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AP Physics Class Creates and Demonstrates Catapults
According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, a catapult is a mechanism for forcefully propelling stones, spears, or other projectiles, in use mainly...


2018 Best of South Arkansas County Business of the Year: 420 &...
In 2017, plans for a coffee house on the Court Square came to completion with the grand opening of 420 & Turnrow Coffee and Community on October 2....


December Community Calendar
Government Arkansas County Quorum Court meets the second Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. in the courthouse. Crocketts Bluff Volunteer Fire Department meets the first...
Mannis selected as first recipient of PCCUA-DeWitt mascot scholarship
Taylor Mannis, an entering freshman at Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas (PCCUA) will make history on the DeWitt campus as...


Dillion Awarded Cathy Fox Memorial Scholarship
Taylor Dillion of Almyra has been chosen as the recipient of the Cathy Jean Ruffin Fox Memorial Scholarship at Phillips Community College of the...


Briggs Hosts Annual Piano Recital
On Sunday, December 2 was the piano recital for the eighteen students of the famously talented Debbie Briggs. The beloved Christmas music filled...


A Piece of History is Destroyed During Recent Storm
The early morning storm that blew through on Saturday, December 1, took a piece of history with it. The high winds were to blame for the iconic...


Flags to be flown at Half-Staff in honor of past President George...
President Donald Trump has ordered that all United States flags be flown at half-staff for 30 days to honor former President George H.W. Bush. ...


Garbage Compactor, Surveillance Cameras, and Drainage Project...
On Monday, November 19, 2018, Mayor Ralph Relyea announced that a legal quorum was present and then he then opened the meeting with the invocation. A motion was made to...
Meins Memorial Scholarship Recipient Announced
Jolein Burns of Almyra has been chosen as the recipient of the Wilbur Meins Memorial Scholarship at Phillips Community College of the University of...


Girl Scout Troop 1309 Makes Homemade Jump Ropes
Girl Scout Troop 1309 spent some of their summer on a community service project to benefit Operation Christmas Child. Each girl was responsible...


Hill named recipient of the Pat McKewen Memorial Scholarship
Adam Hill of DeWitt has been chosen as the recipient of the Pat McKewen Memorial Scholarship at Phillips Community College of the University of...


Giving Thanks
  The Thanksgiving holiday has a long tradition here in the U.S.  The Plymouth Colony observed the first Thanksgiving in 1621.  George Washington and other early...
First United Methodist Church Celebrates 150 Years
Members of the First United Methodist Church in DeWitt, AR celebrated 150 years in ministry on Sunday, November 18, 2018. More than 300 people...


Soup Dinner, Coats, and Turkey Totes
Giving back to the community is nothing new for the members and volunteers at First Baptist Church-DeWitt. On Monday, November 19, 2018, church...