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S Decatur committee plants crosses on veterans graves

DECATUR -- Memorial Day is a time to remember all military veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice in the preservation of peace and freedom throughout the world. Members of the Decatur Veterans Committee took a little time May 19 to put up around 70 crosses on the graves of military veterans interred at Decatur Cemetery. Joining the committee were members of the Howard-Parish Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9834 in Decatur and American Legion Post 29 in Siloam Springs. Currently, there are 140 military veterans interred in the Decatur Cemetery. Continue Reading »

S Meek places 16th in heptathlon, Fuamatu wins shot and discus in same meet

DECATUR -- Decatur and Gentry track fans received a bit of good news recently when five of their top male and female athletes competed in the 2018 Arkansas Activities Association's Heptathlon and Decathlon track and field event in Cabot May 17-18. Continue Reading »

S Decatur seniors receive scholarships

DECATUR -- Students from the middle and high schools, family and guests gathered at Peterson Gym in Decatur May 7 to participate in the 2018 Decatur High School Academic Awards and Scholarships Program. Continue Reading »

S Council approves ordinance establishing the Decatur Historical Commission

DECATUR -- It was three months in the making, but the Decatur Historical Committee is finally a part of the city as a new commission and will oversee the many historical sites and artifacts. Continue Reading »

S Decatur police launch balloons in remembrance of fallen officers

DECATUR -- Police officers from four area agencies, including the Benton County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas State Police, Gravette and Centerton Police Departments, joined the Decatur Police Department May 15 for a balloon launch to honor all fallen officers killed in the line of duty. Continue Reading »

S Northside students take imaginary tour of the country

DECATUR -- Students in Decatur had the opportunity to take an imaginary tour of some of the most exciting places in the United States while learning more about the very state in which they live. Continue Reading »

S Haisman, Xiong named athletes of the year during sport banquet

DECATUR -- In one of the largest turnouts in seven years, athletes, coaches, volunteers, family and townspeople gathered in the great hall at Decatur Assembly of God Church May 14 to celebrate another successful athletic season. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs, Lady Bulldogs lose season finalizes

DECATUR -- In their final home appearance of 2018, members of the Decatur Bulldog and Lady Bulldog soccer teams were honored during the senior night observance April 26 at Bulldog Stadium in Decatur. The Bulldogs ended the evening's celebration with a big victory over the Bergman Panthers. Continue Reading »

S Four DHS seniors honored by Decatur Chamber of Commerce

DECATUR -- The Decatur community took time to honor four very special high school seniors during the 2018 Honors Banquet in the cafeteria at Decatur High School May 7. Continue Reading »

S Four area track stars compete in Meet of Champions

DECATUR -- Every year, the top track athletes gather in one place vying for the title of the best of the best in Arkansas. Continue Reading »