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Grand Prairie Quilt Society Receive Thank You From Shriners Hospital
The Grand Prairie Quilt Society met January 9, 2018, for their Sit n' Sew at the First Christian Church fellowship hall with 11 members present....


DEWITT SCHOOL DISTRICT
On Wednesday, January 16, 2019 the DeWitt School District preschool programs at DeWitt and Gillett will be accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year.  The DeWitt...
Danner Chosen as Server for 4-H Luncheon
Autumn Danner was chosen as a server for the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service Awards Luncheon at the 4-H Center in Ferndale....


Historical Society To Hold Winter Meeting in Stuttgart
The Grand Prairie Historical Society will hold their winter meeting at the Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie in Stuttgart, Thursday, January 17, beginning at 6:00 p.m....
2018 Best of South Arkansas County Educator of the Year: Jo Ann Cox
If there is anyone who can bring positive change into the world every day, it is a teacher. When a teacher goes above and beyond to make a...


2018 Best of DeWitt’s Volunteer of the Year
Audrey Hepburn once stated, “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands - one for helping yourself, the other for helping...


1st Annual Camra’s Closet In Memory of Camra Kidd Davis
For Camra’s heavenly birthday on January 26, we are collecting items for local “CALL” (Children of Arkansas Loved for Lifetime) closets in Arkansas...


Washington named recipient of Matthew Russell Memorial Scholarship
Tyreke Washington of DeWitt has been chosen as the recipient of the Matthew Russell Memorial Scholarship at Phillips Community College of the...


Owens Wins DeWitt Senior Center Gift Basket
During their Christmas gathering on Friday, December 21, 2018, DeWitt Senior Center visitors played candy toss, had an ugly sweater contest, sang...


Santa Stops at Farmers & Merchants Bank
Dirt bikes, baby dolls, and more were some of the items discussed during Santa’s visit to Farmers & Merchants Bank on Friday, December 21, 2018....


Lee Ann Jones Memorial Scholarship Recipient Announced
Mikayla Pruner of DeWitt has been chosen as the recipient of the Lee Ann Jones Memorial Scholarship at Phillips Community College of the University...


Jr. High Cheerleaders Carol and Enjoy Dinner
The Dewitt Junior High Cheerleaders, along with Darby the Dewitt Dragon mascot, celebrated the Season of Giving by caroling for the staff and...


GES Top Reader Award Winners
The Gillett Elementary School Top Reader winners were presented with a brand new pair of Virtual Reality goggles by Librarian Melissa Grantham for their hard work and...
GES Spelling Bee Champions
The Gillett Elementary Spelling Bee Champions are: Winner Kaden Pippinger, first runner up Mallory Dobson, second runner up Kara Holzhauer, third...


DeWitt Music Department presents “A Winter Celebration”
The DeWitt High School cafeteria was filled with family, friends and loved ones who were there to enjoy an evening of beautiful music presented by...