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S Cypert says won't run for re-election to school board

Gentry Zone 2 seat open for five-year term

GENTRY — Dani Cypert, school board representative for Zone 2 in the Gentry School District, announced on June 20, at the regular school board meeting, that she will not seek re-election to another term on the school board. Her four-year term expires in September. The new term is for five years. Continue Reading »

S Harps announces opening dates for new stores

Gravette store to open August 3, Gentry on September 21

GENTRY — Harps Food Stores, Inc., has announced plans to open stores in four of the nine recently-acquired Walmart Express stores, including plans to reopen the Gravette store as a Harps Food Store on August 3. Continue Reading »

S How do we become children of God?

"For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. And if you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise." Galatians 3:26-29 Continue Reading »

S What has God done to save man and to restore His creation?

Man's fall into sin, described in Genesis 3, changed everything in God's good creation. As a result, all of us are born into sin and evil fills the earth. We must work hard to earn a living. We suffer pain and illness and, finally, we die and return to the dust of the ground. But as we heard from Genesis 3:15, God promised the Seed of the woman to crush the serpent's head and undo his evil work. Continue Reading »

S It's peach-picking time at Taylor's

GENTRY — Taylor's Orchard in Gentry opened June 8 and has been a very busy place, with some of the earliest varieties of peaches already picked and sold out. But peach lovers need not worry. Other varieties are ripening and will be ready soon. Continue Reading »

S White tiger cub and wolf pups in Safari's petting zoo

GENTRY — It would be a rare sight to see a white tiger in the wild, but visitors to Gentry's Wild Wilderness Drive-through Safari can go inside the cage and even touch a white tiger cub. Continue Reading »

S Freedom Festival set for July 4th

GENTRY -- The 103rd annual Freedom Festival to be held on July 4th in Gentry City Park is only two weeks away. In addition to the spectacular fireworks display planned for the evening, the celebration will include some topnotch entertainment. Continue Reading »

S What happened to man and creation?

"What happened?" we might ask. When God created the heavens and the earth, everything was good. Adam and Eve walked in communion with God and were not ashamed. Now, the earth is full of evil and violence. Instead of loving God and seeking to honor and serve Him, people are self-centered and use and abuse others. They lie and gossip and slander. They are dishonest and steal. They lust and commit adultery and even rape. They hurt and murder. Continue Reading »

S Summer reading attendees visit the '50s, see Elvis

GENTRY -- Participants in the June 8 summer reading program at Gentry Public Library learned about popular music from the era and had a surprise visit from Elvis Presley. Some even danced with Elvis as some of his songs were played at the library. Continue Reading »

S City considers ordinances on signs, RV parks and accessory buildings

GENTRY -- Gentry City Council passed, on first readings, three ordinances -- regulating signs, recreational vehicle parks and accessory buildings -- at its June 6 meeting with all three ordinances scheduled to be brought back in July for their second readings. Continue Reading »