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

The Pippinger brothers (Kaden and Hudson) are just happily waiting to get on the tractor! 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...

Gillett EHC Studies “Ikigai” in June
The Gillett Extension Homemakers Club held its June meeting in the home of Dorothy Connelly with five members present. Margie Hackney, club president, called the meeting...

State Capitol Week in Review
From Senator Jonathan Dismang LITTLE ROCK –Arkansas state government ended its fiscal year with a surplus of $177 million. When he announced the surplus, the governor...

State Capitol Week in Review
LITTLE ROCK – The legislature enacted an evaluation method for teachers and principals with passage of Act 1209 of 2011. A pilot project was used in 11 school districts in...

Organization accepting nominations for Arkansas forestry leaders
LITTLE ROCK– The Arkansas Urban Forestry Council is accepting nominations in its annual awards program to recognize the actions of exceptional individuals, businesses and...

2016 Geauxrilla Flotilla was a huge success this year! 3rd Annual Buck Finn’s Geauxrilla Flotilla
The 2016 3rd annual Buck Finn’s Geauxrilla Flotilla conquered the White River Saturday, July 16 with over 400 boats and 1200 people participating....

DeWitt Middle School Supply List 2016-2017
GRADE 6 A folder with Pockets will be needed for the Odyssey class (any color.) Because of limited locker space, the large 3-ring binders or zip-up binders are not...

These newly trained Master Gardeners are ready to get planting, growing and sharing in the community:  Linda Partridge, Heidi Duffield, Stacey Nelson, Charlotte Sigler, Nancy Stewart, Brenda Tower, Eric Glaser, Sue Chapman, Carla O’Dell, Barbara Riley, Theresa Dupuy and President Onita Watson.  Master Gardeners Graduates New Crop
The Arkansas County Master Gardeners graduated a new crop of members on July 7. The group of 11 participated in 40 hours of intensive training...

Police Report
DeWitt Police Report On 07/11 at about 1040, Officer James Tucker was asked to come to the District Court Clerk’s Office, also in City Hall. Once there, he immediately...

Saint Charles Police Report
On 6/27/16, St. Charles Police Chief, Jamie Forbes stopped a vehicle for Speeding. While at the driver’s side window, Forbes could smell the odor of marijuana. Chief Forbes...

Police Report
On June 8, Officer Johnathan Powell received a call about a suspicious person walking around Marty Mart (2nd Street and Whitehead Drive). Upon arrival, he saw a man...

“And The Lamb Became a Dragon” (Rev. 13)
First, a word of appreciation for our local newspaper publishers. They have taken it upon themselves to print sermons free of any charge. Though they may not always agree...

Self-Identifying
  I write from the midst of 2016 American culture.  Strife, fear, distrust, anxiety, anger, resentment, angst, cynicism, and dread abound.  Racism (which by-the-way no...

“The Old, Old Story”
If there was ever a time for it, it’s now. As a young boy attending a small, country church in central Arkansas, I learned a lot of old Gospel songs that continue to...

DeWitt Middle School Supply List 2016-2017
GRADE 6 A folder with Pockets will be needed for the Odyssey class (any color.) Because of limited locker space, the large 3-ring binders or zip-up binders are not...

Ranked among the top 25 best value community colleges, PCCUA has seen a 20 percent increase in enrollment for its first summer session due to several special summer promotions which are saving students hundreds of dollars in college tuition. (Marla Riddell photo) Summer Enrollment Up 20 Percent at PCCUA
    With college tuition on an upward climb in this region, students are turning to Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas to...

SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST
GILLETT ELEMENTARY SUPPLY LIST KINDERGARTEN Crayons – Box of 12 #2 Pencils – 12 White Glue – 4 oz. Bottle Glue Sticks – 2 Fiskars Blunt Tip Scissors Folder with...