State’s confirmed virus cases rise by 606; 7 new deaths reported Arkansas confirmed 606 new cases of covid-19 on Wednesday, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said, and recorded an additional 95 probable cases from antigen tests, for a combined increase of 701 confirmed or probable cases. by Nyssa Kruse
Gallery Cafe opens under new but old ownership DECATUR --"He sure hasn't lost his touch!" A customer exclaimed as he exited a building Sept. 8. What the customer was referring to is the grand reopening of The Gallery Cafe, one of downtown Decatur's predominant eateries. by Michael Eckels
Gravette Fire Department holds Sept. 11 memorial service GRAVETTE -- Members of the Gravette Fire Department, assisted by Gravette police officers, held a remembrance ceremony Friday morning, Sept. 11, to honor fallen firefighters who lost their lives in the tragic events of 2001. Several area residents attended the ceremony in the parking lot at CV's Family Foods and many others watched as it was live-streamed on the fire department's Facebook page. by Susan HollandMore News
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Keeping your skin's best interest in mind You know the saying, "You wear your emotions on your sleeve?" Well, it's probably more accurate to say you wear your emotions on your skin. How you feel on the inside can influence how you look on the outside. Adopting daily healthy habits is essential for looking and feeling your best.
Hometown Events Gentry American Legion meetingMore Community News
Gravette comes up swing in 4a golf competition WESTSIDE -- With football, volleyball and even cross country in full swing, it is easy to overlook one high school sport that is also well into its 2020 season. by Michael Eckels
Bulldogs fall to Bobcats in high-scoring game DECATUR -- In their first meeting since the expansion of the eight-man football league in early May, the Marshall Bobcats traveled to Decatur to take on the Bulldogs in Decatur's first home varsity game of the 2020 season. It was an action-packed night for fans on both sides of the bleachers as the contest netted a total of 94 points by the end of the 48-minute contest. But in the end, a pair of touchdowns late in the fourth quarter gave the Bobcats the game by 12. by Michael Eckels
Lady Lions fall to Lady Blackhawks in straight sets GRAVETTE --The Gravette Lady Lions played host to the Lady Blackhawks from Pea Ridge Sept. 8 in their new home at the competition gym in Gravette. The Lions fell in three straight sets but no set scores were made available to the Eagle Observer by press deadlines. by Michael EckelsMore School and Sports
Is there time to ... ? These aren't the words I had pounded out on the old Smith-Corona for this 'cuff. I'm not even gonna mock the old Corona for having a name that is not popular these days. That other 'cuff will have to wait. If it ever reaches print, it'll be a miracle.
When did they start hiring little kids to do the TV news and weather? This is one of those days I am forever wishing for! I have spent the entire working day without breaking anything! I did not have a flat, run low or out of fuel in the truck, tractor or pickup. I did not knock my dishes off the table accidentally or spill my coffee. I found first thing this morning that 20% of the area was most likely to get some rain and the temp was staying way below the three digits.
Historically illiterate seek to destroy document that gives, protects their freedom Constitution Day, Sept. 17, the day Americans celebrate the signing of the Constitution, which was then sent to the states for ratification, is almost here. The numerous attacks on it, its founders, and the anarchy in our big cities today should give us cause to reflect upon what a gift it was and still is to mankind.More Opinion
RELIGION: Put on bowels of mercy "Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering; forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye." Colossians 3:12-13 by Randy MollMore Religion