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Front Row (L to R):  Abbey Baker, Taylor Jo Mannis, Carly Watkins, Jordan Thomason, Lauren Vansandt, Nancy Ballon, Gabby Graham, Spencer Alter, Jace Ringo, Bradley Haynes, Jake Mitchell, Dylan Moser.  2nd Row (L to R): Zayne Litton, Peyton Gasaway, Karli Rieves, Lauren Kemp, Jorge Chavez, Monica Box, Kinsey Everett, Rachel Daniels, Gillian Griffin, Jacey Wallace, Gavin Lepine, Kayla Beth Poor, Ashtyn Beck.  Third Row (L to R): Zoe Gasaway, Alyssa Pfaffenberger, Caitlin Jones, Dalton Frost, Blaise Northern, Madison Price, Sean Cunningham, Emma Bullock, Makala Whiting, Shelby Long, Jenna Wood, Sara Thompson, Taylor Koen, Darby Vancamp, Christian Hatcher, Alyssa Stewart, Zoe Strayhorn.  Back Row (L to R): Casey Sieber, Luke Graham, Braden Wilson, and Lane Eldridge. Not Pictured: Molly Anderson DeWitt FBLA Members Qualify for Nationals at State Competition
The DeWitt FBLA Chapter attended the State FBLA Leadership Conference on April 8-10.  Forty-nine students from DeWitt High School were in...


Arkansas Post National Memorial Commemorates the 235th Anniversary...
To commemorate the 235th Anniversary of Colbert’s Raid, Arkansas Post National Memorial held a Colonial living history event that included black...


Dean Watson Family Named 2018 South Arkansas County Farm Family of...
The Dean Watson family of St. Charles, Arkansas has been chosen as the 2018 South Arkansas County Farm Family of the Year. Dean and his wife,...


Chambless Takes First Turkey
"Action Jackson" Chambless took his first turkey on Saturday, April 7 while hunting with his grandfather, Alton Chambless, at Diamond Point Hunting...


Arkansas Game & Fish Relocate Large Alligator
Wednesday afternoon turned out to be an eventful time for the Arkansas Game & Fish Officials, County Sheriff Todd Wright, and local DeWitt City...


Simpson to Wed Bigham
Mikki and Kevin Milliken and Darin and Marcy Simpson of Bayou Meto, AR would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Bailey Michelle...


PCCUA-DeWitt Hosts Spring Fling
The Spring semester at PCCUA-DeWitt is quickly coming to an end and to celebrate, faculty and staff hosted a Spring Fling event for students on...


Emily Golden splashes into the adventure run at the first obstacle - the water slide. ​ Area Runners “Endure The Dirt” in 5K Adventure Run
Every day cancer patients have to ENDURE the good, the bad and the ugly of cancer.  Cancer affects the patient and their families physically,...


Tree necklace that was placed four years ago (Photo courtesy of Bill Shrum) Helen Spence Memorial
The grave of Helen Spence has gone unmarked for more than eighty years and now, courtesy of Arkansas philanthropist Dorothy Morris of the Morris...


Arkansas Game & Fish Relocate Large Alligator
Wednesday afternoon turned out to be an eventful time for the Arkansas Game & Fish Officials, County Sheriff Todd Wright, and local DeWitt City...


DeWitt School Board Holds Special Meeting
The DeWitt School Board held a special meeting on Thursday, April 12, 2018. McPherson & Jacobson, LLC, were present at the meeting to discuss the Superintendent search. Dr....
DeWitt School Board Holds April Meeting
The DeWitt School Board held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. The meeting was called to order, followed by the approval of the March 2018 minutes as well as...
The Prairie Gems Extension Homemakers Club extend their congratulations to the 2018 Miss Arkansas County Rice - Sydney Dumond. From left to right: Alta Lockley, Onita Watson, Shirley Fread - President, Dumond, Vickie McLain - Vice President, Gladys Hearn, Charlene Fread, Elizabeth Criswell, and Sandra Webb. DeWitt Native Crowned 2018 Miss Arkansas County Rice
Sydney Dumond, a sophomore at DeWitt High School, was crowned the 2018 Miss Arkansas County Rice. Sydney is the daughter of Dale and Chrystal...


Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge Seeks Public...
Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is seeking public comment on a proposal to increase the permit fee for the Refuge. During the mid-1990s, in an...
DeWitt Mayor, Ralph Relyea, listens as area citizens voice ideas for projects for community and economic development. City of DeWitt Holds Public Meeting
On Monday, March 26th, at 5:00 pm at DeWitt City Hall, a public meeting was held for the purpose of identifying and prioritizing the community...