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Gillett EHC Studies Energy Savings
The Gillett Extension Homemakers Club held its October meeting on Tuesday, October 10, in the home of Dorothy Connelly in Gillett with six members present. Margie...
DMS Beta Club Induction
On October 16, 2017, an induction ceremony took place at Dewitt Middle School for the Junior High Beta Club. A reception was held in the DMS...


DeWitt Pee Wee Football Team Ends Regular Season
The Dewitt Pee Wee football team (5th & 6th grades) ended their regular season with three wins out of seven games.  They spent Saturday, October...


DeWitt Band Holds Concert at the Veterans Memorial Building
The Veterans Memorial Building was the place to be on Saturday, October 14, 2017 as the DeWitt Band hosted a concert that featured the bands Long...


Marshall Eggerman proudly wears the medal he received for placing in the Top 10 out of 238 runners during the Lake Hamilton Invitational. Marshall ran this same race in 2016 as a 7th grader and only placed 110th out of 351 runners. Cross Country Dragons Run in Lake Hamilton Invitational
On Saturday, October 14th, the DeWitt Cross Country Junior High and Senior High teams traveled to Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs to compete in the...


Matt Mosler to Speak at Tichnor Baptist
Matt Mosler will be at Tichnor Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Saturday, October 21, 2017! Stop by 928 Hwy 44 in Tichnor to hear the gospel! You don't want to miss this!
AMERICAN PICKERS to Film in Arkansas
Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Arkansas! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout...


4-H Hamburger Supper
  The 4-H Hamburger Drive-thru supper was held Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Arkansas County Fairgrounds. Since its inception in 2005, Charles...


Silva Weds Pike
On Saturday, September 23, 2017 the family and friends gathered to celebrate the marriage of Gina Vianey Silva and Alexander Jacob Pike at the...


Justin, Mike, and Dustin remove a small tree out of the nature trail pathway. ​ Merrisach Lake Park Was Focus of National Public Lands Day
According to the National Environmental Education Foundation’s website, public lands are the places where we learn, play, exercise, and relax. In...


The two lovebirds enjoy a dolphin excursion!  They originally had plans to parasail, but were unable to due to high winds.  “Just being on the water was amazing,” added Mrs. Marion. Marion and Leland Furman Celebrate 63 Years
Lifelong Gillett residents Marion and Leland Fuhrman celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary at Orange Beach, Alabama last week.  The two were...


Tommy Black, Laura Essex, Rhonda Golden, Terri Patten, John Yullos, Stacy and Ken Nelson, Delyce Palik, April Herring, Pat Arnold, Polly Norris, Warren and Jena Jennings, Charles Horton, Wendy Smith, Kayleen Cunningham, Kay Fisher, Sarah Merchant, Carla Walton, Dr. Lynne Dardenne, and Julie Adams CASA Office Opens in DeWitt
CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates transform the lives of foster children by providing them with a trained volunteer who advocates for them in...


Calvin Mavity, winner of the Phoenix grill Blue Seal Petroleum Customer Appreciation Day
On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, Blue Seal Petroleum treated their customers to a customer appreciation day to show their appreciation for their...


PCCUA Vice Chancellor, Carolyn Turner, and Chandler Boyd-Mathews First United Methodist Church Host Corky’s BBQ Fundraiser
On Friday, October 6, 2017, the First United Methodist Church held a Corky’s BBQ drive through fundraiser. Guests who purchased tickets enjoyed...


Two Vehicles Collide in DeWitt City Limits
At approximately 8:25 a.m. on Monday, October 7, two vehicles collided at the intersection of Maxwell and Washington in DeWitt. A Chevrolet S-10...