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ABCD Scholarship Committee Hosts 19th Annual Benefit Fundraiser
From the moment of the train accident shortly after noon on Wednesday, March 1st, 2000 to present day, Arkansas County residents have shown nothing...

Three Students Chosen For Dream Team Award
Dewitt High School recently had three students recognized for their achievements on and off the field.  Kinsey Everett, Tiner Gunnell, and Seth...

Grand Prairie Quilt Society Meet for February Meeting
The Grand Prairie Quilt Society met February 13, 2019 at the First Christian Church fellowship hall with 11 members present.  Glenda opened the...

Gillett EHC Studied Stress
The Gillett Extension Homemakers Club held its February meeting on Tuesday, February 12, in the Fellowship Hall of the Gillett United Methodist Church with Margie Hackney...
February Quorum Court Meeting
The Arkansas County Quorum Court met at 9:30 a.m. on February 12, 2019 in the Southern District Courthouse in DeWitt, Arkansas. County Judge, Thomas E. Best, called the...
DeWitt School Board February Meeting
The DeWitt School Board held its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. President Drew Whiting called the meeting to order. Whiting led those in attendance...
Front Row:  Marshall Eggerman
Second Row:  (L to R) Braylynn Bess, Michael McKinzie, Luke Graham, Shelby Long, Kinsey Everett, Jenna Wood, Dylan Moser, Molly Anderson, Alyssa Stewart, and Melissa Deleo.
Third Row:  Addison Bouscher, Leah Muse, Laiken Brickey, Gillian Griffie, Jake Mitchell, Gage Eldridge, Lillie Thomason, Gabby Graham, Rachel Daniels, Monica Box, Katie Everett, Olivia Deviney, Brooklyn Rutherford, Gavin Lepine, and Jacey Wallace.
Fourth Row:  Darby Vancamp, Emma Bullock, Makayla Whiting, Logan Moss, Riley Lay, Bradley Haynes, Colby Turner, Sean Cunningham, Caitlyn Jones, Carrington Hollimon, Zoe Gasaway, Zoe Strayhorn, Skylar Purdy, and Ashlynne Jenkins.
Fifth Row:  Seth Courtney, Logan Moss, Jase Ringo, Kiana Wright, Amanda Horton, Lily Deviney, Ashtyn Beck, Jessalyn Ahrens.
Back Row:  Lathan Reeves and Tyler Childers. DeWitt FBLA Chapter Perform Well at District III Conference
DeWitt FBLA Chapter competed in the District III FBLA Competitions held recently at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart on January 30, 2019. ...

Dewitt FBLA Celebrates CTE Month
DeWitt FBLA is celebrating Career and Technical Month at DeWitt High School.  Molly Anderson, Arkansas FBLA State Secretary, started the week off...

DeWitt Baseball/Softball Association Host Annual Fundraiser
The DeWitt Baseball/Softball Association held its annual fundraiser on Friday, February 8, 2019 at the DeWitt High School cafeteria. Approximately...

Chastain Found Guilty on All Three Counts
After a two-day trial, David Chastain has been found guilty on all three counts after a jury of twelve heard testimonies and reviewed the evidence...

Bridget Lane Boutique Hosts Grand Opening at New Location
In December of 2017 Amy Holbert and Renee Moss, two longtime friends, and lovers of all things fashion came together and opened Bridget Lane...

McKewen Enters Guilty Plea
In March 2017, Clay McKewen was charged with six counts of First Degree Sexual Assault and arrested on March 27, 2017, then later bonded out. On Wednesday, February 20,...
DeWitt Cemetery Association Hosts Annual Fundraiser
The DeWitt Cemetery Association held its annual fundraiser to raise money for the upkeep of DeWitt Cemetery on Saturday, February 2, 2019 in the...

Acres of Help, Inc Hosts Seventh Annual Fundraiser Banquet
Acres of Help, Inc. is a group of locals that come together to advance the general welfare and health of the citizens of South Arkansas County....

Three Rivers South Chapter Hosts Annual DU Banquet
To celebrate the end of the 2018-19 duck season, the Three Rivers South Chapter of Ducks Unlimited held their annual Ducks Unlimited Banquet on...