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An­nual report to public set for Thurs­day

A special Gen­try School Board meet­ing, to in­clude the school dis­trict’s an­nual report to the public, will be held at 7 p.m. Thurs­day in the Pi­o­neer Ac­tiv­i­ties Com­plex meet­ing room. All are wel­come to at­tend.

Adult weld­ing classes con­tinue through Nov. 16

Adult weld­ing classes, be­ing held at Gravette Public Schools, be­gan Sept. 19 and will con­tinue through Nov. 16. Classes are held Tues­days and Thurs­days from 6 to 9 p.m. If in­ter­ested, visit the Gravette Ad­min­is­tra­tion Of­fice at 609 Birm­ing­ham St. S.E., or call 918-868-7822.

Prime­timers Lun­cheon set for Oct. 7 at church

A Prime­timers Lun­cheon will be held at Her­itage Bap­tist Church on Satur­day, Oct. 7, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Her­itage Bap­tist Church is invit­ing any­one ages 60 and above to the com­mu­nity event. Her­itage Bap­tist will sup­ply the meat and drinks. Those at­tend­ing are asked to bring a dish to share. Her­itage Bap­tist Trio is sched­uled for the en­ter­tain­ment. The guest speaker will be Dr. Ken Ub­bin. For more in­for­ma­tion, call the church at 479-787-6782.

Past Gen­try home­com­ing queens sought

The theme for this year’s home­com­ing in Gen­try is: “Once a Pi­o­neer, Al­ways a Pi­o­neer.” The school would like to rec­og­nize for­mer home­com­ing queens at the Sept. 29 game. Any for­mer queens plan­ning to at­tend are asked to con­tact Alishia Ram­sey at aram­sey@gen­try­p­i­oneers.com, or Kari Cantrell at kcantrell@gen­try­p­i­oneers.com.

Home­com­ing pa­rade set Fri­day in Gen­try

The Gen­try High School home­com­ing pa­rade is set for 1 p.m. Fri­day, Sept. 29. Any group or or­ga­ni­za­tion wish­ing to par­tic­i­pate should con­tact Alishia Ram­sey, aram­sey@ gen­try­p­i­oneers.com, or Kari Cantrell, kcantrell@ gen­try­p­i­oneers.com. Pa­rade lineup is at 12:30 p.m. The pa­rade be­gins at 1 p.m. The route has slightly changed this year. The pa­rade will be­gin at the high school park­ing lot, go north on Pi­o­neer Lane, turn east on Third Street (Ar­kan­sas High­way 12), north on Smith Av­enue, east on Main Street and end at Ar­vest Bank at Main Street and Rail­road Av­enue.

Li­brary book sale planned Satur­day in Gravette

A book sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Satur­day, Sept. 30, at the old Gravette Public Li­brary, just east of the city pool at 407 Char­lotte Street S.E. Books, CDs and DVDs will be avail­able at bar­gain prices, or shop­pers may fill a whole bag with books for $5. No book sale will be held Satur­day, Oct. 7, but the reg­u­lar first Satur­day book sales will re­sume Satur­day, Nov. 4.

Pickin’ Time on 59 set for Sept. 28-30

Pickin’ Time on 59, a garage­and yard-sale event in com­mu­ni­ties along Ar­kan­sas High­way 59 from Siloam Springs to Sul­phur Springs, is set for Sept. 2830, be­tween the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Check with your city of­fice or cham­ber of­fice for lo­cal rules and guide­lines.

Glow Ride set Satur­day in Gen­try City Park

A glow ride is set for Sept. 30 in Gen­try City Park. Cy­clists of all ages will ride from the park, down Main Street and back. Bi­cy­clists will meet in the park at 6 p.m. to dec­o­rate their bikes with glow sticks and lights. The ride will start at 7 p.m.

Church of God (Ho­li­ness) hold­ing re­vival

Gravette Church of God (Ho­li­ness), lo­cated at Fourth and At­lanta, will be in re­vival through Oct. 1. The speaker will be Pas­tor Mark Avery from Mex­ico, Mo. The public is in­vited to at­tend the ser­vices each night at 7:30, through Satur­day. Sun­day ser­vices are at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion or trans­porta­tion, call 479787-7312.

Lions Club bean sup­per sched­uled Satur­day

The Gravette Lions Club will spon­sor a bean sup­per from 5 to 8 p.m. Satur­day, Sept. 30, at the Gravette Civic Cen­ter, 401 Char­lotte Street S.E. Cost will be $5 for all-you-can-eat beans and corn­bread, dessert and a soft drink. All pro­ceeds will be used for Gravette Lions Club projects.

Maysville fundraiser sup­per sched­uled

A fall fundraiser spon­sored by the Maysville Ex­ten­sion Home­mak­ers Club for the ex­penses and up­keep of the Maysville Com­mu­nity Build­ing has been sched­uled for Fri­day, Sept. 29, at the Com­mu­nity Build­ing. The menu will con­sist of corn­bread and beans, coleslaw and drink for a donation. Serv­ing will be­gin at 5:30 p.m. Home­made pies and desserts will be avail­able for pur­chase as well. Do­na­tions may also be mailed to Maysville Ex­ten­sion Home­mak­ers Club in care of Gwen Sin­gle­ton, sec­re­tary/trea­surer, 13969 Wet Prairie Rd., Gravette, AR 72736.

Life Chain 2017 slated Sun­day in Gravette

All per­sons in­ter­ested in tak­ing a public stand con­cern­ing the right to life is­sue are en­cour­aged to par­tic­i­pate in Na­tional Life Chain Sun­day 2017 on Oct. 1, from 2 un­til 3:30 p.m. Life Chain calls par­tic­i­pants to an hour and a half of in­ter­ces­sion on lo­cal side­walks. This year, as in other years, Life Chain will be held on the side­walks in front of Gravette Ho­li­ness Bi­ble School. Par­tic­i­pants are asked to gather at 1:45 p.m. for prayer and to sign in. For in­for­ma­tion, call 479-787-7312.

Don­key bas­ket­ball show planned for Tues­day

The Dairy­land Don­key Bas­ket­ball Show, hosted by the Gen­try Mid­dle and High School choirs, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tues­day, Oct. 3, in the Gen­try High School gym. Ju­niors will play se­niors in the first game, and par­ents will play against school staff in the sec­ond game. Ad­vance tick­ets are $7. Tick­ets at the door (if avail­able) will be $10. For tick­ets or more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact any choir stu­dent or email Kim Acuff at kacuff@gen­try­p­i­oneers.com.

Gravette li­brary to host an­nual gala Oct. 7

The Gravette Public Li­brary is host­ing its an­nual gala from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Satur­day, Oct. 7, at the Gravette High School com­mons. Theme of the event is a “who­dun-it” mur­der mys­tery. Clues will be pre­sented through­out the evening to help guests de­ter­mine the iden­tity of the mur­derer. All those who guess cor­rectly will be en­tered in a prize draw­ing. A 1960sthemed din­ner will be catered by Steve Martinez, David Bar­ber will con­duct a live auc­tion, and mu­sic will be pro­vided by Pa­trick Bell. Tick­ets are $35 each or may be bought at a dis­count by pur­chas­ing a ta­ble of 8. Tick­ets are pre-sale only and sales will end Sept. 30. Reser­va­tions may be made by call­ing the Gravette Public Li­brary, 479-787-6955. Pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit the li­brary.

Gravette Public Li­brary plans hog raf­fle

Tick­ets are be­ing sold for a hog raf­fle spon­sored by the Gravette Public Li­brary ad­vi­sory board. Tick­ets, avail­able for $5 each or six for $25, may be pur­chased at the Gravette Public Li­brary on Main Street. The hog was do­nated by Roy Per­rine and pro­cess­ing by South­west Pro­cess­ing, South­west City, Mo. Draw­ing for the hog will be held Oct. 7 at the an­nual li­brary gala. All pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit the Gravette Public Li­brary.


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