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Whitney Neal Promotions Announced for Farmers and Merchants Bank
Farmers and Merchants Bank President and CEO Gary Hudson recently announced several promotions, including two residents of DeWitt, AR. “As our...


$600K Grant to Expand Mental Health Services in Arkansas County
The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded a $600,000 grant to the Arkansas Rural Health Partnership (ARHP) for the creation of the ARHP-Outreach Program...
Delia Kay Barrett Receives Stanley E. Reed Internship Award
The Bumpers College Stanley E. Reed Internship Award is presented to Delia Kay Barrett, a junior from DeWitt majoring in agricultural business. She is involved with Sigma...
April Quorum Court
The Arkansas County Quorum Court met at 9:30 a.m. on April 10th, 2018 in the Southern District Courthouse in DeWitt, Arkansas. Arkansas County Judge, Thomas E. Best, called...
Signing with PCCUA - DeWitt Campus, (front) Joliena Burns, Deven Malone, Jomia Harris, Kalie Jo Hill, Nancy Ballon, Adrianna Davis, Taylor Dillion, Kaitlyn Stroh, Tate Grissom, Spencer McCarty, Jacob Boyd, Lane Eldridge, Max Boyd. (second row) David Tate, Tiauna Johnson, Alissia Dabner, Mackenzie Bock, Hailey Oswalt, Glendarius Daniels, Cole Hardwick, Zach Reed, Matthew Pike, Nathan Downing, Taylor Mannis, Alyssa Pfaffenberger. (third row) Xavier Ransom, Ana Barajas, Kylee Childers, Carmen Allen, Chyanne Camp, Whitney Jenkins, Kyran Amos, Austin Sullivan, Alston Briggs, Hunter Rounsaville, Jorge Chavez. (fourth row) Tyreke Washington, Allex Rhodes, Chasity Riddle, Joshua Martin. Not available for photo: De’Sree Kelley, Mikayla Pruner, Kayla Smith.   3rd Annual College Signing Day Hosted by DeWitt High School Student...
On Tuesday, April 24th, eighteen tables representing various fields of higher education were assembled on the floor of the high school gymnasium....


2nd Annual Bowling to Breathe Tournament Held in Honor of Lizzy West
In 1983, the musical group, The Police, released a song called “Every Breath You Take.” The opening lyrics to the song are “Every breath you take,...


Local Officer Injured, Driver In Custody
Thursday evening, while attempting to stop a vehicle that was fleeing from Police, Officer Luka Neal was involved in a serious accident. According...


The Snyder’s Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary
Breda and Lloyd Snyder celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, April 5 with forty family members at Beaver Lodge in St. Charles. ...


Mayor and City Council Awards Dumond With Proclamation
On Monday, April 9th, Mayor Ralph Relyea announced a quorum was present and opened the meeting with the invocation. After approval of the minutes...


Kids Fishing Derby Held at DeWitt City Park
The DeWitt Parks and Recreation Commission held its annual fishing derby on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Approximately fifty children under the age of...


Gillett EHC Learns about Tornadoes
The Gillett Extension Homemakers Club held its April meeting on Tuesday, April 10, in the Fellowship Hall of Gillett United Methodist Church with five members present and...
Two Locals Transported to DeWitt Hospital After Motor Vehicle Crash
Two locals were transported to DeWitt Hospital after colliding on S. Jefferson Street in DeWitt according to DeWitt Police Chief Jim Tucker. On...


S.A.D.D. Presents Mock Wreck at DeWitt High School
DeWitt Police Officers quickly responded to the DHS parking lot following a “mock” two-car accident on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at approximately...


Front Row (L to R):  Abbey Baker, Taylor Jo Mannis, Carly Watkins, Jordan Thomason, Lauren Vansandt, Nancy Ballon, Gabby Graham, Spencer Alter, Jace Ringo, Bradley Haynes, Jake Mitchell, Dylan Moser.  2nd Row (L to R): Zayne Litton, Peyton Gasaway, Karli Rieves, Lauren Kemp, Jorge Chavez, Monica Box, Kinsey Everett, Rachel Daniels, Gillian Griffin, Jacey Wallace, Gavin Lepine, Kayla Beth Poor, Ashtyn Beck.  Third Row (L to R): Zoe Gasaway, Alyssa Pfaffenberger, Caitlin Jones, Dalton Frost, Blaise Northern, Madison Price, Sean Cunningham, Emma Bullock, Makala Whiting, Shelby Long, Jenna Wood, Sara Thompson, Taylor Koen, Darby Vancamp, Christian Hatcher, Alyssa Stewart, Zoe Strayhorn.  Back Row (L to R): Casey Sieber, Luke Graham, Braden Wilson, and Lane Eldridge. Not Pictured: Molly Anderson DeWitt FBLA Members Qualify for Nationals at State Competition
The DeWitt FBLA Chapter attended the State FBLA Leadership Conference on April 8-10.  Forty-nine students from DeWitt High School were in...


Arkansas Post National Memorial Commemorates the 235th Anniversary...
To commemorate the 235th Anniversary of Colbert’s Raid, Arkansas Post National Memorial held a Colonial living history event that included black...