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S Weekly Devotion

"Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me." Mark 10:21 (Read all of Mark 10:17-31) ... How many of us are willing to sell all that we have, give the money to the poor and take up the cross of suffering to follow Jesus? Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

Gentry Lodge #222 will be again hosting its annual Scholarship Fund Chili Supper with homemade desserts on Friday, Nov. 21. Chili will be served from 5 until 8 p.m., with all proceeds going toward the Gentry High School Scholarship Program. The lodge is located at 1469 Gentry Blvd., one block north of the Arkansas Highways 12 and 59 intersection, on the east side ... Sulphur Springs Special Events Committee members will present their 10th annual "Dessert Auction" Sunday, Nov. 23, at 3 p.m., in the Shiloh Conference Center. Proceeds go to pay the cost of holiday food baskets for local families in Gravette, Sulphur Springs and the surrounding area. Dwayne Craig will be the auctioneer. Continue Reading »

S Texts lead to arrests n Burglars arrested after texts tell of crime

GENTRY -- A quick response by police and a tip from a juvenile at McDonalds led to the arrest of a Gentry man for breaking into Spirit Trucking and allegedly attempting to steal some classic cars from inside the business. Continue Reading »

S A Little Doctrine for My Kids Continued

What is prayer? Continue Reading »

S Obituaries

Bobbie Jean Johns Continue Reading »

S Quilt show continues through Friday

GENTRY -- The annual Gentry Chamber of Commerce Quilt Show began last Friday and runs through Friday of this week and features a large selection of quilts, many of them large quilts. Continue Reading »

S Cox announces resignation from Springtown position, effective midnight Dec. 31

SPRINGTOWN -- Jan Cox, treasurer and recorder for the town of Springtown, announced her resignation from the post, effective at the close of 2014, at the town's Nov. 14 council meeting, according to draft minutes. Continue Reading »

S Highfill council hears contract offer for water tank maintenance

HIGHFILL -- Council members at Highfill's Nov. 11 meeting heard a presentation by Brian Woodring of Utility Service Co., a company which services water tanks around the country and is used by Gravette, Decatur, Bentonville and Centerton. The council is considering using the company to service its water tank. Continue Reading »

S Five arrested in Decatur drug bust

DECATUR -- Benton County sheriff's deputies, with the assistance of the Decatur Police Department, executed a "no-knock" search warrant at 494 Hill Ave., in Decatur, on Thursday, and arrested five on charges related to the possession of illegal drugs ... According to the affidavit, members of the BCSO Special Weapons and Tactics Team executed the search warrant Thursday evening. Continue Reading »

S Obituaries

Patricia 'Pat' Baldwin Continue Reading »