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Millages and Budgets Discussed at Quorum Court Meeting
The Arkansas County Quorum Court met at 9:30 a.m. on November 8, 2016 in the Southern District Courthouse in DeWitt, Arkansas. Arkansas County Judge, Thomas E. Best, called...
414 Court Square (C)—corner lot Did you know?
Built in the late 1920s, this building occupies one of the unique corner lots on the DeWitt square. It has a chamfered corner entrance with zipper...


DeWitt School Board Approves Shade Structure for DES Playground
  The DeWitt School Board met for its Annual Report to the Public and regular monthly meeting on November 8th at 7:00pm in the DeWitt High School Media Center....
City Council Moves Forward With Trails for Life Health and Fitness...
On Monday, November 14th, Mayor Relyea announced a quorum was present and opened the meeting with the invocation. After the approval of minutes from the previous meeting...
Sarah Guest Bayer Scholars Announced
                The Phillips Community College Foundation-DeWitt Council was awarded scholarships from the Bayer Foundation. These scholarships...


2016 Christmas Cottage
The 4th Annual Christmas Cottage was held November 12th at the Arkansas County Fairgrounds. This year there were 30 vendors that participated!...


Three Car Accident in DeWitt City Limits
On November 17, 2016 at approximately 10:20 a.m. Sgt. Brad Bazarow was dispatched to the intersection of South Whitehead and South Jackson for a...


Stealing is Wrong
  The Old and New Testaments alike condemn theft and thieves.  We are commanded not to steal in Exodus 20:15, Deuteronomy 5:19, and Leviticus 19:11.  Proverbs 30:8-9...
State Capitol Week in Review
LITTLE ROCK – The 35 members of the state Senate chose their committee assignments for the 2017 regular session. The chairmen of the Senate's standing committees will be:...
Lee Ann Kelenhofer makes a new friend at the Jim Henson Birthplace Museum. PCCUA Hosts Greenville Plantation Tour
The Dewitt Campus of PCC recently took an overnight trip to historic Greenville, Mississippi. Nia Rieves planned the entire event for Shawanna...


The Veterans in attendance were Todd Wright, Bill Pratt, Monty Young, Ralph White, Joe Robert Gordon, Billy Murl Long, John Cover, Gene Holloway, B. T. Wallace, Justin Wallace, Bobby Dumond, John Holmes, Eugene Duderstadt, Leland Fuhrman, James Best, Larry Bauer, Phil Daniels, Don Hubsch, Rick Poll, and Chuck Barnes.  They each received homemade baked goods and handmade cards from the children of the community. Gillett Veteran's Day Celebration
      The community of Gillett gathered at City Hall to honor our beloved veterans for their bravery and service. The mood and the message was...


Gillett Lutheran Youth Service Project
Exactly one hundred crafts, cards, and nativity scene projects were made by twenty Dewitt, Almyra, Gillett and Tichnor Youth on Sunday. Joli...


Did you know ?
424 Court Square: Built about 1935, this was Lonnie Stedman’s Barber Shop, where you could get a haircut for 25 cents.


DeWitt Nursing Home Honors Veterans
DeWitt Nursing Home honored their veterans on Friday, Nov. 11th.  A poem was read by Sonda Henderson honoring veterans and Chris Midkiff sang the National Anthem. Each...
Madison Guest and Hannah Bishop trying on their winter hats at Webb’s! DeWitt Merchants Open House 2016
On Sunday, November 20th, DeWitt Merchants held their annual open house from 1-4 p.m. All of the stores had yummy refreshments along with door...