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Arkansas County Fair Parade Around The Square
As everyone in Arkansas County knows, harvest is in full swing all around the Grand Prairie. And what better theme for the Arkansas County Fair...


82nd Arkansas County Fair
The swirling air from the carnival rides gave relief from the Summer heat during the 82nd Arkansas County Fair. People of all ages attended the...


DeWitt Police Report
September 7, 2018 – At about 1440 hours DeWitt Police Officers went to 318 S. Jefferson to do a home visit on Jason Black under search waiver. They had been told that there...
Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Recipient Speaks at First Baptist...
Christmas, a time when children’s eyes light up with excitement as they unwrap their gifts from under the Christmas tree. A time of happiness where...


Boys State and Girls State Delegates Recognized during Annual...
Each year, the American Legion Post 158, along with the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 158, recognizes the Boys State and Girls State delegates...


Arkansas County Rice Month Proclamation ARCO Judge Best Proclaims September as Arkansas County Rice Month
2018-19 Miss Arkansas County Rice, Sydney Dumond, understands the importance of rice production in Arkansas County. Arkansas ranks first among...


Left to right: 2nd Runner Up, Caitlin Jones; Miss Arkansas County, Whitney Tull; 1st Runner Up, Gillian Griffin 2018 Arkansas County Fair Queen Pageant
Gorgeous young ladies from all over Arkansas County put on their finest dresses and set out to compete in the 2018 Arkansas County Fair Queen...


Dragons Conquer the Raiders
The Friday Night lights continue to shine on the Dragons as they traveled to Searcy to win against the Riverview Raiders with a score of 20-17....


Pattillo Center Offers Free, Reduced Meals
The Pattillo Center-School participates in the Child and Adult Care Food program (SACFP) administered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA.) For a child to...
2nd Annual Webb’s Sporting Goods Fall Festival
Fall is just around the corner, harvest is in full swing, and hunting season is upon us. Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of the Summer...


PCCUA-DeWitt Hosts Fall Orientation
The beginning of the Fall semester at PCCUA DeWitt campus has begun once again. Students, whether attending for the first time or returning to...


Bertha Mae Holmes
Bertha Mae Holmes, of Reed went peacefully at her home, August 7, 2018 in Reed, Arkansas.  She was born October 29, 1942 in Dumas, Arkansas to the late Joseph Thomas and...
Horton to Wed Henderson
Russell and Wendy Horton of Louisville, KY are proud to announce their daughter, Lindsey Horton’s engagement and upcoming nuptials to Haddon...


Local Girl Scouts travel to founder’s birthplace and First...
On June 26, four local Girl Scouts of Troop 1309, along with two of their leaders, embarked on a 1,500-mile journey to Savannah, Georgia, to visit...


DeWitt School Board August Meeting
The DeWitt School Board held its regular board meeting on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. President Drew Whiting called the meeting to order and led those in attendance in...