S 73 years and counting

GENTRY -- A Gentry couple reached a milestone Friday that few ever reach, their 73rd wedding anniversary. Loren and Doris Davis of Gentry were married in Sayer, Okla., on Dec. 12, 1941. Though they had planned to marry, the Pearl Harbor attack on Dec. 7 moved things up. Loren, 96, and Doris, 93, were honored Friday at the Flint Creek Apartments, where they now live. Continue Reading »

S Community Christmas Card

The 2014 Community Christmas Card campaign sponsored by NWA Media held $11,529 in contributions as of Monday. All donations go to help students in schools in Benton, Madison and Washington counties in Arkansas and in McDonald County, Mo. Donors can designate which school district receives their money. Individuals may deliver tax-deductible donations to any NWA Media office, including daily and weekly publications, until 5 p.m. Dec. 22. Continue Reading »

S Gentry bands put on concert Thursday

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S Employees, volunteers honored

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S Gentry Shining Stars

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S Senior Center Menus

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S Letters to Santa

The following letters are from Brandy Cordeiro's second grade class at Gentry Primary School: Continue Reading »

S Share the Harvest food pantry closed Christmas, New Year's Day but open special hours Dec. 31

GRAVETTE -- Share the Harvest food pantry, a ministry of Harvest Baptist Church, is open and serving clients every Thursday afternoon from 1 to 5 p.m. The pantry will be closed, however, on Thursdays, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, for Christmas and New Year's Day respectively. Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

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S Hiwasse News

Sympathy is extended to the family of former Hiwasse resident Nadine Thomas Barnett who passed away last week. She has several relatives who still live in the area. Continue Reading »

S Maysville News

Carroll Tucker and Pam visited Jack and Sylvia Tucker on Saturday. Continue Reading »

S AHPP announces preservation art, essay invitational

LITTLE ROCK -- Fifth-, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students throughout Arkansas are invited to participate in the 24th annual "Preserve Our Past" art and essay invitational sponsored by the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, AHPP Director Frances McSwain announced last week. Continue Reading »

S Gentry girls lose in overtime, boys win

PEA RIDGE -- Larry Walker walked up the sideline in front of his bench, clapping his hands. Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

Volunteers are needed at the Gentry Public Library. Morning shifts are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Afternoon shifts are from 1 to 5 p.m. To work at the circulation desk, volunteers need to be familiar with computers and how to relate to the public ... Gentry Choirs will present their Christmas concert at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14, at the High School auditorium. The community is invited to come out and enjoy the concert and hear the students' work. Continue Reading »

S Christmas events planned in Gentry, Decatur

Gentry's annual Chamber of Commerce Christmas parade and visit from Santa are set for Saturday, Dec. 13, along Gentry's Main Street and Chamber of Commerce building ... The Decatur Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Christmas Festival at Northside Elementary Dec. 12 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Christmas Parade is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. and will begin lineup at 5:30 p.m. at Decatur City Hall. Continue Reading »