S Bulldogs win one at home, lose on road.

DECATUR -- The Decatur baseball team returned home April 16 for a conference contest against the Jasper Pirates at Edmiston Park ball field. When the dust settled on the field, the Bulldogs took the victory by 15. Continue Reading »

S Lady Bulldogs lose two at home

DECATUR -- The Decatur girls continued to search for their second win of the soccer season when they faced the Huntsville Lady Eagles April 9 and the Danville Lady Little Johns April 10 at Bulldog Stadium, but it was not to be. The Lady Bulldogs added two more losses to their overall record. Continue Reading »

S City changes location of recycle trailers

DECATUR -- Decatur area residents dropping off recyclables after 2 a.m. prompted the Decatur City Council to reconsider the location of the two recycle-bin trailers during its April 9 meeting at city hall in Decatur. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs lose to Life Way, win big at Lead Hill

CENTERTON -- After defeating the Life Way Warriors, 3-1, March 3 at Bulldog Stadium, the Decatur Bulldogs hoped for a repeat victory in Centerton April 17. But it was not to be as Life Way turned the tables on Decatur, defeating the Bulldogs by two in the 80-minute contest. Continue Reading »

S Decatur prom takes trip to Paris for a night to remember

DECATUR -- A nighttime stroll down the Champs-Elysees, sitting under the Arc de Triomphe, a boat ride down the Seine, and the view from the Eiffel Tower are some of the famous landmarks of Paris, France. For students at Decatur High School, the chance to experience a taste of the Parisian life manifested itself in the form of an imaginary trip to the city of love during the 2018 prom night in Siloam Springs April 21. Continue Reading »

S Decatur apartment complex gets new emergency route

DECATUR -- When a light rain began to fall in northwest Arkansas March 26, no one knew at the time six inches of rain would fall in 12 hours and trap many area residents in their homes for several days. For residents of the Grant Springs Apartment in western Decatur, the resulting floods cut off their only route into town. Continue Reading »

S Lady Bulldogs tear up the track in Mansfield meet

DECATUR -- The Decatur High School track team finished its regular season meet schedule with a trip to Mansfield High School's Mansfield Quad City meet April 16. Continue Reading »

S Lions win against Tigers and Eagles

GRAVETTE -- After playing at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale April 14, the Gravette Lions returned to their home field for two big wins against the West Fork Tigers and the Huntsville Eagles. Continue Reading »

S Lady Lions sweep four games in final regular season contest

GRAVETTE -- The Lady Lions won four contests last week, including one against rival Gentry on April 19 at home. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs go on winning streak, take three games in a row

DECATUR -- The Decatur varsity baseball team had plenty of reasons to celebrate recently as it won three straight games, improving its overall record to 3-2-1. First up was the April 9 doubleheader with the Deer Antlers at Edmiston Park in Decatur. Continue Reading »

S Lady Pioneers take win over Lady Bulldogs

DECATUR -- After losing a pair of games earlier in the week, the Decatur Lady Bulldogs faced one of their toughest opponents of the season April 12 when the Gentry Lady Pioneers came to Bulldog Stadium in Decatur. This match marked the first meeting between these two teams since Decatur restarted the girls' soccer program in March. Continue Reading »

S Lions lose to Mountaneers at Arvest Ballpark, win one on road

SPRINGDALE -- It is the dream of every young baseball enthusiast to play ball in a major league ballpark when they grow up. For many in the Gravette Lions baseball team, that dream got one step closer April 14 when they played in an exhibition game at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale against the Mt. Vernon (Mo.) Mountaineers. Continue Reading »

S Battle between Bulldogs and Pioneers ends with Decatur victory

DECATUR -- Resembling two armies battling over a piece of land rather than a soccer match, the Gentry Pioneers came to Bulldog Stadium in Decatur April 12 to duke it out with the Decatur Bulldogs. The prize, a conference victory in the 4A 1Northwest, and bragging rights. In the end, the battle was decided in a kickoff that ended with Decatur being declared the victor. Continue Reading »

S Lady Bulldogs lose close game at home, lose on road

DECATUR -- Winter weather continued to plague the area with strong winds, low temperatures and abundant rains April 9 when the Decatur Lady Bulldogs' varsity softball team returned to Edmiston softball field for a doubleheader against the Deer Lady Antlers. While Decatur played well during both contests, it was the Lady Antlers that prevailed. Continue Reading »

S Lady Lions drop two to Lady Wolves, Lady Blackhawks

GRAVETTE -- The Gravette Lady Lions had a tough time getting past the Lincoln Lady Wolves and the Pea Ridge Lady Blackhawks last week as they dropped two conference games by one point each. Continue Reading »