S Library offers DL program

DECATUR -- The Iva Jane Peek Library in Decatur announced Nov. 10 a new online driver's education program. Continue Reading »

S Two arrested in alcohol-related Gentry incidents

GENTRY -- Police arrested two men in Gentry for separate alcohol-related offenses. According to an affidavit of probable cause, police were called to the Gentry Motel at 11:15 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, because of a woman outside who was covered with blood. When they arrived, they found a woman crying and sitting in a chair with blood covering the left side of her face. Continue Reading »

S Hospitalized vet meets canine hero

GRAVETTE — Col. Mike Hansen, a veteran patient at Ozarks Community Hospital in Gravette, had a special visitor on Veterans Day this year when a canine hero, Layka, visited him in his hospital room. Layka is a Belgian Malinois which was the first military working dog to be honored by the 341st Training Squadron for her heroic actions while assigned to a U.S. Special Forces unit in Afghanistan. Continue Reading »

S Christmas parade set on December 6

GRAVETTE -- December is almost here and folks in Gravette are getting in the holiday spirit. Plans have been made for the annual Christmas parade to be held Saturday, Dec. 6, beginning at 6 p.m. Several floats are expected to appear in the parade, including one featuring jolly old Santa himself. Continue Reading »

S Council adopts comprehensive plan

GRAVETTE -- Members of the Gravette City Council passed a resolution at their meeting Thursday night adopting a new comprehensive plan for the city. The City of Gravette Comprehensive Plan 2014 supersedes all previous land use and master street plans and provides the basis for future land use and development of the city. Continue Reading »

S Hiwasse News

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Paul Hamilton have returned home after spending a few days helping their son, Koltun, move from Connecticut to Pensacola, Fla. Continue Reading »

S Conservation District Offers Scholarship

As part of a statewide education program, Benton County Conservation District is offering a $250 scholarship for a local high school student, according to Ronnie McGhee, chairman of the district. As well as receiving the district scholarship, the winner will be eligible to compete at both the area and state level. Continue Reading »

S Gravette Senior Center Menus

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S Queen chosen teacher of year

GENTRY -- Leah Queen, the third through fifth grade Gentry Intermediate physical education teacher, is the ArkAhperd 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year. Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

An informal weekly Bible research seminar called "The Truth Project" will begin at 7 p.m., Dec. 4, and continue through mid February at the In-Zone Restaurant in Gravette, at 106 First Ave., N.E. (one block north of Main Street on Arkansas Highway 59). Timothy Horton will facilitate the event. All are welcome. For more information, call Horton at 605-999-9321 ... First Baptist Church of Gentry will have its Christmas Tea on Dec. 6, at 9:30 a.m., in the fellowship hall. Ladies are invited to attend the event. Tickets are $3. All profits will go to Lottie Moon. Bring a teacup and start the holiday season on a positive note. For more information or to purchase tickets, call the church office at 479-736-2646 ... The Gravette United Methodist Church invites the public to join them in an Advent Bible study, beginning Sunday evening, Nov. 30. The study will focus on the birth of Jesus Christ through his mother's eyes and will continue on Sunday evenings through Dec. 21, with meetings from 6 to 7:30 each evening. There is a cost of $11 for the study book. Anyone interested should call the church, 787-5000, or email gravetteumc@gmail.org to reserve a copy. Continue Reading »

S Obituaries

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S Gravette teachers earn Performance Awards

GRAVETTE -- Dustin Morris, president of the Builders Club at Gravette High School, led the Pledge of the Allegiance to open the November meeting of the Gravette School Board. Continue Reading »

S Maysville News

We had a little cool time a week or so ago, then some rain which was needed. Sunday was a beautiful fall day. Look out when winter begins. Patti King of Lowell spent a couple of days and nights with her parents, Jack and Sylvia Tucker, which they all enjoyed. Continue Reading »

S Community Christmas Card

The 2014 Community Christmas Card campaign sponsored by NWA Media is under way. Continue Reading »

S Purple pumpkins raise awareness of epilepsy

GRAVETTE -- It's not uncommon to see bright orange pumpkins decorating homes, businesses and schools this time of year. But seeing a purple pumpkin is just a bit unusual. Thanks to Jaymey Boston, counselor at Gravette Upper Elementary School, however, purple pumpkins have also been spotted all over town. Continue Reading »