Local News

Everett Selected as DAR Good Citizen
“What new challenges will America face as we move forward into the future?” was the question of the patriotic essay answered by Kinsey Everett of...

Everett Crowned 2019 Miss DeWitt
It was a beautiful Winter’s day on Friday, January 25th, as the DeWitt High School Student Council continued their long-standing tradition of...

Third place in Junkyard Jalopies was Leah Muse. DHS Student’s Artwork Chosen As January Faculty Favorites
DeWitt High School Art teacher, Hollye Bearden, displays the most recent art projects completed by her students in the hallway of the high school...

DeWitt City Council members begin the new year. From left: Debbie Fox, Perry Simpson, Dallas Traylor, city attorney - T. Buie, City of DeWitt Mayor - Jimmy Black, City Clerk - Lelia Bell, Michael Burford, Brent London, and Robert Young. DeWitt City Council Begins 2019 With New Faces
The beginning of the 2019 New Year brought back some familiar faces and welcomed some new faces on the DeWitt City Council. Newly elected Mayor of...

DES Hosts Annual Rodeo Roundup Fundraiser
The DeWitt Elementary cafeteria and gym was filled with children of all ages during the DES Rodeo Roundup that was held on Friday, January 25,...

2018 Best of South Arkansas County Citizen of the Year: Sydney Beth...
Citizen of the year, Sydney Dumond with Charles Albert Horton, President of DeWitt Chamber of Commerce Over the previous years, there have been...

Perry Simpson Completes Training
The Arkansas Municipal League presented Perry Simpson, DeWitt City Councilman, a certificate for successfully completing 21 hours of Certified...

Morgan Recognized During January DeWitt School Board Meeting
The DeWitt School Board held its regular meeting on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. President Drew Whiting called the meeting to order. Board member,...

Gillett EHC January Meeting
The Gillett Extension Homemakers Club held its January meeting on Tuesday, January 8, in the Fellowship Hall of the Gillett United Methodist Church with Rose Ella Smith as...
DEWITT ELEMENTARY TAKES THE GREAT KINDNESS CHALLENGE
DeWitt Elementary School encourages community members and businesses to come together and participate in The Great Kindness Challenge, January 28-February 1, 2019. The...
Hundreds Attend the 45th Annual American Legion Post #158 Oyster...
The American Legion Post #158 held its 45th Annual Oyster Supper on Friday, January 18, 2019 at Camp Doughboy, located on Highway 165 South. Legion...

8th Annual Berry Pre-Coon Supper Reception
The 8th Annual Berry Pre-Coon Supper Reception was held on Saturday, January 12th at the Berry Farm Shop in Gillett. This annual event has become a...

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....