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DeWitt 8U Softball All-Stars finished 2nd place DBSA Summer Jam
DeWitt Baseball and Softball Association held their first Summer Jam on Saturday, June 10-11th. The tournament hosted 8U, 10U, 12U and 14U girls,...


Butler Hosts Key Extension Homemakers
The Key Extension Homemakers met on June 13, 2017 in the home of Amy Butler. The following members were present: Debra Woods, Annie Peters,...


Nominations for Local Service Agency Begins June 15
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announces that the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017. “County...
The horseback rider, replicating the solider riding in to announce the slave freedom Juneteenth: Celebration of History
The Concerned Citizens of DeWitt hosted their annual Juneteenth Celebration on June 10th, which began with a parade around the Court Square and...


First Baptist Church Holds VBS
First Baptist Church held their Vacation Bible School June 5th-8th with 145 children in attendance. This year’s theme was Galactic Starveyors:...


Farmers Can’t Get a Break; More Storms Bring Flooding, Replanting Woes
Fast Facts: • Growers are still waiting for dry land after repeated flooding • Each week has brought new rounds of heavy rain, hail, high winds FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. —...
DeWitt Nursing Home Celebrates National Nursing Home Week
DeWitt Nursing Home celebrated National Nursing home week, May 14th-May 20th.  The Week kicked off with a Balloon Release and Criss-Cross dress on...


DeWitt Industrial Council Meeting
Joe St. Columbia, Workforce Training and Development Coordinator at Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas, welcomed attendees to...


Celebrate Recovery Now Open in DeWitt
Celebrate Recovery, a ministry of New Life Fellowship Church in DeWitt, is now open every Tuesday night to those who choose to distance themselves from life's hurts,...
Belleview MBC Holds VBS
Belleview Missionary Baptist Church held their Annual Vacation Bible School Saturday, June 3. Over 28 kids attended “The Redeemer” themed event....


Pictured from left to right are: Frank Lisko, ARDC Commissioner, Mike Preston, AEDC Executive Director, Chief Jimmy Moss, Mayor Mark Bennett, Governor Asa Hutchinson, Amy Fecher, AEDC Executive Vice President of Operations, Lynn Hawkins, ARDC Chairman. Almyra Fire Department Receives Rural Community Grant
Governor Asa Hutchinson, AEDC Executive Director Mike Preston, AEDC Executive Vice President of Operations Amy Fecher and Rural Services Director...


Mike Johnson & Southern Express 1st Annual Music Fest Has Great Turnout
The Veterans Memorial Building off of Court Square in DeWitt came alive on Friday, May 26th with a Music Fest featuring four different bands. There...


Mayor Signs Nursing Home Week Proclamation at Crestpark Nursing Home
On Wednesday, May 17th, Crestpark Nursing Home celebrated National Nursing Home Week. The residents celebrated the next day also with a cookout in front of the nursing...
Local Groups Work Together to Honor the Fallen
Memorial Day is an important time for American citizens to honor the soldiers who gave their ALL for our Country and our Freedom and that is just...


Event organizer, Derek Menard and his daughter Darby release their lanterns. 2017 Gillett Heritage Days
The 9th Annual Heritage Days Festival at Menard Park in Gillett was held the weekend of May 26 & 27. The event was kicked off by the Miss Heritage...