Weekly Column from the Arkansas House of Representatives
In 1980, when President Jimmy Carter declared the week of March 8 as National Women’s History Week, he wrote “The achievements, leadership, courage, strength and love of...

State Capitol Week in Review
LITTLE ROCK – The governor announced that he would call a special session to begin April 6 for the legislature to consider changes to the state Medicaid program. Changes...

Public Safety Committee Discusses Plans for Charitable Christian...
The public safety committee consisting of DeWitt City Council members Robert Young and Debbie Fox met with Mayor Ralph Relyea February 18 to discuss possible ideas for the...

Gary Edwards (left) and Michael Neathery (right) of BKD, LLP, present Flora Sisemore with the Milestones in Banking award, honoring her 50+ years of service to the Arkansas banking industry. Sisemore Honored as ‘Milestone Banker’
Local banker Flora Sisemore was among 30 longtime Arkansas bankers honored with the BKD Milestones in Banking Awards at the 126th Annual Arkansas...

“We Won’t Stop Until CF Stands for Cure Found”
Lizzy West is the 23 year-old daughter of Gary and Virginia West. She is a graduate of DeWitt High School and PCCUA. At a very early age, Lizzy was...

Jordan Davis and Alex Rhodes giving Ava a good bath! 2016 Dog Days
The DeWitt Dog Days was held Saturday, May 14th on the Court Square from 10:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. to raise money for the animal shelter. The day...

Wilson Included on Dean’s List
SEARCY, AR- Koby Wilson, a Criminal Justice Major at Harding University from De Witt, is among more than 1,300 University students included on the...

Free Community Health Fair
The Watkin Chapel Missionary Baptist Church is offering a Free Community Health Fair Friday, March 18, 2016 from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. at 800 South Juniper in Pine Bluff,...

Ag Safety Awareness Week is March 6-12
LITTLE ROCK — Across the country, Farm Bureaus are making safety a top priority this spring through the Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP). As a part of ASAP,...

To Those Who Have Been Trying to Believe
How often during my many years of ministry have I heard a supposed Christian say, “Brother, I am trying to believe God; I know I am supposed to believe him, and I want to...

“Never Forget”
Memorial Day. For some, it’s the start of the summer vacation. Picnics. Barbeques. Family get-togethers. Boating. Baseball games, etc. But, to all true American...

“Faith, It’s So Very Simple”
I heard a story once that comes to mind again, as I prayed for a sermon for the newspaper. It so vividly sets forth the childlike faith that the Lord requires of us. A...

Miss Arkansas just had to lead the student body in calling the hogs! Miss Arkansas Visits Gillett Elementary
The beautiful and talented Loren McDaniel, also known as the reigning Miss Arkansas, made a special visit to the students of Gillett Elementary....

These Phillips College students, who have attended classes on the Stuttgart and DeWitt campuses, were among those recognized as 2016 honor graduates during a special reception hosted by the college. They are (front, L-R) Dylan Iglecias, Lance Fields, Erika Bader, Jennifer Pratt, Amanda Hanson, Brittney Isom, Elizabeth Vazquez Rodriguez, (back) Mackinley Anderson, Cody Bowlan, Kayla Vandiver, Gabrielle Clemons, Lynde Biggs, Rita Johnson, Malik Gatson, and Christopher Scheiderer. (Rhonda St. Columbia photo) PCCUA recognizes 2016 AR County honor graduates
The 2016 honor graduates of Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas who attended classes on the Stuttgart and DeWitt campuses were...

Mary Nell Whitmore getting the students pumped up for kiss the pig! Incentive Rewards at DES

The Grand Prairie Quilt Society members with the 43 teaching dolls completed for Arkansas Childrens Hospital. The Grand Prairie Quilt Society Meeting
The Grand Prairie Quilt Society met on April 13 for their quarterly sit n' sew at the First Christian Church fellowship hall with twelve members...

“Butch” Maguffey gets his yearly shots, while his human mom, Tara Maguffey gives moral support. Rabies Vaccine Clinic Held in St. Charles
Charles and Dr. Robert Prescott of Pet Tracks, DeWitt hosted their annual Rabies Vaccine Clinic, Saturday at the Fire Station in St. Charles. Dr....

Tiny dancers Maggie Abel, Avery Slane, Braylee Hearn, Kani and Landri Hornbeck are ready to rock out to “Did I Mention”! X Factor Dance Recital
The sixth and final recital of The X Factor Dance Studio was held Sunday at The Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart. The performance, aptly titled,...