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S Spring Crank-up starts Friday

Gentry club will hold three-day antique engine and tractor show this weekend

GENTRY -- Things are again cranking up at the Tired Iron of the Ozarks show grounds south of Gentry in preparation for the three-day show which begins Friday. Continue Reading »

S Ben resigns, Jeff Gravette will replace him as Decatur superintendent

DECATUR -- "Stability" is a word Larry Ben used to describe the current status of the Decatur School District. Continue Reading »

Sports

S Gravette grabs lead, holds it in close game against Stilwell

GRAVETTE -- The Lions grabbed the lead in the fourth inning of a defensive ballgame when Ethan Vanderpool scored on an RBI double to left field by Matthew Stelting and built on that lead in the fifth when Cody Fields drove in Wyatt Gibbons with a ground ball double to left. Continue Reading »

Community

S Hometown Events

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S Maysville News

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S Two die in Saturday wreck near Gentry

BENTON COUNTY -- Two 19-year-old men died in a one-vehicle accident near Gentry on Saturday, Gentry Fire Chief Vester Cripps said Sunday. Continue Reading »

S Family Fun Day set Saturday

GRAVETTE -- This Saturday, April 19, will be a special Family Fun Day in Gravette, with activities being planned to entertain old and young alike. The Gravette Public Library, the Historical Museum and Ozarks Community Hospital are holding special free events. Continue Reading »

Opinion

S Why do Christians celebrate Easter?

While some are quick to criticize Christians for celebrating Easter and point to ancient pagan observances in spring and to worldly customs involving such things as Easter eggs and the Easter bunny, Christians celebrate Easter for none of these things. They have an entirely different reason to observe the festival and to celebrate. Christians observe Easter to remember and celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead on the third day following His crucifixion just outside the walls of Jerusalem. Continue Reading »

S Spring is here and life gets a little easier

I am irritable because my fingers feel like they are frozen! I got up early and did chores in a warm climate and now the wind is blowing and cold. Continue Reading »

Latest Photos

Submitted Photo Gravette High School senior, Joshua Lockhart, right, and Upper Elementary fifth grader, Connor LeBrecque, do their part for Earth Day, April 22, by raking out the leaves and re-mulching the beds in front of Glenn Duffy Elementary School. The boys are members of the Town & Country 4-H Club. The tree has special meaning to Lockhart as he and his grandfather, James Adams of Hiwasse, planted it when he was a kindergarten student at the school. He also shared a fact sheet about Earth Day with members at their recent 4-H meeting.
Submitted Photo The Shining Stars at Gentry Primary School for the week of April 11 are: Kindergarten — Alissa Nelson, Aidan Eller, Nikolai Santillan, Christian James, Eagan Vang and Braye Hansen; First Grade — Ella Pinches, Gavin Lee, Owen Talley, Trinity Burrows, Haven Kooken and Evelyn Wooters; Second Grade — Ariyonna Davis, Cameo Stacy, Nathan Caps, Michael Meredith and Mariah Krigbaum (absent).
Submitted Photo Gravette DECA students who visited universities included James Churchwell, Mr. Thomas Carreira, Brandon Hindal, Zach Sheridian, Justin Oswalt, Brandon Holloway, Emmanuel Garcia, Brent Seibert, Noah Moore, Brittany Tucker, Otto Troutner, Carson King, Skyler Lett, Jasmine Dart, Collin Boyer, Brooke Beltz, Brandon Shaw, Tori Key and Trine Meisland. Terra Higgins, left, and Jason Bilberry, right, were student ambassadors who were guides during the visit to Pittsburg State.