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S Gentry Council candidates respond

Candidates answer questions regarding views and plans

GENTRY — Since there is one contested race for a council seat, the Eagle Observer sent a questionnaire to the candidates for the Ward 1, Position 1, post and is publishing below the questions and the candidates unedited answers for our readers to review. Continue Reading »

S Lady Lions finish regular season with win over Gentry

GENTRY -- The Lady Pioneers came close to winning in the first set but fell to the visiting Lady Lions of Gravette in three straight sets on Thursday night, 25-23, 25-9 and 25-14, giving Gravette the final win of the regular season. Continue Reading »

S Highfill approves additional rezoning request

HIGHFILL -- The city council, on Oct. 11, approved the rezoning of 60 acres of land belonging to Sach D. and Codi Oliver from rural-residential to light industrial. The 60 acres was surrounded on three sides by Matthias land rezoned for industrial use last month. Continue Reading »

S Lions come from behind to defeat Bobcats

GRAVETTE -- The Lions held their host team, the Berryville Bobcats, to two touchdowns and a two-point conversion on Friday as they came back from a first-quarter deficit to take the lead and win the game. Continue Reading »

S Continue in the Word!

Weekly Devotion

"But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them; and that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: that the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works." 2 Timothy 3:14-17 KJV Continue Reading »

S Cause of Springtown fire remains undetermined

SPRINGTOWN -- The cause of a fire in Springtown which burned a shop building, tools and building supplies belonging to Paul Lemke remains undetermined, according to the Benton County Fire Marshal's Office. Continue Reading »

S Portable classroom purchased by school district

GENTRY -- A new portable classroom ordered over the summer arrived and was being assembled last week. Continue Reading »

S Cyclists create stream of color in first annual glow ride

GENTRY -- Bicycles and riders filled a good portion of the north side of Gentry's city park on Saturday night as riders got ready for the first annual glow ride in Gentry. Continue Reading »

S How should we practice church fellowship?

When are we to avoid churches and teachers?

Since Jesus commanded us to disciple the nations by going, baptizing in the name of the Triune God and teaching them to observe all which Jesus taught and commanded (Matthew 28:18-20), and since Jesus warns against false prophets who come to us in sheep's clothing (Matthew 7:15-23), we, as Christians, are to discriminate between churches and teachers which are faithful to Christ and that which is taught in His Word (orthodox churches and teachers) and those which are not faithful to Christ and His Word (false and heterodox churches and teachers) and to practice church fellowship (joining together in those things which one would do with fellow believers, such as worship, prayer, reception of the Lord's Supper, evangelism, mission work, etc.) only with those who are faithful to Christ and His holy Word. Continue Reading »

S Flint Creek Nature Area now open to visitors

GENTRY — With the exception of a bridge over the dam and spillway, the paving of trails is finished at the Flint Creek Nature Area on the south side of Gentry; and the trails give park visitors the opportunity to take a walk along the spring-fed fishing ponds and streams and through the woods near Flint Creek without making a pathway through weeds and brush. Continue Reading »