Walmart comes to Gentry

A 15,000-square-foot store is being built along Highway 59 near Spavinaw Stove store.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

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Walmart is coming to Gentry.

Earth work is already under way at the site of a scaled-down Walmart store on the west side of Arkansas Highway 59, just north of Spavinaw Stove store.

A Walmart spokesman on Monday confirmed the company will open a store at that location. He declined to release store details.

He did not confirm that work in Gravette is for a Walmart store.

In Gravette, plans for a new retail building, at the site of the old Gravette Hospital (which most recently was an apartment building that is no longer occupied), are pending before the Gravette Planning Commission. A public hearing scheduled for Monday was postponed until next month, according to Gravette Planning Commission chairman Mike ...


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