S Police arrest pair at hair salon with drugs and shotgun

GENTRY-- Police arrested Bobby Wilmoth, 60, of Gravette, and Sarah Durling, 29, of Siloam Springs, after receiving two calls of a suspicious man and woman at a hair salon on Gentry Blvd., on Dec. 10. According to an affidavit of probable cause, Gentry police received calls just after noon from a neighboring business saying that a woman who appeared to be intoxicated entered Salon Revelations, "mumbling words that didn't make any sense," while the man drove a vehicle around to the back of the building and waited. When the woman came out of the business, they both left, according to the affidavit. Continue Reading »

S 73 years and counting

GENTRY -- A Gentry couple reached a milestone Friday that few ever reach, their 73rd wedding anniversary. Loren and Doris Davis of Gentry were married in Sayer, Okla., on Dec. 12, 1941. Though they had planned to marry, the Pearl Harbor attack on Dec. 7 moved things up. Loren, 96, and Doris, 93, were honored Friday at the Flint Creek Apartments, where they now live. Continue Reading »

S Community Christmas Card

The 2014 Community Christmas Card campaign sponsored by NWA Media held $11,529 in contributions as of Monday. All donations go to help students in schools in Benton, Madison and Washington counties in Arkansas and in McDonald County, Mo. Donors can designate which school district receives their money. Individuals may deliver tax-deductible donations to any NWA Media office, including daily and weekly publications, until 5 p.m. Dec. 22. Continue Reading »

S Gravette PD search warrant yields bomb scare and drug arrest

GRAVETTE -- A Gravette man was arrested Friday after officers conducted a search of his home and found drug paraphernalia and suspicious devices. Police reportedly saw what they believed to be pipe bombs inside the home but found the devices were not explosives ... The bomb squad from Bentonville Police Department was called in to assist and arrived about noon. They removed the devices from the home using robotics and examined them. X-ray photos showed small round pellets inside, but no means of igniting or detonating them. Breaking into the pipes revealed lead shot but no propellant or explosive. Continue Reading »

S Gentry bands put on concert Thursday

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S Employees, volunteers honored

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S Council members hear citizens, review 2015 budget

GRAVETTE -- Members of the Gravette City Council heard from a concerned citizen preceding their one-hour Committee of the Whole meeting Thursday night. Continue Reading »

S Gentry Shining Stars

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S Health Inspections

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S Senior Center Menus

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S Gentry staff certified in Google apps

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S Letters to Santa

The following letters are from Brandy Cordeiro's second grade class at Gentry Primary School: Continue Reading »

S Decatur Christmas Festival proves fun for all ages

DECATUR -- The streets of downtown Decatur were filled with children of all ages Dec. 12, eagerly awaiting the arrival of the jolly old elf, Santa Claus. Claus and his beautiful wife, Mrs. Claus, slipped in under cover of darkness to participate in the Decatur Chamber of Commerce annual Christmas Festival parade. Continue Reading »

S Christmas parade bigger and better

GENTRY -- With an outstanding combination of theme, lights and music, the Gentry Library and Friends won the Champion award at the Gentry Chamber of Commerce Christmas parade Saturday evening. The float, that depicted "Gentry Merchantile," was representative of the Gentry Library with lights and Christmas songs by Elvis. Continue Reading »

S Obituaries

Troy Alvin Burnett, 81, died Nov. 17, 2014, in Tulsa, Okla. He was born Sept. 13, 1933, in Witter, to Floyd and Ethel Burnett. He attended school in Gravette. He served in the U.S. Army in Mannheim, Germany, from December of 1953 through 1955. Continue Reading »