S Hometown Events

The Gentry Senior Activity and Wellness Center is having a loaded baked potato dinner on Friday, Oct. 10, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Meals include a potato with choice of toppings, dessert and drink for a donation of $6 for adults and $3 for children under 6. The event is to support the senior meal program while enjoying lunch and time together. Call 736-0378 for more information. Continue Reading »

S Smith new lending officer for the Bank of Gravett

GRAVETTE -- The Bank of Gravett recently introduced James L. Smith of Bentonville as chief lending officer and market president of the Centerton/Bentonville area office. Continue Reading »

S Director attempts to justify personal use of DHA funds n Weston says she was using accrued vacation time

DECATUR -- Decatur Housing Authority's board of director's meeting was pretty routine on Thursday -- approving minutes, reviewing budgets and the like -- but what went on in the days prior to the public meeting was less than routine: DHA director Debbie Weston sent three letters to board members to explain why housing authority money was paid to individuals who did private work for her at her home, why an attorney was retained for her criminal case using housing authority funds without housing authority board approval and documenting minutes she says she sent to the city of Decatur with board appointments. Continue Reading »

S Empire District announces new rates for Arkansas customers

JOPLIN, MO -- The Empire District Electric Company announced Monday that the Arkansas Public Service Commission has granted a change in rates for its Arkansas electric customers. Continue Reading »

S Adding bird diverters

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S Choir clinic conducted in Gentry

GENTRY --The music coming from the auditorium at Gentry High School brought back sounds of ancient choirs in huge cathedrals and concert halls, but it was not a professional choir singing in the auditorium. It was a group of high school students from Gentry and other small schools in the area. Continue Reading »

S Ole Timers meet

The group at our last meeting of the G.M.C.H. Ole Timers was the biggest bunch of Ole Timers ever, 26 in all. Continue Reading »

S Maysville News

We are having nice fall weather even though we are in need of more rain. The weather report is we may get some this week. Continue Reading »

S Fall cleanup days set in Gravette, Hiwasse

Hiwasse fall cleanup set for Oct. 9

GRAVETTE -- The annual citywide fall cleanup is scheduled next week in both Gravette and Hiwasse. Continue Reading »

S Disc golf coming to Old Town Park

GRAVETTE -- Gravette City Council gave approval to install a nine-hole disc golf course in Old Town Park at their regular meeting last Thursday night. The vote was unanimous to go ahead with the project. Cost will be $3,975 installed with the nine goals and a practice target. Continue Reading »

S Gentry Shining Stars

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S Bulldogs announce homecoming court

DECATUR -- One of the most important times of the football season is homecoming, with its week-long celebration full of spirit, pageantry and pride. Continue Reading »

S Obituaries

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S Gentry School District's funding appeal denied n Plans to build new high school and replace current intermediate school campus remain on hold

LITTLE ROCK -- The state Facilities Review Board on Sept. 24 denied all appeals from seven school districts wanting approval for Partnership Program projects. Continue Reading »

S Millage loses in all precincts n Proposal to increase taxes and build school in Bella Vista loses district-wide

GRAVETTE -- The parent who led a campaign against the Gravette School District's recent tax proposal said she was pleased by the unity voters showed in last week's election. Continue Reading »