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Kaley Webb Named Editor for DeWitt Era Enterprise
Kaley joined our team as Editor in March 2016. She replaced Shelly Faulkner. Her daily responsibilities include planning and revising content that...


Shelley's mother's vintage rag rugs Grand Prairie Quilt Society, March 9, Meeting
The Grand Prairie Quilt Society met March 9 at the Cross Heirs Retreat Center in Humphrey for their regular March meeting with six members present...


RECEPTION HONORS CHAPTER’S 50th ANNIVERSARY: Members of the Grand Prairie Chapter DAR and special guests, gathered on February 27 at the Stuttgart Arts Center to celebrate the chapter’s 50th anniversary. Those pictured live in Stuttgart unless otherwise noted. Seated: Gail Norman, Chaplain; special guest Marilyn Gibson of Jacksonville, granddaughter of founding chapter Regent, Rosamond James McCuskey; Carrie Davison, Marvell; and Janet Bryant. Standing, left to right: Vicki Scott, Little Rock; Gena Jennings, Chapter Historian, Dewitt; Louise Gibbins, Chapter Librarian; Susanne Braithwaite; Crista Shepherd, Chapter Secretary, Tichnor (partially obscured); Caroline Gibbins Morgan, (obscured); Raeann Braithwaite, Chapter Treasurer, Almyra; Ashli Ahrens, Chapter Regent, Little Rock; Mary Deere, Arkansas DAR State Regent, Provincia De La Sal Chapter, Benton; Glennda Fread, Chapter Parliamentarian, Almyra; Allison D Holland, Arkansas State DAR Historian, Wataseka District Director and Chapter Vice Regent, Little Rock; Joanne McMickle, West Helena; Karen Carnahan; Jeanne Nash, Little Rock; and Claudia Ahrens. Grand Prairie DAR Chapter Celebrates Golden Anniversary
The Grand Prairie Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) held a 50th anniversary commemoration reception at the...


DANA’S HOUSE, INC. ASKS ALL OF ARKANSAS TO GIVE ONLINE THROUGH...
Arkansas County, and Arkansas givers will have an opportunity to stretch their charitable dollars by making online gifts to Dana’s House, Inc. through ArkansasGives.org...
Bunge closes doors at St. Charles
The gates have been closed permanently at Bunge North America in St. Charles. Farmers in the area will have to truck their goods further distances...


Arkansas County Casa
Annual Pork Loin Sale Saturday, March 26 from 11-1. Pick up will be at the FUMC in Dewitt. Tickets are $25 each. For tickets, please call 870-344-1791 or 870-509-0529....
Slade Whiting treats Paige Patterson to a night on the town! Tichnor Fire Department Fundraiser
The annual fundraiser for the Tichnor Volunteer Fire Department was held this past Saturday. The sunny afternoon was a grand setting for folks from...


Jo McDougall Publishes New Book of Poems
DeWitt native, Jo McDougall announces her eighth published book of poems, The Undiscovered Room, from Tavern Books, Portland, Oregon. McDougall...


Holzhauer and Grantham Celebrate Their 6th Birthdays
BFF's Kara Holzhauer and Ava-Grace Grantham celebrated their 6th birthdays by hosting a Pet Adoption Party at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in...


Free Community Health Fair
The Watkin Chapel Missionary Baptist Church is offering a Free Community Health Fair Friday, March 18, 2016 from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. at 800 South Juniper in Pine Bluff,...
Photo of the crowd in attendance Farmers Rotary Banquet News
The DeWitt Rotary Club held its annual Farmers Rotary Banquet at Foul Play Hunting Lodge in Point Deluce. Guest speaker and Arkansas County...


Duncan Taken Into Custody
On February 24, 2016 at around 2:29 p.m. Rodney D. Duncan, Jr. was taken into custody for Attempted Capital Murder and Retaliation against a witness. The Eastern Arkansas...
Tony Reeves-Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Use of a communications device to facilitate a crime Drug Bust in Arkansas County
The Arkansas County Sheriff’s Office, DeWitt Police Department, and the Tri-County Drug Task Force conducted an investigation into the sale of...


CookSmart, EatSmart at DeWitt Senior Center
LaTaaka Harvey, County Extension Agent – Family & Consumer Sciences 1009 Liberty Drive, DeWitt, AR 72042, 870-946-3231/870-673-2346,...


Bullock Receives DAV Appreciation Plaque
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 5 Commander James Eppler (L) presents Mr. Billy P. Bullock (R) with a Plaque in appreciation of his years of...