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— Gentry’s Fall Festival is scheduled this Saturday.

“We have just added a couple of new events. One will be showing the Razorback football game on aTV in the park,” said Bev Saunders, Gentry Chamber of Commerce/Main Street director. “Another fun event will be the hot wing eating contest between 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.We’re working it into our schedule so we’re not sure.

All-day events will include a softball tournament, a car show, inflatables, games, arts and crafts booths, wagon rides, camel rides and a pumpkin painting patch.

Miss and Miss Oktoberfest pageants will be held in the Gentry High School Auditorium all day.

Scheduled are:

Noon: Tug a Fire Truck. 1 p.m.: A car burnout contest. 2 p.m.: Turning Point Fellowship Praise andWorship. 3 p.m.: Sky divers and talent show. 4 p.m.: Tug a Fire Truck finals and car show winners announced. 4:30 p.m.: Meagan White in concert. 5 p.m.: Sky divers. 5:30 p.m.: Kyla Horton in concert. 7 p.m.: Blast From the Past in concert. Sulphur Annexation Election Next Tuesday

Voters in Sulphur Springs will go to the polls next Tuesday, October 13 to vote on an annexation question that would add three parcels to the city limits.

Polls at City Hall will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Mule Jump Is Saturday At Pea Ridge

The annual Mule Jump at Pea Ridge will be held Saturday, October 10, on the groundsatthePeaRidgeHigh School.

This is the twentieth anniversary for the jump which has gained national interest and has been expanded to include craft booths, food vendors, antique cars, trucks and tractors. There will also be a 5K run which begins at 7:30 a.m.

The competitive events will include halter class, barrel and flag races, pole bending, a stick mule event for children, hog calling and, of course, mule jumping.

Taste Of Home Cooking School Coming To Siloam

The Siloam Springs Herald-Leader and Arkansas Democrat-Gazette will present a Taste of Home Cooking School in Siloam Springs Saturday, November 14. The event is co-sponsored by Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital.

The announcement marks the return of Taste of Home to Siloam Springs after an absence of seven years. The last Taste of Home Cooking School in Siloam Springs took place in 2002.

“We’re really happy to be bringing this event back to Siloam Springs,” Herald-Leader publisher John Dilmore said. “It was popular in the past and, moving forward, we think it can become a signature event for our community, as well as other communities in western Benton County and eastern Oklahoma.

“Taste of Home puts on cooking schools elsewhere in the region but now our area once again has a show of its own.”

The goal is to make the Siloam Springs Taste of Home Cooking School an annual event, Dilmore said. Tickets for the 2009 Siloam Springs show will be $10 and will go on sale in mid-October.

More details will be announced in the coming weeks.

Lunch Menus

Week of October 12 - 16

Breakfast Pre-K - 12th Monday: Pancake pods, milk, fruit juice. Tuesday: Breakfast pizza, milk, fruit juice. Wednesday: Biscuit & gravy, sausage patty, milk, fruit juice. Thursday: Scrambled eggs, sausage, toast, milk, fruit juice. Friday: No School, Teacher In-Service.

Lunch Pre-K - 12th Monday: Mini corn dogs w/mustard, baked beans, raw veggie strips w/ranch dressing, rosy applesauce, milk.

Tuesday: Baked ham, mac & cheese, seasoned green beans, cornbread, peach cobbler.

Wednesday: Spaghetti w/meat sauce, garden salad w/ranch dressing, roll, assorted Jell-O, milk.

Thursday: Sloppy joe on a bun, cole slaw w/pickle spear, fruit cup, oatmeal raisin cookie, milk.

Friday: No School, Teacher In-Service.

News, Pages 9 on 10/07/2009

Print Headline: Gentry Fall Festival Scheduled Saturday

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