S Gravette UMC announces upcoming services, classes

Eric Meyer, pastor of the Gravette United Methodist Church, has announced that the church, located at 202 Akron Street, N.E., has several activities planned in the next few months. The congregation invites the public to join them as they begin an Advent Bible study on Sunday evening, Nov. 30. The study will focus on the birth of Jesus through his mother's eyes and will continue on Sunday evenings through Dec. 21, with meetings from 6 to 7:30 each evening. Continue Reading »

S Weekly Devotion

"Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me." Mark 10:21 (Read all of Mark 10:17-31) ... How many of us are willing to sell all that we have, give the money to the poor and take up the cross of suffering to follow Jesus? Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

Gentry Lodge #222 will be again hosting its annual Scholarship Fund Chili Supper with homemade desserts on Friday, Nov. 21. Chili will be served from 5 until 8 p.m., with all proceeds going toward the Gentry High School Scholarship Program. The lodge is located at 1469 Gentry Blvd., one block north of the Arkansas Highways 12 and 59 intersection, on the east side ... Sulphur Springs Special Events Committee members will present their 10th annual "Dessert Auction" Sunday, Nov. 23, at 3 p.m., in the Shiloh Conference Center. Proceeds go to pay the cost of holiday food baskets for local families in Gravette, Sulphur Springs and the surrounding area. Dwayne Craig will be the auctioneer. Continue Reading »

S Cox announces resignation from Springtown position, effective midnight Dec. 31

SPRINGTOWN -- Jan Cox, treasurer and recorder for the town of Springtown, announced her resignation from the post, effective at the close of 2014, at the town's Nov. 14 council meeting, according to draft minutes. Continue Reading »

S Highfill council hears contract offer for water tank maintenance

HIGHFILL -- Council members at Highfill's Nov. 11 meeting heard a presentation by Brian Woodring of Utility Service Co., a company which services water tanks around the country and is used by Gravette, Decatur, Bentonville and Centerton. The council is considering using the company to service its water tank. Continue Reading »

S Decatur city council passes parking and camping restrictions

DECATUR -- The Decatur City Council met Nov. 10 and passed two ordinances that would limit parking on Main Street and Roller Avenue and prohibit camping in any Decatur park. Both were passed on the third reading and go into effect immediately. Continue Reading »

S Committee of the whole discusses comprehensive plan for city

GRAVETTE -- Last Thursday's City Council Committee of the Whole meeting lasted only about an hour but numerous issues were discussed. On the water billing late charge, Mayor Byron Warren said late notices would still be mailed on the 25th day of the month but a penalty would not be assessed until after the 3rd of the next month. Continue Reading »

S Senior Center Menus

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S G.M.C.H. Ole Timers Enjoy Lunch

The Ole Timers from Gravette Medical Center Hospital met Wednesday, Nov. 5, at The Gallery Cafe in Decatur for lunch. We always have a good time of visiting with old friends. Continue Reading »

S Maysville News

Well, the weather report Sunday was sort of confusing. They kept saying snow will be here this afternoon or maybe tomorrow. It turned out to be right for Sunday afternoon. Continue Reading »

S Hiwasse News

We've had a touch of winter this week with the sleet on Saturday and snow on Sunday. Continue Reading »

S Wills-Bryant wed

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S County officials certify election results

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County election officials finished counting ballots Friday and certified the results of the Nov. 4 general election with no changes in election day outcomes. Continue Reading »

S Gentry Primary School Shining Stars

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S Shining Stars at Gentry Intermediate School

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S Children Benefit From Christmas Card Campaign

Something as simple as a new pair of shoes can significantly boost a student's odds of success in school. Other students might need medication, school supplies, a warm coat or a pair of glasses. Continue Reading »

S Decatur City Council reappoints Decatur Housing Authority commissioners

DECATUR -- The Decatur City Council, during the Nov. 10 regular meeting, approved the appointments of four people whose names were submitted by the Decatur Housing Authority. Continue Reading »

S Hollaway promoted to branch manger at Arvest Bank in Gentry

GENTRY -- Arvest Bank in Siloam Springs announced that Kristi Hollaway accepted a promotion to branch manager of the Gentry location. She will report to Chari Hillenburg, branch administrator for Arvest Bank in Siloam Springs. Continue Reading »

S Obituaries

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S A Little Doctrine for My Kids Continued

What is prayer? Continue Reading »


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