Gravette Day proves to be hot time
Originally published August 18, 2010 at 1:13 a.m., updated August 20, 2010 at 3:11 p.m.
Gravette Day on Saturday lived up to its reputation as a hot August day, with the temperature climbing to the 104-degree mark in mid afternoon.
The day started almost cool, with a slight drizzle which ended before parade time when more than 60 units took part in the 10 a.m. display of floats, pretty girls, fire trucks, some politicians, lots of GHS alumni entries, Shriners, horses ... and lots and lots of candy thrown from the various entries.
A huge crowd that attended the Kiwanis Club pancake breakfast as visitors, many of them former Gravette students and residents, rekindled memories with friends.
Following the parade, the Bank of Gravett held its annual “money drop” as a large crowd scrambled for ...