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Bobby Webb shows us how to eat the raw oysters. 2017 American Legion Post #158 Oyster Supper
A packed house is the words to describe the 2018 American Legion Post #158 Oyster Supper. Upon arrival at Camp Doughboy, you could find attendees...


Politicians and a Queen Attend The 75th Annual Gillett Coon Supper
Every year the Gillett Coon Supper continues to grow as one generation to the next starts a tradition of attending and assisting a small community...


Rick Poll Receives “Key to the City” of Gillett
City of Gillett Mayor, Jared Holzhauer, admirably describes the recipient of the “Key to the City” award at the 75th Annual Gillett Coon Supper on...


Grand Prairie Quilt Society January Meeting
The Grand Prairie Quilt Society met January 10, 2018, for their Sit 'n Sew at the Stuttgart Public Library with 9 members present.  Glenda opened...


Gillett EHC Discusses Economical Entrees
The Gillett Extension Homemakers Club held its January meeting on Tuesday, January 9, in the Adult Sunday School room of the Gillett United Methodist Church with Rose Ella...
Gillett Couple Celebrate 49 Years
Jon and Diane Howell of Gillett celebrated their 49th anniversary on December 22, 2017.  They are proud parents of three children and five grandchildren.  They are...
DeWitt School Board Holds Special Meeting
The DeWitt School District Board of Education met in a special session on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. to conduct disciplinary hearings for three DeWitt High...
Berry Pre-Coon Supper Reception Continues
The 6th annual “Berry Pre-Coon Supper Reception” was a huge hit for Arkansans on Saturday, January 13, 2018. Each year, community members and...


McAlpin to Wed Patterson
Pat and Jonathan McAlpin of West Memphis, AR are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kasey Lynn, to Slade Reed Patterson, son of...


This photograph was taken in 1918 at Ebert's Field.  Ebert's Field was established in 1917,  in Lonoke, Arkansas, around thirty miles from Stuttgart.  It served as one of the leading training centers for aviators during World War I.  It shows pilot with microphone receiving helmet and power generated radio telephone.  Image courtesy of Arkansas State Archives World War I Exhibit Premiere and Grand Prairie Historical Society
The Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie with the Grand Prairie Historical Society are excited to invite you to gather with us as we host the...


Betty Cotner, Jean Prange, St. Charles Mayor Robert Patrick, Rev. Tony Hill St Charles Methodist Church Donates to Caring and Sharing Food Pantry
Each year, members of the St. Charles Methodist Church collect food for the Caring and Sharing Food Pantry. Members of St. Charles Methodist...


Keta Turner, DES Kindergarten Teacher 2017 Best of South Arkansas County Educator of the Year: Keta Turner
An educator can be defined as "a person who provides instruction or education". Clearly, that is an understatement when describing a teacher. They...


Bradford Completes Air Force Basic Training
A DeWitt local and 2017 DeWitt High School graduate Jamarius Bradford recently completed Air Force Basic Training in San Antonio, Texas On December...


4-H METHOD DEMONSTATION
4-H provides several educational and competitive events through the year that allow opportunities for youth to compete and interact with 4-H’ers throughout the county as...
Two Locals Found Deceased on Burkswitch Road
On Saturday, December 23, 2017, at approximately 12:55 p.m. deputies with the Arkansas County Sheriff’s Department received a call regarding two individuals, later...