S Police remind motorists about cell phone use in school zones

GENTRY -- Police in Gentry are reminding drivers that any use of a cell phone -- unless it is by a hands-free mode -- in a school zone (or construction zone) is prohibited by state law and drivers can be cited. Continue Reading »

S Arvest Bank partners with the Genesis House to provide meals for local, hungry families

SILOAM SPRINGS -- Arvest Bank in Siloam Springs will be partnering with The Genesis House for the 1 Million Meals initiative, a two-month, bank-wide effort to provide one million meals or more to those in need. Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

Meet the Pioneers night will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, in Pioneer Stadium. The event, sponsored by the Pioneer Athletic Booster Club and Farm Bureau will begin with introductions at 7:05 p.m. Coaches and instructors will introduce the band, cheerleaders and athletic teams for the fall. Farm Bureau and the Booster Club will team up to offer hamburger dinners and all the fixings. Gentry Youth Organization soccer sign-ups are due Aug. 23 for Lil' Kickers (ages 2-4) and U6 through U14. Sign-up forms are available at Gentry EZ Mart, Gentry Public Library and ABC Daycare. They can also be printed from the GYO Facebook page. Continue Reading »

S Hiwasse News

A large crowd of their children, her sister and brothers, nieces, nephews and friends gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ward Carrier on Sunday for lunch and a family get-together. It was reported all had an enjoyable time. Continue Reading »

S Decatur library to sell science fiction books

DECATUR -- Decatur Public Library will have a book sale Aug. 25 through Aug. 29. Continue Reading »

S Obituaries

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S Petting a Goat

Ayden Armstrong, 3, pets a goat during the Benton County Fair on Saturday evening. Continue Reading »

S Primping before the auction

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S Youngest Fair Goer

One of the youngest area visitors at the Benton County Fair on Saturday was April Millsap, 5 months, with her mother Kristi. Continue Reading »

S Entertaining the Crowds

Kaylin Cripps and her band entertained those in attendance at the Benton County Fair on Saturday night. Continue Reading »

S Carnival lights up fairgrounds

The carnival lit up the night sky at the Benton County Fairgrounds on Saturday night. Continue Reading »

S Lions Club installs new officers

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S Schools Opened Monday

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S Lions prepare for season opener

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S New Pioneer Scoreboard

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