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DeWitt DHS Sr. Sunday Celebration
Local churches participated in the heart-warming tradition of recognizing and honoring Dewitt Seniors on Sunday, May 5. St. Luke’s Lutheran Church...

Arkansas County Sheriff's Report
The Arkansas County Sheriff's Department responded to a call on a five-month-old who was unresponsive. The original call was received at 2:46 p.m. on Monday, May 13, 2019....
2019 Drum Major, Majorette, and Colorguard Chosen
Dewitt High School Band Directors Erick and Julie Rutherford are pleased to announce the 2019 DHS Drum Major Senior Betty Henderson, Majorette...

2019 Baccalaureate Service at Gillett United Methodist Church
The Gillett United Methodist Church hosted the 2019 Dewitt Senior Graduating Baccalaureate Service on the evening of Tuesday, May 1st.  The...

Sneed and Long Page For State Rep. Chris Richie
In the early hours of Tuesday, March 19, 2019, around 7 a.m. Kirsten Hayley Sneed and Mary Abigail Long traveled to the Capital in Little Rock from...

Gary Padgett Family Named 2019 South Arkansas County Farm Family of...
The Gary Padgett family of Almyra, Arkansas has been chosen as the 2019 South Arkansas County Farm Family of the Year. Gary and his wife, Meagan...

DMS Students Selected for Space Camp
With a grant from the GEAR UP, several students from Dewitt Middle School were selected to attend a week-long Space Camp experience in Hunstville,...

DHNH Hosts 11th Annual Spring Fling Event
Members from surrounding communities gathered in the outpatient parking lot of DeWitt Hospital and Nursing Home on April, 23, 2019 for their 11th...

Burns Places in Top Ten
Luke Burns, a member of the 2018-19 DeWitt Sr. High Trap Team, competed against 615 opponents during the 2019 AYSSP South Region Senior Tournament...

Arkansas County Sheriff’s Office Recovers Over $100,000 in Stolen...
Over the past month and a half, the Arkansas County Sheriff’s Office has recovered more than $100,000 worth of stolen property, as well as 22 stolen guns and jewelry worth...
35th Annual Kinderolympics
The Class of 2031 participated in the 35th Annual Kinderolympics on Thursday, May 2, 2019 in the DHS Gymnasium. The theme of this year’s event was...

4H Spirit of ’76 Officers Elected
The 4-H Club Spirit of ’76 installed the 2018-2019 Officers at the April meeting held at the Dewitt Extension Office.  They are President Magon...

Passionate Paws Hosts Dog Days 2019 on the Square
Dogs of all breeds and sizes had a day that was focused on them during the Dog Days 2019, hosted by the Passionate Paws group. On Saturday, April...

Delta Bowhunters Host 3D Bow Shoot at Camp Doughboy
A sport that often goes unnoticed is working its way back into the spotlight in Arkansas County. Archery has become a favorite past time for many...

Front row: Bill Koen and Jacob Key. Back row: Caleb Brown, Bradley Haynes, Sean Cunningham, Kaden Brewer. Boys State Delegates Chosen At DeWitt High School
Six young men from DeWitt High School have been chosen to attend Boys State. Arkansas Boys State is an immersive program in civics education...