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S Eagle Watch coming alive with spring photo opportunities

Good photo results can be obtained without spending a fortune

GENTRY -- The Eagle Watch Nature Trail is coming to life with spring flowers and opportunities to view birds and other wildlife on SWEPCO Lake and in the surrounding woodlands and fields. Continue Reading »

S Local athletes take golds in Pioneer Relays

GENTRY -- Chastery Fuamatu, a senior from Gentry High School, took first in the women's shot put and discus at the Pioneer Relays in Gentry on Thursday. She threw the shot 39 feet, five inches -- 10 feet, four inches further than the second-place throw; and she threw the discus 122 feet, 10 inches -- 46 feet further than her nearest competitor. Clark Mason, a Gentry senior, took first in the discus with a throw of 145 feet, 2 inches -- almost 20 feet past the second-place throw. Other local athletes taking golds included Aidan Patton of Gravette in the shot put and Dayten Wishon of Gravette in the high jump. Continue Reading »

S Lady Pioneers win one, lose two

GENTRY -- Big third and sixth innings gave the Lady Pioneers plenty of runs to defeat Providence Academy in six and a half innings on Thursday at the Merrill Reynolds Memorial Complex in Gentry. Providence Academy scored a run in the first and fifth and three in the top of the seventh, but Gentry's six runs in the bottom of the sixth gave the girls the margin of their 11-5 victory. Continue Reading »

S Arrests

GENTRY -- Police in Gentry were seeking an arrest warrant for Jerry W. Fitts, 49, of Gentry, in connection with two felony counts of possessing a controlled substance. Continue Reading »

S Radio club discusses EMPs and damaging effects on modern electronics

BELLA VISTA -- Members of Bella Vista amateur radio club heard a presentation regarding electromagnetic pulse and its damaging effects on radios, computers, cell phones and other electronic equipment at their monthly meeting at Highland Christian Church on April 5. Continue Reading »

S Gentry loses to Pea Ridge

GENTRY -- The only score for the Pioneers when they hosted the Pea Ridge Blackhawks on April 9 came in the second inning when Ross Wilmoth, who walked as the opening batter for Gentry, scored on a fielder's choice. Pea Ridge, on the other hand, had runs in the second, third, fifth and sixth innings, before adding another seven runs in the top of the seventh for the 12-1 win. Continue Reading »

S Why do the heathen rage?

Weekly Devotion

"Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying, Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us." Psalm 2:1-3 (Read Psalm 2) This psalm certainly described what took place in Jesus' day, when He was rejected of His own people and nailed to the cross and crucified, and it was fulfilled when the religious rulers arrested Jesus' disciples and commanded them no longer to preach in Jesus' name (cf. Acts 4:23ff). Continue Reading »

S Clark, Fuamatu sign letters of intent

Both hold state titles in discus and shot

GENTRY — Gentry High School athletes Mason Clark and Chastery Fuamatu signed letters of intent on Thursday morning — Clark to throw the shot and discus for MSSU in Joplin, Mo., and Fuamatu to throw the shot and discuss for Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. Continue Reading »

S Gentry girls lose one, win three

GENTRY -- The Lady Pioneers won a doubleheader at home against the Lady Pirates of Greenland on April 3 and beat the Lady Tigers on Thursday but suffered a loss against the Lady Wolves of Lincoln on Wednesday. Continue Reading »

S Pioneers edge past Wolves

GENTRY -- The Pioneers scored three runs in the third inning and one each in the fifth and seventh to edge past the Lincoln Wolves, 5-4, on April 2. Continue Reading »