Submitted Photo Gravette High School senior, Joshua Lockhart, right, and Upper Elementary fifth grader, Connor LeBrecque, do their part for Earth Day, April 22, by raking out the leaves and re-mulching the beds in front of Glenn Duffy Elementary School. The boys are members of the Town & Country 4-H Club. The tree has special meaning to Lockhart as he and his grandfather, James Adams of Hiwasse, planted it when he was a kindergarten student at the school. He also shared a fact sheet about Earth Day with members at their recent 4-H meeting.
Submitted Photo The Shining Stars at Gentry Primary School for the week of April 11 are: Kindergarten — Alissa Nelson, Aidan Eller, Nikolai Santillan, Christian James, Eagan Vang and Braye Hansen; First Grade — Ella Pinches, Gavin Lee, Owen Talley, Trinity Burrows, Haven Kooken and Evelyn Wooters; Second Grade — Ariyonna Davis, Cameo Stacy, Nathan Caps, Michael Meredith and Mariah Krigbaum (absent).
Submitted Photo Gravette DECA students who visited universities included James Churchwell, Mr. Thomas Carreira, Brandon Hindal, Zach Sheridian, Justin Oswalt, Brandon Holloway, Emmanuel Garcia, Brent Seibert, Noah Moore, Brittany Tucker, Otto Troutner, Carson King, Skyler Lett, Jasmine Dart, Collin Boyer, Brooke Beltz, Brandon Shaw, Tori Key and Trine Meisland. Terra Higgins, left, and Jason Bilberry, right, were student ambassadors who were guides during the visit to Pittsburg State.
Photo by Randy Moll Wyatt Gibbons, Gravette’s second baseman, receives the throw from Jackson Soule and puts the tag on a Stilwell (Okla.) base runner attempting to steal second during play in Gravette on April 8. Cody Fields backed him up at second.
Photo by Randy Moll The new concession stand at Pioneer Stadium was nearing completion on April 9, with workers caulking around the building.
Photo by Mike Eckels Erin Rankin was named “Teacher of the Year.”
Photo by Randy Moll Gentry’s Brooke Boston slides in to home plate and is called safe as the ball gets away from Lincoln catcher Lexington Dobbs during a nail biter in Gentry on Thursday. The game went into extra innings.
Boys fall, 2-1 Cole Potter, Gentry senior, moves the ball past Prairie Grove defenders toward the goal on Friday at Gentry. Potter scored Gentry’s only goal in the 2-1 loss. Photo by Randy Moll
Photo by Randy Moll Brieann Ward moves the ball down field in recent play against Dardanelle.
Photo by Randy Moll Tractor enthusiasts visit at a past Tired Iron of The Ozarks show. The show gives visitors a chance to see how people lived and how the land was farmed years ago.
Photo by Dodie Evans Kim Schneider, Gravette library director, holds a poster which advertises the Renaissance Fair, one of several activities scheduled in Gravette this weekend.
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Photo by Randy Moll Logan Foster, Gravette senior, took first in the long jump, clearing 21 feet, 5 inches at Gentry’s track meet on Thursday. Foster also took second place in the triple jump, clearing 40 feet, 5.5 inches, just .5 inches short of the first-place winner from Farmington. For more sports, see Page 1B. For track results and photos, see Page 8B.
Photo by Randy Moll Kylee Davis, Gravette junior, took first in the long jump and the triple jump at the Pioneer relays on Thursday.