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Retirement Reception Held for Lonnie Stoddard
A retirement reception was held at Heritage Agriculture on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 in honor of Lonnie Stoddard. For the past 44 years, Stoddard...


PCCUA Hosts 1st Annual Career & Technical Awards Night
Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas in DeWitt held their 1st Annual Career & Technical Center Awards Night for DeWitt High...


HOMEGROWN EATING
Eating your fruits and vegetables isn’t just about improving your health. It’s about being a good neighbor, supporting local farmers and the local economy. There are many...
Faith Baptist Seniors Honored
A special celebration and fellowship luncheon was held in honor of the 2018 DeWitt High School graduates on Sunday, May 5 at Faith Baptist Church...


DeWitt School Board Holds May Meeting
The DeWitt School Board held its monthly meeting on May 15, 2018. Upon the meeting being called to order, Dr. Dardenne began by announcing that GES was presented with a...
DeWitt Chamber of Commerce Holds May Meeting
The DeWitt Chamber of Commerce held its monthly luncheon on Thursday, May 17, 2018 in the community room at PCCUA with lunch being sponsored by Webb’s Sporting...
DES Celebrates Cinco De Mayo
DeWitt Elementary School celebrated the Cinco De Mayo Holiday Thursday, May, 10, 2018. In Mexico, the fifth day of May commemorates the Mexican...


Blind Crossing
The fact that the Messiah will open the eyes of the blind is a recurring theme of the book of Isaiah and the Gospels.  The Bible clearly describes the person who is lost in...
Baker Signs with ASU Spirit Squad
Abbey Baker, daughter of Marvin and Patricia Baker, has signed with the Spirit Squad of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. The Spirit Squad...


Baker and Watkins Recognized at Bellview MBC
On Sunday May 20th, two DeWitt High School graduates, Abbey Baker and Carly Watkins were presented with Bibles by Bro. Jeff Temple, Pastor at...


The Little Red Rooster Ran For His Life
A man in a certain town raised chickens, and sold eggs and chickens to the meat market. On one of his lots there was a little red rooster who was the cock of the walk, so...
Arkansas County 4-H Celebrates Record Books!
Arkansas County 4-H members who turned in 4-H Record Books met at the Extension Office on May 7 for an Ice Cream Party to celebrate their...


Letter to the Editor: Memorial Day and National Poppy Day
As an American Legion Auxiliary Unit #158 member, I hold a special place in my heart for the parents, siblings, spouses and friends of those who served. I can’t help but...
Gillett EHC Discusses Community Service Projects
The Gillett Extension Homemakers Club held its May meeting on Tuesday, May 8, in the Fellowship Hall of Gillett United Methodist Church with four members present and Regina...
Bohnert Retires After 20+ Years of Service to DHNH
After working for 20+ years at the DeWitt Hospital and Nursing Home, Debbie Bohnert has finally retired. A surprise retirement reception was held...