S Northside students learn the value of good health during farm program

DECATUR — Students at Decatur Northside Elementary learned where food comes from and the value of good health while developing good eating habits during the Arkansas Farm and You program presented in the school's safe room in Decatur March 8. The Arkansas Farm and You program is a collaboration of several educational organizations which include the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H, Agriculture Education program, and the Arkansas Department of Human Services SNAP-Ed program. The group's primary mission is to educate first- through sixth-grade students in the proper dietary choices and the values of eating the right foods. Continue Reading »

S Senior Center menus

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S Gravette Upper Elementary releases third-quarter honor rolls


S Faith Berry, MS, LPC, joins staff at Healthy Horizons

Licensed professional counselor Faith Berry, MS, has joined the allied health professionals staff of Siloam Springs Regional Hospital and will be seeing patients at Healthy Horizons, a clinic offering behavioral health services. Continue Reading »

S Gravette Library hosts successful seed swap

GRAVETTE — Gravette Public Library hosted a very successful seed swap Saturday, March 17, with approximately 50 people in attendance. The Learning Center room where bins of seeds were displayed and made available to patrons was filled with guests as soon as the event began.... Continue Reading »

S Friendly Neighbors celebrate 60 years

SULPHUR SPRINGS -- The year was 1958. Sunday evenings on television, Ed Sullivan had acts such as the Everly Brothers and Buddy Holly on his show. The average worker's wage was $2.20 an hour. A gallon of gas cost 25 cents. It was in 1958 that an exclusive club for women held its first meeting in Sulphur Springs. The ladies called themselves Friendly Neighbors. Until this day, it is more likely an angler in Beaver Lake will catch a shark than any man has ever held a true account of what goes on behind a closed-door meeting of the Friendly Neighbors Club of Sulphur Springs. That is unless a man asks the children who passively attended the meeting with their mothers when the club first got its start. Continue Reading »

S Celebrating seven years in business

GRAVETTE — Larry "Grumpy" Jones, owner and operator of Grumpy's Coffee Shop on Arkansas Highway 59 in Gravette, held a birthday party Saturday, March 3, to celebrate his seventh year in business. The small shop was crowded most of the morning and early afternoon as many customers and friends came by to wish "Grumpy" well. Festive banners and balloons decorated both the outside and the interior of the building. Drawings were held for door prizes. Continue Reading »

S Sisters to hold book signings at Gravette Public Library

GRAVETTE -- Authors Brenda DeMoss Lanz and Debbie DeMoss Compton, daughters of longtime Gravette residents, Rev. and Mrs. Myrle DeMoss, will do a book signing event Thursday, March 22, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Gravette Public Library. The library is located at 119 Main Street S.E. Continue Reading »

S PAWS award winners honored

GRAVETTE -- "Pawsitive" and Wise Student winners at Glenn Duffy Elementary School were honored at the monthly Rise and Shine assembly Monday, March 5. Staff and students celebrated as the students were recognized for class and individual awards. PAWS grade-level students of the month for March are Jayden Alexander, Jace Bates, Myla Burnett, Jack Frizzel, Rachel Heath and Paislee Weems. Continue Reading »

S NWACC releases fall dean's and president's list

BENTONVILLE -- Northwest Arkansas Community College released its fall 2017 semester dean's and president's lists. To be eligible for the dean's list, students achieved a grade-point average between 3.5 and 3.89 while completing nine or more hours. To be eligible for the president's list, students achieved a GPA between 3.9 and 4.0 while completing 12 or more hours. Continue Reading »

S Senior Center menus

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S Highfill EHC News

Highfill E.H.C. met in the Gentry Library on Feb. 19. Jeanie Hittson, the club's vice president, called the meeting to order. Two guests were in attendance, Carol Waggnor and Smokey Roudghton. The club had 10 members present with a total of 605 volunteer hours. Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

Gentry band collecting shoes to raise money Continue Reading »