Local News

August House Call
Q: Is it OK for young children to have sugar? A: We consume way too much sugar in America, and a recent study found that this trend starts in infancy. A study that looked...
American Legion Auxiliary Unit #158 Juniors Donate 75 Stuffed...
Seeing police lights, and other emergency vehicle lights, can be a scary situation for young children. Whether it be for an accident, house fire,...


DeWitt Elementary School Supply List 2018-2019
Students have one homeroom teacher in Kindergarten through Second grades. Remember: Your child will need a backpack (no rolling or wheels allowed) All pencils should be...
Grace and Mercy, Then Judgment
God has a plan, or a program that He always follows. We can see it in the Scriptures as we follow God’s plan through the ages. As He watches His creation here on Earth, and...
DeWitt Public School Board July Meeting
The DeWitt Public School Board held its monthly meeting on July 16, 2018. President Drew Whiting called the meeting to order. The meeting was then opened with those present...
American Legion Auxiliary Announces New Officers
Legion Auxiliary (ALA) members joined together during the 97th Annual State Convention to elect new Department of Arkansas officers for the ensuing year on June 23, 2018 in...
St. Charles Under Water Boil Advisory
According to the St. charles Police Department, St. Charles, AR is under a water boil advisory effective immediately until further notice. Please...


Local Student Attends Space Camp
Jack Jackson, a 5th grade student at Gillett Elementary has attended Space Camp. Space Camp is located at the Space and Rocket Center in...


July Quorum Court Meeting
The Arkansas County Quorum Court met at 9:30 a.m. on July 10, 2018 in the Southern District Courthouse in DeWitt, Arkansas. County Judge, Thomas E. Best, called the meeting...
Hestir to Wed Sublet
Dr. Randy and Susan Hestir are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their youngest daughter, Baby Randi Carann Marie to Garrett Andrew...


Gillett EHC Enjoys July Potluck
The Gillett Extension Homemakers Club held its July meeting on Tuesday, July 10, with a potluck lunch in the river home of Margie Hackney with four members...
Left to Right: Elaine Simpson, Rylee Dumond, Donna McBroom, Gaye Rusk, Mary West, Carole Anne Dumond, Linda Goodwin, Dana Adams, Tricia Young, Laura Essex, Christy Jones, Breda Snyder, Charlotte Hackney, Natalie Cruz, Theresa Lock, Shannon Bullock, Reese Tuggle, Angie Duncan, Pam Castaneda, and Katie Sollars DHNH Auxiliary Purchase Awning
Ensuring that the patients of the DeWitt Hospital and Nursing Home are protected from the weather, the DHNH Auxiliary purchased an extended awning...


Community Center Vandalism, Housing Project Roads, And Grass...
On Monday, July 9th, Mayor Ralph Relyea announced a quorum was present and opened the meeting with the invocation. After approval of the minutes from the June 11th regular...
Community Briefs
What a time…what a time it was over the long 4th of July holiday falling as it did in the middle of the week this year. Many that were here for the 4th had to get back home...
City Council Approves Feasibility Study During June Meeting
  On Monday, June 11th, Mayor Ralph Relyea announced a quorum was present and opened the meeting with the invocation. Mayor Relyea turned the floor over to DeWitt Police...