S School survey deadline is tomorrow

GENTRY -- A new survey, which can be completed online or by filling out the card sent to all mailing addresses within the Gentry School District, to guide the school board in making decisions regarding future building projects for the school district is due tomorrow. The new survey removed the options receiving the least support in the last survey and seeks to further narrow choices for the school board so it can make a decision which reflects the wishes of school district patrons. Continue Reading »

S Maysville News

The weather was on the hot side last week. We got a good shower of rain on Saturday afternoon, another one late Sunday afternoon and one Monday. We can use the rain even though there are probably several farmers with their hay cut. Continue Reading »

S Weather

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S Police remind residents of Gentry fireworks law

GENTRY -- With the July 4th holiday coming up and fireworks going on sale in the area, Gentry Police Chief Keith Smith reminds residents of city law regarding the possession and use of fireworks within Gentry's corporate city limits. Continue Reading »

S Highfill chooses to leave community building where it sets

City hopes to restore building, leaving the possibility of moving the old school house for a later date

HIGHFILL -- The majority of Highfill's council meeting on June 9 was spent hearing thoughts and comments about whether the city's community building should be moved, and the consensus appeared to be to preserve and restore it in its present location. "I'd rather not see it burned down," said Gary Holland, Jr.; "the town's running out of history." Continue Reading »

S Springtown takes no action on annexation questions

Legality of meeting called into question

SPRINGTOWN -- No action was taken last week on a May motion to add to the June agenda discussion on the petition of several property owners to have their lands annexed into Springtown. Continue Reading »

S Obituaries

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S New Firetruck

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S Teachers, staff retire

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S Ozarks Community Hospital welcomes anesthetist

From Staff Reports — GRAVETTE — Ozarks Community Hospital of Gravette welcomed Kristi Kroona, a certified registered nurse anesthetist, to the medical staff this month. Kroona will be providing full-time anesthesia coverage for the OCH of Gravette surgery department. "Our surgery department is growing substantially, so a full-time anesthetist is a must," said communication manager Amanda Gittlein. Continue Reading »

S Truck overturns north of Gravette

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S Maddox property condemned

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S Local schools receive rewards for excellence

WESTSIDE — Arkansas state Sen. Jim Hendren presented checks to schools in Gentry and Gravette last week, rewarding schools that were in the top 10 and 20 percent of Arkansas schools with some additional education funds. In Gentry, the Gentry Middle School was awarded a check for $16,190.97 for being in the top 20 percent of Arkansas schools. In Gravette, checks were presented to Glenn Duffy Elementary in the amount of $36,540.70, to Gravette Upper Elementary in the amount of $35,238.14, and to Gravette Middle School in the amount of $41,134.51. The three Gravette schools ranked in the top 10 percent of Arkansas schools.... Continue Reading »

S Gravette Upper Elementary Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

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