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Tree necklace that was placed four years ago (Photo courtesy of Bill Shrum) Helen Spence Memorial
The grave of Helen Spence has gone unmarked for more than eighty years and now, courtesy of Arkansas philanthropist Dorothy Morris of the Morris...


Arkansas Game & Fish Relocate Large Alligator
Wednesday afternoon turned out to be an eventful time for the Arkansas Game & Fish Officials, County Sheriff Todd Wright, and local DeWitt City...


DeWitt School Board Holds Special Meeting
The DeWitt School Board held a special meeting on Thursday, April 12, 2018. McPherson & Jacobson, LLC, were present at the meeting to discuss the Superintendent search. Dr....
DeWitt School Board Holds April Meeting
The DeWitt School Board held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. The meeting was called to order, followed by the approval of the March 2018 minutes as well as...
The Prairie Gems Extension Homemakers Club extend their congratulations to the 2018 Miss Arkansas County Rice - Sydney Dumond. From left to right: Alta Lockley, Onita Watson, Shirley Fread - President, Dumond, Vickie McLain - Vice President, Gladys Hearn, Charlene Fread, Elizabeth Criswell, and Sandra Webb. DeWitt Native Crowned 2018 Miss Arkansas County Rice
Sydney Dumond, a sophomore at DeWitt High School, was crowned the 2018 Miss Arkansas County Rice. Sydney is the daughter of Dale and Chrystal...


Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge Seeks Public...
Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is seeking public comment on a proposal to increase the permit fee for the Refuge. During the mid-1990s, in an...
DeWitt Mayor, Ralph Relyea, listens as area citizens voice ideas for projects for community and economic development. City of DeWitt Holds Public Meeting
On Monday, March 26th, at 5:00 pm at DeWitt City Hall, a public meeting was held for the purpose of identifying and prioritizing the community...


Guests enjoying the dinner American Legion Celebrates 99th Birthday
Each year, American Legion Posts across the country hold events to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of the American Legion. The American...


left to right: Luke Graham, Jake Mitchell, Peyton Danner, Zontray Kendall. 2018 Delegates Chosen for Boys State
Arkansas Boys State is an immersive program in civics education designed for high school juniors. For over 75 years the week-long camp has shaped...


11th Annual PCCUA DeWitt Scholarship Recognition Luncheon
The 11th Annual PCCUA DeWitt Campus Scholarship Recognition Luncheon was held Thursday, April 5, 2017. The welcome was given by Carolyn Turner,...


Recent Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Facebook Post on Black...
You may have seen a recent Facebook post circulating about the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission hiring out Golden Martin Fly Poision company to...


Brennan Cherry showing off his painted face Arkansas Post National Memorial Hosts Easter Egg Hunt
Arkansas Post National Memorial, in partnership with the Friends of Arkansas Post National Memorial, was “hopping” on Sunday, April 1, 2018 during...


Arkansas County Women in Agriculture Hosts First Annual Meeting
It may be a shock to some because most of the time you see men working the fields and planting the seeds, but women fill many roles in agriculture....


Local Man Airlifted After Crashing into a Herd of Deer
Early Easter morning there was a serious motorcycle accident involving a deer.  Jeffery Thomas of DeWitt was heading south on Hwy 1 and as he was...


In the Know About the Black Flies
This year we are seeing a bumper crop of black flies, more commonly called buffalo gnats, in this area. Grant Beckwith, CEA-Ag and Staff Chair,...