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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or Kari Cantrell at email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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