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 Commission launches draft plan

ROGERS -- The public got its first glimpse at a draft of a nature-focused plan for Northwest Arkansas on Wednesday during a public launch of the draft of the NWA Open Space Plan. Continue Reading »

S Court building plans deemed inadequate

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County's circuit court judges agree two plans for a new courts' building in downtown Bentonville are inadequate and they cannot support either. The six judges sent a letter to the 15 justices of the peace and County Judge Bob Clinard detailing their concerns in areas ranging from safety and security to functionality and parking. The letter is signed by Robin Green, Brad Karren, Thomas E. Smith, John R. Scott, Xollie Duncan and Doug Schrantz. 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 »

S Police report domestic violence, drug arrests

GENTRY -- Police arrested Jerry Ball, 59, of Gentry, on Friday in connection with domestic battery in the second degree, a Class C felony alleged to have occurred late on Thursday. Continue Reading »

S Cleanup planned at Decatur Cemetery

DECATUR -- As part of the ongoing beautification project, the Decatur Cemetery Committee will hold a cleanup day Oct. 3 from 9 a.m. until dusk at the Decatur Cemetery on Roller Ave. Continue Reading »

S Obituaries

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S Total eclipse of supermoon provides rare show on Sunday

GENTRY -- Local residents, if they went outside on Sunday evening, got a rare view of a supermoon eclipse. The combination of a supermoon and a total eclipse has not occurred for 30 years and will not occur again for another 18 years. The total lunar eclipse covered the closer-than-usual face of the man in the moon for more than an hour. The supermoon is the result of the moon's elliptical orbit around the earth. Continue Reading »

S Parking deck a possibility for XNA

HIGHFILL -- Parking is tight at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport, and a parking garage to be built in the next few years might be the solution. Continue Reading »

S Senior Center Menus

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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 »

S Hometown Events

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S Decatur student faces fight against cancer

DECATUR -- It is a worst nightmare come true for parents to have a doctor tell them their child has cancer. They know a long and difficult fight lies ahead for their loved one. But this is the scenario facing one of Decatur's families. Continue Reading »