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Queen Karli Rieves and King Taylor Koen, Maid of Honor Taylor Dillion with escort Jay Davis, and mascots Braylee Jo Hearn and Kole Wingfield Karli Rieves Chosen as Homecoming Queen
Fifteen years ago, at the Rainbow Preschool, an unbreakable friendship was formed between a little girl and a little boy. Down through the years...


2017 DeWitt Homecoming Court, with their evening escorts. Homecoming 2017 Field Ceremony
The 2017 DeWitt Homecoming field ceremony was held at 6:30 p.m. at Dragon Stadium. The girls were escorted by their fathers, or men who are very...


Lisa Roberson, R.N. is happy to administer the vaccine 2017 Arkansas County Mass Flu Clinic
The Arkansas Department of Health held its annual drive-through Mass Flu Clinic on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at the Arkansas County Fair Grounds...


DMS Celebrates Freedom Week
The students of Dewitt Middle School participated in National Freedom Week. Clay Dollar’s social studies classes had lessons on the constitution...


DeWitt School Board Holds Special Meeting
On September 25, 2017, the DeWitt School Board held a special meeting. All members were present. President Brad Koen called the meeting to order. First on the agenda was...
Owner in Training, Emily Fisher, and Owner, Tami Hornbeck 420 & Turnrow Coffee & Community Host Soft Opening
420 & Turnrow Coffee & Community held a soft opening on Sunday, October 1, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Those attending the event were greeted...


Reed Takes First Deer
Landyn Reed, 6 years old, killed his first deer, a 3-point buck, with his crossbow while hunting with his daddy, Jeremy Reed this past weekend in...


Moritz to Wed Tilley
Randy and Regail Moritz of DeWitt, AR, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ryan Rachel Moritz to John Ryan Tilley; he is the...


DeWitt Hospital & Nursing Home and Ferguson Rural Health Clinic...
The DeWitt Hospital & Nursing Home Staff and Auxiliary, along with Ferguson Rural Health Clinic welcomed their newest providers, Benjamin Stevens,...


Kaden Boyd and Kaiden Yarbo with their entourage of grandparents, Jean Boyd and “Papa” Glenn and Vida Gordon. DES Grandparents Day
The first annual Grandparent’s Day celebration was held at the Dewitt Elementary campus on Tuesday, September 12.  Over three hundred and fifty...


Bells Across America
On Sunday, September 17, the church bells at Gillett United Methodist rang for all to hear at 3:00 p.m. to commemorate the signing of the United States Constitution 230...
Arkansas County Sherriff’s Department Recovers Stolen Items
A theft ring was dismantled by the Arkansas County Sheriff’s Department during the week of September 11, 2017. The Sheriff’s Office had been...


2017 South Arkansas County Farm Family of the Year Honored with a...
On Saturday, September 23, 2017, the 2017 South Arkansas County Farm Family of the Year, James and Eddie Phillips' Family, was honored with a...


September Quorum Court
The Arkansas County Quorum Court met at 9:30 a.m. on September 12th, 2017 in the Southern District Courthouse in DeWitt, Arkansas. Arkansas County Judge, Thomas E. Best,...
Larry McCallie, Garland Long, Duane Long, Bill Engal, John McCord, Perry Simpson, Dan Patterson, Johnny Purdy, Ronnie Allen, Bo Scroggins, Robert Crisswell, Buddy Hearn, Johnny Mommsen, Steve Martin, Stevie Bullock, Terry Dan Bullock, Mack Purdy, Philip Rawls and Lloyd Snyder Veteran's Day at the Arkansas County Fair
With this year’s fair theme being “Salute to Red, White and Blue” the fair board thought it would be appropriate to salute our veterans by hosting...