S Hubbards to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday

DECATUR — Bob Hubbard and Wilma (Faddis) Hubbard, of Decatur, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 25, from 5 to 8 p.m., in the Decatur Community Building in Decatur. Friends and family are welcome and invited to stop by and say hello. No gifts, please. Bob and Wilma were married in Bentonville on June 23, 1966. Continue Reading »

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Events and Announcements for Gentry, Gravette and Decatur

Gentry Night July 13 at Arvest Ball Park - A Gentry Community Night has been set for July 13 at Arvest Ballpark. The Northwest Arkansas Naturals will play the Springfield Cardinals, with game time set at 7:05 p.m. A pregame ceremony will honor Gentry officials, volunteers, community members and the Gentry Pride 11U softball team. A community member will throw out the first pitch. Tickets purchased in advance of the game are $8, with half of the proceeds going to the Gentry Pride 11U softball team to help the team with expenses of going to the Softball World Series. Tickets purchased at the ball park will be full price and will not benefit the Gentry team. Advance tickets for individuals or groups are available from the Gentry Chamber of Commerce, 212 East Main Street, or by calling the Chamber at 479-736-2358 or 479-936-1498. Tickets are also available from Clay Stewart at 479-233-2233, or any Gentry Pride player or parent. ... Boozman Mobile Office - Senator John Boozman's Benton County mobile office will be set up from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Wednesday, June 22, at the Billy V. Hall Senior Activity Center, 1870 Limekiln Spur, in Gravette. The public is invited to come visit with Senator Boozman's staff during this walk-in event. Staff members will be available to help with any problems you may have involving any federal agency and listen to your input about legislative issues. For more information, contact Senator Boozman's office in Lowell, 479-725-0400. ... Open House at PD - An open house at the new Gentry Police Station, on East Third Street, is set from 2-5 p.m. on Thursday, June 23. A forum for Gentry businesses is set from 5:30 to 6 p.m.... Continue Reading »

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S Meek-Wells joined in marriage

Holly Paige Wells became the bride of Brandon Thomas Meek on Saturday, May 21, at the Lodge of the Bentonville Church of Christ in Bentonville. Bob Kirkley officiated at the double-ring ceremony. Parents of the bride are Richard and Carla Wells of Gravette. The groom is the son of Mike and Betsy Meek of Bella Vista. Dallas Steele of Joplin, Mo., was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Chloee Duncan of Gentry and Ashley Steenberger of Waco, Texas. Jeremy McGarrah of Fort Smith was best man. Groomsmen were Kelton McDougal of Russellville and Brett Meek, brother of the groom, of Denver, Colo. Isabella McKenzie, niece of the groom, of Bella Vista, was flower girl. Ushers were Scott McKenzie and William Robinson. Other members of the Wells party were Lacey Robinson and Lindsey Marrs.... Continue Reading »

S Dezurik graduates from Harding University

SEARCY — Dorie Dezurik, of Gentry, was one of more than 750 graduates who received a diploma at Harding University's commencement exercises on May 7. Dezurik received a master of science degree in professional school counseling. Graduates include students from the College of Allied Health, College of Arts and Humanities, College of Bible and Ministry, Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration, Cannon-Clary College of Education, Carr College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy and College of Sciences. Continue Reading »

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S Xitlali Estrada is enrolled in the Talent Search program at the University of Arkansas.

FAYETTEVILLE -- Xitlali Estrada from Gentry High School has been chosen to attend the 27th annual National Student Leadership Congress in Washington, DC. The Council for Opportunity in Education is holding the Congress June 11-16. Estrada is among 150 rising high school juniors and seniors selected from Upward Bound and Educational Talent Search programs to attend the Congress. Continue Reading »

S Wieneke graduates from William Woods University

FULTON, Mo. -- Elizabeth Wieneke, of Gravette, graduated with a master of education degree May 7 from William Woods University in Fulton, Mo. Continue Reading »

S Nichols earns a degree from Southern Arkansas University

MAGNOLIA -- Shyanne Nichols, of Gravette, was honored at the Southern Arkansas University spring commencement on May 6. She was a university studies major and graduated cum laude from the College of Liberal and Performing Arts with a bachelor of university studies degree. Continue Reading »