S Lions come from behind to defeat Bobcats

GRAVETTE -- The Lions held their host team, the Berryville Bobcats, to two touchdowns and a two-point conversion on Friday as they came back from a first-quarter deficit to take the lead and win the game. Continue Reading »

S Arrests

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S Bright Futures breakfast kicks off nonprofit's efforts

GRAVETTE -- Bright Futures Gravette kicked off last Tuesday in a big way. A kickoff breakfast was held at the Bella Vista Assembly of God Church Oct. 11 with 100 people in attendance. During the breakfast, faith-based organizations, businesses, city officials, civic organizations, parent groups, school personnel and community members came together to learn how they can pledge their time, talents and treasures to children in need. Continue Reading »

S How should we practice church fellowship?

When are we to avoid churches and teachers?

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, as Christians, are to discriminate between churches and teachers which are faithful to Christ and that which is taught in His Word (orthodox churches and teachers) and those which are not faithful to Christ and His Word (false and heterodox churches and teachers) 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 Continue in the Word!

Weekly Devotion

"But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them; and that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: that the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works." 2 Timothy 3:14-17 KJV Continue Reading »

S Cause of Springtown fire remains undetermined

SPRINGTOWN -- The cause of a fire in Springtown which burned a shop building, tools and building supplies belonging to Paul Lemke remains undetermined, according to the Benton County Fire Marshal's Office. Continue Reading »

S County officials eye personnel requests

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials on Thursday began reviewing requests to add 21 employees to the payroll. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs fall short as Rebels take their first conference victory

DECATUR -- The Decatur Bulldogs traveled to Coal Hill Oct. 14 to take on the Westside Rebels in a 2A-4 conference matchup at Rebel Stadium. Continue Reading »

S Saints overcome Pioneers early in game

SPRINGDALE -- Broc Berus scored three touchdowns and Shiloh Christian's defense forced three red-zone turnovers en route to a 36-7 win over Gentry at Champions Stadium on Friday. Continue Reading »

S Jury trial scheduled for former teacher

BENTONVILLE -- A judge, on Oct. 10, set a March jury trial for a former Gravette teacher accused of sexually assaulting two boys. Continue Reading »

S Three Decatur seniors play final game at home

DECATUR -- It was seniors night as the Decatur volleyball team played its final home game of the 2016 season at Peterson Gym on Oct. 11. Continue Reading »

S Lady Lions finish regular season with win over Gentry

GENTRY -- The Lady Pioneers came close to winning in the first set but fell to the visiting Lady Lions of Gravette in three straight sets on Thursday night, 25-23, 25-9 and 25-14, giving Gravette the final win of the regular season. Continue Reading »

S A day like today is not to be wasted on....

I am in the mood for a debate. I want to select the moderator and the place for this needed set-to, making sure we all feel comfortable. I want a soft swivel chair and a table with elbow room and a place for coffee. Probably need a rug so it could muffle the sound of stomping feet. Won't need a microphone, as I know the voices and they are able to project at least a couple of acres in a wind storm! Continue Reading »

S Breast cancer deaths decline thanks to prevention and early detection

Across our community and the entire country this month, we will celebrate the brave women who have done battle with breast cancer. October traditionally provides opportunities to educate millions of women on the importance of screening and prevention. Between 1990 and 2013, the death rate from breast cancer decreased by 37 percent, or nearly a quarter of a million lives. Continue Reading »

S Senior Center Menus

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S Where to go for Halloween activities


S Bolles selected to compete in national teen pageant

GENTRY -- Destiny Bolles, 17, daughter of Greg Bolles and Darla Bolles of Gentry, was selected to represent Arkansas in the 2016 Miss American Teen Pageant to be held at Walt Disney World in Florida on Thanksgiving week. She will compete for the national title and for cash awards, prizes and scholarships. Continue Reading »

S Rep. Womack holds 'Coffee with Congressman' event in Gentry

GENTRY — U.S. Representative Steve Womack, Republican representing Arkansas' Third District, visited with constituents in Gentry on Monday, holding one of his Coffee with the Congressman events in the McKee Community Room at the Gentry Public Library and then going on to visit other sites in Gentry, including the Gentry High Conversion Charter School. Continue Reading »

S Gravette homecoming is Friday

Three seniors vie for queen title

GRAVETTE — It's homecoming week in Gravette and homecoming ceremonies are set for 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct 21, in Lion Stadium, with three Gravette seniors vying for the title of homecoming queen for 2016: Zoe Betz, Alex Krewson and Halle Webb. Continue Reading »

S Flint Creek Nature Area now open to visitors

GENTRY — With the exception of a bridge over the dam and spillway, the paving of trails is finished at the Flint Creek Nature Area on the south side of Gentry; and the trails give park visitors the opportunity to take a walk along the spring-fed fishing ponds and streams and through the woods near Flint Creek without making a pathway through weeds and brush. Continue Reading »

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