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Santa Stops at Farmers & Merchants Bank
Dirt bikes, baby dolls, and more were some of the items discussed during Santa’s visit to Farmers & Merchants Bank on Friday, December 21, 2018....

Lee Ann Jones Memorial Scholarship Recipient Announced
Mikayla Pruner of DeWitt has been chosen as the recipient of the Lee Ann Jones Memorial Scholarship at Phillips Community College of the University...

Jr. High Cheerleaders Carol and Enjoy Dinner
The Dewitt Junior High Cheerleaders, along with Darby the Dewitt Dragon mascot, celebrated the Season of Giving by caroling for the staff and...

GES Top Reader Award Winners
The Gillett Elementary School Top Reader winners were presented with a brand new pair of Virtual Reality goggles by Librarian Melissa Grantham for their hard work and...
GES Spelling Bee Champions
The Gillett Elementary Spelling Bee Champions are: Winner Kaden Pippinger, first runner up Mallory Dobson, second runner up Kara Holzhauer, third...

DeWitt Music Department presents “A Winter Celebration”
The DeWitt High School cafeteria was filled with family, friends and loved ones who were there to enjoy an evening of beautiful music presented by...

Alter to Wed Farmer
Nina Alter of Hot Springs and Mr. and Mrs. John Alter of DeWitt are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Amelia Alter to Ross Farmer,...

2018 Best of South Arkansas County Employee of the Year: Ann Noble
For a business to be successful, it not only depends on a steady flow of customers but employees who go above and beyond to perform their job...

4H Spirit of ‘76 Club Meets
The 4-H Spirit of ‘76 Club met on Wednesday, December 12 at the Extension Office in Dewitt for a Christmas party.  They played games, enjoyed...

December City Council Meeting Covers Hospital Issues,...
  On Monday, December 10th, Mayor Ralph Relyea announced a quorum was present and opened the meeting with the invocation. After approval of the...

Best Christmas Photo Winner
Congratulations to Jenna Sexton for winning this year's Best Christmas Photo contest! Make sure to save all your best photo from Christmas this...

Closed Hearing Leads to Expulsion During Special School Board Meeting
The DeWitt School Board held a special meeting on Monday, December 17, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at the Administration Office. President Drew Whiting called the meeting to order....
Breakfast with Santa in Gillett
The children of Gillett, Tichnor, and surrounding communities gathered at the Gillett United Methodist Church to eat, have fun, and sit on Santa's...

Letter to the Editor – POW/MIA DAY
DeWitt, Arkansas is such a beautiful town, and so pretty now with all the Christmas decorations; but we have a serious problem on our streets with “littering.” I would...
DeWitt Police Report
November 18 at approximately 5:00 a.m. Officer Jeff Childers was getting coffee at Conoco in DeWitt. He returned to his unit and as he sat down and placed his coffee in his...