S How can he forgive sins?

Weekly Devotion

"And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the man sick of the palsy; Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee." Matthew 9:2 (Read v. 1-8) _ In private confession and absolution, and each Sunday in corporate worship, sinners confess their sins to the Lord God and look to Christ Jesus and His cross in faith for the forgiveness of sins; and the pastor announces unto them the grace of God and, in the stead and by the command of our Lord Jesus Christ, forgives the sins of penitent sinners. "But who can forgive sins but God alone?" some may ask.... Continue Reading »

S Council approves final plat for subdivision phase

Hears updates on bridge and water tower projects

GENTRY -- City council, on Oct. 1, approved a final plat for phase 1B of the Sunset Ridge subdivision, adopted the 2018 millage rate and discussed what to do about the feral cat situation. Continue Reading »

S Spencer crowned 2018 Gentry homecoming queen

GENTRY -- Football captains this year were Garrett Hays and Peyton Wright. The 2018 Gentry homecoming queen was Danielle Spencer. Continue Reading »

S Junior girls take powderpuff championship

GENTRY -- The junior class won the annual powderpuff football tournament at Gentry High School, defeating the seniors, 6-0, in overtime. Continue Reading »

S A personal relationship with Jesus or fellowship with God?

Answers from the Bible

We hear much talk these days about having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and, while the concept is not necessarily bad, it's not exactly Biblical. Fellowship, on the other hand, is a Biblical concept and something which believers have with God the Father through faith in the Son, Jesus Christ. Continue Reading »

S Gentry girls play hard to stay in match against Pea Ridge

GENTRY -- The Lady Pioneers fell to the Lady Blackhawks of Pea Ridge on Thursday, 25-16, 25-10 and 28-26, with the Gentry girls putting up a tremendous fight to stay in the match in the third set. Continue Reading »

S It's homecoming week in Gentry

Six seniors candidates for queen title

GENTRY -- Six senior girls will be vying for the title of homecoming queen on Friday night in Pioneer Stadium at Gentry High School. Queen candidates include Whitly Cochran, Laney Fredrick, Courtney McCollum, Danielle Spencer, Cha Chi Vang and Brently Wade. Continue Reading »

S Highfill council meets, passes resolution to appoint attorney

HIGHFILL -- With three members present and the mayor voting to make a majority, Highfill's city council held it's September meeting on the Sept. 25 and passed a resolution appointing a city attorney for Highfill. Continue Reading »

S What does God require of me?

Weekly Devotion

"And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul, to keep the commandments of the LORD, and his statutes, which I command thee this day for thy good?" Deuteronomy 10:12-13 Continue Reading »

S Pickin' Time draws multitudes of shoppers to area

GENTRY -- One could find almost anything for sale in Gentry and the surrounding communities along Arkansas Highway 59 last weekend, from clothing and household items to sporting and fishing gear to antiques and collectibles. Parking lots and open areas along the highway were filled with booths and merchandise for sale from Thursday through Saturday. Continue Reading »

S Westrick crowned Gravette homecoming queen

GRAVETTE -- Though the football game didn't go as planned, the fans were delighted by the Gravette homecoming ceremonies as the class maids and senior queen candidates were escorted to their places on the football field and the announcements were made. Continue Reading »

S Pickin' Time on 59 begins Thursday

WESTSIDE -- Pickin' Time on 59 begins tomorrow and runs through Saturday. Continue Reading »

S Homecoming ceremonies set for Friday in Gravette

GRAVETTE -- It's homecoming week in Gravette and three seniors are vying to be crowned homecoming queen at ceremonies before the football game on Friday night. Continue Reading »

S Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit

Weekly Devotion

"...endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace." Ephesians 4:3 (Read v. 1-16) Continue Reading »

S Lady Pioneers lose two on volleyball court

GENTRY -- The Lady Pioneers continued their losing streak at the net last week, losing conference matches against Shiloh Christian on Thursday and Huntsville on Tuesday. Continue Reading »