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S County honors farm family Hayses own a row crop, cattle farm in springtown

SPRINGTOWN -- The Hays family claimed the honor of Benton County Farm Family of the Year on Tuesday morning, July 15. Continue Reading »

S Safari allows children to experience exotic animals up close and personal

GENTRY -- Where does one go to give children and family members an experience they will never forget? It's not necessary to go far. A visit to the Wild Wilderness Drive-through Safari in Gentry will provide opportunities for children and adults to see a wide variety of animals up close in the petting zoo or just outside the car windows in the drive-through portion of the park. Continue Reading »

Sports

S Faulkenberry ready to play multiple roles for Pioneers

FAYETTEVILLE -- Jake Faulkenberry didn't catch many breaks July 14 during the second week of the NWA Passing League 7-on-7 games at Harmon Stadium. The Gentry junior moved from offense to defense, and also from wide receiver to quarterback as the Pioneers battled Huntsville, Springdale Har-Ber and Fayetteville under a cloudless July sky. Continue Reading »

Community

S Senior Center Menus

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S Hometown Events

Gentry Bible School First Assembly of God in Gentry will be holding "Extreme Kids" Vacation Bible School Monday, July 28, through Friday, Aug. 1. It will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each night, with sign-in beginning at 6 p.m. The church is located at 821 East Main Street, just east of the Dollar General store. Assembly of God VBS Gravette First Assembly of God Church will hold Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. July 28 to Aug. 1 for ages 4-12. Continue Reading »

S Former Gentry woman found stabbed to death in Fort Smith

GENTRY -- A pregnant woman killed in Fort Smith Saturday had Gentry ties, according to local police. Continue Reading »

S Decatur considering new traffic light at busy intersection

DECATUR -- While sitting at the Gallery Cafe eating lunch one afternoon, a visitor began to watch traffic flowing through the four-way stop at the intersection of Main Street (Arkansas Highway 59) and Roller Avenue (Arkansas Highway 102) in Decatur. After 15 minutes of watching the vehicular ballet outside the window, the visitor came to the conclusion that "this must be the busiest intersection in town," and that visitor would be correct. Continue Reading »

Opinion

S The most high rules in the kingdom of men

"Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honour the King of heaven, all whose works [are] truth, and his ways judgment: and those that walk in pride he is able to abase." Daniel 4:37 (Read Daniel 4) Continue Reading »

S Why I won't be in heaven....

Again and again I hear preachers telling mourning loved ones that this person is, without a doubt, in heaven because of how much he loved Jesus, how many people's lives she touched, how strong a faith he had or how much good she accomplished in her lifetime. Continue Reading »

Latest Photos

Submitted Photo State senator Jim Hendren presented a check to Jackie Bader, manager of the Gentry Senior Activity Center, to help the center purchase a special truck for delivering meals to area senior citizens. The check was for $30,000 and will be combined with a $10,000 grant received earlier for the purchase.
Submitted Photo The Gravette T-Ball All Stars were the 2014 T-Ball district runners up. Pictured are coaches Kelby Bohannon (left), Wes Bedwell, Dane Addington and Brad Harris. Players are: Kody Holland (front, left), Brody Bohannon, Kevin McElroy, Jonas Tidwell, Brady Addington, Cameron Bedwell (back, left), Hudson Harris, Holden Jeffries, Pierce Elsea, Jackson Harper and Peyton Greer.
Photo by Mike Eckels Victor Urquidi, Decatur guard, throws a block that prevents a Rogers player from attempting a layup. The Mounties defeated the Bulldogs during play in the Gentry Summer Basketball League July 17 at Gentry High School Gym.