Local News

2018 Best of South Arkansas County Citizen of the Year: Sydney Beth...
Citizen of the year, Sydney Dumond with Charles Albert Horton, President of DeWitt Chamber of Commerce Over the previous years, there have been...

Perry Simpson Completes Training
The Arkansas Municipal League presented Perry Simpson, DeWitt City Councilman, a certificate for successfully completing 21 hours of Certified...

Morgan Recognized During January DeWitt School Board Meeting
The DeWitt School Board held its regular meeting on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. President Drew Whiting called the meeting to order. Board member,...

Gillett EHC January Meeting
The Gillett Extension Homemakers Club held its January meeting on Tuesday, January 8, in the Fellowship Hall of the Gillett United Methodist Church with Rose Ella Smith as...
DEWITT ELEMENTARY TAKES THE GREAT KINDNESS CHALLENGE
DeWitt Elementary School encourages community members and businesses to come together and participate in The Great Kindness Challenge, January 28-February 1, 2019. The...
Hundreds Attend the 45th Annual American Legion Post #158 Oyster...
The American Legion Post #158 held its 45th Annual Oyster Supper on Friday, January 18, 2019 at Camp Doughboy, located on Highway 165 South. Legion...

8th Annual Berry Pre-Coon Supper Reception
The 8th Annual Berry Pre-Coon Supper Reception was held on Saturday, January 12th at the Berry Farm Shop in Gillett. This annual event has become a...

Grand Prairie Quilt Society Receive Thank You From Shriners Hospital
The Grand Prairie Quilt Society met January 9, 2018, for their Sit n' Sew at the First Christian Church fellowship hall with 11 members present....

DEWITT SCHOOL DISTRICT
On Wednesday, January 16, 2019 the DeWitt School District preschool programs at DeWitt and Gillett will be accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year.  The DeWitt...
Danner Chosen as Server for 4-H Luncheon
Autumn Danner was chosen as a server for the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service Awards Luncheon at the 4-H Center in Ferndale....

Historical Society To Hold Winter Meeting in Stuttgart
The Grand Prairie Historical Society will hold their winter meeting at the Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie in Stuttgart, Thursday, January 17, beginning at 6:00 p.m....
2018 Best of South Arkansas County Educator of the Year: Jo Ann Cox
If there is anyone who can bring positive change into the world every day, it is a teacher. When a teacher goes above and beyond to make a...

2018 Best of DeWitt’s Volunteer of the Year
Audrey Hepburn once stated, “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands - one for helping yourself, the other for helping...

1st Annual Camra’s Closet In Memory of Camra Kidd Davis
For Camra’s heavenly birthday on January 26, we are collecting items for local “CALL” (Children of Arkansas Loved for Lifetime) closets in Arkansas...

Washington named recipient of Matthew Russell Memorial Scholarship
Tyreke Washington of DeWitt has been chosen as the recipient of the Matthew Russell Memorial Scholarship at Phillips Community College of the...