Local News

Historical Society to Hold Summer Meeting at Bayou Meto Methodist...
The Grand Prairie Historical Society will hold their summer meeting at Bayou Meto United Methodist Church, Thursday, July 19, beginning at 6:00. The church is located in...
Hebron Missionary Baptist Church to Host Revival
Hebron Missionary Baptist Church, 7559 Hwy 152, DeWitt will host a Revival July 23-27. Carl Richey, Pastor. Evangelists for the Revival will be...


Rare Keelboat “The Aux Arc” Travels Waterway At Arkansas Post
Let’s take a step back in time to around the late eighteenth - early nineteenth century. Travel down the Mississippi River is managed quite well in...


Vandalism Causes Restroom Closure at DeWitt Community Center
The public restrooms at the DeWitt Community Center have been closed until further notice due to repeated acts of vandalism. This is not the first...


27th Annual Crocketts Bluff Independence Day Celebration
Families and friends from near and far return home to Crocketts Bluff each year to celebrate the 4th of July by attending The Daniel Boone Bullock...


Purdy named Unit Member of the Year
The American Legion Auxiliary held their State Convention on June 22-24 in Little Rock, AR. During the convention, numerous awards were given to...


Watsons Chosen as 2018 Southeast District Farm Family of the Year
Since 1947, the Arkansas Farm Family of the Year Program has served as a vehicle to recognize outstanding farm families throughout the state....


Gordon receives Certificate from the National Park Service
Henrietta Gordon donated a canoe to Arkansas Post National Memorial in honor of her late husband, Ashel Gordon. Gordon found out about the need for...


Front Row:  Cole Campbell, Ellie Watkins, Autumn Danner, Cody Burns, Michael David Mosenthin, Juliann Goldman
Middle Row:  Josh Goldman, Connor Henry, Hailey Zornes, Gabe Pfleger, Kameran Hudson
Back Row:  Rachel Goldman, Dillon Cox, Makayla Wofford, Kaylie Fisher, Rob Phillips, Will Phillips, Chloe West Delta District 4-H O’Rama
Fourteen Arkansas County 4-H members competed in “Go Wild for 4-H” Delta District 4-H O'Rama at East Arkansas Community College in Forrest City on...


DHNH Announces McKewen as New CEO
Jason McKewen, PharmD, MBA took the position of Chief Executive Officer at DeWitt Hospital and Nursing Home on May 7, 2018. McKewen is a 1996...


DeWitt Park and Recreation Committee Holds Public Meeting
On Thursday, June 28, 2018, the DeWitt Parks and Recreation Committee held a public meeting to allow the general public input about the type of equipment they would like to...
DeWitt Hospital Hosts MASH Camp
DeWitt Hospital hosted the M*A*S*H (Medical Applications of Science for Health) program for the second year in a row. The two-week summer medical...


DeWitt Hospital & Nursing Home Receives Award for Quality...
The DeWitt Hospital & Nursing Home, in DeWitt, AR, recently received an award for achieving quality in performance measures for critical access...


Saharan Dust Fills the Sky in Arkansas County
Over the past few days, you may have noticed a slight haze in the Arkansas County area. Most would think that this was a sign of rain or just low clouds but come to find...
Tressie Rhodes Celebrates 100th Birthday
Family and friends gathered Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Spring Place Nursing Center in Hazen to celebrate the 100th birthday of Tressie Rhodes....