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Linda Carroll Place Cover
Linda Carroll Place Cover, 76, of Gillett passed away at her home September 12, 2018.  She was born February 18, 1942 in Memphis, TN, to James Carroll and Lady Wallace...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR – POW/MIA DAY
More than 80,000 men and women from World War II to the present day are still unaccounted for. Their families have not been able to lie to rest a loved one, nor have they...
Jones Wins FAPNM Giveaway
The Friends of Arkansas Post National Memorial, a group of volunteers who work together to support Arkansas Post National Memorial throughout the...


Hightower Family Loses Home to Fire
A DeWitt family is trying to remain positive after a fire Wednesday that turned their home into a near total loss. The fire broke out after the...


Gillett EHC Discuss Happiness
The Gillett Extension Homemakers Club held its September meeting on Tuesday, September 11, in the Fellowship Hall of Gillett United Methodist Church with Debbie Daniels as...
DeWitt School Board September Meeting
The DeWitt School Board held its regular board meeting on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Board member, Johnny Lockley, led those in attendance in prayer and the Pledge of...
College Fair Hosted For DHS Seniors and Juniors
The big question when you are in kindergarten is, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Most of us had exciting and adventurous aspirations as...


Park Grant, Gym Rezoning, and Crescent Park Drainage Discussed at...
  On Monday, September 10th, Mayor Ralph Relyea announced a quorum was present and opened the meeting with the invocation. After approval of the minutes from the August...
Arkansas County Fair Parade Around The Square
As everyone in Arkansas County knows, harvest is in full swing all around the Grand Prairie. And what better theme for the Arkansas County Fair...


82nd Arkansas County Fair
The swirling air from the carnival rides gave relief from the Summer heat during the 82nd Arkansas County Fair. People of all ages attended the...


DeWitt Police Report
September 7, 2018 – At about 1440 hours DeWitt Police Officers went to 318 S. Jefferson to do a home visit on Jason Black under search waiver. They had been told that there...
Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Recipient Speaks at First Baptist...
Christmas, a time when children’s eyes light up with excitement as they unwrap their gifts from under the Christmas tree. A time of happiness where...


Boys State and Girls State Delegates Recognized during Annual...
Each year, the American Legion Post 158, along with the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 158, recognizes the Boys State and Girls State delegates...


Arkansas County Rice Month Proclamation ARCO Judge Best Proclaims September as Arkansas County Rice Month
2018-19 Miss Arkansas County Rice, Sydney Dumond, understands the importance of rice production in Arkansas County. Arkansas ranks first among...


Left to right: 2nd Runner Up, Caitlin Jones; Miss Arkansas County, Whitney Tull; 1st Runner Up, Gillian Griffin 2018 Arkansas County Fair Queen Pageant
Gorgeous young ladies from all over Arkansas County put on their finest dresses and set out to compete in the 2018 Arkansas County Fair Queen...