S Slinkard to celebrate 90th

Helen Slinkard, a long-time resident of the Gravette and Sulphur Springs area, will be celebrating her 90th birthday on Thursday, May 1. Continue Reading »

S Committee approves ambulance money

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace on April 8 approved paying for rural ambulance service through the end of the year from reserve. Continue Reading »

S Offcial requests hearing Wilson was fired from county position tuesday

BENTONVILLE -- Sarah Wilson, who was fired from her job as Benton County's comptroller Tuesday, has asked for a grievance hearing to challenge her dismissal. Continue Reading »

S Gentry man accused of raping 2-year-old

BENTONVILLE -- A Gentry man was arrested Thursday in connection with the rape of a 2-year-old girl. Continue Reading »

S Gentry Shining Stars

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S Sounds remind me of Hiwasse Hitter

The sounds of summer have arrived. No, I don't mean chirping birds, belly-busting splashes in the old swimming hole or the neighbor's lawn mower whirring. Continue Reading »

S Tetelestai: One dying word that says it all!

It is sometimes said that a picture is worth a thousand words, and that may very well be true. But sometimes a single word can also express a truth better than a thousand; and in one particular case, that is most certainly true. Continue Reading »

S Gravette man sentenced for assaulting girl

BENTONVILLE -- She was not there to face her abuser, but a 9-year-old girl's words filled the courtroom Monday when he pleaded guilty to the crime. Continue Reading »

S County to use reserve money to pay for ambulance service

BENTON COUNTY -- Benton County's justices of the peace said Tuesday they'll use reserve money to pay for rural ambulance service now, but want to repay those costs at the end of the year. Continue Reading »

S Sales tax revenue down Numbers concern county officials

BENTON COUNTY -- Benton County's sales tax revenue for the first quarter of 2014 is down by $205,992 compared with 2013, which worries some county officials. Continue Reading »

S Road Runner

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S Gentry police recover stolen pickup truck

GENTRY -- Police in Gentry, on April 3, recovered a vehicle reported to be stolen from Downstream Casino in Quapaw, Okla. Continue Reading »

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S Double Rainbow

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S County official placed on leave

BENTON COUNTY -- Benton County comptroller Sarah Wilson was placed on administrative leave Friday and Sheriff Kelley Cradduck said his office is "re-evaluating" its investigation into thefts involving the Road Department. Continue Reading »

S "My Collection" exhibit set for April 19

GRAVETTE -- A special exhibit titled "My Collection" is being hosted by the Gravette Historical Museum, Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Continue Reading »

S Interim prosecutor appointed Governor chooses clark to finish stone's term

BENTONVILLE -- One of Jim Clark's dreams became reality Thursday when he was appointed interim prosecutor for Benton County. Continue Reading »

S Bill

I finally got the steer penned, but it was not the easy job I started out thinking it would be. The herd of steers are young ones and, as we all know, some young ones can act pretty stupid. These boys ran around the pasture many times, bucking and kicking up their heels like teenagers are inclined to do! I was wet with sweat and so were they, but they were still enjoying the chase and I am here to tell you, I wasn't! Continue Reading »

S Marvin's to close in Gravette

GRAVETTE -- A business that has been part of Gravette since its beginning, more than a century ago, is closing its doors. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs drop doubleheader to Rebels on April 1

DECATUR -- The Decatur Bulldog baseball team played a double header against the Rebels of Johnson County Westside at Edmiston Park in Decatur April 1. Continue Reading »

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