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Pictured: Kenneth Graves, Coach Justin Russell, Jeff Radar, Shawanna Wansley, Dr. Lynne Dardenne, Energy Efficiency Consultant Kirk Pierce, and Johnny Lockley DeWitt School District Receives $10,200 Rebate
The DeWitt School District recently completed construction of the new DeWitt Middle School which opened for the 2016-17 school year. In an effort...


Resident Jerry Stubbs DeWitt Nursing Home Hosts Annual Spring Carnival
DeWitt Nursing Home hosted its Annual Spring Carnival on Friday May 12th. Due to inclement weather, this year’s carnival was held in the dining...


Cora Joyner and Chong Tippit Cora Joyner Gives Away Prize Cabbage
Cora Joyner will be 97 years old on July 6th. And, for several years, the Lord has blessed her with the ability to raise, what she calls, her prize...


Beat the Heat Fan Drive Begins
Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas’ Beat the Heat Annual Fan Drive will be held June 10 through July 15. People who are interested in donating a fan or an air...
A DeWitt Son 60 Years Later
Sixty years ago, on June 1, 1957, David Lee Dillion, a DeWitt native and 1953 DeWitt High School graduate, graduated from the University of...


James Phillips Family Named 2017 South Arkansas County Farm Family...
The James Phillips family of Crocketts Bluff, Arkansas has been chosen as the 2017 South Arkansas County Farm Family of the Year. James and his...


Henderson Honored At 97th Birthday Celebration
On Friday, May 19th, Marvin Henderson was honored by friends and family from four different states at his 97th birthday celebration. Though his...


First Annual Music Fest to be Hosted at Veterans Memorial Building
On Friday, May 26th, the Veterans Memorial Building will come alive in DeWitt after recent renovations with a Music Fest featuring four different...


Receiving special recognition as PCCUA’s Outstanding Student for the Stuttgart Campus was Kali Wilson, of Stuttgart. PCCUA recognizes 2017 honor graduates
The 2017 honor graduates of Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas who attended classes on the Stuttgart and DeWitt campuses were...


Celebrating a milestone achievement together during commencement exercises at Phillips College were (L-R) Gregory Brixie, of Stuttgart, Kaylee Johnson and Justin Owens, both of DeWitt, and Cassy Abbott, of Stuttgart. Inman addresses 2017 PCCUA graduates at Grand Prairie Center
Stuttgart native Scott Inman returned home to deliver a motivational message to the graduates of Phillips Community College of the University of...


DeWitt Police Report
May 9, 2017 -  At 5:42 p.m. Officer Keith Smith was dispatched to the DeWitt City Park in response to a report from Game Warden Mike McGhee of a naked man taking a bath in...
DeWitt Nursing Home Hosts Prom for Residents
On Friday, May 5th, the dining room of DeWitt Nursing Home was transformed into a wonderful Hollywood Themed Prom for the residents who live there...


“The line starts here!” BBQ at Casscoe
On April 29th, a barbecue was held at the Casscoe Community Center to raise funds for the rustic, yet lovely little building. Attendants of the...


ABCD Memorial Scholarship Recipients
Seventeen years ago. March 1st, 2000. On that fateful day, four well-respected and much-loved Humphrey High School students went off-campus for...


Stuttgart Solar Energy Center to Generate 81 Megawatts of Electricity
On May 9, 2017, local leaders and executives of NextEra Energy Resources and Entergy Arkansas gathered to break ground on Arkansas’ largest...