Local News

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...
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...