Gillett News

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...


(L-R) Ethan Holzhauer, Trent Caldwell, Jane Hubsch, Decoda Caldwell, Emma Ellenburg, Hunter Ellenburg, Annabelle Barnett, Leah Muse, Kara Holzhauer, Kahlan Philipp and Kelsey Holzhauer.  Lutheran Program
The children of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Gillett performed their Christmas program "What Child is This?" On Sunday, Dec. 18.  Joli Holzhauer...


Gillett Elementary Spelling Bee
Gillett Elementary School recently held their annual spelling bee. The first place winner was Josh Haynes, second place was Emma Sullivan, and...


Members of the Community Choir include: Norma Holzhauer, Tricia Young, Margaret Carlow, Rose Ella Smith, Linda Smith, Bonnie Wilbanks, Barbara Menard, Scott and Karen Place, Heneritta Gordon, Helen Wallace, Pastor Chad, Joni and Mahalie Phillip, Joanna Best, Eddie Best, Claudette Cover, Dawn Teer, Larry Bauer, Marion Fuhrman, Donnie Shepherd, Kathy Trites, Donna Barnett, Seth Place, Carolyn DePascale, Jake Coburn and Matt Lowe Gillett Community Cantata
The Gillett Community Choir gathered together once again for a breathtaking musical performance! The glow of candle light, the smell of warm...


Gillett’s Citizen of the Year Tricia Young poses with the two favorite men in her life, husband Monty and son Bart of Fayetteville. Gillett Christmas at Jesswein Park
The culmination of the annual Gillett Christmas celebration was held at Jesswein Park, near the town center. There was a chill in the air and a...


Kara Holzhauer is so excited to receive her autographed copies from Knapp Author Visits GES
Author Jefferson Knapp visited Gillett Elementary on November 2. He shared many funny stories from his childhood and how they influenced his...


Blessing of the Backpacks
Gillett United Methodist Church had a “Blessing of the Backpacks” during their service on Sunday, August 14th. All of the kids bought their...


Anna Rose Lowe, Kelsey Holzhauer, Chloe Belle Grantham, and Sophia Whiting attended Church Camp, Camp Lake Stephens in Oxford Mississippi. Gillett Youth Spends Time on Mississippi


“Is there a Farm Family in the house?” Luckily there is!  2016 Arkansas County winner Scott Place graciously allows the children to each have a turn on the tractor! Alexis, Chloe-Belle Grantham, Kelsey Holzhauer, Sophia Whiting, Emma Everett, Amy Coulson, Jaden Wallace, Trent Place, Josh Haynes and Sydney Long can all say that they've been on a big John Deere, as if they hadn't already! Gillett VBS
The Gillett Community Vacation Bible School was held last week and sponsored Gillett United Methodist and St. Paul's Lutheran churches. The theme...