S Gentry holds homecoming parade

GENTRY -- Normal traffic on Pioneer Lane, Third Street and Main Street came to a halt for 30 minutes or so on Friday as Gentry High School's marching band and drill team, floats, cheerleaders, football players and members of the homecoming court took to the streets in Gentry's annual homecoming parade. Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

EAST Night Out - Gentry Public Schools is inviting the public to EAST Night Out, an event showcasing and celebrating the new Environmental and Spatial Technology (EAST) program in the district. Students will be on hand to demonstrate some of their current learning projects. The open-house event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13, in the EAST Classroom, Room 202, at Gentry High School. Hiwasse Fall Cleanup - The annual fall cleanup will be held in the Hiwasse community this Thursday, Oct. 8, allowing residents to dispose of some items too large for the regular weekly trash pickup. Curbside pickup of large items will be held that day and persons are encouraged to put them out the preceding day, if possible. Items which will not be accepted for pickup include paint, tires, batteries, chemicals, appliances, electronics and yard waste. Lumber will be picked up only if it is no longer than 4 feet, is tied in a bundle and weighs less than 50 pounds. Persons with questions may call city hall, 787-5757. TPF Fall Festival - Turning Point Fellowship in Gentry will hold a fall festival from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, in the Carl Gym on Main Street in Gentry. The event will feature games for kids, door prizes for all ages, music, refreshments and more. Continue Reading »

S Gravette homecoming set for Oct. 16

Parade time changed to 10 a.m.

GRAVETTE -- Homecoming is just over a week away in Gravette and includes a full day of activities on Friday, Oct. 16. Continue Reading »

S Senior Center Menus

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S Maysville News

Sunday was a really nice fall day. We are in need of rain. The weatherman says maybe we'll get some the end of the week. We don't hear as many lawnmowers as usual. Guess it may be close to the end of them for this year. Continue Reading »

S Gravette quilt show planned Oct. 10

GRAVETTE -- The Gravette Historical Museum and members of the PieceMaker Quilt Club will cohost a Gravette quilt show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Civic Center (Boys and Girls Club meeting place). The Civic Center is located on Charlotte Street, S.E., just west of the public library and swimming pool. Fifty quilts will be displayed in the show, many made by members of the PieceMaker Quilters, and vendors will be on hand offering quilting supplies and fabric. A quilt appraiser will be available and will appraise quilts for a fee. Continue Reading »

S SIx Gentry seniors vie for title of Homecoming Queen

GENTRY -- It's homecoming week at Gentry High School, with the crowning of Gentry's homecoming king and queen set for 6:30 p.m. on Friday in Pioneer Stadium. Activities for homecoming week in Gentry include a powder puff football game in Pioneer Stadium at 1 p.m. today. Girls from the freshman, sophomore, junior and senior classes will face off on the gridiron, with their male counterparts doing the cheering and coaching. A homecoming pep rally is set for 10:30 a.m. Friday in Pioneer Stadium, with a rehearsal for the coronation ceremonies following at 11:30. The homecoming parade will line up at the high school at 12:30 p.m. Friday. The parade is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. and begin at the high school and end on Main Street in downtown Gentry. Continue Reading »

S G.M.C.H. Old Timers meet

WESTSIDE -- The gang of Old Timers from the Gravette Medical Center Hospital met at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10, at the Gallery Cafe in Decatur. Continue Reading »

S Granny's Simple Blessings craft fair Saturday

GRAVETTE -- Holly Wallace, owner of Granny's Simple Blessings at 408 Main Street N.W. in the west edge of Gravette, has announced she will host a craft fair at her shop this Saturday. The fair will feature 10 or more vendors selling items on the grounds, as well as a pumpkin patch and other special events. Continue Reading »

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S Maysville EH News

MAYSVILLE -- Eleven members and three guests met at the community building for the September Economic Homemakers Club meeting and noon meal. The meeting was called to order by Orpha Wardlaw. Jane Wilber welcomed everyone. Melinda Crawley led the group in singing "God Bless America," and Dianna Afuvai led the Pledge of Allegiance. Inspiration was given by Melinda, on the Harvest. Continue Reading »

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S Pickin' Time on 59, Fall Festival set for next week

GENTRY -- Pickin' Time on 59 is set to begin next week, Thursday, Oct. 8, and run through Saturday, Oct. 10, with yard and garage sales planned along Arkansas Highway 59 from Siloam Springs to the Missouri border. Many cities along the route are waiving usual yard and garage sale permit fees to encourage residents to take part in the annual event. Continue Reading »

S Available for Adoption from Gentry Animal Shelter

Squeaks, a border collie mix, is in the Gentry animal shelter and in need of a new home. Continue Reading »