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Wilson Named Southeast Regional Elementary School Counselor of the...
Mrs. Lori Wilson was nominated by Mrs. Julie Amstutz, DES Principal for the Southeast Regional Elementary School Counselor of the Year.  The SEARK...


Customers fixing their plates Whitmore Fertilizer Customer Appreciation Lunch
On Wednesday, February 15th Whitmore Fertilizer hosted their annual customer appreciation lunch at the Arkansas County Fairgrounds. Many customers...


43rd Annual American Legion Oyster Supper
The 43rd Annual American Legion Oyster Supper was held Friday, February 17th at Camp Doughboy. They had a large turnout this year. Robert Scroggins...


Tessa Donates to DeWitt Hospital Emergency Room
Tessa Herring, the four-year-old daughter of April and Dennis Herring had her birthday on January 21st. Most kids would ask for toys, and things for themselves, but Tessa...
Reports From Area Businesses at The Chamber of Commerce Meeting
  The Chamber of Commerce Meeting was held on Thursday, February 16th. Greetings and meeting was called to order by Dr. Lynne Dardenne. Lunch was sponsored by...
Quorum Court Meeting
The Arkansas County Quorum Court met at 9:30 a.m. on February 14th, 2017 in the Southern District Courthouse in DeWitt, Arkansas. Arkansas County Judge, Thomas E. Best,...
New PCCUA workforce training coordinator to assist community needs
  Joe St. Columbia, Jr., has joined Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas (PCCUA) and is ready to assist employers in the area...


Lockley Graduates
Alta Lockley of DeWitt recently graduated from the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree. Congratulations Alta!


(Front row L-R) Annie Peters, Alice Butler, Toni Faye Butler (Back Row L-R) Barbara Jones, President, Lela Gamble, Myra Mullins, Gloria Dabner, Frankie Owens, hostess Key Extension Homemakers Club
The Key Extension Homemakers met on Feb. 13, 2017 in the home of Frankie Owens, located in Casscoe, Arkansas. The following members were present:...


Dr. Pitt Moore Currently Taking Patients at DeWitt Hospital
After graduating from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with a bachelor of science in microbiology, Dr. Pitt Moore returned to his hometown of Helena, AR, to take...
Communities Unlimited to Coordinate Possibility Workshop Series
  Tami Hornbeck, spokesperson for Communities Unlimited of DeWitt, announced a series of workshops to encourage growth and development in the DeWitt area. There are four...
2017 MISS ARKANSAS COUNTY RICE CONTEST
Rice is one of the largest grown crops in Arkansas County and is very important to the economy of our county.  In an effort to bring about a better appreciation of our rice...
4-H Day at the Capitol
More than 400 4-H members from throughout Arkansas were at the State Capitol on Thursday, February 16 to hear from Governor Asa Hutchinson and...


Hunter Ellenburg passes out decadent desserts to the dinner guests as Kelsey Holzhauer looks on. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Hosted Valentine Fundraiser
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Gillett Hosted its biggest (and best) fundraiser of the year.  The annual Valentine’s Day dinner was held at 5:30...


The Sisemores are the perfect example of a "blessed union" as they celebrate their Golden Anniversary.
by Melissa Grantham Sisemores Celebrate 50th Anniversary
Sonny and Flora Sisemore celebrated a huge milestone in their lives last weekend, one that many married couples covet...their 50th wedding...