S Holiday Hoops strengthens Bulldogs

Decatur High School played host to eight teams from Arkansas and one from Missouri in the second annual Decatur Holiday Hoops Basketball Tournament at the Dawg Pound (Peterson Gym) in Decatur Dec. 1-6. Boys' and girls' teams from Hass Hall, Mansfield, Lincoln, Gravette, West Fork, Eureka Springs, Exeter, Mo., and the host team, the Decatur Bulldogs, participated in this year's event. There were four games, two boys' and two girls,' on Monday and Tuesday nights. The winners of each contest went on to play the winners of the next game on Wednesday and Thursday nights. The losers played in a bracket vying for a third-place trophy. Two losses and the team was eliminated. Continue Reading »

S Progress through peace is positive

During recent days Americans have watched in dismay and disbelief as an angry mob of ignorant or misdirected youth torched and vandalized a small city following a grand jury verdict involving the death of an 18-year-old youth. It's hard for a thinking person to comprehend how such mayhem and madness can erupt and reach such a crescendo to cause millions of dollars of damage while disrupting the citizenry of a town such as Ferguson, Mo. Continue Reading »

S Weekly Devotion

"Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee. The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight. John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins." Mark 1:2-4 Continue Reading »

S A Little Doctrine for My Kids Continued

How should we practice church fellowship? Since Jesus commanded us to disciple the nations by going, baptizing in the name of the Triune God and teaching them to observe all which Jesus taught and commanded (Matthew 28:18-20), and since Jesus warns against false prophets who come to us in sheep's clothing (Matthew 7:15-23), we believe that Christians are to discriminate between churches which are faithful to Christ and that which is taught in His Word (orthodox churches) and those which are not faithful to Christ and His Word (false and heterodox churches) and to practice church fellowship (joining together in those things which one would do with fellow believers, such as worship, prayer, reception of the Lord's Supper, evangelism, mission work, etc.) only with those who are faithful to Christ and His holy Word. Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

Volunteers are needed at the Gentry Public Library. Morning shifts are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Afternoon shifts are from 1 to 5 p.m. To work at the circulation desk, volunteers need to be familiar with computers and how to relate to the public ... Gentry Choirs will present their Christmas concert at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14, at the High School auditorium. The community is invited to come out and enjoy the concert and hear the students' work. Continue Reading »

S Walmart presents education check from safe trucking miles

GENTRY - Walmart's Bentonville Transportation Office chose Gentry Primary School as the recipient of a $4,135.38 donation earned by drivers for safe miles driven from Aug. 9 through Aug. 15 of this year. A check was presented to the school on Friday by Bob Dixon, general transportation manager at the Bentonville distribution center, and Debbie Hall, Human Resources Office manager in Bentonville. Continue Reading »

S Christmas events planned in Gentry, Decatur

Gentry's annual Chamber of Commerce Christmas parade and visit from Santa are set for Saturday, Dec. 13, along Gentry's Main Street and Chamber of Commerce building ... The Decatur Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Christmas Festival at Northside Elementary Dec. 12 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Christmas Parade is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. and will begin lineup at 5:30 p.m. at Decatur City Hall. Continue Reading »

S New water, sewer lines being installed

GRAVETTE -- Workmen were busy last Thursday removing a few large trees on Fort Smith Street, S.W., in Gravette. The work is being done in preparation for the installation of a new water line in the area. Continue Reading »

S Ambulance money approved Committee budgets another $95,000 for rural service

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace continued working on a 2015 budget Thursday night. The county's finance committee agreed to provide another $95,000 for rural ambulance service. The budget was scheduled to be discussed at the Committee of the Whole meeting on Tuesday and approved by the Quorum Court on Dec. 18. Continue Reading »

S Gravette Students of the Month

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S PAWS Students

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S Eagles are back

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S Lady Pioneers come up short

GENTRY -- The Lady Pioneers traveled to Kansas, Okla., Monday but couldn't bring home the victory. The girls lost to Kansas, 68 to 36. Continue Reading »

S Obituaries

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S There will be days like this in all lines of work

Me and all that palaver about the sick pen being empty and how well all the calves were doing was just a big old blow! I have nine in the pen, all have fevers and running noses and the other end, too. I have already run up a big vet bill and will continue to see him daily until they die or get well. Continue Reading »

S Senior Center Menus

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S Parade route set in Decatur for Saturday

DECATUR -- The Decatur Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Christmas Festival at Northside Elementary Dec. 12 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Continue Reading »

S Hiwasse News

Joan Lowe had surgery last Wednesday. We pray she has a quick and complete recovery. Continue Reading »

S Health Inspections

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S How do I pick the right shoe?

Heels or flats? Fashion or function? Everyday women wear shoes that can cause pain and health problems all in the name of looking fabulous. And with the holidays approaching, you may be shopping for the perfect pair of party shoes to go with that special outfit or dress. It's important to pay attention to your feet and what you're putting them in. Here are a few hints and tips to help you choose the right shoe: Continue Reading »

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