S Pioneers fall to Pirates after 15-0 first half

The Pirates erased a 15-0 halftime deficit and dominated the fourth quarter to claim a 24-15 win over Gentry in nonconference football at Pioneer Stadium. Continue Reading »

S Decatur fails to win at Mountainburg

The Decatur Bulldogs faced an uphill climb Friday when they traveled south to take on the Dragons of Mountainburg. Decatur was without the services of veteran quarterback Victor Urquidi. The job of leading the Bulldogs down the field fell to sophomore Leng Lee. Continue Reading »

S Hiwasse holds annual Fall Festival

HIWASSE -- The third annual Hiwasse Fall Festival was held Saturday, Sept. 20, and the weather was perfect for the event. Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

A coffee with the congressman event with Representative Steve Womack will be held in the McKee Community Room of the Gentry Public Library, 105 E. Main Street, Gentry, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9. All are welcome. Continue Reading »

S Boys and Girls Club kicks off 'Guardian Angel Program' campaign

GRAVETTE -- Boys and Girls Club of Western Benton County kicks off its "Guardian Angel Program" or GAP campaign. Continue Reading »

S Decatur Schools reports to public

DECATUR -- The Decatur School District released its 2014 Report to the Public during the monthly school board meeting Sept. 15. This is the first report card for the district compiled by new superintendent Jeff Gravette. Continue Reading »

S Budget cut talks could hurt morale

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace were cautioned Thursday about the negative consequences of some of their suggestions about cutting the budget. Continue Reading »

S Powder-puff Football

Amanda Brenes attempts to escape a senior defender as she carries the ball for the junior class during powder-puff play Sept. 17 in Pioneer Stadium at Gentry High School. Continue Reading »

S Millage increase fails in Gravette n Cripps re-elected in Gentry

WESTSIDE -- A tax increase in the Gravette School District was overwhelmingly defeated in the Sept. 16 school board election, with almost 87 percent of voters saying no to the measure. The millage increase was defeated, 2,367 to 359. Continue Reading »

S Gentry's fall music festival set for afternoon of Oct. 12 in city park

GENTRY -- The Gentry Fall Music Festival is set for 12 noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 12, in the Gentry City Park. Continue Reading »

S ambulance plans gain support Two county proposals on Nov. 4 election ballot

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials got down to the basics Saturday on plans to pay for rural ambulance service. Continue Reading »

S Fall is here, and there's much to do!

It's official! Fall is here and with the change in seasons there's been a change in the weather. Continue Reading »

S Cure for 'versus' is to vote!

Have you caught it? You haven't? I find that hard to believe since we've been exposed to so much of it recently. Continue Reading »

S Member of the Band

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S Gentry falls to Prairie Grove

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S Gravette girls defeat Huntsville but fall to Shiloh

GRAVETTE -- The Lady Lions were defeated by the Shiloh Christian Lady Saints in Springdale Thursday in three sets: 15-25, 14-25 and 15-25. Continue Reading »

S Cardinal Pawn expands again

GRAVETTE -- Business is booming at Cardinal Corner Pawn Shop in Gravette, and that has prompted owner Danny White to expand his quarters for the second time in less than three years. Continue Reading »

S What makes us clean or unclean in God's eyes?

"For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness: all these evil things come from within, and defile the man." Mark 7:21-23 (Read Mark 7:1-23) Continue Reading »

S Obituaries

Lucia 'Chia' Greer Continue Reading »

S Lions shred Jay Bulldogs

GRAVETTE -- The Lions will begin their season with a big win behind them to bolster their confidence after soundly defeating Jay (Okla.) High School, 41 to 7, at Jay on Friday. Continue Reading »


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