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Cunningham Retires After 16 Years at Farmers & Merchants Bank
A retirement reception was held at the DeWitt Farmers & Merchants Bank in honor of Kayleen Cunningham on Friday, February 23, 2018. Friends,...


ABCD Scholarship Committee Hosts 18th Annual Benefit Fundraiser
Among the many things Arkansas County is known for, kindness, generosity, and loving-spirit are definitely at the top of that list. For the past...


Proud firefighter wife Lee Ann Kelnhofer shows off her custom made shirt in honor of the event. 26th Annual Gillett Fire Department Fish Fry
The 26th Annual Gillett Fire Department Fish Fry was another one for the record books!  Despite the adverse weather conditions, folks came from far...


Arkansas County Hosts 2nd Annual Relay for Life Celebrity Waiter...
The 2nd Annual Relay for Life Celebrity Waiter Dinner and Silent Auction was held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the PCCUA-DeWitt campus....


Ordinance for 10% Water and Sewer Rate Increase Passes
On Monday, February 12th, Mayor Ralph Relyea announced a quorum was present and opened the meeting with the invocation. After approval of the minutes from the January 8th...
Best to Wed Reynolds
Kay Elizabeth Best, the daughter of Eddie and Donna Best and Kevin Wade Reynolds, the son of Wade and Tina Reynolds announce their forthcoming...


Lockley to Wed Long
Johnny and Alta Lockley of DeWitt announce the engagement of their daughter, Jena Marie, to Clayton Andrew Long, son of Kenny and Sharon Long of...


PCCUA's Robison Named Finalist for Hospitality Award
Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas (PCCUA) proudly announces that Renee Robison has been named a finalist for the 2017...


Mr. & Ms. DHS
In January, Taylor Koen and Karli Rieves were announced as the Class of 2018’s Mr. and Miss DHS. Students in grades 10th through 12th each vote...


Local Youth Participate in Ducks Unlimited Greenwing Camp
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Ducks Unlimited sponsored this year’s Arkansas Greenwing Conservation Camp hosted at DU’s past-President...


Letter to the Editor
Citizens of DeWitt: PATTILLO NEEDS YOUR HELP! There has been a recent piece of legislation in the works called “Early Intervention Day Treatment” (EIDT) which merges...
Left to right, Diana Graves, Julius Johnson, Jay Davis Davis wins PCCUA Half-Court Shot Scholarship
Six DeWitt High School Seniors participated in the PCCUA Half-Court Shot competition on Friday, February 2, 2018 during the Senior High Girls...


Community Briefs
Happy Valentines to all! Remember who is the reason for the season… it’s all about love, God is the love we share… In God I love and trust. Black history is past, present...
Arkansas County Prepares for 2nd Annual Relay for Life Celebrity...
Arkansas ranks as one of the highest states with deaths occurring from cancer. Arkansas County has seen more than its’ fair share of those deaths and there are many current...
4-H LEADERS MEETING
A meeting of the Adult, Sr. and Jr. 4-H Councils was held at the Extension Office in DeWitt on February 5 with 5 leaders and 3 youth representing...