S Hometown Events

Gentry Senior Activity and Wellness Center is having a bake and yard sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, April 17, at the center. Proceeds will be used to support the senior meal program. Cemetery Cleanup — Falling Springs Cemetery will hold its annual clean up day at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 18. Patrons of the cemetery are asked to bring tools and come help. A board meeting will follow the cleanup ... The annual Daniel Cemetery cleanup day is set for 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 18 ... The second annual Lahoma Kay Roberts Memorial Gospel Singing Jamboree is set for Saturday, April 25, at Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs.... Continue Reading »

S Lady Pioneers lose two at home

GENTRY -- The Lady Pioneers jumped to an early lead against the Bentonville Lady Tigers on Friday, scoring four runs in the bottom of the first, but they couldn't stop Bentonville from coming back and taking the victory. Continue Reading »

S Ellis leading Pioneers in golds

SILOAM SPRINGS -- Though not his best throws of the season, Zach Ellis, Gentry senior, took the gold in shot and discus at the Siloam Springs track meet on Thursday. Continue Reading »

S Lions overpower Bobcats but fall to Blackhawks

GRAVETTE -- The Lions made short work of the Berryville Bobcats on Thursday, scoring 11 runs in the six-inning game and holding Berryville to a single run in the team's last at bat. Gravette started things off in the bottom of the second when Mathew Stelting hit a hard ground ball to left field and made it to second, Brady Rolsma was hit by a pitch and Jace Russ singled with a grounder to third, drawing an error and allowing Stelting and Rolsma to make it home.... Continue Reading »

S Gentry Shining Stars

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S Gravette approves bid for new sidewalks

GRAVETTE -- In a special council meeting preceding last Thursday's Committee of the Whole meeting, council members voted unanimously to approve a bid for construction of new sidewalks. The bid of $66,985 from Diamond State Concrete will fund a sidewalk from the former Marvin's Grocery location south to Walmart on the east side of Arkansas Highway 59. Arvest Bank has pledged $10,000 to help pay for the project. Continue Reading »

S Maysville News

We are having nice spring weather with some good rain which is always welcome. Lawn mowers are sure busy. I had my yard mowed Saturday and it sure did need it. Continue Reading »

S Hiwasse News

People, do your mail carrier a big favor! Check your boxes and areas for wasps and nests. If you find signs of them, spray them. Also flowers may look pretty around your mail boxes but they attract bees and some of our carriers are highly allergic to wasp and bee stings. Continue Reading »

S Car show held in Gentry on Saturday

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S Tornado siren tests, cleanup planned

DECATUR -- The city of Decatur is planning several events over the next few weeks in an effort to keep the community a clean and safe place to live. Continue Reading »

S Senior Center Menus

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S April is always such a beautiful time in the Ozarks

April is always such a beautiful time in the Ozarks. The rolling hills are dotted with blooming redbud trees, the grass is greening up and growing taller and taller and the temperatures are much milder. The golden forsythia bushes were joined this month with blossoming japonica and flowering almond as Mother Nature put on quite a show. Now that we have reached mid-month, the lovely foliage of the peonies has emerged and the early purple iris out by the cellar are beginning to bloom. In only a few days we will have another explosion of color and fragrance. Continue Reading »

S Gravette HOSA club plans spaghetti supper, bingo night

GRAVETTE -- Members of Gravette's HOSA club announced they will host their annual spaghetti supper and bingo night on Tuesday, April 28, at the Gravette High School cafeteria. Continue Reading »

S Letter to the Editor

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S I'm putting the crunch back into dieting

This business of trying to lose a few pounds is for the birds, figuratively speaking, that is. As the years have piled up so has the poundage and the resulting problem of keeping those extra inches around the waist under control. Continue Reading »

S Springtown to use county inspector

SPRINGTOWN -- The town council, at the regular March meeting, approved drawing up a contract to use the county for its building inspection work rather than hire its own inspector. The action came after a recommendation from the town's inspector and a presentation by the county's inspector, according to unapproved draft minutes of the March 10 meeting. Continue Reading »

S Gentry wins on soccer field

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S Gentry boys outscore Lead Hill

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S Mendoza signs with Ecclesia

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S Gospel jamboree planned

SULPHUR SPRINGS -- The second annual Lahoma Kay Roberts Memorial Gospel Singing Jamboree is set for Saturday, April 25, at Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs. A meal begins at 3:30 p.m., and singing at 5 p.m. Continue Reading »

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