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PCCUA-DeWitt Spring Fling
To celebrate the upcoming of spring and the 2017 spring semester, the DeWitt Philips Community College (PCC) held its annual Spring Fling on...


DES Hosts 33rd Annual Kinderolympics
DeWitt Elementary School hosted their 33rd Annual Kinderolympics on Friday April, 28th. Each class wore different colors such as: orange, green,...


PBJCEOC and USDA Team Up to Deliver Food Commodities
Hard times across the region have left many struggling to feed their homes. For those needing help with food programs, Food Commodities may be the answer. The Emergency...
Prairie Gems Homemakers Learn About Soil Sampling
Prairie Gems Extension Homemakers made plans for the Spring Council Meeting during their April meeting. The club served as hosts when the Council met on May 3 at the First...
Tree blocking W 13th St. that knocked out power for several residents Straight Line Winds Cause One Fatality in DeWitt
Straight line winds ripped through south Arkansas County on Saturday, April 29th causing tragedy for the DeWitt area. DeWitt Police Department...


These guys won 2nd place in the Sr. division in a tournament that was held at the Jacksonville shooting complex on April 15th. Left to right- Andrew Theis, Kody Wright, Sam Boyd, Coach John Alter, Garrett Cummings and Spencer Alter Trap Shooters Win 2nd Place in Senior Division


Quorum Court Meeting
The Arkansas County Quorum Court met at 9:30 a.m. on April 11th, 2017 in the Southern District Courthouse in DeWitt, Arkansas. Arkansas County Judge, Thomas E. Best, called...
Luncheon audience Plant Sale & Luncheon at DeWitt Fairgrounds
On Saturday, April 22, 2017 numerous individuals attended the Arkansas County Master Gardeners 2017 Spring Plant Sale and Luncheon, bringing to it...


Philipp to Wed Barnat
Mahalie Philipp and Jonathan Barnat will exchange vows on May 6th, 2017 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Gillett, AR at 3:30pm. The reception will...


GPHS Members Attend State Conference; Accept Three Awards
GPHS Members Bill Shrum and Glenn Mosenthin attended the 76th annual conference of the Arkansas Historical Association at Pocahontas on April...


First Baptist Church Preschool Graduation
On Thursday, April 27th, the First Baptist Church Preschool Director, Lee Green, and the teachers for the four-year olds (Brandy Berry and Becky...


Where Farmers Market will become reality! Farmers Market Gets New Location
It is almost Arkansas County Farmers’ Market time again! This year, the Farmers Market in DeWitt will be moving to a permanent location on the...


DeWitt Police Report
On April 19th at about 0900 hours, Chief James Tucker was dispatched to Tommy’s Rexall in reference to Christan Howe attempting to cash a stolen check. Lt. Greg Miller...
Collins to Graduate
Kameron Collins will graduate from VanBuren High School on May 16, 2017. In the fall, he will be attending Lyon College in Batesville, AR on an...


Wilbourn Receives Transfer Scholarship
The University of Arkansas at Monticello has awarded a Community College Transfer Scholarship to Garrhett Wilbourn of DeWitt, according to Tawana...