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Arkansas County Totals in the 2016 General Election
6,244 total ballots cast, final but unofficial results US PRESIDENT/VICE PRESIDENT Donald J. Trump and Michael Pence (Rep.) - 3,825 Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine...
Officer Powell Speaks to Spirit of 76 4-H Club Members
Officer Jonathan Powell with the DeWitt Police Department spoke to the Spirit of 76 4-H club members recently. They enjoyed hearing about what he...


Jon Callan Watkins enjoying his sucker and the bubbles! Local Preschools Trick or Treat Around the Square
On Thursday, October 27th local preschools visited the DeWitt Court Square for a little trick or treating fun! Businesses handed out candy to the...


Karson and Kameron Collins Karson and Kameron Named to Van Buren Homecoming Court
Kameron and Karson Collins, son and daughter of Kerry Collins of DeWitt and Amanda Manuel of Van Buren, AR, were both on the Van Buren High School...


Football Player Brick Fox is all smiles about the event. Gillett PTA Hosts Annual Halloween Festival
The Gillett PTA held its annual Halloween Festival for Gillett Pre-school and Elementary students on Friday. The fun filled afternoon included...


Avery is pumped about some super spooky cupcakes! GES Bake Sale
The community of Gillett came out once again to support Gillett Elementary by making and buying bake sale items. The PTA raised over $1400 to be...


Gillett United Methodist Youth Fall Fun Night
The Gillett United Methodist Youth were treated to a Fall Fun night at the home of Gail Briggs on Saturday. The youth enjoyed games, food and a...


Evans, Lay to Wed
Clayton Evans and Emily Lay would like to invite their family and friends to celebrate with them as they join their families together on November...


432 Court Square (C) Did you know?
Built circa 1918 and housed the DeWitt Pharmacy, owned by Mr. Booker Latimer, from that time until 1945. Mr. Latimer also had the town’s first...


Annual Report to the Public
DeWitt School District announces that the 2016 Annual District Report to the Public will be held on Tuesday, November 8 2016, at 5:30 pm prior to the regularly scheduled...
Pictured with the items being donated to the backpack program are Ben, Phillips, Anna Mitchell, Tammy Garrison, Wade Hudson, Bonnie Green, Polly Alexander, Doris Clemons, Paulette Griffie and Walton Rowland. DeWitt Nursing Home Donates to DES Backpack Program
Residents of DeWitt Nursing Home have been purchasing items for the past several months to present to the DeWitt Public School District Backpack...


Donna Glidewell gives Phil English his flu shot. DeWitt Mass Flu Clinic
The DeWitt Mass Flu Clinic was held on Thursday, October 27th at the Arkansas County Fairgrounds. Each year, the local Health Department comes out...


“Denim and Diamonds”
“Denim and Diamonds” was this year’s theme for the eighth annual Gillett Civic Club benefit dinner and auction. “This Rave, which stands for...


Elliot Murphy is a delight of a duck as he laughs at the Dewitt Police Dept. officers getting all wet at the popular dunking booth! Crestpark Halloween Festival


Coats Named Entergy Scholar
PCCUA, Stuttgart Campus Student, Meagan Coats has been named an Entergy Scholar and is the recipient of the Entergy scholarship designated for a...