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Kaden Golden is immersed in his art!     4-H Spirit of ’76 Club 
The 4-H Spirit of ’76 Club met on Wednesday, March 14 at the Dewitt Extension Office for the monthly meeting.  The enthusiastic group stuffed 360...


THIS & THAT IN AND AROUND MAGGIE’S HOMETOWN
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The candle, symbolic of knowledge, which is the servant of wisdom which dwells with prudence and leads in the way of righteousness in the midst of the paths of judgment. Phi Theta Kappa Induction Ceremony at PCCUA-DeWitt
Friends and family gathered in the community room of PCCUA-DeWitt in support of the Phi Theta Kappa Induction Ceremony on March 9, 2018 at 10:00...


Author Rick Long hands Linda West Goodwin her signed copy of The Nurse Who Had Cancer and Became a Rock Star 420 & Turnrow hosts book signing event featuring Rick Long
Cancer… That six-letter word that causes fear when you hear it. Whether you were diagnosed, or you know of someone who has been diagnosed, the word...


Dr. Allison Holland, state DAR Good Citizen Chairman, and (from left) Louise Gibbins, Grand Prairie Good Citizen Chairman congratulated Jacob Holloway on his selection as Des Arc High School’s 2018 Good Citizen. Tonya Whitworth Des Arc High School Counselor, Stephanie, Jason and Zach Holloway of Griffithville, Jacob’s parents and brother were also honored guests at the January 27th Grand Prairie Chapter DAR meeting at First Christian Church in Stuttgart. Two Grand Prairie Youths Named DAR Good Citizens
Phaedra LaKeya Withers of Stuttgart and Jacob Holloway of Griffithville have been chosen as the 2018 DAR Good Citizen Essay Contest winners for the...


Front Row (L to R):  Tessa Herring, Lila Aycock, Teegan Henry, Katy Smith, Daniel Danner

Middle Row (L to R): Autumn Danner, John Braeden Aycock, Sarah Zornes, Connor Henry, Kameran Hudson, Emily Golleher, 

Back Row (L to R): Makayla Wofford, Chloe West, Rob Phillips, Will Phillips, Hailey Zornes, Jaylen Phillips. 4-H Fashion Revue and Share The Fun
4-H is for a young person who wants to go places, do things, learn new skills, make new friends and have fun! Arkansas County 4-H enjoyed a night...


Young Weds Wood
Shayna Nicole Young, daughter of Shane and Wendy Young wed Nicholas Bennett Wood, son of Jeff and Kay Wood and Rebecca Maxwell on February 17, 2018...


WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT THESE LADY BEETLES?
The Multi-Colored Asian Lady Beetles (MALB) are everywhere in Arkansas County and we have received many calls at the Extension office about how to...


Black Team: Kearston Glidewell, Hayden Mecalo, Emerson Atkins, Carley Sloate, Mallory Dobson, Bentley Fox, Peyton Atkins, Decoda Caldwell, Christian Hobbs, and Kade Kellebrew. GES Pee Wee Basketball All-Stars
The 2018 Gillett Elementary Pee Wee Basketball Season came to a close on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The kids thoroughly enjoyed practicing and...


New Location for Farmers Market – New Members Invited to Join
Members of the Arkansas County Farmers Market are excited that the DeWitt Market will be in a new location this year. The Outdoor Pavilion on the campus of Phillips...
Crow Burlingame's Customer Appreciation Day
The rainy weather didn’t hamper attendance at Crow Burlingame’s Customer Appreciation Day luncheon February 21st! Over 200 customers showed up to...


The kids really enjoyed hanging out with Chris Richey during his visit Arkansas State Representative Chris Richey Tours Pattillo Center...
Arkansas State Representative Chris Richey toured Pattillo Center School on Tuesday, February 20th in effort to show support for opposing the “one...


Arkansas Rice Growers Association Holds Annual Meetings in DeWitt,...
From Arkansas rice country. – The Arkansas Rice Growers Association held meetings in towns across the rice growing areas this week addressing a number of important issues...
Johnson Named to Dean’s List
Demarcus Johnson of DeWitt was recently named to the Dean’s List at the University of Arkansas Pulaski Technical College for his Academic...


DeWitt School Board Holds Special Meeting
On Thursday, February 16, 2018, the DeWitt School Board held a special meeting to discuss the plans for seeking and hiring a new Superintendent for the DeWitt Public School...