S Police investigating theft of pistol

GENTRY — Police in Gentry are investigating the theft of a Colt .22 caliber pistol from a pickup truck in the 1000 block of West Main Street in Gentry between Feb. 10 and 12. According to police reports, the victim discovered the theft of the pistol and two loaded magazines when he entered his truck on the morning of Feb. 12. Continue Reading »

S Tailwaggers helps find animals new homes and goes to great lengths to do so

WESTSIDE -- Tailwaggers, a local animal rescue non-profit organization in Siloam Springs which works with animal shelters in Gentry, Decatur, Gravette, Siloam Springs, West Siloam Springs and other agencies, goes to great lengths to find homes for dogs and cats, sometimes going to the added expense of transferring animals hundreds of miles to other animal rescue groups around the nation rather than seeing animals euthanized. Continue Reading »

S Investigation of school-shooting rumors leads to arrest

GENTRY — Police in Gentry, on Monday, arrested a 16-year-old male Gentry High School student in connection with terroristic threatening in the first degree, a Class D felony, according to a Monday police department news release. Continue Reading »

S Benton County judge holds town meeting in Decatur

DECATUR — Benton County officials faced just a handful of questions Monday at the third in a series of town hall meetings held across the county. "I'm stumped," County Judge Barry Moehring said after fielding just one question, and that question being one raised at both previous town hall meetings. "This has never happened before." Continue Reading »

S Ground broken for new human foosball court

GRAVETTE -- Members of the Gravette Lions Club gathered at Pop Allum Park Saturday morning, March 3, to break ground for the city's new human foosball court. Mayor Kurt Maddox was present and helped man the shovel to turn the first earth. Continue Reading »

S Senior Center menus

Week of March 12-16 Continue Reading »

S NWA Cattlemen and Cattlewomen to hold annual pie auction

WESTSIDE -- Members of the Northwest Arkansas Cattlemen and Cattlewomen clubs are finalizing plans for their annual pie auction. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, at the Maysville Community Building. Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

Storm spotter training on March 14 Continue Reading »

S Lady Lions given warm send-off

GRAVETTE -- The weather was cool and rainy Wednesday, Feb. 28, but there was plenty of warmth surrounding the Gravette Lady Lions as they departed on their journey to the state basketball tournament. Taos Jones, the assistant principal at Gravette High School, planned and organized a send-off for the team. Students at Gravette schools, local business owners and Gravette citizens all joined in to show their support for the girls and cheer them on as they departed for the competition. Continue Reading »