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Von Daniels Daniels Takes Reins as Enrollment Management Director for PCCUA
  In an area of the Delta where the economy is poor, the population is dwindling, and many youths don’t plan for college, Von Daniels sees it as...


Judge, Eddie Best gives Bobby Lock his plaque for his retirement while Sherriff, Todd Wright looks on. Lock Presented with Retirement Plaque During August Quorum Court
The Arkansas County Quorum Court met at 9:30 a.m. on August 8th, 2017 in the Southern District Courthouse in DeWitt, Arkansas. Arkansas County...


Maceson, Braylee, and Breanna outside getting a view of the eclipse A Remarkable Day in History: The 2017 Solar Eclipse
As millions of Americans looked skyward to marvel at last Monday’s solar eclipse, the DeWitt School District, as well as the entire town of DeWitt...


4-H Leaders Meeting
4-H is America’s largest youth development organization and empowers young people with the skills to lead for a lifetime. 4-H is a fun program...


4-H Officers Training
4-H Sr. Council, Jr. Council, and Club Officers Training was held on Monday, August 7 at the Extension Office in DeWitt. The program “Interviewing...


Photos submitted by committee members Back To School Fun Day
The Back to School fun day was held Saturday, August 5th from 11:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. at the DeWitt Community Center. This event was hosted by the...


Students participate in the game of LIFE as faculty members Shawanna Wansley and Tracie Karkur walk them through the scenarios of college life PCCUA DeWitt Campus Hosts Fall Orientation
On Thursday, August 17, the faculty and staff of the PCCUA-DeWitt campus welcomed 68, new and returning students as they arrived for Fall...


Fullerton Recognized for Completing 15 Years of Service
Phyllis Fullerton, Professional Advisor/Disabilities Coordinator for the DeWitt campus of Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas,...


DeWitt School Board
On August 15, 2017, the DeWitt School Board held its monthly meeting. All members were present. President Brad Koen called the meeting to order. The board moved into the...
DeWitt City Council
  On Monday, August 14th, Mayor Relyea announced a quorum was present and opened the meeting with the invocation. After the approval of minutes from the previous meetings...
County Judge and Preacher Eddie Best pray with the students of his congregation at Gillett Baptist. Blessing of the Backpacks
The students and their backpacks, the teachers, staff, and administrators at Gillett and DeWitt Schools were prayed for during morning worship on...


“Beneath the Water Lilies” is chosen as a Top 20 Finalist For...
Imagine. Waiting over ninety days to receive notification of acceptance or rejection. That is exactly how Matthew Forester felt as he waited to...


The record breaking crowd 2017 Dragon Barbecue
The annual Meet the Dragon BBQ hosted by the DeWitt Touchdown Club, was held on Friday, August 18th with record breaking attendance of around 300...


DeWitt School District hosts Open House and Orientation
On Thursday, August 10, 2017, DeWitt School District held its Open House and Orientation at all three schools, bringing the summer vacation to an...


Avery helps DES Counselor, Lori Wilson stuff back packs How One Child Can Make a Difference
For 6-year-old Avery Hampton, the summer started off like that of many other children. Thoughts of swimming, family get-togethers, picnics, ball...