S OCH acquires Jay Family Medical Clinic

GRAVETTE -- Effective January 1, 2017, the Ozarks Community Hospital Health System will own and operate Jay Family Medical Clinic under a new name, OCH Jay Family Medicine Clinic. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs take victory in Decatur-Gentry contest

DECATUR -- It looked like the Gentry Pioneers were going to walk away with another victory as they traveled to Decatur Nov. 22 to take on the Bulldogs at Peterson Gym, but it was not to be. The Bulldogs rallied late in the second quarter to go ahead of Gentry and eventually take the win. Continue Reading »

S Gravette Lions Club plans White Cane Day

GRAVETTE -- The Gravette Lions Club will be observing White Cane Day this Saturday, Dec. 4. Members of the club will be stationed at locations around town asking for donations to help with their sight conservation work. Continue Reading »

S Maysville EH Club News

The Maysville EH Club met Nov. 17 for lunch at the Maysville Handi Stop before going to the Community Building for its monthly meeting. The meeting was called to order by president Orpha Wardlaw at 12:45. Vice president Jane Wilber welcomed members and guests Fannie Yoder and Joseph. The club sang Turkey Trouble led by Melinda Crawley. Inspiration was a Maysville memory read by Orpha. Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

Local art show starts today at Gentry Public Library Continue Reading »

S Flintco made construction manager for multiple school projects

GENTRY -- Gentry School Board voted unanimously to make Flintco the construction manager for both the new classroom building on the intermediate school campus and the other construction and improvements projects which were approved by the board when it submitted to the voters a millage increase request in the September School Election. That would include being construction manager for the diesel mechanic lab and vocational classrooms on the high school campus and the reroofing of the portion of the intermediate school building which will be a part of the new school complex. Continue Reading »

S It's "C" time again

Let's go to a "B" topic today: the Bella Vista-Hiwasse-Gravette bypass. Progress continues. In fact, public hearings are being held concerning connection to the Interstate north of Bentonville. It's time to get ready for a round-about, one of those "inventions" to cure all, or at least some, traffic problems. Continue Reading »

S Time spent on the best holiday of the year is well spent

The bird was stuffed with dressing and then I was! We counted our blessings one by one and named each of them as we enjoyed the family and praised the Lord for His goodness and grace. The table groaned and creaked with the feast, and I am now speaking of the dessert table. What fun for a bunch of uncultured fellers and kids! We sure did a huge damage to the stuff and then went back later in the day. Continue Reading »

S As the seasons evolve

Because of the Thanksgiving early-press deadline, limited space and page makeup challenges, a couple of topics of last week's 'cuff had to be omitted. I understand those challenges must be met. Because one of the topics was "Thanksgiving," a holiday that is important and timeless, please let me share a few words, even if they are in past tense. Continue Reading »

S Letter to the editor

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S Rewards policy to be reviewed

GRAVETTE -- Dylan Gruver and Drew Hendren, members of the Gravette High School football team, led the pledge of allegiance to the flag to open the November meeting of the Gravette school board. They were congratulated for their success as football players and for their academic achievements. Continue Reading »

S Coronation set for Friday in Gentry

GENTRY -- Coronation ceremonies are planned at Gentry High School on Friday night and Eden Hosteter, the only senior maid this year, is expected to be crowned queen during ceremonies to be held prior to the varsity games against visiting Lincoln High School. Continue Reading »

S It's time to wake up!

"And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed." Romans 13:11 (Read v. 11-14) Continue Reading »

S Arrests

Gentry Continue Reading »

S Empire announces scheduled service interruption in Gravette

JOPLIN, MO -- Empire District Electric Company has scheduled a service interruption in the Gravette area on Saturday, Dec. 3, at approximately 7 a.m. and lasting until 12 p.m. Customers should be aware the outage could be postponed or extended due to weather or equipment issues. Continue Reading »

S Training set to become naturalist

WESTSIDE -- Applications are being accepted for Northwest Arkansas Master Naturalist training. Training starts Jan. 21 for residents of Benton and Carroll counties and Jan. 28 for Washington and Madison county residents. Continue Reading »

S Barrett offers resignation letter as superintendent of Gentry Schools

GENTRY — Randy Barrett, superintendent of Gentry Public School District, submitted a resignation letter to the school board on Nov. 21, making official his plans to retire following the current school year. Barrett's letter, which was accepted by the board, makes his last day June 30, 2017. Barrett read his letter to the board, which stated: "It has been an honor to have served as the superintendent of the Gentry Public School District for this last quarter of a century.... Continue Reading »

S Gravette coronation set for Dec. 16

GRAVETTE — Basketball homecoming is slated for Friday, December 16, in Lion Field House at Gravette and three seniors will be vying for the queen's crown at the annual event. The ceremony is set to be gin at 6:30 p.m., with lineup at 6:15. The Gravette Lions are scheduled to play the Elkins Elks following the coronation ceremonies. Continue Reading »

S Northside celebrates annual Fall Festival

DECATUR — With leaves covering the ground like a warm blanket and a chill in the air, it was time once again to celebrate the fall harvest; and Decatur Northside Elementary School in Decatur celebrated the harvest in style with its annual Fall Festival on Nov. 18. Continue Reading »

S Gentry teen pitches in to support Arkansas charity store

BENTONVILLE — Desaray Botteron began helping others to fulfill a camp requirement, but as she grew up, volunteering became a life choice. Botteron, 17, of Gentry, volunteers nearly every week at Helping Hands, a nonprofit thrift store in Bentonville. She has been volunteering since she was 7 years old. Continue Reading »

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