterson and Mattie Anderson Patterson. Dorthay was married to the late Homer Rogers until his death and was …

Read more..

State Capitol Week in Review From Senator Larry Teague

State Capitol Week in Review From Senator Larry Teague

April 18, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas lottery sales, which finance college scholarships, have steadily declined since the first tickets were sold in 2009.

Lottery officials and legislators expected a drop off because other states with lotteries experienced the same reduction in sales after …

Read more..

Benjamin D. House Obituary

 Benjamin D. House

BORN: December 12, 1928
DIED: April 17, 2014
LOCATION: Vandervoort, Arkansas

Benjamin D. House, age 85, of Vandervoort, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Hot Springs.

He was born December 12, 1928 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Luther House and the late Lettie Oglesby House. He was united in marriage to Freddie Jo …

Read more..

Velma “Lorene” Pittman Obituary

Velma “Lorene” Pittman

BORN: May 30, 1933
DIED: April 17, 2014
LOCATION: Hatton, Arkansas

Velma ”Lorene” Pittman, age 80, of Hatton, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Texarkana, Texas.

She was born in Jefferson, Texas on May 30, 1933 to the late Alex Sterling Pitchford and the late Ruby J. Watson Pitchford. She spent …

Read more..

Mrs. Velta Marie Brannon Obituary

Mrs. Velta Marie Brannon

BORN: November 30, 1924
DIED: April 16, 2014
LOCATION: Mena, Arkansas

Velta Marie Brannon, age 89, of Mena, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in Mena.

She was born November 30, 1924 in Edwards, Colorado to the late George Franklin Priest and the late Bessie Jane Lind Priest. She was united in …

Read more..

Hallie L. McNeely Obituary

Hallie L. McNeely

BORN: February 2, 1937
DIED: April 15, 2014
LOCATION: Mena, Arkansas

Hallie L. McNeely, age 77, of Mena passed away April 15, 2014 in Mena.

He was born February 2, 1937 to the late Harry Randolph McNeely and the late Nellie Blanche Huffman McNeely. He was a postal worker for many years and also worked as …

Read more..

Mrs. Velta Marie Brannon Obituary

Mrs. Velta Marie Brannon

BORN: November 30, 1924
DIED: April 16, 2014
LOCATION: Mena, Arkansas

Velta Marie Brannon, age 89, of Mena, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in Mena.

She was born November 30, 1924 in Edwards, Colorado to the late George Franklin Priest and the late Bessie Jane Lind Priest. She was united in marriage …

Read more..

Brenda Marie Looney Obituary

Brenda Marie Looney

BORN: December 1, 1961
DIED: April 13, 2014
LOCATION: Mena, Arkansas

Brenda Marie Looney, age 52, of Mena, Arkansas on Sunday, April 13, 2014 in Mena.

She was born December 1, 1961 in Laverne, Oklahoma to the late Meredith Wayne Keeton and the late Mildred Marie Vaughn Keeton. She worked for Tyson for some years …

Read more..

Catherine Charles Gardner Obituary

Catherine Charles Gardner

BORN: May 21, 1927
DIED: April 12, 2014
LOCATION: Mena, Arkansas

Catherine (Charles) Gardner, 86, of Mena, AR, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Reynolds R. Gardner.

Catherine was born in DeQueen, AR and graduated Idabel Gray High School in Oklahoma.Catherine and Reynolds lived in California, retiring …

Read more..

Zelda L. Stewman Obituary

 Zelda L. Stewman

BORN: March 23, 1920
DIED: April 10, 2014
LOCATION: Mena, Arkansas

Zelda L. Goodner Stewman of Mena Arkansas passed away peacefully on April 10, 2014 to be with her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. She was born on March 23, 1920 and married Joseph Stewman in 1935. They had two children. Zelda became a Christian at …

Read more..

State Capitol Week in Review From Senator Larry Teague

State Capitol Week in Review From Senator Larry Teague

April 11, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Absentee voters would get a grace period in which they can present election officials with a copy of their photo ID, under a new rule approved by the state Board of Election Commissioners.

However, the procedure by which …

Read more..

Toby W. Youngblood Obituary

Toby W. Youngblood, of Bentonville died Tuesday, April 08, 2014 at his home due to diabetes complications. He was born September 10, 1977 in Mena, Arkansas the son of Cathy and W.T. Youngblood.

God drew Toby to Himself in saving faith in early 2009, and as a result, Toby lived …

Read more..

State Representative Nate Bell’s Weekly Column

Arguably the most brilliant software genius in America lost his job last week because he dared to express his personal opinion and quietly made a contribution to a cause he believed was important. 

Over the last few years, American society has been bombarded with calls for tolerance. Webster’s Dictionary defines …

Read more..

Walter William Varner Obituary

 Walter William Varner

BORN: October 20, 1918
DIED: April 5, 2014
LOCATION: Hatfield, Arkansas

Major Walter William Varner (USAF, Ret.), age 95, of Hatfield, Arkansas peacefully passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born on October 20, 1918 near Hatfield, Arkansas to the late Earl Varner and the late Pearlie Brewer Varner. Walter was a …

Read more..

Granville Fred Goodman Obituary

Granville Fred Goodman

Granville Fred Goodman  
July 7, 1942 - April 3, 2014Granville Fred Goodman, age 71, of Mena, Arkansas died Thursday, April 3, 2014 at his home. He was born on Tuesday, July 7, 1942 to David and Retta Jones Goodman in Dallas, Texas.

Fred as he was known to family and friends, served proudly in the United States Marines Corp. He …

Read more..

State Capitol Week in Review From Senator Larry Teague

State Capitol Week in Review From Senator Larry Teague

April 4, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – The state Agriculture Department promotes Arkansas products in domestic and international markets, and helps ensure that farm, fiber and forestry products are safe.

A relatively new effort of the Department promotes products grown in …

Read more..

Mrs. Norma Jean Page Obituary

 Mrs. Norma Jean Page

BORN: November 3, 1929
DIED: April 4, 2014
LOCATION: Mena, Arkansas

Norma Jean Clifton Page, age 84, of Mena, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014 in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

She was born November 3, 1929 in Savanna, Oklahoma to the late John Clifton and Grace Reeves Clifton. Norma was the eldest of 15 children. She …

Read more..

John Brian Sterner Obituary

John Brian Sterner

John Brian Sterner
October 20, 1956 - April 2, 2014John Brian Sterner, age 57, of Mena, Arkansas died Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at home. He was born on Saturday, October 20, 1956 to Charles Russell and Wanda Eddlene Red Sterner in Mena, Arkansas.

Brian was a jokester and loved to find something to aggravate you about. He lived life to …

Read more..

Murble May Gray Pickens Obituary

 Murble May Gray Pickens

BORN: May 7, 1916
DIED: April 1, 2014
LOCATION: Watson, Oklahoma

Murble May Gray Pickens, age 97, passed away April 1, 2014 at her home in Watson, Oklahoma.

She was born May 7, 1916 in Baker Springs, Arkansas to the late Joseph Conway Gray and Luna Myrtle Plunkett Gray.

Murble started school at the …

Read more..

Hershel H. Hopper Obituary

Hershel H. Hopper

July 27, 1943 - March 31, 2014

Hershel H. Hopper, age 70, of Zafra, Oklahoma died Monday, March 31, 2014 at his home. He was born on Tuesday, July 27, 1943 to Linden and Ruthie Beatrice Romine Hopper in Smithville, Oklahoma.

Hershel graduated from Smithville High School in 1962. He was baptized at the Assembly of God at …

Read more..

Never make life threatening decisions based on information that you get from this or any other website, text message service or other service on a mobile phone. Always rely on and listen to your local radio, television or emergency weather radio for the latest details concerning the weather.
  ©2011 RTI Media Inc. All Rights Reserved