Hometown Events

"Simply Fun with Cooking" is the name of a special cooking seminar to be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the Gentry United Methodist Church. The cooking class, sponsored by the Gentry Senior Activity and Wellness Center, will feature chef Janet Covey Novotny. She will speak and demonstrate preparing a four-course meal. Registration for the seminar is $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Senior Center's meal program.... Continue Reading »

Signing up for Smart911 smart thing

WESTSIDE -- Smart911 is a program that allows Arkansans to create a profile that becomes available to emergency dispatchers should they call 911. The profile can include detailed information, such as what types of medications household members may take or where in the house young children may sleep, or simple contact information, such as who to track down in the event of an emergency. Continue Reading »

Bulldogs maul Highlanders, take conference lead

DECATUR -- For the Decatur Bulldogs, the game against the Eureka Springs Highlanders was their chance to either continue an undefeated conference season or fall to second place behind the Highlanders. In a bizarre twist only indicative of a Bulldog-Highlander game, the contest began with Bulldog captain Mario Urquidi walking over to the free-throw line and shooting three technical-foul shots ... The Bulldogs jumped out front early and, with momentum favoring the home team, Decatur managed a 12 to 2 lead by the end of the first quarter. Continue Reading »

Lawrence Crowned Gentry Queen

Walter Dane escorted senior maid Bailey Bills during coronation ceremonies on Friday night at Gentry High School. Continue Reading »

City Lake is a jewel which needs to be preserved

People might not think a small lake nestled so close to urban growth could be so important to native and migratory wildlife, but Siloam Springs City Lake is certainly an example of one such lake which plays a key role in providing habitat and protection to a wide variety of wildlife and some which has been threatened and endangered. And what better place for those who love to view wildlife or photograph natural scenes and wildlife than City Lake, so close to home whether a resident of Siloam or Gentry! Continue Reading »

Missing my close relative is a good thing

The pond was frozen but the water pipes were still in good shape this morning. I was amazed that we did not have any frozen pipes this last week and all still seem to be working today. Continue Reading »

Several Decatur cars, schools, and businesses pelted with eggs.

DECATUR -- Decatur police are looking into several incidents of vandalism that left several cars, schools and businesses covered with egg. Continue Reading »

Gentry Shining Stars

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Bella Vista mountain lion sightings 'unsubstantiated'

BELLA VISTA -- Three recent mountain lion sightings here are "unsubstantiated," said Keith Stephens, assistant chief of communications with the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission. Continue Reading »

Losing weight? Take it slow

With the new year just beginning, many people are working on their resolutions and weight loss is one of the top goals. However, when people don't see immediate results -- sometimes they get discouraged. Continue Reading »

Why is it important to have health insurance?

As part of the Affordable Care Act, most U.S. citizens were required to have health insurance beginning in 2014. In 2015, there is a penalty if you're not excluded for a particular reason. Siloam Springs Regional Hospital would like to let you know why health insurance is so important. Continue Reading »

Hunts are picking up at Bird Springs Resort

GRAVETTE -- As hunting seasons end in other states, quail and pheasant hunting are picking up in northwest Arkansas and guides in the area are getting busier. That's the word from Guy McKinzie, who books guided hunts for Bird Springs Resort southwest of Gravette. Hunters are looking for places to work their dogs and this 270-acre game preserve is a popular spot. Continue Reading »


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627 babies born at SSRH in 2014

SILOAM SPRINGS -- The year 2014 was a record breaker -- 627 babies were born at Siloam Springs Regional Hospital. Continue Reading »

Do You Recognize God's Voice?

"Speak, LORD; for thy servant heareth" 1 Samuel 3:9 (Read 1-10) Continue Reading »


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What does God say about children and life?

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Hiwasse News

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Maddie Foster crowned homecoming queen

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