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— Churches, organizations, businesses and individuals are encouraged to plan floats and entries in Gravette’s annual Christmas parade.

Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, the parade will be held Saturday, December 12. It will featurethe Gravette Marching Lions and Santa will make his appearance with treats and hot chocolate for the kids.

There is no entry fee and prizes will be awarded. The parade will line up near the Civic Center to kick-off at noon.

Care and Share Shops Plan Holiday Closing

Care and Share Shops in Gravette will close for the Thanksgiving holiday Saturday, November 21, and will be closed the remainder of November.

The Care and Share store on Main Street will open Tuesday, December 1, and will be open its regular hours Tuesdays throughSaturdays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

The C & S Specialty Shop, located at 103 Huntington, Highway 59 South, will open its regular hours each Friday and Saturday, December 4 and 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with Christmas holiday items.

Area Cities Receive Sales Tax Receipts

Area cities’ sales tax receipts for the month of October as reported in the November issue of “City and Town”, the magazine of the Arkansas Municipal League, include the following amounts.

The first figure is local sales tax receipts; the second, each city’s share of the county one-cent sales tax.

Gravette: $28,864; $29,224.

Sulphur $1,688; $10,364.

Decatur: $15,119; $20,296.

Gentry: $49,845; $37,627.

PeaRidge:$29,031;$36,237.

Centerton:$61,774;$33,148.Love Lights Contribution Addresses Are Listed

The correct addresses for persons wishing to contribute to the Love Lights a Tree cancer project are:

Mrs. Ruth Foster, Box 1076, Gravette, and Mrs.

Mary Beth Mitchell, Box 116, Gravette.

Holiday Closings

Gravette City Hall and the Public Library will be closed this Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Gravette Public Schools are closed Tuesday through Friday of this week and classes will return next Monday, November 30.

News, Pages 1 on 11/25/2009

Print Headline: Start Making Plans For Christmas Parade

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