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...

Extension Service Offers Annual Income Tax Schools
The annual Income Tax School, presented by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, will feature the same experienced instructors and continuing education...

Arkansas County Totals in the 2016 General Election
6,244 total ballots cast, final but unofficial results US PRESIDENT/VICE PRESIDENT Donald J. Trump and Michael Pence (Rep.) - 3,825 Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine...

Trump and Clinton Agree to Be Wrong on Ethanol
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump don't agree on much -- except the Renewable Fuel Standard. Too bad they're both wrong. The policy requires America's gasoline supply be...

This & THAT FROM AROUND MAGGIE’S HOMETOWN
870-282-8030 870-344-2963 jaymara38@yahoo.com GREETINGS: Hello friends, again. Maggie is back starting another week. I hope everyone has gotten over all...

Three Arkansas County Residents Arrested for ATV Thefts
Three arrests were made last week for ATV thefts in Arkansas County. Roger Dale Koenig of Stuttgart was transported to the Arkansas County Detention Center where he was...

2016 Arkansas County Farm Family, Scott Place receiving his plaque from Chad Philipp. The Coon Supper Continues
The 74th Annual Gillett Coon Supper was held on Saturday, January 14th in the gymnasium of the Gillett School. What started out as a traditional...

Police Report
On December 12, DeWitt Police Sgt. Brad Bazarow, along with Officer Beatty were traveling south on West 2nd Street when they observed a copper Saturn making a right turn...

Police Report
On December 5th, DeWitt Police Officer, Alex Tuck was dispatched to 715 W. 10th Street in response to a caller stating her son was beating on her. Upon Tuck’s arrival, the...

DeWitt Police Report
On November 21, Officer Alex Tuck was on patrol with Officer Jamie Irons traveling west-bound around the area of 3rd/Main St. when they noticed a vehicle at the...

The Wrath To Come
Matthew 3:7 “But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to His Baptism, He said unto them, oh generation of vipers who hath warned you to flee from the wrath...

“State of the Union”
No one needs to tell us it’s not what it ought to be. The State of our Union. We’re definitely a nation divided: politically, ethnically, philosophically, socially,...

A Matter of Life and Death
  A coaching friend of mine who jumped back and forth from high school to college coaching used to frequently share with me and the young men he was entrusted with about a...

Expulsion and Personnel Main Topics at Special School Board Meeting
On Monday, December 19th, the DeWitt Public School Board met in a special called meeting for a student disciplinary hearing. The hearing was called in consideration of...

Carter Hearn and Henlee Morton GT Travel Expo
On Thursday, December 8th, Gifted & Talented students from DES & GES gathered for their Travel Expo. The students have been working on a Travel...

Carrington Hollimon, Student Council President and Emcee; Abby Noblin, Student Council Vice President and curtain controller; and Kiana Wright, Treasurer and MC. 2016 DMS Talent Show
DeWitt Middle School held their annual talent show on Friday, December 9th. DMS is full of talent from students and teachers alike. The talent...