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S Rains dampen fall festival

GENTRY -- Though it rained and drizzled all the way up to the starting time for Sunday's fall festival, a break in the wet weather allowed the event to be held and many braved the soggy conditions and enjoyed the afternoon festival on Sunday. Continue Reading »

S Trying to Save the Game

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S Obituaries

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S Springtown pursuing grant for walking trail

SPRINGTOWN -- The town council on Friday approved a resolution to seek grant funding to build a portion of a proposed walking trail -- from near the Arkansas Highway 12 bridge over Flint Creek to the Aubrey Long Road Bridge -- and to enter in an agreement with Cassie Elliott of Visionary Milestones to prepare the grant application and administer the grant if it is awarded. Continue Reading »

S Lady Lions hurt by weak serve reception

GRAVETTE -- Serve reception hurt the Lady Lions and kept them from wins on the court last week. Continue Reading »

S Where do they stand? n Two Gentry candidates respond

GENTRY -- In order to give voters opportunity to compare the positions and views of James Furgason and Katrina Cryer, both candidates for the Ward 1, Position 2, seat on the Gentry City Council, the Eagle Observer sent to both candidates the same eight questions, asking them to respond to each question in 50 words or less. Their answers follow unedited. Continue Reading »

S A little doctrine for my kids: What about good works? Are they necessary?

While no one can be saved by his good works because of the sin and imperfection which permeates all we think, say or do, God does desire and command that we do good works. Continue Reading »

S Jesus' answer to a crossless Christianity

"And he began to teach them, that the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders, and [of] the chief priests, and scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again. And he spake that saying openly. And Peter took him, and began to rebuke him. But when he had turned about and looked on his disciples, he rebuked Peter, saying, Get thee behind me, Satan: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but the things that be of men." Mark 8:31-33 (Read 27-38) Continue Reading »

S Womack talks politics at Gentry Coffee with Congressman event

GENTRY -- "It's all about arithmetic," U.S. Rep. Steve Womack said of the upcoming election at his visit to Gentry on Thursday. "It doesn't matter who is running; it's about the numbers." Continue Reading »

S Affordable Care Act is misnomer

While I don't really care to become involved in all the political rhetoric that is filling the airwaves and Internet bandwidth during the U.S. Senate campaigns, I can tell you that one thing I have heard on the commercials is true. That deals with health insurance and Obamacare. Continue Reading »