Local News

GES Spelling Bee Champions
The Gillett Elementary Spelling Bee Champions are: Winner Kaden Pippinger, first runner up Mallory Dobson, second runner up Kara Holzhauer, third...

DeWitt Music Department presents “A Winter Celebration”
The DeWitt High School cafeteria was filled with family, friends and loved ones who were there to enjoy an evening of beautiful music presented by...

Alter to Wed Farmer
Nina Alter of Hot Springs and Mr. and Mrs. John Alter of DeWitt are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Amelia Alter to Ross Farmer,...

2018 Best of South Arkansas County Employee of the Year: Ann Noble
For a business to be successful, it not only depends on a steady flow of customers but employees who go above and beyond to perform their job...

4H Spirit of ‘76 Club Meets
The 4-H Spirit of ‘76 Club met on Wednesday, December 12 at the Extension Office in Dewitt for a Christmas party.  They played games, enjoyed...

December City Council Meeting Covers Hospital Issues,...
  On Monday, December 10th, Mayor Ralph Relyea announced a quorum was present and opened the meeting with the invocation. After approval of the...

Best Christmas Photo Winner
Congratulations to Jenna Sexton for winning this year's Best Christmas Photo contest! Make sure to save all your best photo from Christmas this...

Closed Hearing Leads to Expulsion During Special School Board Meeting
The DeWitt School Board held a special meeting on Monday, December 17, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at the Administration Office. President Drew Whiting called the meeting to order....
Breakfast with Santa in Gillett
The children of Gillett, Tichnor, and surrounding communities gathered at the Gillett United Methodist Church to eat, have fun, and sit on Santa's...

Letter to the Editor – POW/MIA DAY
DeWitt, Arkansas is such a beautiful town, and so pretty now with all the Christmas decorations; but we have a serious problem on our streets with “littering.” I would...
DeWitt Police Report
November 18 at approximately 5:00 a.m. Officer Jeff Childers was getting coffee at Conoco in DeWitt. He returned to his unit and as he sat down and placed his coffee in his...
ARKANSAS COUNTY 4-H COUNTY CONVENTION
The Arkansas County 4-H Convention was held at the Arkansas County Courthouse in DeWitt to elect Jr., Sr. and Adult 4-H Council Officers. Emily...

AP Physics Class Creates and Demonstrates Catapults
According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, a catapult is a mechanism for forcefully propelling stones, spears, or other projectiles, in use mainly...

2018 Best of South Arkansas County Business of the Year: 420 &...
In 2017, plans for a coffee house on the Court Square came to completion with the grand opening of 420 & Turnrow Coffee and Community on October 2....

December Community Calendar
Government Arkansas County Quorum Court meets the second Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. in the courthouse. Crocketts Bluff Volunteer Fire Department meets the first...