Gillett plans coon supper Saturday


GILLETT — The 70th annual Gillett Coon Supper will be held in the Gillett High School Gymnasium at 6:30 p.m. Saturday and proceeds will go toward scholarships.

The menu will include coon, baby-back ribs, brisket, rice, and sweet potatoes.

For the past four years the Gillett Farmers and Businessmen’s Club has awarded the Gillett Farmers and Businessmen’s Scholarship to two graduating seniors from the Gillett area. Each student received a $750 a year scholarship that is renewable for four years.

Tickets are $20. For more information, contact Larry Bauer at Farmers and Merchants Bank at 870-946-3535; (home) 870-548-2859, (mobile) 870-830-4002, or write to P.O. Box 577, Gillett, AR, 72055. For program information contact Chad Philipp at 870-548-2228 (home), 870-548-2554 (work), or 870-509-0413 (mobile).