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In case you missed it....
In case you missed it.... Last night's election results will be available at www.dewitt-ee.com, or you can stop by the office to grab a copy of the printed...
2018 Arkansas County Unofficial Final Voting Results
After early voting, absentee ballots, and a day filled with community members casting their votes at the polls, the unofficial 2018 Election...


Senior High Dragons Fall To Bulldogs
With several key players out of the game on Friday night against the Star City Bulldogs, the odds were heavily stacked against the Dragons. With sixteen rushing attempts...
The Sugar Shack Hosts Benefit Baggo Tournament
To raise money for Dana’s House, The Sugar Shack hosted its 1st Annual Baggo Tournament on Saturday, October 20, 2018 during the 4th Annual Harvest...


MAKE NOMINATIONS NOW!!! Nominations for The Best of South Arkansas...
Citizen of the Year 1. 2. 3. 4. Volunteer/Volunteer Group of the Year 1. 2. 3. 4. Entrepreneur of the Year 1. 2. 3. 4. Educator of the Year...
Local Pursuit Ends in Phillips County
On October 18th, at approximately 10:30 p.m., St. Charles Police Chief Jamie Forbes attempted to stop a vehicle for Improper Tail Lights.  The vehicle failed to stop and...
ARCO Youth & Outdoors, Next Gen. Gives Local Youth the Opportunity...
When hunting season begins, local community members think nothing of seeing people from many different states in the area, dressed in their hunting...


Arkansas County 4-H Convention
The annual Arkansas County 4-H Convention was held on October 15 at the Arkansas County Courthouse in Dewitt.  The convention began at 6:00 p.m....


2nd Annual Arkansas County Clean Up Derby
The sounds of metal crashing into metal, sputtering engines, and cheers from the crowd filled the Fall night air during the 2nd Annual Arkansas...


DeWitt Hospital Nursing Home Auxiliary Hosts Linen Sale
Most would agree that after a long, hard day, climbing into a bed that is fitted with smooth, soft sheets is one of life’s greatest pleasures....


The memorabilia table DHS Class of 1968 Celebrates 50th Reunion
The years seemed to melt away as the DeWitt High School Class of 1968 began to recognize each other at their 50th reunion held Friday and Saturday,...


Arkansas County Conservation District Celebrates 20th Year of...
Living in a farming community, one can be certain of hearing stories of someone who has been affected by a farm related injury or death. According...


Arkansas County 4-H Clubs Reorganize
In 4‑H, we believe in the power of young people! 4-H is a fun and educational program where kids “learn by doing.” The mission of 4-H is to provide opportunities for youth...
(L-R) 2018 Miss Arkansas County Rice, Sydney Dumond, Daniel Gordon- 1st place, Marissa Johnson- 2nd place, Meredith Eggerman- 3rd place, Hope Freeman- honorable mention, and  Michael Stillwell-honorable mention. 2018 Miss Arkansas County Rice Sponsors DES Art Contest
During Sydney Dumond’s time as Miss Arkansas County Rice, she had several tasks on her agenda that she wanted to complete. One of the main tasks...


4th Annual DeWitt Harvest Fest
As the clouds rolled out and the skies turned blue, game and vendor booths were set up inside the exhibit building at the Arkansas County...