Gillett News

Event organizer, Derek Menard and his daughter Darby release their lanterns. 2017 Gillett Heritage Days
The 9th Annual Heritage Days Festival at Menard Park in Gillett was held the weekend of May 26 & 27. The event was kicked off by the Miss Heritage...


GES Presents “Bugz” Musical
The Gillett Elementary student body presented the musical “Bugz” on Thursday, May 19 at 9 a.m. in the Gillett High School Auditorium. Shelbi White,...


Young Miss Winner Kearston Grace Glidewell 2017 Heritage Days Pageant
The Heritage Days Pageant was held at Menard Heritage Park Friday, May 26th from 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. The following are the 2017 winners: Tiny...


5th Grade Gillett Elementary Graduation
The Gillett Elementary 5th grade graduation was held on Tuesday, May 23 at the Gillett High School Auditorium. The graduates were: Kaylen Phillips,...


St. Paul's Confirms Ellenburg, Muse and Holzhauer 
Hunter Ellenburg, Leah Muse & Ethan Holzhauer were confirmed in the faith at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Gillett on Easter Sunday.  Pastor Chad...


Seth place(Jesus) washes the feet of Eddie Best(Simon Peter) Maundy Thursday at Gillett United Methodist Church
The Gillett United Methodist Church hosted an ecumenical Maundy Thursday service on Thursday, April 13. For Christians, this is a celebration of...


Gillett Easter Celebration at Jesswein Memorial Park
  The community of Gillett kicked off the Easter celebration with the annual egg hunt on Friday, April 14. Over 100 children and their parents...


Mykayla Vansickle enjoys a fruit kabob with a sweet treat topper. GES Hosts Easter Spring Party
The Gillett Elementary School hosted an Easter Spring Party on Thursday, April 15.  Parents and grandparents came to help out and watch the kids on...


Gillett United Methodist Youth Take a Stroll Up Pinnacle Mountain
On Saturday, April 1, the Gillett United Methodist youth group climbed to the top of Pinnacle Mountain in Little Rock. The following kids spent the...


Matthew Knoll wins the highly coveted “Mrs. Marian bread”, made and donated by Marian Fuhrman as Sam Place and Billy Tom Wallace make the presentation. Gillett Farmers and Businessmen’s Club Sponsors Fish Fry
  The Gillett Farmers and Businessmen’s Club sponsored a Family Night Fish Fry on Tuesday, March 28 at the Gillett Elementary Cafeteria. It was a...


Dorcas Quilters of Gillett Complete 120 Quilts for Missions
The Dorcas Quilters of Gillett have recently completed 120 quilts for local and international missions. The group displayed many of the quilts in...


Gillett UMY Progressive Dinner
The Gillett United Methodist Youth group met on Sunday, March 26 for a Progressive Dinner event. The teenagers enjoyed appetizers at the home of...


Gillett UMY Valentine Day Supper
The Gillett United Methodist Youth celebrated Valentine's Day with a banquet at the home of Dale and Vicki Reed on Sunday, February 12. The seventeen teenagers enjoyed a...
88 year old, Virginia Place sits on Santa’s lap every year! Santa Makes the Community of Gillett’s Week by Stopping at the Bank
Santa made it to Planters and Merchants Bank in Gillett on Thursday, December 22nd. From babies, to teens, to adults, everyone enjoyed sitting on...


Leah Muse, Cassie Murphy, Kelsey, Ethan and Kara Holzhauer, Hunter Ellenburg and Trent Caldwell.   Youth Visits DeWitt Nursing Homes
The youth of St. Paul Lutheran Church delivered handmade nativity crafts to both Crestpark and Dewitt City nursing homes on Wednesday, December...