S What if Martin Luther was alive today....

On Friday, Oct. 31, many Christians celebrate the anniversary of the Reformation. It was on All Hallows' Eve, the eve of All Saints' Day, in the year 1517, when a German monk and university professor named Martin Luther nailed 95 theses for debate on the door (the bulletin board of the day) of the Castle Church in Wittenberg. These statements for debate, which challenged the sale of indulgences and the authority of the Roman papacy to establish doctrine and practice contrary to the Holy Scriptures, sparked the Lutheran Reformation and reformation movements in other European lands ... My question, however, is this: What would happen if Martin Luther were alive today? Continue Reading »

S Decatur Bulldogs post another loss n Seventh grade team beats Hector Wildcats, 6-0

DECATUR -- The Decatur Bulldogs made a long three and a half hour trip to central Arkansas to take on the Hector Wildcats, the number four team in the state. The Wildcats were undefeated in conference play and number one in the league. From the start, the Bulldogs struggled against a team that was bigger, stronger and more aggressive. The first half was dominated by the Wildcats and they held the Bulldogs scoreless. Hector racked up 19 points in the first quarter and 20 points in the second to take a commanding lead into the locker room at the half, 39 to 0. The second half was a different story. The Bulldogs managed to hold the Wildcats scoreless throughout the third and fourth quarters.... Continue Reading »

S The solar eclipse became visible in Gentry at sunset

GENTRY -- Thursday's solar eclipse provided a near-perfect opportunity to view such an event when the sun and moon dropped below the clouds just before sunset. Continue Reading »

S Season ends for Gentry, Gravette

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S Junior Pioneers lose quarter-back, game at Prairie Grove

PRAIRIE GROVE -- Prairie Grove scored 24 points off three Gentry turnovers to offset a 12:06 to 5:54 first-half time of possession differential in beating the junior Pioneers, 30-0, on Thursday. Continue Reading »

S Decatur High announces first quarter honor roll

DECATUR -- Decatur High School announced the first quarter honor roll for the 2014-15 school year. The honor roll consists of two categories, all A's and AB. Continue Reading »

S Schools await letter grades n Northwest Arkansas schools performance to be evaluated

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS -- Schools in Northwest Arkansas will receive A to F grades in about a month to tell parents and patrons about a school's performance last year. Continue Reading »

S Addition approved for Gravette Historical Museum

GRAVETTE -- City council passed two resolutions at its Oct. 23 meeting, one authorizing the adoption of a police department policy manual and the other setting the rate of taxation at 5 mills on assessed value of real and personal property. Continue Reading »

S A little doctrine continued

What is the Gospel? Continue Reading »

S Annexation issue to be on Gentry's ballot next week

GENTRY -- Annexation will be on the November ballot for Gentry residents and for those living in several areas just outside current city limits. Continue Reading »

S Airport sets rates n Carriers declined to sign new leases

HIGHFILL -- Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport officials set rates and charges for airlines last Wednesday after the carriers declined to sign new leases. Continue Reading »

S Change is good for the world, just not for my world

It is a pleasure to go out the back door and face a day of mid-70's weather and the grass is still green and growing. A feller that has that is a man with much. I know we have days ahead that will not be as nice, or as warm, or as easy to stand, but today was a good one! Continue Reading »

S Disappointed with lack of information on sales tax measure

Editor, Continue Reading »

S Halloween events set for Friday night

GENTRY -- Once again the ghosts and goblins will make their appearance on Gentry's Main Street and go from business to business to show off their colorful costumes and receive treats. Continue Reading »

S Board hears suggestions to improve Gentry test scores

GENTRY -- School board members, at their Oct. 21 meeting, heard a list of recommendations from Cheryl Braun, unsuccessful candidate for the at-large school board seat in the September school board election. Continue Reading »

S Mayor speaks in support of Gentry tax measure

Editor, Continue Reading »

S Sheriff will delegate authority

BENTON COUNTY -- Benton County Sheriff Kelley Cradduck will delegate day-to-day decisions to his chief deputy, it was announced Friday. Continue Reading »

S County sees transit growth Official tells quorum court service reports 4,671 trips in county

BENTONVILLE -- Public transit is growing in Benton County with ridership up by 83 percent, county officials were told Thursday. Continue Reading »

S The Sun ... . and Native Son

Mother Nature seemed to enjoy toying with us last Thursday; not that she doesn't all the time, but I reference the touted solar eclipse that was visible for Eagle Observer area readers. At least it was supposed to be visible. I can't remember the last time we had a solar eclipse that could be observed locally. Somewhere I read the year was 1994. Continue Reading »

S Letter to the Editor

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