S Are our hearts too hard to see?

"And he went up unto them into the ship; and the wind ceased: and they were sore amazed in themselves beyond measure, and wondered. For they considered not [the miracle] of the loaves: for their heart was hardened." Mark 6:51-52 (Read Mk. 6:30-56; cf. Jn. 6:1ff.; Mt. 14:13ff; Lk. 9:10ff.) Continue Reading »

S Gentry Shining Stars

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S Football Contest Winner

The Catch the Prize winner this week is David Castaneda of Decatur. He was one of four who picked seven of the eight games correctly. He is a $25 winner. Continue Reading »

S Class of 1964

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S School board approves new bus route

GENTRY -- The Gentry School Board Monday unanimously approved the creation of a new bus route to pick up students living along Arkansas Highway 12. Continue Reading »

S Gentry PD to crack down on traffic violators

GENTRY -- Police are planning a campaign to crack down on traffic violators at several Gentry locations. Continue Reading »

S Circus dazzles Decatur residents

DECATUR -- "Ladies and gentlemen, and children of all ages, are you ready," Leo the circus clown shouted. The response was an overwhelming, "Yes!" Continue Reading »

S Volunteers needed for Relay for Life in Siloam Springs

SILOAM SPRINGS -- The American Cancer Society Relay for Life is seeking volunteers in Siloam Springs and West Benton County -- walkers, cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders and anyone wanting to make a difference -- to organize and recruit fundraising teams, garner community support, coordinate logistics, seek refreshments and prizes, plan entertainment and lend a hand to ensure the success of the 2015 event. Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

Free flu shots for students at Gentry Public Schools will be available on Oct. 14. The Benton County Health Unit, in conjunction with Gentry Schools, will be providing free flu shots to all students. Those with insurance are asked to provide insurance information for the County Health Department. Those without health insurance coverage for the shots will be offered the vaccines at no charge. Continue Reading »

S Obituaries

Jesus Garcia Continue Reading »

S Lady Pioneers come up short

GENTRY -- The Lady Pioneers lost to Westville, Okla., in non-conference play on Sept. 8. The girls lost, 3-1. Continue Reading »

S Gravette brings home victory from Mayflower

GRAVETTE -- The Lions brought home a big win from Mayflower, 48-24, on Friday night after suffering a loss at home to Pottsville in the team's season opener. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs post win with backup QB

DECATUR -- It was a rough night for the Decatur Bulldogs as they traveled south to take on the Hartford Hustlers in their first conference game of the season. The Bulldogs faced many obstacles throughout the game beginning with a football field turned slip-in-slide. Continue Reading »

S Six vie for homecoming queen title in Gentry

GENTRY -- It's homecoming week at Gentry High School and the theme for this year's event is "Give 'em a 'beading.'" Continue Reading »

S Springtown sets fall cleanup

n Mayor reports on paving work recently completed, says no word yet on town's FEMA appeal. Continue Reading »

S Maysville News

We had fall weather last week, not very much rain but we're thankful for what we got. Maybe lawns won't have to be mowed much now. Continue Reading »

S Corn Maze to open on Saturday

SOUTHWEST CITY (Mo.) -- Right Choices Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch, LLC, in Southwest City, Mo., is preparing for its ninth season and will open this weekend. Continue Reading »

S Man seeks to hire hit man to kill Gentry court officials

FAYETTEVILLE -- A Lincoln man in jail since July faces charges in connection with a murder-for-hire plot to kill the father of a victim and two Gentry court officials. Continue Reading »

S General Store coming down to make way for new Neighborhood Market

n Neighborhood Market expected to open in January. Continue Reading »

S Council accepts waterline bid, approves money for lot cleanups

GENTRY -- City council, on Sept. 8, accepted a bid for a waterline extension project which will be performed in cooperation with SWEPCO's Flint Creek Power Plant. Continue Reading »

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