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Black Elected as Mayor
James “Jimmy” Black, a native of Stuttgart, will take office in January 2019 as the newly elected Mayor of DeWitt. Black graduated from Stuttgart...


Black Elected as Mayor
James “Jimmy” Black, a native of Stuttgart, will take office in January 2019 as the newly elected Mayor of DeWitt. Black graduated from Stuttgart High School in 1972 and...
Arkansas County Bank Honors Veterans
The annual Veterans Day luncheon, normally held in front of Arkansas County Bank was moved indoors this year due to the cold, rainy weather. The...


Weather Alert: Early Dissmissal
DeWitt School District will be dismissing school at 11:00 a.m. today due to inclement weather. Bus riders will be dismissed at 11:15 a.m. For more...


4-H Hamburger Supper
The annual 4-H Hamburger Supper was a huge success!  Three hundred and thirty-six hamburgers were prepared and served by the twenty-five 4-Hers,...


In case you missed it....
In case you missed it.... Last night's election results will be available at www.dewitt-ee.com, or you can stop by the office to grab a copy of the printed...
2018 Arkansas County Unofficial Final Voting Results
After early voting, absentee ballots, and a day filled with community members casting their votes at the polls, the unofficial 2018 Election...


Senior High Dragons Fall To Bulldogs
With several key players out of the game on Friday night against the Star City Bulldogs, the odds were heavily stacked against the Dragons. With sixteen rushing attempts...
The Sugar Shack Hosts Benefit Baggo Tournament
To raise money for Dana’s House, The Sugar Shack hosted its 1st Annual Baggo Tournament on Saturday, October 20, 2018 during the 4th Annual Harvest...


MAKE NOMINATIONS NOW!!! Nominations for The Best of South Arkansas...
Citizen of the Year 1. 2. 3. 4. Volunteer/Volunteer Group of the Year 1. 2. 3. 4. Entrepreneur of the Year 1. 2. 3. 4. Educator of the Year...
Local Pursuit Ends in Phillips County
On October 18th, at approximately 10:30 p.m., St. Charles Police Chief Jamie Forbes attempted to stop a vehicle for Improper Tail Lights.  The vehicle failed to stop and...
ARCO Youth & Outdoors, Next Gen. Gives Local Youth the Opportunity...
When hunting season begins, local community members think nothing of seeing people from many different states in the area, dressed in their hunting...


Arkansas County 4-H Convention
The annual Arkansas County 4-H Convention was held on October 15 at the Arkansas County Courthouse in Dewitt.  The convention began at 6:00 p.m....


2nd Annual Arkansas County Clean Up Derby
The sounds of metal crashing into metal, sputtering engines, and cheers from the crowd filled the Fall night air during the 2nd Annual Arkansas...


DeWitt Hospital Nursing Home Auxiliary Hosts Linen Sale
Most would agree that after a long, hard day, climbing into a bed that is fitted with smooth, soft sheets is one of life’s greatest pleasures....