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Arkansas County Rice Month Proclamation ARCO Judge Best Proclaims September as Arkansas County Rice Month
2018-19 Miss Arkansas County Rice, Sydney Dumond, understands the importance of rice production in Arkansas County. Arkansas ranks first among...


Left to right: 2nd Runner Up, Caitlin Jones; Miss Arkansas County, Whitney Tull; 1st Runner Up, Gillian Griffin 2018 Arkansas County Fair Queen Pageant
Gorgeous young ladies from all over Arkansas County put on their finest dresses and set out to compete in the 2018 Arkansas County Fair Queen...


Dragons Conquer the Raiders
The Friday Night lights continue to shine on the Dragons as they traveled to Searcy to win against the Riverview Raiders with a score of 20-17....


Pattillo Center Offers Free, Reduced Meals
The Pattillo Center-School participates in the Child and Adult Care Food program (SACFP) administered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA.) For a child to...
2nd Annual Webb’s Sporting Goods Fall Festival
Fall is just around the corner, harvest is in full swing, and hunting season is upon us. Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of the Summer...


PCCUA-DeWitt Hosts Fall Orientation
The beginning of the Fall semester at PCCUA DeWitt campus has begun once again. Students, whether attending for the first time or returning to...


Bertha Mae Holmes
Bertha Mae Holmes, of Reed went peacefully at her home, August 7, 2018 in Reed, Arkansas.  She was born October 29, 1942 in Dumas, Arkansas to the late Joseph Thomas and...
Horton to Wed Henderson
Russell and Wendy Horton of Louisville, KY are proud to announce their daughter, Lindsey Horton’s engagement and upcoming nuptials to Haddon...


Local Girl Scouts travel to founder’s birthplace and First...
On June 26, four local Girl Scouts of Troop 1309, along with two of their leaders, embarked on a 1,500-mile journey to Savannah, Georgia, to visit...


DeWitt School Board August Meeting
The DeWitt School Board held its regular board meeting on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. President Drew Whiting called the meeting to order and led those in attendance in...
Jessup-Tidwell Engagement
Jeannie Jessup and David Jessup announce the engagement of their daughter, Morgan Elizabeth to Marc Zachary Tidwell, son of Tracy and Mark Tidwell...


Almyra Hosts Arts and Crafts Fair
Saturday, August 4th, was a beautiful, breezy day and the perfect weather for Almyra’s First Annual Arts and Crafts Fair. There was free entry to...


Randy Rhodes, Arkansas Game & Fish Commission, Sheriff Todd Wright, Arkansas County Sheriff’s Office, Scott Rosegrant, Arkansas State Police, Bradley Poen U.S. Fish & Wildlife Office, and Sgt Troy Fuaghn, Arkansas Game & Fish. Law Officials Arrest Local Man After Executing Search on Marijuana...
According to Arkansas County Sheriff Todd Wright, the Arkansas County Sheriff’s Office, along with Arkansas State Police, Arkansas Game & Fish, and...


DeWitt Chamber of Commerce Holds August Meeting
The DeWitt Chamber of Commerce held its August luncheon meeting on Thursday, August 16, 2018 in the community room at PCCUA. A delicious lunch including lasagna, toast,...
Maria Salers Local Man Shot and Killed in His Home
According to Arkansas County Sheriff’s office, a call came in around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 16th about a shooting that occurred on Whiting...