S Gravette resident combines love of trains and gardening

GRAVETTE -- Jeff Davis, of Gravette, has a model railroad in his backyard that would be the envy of most kids in town ... The garden railway in the Davis yard just south of the Baptist Church allows him to combine two of his favorite things, gardening and model trains. It consists of an elaborate layout including an entire miniature village inhabited by tiny figures, animals, vehicles and all the accessories to make the tiny town look authentic. Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

The annual Hiwasse Fall Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hiwasse Fire Station, 13860 Fire House Lane, with attractions for all ages. There will be music, inflatables and games to play. Hamburger meals including hamburgers, chips and a drink will be available for $5 with proceeds benefiting the Hiwasse Community Room. Local crafts and fresh veggies will also be sold. Free snow cones, cookies, cotton candy and bottled water will be available. A chili cookoff will be a feature of the event. Area cooks are invited to enter a pot of chili to be judged. To enter chili or reserve a spot for local crafts/fresh veggies call 479-721-2143. Booths must be set up by 10:30 a.m. Continue Reading »

S Gentry falls at the net

GENTRY -- The Lady Pioneers lost on the volleyball court last week to Pea Ridge and to Berryville. Gentry had the homecourt advantage against Pea Ridge on Sept. 2 but fell 3 to 0 in the contest. Set scores were 25-19, 25-22 and 25-22. Continue Reading »

S Tax appeals down Officials say 2014 quiet for property owners

BENTONVILLE -- County officials said 2014 was a quiet year for property owners who appealed to the Equalization Board. Continue Reading »

S County to seek bridge money

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials will seek federal money for two bridge projects with an estimated cost of $715,000. Continue Reading »

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S Clinard: Educate voters Ambulance plans at issue

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County Judge Bob Clinard returned to work Tuesday, and he criticized the county's justices of the peace for not doing enough to promote rural ambulance funding plans. Continue Reading »

S The bust will come, so be ready

I am all alone in the work department this day. All the offspring and Grands have taken the day off and traveled to a cabin on the river for a three day holiday. I know it is a wonderful experience to have them all together and not one of the old folks to listen to about how we walked ten miles in the snow, uphill and hungry, to school. Continue Reading »

S Autumn is noticeably in the air

The month of September started pleasantly with a cool, refreshing rain on Labor Day. Another shower the following day interfered with Jim's plans to begin building a deck but, despite the delay, we enjoyed getting our tomatoes watered. The next few days continued cooler than usual and on Saturday morning we awoke to the sound of rain falling again. Continue Reading »

S Letters to the Editor

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S Hiwasse News

Don't forget to go vote on Tuesday. Continue Reading »

S Barrett, called pig whisperer, wins big

DECATUR -- "First up, Lacy Barrett, Decatur FFA, with the grand champion market hog," the announcer proclaimed during the youth animal premium auction at the Benton County Fair on Aug. 16. Continue Reading »

S Gentry Shining Stars

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S Boat Dock Scuttled

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S Leaving a Little Doctrine for my Kids (continued)

What has God done to save man and to restore Continue Reading »

S 100 Years young

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S Obituaries

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S Maysville News

I was hoping for a rain this week and we got it. Sure was a good one. The grass is growing now and maybe will make the second cutting of hay the farmers need. Continue Reading »

S Interceptions dash Lions' hope of win

GRAVETTE -- Logan Hunt drifted back into perfect position as the pass floated his way. The Pottsville defensive back wrapped two hands around the ball and was off to the races, covering 70 yards. Continue Reading »

S West Fork wins momentum shift early and takes opener

WEST FORK -- Colton Wise showed off plenty of playmaking skills for West Fork on Friday. But the Tigers quarterback needed some help from his own defense to get the ball rolling against Gentry in the Week 1 clash at Tiger Stadium. Continue Reading »

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