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Gen­try Quilt Show set for Jan. 11-18

The an­nual Gen­try Cham­ber of Com­merce Quilt Show has been set for Jan. 11-18 in the Mc­Kee Com­mu­nity Room at Gen­try Pub­lic Li­brary. Hours will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, and ad­mis­sion is free. The show is spon­sored by Mc­Kee Foods. For more in­for­ma­tion or to en­ter the show, con­tact Gen­try Cham­ber of Com­merce di­rec­tor Janie Parks at 479-736-2358 or email [email protected]­trycham­ber.com.

First Bap­tist holds food pantry in De­catur

First Bap­tist Church, lo­cated at 213 E. Roller Av­enue in De­catur, holds a com­mu­nity food pantry on the sec­ond and fourth Wednesdays of the month, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the church at 479-752-3514.

TOPS meet in Gen­try

Gen­try TOPS AR113, a non­profit group which pro­motes healthy weight loss, meets ev­ery Mon­day at the First Chris­tian Church Fel­low­ship Room, Sec­ond and Giles, with a weigh in at 2:15 p.m. and the meet­ing at 3 p.m. There is a small fee to join but the first meet­ing is free.

De­catur UMC pantry open first, third Thursdays

The De­catur United Methodist Church Food Pantry is open the first and third Thurs­day evening of each month from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and of­fers food boxes to De­catur res­i­dents. All that is needed is a valid iden­ti­fi­ca­tion, a util­ity bill or piece of mail show­ing an ad­dress in the 72722 ZIP code area. Also avail­able is a USDA com­mod­ity pro­gram to res­i­dents of De­catur and other com­mu­ni­ties with­out a com­mod­ity pro­gram. The com­mod­ity pro­gram re­quires in­come in­for­ma­tion. For more in­for­ma­tion, stop by the church dur­ing food pantry hours.

GFA food pantry open Tuesdays

The GFA food pantry at the First Assem­bly of God in Gen­try is open from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. The church part­ners with the NWA Food Bank and Ru­ral Com­pas­sion to re­ceive food to be given away, in­clud­ing canned goods, fresh veg­eta­bles, bread, milk and dairy prod­ucts, eggs and meats. Other items such as toi­let pa­per, sham­poo, cleaning prod­ucts and baby sup­plies are also avail­able as sup­plies last. Clients are asked to call for an ap­point­ment. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 479-736-8415.

Lions meet­ings set in Gravette, Gen­try

The Gravette Lions Club meets at 12:15 p.m., the first and third Tues­day of the month at the Billy V. Hall Se­nior Ac­tiv­ity and Well­ness Cen­ter, 1870 Limekiln Road, in Gravette. The Gen­try Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Mon­day of the month at the Mc­Kee Com­mu­nity Room in Gen­try Pub­lic Li­brary. New mem­bers are wel­come and in­vited.

De­catur VFW Post meets

VFW Post 9834 meets at 7 p.m. on the first Tues­day of each month. Guests are wel­come.

Tired Iron club meets third Tues­day of month

Tired Iron of the Ozarks an­tique en­gine and trac­tor club meets at 7 p.m. the third Tues­day of each month at the club’s show grounds, lo­cated at 13344 Tay­lor Or­chard Road in Gen­try. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit the club’s web­site at tiredironoftheozarks.org.

Gravette Ki­wa­nis Club holds break­fast meet­ings

The Gravette Ki­wa­nis Club holds break­fast meet­ings at 7 a.m. each Fri­day at the cafe­te­ria in­side Ozarks Com­mu­nity Hos­pi­tal. Guests are wel­come.

Gravette Le­gion meets third Tues­day of month

Gravette Amer­i­can Le­gion, Post 25, meets at 7 p.m. the third Tues­day of the month at the Civic Cen­ter. All vet­er­ans are wel­come. Per­sons in­ter­ested in join­ing the Amer­i­can Le­gion, and es­pe­cially Post 25, may con­tact the Gravette post at P.O. Box 476, Gravette, AR 72736.

Singing ser­vices set at Fall­ing Springs church

Monthly singing ser­vices at Fall­ing Springs Church are held at 7 p.m. the first Fri­day of each month. The church is lo­cated north­west of Gen­try and west of De­catur on Fall­ing Springs Road.

Sub­mis­sions

Sub­mis­sions to Home­town Events may be emailed to ea­gleob­[email protected] nwadg.com.

SE­NIOR CEN­TER MENUS Week of Jan. 14-19 Gravette

Mon­day: Spaghetti with meat sauce, spinach, gar­lic bread, fresh fruit

Tues­day: Roasted turkey with gravy, glazed car­rots, broc­coli, roll, fruited Jell-O

Wed­nes­day: Chicken ten­ders, mac­a­roni and cheese, squash med­ley, bis­cuit, am­brosia

Thurs­day: Pork ten­der­loin with bal­samic cran­berry glaze, roasted pota­toes, braised cab­bage, roll, mar­ble cake

Fri­day: Fried cat­fish, pinto beans, sea­soned greens, hush­pup­pies, mixed berry crunch

Gen­try

Mon­day: Pulled chicken with gravy, steamed broc­coli, cran­berry glazed car­rots, whole-wheat roll, fruited ge­latin salad

Tues­day: Spaghetti with meat sauce, sea­soned spinach, gar­lic bread slice, fresh fruit, 2 per­cent milk

Wed­nes­day: Chicken ten­ders, mac­a­roni and cheese, sea­soned green beans, hot bis­cuit, spiced peaches, 2 per­cent milk

Thurs­day: Pork ten­der­loin with bal­samic cran­berry glaze, lima beans, steamed cab­bage, whole­wheat roll, dessert

Fri­day: Fried fish, pinto beans, sea­soned greens, corn­bread, mixed berry crunch, 2 per­cent milk

West­side Ea­gle Observer/MIKE ECK­ELS

A bald ea­gle gets more than it bar­gained for af­ter grab­bing a talon full of tree limbs while hunt­ing prey at Crys­tal Lake Park near De­catur Dec. 30, 2018. It is un­clear just what the bird cap­tured since it dis­ap­peared in a clump of trees on the south side of the lake a short time later.

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