S More Than Just Routine

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S Middle school students qualify for choir

GENTRY -- Gentry Middle School students Jackson McAfee, Andrew Reynoso and Jonathan Brinkley qualified for the Northwest Arkansas junior high all-region choir in tryouts on Oct. 18. Continue Reading »

S Gentry High School students qualify for all-region choir

GENTRY -- Seven Gentry High School students qualified for the Northwest Arkansas all-region choir at tryouts held Oct. 4. Continue Reading »

S Retiring board president honored

GRAVETTE -- A reception was held preceding the Oct. 21 Gravette School Board meeting to honor retiring board member Danny Alsup. Continue Reading »

S Ground broken on safe room

DECATUR -- With the entire pre-kindergarten class serving as a back drop, the Decatur School District broke ground Oct. 16 on the long-awaited safe room at Northside Elementary School. Continue Reading »

S Obituaries

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S Reminder to Vote

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S Hometown Events

Gentry's annual quilt show has been set for Nov. 14 through 21 at the Gentry Public Library in the McKee Community Room. The show is sponsored by McKee Foods and entry forms will be available on the city and chamber of commerce websites: www.gentryarkansas.us and gentrychamber.com. More information is available by calling Janie Parks at 479-936-1498. Continue Reading »

S Crafts celebrating 50th anniversary

An open house in honor of Billy Craft and Sharon (Whitaker) Craft, who will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary, is set for 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2, at the Total Life Community Center, 13710 S. Highway 59, Siloam Springs. All friends and family members are invited. Continue Reading »

S Mayoral candidates offer answers n Candidates Byron Warren and Kurt Maddox speak to issues confronting city of Gravette

GRAVETTE -- Two names are on the ballot for the office of mayor in Gravette, incumbent mayor Byron Warren and challenger Kurt Maddox. In order to give voters a chance to hear their positions on a number of issues and gain a better understanding of their backgrounds and qualifications, both candidates were sent a questionnaire and asked to respond to each question in 50 words or less. Continue Reading »

S Miss Betty retires as library volunteer

There were a few teary eyes last Saturday as folks said farewell to a longtime Gravette Public Library volunteer. Library manager Kim Schneider, library staff members and Mayor Byron Warren were on hand to honor Betty Adams, who has volunteered faithfully for more than 30 years. Continue Reading »

S New restaurant offers choice in Gentry

For Gentry area residents, the Sunrise Cafe, located at 136 S. Gentry Blvd. in Gentry, offers another option for dining out at noon and in the evening. Though original plans for the cafe were to be open for breakfast and lunch, the owners, Chai Lee and Dao Thao, who moved to Gentry from the Tulsa (Okla.) area two years ago, saw the need for a Gentry restaurant which serves an evening meal and decided instead to operate their business from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Continue Reading »

S Arvest announces use of Apple Pay

WESTSIDE -- Arvest Bank has reached an agreement with Apple Inc., which will make the Apple Pay mobile wallet system available to Arvest customers, according to an Arvest release. Continue Reading »

S Road tax worries officials n Resolution would change apportionment

BENTON COUNTY -- County officials are worried by an Arkansas Municipal League resolution expressing the cities' wish to reap more revenue from county road taxes. Continue Reading »

S Lack of interest in ambulance issues causes concern

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials said Monday they are concerned by the lack of response to the town hall meetings the county has held on the rural ambulance revenue plans set for a vote Nov. 4. Continue Reading »