S The Office of the Keys

So Jesus said to them again, "Peace to you! As the Father has sent Me, I also send you." And when He had said this, He breathed on them, and said to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained." John 20:21-23 On the evening of that first Easter Day, Jesus appeared to His disciples where they were gathered together behind closed doors.... Continue Reading »

S Yes, I do raise a few dandelions!

I mowed the other day but my yard is still full of them, those pretty yellow flowers which bloom every spring and early summer. Even though they're kind of pretty, most people don't like dandelions all that much. I guess it's because they tend to take over a lawn and keep the grass from growing into one spotless green carpet. And so, people spend a fortune on chemicals and sprays to kill them off; and some even spend hours digging them out. Of course, others of us who seem to be in the business of raising them aren't too popular with the neighbors.... Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

Gentry Senior Activity and Wellness Center is having a bake and yard sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, April 17, at the center. Proceeds will be used to support the senior meal program. Cemetery Cleanup — Falling Springs Cemetery will hold its annual clean up day at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 18. Patrons of the cemetery are asked to bring tools and come help. A board meeting will follow the cleanup ... The annual Daniel Cemetery cleanup day is set for 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 18 ... The second annual Lahoma Kay Roberts Memorial Gospel Singing Jamboree is set for Saturday, April 25, at Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs.... Continue Reading »

S Law change helps Safari

GENTRY -- Arkansas House Bill 1551, an amendment to a 2013 law prohibiting the import, possession, sale and breeding of certain non-human primates, was signed into law by Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson on April 8 and is expected to soon make life easier for the Wilmoth family and the Wild Wilderness Drive-through Safari. Continue Reading »

S Lady Pioneers lose two at home

GENTRY -- The Lady Pioneers jumped to an early lead against the Bentonville Lady Tigers on Friday, scoring four runs in the bottom of the first, but they couldn't stop Bentonville from coming back and taking the victory. Continue Reading »

S Ozark Regional Transit offers service, asks support of Gentry

GENTRY -- Representatives from Ozark Regional Transit Authority spoke to the Gentry City Council at its regular meeting on April 6 to update the council on services ORT provides to west-side communities and to seek monetary support. Jeff Hatley, mobility manager and public information officer for ORT, and Joel Gardner, executive director of ORT, told council members that the regional transit authority was seeking to expand its services into western Benton County and.... Continue Reading »

S New Street Construction

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S Springtown to use county inspector

SPRINGTOWN -- The town council, at the regular March meeting, approved drawing up a contract to use the county for its building inspection work rather than hire its own inspector. The action came after a recommendation from the town's inspector and a presentation by the county's inspector, according to unapproved draft minutes of the March 10 meeting. Continue Reading »

S Ellis leading Pioneers in golds

SILOAM SPRINGS -- Though not his best throws of the season, Zach Ellis, Gentry senior, took the gold in shot and discus at the Siloam Springs track meet on Thursday. Continue Reading »

S Gentry boys outscore Lead Hill

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S Car show held in Gentry on Saturday

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S Boozman visit with local mayors

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S Lady Lions come back, win

GRAVETTE -- The Lady Lions battled their way back to bring home a 6-4 victory when they traveled to Pea Ridge on April 6, tying things up in the fifth and taking a two-run lead in the top of the seventh. Continue Reading »

S Gentry wins on soccer field

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S For Good Cause

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