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AMERICAN PICKERS to Film in Arkansas
Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Arkansas! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout...


4-H Hamburger Supper
  The 4-H Hamburger Drive-thru supper was held Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Arkansas County Fairgrounds. Since its inception in 2005, Charles...


Silva Weds Pike
On Saturday, September 23, 2017 the family and friends gathered to celebrate the marriage of Gina Vianey Silva and Alexander Jacob Pike at the...


Justin, Mike, and Dustin remove a small tree out of the nature trail pathway. ​ Merrisach Lake Park Was Focus of National Public Lands Day
According to the National Environmental Education Foundation’s website, public lands are the places where we learn, play, exercise, and relax. In...


The two lovebirds enjoy a dolphin excursion!  They originally had plans to parasail, but were unable to due to high winds.  “Just being on the water was amazing,” added Mrs. Marion. Marion and Leland Furman Celebrate 63 Years
Lifelong Gillett residents Marion and Leland Fuhrman celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary at Orange Beach, Alabama last week.  The two were...


Tommy Black, Laura Essex, Rhonda Golden, Terri Patten, John Yullos, Stacy and Ken Nelson, Delyce Palik, April Herring, Pat Arnold, Polly Norris, Warren and Jena Jennings, Charles Horton, Wendy Smith, Kayleen Cunningham, Kay Fisher, Sarah Merchant, Carla Walton, Dr. Lynne Dardenne, and Julie Adams CASA Office Opens in DeWitt
CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates transform the lives of foster children by providing them with a trained volunteer who advocates for them in...


Calvin Mavity, winner of the Phoenix grill Blue Seal Petroleum Customer Appreciation Day
On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, Blue Seal Petroleum treated their customers to a customer appreciation day to show their appreciation for their...


PCCUA Vice Chancellor, Carolyn Turner, and Chandler Boyd-Mathews First United Methodist Church Host Corky’s BBQ Fundraiser
On Friday, October 6, 2017, the First United Methodist Church held a Corky’s BBQ drive through fundraiser. Guests who purchased tickets enjoyed...


Two Vehicles Collide in DeWitt City Limits
At approximately 8:25 a.m. on Monday, October 7, two vehicles collided at the intersection of Maxwell and Washington in DeWitt. A Chevrolet S-10...


Queen Karli Rieves and King Taylor Koen, Maid of Honor Taylor Dillion with escort Jay Davis, and mascots Braylee Jo Hearn and Kole Wingfield Karli Rieves Chosen as Homecoming Queen
Fifteen years ago, at the Rainbow Preschool, an unbreakable friendship was formed between a little girl and a little boy. Down through the years...


2017 DeWitt Homecoming Court, with their evening escorts. Homecoming 2017 Field Ceremony
The 2017 DeWitt Homecoming field ceremony was held at 6:30 p.m. at Dragon Stadium. The girls were escorted by their fathers, or men who are very...


Lisa Roberson, R.N. is happy to administer the vaccine 2017 Arkansas County Mass Flu Clinic
The Arkansas Department of Health held its annual drive-through Mass Flu Clinic on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at the Arkansas County Fair Grounds...


DMS Celebrates Freedom Week
The students of Dewitt Middle School participated in National Freedom Week. Clay Dollar’s social studies classes had lessons on the constitution...


DeWitt School Board Holds Special Meeting
On September 25, 2017, the DeWitt School Board held a special meeting. All members were present. President Brad Koen called the meeting to order. First on the agenda was...
Owner in Training, Emily Fisher, and Owner, Tami Hornbeck 420 & Turnrow Coffee & Community Host Soft Opening
420 & Turnrow Coffee & Community held a soft opening on Sunday, October 1, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Those attending the event were greeted...