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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...
Medicare helps pay for shingles vaccine
Anyone who has suffered from shingles knows the pain is excruciating. “Uncomfortable” doesn’t begin to describe your plight if you come down with the disease. “Miserable”...
PBJCEOC and USDA team up to deliver Food Commodities
Stuttgart, AR – Hard times across the region have left many struggling to feed their homes. For those needing help with food programs, Food Commodities may be the answer....
Quorum Court Holds February Meeting
The Arkansas County Quorum Court met February 9 at the courthouse in DeWitt. Justice Jerry Rodgers, chairman of the budget and finance committee briefed the Court on the...
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,...
Weekly Column from the Arkansas House of Representatives
Black History Month is an annual celebration during the month of February to highlight the achievements by black Americans. The event grew from a weeklong celebration...
City Passes Animal Ordinance and Residential Garbage Increase
After several months of debate and discussion, the DeWitt City Council finally passed Ordinance 790 at their meeting February 8, which will allow city residents to house up...
County and City Reinstate Deputy Court Clerk Position
Arkansas County Quorum Court amended their 2016 budget for the Southern District Court to include funding for a full-time deputy court clerk instead of only a part-time...
Weekly Column from the Arkansas House of Representatives
It is estimated that Americans use the highway system to make 90% of all trips. And close to 70% of all our nation’s goods are transported by trucks on our highways. ...
Huckabee comments on Iranian prison release, White House sanctions...
Huckabee: "'Praise God. Well done Saeed! You are a faithful servant!" MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.—Gov. Mike Huckabee released the following statement in response to the release...
Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame to Add 6 Members
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame will induct six individuals whose leadership and service have brought distinction to the state’s largest industry...
Quorum Court Holds First Round of Budget Hearings
By Terrye Seamon Our main focus today is our 2016 budget, Justice Tom Hasty, chairman of the budget and finance committee, told the Arkansas County Quorum Court at their...
Pattillo Center Offers Free and Reduced Meals
  The Patillo Center School participates in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) administered by the United States Department of...