S Lions fall to Saints but come back for two more wins

GRAVETTE -- Though the Lions fell to Shiloh Christian on Thursday, the Gravette team came back from behind for wins against Farmington on Friday and Huntsville on April 13. The Lions struck first against the visiting Saints when Jackson Soule' doubled in the first and was moved to third and then home by a Brady Rolsma sacrifice and a Cody Fields grounder to the third baseman. And, when the Saints took the lead in the top of the second, Soule' made it home again in the third to tie things up after getting on with a single to left. Continue Reading »

S Gravette, the 'Heart of Hometown America'

On top of the hill, at the intersection of Arkansas Highways 59 and 72, is Gravette. A stone sign welcomes visitors. The north-south line of the Kansas City Southern Railroad also passes through the town. Gravette is the fastest growing town in Benton County — not in population, but in area. The community of Hiwasse and adjacent areas were annexed and became a part of Gravette two years ago. The addition of nearly 6,000 acres nearly tripled Gravette’s size. Continue Reading »

S Gentry: Small-town Friendliness, Big-town Offerings

With a population of nearly 3,400 — Gentry lies along Arkansas Highway 59 and the KCS Railroad line midway between Decatur and Siloam Springs. The town, once called Orchard City because of the apple orchards there in years gone by, is known for its small-town friendliness and its big-town offerings. Continue Reading »

S Gentry girls win two

GENTRY -- The Lady Pioneers lost to Prairie Grove last week but came back to pick up wins over Lincoln and Gravette. Continue Reading »

S Lady Lions win big against Huntsville

GRAVETTE -- The Lady Lions secured a huge win against Huntsville on April 14, with Lindsee LaBrecque leading her teammates with her bat and on the mound. Continue Reading »

S Decatur loses one, wins two

DECATUR -- It was a tough beginning to a new week for the Decatur Bulldog soccer team as players traveled south April 14 to take on the Danville Little Johns. Continue Reading »

S Gentry fares well in home track meet

GENTRY -- The Gentry Pioneers took second in men's and fourth in women's events at the Pioneer Relays held in Gentry on April 16. Decatur finished sixth in men's and ninth in women's. Gravette finished ninth and seventh in the track and field events. Continue Reading »

S Career preparation was focus of school board planning meeting in Gravette

GRAVETTE -- Strategic planning for career preparation facilities was the main focus of a recent Gravette school board planning meeting. Three guest speakers addressed the board during the evening: Senator Jim Hendren, Marshall Ney and Bob Robinson. Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

Farmers' Market Info Continue Reading »

S Maysville News

We have been getting some good rains this last week. It's sure making the grass grow. I'm sure the farmers are glad to be getting this rain on their hay fields. Continue Reading »

S Hiwasse News

Rabies clinic will be Monday, April 27, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Hiwasse Community Center. Continue Reading »

S Junior High Boys Track Team place first

DECATUR -- The Decatur junior and senior track team traveled to Oklahoma to participate in the Vinita Invitational Track Meet April 4. For the junior high boys' team, it was a day they will not soon forget. Continue Reading »

S Things could be better but they could be worse

I sure hate to have all this extra down time due to rain. I have been forced to leave the house and go to the coffee emporium, get out of my close relative's way -- underfoot as she calls it. I am sorry, I know I should be working on the place, doing something worthwhile. It has occurred to me that the male offspring are almost able to take on the duties, but who is out there to instruct? Continue Reading »

S Do you know the risen Jesus?

"Now by this we know that we know Him, if we keep His commandments. He who says, 'I know Him,' and does not keep His commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him. But whoever keeps His word, truly the love of God is perfected in him. By this we know that we are in Him. He who says he abides in Him ought himself also to walk just as He walked." 1 John 2:3-6 Continue Reading »

S Obituaries

Johnny Leroy Cox Continue Reading »

S Annual rabies clinics scheduled

WESTSIDE -- Annual rabies clinics are scheduled in Benton County during the week of Saturday, April 25, through Saturday, May 2, this year. Veterinarians will offer rabies vaccinations at a reduced rate during this week only. Continue Reading »

S Backyard Visitor

Photo by Randy Moll Continue Reading »

S Old hand press moved to new home

Photo by Susan Holland Continue Reading »

S Decatur Northside Elementary to celebrate 'All things U.S.A.'

DECATUR -- Decatur Northside Elementary will host a celebrations of "All things U.S.A." April 23 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Continue Reading »

S Gentry Shining Stars

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