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Webb’s Sporting Goods Hosts Wally Marshall for Mr. Crappie Class
No angler is more compatible with crappie fishing than Wally Marshall. After all, he is Mr. Crappie. Mr. Crappie products have been sold in...


Shelby Long and Makayla Whiting fill backpack for foster kids.  UMY Cleanup
Gillett United Methodist Youth gathered on Sunday, February 26th at the home of Reverend Jan Edwards for a spring spruce up at the parsonage. The...


State Capitol Week in Review
The legislature has passed and sent to the governor a “campus carry” measure that was amended numerous times and applies to many more areas than college campuses. As...
Spirit of ’76 Prepare for Annual Easter Egg Hunt
The Spirit of ’76 4-H club met on Wednesday, March 15 at the County Extension Office. The kids stuffed 30 dozen plastic eggs with candy for the...


Roberson Speaks to DeWitt Senior Center
Lisa Roberson spoke to the DeWitt Senior Center on Wednesday March 1st about Alzheimer’s Disease. Roberson handed a pamphlet to each person with...


Research Highlights Effectiveness of Precision Agriculture in Fight...
As Arkansas row crop production has increasingly shifted away from cotton and toward soybeans, and as scouting methods have become better and more heavily used in the...
Johnson Ties for Seventh Overall
EDMOND, Okla. — The University of Arkansas at Monticello women's golf team began its 2017 spring season on Monday, February 28th at the Diffee Ford...


Grand Prairie Quilt Show and Share
The Grand Prairie Quilt Society met March 8, 2017 for their Sit n Sew at the Stuttgart Public Library with 11 members present.  Glenda opened the...


Gillett EHC Holds March Meeting
The Gillett Extension Homemakers Club held its March meeting on Tuesday, March 14, in the Adult Sunday School room of the Gillett United Methodist Church with three members...
Expulsion Hearing at Special Called School Board Meeting
On Tuesday, March 14th, the DeWitt Public School Board met in a special called meeting for a student disciplinary hearing. The hearing was called in consideration of...
DeWitt School Board  
  The DeWitt School Board meeting on Tuesday, March 14th was called to order by board vice-president, Drew Whiting. Superintendent, Dr. Lynne Dardenne, began the meeting...
Customers Enjoy Lunch at Crow Burlingame’s Appreciation Lunch
Crow Burlingame held their annual customer appreciation lunch March 1st from 11a.m.-1p.m. Customers and Employees enjoyed appetizing barbeque,...


Crestpark Shows Out with Mardi Gras
Crestpark Nursing Home hosted their very own Mardi Gras party on February 28th. Residents and their families enjoyed homemade gumbo, cheese dip,...


Vernie Koen Crestpark Residents Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day Party
On Friday, March 17, Crestpark Nursing Home residents were all smiles as they strolled into the dining room for their St. Patrick’s Day Party....


City Council Adopts Code Red Alert Program
On Monday, March 13th, DeWitt Mayor Ralph Relyea announced a quorum was present and opened the meeting with the invocation. After the approval of minutes from the previous...