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American Legion Celebrates 100 Years of Service
Founded in 1919 by a group of war-weary veterans of World War I, the American Legion was chartered by Congress as a patriotic veteran’s...

3rd Annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner and Silent Auction Hosted by...
The community room at the PCCUA-DeWitt campus was filled with cancer fighters and survivors, their family and friends, and festive tables decorated...

PCCUA announces Chancellor’s, Dean’s Lists for fall 2018
Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas (PCCUA) today announces the Chancellor’s List and Dean’s List for the 2018 fall semester. Students who achieve...
Farmers Market to Meet March 14
Members of the Arkansas County Farmers Market were pleased with the response from the community on the move of the DeWitt Market to their new location last year. They will...
DMS Quiz Bowl Champs
The Dewitt Middle School Quiz Bowl Team attended the 4A State Competition on Saturday, February 24 at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia. ...

Stone Bank Announces Acquisition of DeWitt Bank and Trust Financial...
Marnie Oldner, CEO of Stone Bank and EVP of Stone Bancshares, Inc. (SBI) of Mountain View, has announced that SBI and DBT Financial Corporation of DeWitt and its wholly...
Grand Prairie Chapter DAR Present Good Citizen Award
The Grand Prairie Chapter DAR is pleased to announce the recipients of the DAR Good Citizen Award.  They are Karson Covington of Des Arc High...

Grand Prairie Chapter DAR Meets at Mosaic Templar Cultural Center
To celebrate Black History Month Stuttgart Grand Prairie Chapter DAR held its February meeting at the Mosaic Templar Cultural Center in Little...

ABCD Scholarship Committee Hosts 19th Annual Benefit Fundraiser
From the moment of the train accident shortly after noon on Wednesday, March 1st, 2000 to present day, Arkansas County residents have shown nothing...

Three Students Chosen For Dream Team Award
Dewitt High School recently had three students recognized for their achievements on and off the field.  Kinsey Everett, Tiner Gunnell, and Seth...

Grand Prairie Quilt Society Meet for February Meeting
The Grand Prairie Quilt Society met February 13, 2019 at the First Christian Church fellowship hall with 11 members present.  Glenda opened the...

Gillett EHC Studied Stress
The Gillett Extension Homemakers Club held its February meeting on Tuesday, February 12, in the Fellowship Hall of the Gillett United Methodist Church with Margie Hackney...
February Quorum Court Meeting
The Arkansas County Quorum Court met at 9:30 a.m. on February 12, 2019 in the Southern District Courthouse in DeWitt, Arkansas. County Judge, Thomas E. Best, called the...
DeWitt School Board February Meeting
The DeWitt School Board held its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. President Drew Whiting called the meeting to order. Whiting led those in attendance...
Front Row:  Marshall Eggerman
Second Row:  (L to R) Braylynn Bess, Michael McKinzie, Luke Graham, Shelby Long, Kinsey Everett, Jenna Wood, Dylan Moser, Molly Anderson, Alyssa Stewart, and Melissa Deleo.
Third Row:  Addison Bouscher, Leah Muse, Laiken Brickey, Gillian Griffie, Jake Mitchell, Gage Eldridge, Lillie Thomason, Gabby Graham, Rachel Daniels, Monica Box, Katie Everett, Olivia Deviney, Brooklyn Rutherford, Gavin Lepine, and Jacey Wallace.
Fourth Row:  Darby Vancamp, Emma Bullock, Makayla Whiting, Logan Moss, Riley Lay, Bradley Haynes, Colby Turner, Sean Cunningham, Caitlyn Jones, Carrington Hollimon, Zoe Gasaway, Zoe Strayhorn, Skylar Purdy, and Ashlynne Jenkins.
Fifth Row:  Seth Courtney, Logan Moss, Jase Ringo, Kiana Wright, Amanda Horton, Lily Deviney, Ashtyn Beck, Jessalyn Ahrens.
Back Row:  Lathan Reeves and Tyler Childers. DeWitt FBLA Chapter Perform Well at District III Conference
DeWitt FBLA Chapter competed in the District III FBLA Competitions held recently at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart on January 30, 2019. ...