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S Keller's Candies holds sweet grand opening

Keller continues family tradition

GRAVETTE -- Thoughts turn to food at this time of year; but any time is a good time to indulge one's sweet tooth and Julene Keller, owner of Keller's Candies on Main Street in Gravette, is willing and able to satisfy that desire. Continue Reading »

S Quilt show continues through Friday

GENTRY -- The annual Gentry Chamber of Commerce Quilt Show began last Friday and runs through Friday of this week and features a large selection of quilts, many of them large quilts. Continue Reading »


S Bulldogs see good in season

DECATUR -- For the Decatur Bulldogs, the 2014 football season was disappointing. With a 3 and 7 overall record it is easy to forget that throughout this season much good occurred. One of the greatest highlights for the Bulldogs was the Oct. 3 game with Johnson County Westside at Bulldog Stadium. It was homecoming, a time of celebrating the return to the home field. Continue Reading »


S Gravette UMC announces upcoming services, classes

Eric Meyer, pastor of the Gravette United Methodist Church, has announced that the church, located at 202 Akron Street, N.E., has several activities planned in the next few months. The congregation invites the public to join them as they begin an Advent Bible study on Sunday evening, Nov. 30. The study will focus on the birth of Jesus through his mother's eyes and will continue on Sunday evenings through Dec. 21, with meetings from 6 to 7:30 each evening. Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

Gentry Lodge #222 will be again hosting its annual Scholarship Fund Chili Supper with homemade desserts on Friday, Nov. 21. Chili will be served from 5 until 8 p.m., with all proceeds going toward the Gentry High School Scholarship Program. The lodge is located at 1469 Gentry Blvd., one block north of the Arkansas Highways 12 and 59 intersection, on the east side ... Sulphur Springs Special Events Committee members will present their 10th annual "Dessert Auction" Sunday, Nov. 23, at 3 p.m., in the Shiloh Conference Center. Proceeds go to pay the cost of holiday food baskets for local families in Gravette, Sulphur Springs and the surrounding area. Dwayne Craig will be the auctioneer. Continue Reading »

S Five arrested in Decatur drug bust

DECATUR -- Benton County sheriff's deputies, with the assistance of the Decatur Police Department, executed a "no-knock" search warrant at 494 Hill Ave., in Decatur, on Thursday, and arrested five on charges related to the possession of illegal drugs ... According to the affidavit, members of the BCSO Special Weapons and Tactics Team executed the search warrant Thursday evening. Continue Reading »

S Committee of the whole discusses comprehensive plan for city

GRAVETTE -- Last Thursday's City Council Committee of the Whole meeting lasted only about an hour but numerous issues were discussed. On the water billing late charge, Mayor Byron Warren said late notices would still be mailed on the 25th day of the month but a penalty would not be assessed until after the 3rd of the next month. Continue Reading »


S Weekly Devotion

"Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me." Mark 10:21 (Read all of Mark 10:17-31) ... How many of us are willing to sell all that we have, give the money to the poor and take up the cross of suffering to follow Jesus? Continue Reading »

S Snow arrived early

The first snowfall of the season came early this year, with about a half inch falling Sunday. November was barely half over and perhaps we weren't quite ready for it, but the sky darkened and fine flakes began to fall just before noon. The flakes grew larger and fell pretty steadily through the early afternoon until the ground was covered with a dusting of white. Continue Reading »

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