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DeWitt Cemetery Association Hosts Annual Fundraiser
The DeWitt Cemetery Association held its annual fundraiser to raise money for the upkeep of DeWitt Cemetery on Saturday, February 2, 2019 in the...

Acres of Help, Inc Hosts Seventh Annual Fundraiser Banquet
Acres of Help, Inc. is a group of locals that come together to advance the general welfare and health of the citizens of South Arkansas County....

Three Rivers South Chapter Hosts Annual DU Banquet
To celebrate the end of the 2018-19 duck season, the Three Rivers South Chapter of Ducks Unlimited held their annual Ducks Unlimited Banquet on...

Pies Were a Huge Hit During the CBCC Fundraiser
The small town of Crocketts Bluff, with a population of a little over thirty residents, was a busy area during the annual Hamburger and Pie Auction...

DeWitt Cemetery Association Hosts Annual Fundraiser
The DeWitt Cemetery Association held its annual fundraiser to raise money for the upkeep of DeWitt Cemetery on Saturday, February 2, 2019, in the...

DES Takes on the Great Kindness Challenge
Have you ever just sat back and thought about what a random act of kindness really does? Sure, they make you feel good and make someone else feel...

Crews Respond to House Fire
On Wednesday, January 30, 2019, the DeWitt Fire Department responded to a fire at the corner of Second and Dudley Street. The fire department...

St. Luke Lutheran Church Hosts 58th Annual Spaghetti Dinner
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church held its annual spaghetti dinner on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Attendees were greeted by...

1st Annual Camra’s Closet Brings Huge Success
Camra Kidd Davis was the type of person that would give you the shirt off of her back, even if she didn’t even know you. She was a loving mother to...

1947 Photos of Ruffin School
The winter of 1946-47 was moderately brutal but my mama got a Kodak Box Camera for Christmas. Not all of the kids in the first photos are students....

Everett Selected as DAR Good Citizen
“What new challenges will America face as we move forward into the future?” was the question of the patriotic essay answered by Kinsey Everett of...

Everett Crowned 2019 Miss DeWitt
It was a beautiful Winter’s day on Friday, January 25th, as the DeWitt High School Student Council continued their long-standing tradition of...

Third place in Junkyard Jalopies was Leah Muse. DHS Student’s Artwork Chosen As January Faculty Favorites
DeWitt High School Art teacher, Hollye Bearden, displays the most recent art projects completed by her students in the hallway of the high school...

DeWitt City Council members begin the new year. From left: Debbie Fox, Perry Simpson, Dallas Traylor, city attorney - T. Buie, City of DeWitt Mayor - Jimmy Black, City Clerk - Lelia Bell, Michael Burford, Brent London, and Robert Young. DeWitt City Council Begins 2019 With New Faces
The beginning of the 2019 New Year brought back some familiar faces and welcomed some new faces on the DeWitt City Council. Newly elected Mayor of...

DES Hosts Annual Rodeo Roundup Fundraiser
The DeWitt Elementary cafeteria and gym was filled with children of all ages during the DES Rodeo Roundup that was held on Friday, January 25,...