S Pickin' Time on 59

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S Courthouse repairs advance n Walton Foundation to give $2.8 million grant

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace Tuesday embraced a $2.8 million grant to repair and renovate parts of the historic county courthouse. Continue Reading »

S Museum to get new addition

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S Pioneers defeated by Shiloh Christian Saints

SPRINGDALE -- Shiloh Christian's defense was its best offense Friday night. Continue Reading »

S Gravette Lions thump Berryville Bobcats in away game on Friday

n Lions take early lead in game and never look back. Continue Reading »

S Gentry falls to Gravette

GENTRY -- The Lady Pioneers fell to the Lady Lions in the closing game of the season and then again in the opening game of district play. Continue Reading »

S Ship Ahoy: Man builds realism into model boats

Bella Vistan captivated by meticulously building realism into model boats

BELLA VISTA -- Harvey Brown was around 10 years old when he stumbled across an ad in the newspaper for a model airplane kit. Continue Reading »

S PAWS recipients honored

GRAVETTE -- Brooklyn Carte of Sulphur Springs, Samantha Maberry of Bella Vista, Ethan Knox of Sulphur Springs, Caidence Carrell of Gravette, Joshua Lunsford of Gravette and Jacob Worley of Bella Vista were chosen as Glenn Duffy Elementary PAWS ("Pawsitive" and Wise Students) Students of the Month for October. They all received PAWS T-shirts sponsored by the Glenn Duffy Elementary PTO. Continue Reading »

S Hall consecrated as bishop

SALINAS, Calif. -- Archbishop Joseph A. Vellone, DD, announced on Monday the appointment and consecration of Rev. Bobby C. Hall, DD, as regionary auxiliary bishop of the North American Old Roman Catholic Church, Archdiocese of California. Continue Reading »

S Got your flu shot? How else can you protect against the flu?

As we move into October, flu (influenza) shots come to mind. No one wants to get the flu. But with some extra hand-washing and a flu shot, you can improve your chances of avoiding the flu or a cold this season. Continue Reading »

S Gravette Upper Elementary teachers receive Walmart reward cards

GRAVETTE -- Teachers at Gravette Upper Elementary School had an exciting staff meeting Oct. 15. Frankie Valdez, manager of the Gravette Gym, was on hand to offer all teachers a 30 percent off deal on gym membership, and they heard an informative presentation on gifted and talented students. Continue Reading »

S Seniors honored

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S Rains dampen fall festival

GENTRY -- Though it rained and drizzled all the way up to the starting time for Sunday's fall festival, a break in the wet weather allowed the event to be held and many braved the soggy conditions and enjoyed the afternoon festival on Sunday. Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

The second annual Gravette Public Library fund-raising gala will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Cedaridge Event Center, 10889 Highway 72 W., in Bentonville. The event will feature a catered dinner, casino games, silent auction and a DJ. Dress is business/casual. Tickets are available for $25 per person or $160 for a table of eight and may be purchased at the Gravette library, Arvest Bank - Gravette and the Bank of Gravett or from any library commission member. For more information, contact Sally Shorter, 479-787-3338, or Kim Schneider, 479-787-8689. Continue Reading »

S How We See It: Decatur Case Reflects The Power Of Transparency, Open Records Law

We likely haven't heard the last of the recent dust up over in Decatur, where questions about the way money got spent at the local housing authority office led to the resignation of its executive director and a closer examination of the books by officials from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development. Continue Reading »

S Army Jazz Band to perform Oct. 27

BELLA VISTA -- The Jazz Ambassadors, the official touring big band of the United States Army, will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at the Arend Arts Center in Bentonville. Continue Reading »

S Springtown plans fall cleanup

SPRINGTOWN -- The town of Springtown will hold a fall cleanup and household waste collection event from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 18 (no material can be accepted after noon, so residents are urged to arrive no later than 11:30 a.m. Continue Reading »

S Obituaries

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S Property tax deadline is today n People in Benton County can make payments in person, by phone, online or mailed

BENTONVILLE -- Property taxes are due today and payments can be made by phone and online. Cash, checks, credit cards and e-checks are accepted. Payments also can be mailed and are considered paid on time if they are postmarked on or before today. Continue Reading »

S Jesus' answer to a crossless Christianity

"And he began to teach them, that the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders, and [of] the chief priests, and scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again. And he spake that saying openly. And Peter took him, and began to rebuke him. But when he had turned about and looked on his disciples, he rebuked Peter, saying, Get thee behind me, Satan: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but the things that be of men." Mark 8:31-33 (Read 27-38) Continue Reading »

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