S Hometown Events

Meet the Pioneers night will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, in Pioneer Stadium. The event, sponsored by the Pioneer Athletic Booster Club and Farm Bureau will begin with introductions at 7:05 p.m. Coaches and instructors will introduce the band, cheerleaders and athletic teams for the fall. Farm Bureau and the Booster Club will team up to offer hamburger dinners and all the fixings. Gentry Youth Organization soccer sign-ups are due Aug. 23 for Lil' Kickers (ages 2-4) and U6 through U14. Sign-up forms are available at Gentry EZ Mart, Gentry Public Library and ABC Daycare. They can also be printed from the GYO Facebook page. Continue Reading »

S Highfill hires full-time police chief and officers

HIGHFILL -- The police department in Highfill now has its own full-time chief, following the resignation of part-time interim chief Keith Smith. Continue Reading »

S Youngest Fair Goer

One of the youngest area visitors at the Benton County Fair on Saturday was April Millsap, 5 months, with her mother Kristi. Continue Reading »

S Lions prepare for season opener

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S New Pioneer Scoreboard

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S Obituaries

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S Carnival lights up fairgrounds

The carnival lit up the night sky at the Benton County Fairgrounds on Saturday night. Continue Reading »

S Entertaining the Crowds

Kaylin Cripps and her band entertained those in attendance at the Benton County Fair on Saturday night. Continue Reading »

S Lions Club installs new officers

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S Schools Opened Monday

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S Petting a Goat

Ayden Armstrong, 3, pets a goat during the Benton County Fair on Saturday evening. Continue Reading »

S Primping before the auction

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S God still has work for us to do in our old age

"O God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works. Now also when I am old and grayheaded, O God, forsake me not; until I have shewed thy strength unto this generation, and thy power to every one that is to come." Psalm 71:17-18 Continue Reading »

S Don't do on the Web what you wouldn't do on a street corner

Some people think that what they do on the Internet is private -- that no one else knows or sees -- but that couldn't be further from the truth. Continue Reading »

S Springtown not united on trail plan

SPRINGTOWN -- Talking through the issues and reaching a consensus on a walking trail in Springtown will be necessary but not necessarily easy with the town divided on the issue and some wishing to move ahead and seek grant funding to build a paved trail for walking and cycling and others objecting and saying they live in Springtown because they like it the way it is and don't want people walking or cycling past their properties. Continue Reading »