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...

“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...

At DeWitt Nursing Home, Mayor Relyea signed a proclomation on the 9th day of May 2016, proclaiming May 8th- 14th  as National Nursing Home Week. Pictured from L-R: Charles Wallace, Wade Hudson, Annie Phillips, Charolette Hacney, Mayor Relyea, Bonnie Green Emma Fitzpatrick Ruth Akins and Ira May. Nursing Home Week at Crestpark and DeWitt Nursing Home

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,...

Crisis Energy Assistance Program to Open
Arkansas CO – As the cold weather arrives across the region, many will be left struggling to heat their homes. For those needing help paying the cost of heating their home,...

“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...

Free Speech
Living in a free society with the ability to speak and write freely about our opinions and beliefs is a precious thing. Couple that with living in an age when virtually...

“No Reserves! No Retreat! No Regrets!”
We’d do well to adopt these as our own. Born into a millionaire’s home in Chicago on November 1, 1887, William Borden’s family expected him to take over their national...

One Year Awards: Trase Bounds, Zoe Gasaway, Zoe Strayhorn, Jake Mitchell, Tiner Gunnell, Cassie Neukem, Darby Van Camp, Viktoria Dumond, Makayla Whiting, Monica Box, Zontray Kendall, Emily Golden, Caitlin Jones, and Sarah Muse. ( Front Row) Lane Stroh, Dylan Moser, Laiken Brickey, Ashtyn Beck, Jacey Wallace Molly Anderson, Emma Bullock, Shelby Long, Rachel Daniels,  and Emily West. ( Not Pictured: Stoney Griffen, Lane Eldridge, Karissa Herman, and Samuel Wright) DHS Host Academic Award Banquet
On May 9th, DeWitt High School held their annual Academic Awards Banquet to honor students for academic success. This year, there were 28 students...

Cinco De Mayo at DES
Last week, DeWitt Elementary School celebrated the Cinco De Ma yo Holiday. In Mexico, the fifth day of May commemorates the Mexican Army’s 1862...

2016 DeWitt High School Graduation Information
DeWitt High School Graduation will be held at 7:00PM Friday May 20 in the high school gym. Parents with proper parking permits will park in the student parking lot at the...

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,...