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Friends of Arkansas Post National Memorial Receive Award
The Friends of Arkansas Post National Memorial group has been awarded the 2017 Excellence in Partnering Award by the National Park Service....


Dragons Featured in Hooten's Arkansas Football
The DeWitt Dragons are picked eighth in the 8-4A, as voted on by conference coaches in the 26thannual Hooten's Arkansas Football Magazine. The...


Tom Davis of DeWitt inspects his tomato plants being grown following the Extension research recommendations provided by County Agent Phil Horton.  Davis is very pleased with the results of pruning to increase the size of his tomatoes and offer improved air circulation to reduce insect and disease pressure. Backyard Beauties: Arkansas County is one of 31 counties...
Extension agents are going the extra mile to educate homeowners about a simple gardening practice that could result in larger tomatoes this summer....


Belleview Missionary Baptist Church Holds VBS
Belleview MBC in Ethel held its annual Vacation Bible School on Saturday, June 23, 2018. The theme for this year’s event was “Jungle River...


Team Lizzy Presents Donation During Great Strides Walk in Little Rock
According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation website, for the past 30 years, Great Strides - the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s largest national...


Arkansas Author Makes Writing a Family Affair with New Children’s Book
Local author and photographer Camella Wade co-writes children’s book with her two sons of 5 and 2 years old. “This is the first in a series of...


Grand Prairie Quilt Society Discuss Community Project
The Grand Prairie Quilt Society met June 13 at the Stuttgart Public Library with seven members present.  Glenda opened the meeting with the thought...


Eighth Annual Jacob Coleman Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament
Friends, family, and fraternity brothers of Jacob Coleman joined together on Saturday, June 2nd to compete in the Eighth Annual Jacob Coleman...


DeWitt Teen Receives Girl Scouts’ Highest Award of Achievement
Sydney Dumond of DeWitt was honored June 9 for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award. Dumond earned a Gold Award for her Community Take Action...


DeWitt Public School Board Holds June Meeting
The DeWitt Public School Board held its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. President Brad Koen called the meeting to order. Koen announced to those present that it...
Appealing to everyone’s palate was the Butt Rubbers BBQ Team’s selections of the morning menu of biscuits & gravy, then the lunch menu of barbecue sandwiches and sides. DeWitt Hospital and Nursing Home Auxiliary Hosts Junktique
As the old cliche goes, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure”, and that is exactly what it was like on Saturday, June 2nd at the DeWitt...


Delta Bowhunters Host 3-D Bow Shoot
Approximately 60 participants were testing their skills during the bow shoot sponsored by the Delta Bowhunters, a non-profit organization that...


Community Briefs
I would like to start my news off with a true fact. Two donkeys were walking in Jerusalem, when one donkey said to the other “Just yesterday I was here carrying (Jesus) and...
Bohnert Receives National Park Service Award
Dyan Bohnert received the Excellence in Partnering Award from the National Park Service. Throughout the year, Bohnert volunteered countless hours...


Wearing a netted hat helped keep the bugs away! (Photo courtesy of LeeAnn Morgan) Arkansas Post National Memorial Hosts Annual Fishing Derby
Arkansas Post National Memorial held its annual fishing derby on Saturday, June 16, 2018. The park pond was stocked with catfish by the Arkansas...