Any person who ever attended school at Wickes even if for a short time or even if in one of the one-room rural schools you are welcome. Wickes School District closed in 2013 and in September 2013 students from Wickes, Grannis, Vandervoort, Cove, and Umpire started attending the new Cossatot River School District.
The Cossatot Senior Citizens Center is located a mile north of Wickes. Alumni are welcome to come when the gate opens at 10am. Lunch will be 11am-1pm and will be sandwiches. Visiting will follow then dinner from 4pm-6pm.
The center is a large spacious air conditioned building with plenty of seating inside and outside and plenty of parking. It has a large kitchen where dinner will be prepared.
The center will close at 8 pm and alumni can go to the annual fireworks display at Wickes or the 131st Vandervoort Picnic.
For both meals and to register in advance send $10 per person to Dood Baker, P.O. Box 301, Wickes, Arkansas 71973. Other organizers are Pat Stewart, Pat Hill and Faith Lynch.