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S New restaurant offers choice in Gentry

For Gentry area residents, the Sunrise Cafe, located at 136 S. Gentry Blvd. in Gentry, offers another option for dining out at noon and in the evening. Though original plans for the cafe were to be open for breakfast and lunch, the owners, Chai Lee and Dao Thao, who moved to Gentry from the Tulsa (Okla.) area two years ago, saw the need for a Gentry restaurant which serves an evening meal and decided instead to operate their business from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Continue Reading »


S Decatur falls short in must-win game

DECATUR -- It was a "must-win" situation for the Decatur Bulldogs when they played the Western Yell County Wolverines in Bulldog Stadium Oct. 17. But, in spite of their best efforts, the Bulldogs came up short, losing in the end by only two points. The Bulldogs took to the field before a near-capacity crowd with their starting quarterback Victor Urquidi returning from an ankle injury that has plagued him since the Hartford game on Sept. 12. Continue Reading »


S Hometown Events

Gentry's annual quilt show has been set for Nov. 14 through 21 at the Gentry Public Library in the McKee Community Room. The show is sponsored by McKee Foods and entry forms will be available on the city and chamber of commerce websites: and More information is available by calling Janie Parks at 479-936-1498. Continue Reading »

S Crafts celebrating 50th anniversary

An open house in honor of Billy Craft and Sharon (Whitaker) Craft, who will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary, is set for 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2, at the Total Life Community Center, 13710 S. Highway 59, Siloam Springs. All friends and family members are invited. Continue Reading »

S Highfill looks to obtain K-9 unit through donations

HIGHFILL -- If all goes as hoped, the Highfill Police Department could be adding a K-9 to the force at minimal expense to the city. Continue Reading »

S Mayoral candidates offer answers n Candidates Byron Warren and Kurt Maddox speak to issues confronting city of Gravette

GRAVETTE -- Two names are on the ballot for the office of mayor in Gravette, incumbent mayor Byron Warren and challenger Kurt Maddox. In order to give voters a chance to hear their positions on a number of issues and gain a better understanding of their backgrounds and qualifications, both candidates were sent a questionnaire and asked to respond to each question in 50 words or less. Continue Reading »


S A Little Doctrine for my Kids Continued

How does God offer and give us His grace? Continue Reading »

S Ten-four, I'm 10-8 on the radio again

I'm not sure what's gotten into me lately or why I've regressed, but I recently decided to hook up an old citizen's band radio or two which had gone silent a good number of years ago. They were dusty and dirty and packed away in a box or on a shelf but, to my surprise, they still worked. Continue Reading »

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