Hometown Events

"Simply Fun with Cooking" is the name of a special cooking seminar to be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the Gentry United Methodist Church. The cooking class, sponsored by the Gentry Senior Activity and Wellness Center, will feature chef Janet Covey Novotny. She will speak and demonstrate preparing a four-course meal. Registration for the seminar is $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Senior Center's meal program.... Continue Reading »

Signing up for Smart911 smart thing

WESTSIDE -- Smart911 is a program that allows Arkansans to create a profile that becomes available to emergency dispatchers should they call 911. The profile can include detailed information, such as what types of medications household members may take or where in the house young children may sleep, or simple contact information, such as who to track down in the event of an emergency. Continue Reading »

Lawrence Crowned Gentry Queen

Walter Dane escorted senior maid Bailey Bills during coronation ceremonies on Friday night at Gentry High School. Continue Reading »

Several Decatur cars, schools, and businesses pelted with eggs.

DECATUR -- Decatur police are looking into several incidents of vandalism that left several cars, schools and businesses covered with egg. Continue Reading »

Gravette Upper Elementary Second Quarter Honor Roll

Third Grade — A Honor Roll: Kyler Austin, Logan Bates, Holden Betz, Miranda Burney, Dylan Campbell, Fidel Carrillo, Ava Collins, Julia Crider, Acey Funk, Jacen Galyean, Skyler Hernandez, Spencer Hickman, Chloe Jordan, Anna Kedrowski, Hayden Kellhofer, Peyton Myers, Yesenia Ramirez, Dixie Randolph, John Owen Sanders.... Continue Reading »

Gentry Shining Stars

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Bella Vista mountain lion sightings 'unsubstantiated'

BELLA VISTA -- Three recent mountain lion sightings here are "unsubstantiated," said Keith Stephens, assistant chief of communications with the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission. Continue Reading »

Maysville News

We have had some nice weather this last week but a cool front is expected to move in for this week. Guess we knew that will happen. Is still January! Justin and Valerie Sappington and twin girls Abby and Lauren visited their grandparents, Jack and Sylvia Tucker, Sunday afternoon. Maysville E.H. Club members, remember this Thursday, Jan. 22, is the regular club day at the community building. Nikki Crawley is hostess for the lunch. She will also have the lesson.... Continue Reading »

Hunts are picking up at Bird Springs Resort

GRAVETTE -- As hunting seasons end in other states, quail and pheasant hunting are picking up in northwest Arkansas and guides in the area are getting busier. That's the word from Guy McKinzie, who books guided hunts for Bird Springs Resort southwest of Gravette. Hunters are looking for places to work their dogs and this 270-acre game preserve is a popular spot. Continue Reading »


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627 babies born at SSRH in 2014

SILOAM SPRINGS -- The year 2014 was a record breaker -- 627 babies were born at Siloam Springs Regional Hospital. Continue Reading »

Ring missing for 30 years returned

DECATUR -- It is always hard to lose a prized possession under any condition, be it storms, or floods, or theft. But, for one area resident, the loss of a beloved Decatur High School class ring was particularly hard to take. One beautiful summer day in 1980, Michael Rogers Furrow, a graduate of Decatur High School, was swimming in about 15 feet of water off the north end of Hickory Creek near Rogers when the unthinkable happened.... Continue Reading »

Do You Recognize God's Voice?

"Speak, LORD; for thy servant heareth" 1 Samuel 3:9 (Read 1-10) Continue Reading »


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