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Pet Tracks Hosts Annual Toy Drive
On Saturday, December 16, the lot beside Pet Tracks was lined with toys and food items, all part of the annual Toy Drive hosted by Dr Robert...


Gillett EHC Enjoys December Outing
The Gillett Extension Homemakers Club held its December meeting on Tuesday, December 12, by having a ‘girls’ day out. The group enjoyed going out to eat and having a...
Shirley Dillion receives special recognition from Rep. David Hillman (Photo courtesy of Dr. Dardenne) Dillion Retires from DeWitt School District after 52 years
Shirley Dillion, Administrative Secretary for DeWitt School District, has retired after 52 years of dedicated service. She began working at the...


Ashlynne Jenkins, ALA Junior Member, with the gifts that she prepared for the Veterans American Legion Auxiliary Unit #158 Junior Member Delivers...
Junior American Legion Auxiliary member, Ashlynne Jenkins of Unit #158, began her Christmas vacation by making a special trip to make Christmas a...


2017 South Arkansas County's Employee of the Year: Leslie Rone
To find an employee who is hard-working, dedicated, and goes above and beyond for everyone around them is a task for some employers. Pattillo...


Update: Chastain Arrested for Extortion
David Chastain, 46, of Stuttgart was taken into custody by the FBI and Troop A out of Little Rock early Tuesday morning in Stuttgart. He was...


Teddie Ray Kittler
Teddie Ray Kittler of DeWitt passed from this life on December 17, 2017.  He was born July 27, 1954, in Almyra to Mike (Mickey) and Reba Pauline Ward Kittler. Teddie was...
Mickey Mouse pancake by Lane Eldridge Lions Club Host Annual Pancake Supper
The Lions Club of DeWitt hosted its annual Pancake Supper on Friday, December 8, 2017. More than 230 people filled the fellowship hall at First...


Grand Prairie Quilt Society Hosts Christmas Party and Luncheon
The Grand Prairie Quilt Society met December 13 at the Stuttgart Public Library for their Christmas party and luncheon with 10 members present....


The GUMC Dicken’s carolers spread Christmas cheer with song throughout the evening. Gillett Christmas Parade
The annual Gillett Christmas Parade was bigger and better than ever this year! “Everyone who is anyone” was lined up along Main Street enjoying the...


Christmas on the Square 2017
Leading up to the 2017 Christmas Parade, The DeWitt Court Square was the place to be last Friday, December 8th. To kick off the night, the Learning...


2017 Best of South Arkansas County Business of the Year: Webb’s...
In 2005, Bobby and Alicia Webb, Owners/Operators of Webb’s Sporting Goods sold everything they had to start a business that has continued to grow...


David Chastain Arrested in Arkansas County
Former Arkansas State Police Special Agent, former Stuttgart Police Department Officer and current Arkansas County Sheriff's Office Deputy David...


DeWitt School District Implements Alternate Methods of Instruction
The DeWitt School District is one of the school districts in the state approved for Alternate Methods of Instruction days for the 2017-18 school year under Act 862 of 2017....
Ann Bulmer Hestir Memorial Scholarship Recipient Announced
Lakeshia Cohen of Stuttgart has been chosen as the recipient of the Ann Bulmer Hestir Memorial Scholarship at Phillips Community College of the...