S What does the Bible teach? Have you read it?

What does the Bible teach? Sad to say, most people have not read the Bible in its entirety and many have no idea what it really teaches. Though much more detail could be provided, what follows is a brief summary of the Bible's teaching. What does the Bible teach? 1) That the Triune God -- Father, Son, and Holy Spirit -- created all things good, including man, as described in Genesis 1-2, and that He still preserves all things. It is as the Bible says in Nehemiah 9:6.... Continue Reading »

S Council calls for special election, approves additional fire department funds

HIGHFILL — Council members, at their Nov. 14 meeting, unanimously approved the expenditure of up to $12,000 from the city's general savings account to cover fuel reimbursement costs for the members of the Highfill Volunteer Fire Department for the current year. Continue Reading »

S Lady Pioneers struggle at boards, lose two

GENTRY — The Lady Pioneers struggled at the boards and from the free-throw line Friday night and were defeated by the visiting Lady Eagles from Huntsville, 52-29. Continue Reading »

S Aquaponics system expanded at Gentry High School

GENTRY -- The aquaponics growing system in the greenhouse at Gentry High School is growing too. A new tank was being added for fish last week, and new growing beds were being installed. Continue Reading »

S Adventist Academy invites residents to live nativity

“From Christmas to the Cross” is theme of scenes to be portrayed

GENTRY -- Ozark Adventist Academy is inviting area residents to take a journey back in time and walk through the streets of Bethlehem, all the way to Calvary, and experience the sights and sounds of the birth of Christ, His life, His crucifixion and His resurrection. OAA is staring a new Christmas tradition as its cast of 90 to 100 participants portrays the events of Christ's life, "From Christmas to the Cross." Continue Reading »

S Pioneers get past Tigers, fall to Eagles

GENTRY -- The Gentry boys basketball team grabbed the lead early and hung on to defeat the visiting Green Forest Tigers by the close score of 60-56 on Nov. 14 at Gentry High School. Continue Reading »

S Do we give the Lord the glory due His name?

Weekly Devotion

"Give to the Lord, O families of the peoples, give to the Lord glory and strength. Give to the Lord the glory due His name; bring an offering, and come into His courts. Oh, worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness! Tremble before Him, all the earth." Psalm 96:7-9 Continue Reading »

S Ribbon cut at Y12 Asian Food Truck

GENTRY -- A Gentry chamber-sponsored ribbon cutting was held on Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Y12 Asian Food truck, parked just south of the Little Debbie Store on Arkansas Highway 59 in Gentry. Crystal Vang is the owner and her number is 479-212-1879 for more information or to order. Continue Reading »

S Ribbon cutting held at Wise Twice But Nice

GENTRY -- A ribbon cutting, sponsored by the Gentry Chamber of Commerce, was held Nov. 8 at Wise Twice But Nice on Main Street in Gentry. The secondhand store sells everything from electronics to clothing and household goods. Continue Reading »

S Future construction projects outlined for school board

GENTRY — In a special meeting on Monday, Nov. 13, Gentry School Board adopted a master plan for facilities over the next 10 years and heard the results of a review of current facilities in regard to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Continue Reading »

S Flawed view of man leads to flawed solutions to violence

While many may not agree with me, I'd like to point out a denial of Biblical truth which has permeated modern thinking and leads to flawed approaches to dealing with what psychologists and sociologists would call deviant or pathological behavior -- deviant being contrary to socially-accepted norms, and pathological often being associated with mental deficiencies and mental illness. Continue Reading »

S Are you ready for the Day of the Lord?

Weekly Devotion

"Woe to you who desire the day of the Lord! For what good is the day of the Lord to you? It will be darkness, and not light...." Amos 5:18 (read v. 18-24) Continue Reading »

S Three Gentry young men arrested in connection with commercial burglary, theft

Man arrested for possession of controlled substance

GENTRY -- Steven D. Piquet, 20, Dylan J. Ansaldo, 19, and Dillon S. Chamberlain, 19, all of Gentry, were arrested on Oct. 23 in connection with a reported incident and commercial burglary and theft from a Gentry business, according to Gentry Police reports. Continue Reading »

S Southside ends Gentry's playoff bid at Batesville

GENTRY — The Pioneers ended their season and playoff bid on Friday night when they lost, 42-13, to the Southerners of Southside High School in Batesville. Jon Faulkenberry and the seniors on the Gentry football team led their teammates in paying tribute to America's veterans by carrying American flags when they ran out onto the football field on the eve of Veterans Day. Continue Reading »

S Council declares vacancy, rejects bids

GENTRY — A vacancy was declared on the Gentry City Council at its Nov. 6 meeting following the resignation of Kyle Jordan from his Ward 2 post on Nov. 3. Jordan resigned because he moved from Ward 2 to a different ward in the city. With the vacancy declared, the mayor will accept letters of interest and applications from residents of Ward 2, with the council appointing a replacement member of the board at its regular December meeting, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4. Continue Reading »