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Local Law Enforcement Continues to Get Drugs Off of ARCO Streets
On Saturday, August 18, 2018 Arkansas County Sheriff Deputies Steven Bobo, Ronnie Carr, and Jimmy Carr conducted a search at 1203 E. Harrison St....


“Jesus Welcomes the Children” during St. Charles MBC VBS
Each Summer, children look forward to attending VBS at their churches and this Summer’s VBS was no exception for approximately 20 children who...


Hampton Raises Over $650 at Lemonade Stand
Avery Hampton recently had her annual lemonade stand at Lodge Corner. She raised over $650.  The money she made went to purchase the food for the...


Grand Prairie Quilt Society Discuss Community Project
The Grand Prairie Quilt Society met August 8, 2018 at the Stuttgart Public Library with 6 members present.  Glenda opened the meeting with the...


DeWitt Public Schools Host Open House
Summer vacation has ended and sleeping in late will have to wait until the weekends. The 2018-19 school year has officially begun and is sure to...


12th Annual Back to School Fun Day
For the twelfth year, Nichol and Hills Chapel Churches and the Concerned Citizens of DeWitt, along with the 30-40 volunteers, extended their...


3rd Annual Back to School Bash
Each year as the new school year approaches, parents spend a great amount of money on school supplies, new clothes, and more, to ensure that their...


Kooling Off at the 6th Annual Kool The Kids on the Square
On Thursday, August 2nd, the City of DeWitt’s Fire Department, Police Department, and the team from CenterPoint Energy hosted the 6th Annual Kool...


Kids have a BLAST during VBS at McAdams Road Church
Summer vacation is coming to an end but that did not stop approximately 30 children from having a BLAST during this year’s Vacation Bible School at...


I.M.A.G.E. Inc. Celebrates Open House and Ribbon Cutting
On Thursday, August 2nd, I.M.A.G.E. Inc. celebrated their open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on the new Youth Center & Mentor Program at 200...


Dragon Touchdown Club Hosts Annual BBQ
The Annual Dragon Touchdown Club BBQ was held at the Arkansas County Fairgrounds on Friday, August 3rd. Tim Bogy welcomed everyone and thanked them...


Gillett/DeWitt Community Scholarship Hosts 16th Annual Picnic...
The weather was a little overcast, but that did not stop the sense of camaraderie the members of the Gillett and DeWitt communities shared as they...


Community Corn Patch Gets Put to Good Use
The community corn patch, sponsored by Acres of Help, and located on the PCCUA DeWitt Campus, has had many “corn pickers” in the last few days. ...


Forty Five Girls Attend Second Annual Y.E.S. Program Conference
Forty-five teen girls from surrounding communities recently attended the second annual Youth Empowered to Succeed (Y.E.S.) Program Conference at...


Gillett High School Class of 1958 Celebrates
GHS CLASS OF 1958 REUNION was held Saturday, May 26 in the fellowship hall of the Gillett First Baptist Church. Pictured, seated from left, are...