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Tressie Rhodes Celebrates 100th Birthday
Family and friends gathered Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Spring Place Nursing Center in Hazen to celebrate the 100th birthday of Tressie Rhodes....


Paula Marie O’Hanlon
Our mother, Mrs. Paula Marie O’Hanlon went to be with the Lord Jesus peacefully on June 19, 2018.  She is preceded in death by her daughter, Brandy, and her husband; David...
Linda Louise Noble Davis
Linda Louise Noble Davis, age 73, of DeWitt, passed away peacefully after a brief but painful battle with cancer on June 24, 2018. She grew up in Ethel where she learned to...
Friends of Arkansas Post National Memorial Receive Award
The Friends of Arkansas Post National Memorial group has been awarded the 2017 Excellence in Partnering Award by the National Park Service....


Dragons Featured in Hooten's Arkansas Football
The DeWitt Dragons are picked eighth in the 8-4A, as voted on by conference coaches in the 26thannual Hooten's Arkansas Football Magazine. The...


Tom Davis of DeWitt inspects his tomato plants being grown following the Extension research recommendations provided by County Agent Phil Horton.  Davis is very pleased with the results of pruning to increase the size of his tomatoes and offer improved air circulation to reduce insect and disease pressure. Backyard Beauties: Arkansas County is one of 31 counties...
Extension agents are going the extra mile to educate homeowners about a simple gardening practice that could result in larger tomatoes this summer....


Belleview Missionary Baptist Church Holds VBS
Belleview MBC in Ethel held its annual Vacation Bible School on Saturday, June 23, 2018. The theme for this year’s event was “Jungle River...


Team Lizzy Presents Donation During Great Strides Walk in Little Rock
According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation website, for the past 30 years, Great Strides - the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s largest national...


Arkansas Author Makes Writing a Family Affair with New Children’s Book
Local author and photographer Camella Wade co-writes children’s book with her two sons of 5 and 2 years old. “This is the first in a series of...


Grand Prairie Quilt Society Discuss Community Project
The Grand Prairie Quilt Society met June 13 at the Stuttgart Public Library with seven members present.  Glenda opened the meeting with the thought...


Eighth Annual Jacob Coleman Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament
Friends, family, and fraternity brothers of Jacob Coleman joined together on Saturday, June 2nd to compete in the Eighth Annual Jacob Coleman...


DeWitt Teen Receives Girl Scouts’ Highest Award of Achievement
Sydney Dumond of DeWitt was honored June 9 for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award. Dumond earned a Gold Award for her Community Take Action...


DeWitt Public School Board Holds June Meeting
The DeWitt Public School Board held its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. President Brad Koen called the meeting to order. Koen announced to those present that it...
Appealing to everyone’s palate was the Butt Rubbers BBQ Team’s selections of the morning menu of biscuits & gravy, then the lunch menu of barbecue sandwiches and sides. DeWitt Hospital and Nursing Home Auxiliary Hosts Junktique
As the old cliche goes, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure”, and that is exactly what it was like on Saturday, June 2nd at the DeWitt...


Delta Bowhunters Host 3-D Bow Shoot
Approximately 60 participants were testing their skills during the bow shoot sponsored by the Delta Bowhunters, a non-profit organization that...