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Berry Pre-Coon Supper Reception Continues
The 6th annual “Berry Pre-Coon Supper Reception” was a huge hit for Arkansans on Saturday, January 13, 2018. Each year, community members and...


McAlpin to Wed Patterson
Pat and Jonathan McAlpin of West Memphis, AR are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kasey Lynn, to Slade Reed Patterson, son of...


This photograph was taken in 1918 at Ebert's Field.  Ebert's Field was established in 1917,  in Lonoke, Arkansas, around thirty miles from Stuttgart.  It served as one of the leading training centers for aviators during World War I.  It shows pilot with microphone receiving helmet and power generated radio telephone.  Image courtesy of Arkansas State Archives World War I Exhibit Premiere and Grand Prairie Historical Society
The Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie with the Grand Prairie Historical Society are excited to invite you to gather with us as we host the...


Betty Cotner, Jean Prange, St. Charles Mayor Robert Patrick, Rev. Tony Hill St Charles Methodist Church Donates to Caring and Sharing Food Pantry
Each year, members of the St. Charles Methodist Church collect food for the Caring and Sharing Food Pantry. Members of St. Charles Methodist...


Keta Turner, DES Kindergarten Teacher 2017 Best of South Arkansas County Educator of the Year: Keta Turner
An educator can be defined as "a person who provides instruction or education". Clearly, that is an understatement when describing a teacher. They...


Bradford Completes Air Force Basic Training
A DeWitt local and 2017 DeWitt High School graduate Jamarius Bradford recently completed Air Force Basic Training in San Antonio, Texas On December...


4-H METHOD DEMONSTATION
4-H provides several educational and competitive events through the year that allow opportunities for youth to compete and interact with 4-H’ers throughout the county as...
Two Locals Found Deceased on Burkswitch Road
On Saturday, December 23, 2017, at approximately 12:55 p.m. deputies with the Arkansas County Sheriff’s Department received a call regarding two individuals, later...
Ms. Virginia Place assures Santa that she’s been a good girl all year long. Santa Visits Planters & Merchants Bank
On his world tour, Santa Claus stopped to see boys and girls of all ages at Planters & Merchants Bank on Friday, December 22. Employees Lesa Ringo...


2017 Best of South Arkansas County Entrepreneur of the Year: Troy...
As you drive around the Court Square in DeWitt, you have most likely noticed that many of the buildings that have been standing since the early...


DeWitt UMY Celebrates with a Progressive Dinner
The Dewitt United Methodist Youth celebrated Christmas with a Progressive Dinner on Wednesday 20, 2017. The progressive dinners were held at the...


Berry Pre-Coon Supper Reception Set for January 13
    The 6th annual “Berry Pre-Coon Supper Reception” will be held on Saturday, January 13th at the Berry Farm Shop in Gillett.  2018 marks the...


Left to right: Larry Cloniger (Fort Roots Donations Department), Ashlynne Jenkins (ALA Junior Member), JoAlla Nutt (Unit #158 Secretary), and Charlotte Purdy (Unit #158 Junior Member Chairman) American Legion Auxiliary Unit #158 Donates to Veterans at Fort Roots
Each year, the American Legion Auxiliary Unit #158 delivers donated items to the Veterans in Little Rock. This year, Unit members JoAlla Nutt and...


The Consignment Barn Holds Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 
The DeWitt Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Consignment Barn on Thursday, December 14, 2017, to celebrate their Open...


Pet Tracks Hosts Annual Toy Drive
On Saturday, December 16, the lot beside Pet Tracks was lined with toys and food items, all part of the annual Toy Drive hosted by Dr Robert...