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S Why do Christians celebrate Easter?

While some are quick to criticize Christians for celebrating Easter and point to ancient pagan observances in spring and to worldly customs involving such things as Easter eggs and the Easter bunny, Christians celebrate Easter for none of these things. They have an entirely different reason to observe the festival and to celebrate. Christians observe Easter to remember and celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead on the third day following His crucifixion just outside the walls of Jerusalem. Continue Reading »

S Except a kernel of wheat die....

"Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit. He that loveth his life shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal." John 12:24-25 Continue Reading »

S Gentry soccer girls off to great season

GENTRY -- The Lady Pioneers played Dardanelle in an away conference game on April 4 and came home with another big win, 8-0. Continue Reading »

S Concession stand nears completion

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S Gentry loses to Lincoln in ninth

GENTRY -- Gentry's Lady Pioneers lost a heartbreaker in the ninth inning to the Lincoln Lady Wolves on Thursday when Lincoln picked up two runs in the top of the inning and Gentry was only able to answer with one. The final was 8-7, Lincoln. Continue Reading »

S Pioneers fall, 2-1, in soccer match

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S Pea Ridge gets by Gentry in first inning

GENTRY -- Though the Lady Pioneers out batted the visiting Pea Ridge Lady Blackhawks on April 8, they were unable to get a runner across the plate and overcome the 3-0 deficit inflicted on them in the first inning of the game. Continue Reading »

S Gravette grabs lead, holds it in close game against Stilwell

GRAVETTE -- The Lions grabbed the lead in the fourth inning of a defensive ballgame when Ethan Vanderpool scored on an RBI double to left field by Matthew Stelting and built on that lead in the fifth when Cody Fields drove in Wyatt Gibbons with a ground ball double to left. Continue Reading »

S Lions make most of hits, outscore Hillbillies

GRAVETTE -- Though both teams had eight hits in the game, the Lions capitalized on theirs to bring home a 6-3 victory over the Ozark Hillbillies on Friday. Continue Reading »

S Highfill to make road repairs

HIGHFILL -- Council members approved the expenditure of up to $40,000, to be added to two General Improvement Fund grants totalling $30,000 the city expected to receive from local state lawmakers, in order to make repairs to approximately 4 1/2 miles of Digby and Peterson Roads and apply a chip and seal surface. Continue Reading »