Local News

Circuit Clerk Sarah Merchant, Walley Henderson, Marvin Henderson and Derrall Gardner Arkansas County Farm Family Is Oldest Family Owned Farm
The Henderson Farm, located in Arkansas County on Hwy 130, was inducted into the 2017 Arkansas Century Farm Program on October 27, 2017 at the...


Celebrate Recovery Hosts Halloween Festival
For the first time ever, Celebrate Recovery hosted a Halloween Festival on October 31, 2017 at New Life Church. They had a pumpkin walk, ring toss,...


Arkansas County Fair Association Hosts Clean Up Derby
Roaring engines, crashing metal, and cheers from the crowd filled the air during the ARCO Clean Up Derby on Saturday, October 28, 2017. Spectators...


Letter to the Editor
On September 20th I watched as Med flight descended onto the helicopter pad at DeWitt Hospital. After having served a meal to Team Kids at Faith Baptist Church, William...
3rd Annual DeWitt Harvest Fest
The air was chilly, but it didn’t stop people from getting out and joining in on the festivities at the 3rd Annual DeWitt Harvest Fest. Beginning...


Prairie Gems EH Discuss Saving Energy in the Home
Prairie Gems Extension Homemakers enjoyed a devotional entitled “Old Folks” given by Gladys Hearn to open their October club meeting. Charlene Fread then presented the...
2017 Pee Wee Dragon Cheerleaders: Kenzie Campbell, Rylan Campbell, Kearston Glidewell, Blakely Carroll, Everly Branham, Kinsley Carroll, Emma Ellenburg, Aydan Branham, and Abby West. Not pictured: Kenley Noble Pee Wee Dragons Win Super Bowl Championship for the Second Year in...
For the second year in a row, the 3rd & 4th grade Pee Wee Dragons had one heck of a year. They finished up their perfect 12-0 season in the Super...


Preparing bake sale items in the new kitchen at the PCCUA-DeWitt campus Operation Christmas Child Bake Sale Fundraiser
PCCUA-DeWitt Student Ambassadors and members of Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society-DeWitt teamed together to raise money for Operation Christmas Child...


October School Board
The DeWitt Public Schools Board of Directors met in regular session on Tuesday, October 10th, at the Administration Office Boardroom. The meeting was called to order by...
Mary Katherine Denny, Autumn Danner, Kaylie Fisher, Daniel Danner, Hykeem Gibson, Henslee Henderson, Rob Phillips, Will Phillips and Judge Eddie Best October Quorum Court
The Arkansas County Quorum Court met at 9:30 a.m. on October 10th, 2017 in the Southern District Courthouse in DeWitt, Arkansas. Arkansas County...


Administrator Lynn O’Briant and Director of Nursing Amber Lloyd Lloyd Named Director of Nursing at DeWitt Crestpark
Amber Lloyd was recently announced as the new Director of Nursing at DeWitt Crestpark Nursing Home. Lloyd transferred from Stuttgart Crestpark in...


Gabrielle Clemons and UAM Chancellor Karla Hughes Gillett Students Receive Alumni Association Scholarships
Shanna Place and Gabrielle Clemons of Gillett were honored recently during the University of Arkansas at Monticello's homecoming celebration by...


2017 Farm Safety Day
On Tuesday, October 3, 2017, The Arkansas County Conservation District partnered with Progressive Agriculture Safety Ag and put on a farm safety...


DMS 8th Grade UCA Field Trip
The Dewitt Middle School eighth grade class took a field trip to the University of Central Arkansas campus in Conway on Tuesday, October 24. ...


DeWitt FBLA Chapter Earns National Recognition
FBLA Super Sweeps is the first part of a chapter challenge for FBLA chapters across the nation.  The recognition encourages chapters to increase membership, retain members,...