S Gentry Shining Stars

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S Taking Advantage of a Snow Day

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S Mayor explains grant withdrawal letter

SPRINGTOWN -- Arguing that the unanimous council vote in October only authorized but did not mandate the mayor to apply for a grant to fund a walking-trail project in Springtown, Preston Barrett, Springtown's new mayor, on Feb. 10, defended his action to withdraw the grant application submitted by Paul Lemke, Springtown's previous mayor. Continue Reading »

S Seniors celebrate Valentines

GRAVETTE -- Valentine's Day is sometimes called a day of hearts and flowers, and there were plenty of both decorating the Billy V. Hall Senior Center Friday night. About 50 people enjoyed the annual February potluck, and there was lots of love to warm the hearts of all despite the chilly night. Continue Reading »

S Gravette's chamber banquet draws much local support

GRAVETTE -- Pharmacists Ron Teasley, of Teasley Drug, and Ken Austin, of Austin Drug, were honored last Thursday night as Citizens of the Year at the annual Gravette Chamber of Commerce banquet. They were presented plaques in appreciation for their many contributions to the city of Gravette by Chamber treasurer Rickie Stark. Stark praised both Teasley and Austin for their willingness to always help with any project to enhance the city. Continue Reading »

S Obituaries

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S Committee recommends changes to proposed mobile vendor ordinance

GENTRY -- The economic development committee on Thursday reviewed a number of proposed changes to the ordinance regulating mobile food vendors in Gentry. Among suggestions was the removal of the $50 annual permit fee.... Continue Reading »

S Yes, I'm scared smart cars would be the death of me

Yes, I'm a little afraid about the breaking news that Apple is working on an iCar which will drive itself, following voice commands spoken by a passenger to Siri. Continue Reading »

S 'About Town' by Decatur Mayor Bob Tharp

February brings with it a hint of Spring on the way and longer days. Since February is being highlighted this year as "Library Month," we would like to encourage everyone to visit our library. Continue Reading »

S Senior Center Menus

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Area schools take snow days

WESTSIDE — Gentry Public Schools and Decatur Public Schools closed Monday, Feb. 16, due to inclement weather. Two to three inches of snow and ice fell overnight, leading to the decision to close area schools. The wintry mix was the first significant snow event of the winter for the area and the first to result in school closings. Continue Reading »