S Annual Chamber of Commerce quilt show concluded Friday

GENTRY - Quilters and quilt lovers from around the region visited the annual Gentry Chamber of Commerce Quilt show sponsored by McKee Foods Corp., and held in the McKee Community Room at the Gentry Public Library last week. The show was held from Jan. 22 through Jan. 29. Winners among the many entries included: Best of Show - Nora Krein of Gentry; Best Hand Sewn - Sue Etris of Decatur.... Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

Bird Watching Event - The Northwest Arkansas Audubon Society will meet at Eagle Watch Nature Trail on SWEPCO Lake just west of Gentry at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6. Visitors are welcome. The club members will meet in the parking lot at 9 a.m. Terry Stanfill, who manages Eagle Watch, will be on hand as a leader in the event. There is a short walk on the trail through open-field habitat to a viewing platform with good potential to see bald eagles, various species of hawks and sparrows, ducks and other water birds. After this walk, the group may travel a short distance to find more wintering eagles on former Round Prairie. Stanfill will bring with him free packages of swamp milkweed seed for anyone interested in growing this beautiful native plant which is closely associated with Monarchs and other pollinators. Continue Reading »

S Paynes enjoy annual Christmas get-together

GRAVETTE -- The Civic Center in Gravette was the location of the Payne family Christmas celebration on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015. We had our crockpot dinner, followed by a Dirty Santa gift exchange. Hopefully a good time was had by all, especially the little ones. Continue Reading »

S Senior Center menus

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S OCH of Gravette adds providers, services

GRAVETTE -- Ozarks Community Hospital of Gravette and OCH of Gravette Clinic have recently added several new providers and services to increase access to health care for the community. Continue Reading »

S Gentry Primary Honors

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S NEO announces president's honor roll, dean's list

WESTSIDE -- Cheryl R. Hooten, freshman in the nursing program, and Tori S. Key, a sophomore majoring in music, both of Gravette, were on the president's honor roll at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in Miami, Okla., for the 2015 fall semester. To qualify for this distinction, a student must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours and have a 4.0 grade point average. Continue Reading »

S Intermediate School Honor Rolls

GENTRY -- The Gentry Intermediate School has released its honor rolls for the last semester. The honor rolls follow: Continue Reading »

S Baileys to celebrate 50th

William Terry Bailey and Brenda (Douglas) Bailey, of Gentry, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family on Jan. 29. They were married in Texarkana, Ark., on Jan. 29, 1966, by the Rev. Pryor Cruce.They are the parents of two sons: David A. Bailey and wife Carla of Gravette, and John M. Bailey and wife Johnna of Memphis, Tenn. They are also the proud grandparents of four grandchildren: Chris Kelley and wife Brandi of Gravette, Jeremy Rhodes of Gravette, and Wm. Atticus Bailey and his sister, Flannery M. Bailey, both of Memphis. Continue Reading »

S Cooking Matters coming to Decatur

SILOAM SPRINGS -- Bridges to Wellness of Siloam Springs recently received a $15,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to promote healthy eating and living. The organization plans to use the money to expand its free Cooking Matters program to Decatur and to host three series of Cooking Matters classes in Siloam Springs. It also plans to partner with The Garden in Siloam Springs and the city to host a game show-style "Sliced and Diced" event, according to Amy Martin, of Bridges to Wellness. Bridges to Wellness is a rural health nonprofit with the mission of mobilizing community wellness to create healthy energetic communities, according to the organization's website. Continue Reading »

S Second Quarter Honor Roll - Gravette Upper Elementary

Third Grade - A Honor Roll: Paige Addington, Marley Begay, Merrick Davis, Carter Flynt,McKenna Frazier, Samuel Griffis, Prince Hall, Kenlee Harris, Rebekah Hearne, Clara Hoggarth, Ethan Johnson, Gracie Jones, Eli Keith, Jace Keller, Sydney Kildow, Addy Lawson, Emily Lopez, Bentley Lowden, Indie Moyers, Naomi Nichols, Jonny Pollard, Peyton Price, Carley Robertson, Rachel Schmidt, Gabriel Vandiver, Eric Vogt.... Continue Reading »

S 'Love Languages' coming to TLCC

GENTRY -- John and Joyce Marter will be bringing Gary Chapman's popular program from his best selling book, "The 5 Love Languages," to the Total Life Community Center on Arkansas Highway 59 south of Gentry. Continue Reading »

S K-Kids give report to Gravette School Board

GRAVETTE -- Students who are members of K-Kids, a Kiwanis sponsored club at Gravette Upper Elementary, attended the January school board meeting. They gave board members and guests a brief report on their club activities and led the Pledge of Allegiance to open the meeting. Students attending were Carlee Hembree, Hayden Kellhoffer, Maddie Lovell, Tori Majdan, Jake Mayor, Ashley Rangel and Dalacie Wishon. Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

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S Gravette Lions hold planning meeting

GRAVETTE -- The Gravette Lions Club held its regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 19, at Imagine Before and After School Care. The main item of business was planning for the Lions' membership drive meeting which will be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 18, at the Arvest Bank community room. Continue Reading »