S Gravette resident combines love of trains and gardening

GRAVETTE -- Jeff Davis, of Gravette, has a model railroad in his backyard that would be the envy of most kids in town ... The garden railway in the Davis yard just south of the Baptist Church allows him to combine two of his favorite things, gardening and model trains. It consists of an elaborate layout including an entire miniature village inhabited by tiny figures, animals, vehicles and all the accessories to make the tiny town look authentic. Continue Reading »

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The annual Hiwasse Fall Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hiwasse Fire Station, 13860 Fire House Lane, with attractions for all ages. There will be music, inflatables and games to play. Hamburger meals including hamburgers, chips and a drink will be available for $5 with proceeds benefiting the Hiwasse Community Room. Local crafts and fresh veggies will also be sold. Free snow cones, cookies, cotton candy and bottled water will be available. A chili cookoff will be a feature of the event. Area cooks are invited to enter a pot of chili to be judged. To enter chili or reserve a spot for local crafts/fresh veggies call 479-721-2143. Booths must be set up by 10:30 a.m. Continue Reading »

S Tax appeals down Officials say 2014 quiet for property owners

BENTONVILLE -- County officials said 2014 was a quiet year for property owners who appealed to the Equalization Board. Continue Reading »

S County to seek bridge money

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials will seek federal money for two bridge projects with an estimated cost of $715,000. Continue Reading »

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S Clinard: Educate voters Ambulance plans at issue

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County Judge Bob Clinard returned to work Tuesday, and he criticized the county's justices of the peace for not doing enough to promote rural ambulance funding plans. Continue Reading »

S Hiwasse News

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S Barrett, called pig whisperer, wins big

DECATUR -- "First up, Lacy Barrett, Decatur FFA, with the grand champion market hog," the announcer proclaimed during the youth animal premium auction at the Benton County Fair on Aug. 16. Continue Reading »

S Gentry Shining Stars

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S Boat Dock Scuttled

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S 100 Years young

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S Obituaries

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S Maysville News

I was hoping for a rain this week and we got it. Sure was a good one. The grass is growing now and maybe will make the second cutting of hay the farmers need. Continue Reading »

S Arvest partners with local groups to feed the hungry

WESTSIDE -- Arvest Bank in Northwest Arkansas is partnering with 16 local organizations 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 Gravette School District seeks millage increase

GRAVETTE -- The School District would build an elementary school and add several classrooms at its high school if voters approve a 3.6-mill tax increase next week. Continue Reading »