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S Pioneers host Gentry Cheer Classic

GENTRY -- Junior- and senior-high cheer teams from across northwest Arkansas gathered at Pioneer Gym in Gentry Dec. 4 to participate in the annual Gentry Cheer Classic. Junior-high teams from Washington and Lincoln, Bentonville, Shiloh Christian and Lakeside, as well as their senior-high counterparts from Shiloh Christian, Ozark, Decatur, Gravette, Siloam Springs, Bentonville, Springdale, Farmington and Gentry, all participated in the evening event. Stunt teams from Gentry, Gravette and Siloam Springs participated in the stunt division. The stars of the competition were the Elite Cheer Team members, girls and boys, ages 6 and up, who put on four exhibition routines that at times brought spectators to their feet. Continue Reading »

S Decatur upset by Kingston in first conference contest

DECATUR -- Students, family members and fans gathered at Peterson Gym Dec. 5 to cheer on the Decatur Bulldogs as they played the Kingston Yellowjackets in the first 1A conference game of the 2017-18 basketball season. Continue Reading »

S Decatur holds annual Christmas Parade, Santa reception

DECATUR -- The Decatur Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Christmas Parade through downtown Decatur and a Santa reception in the community room at Decatur City Hall on Friday. Continue Reading »

S Lady Bulldogs lose in second half to Lady Hornets in Colcord Basketball Jamboree

COLCORD (Okla.) -- The Decatur Lady Bulldogs' losing streak continued as they traveled to Colcord, Okla., to participate in the Colcord High School's Basketball Jamboree Dec. 7-9 at Hornet Arena in Colcord. There they faced three formidable Oklahoma foes, the Colcord Lady Hornets, Saline Lady Wildcats and Westville Lady Yellowjackets. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs to celebrate Colors Day Friday

DECATUR -- Decatur High School will celebrate its annual colors day event Friday, Dec. 15, at Peterson Gym in Decatur when the Bulldogs take on the Life Way Warriors. Continue Reading »

S School Board seeks new member

DECATUR -- The Decatur School District is looking for a Decatur resident who might be interested in filling a recent opening on the school board. Continue Reading »

S Lady Bulldogs lose first conference game to Kingston

DECATUR -- Fans filled the bleachers at Peterson Gym Dec. 5 to watch the Lady Bulldogs take on the Kingston Yellowjackets in the first conference contest of the 2017-18 season. Continue Reading »

S Decatur wastewater treatment plant receives construction permit

DECATUR — After two years of studies, engineering reports, bond issues and a lot of sleepless nights for both the mayor and the public works director, the Decatur wastewater treatment plant received a permit to begin retrofitting the eight-year-old facility near Austin Road in western Decatur. Continue Reading »

S Lady Bulldogs take second win during Holiday Hoops tournament

DECATUR -- Peterson Gym came alive Nov. 29 as fans cheered on the Lady Bulldogs to their second victory of the season when they overwhelmed the Lady Warriors from Life Way Christian High School in the second round of the Decatur Holiday Hoops basketball tournament in Decatur. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs lose both games during Decatur Holiday Hoops torunament

DECATUR -- Players, coaches and fans from around Arkansas and southern Missouri flocked to Decatur to participate in the fifth annual Decatur Holiday Hoops Classic Tournament at Peterson Gym Nov. 27-30 and Dec. 2. Continue Reading »