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Gravette Days The 2014 Gravette Days, a two-day weekend celebration, will be Friday and Saturday, Aug. 8 and 9, in Kindley Park in Gravette and at other locations throughout the city. Gravette was founded in l893 and this is the city's 121st annual celebration. Festivities are planned for all ages, including softball and sand volleyball tournaments, an archery shoot and a skateboard exhibition on Friday. Saturday begins early with a Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast and youth football scrimmage. The rest of the fun-packed Saturday will include the judging and crowning of Miss Gravette 2014, pretty baby and tiny tot pageants, a juried car show, a parade and an outdoor Dutch oven cook-off. Live music and food are planned. Continue Reading »

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The gang from the old Gravette Hospital met on Thursday, July 17, with plenty of food, visits and memories. We planned our next supper for Thursday, Sept. 11, at 5:30 p.m. at The Gallery in Decatur. We would love to see even more "Ole Timers" then. Continue Reading »

S Hiwasse News

By Peggy Carrier That was a sudden, strong, but luckily a short storm that passed through the area Wednesday afternoon. There were reports of several trees down and in some cases electricity was off for 12 hours or more. I was at work and we had to close the store for about an hour and a half for lack of electricity. Ron and Karen Burns have returned to Oklahoma after spending a few days at their house here in Hiwasse. Continue Reading »

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Kenny Ray Horton to hold two shows at Crowder College

McDONALD COUNTY (MO.) -- For someone who was born and raised seven miles from the nearest paved road in the Rocky Comfort (population less than 100) area, Kenny Ray Horton has done quite well for himself out in the big-city world. Continue Reading »

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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 Hiwasse News

Marlo Hamilton has spent a few days here this week visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hamilton, helping plan and then helping them celebrate their 50th anniversary on Saturday evening. Continue Reading »

S Maysville News

This week has been cool. It sure didn't seem like July. We will have different weather in August. Continue Reading »

S Gravette Days feature Dutch-oven cook off

GRAVETTE -- The Dutch-oven cook off was so well received in its inaugural Gravette Days 2013 competition that it is again a much anticipated event in the 2014 festivities to be held August 8 and 9. Continue Reading »