S Weighed in the Balances and Found Wanting

"If thou, LORD, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand? But there is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be feared." Psalm 130:3-4 Continue Reading »

S Hometown Events

Gravette Days The 2014 Gravette Days, a two-day weekend celebration, will be Friday and Saturday, Aug. 8 and 9, in Kindley Park in Gravette and at other locations throughout the city. Gravette was founded in l893 and this is the city's 121st annual celebration. Festivities are planned for all ages, including softball and sand volleyball tournaments, an archery shoot and a skateboard exhibition on Friday. Saturday begins early with a Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast and youth football scrimmage. The rest of the fun-packed Saturday will include the judging and crowning of Miss Gravette 2014, pretty baby and tiny tot pageants, a juried car show, a parade and an outdoor Dutch oven cook-off. Live music and food are planned. Continue Reading »

S Planting Milo

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S Ellis practicing for even better season

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S Work progressing at new Arvest branch

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S Enjoying the Summer

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S 'Kids in the Woods' event hooks kids on outdoors

GENTRY -- Catching fish and catching crawdads were two of the much-enjoyed activities at the "Kids in the Woods" camp in Gentry's new Flint Creek Nature Area. Continue Reading »

S Coming to you from where the roads are straight and the spaces are wide

I assume I'm home by now, but I'm writing this column a few days ago from the wilds of northwest Kansas, not far from the Nebraska state line. It's the country of the Buffalo soldiers, Indian wars and Old West figures like Buffalo Bill Cody and Wild Bill Hickock. Continue Reading »

S Little prairie gives big show

GENTRY -- Once again, as a result of not mowing, Gentry's small section of native prairie has been filled with wildflowers and wildlife. Continue Reading »

S Why grow grass when you could grow food?

GENTRY -- One Gentry businessman has taken a different approach to keeping the lawn in front of his business mowed and trimmed. Instead of mowing it, he put in a community garden and shares fruits and vegetables with area residents. Continue Reading »

S Gentry man charged with raping girl

GENTRY -- A Gentry man was arrested on July 11 and charged with raping a 14-year-old girl at his home on Crawford Street. Continue Reading »

S Enjoying an afternoon of fishing

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S Safari allows children to experience exotic animals up close and personal

GENTRY -- Where does one go to give children and family members an experience they will never forget? It's not necessary to go far. A visit to the Wild Wilderness Drive-through Safari in Gentry will provide opportunities for children and adults to see a wide variety of animals up close in the petting zoo or just outside the car windows in the drive-through portion of the park. Continue Reading »

S New sidewalk to be built at school

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S Obituaries

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