S Public invited to informational meeting on new school plans

Patrons of the Gentry School District asked for input on construction proposals and millage increase

GENTRY — A community meeting to discuss building plans for a new Gentry Intermediate School will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 9, in the community room of the Pioneer Activities Complex on the Gentry High School campus. The public is urged to attend. Continue Reading »

S Will God judge America?

Will God condemn people to hell?

God does not wish to bring judgment upon America, but He will. God does not wish to condemn anyone to hell, but he will. Why do I say this? Because God Himself says it. I’ve been reading in Isaiah of late and comparing the burden of the LORD against the nations which were neighbors to Old Testament Israel and Judah and then comparing that to the fulfillment of those prophecies in history. In some cases world powers were overthrown and wiped out in a single night. Continue Reading »

S Powerlifters win national awards

GENTRY — This was Gentry High School's second year to compete in the NASA High School Powerlifting Nationals. Last year Gentry had nine team members and won a national championship in two divisions. This year, there were 13 lifters who entered 15 team divisions. The Gentry Pioneer powerlifters traveled to Oklahoma City, Okla., to compete in the annual high school powerlifting competition on April 1 and 2. Continue Reading »

Borgeteien-James selected to all-star team

GENTRY — Haley Borgeteien-James, a Gentry senior, was selected to play on the West All Star basketball team this year. "This is a huge honor and it has probably been at least 10 years since we've had a girl selected to the team," said Gentry girl's head coach, Toby Tevebaugh. Borgeteien-James was regularly a high scorer for Gentry last season and was moved up to varsity during her freshman year. Continue Reading »

S Built on the rock or sand?

"But why do you call Me 'Lord, Lord,' and not do the things which I say? Whoever comes to Me, and hears My sayings and does them, I will show you whom he is like: He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently against that house, and could not shake it, for it was founded on the rock. But he who heard and did nothing is like a man who built a house on the earth without a foundation, against which the stream beat vehemently; and immediately it fell. And the ruin of that house was great." Luke 6:46-49 Continue Reading »

S Pioneers fall to Saints in Springdale

Gentry falls to Gravette on Friday

GENTRY -- The Gentry Pioneers fell to Shiloh Christian, 5-1, in seven innings on Thursday at Springdale. Continue Reading »

S Subdivision plans shared with commission

GENTRY — Members of the planning and zoning commission on Thursday got a brief glimpse at conceptual plans to build a large subdivision in the southwest part of the city. Mike James, of Gentry, showed commission members conceptual drawings of a subdivision with almost 300 new homes which he hopes to have built west of Taylor's Orchard on both the north and south sides of Marion Lee Road to the west of Overdale Road. Continue Reading »

S 'Sea of Dreams' theme for Gentry's prom

SILOAM SPRINGS -- "Sea of Dreams" was the theme for Gentry High School's prom held Saturday night at the Cypress Barn in Siloam Springs; and the barn, decorated with an underwater theme, was quickly filled with Gentry students and their dates in formal and semi-formal attire. Continue Reading »

S Gentry takes first, second in Pioneer Relays

GENTRY — The Gentry boys' track team took second place at the Pioneer Relays in Gentry on Friday, behind the Siloam Springs' team. Siloam Springs finished with 173 points, outscoring second-place Gentry, which had 136. Shiloh Christian had 83, Gravette had 59, Prairie Grove 58, Pea Ridge 57, Rogers Heritage 27, Lincoln 21, Decatur 10, Mulberry 9 and West Fork 3. In high jump, Bryan Harris of Gentry took first, clearing 5 feet, 8 inches. Cole Cripps finished in third place with his jump of 5 feet, 4 inches. Jon Faulkenberry of Gentry and Alex Fink of Gravette also cleared 5 feet, 4 inches. In long jump, it was Cole Cripps in first place with his jump of 19 feet, 6.5 inches, beating out Trent Lyon of Siloam Springs by a half inch and Bryan Harris by 2.5 inches. Continue Reading »

S Lions play ball, bring home one win

GRAVETTE -- The Lions played a lot of baseball last week, with games on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and two on Saturday, but the final results were a bit tough to swallow. Continue Reading »

S Police arrest two on disorderly charges

GENTRY -- Police arrested Shaun Willett, 34, of Gentry, on April 6, in connection to reports of disorderly conduct, criminal mischief and violating a no-contact order. Willett is alleged to have stopped vehicles, confronted drivers with abusive and profane language and damaged a car with a basketball. Continue Reading »

S The human race is in denial

The human race is in denial! Mankind refuses to accept the truth even though it is evident each and every day. What truth do people deny -- perhaps, more than any other? The truth recorded in Genesis 3, the curse brought upon all of creation because of sin! Continue Reading »

S Lady Lions fall in conference games last week

GRAVETTE -- The Lady Lions beat Scranton, 4-1, on Friday but fell to Farmington and Huntsville earlier in the week. Continue Reading »

S Morris to run for Arkansas Tech

GENTRY — It comes as no surprise that Mallory Morris, a senior at Gentry High School, would continue her running career in college. She came into high school running and is going out on a running scholarship. Continue Reading »

S Tired Iron show never gets old

GENTRY -- Though quiet now, the show grounds of the Tired Iron of the Ozarks were alive last weekend with the sounds of old engines, the clanging of hammers on hot iron in the blacksmith's shops and the buzz of the saw mills as large logs were cut into timber planks. Tractors which often rest quietly in a barn or shed roared to life on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, to pull wagons and give rides, to plow a small field and to demonstrate their power and usefulness. Continue Reading »