S Woman cited for shoplifting now also faces drug charges

GENTRY -- An Oct. 9 report of shoplifting a candy bar at the EZ-Mart store on West Main Street in Gentry led to drug charges as well. Continue Reading »

S Anderson wins tuition scholarship

GRAVETTE -- Claudia Anderson of Gravette was selected through a random drawing to be the winner of a 12-hour, fall 2015 tuition scholarship to Arkansas Tech University. She was selected during the 18th annual Tech Open House on Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center. Continue Reading »

S Prosecutors dismiss case against Judge Clinard

BENTONVILLE -- Prosecutors dismissed the public intoxication case against Benton County Judge Bob Clinard. Continue Reading »

S Pickin' Time on 59

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S Courthouse repairs advance n Walton Foundation to give $2.8 million grant

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace Tuesday embraced a $2.8 million grant to repair and renovate parts of the historic county courthouse. Continue Reading »

S Museum to get new addition

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S Ship Ahoy: Man builds realism into model boats

Bella Vistan captivated by meticulously building realism into model boats

BELLA VISTA -- Harvey Brown was around 10 years old when he stumbled across an ad in the newspaper for a model airplane kit. Continue Reading »

S PAWS recipients honored

GRAVETTE -- Brooklyn Carte of Sulphur Springs, Samantha Maberry of Bella Vista, Ethan Knox of Sulphur Springs, Caidence Carrell of Gravette, Joshua Lunsford of Gravette and Jacob Worley of Bella Vista were chosen as Glenn Duffy Elementary PAWS ("Pawsitive" and Wise Students) Students of the Month for October. They all received PAWS T-shirts sponsored by the Glenn Duffy Elementary PTO. Continue Reading »

S Hall consecrated as bishop

SALINAS, Calif. -- Archbishop Joseph A. Vellone, DD, announced on Monday the appointment and consecration of Rev. Bobby C. Hall, DD, as regionary auxiliary bishop of the North American Old Roman Catholic Church, Archdiocese of California. Continue Reading »

S Gravette Upper Elementary teachers receive Walmart reward cards

GRAVETTE -- Teachers at Gravette Upper Elementary School had an exciting staff meeting Oct. 15. Frankie Valdez, manager of the Gravette Gym, was on hand to offer all teachers a 30 percent off deal on gym membership, and they heard an informative presentation on gifted and talented students. Continue Reading »

S Rains dampen fall festival

GENTRY -- Though it rained and drizzled all the way up to the starting time for Sunday's fall festival, a break in the wet weather allowed the event to be held and many braved the soggy conditions and enjoyed the afternoon festival on Sunday. Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

The second annual Gravette Public Library fund-raising gala will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Cedaridge Event Center, 10889 Highway 72 W., in Bentonville. The event will feature a catered dinner, casino games, silent auction and a DJ. Dress is business/casual. Tickets are available for $25 per person or $160 for a table of eight and may be purchased at the Gravette library, Arvest Bank - Gravette and the Bank of Gravett or from any library commission member. For more information, contact Sally Shorter, 479-787-3338, or Kim Schneider, 479-787-8689. Continue Reading »

S Army Jazz Band to perform Oct. 27

BELLA VISTA -- The Jazz Ambassadors, the official touring big band of the United States Army, will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at the Arend Arts Center in Bentonville. Continue Reading »

S Springtown plans fall cleanup

SPRINGTOWN -- The town of Springtown will hold a fall cleanup and household waste collection event from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 18 (no material can be accepted after noon, so residents are urged to arrive no later than 11:30 a.m. Continue Reading »

S Obituaries

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