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AR County EHC members attending Bib Workshop from the left:  Charlene Fread Wingfield, Betty Knoll, Joan McFerrin, Shirley Fread, Melinda Bennett, Gladys Hearn (AR County EH Council Treasurer), Shirley Jackson, & Barbara Jones (AR County EH Council President). Seated at machine: Katie Young.  Not pictured: Alta Lockley, Prairie Gems President and Onita Watson. Prairie Gems EH Club hosts Bib Workshop Creating Joy for Residents...
The AR County Extension Homemakers (EH) Club, Prairie Gems, hosted a Bib workshop on Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 9-12 at the U of A Cooperative...


Bowling League Receives Trophies
The Mallard Sunset Bowling League concluded their season at the Rice Bowl Lanes in Stuttgart. The Awards banquet was held May 3,2016 at A.C. Fish...


L-R Spencer alter, Wyatt Luebke, Garrett Cummings, Braden Wilson and Jacob Boyd DeWitt Trap Club
DeWitt Trap Club began around two years ago when Mike Merritt and John Alter built a range for their kids and local friends. As interest about the...


(L-R) Back Row,Jamie Bueker,Sherrie Hargrove, Paige Patterson, Meagan Padgett, Gary Padgett, Janice Noble, Laura Essex, Slade Patterson
Front Row, Gay Rusk and Connie Essex Mission Meathead
On Saturday, May 21 DeWitt Hospital and Nursing Home Auxiliary helped the Keith Patterson Family at the bone marrow donor registry drive. The...


Pennington Receives Yoga Certification
Debbie Pennington works in the business office on the DeWitt campus of Phillips Community College. She is now a certified yoga instructor that...


Herring Receives Leadership Award
April Herring is the Financial Aid Specialist on the DeWitt Campus of Phillips Community College. She also serves as the Chair for the Financial...


Sisters Emily Golleher and Sarah Zornes compete for a prize. 4-H Spirit of “76 Club
The 4-H Spirit of ’76 Club ended their school year activities with a day of fun at the Dewitt City Park on Wednesday afternoon. This group of 25...


Willis, Coile to Wed
Amanda Renee' Willis, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Willis of Nesbit, MS, will marry Nelson Robert Coile, son of Rev. & Mrs. Warren Coile of...


Dana’s House, Inc. Receives $3,000.00 Grant from the Dollar General...
DeWitt, AR – May 23, 2016 – This week, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Dana’s House, Inc. a $3,000.00 grant to support Summer literacy. This local grant...
Picture is drawn by Doris Jacobs for the Centennial 125th edition in 2006. Bayou Meto United Methodist Church Hosts Annual Homecoming Service
Bayou Meto United Methodist Church was established in 1881 as Mt. Zion Methodist Church opening its doors continuously since that time. This...


Wilson Included on Dean’s List
SEARCY, AR- Koby Wilson, a Criminal Justice Major at Harding University from De Witt, is among more than 1,300 University students included on the...


Gary Edwards (left) and Michael Neathery (right) of BKD, LLP, present Flora Sisemore with the Milestones in Banking award, honoring her 50+ years of service to the Arkansas banking industry. Sisemore Honored as ‘Milestone Banker’
Local banker Flora Sisemore was among 30 longtime Arkansas bankers honored with the BKD Milestones in Banking Awards at the 126th Annual Arkansas...


“We Won’t Stop Until CF Stands for Cure Found”
Lizzy West is the 23 year-old daughter of Gary and Virginia West. She is a graduate of DeWitt High School and PCCUA. At a very early age, Lizzy was...


Shirley and Dylan Erwin posing with the pony. 2016 Dog Days
The DeWitt Dog Days was held Saturday, May 14th on the Court Square from 10:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. to raise money for the animal shelter. The day...


Trinity Wright choosing her prize after winning the balloon toss! Nursing Home Week at Crestpark and DeWitt Nursing Home