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DeWitt Hospital Nursing Home Holds Spring Carnival
The DeWitt Hospital Nursing Home held its annual Spring Carnival on Friday, May 17, 2019. The weather was perfect for the balloon release by the...

DeWitt Chamber of Commerce May Meeting
The DeWitt Chamber of Commerce held it’s May meeting in the community room at the PCCUA-DeWitt campus on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Charles Albert...

Community Rallies Together to Support Kenlee St. John Following...
Mother’s Day is a day set aside to pay tribute to Mother’s worldwide by showering them with gifts, dinner, and so much more. Sadly, that wasn’t the...

Annual Casscoe Barbeque Fundraiser
Community Centers are built with one goal in mind. To have a central location for community members to host different events and fundraisers....

Horton Family Reunion
The descendants of Mack and Susie Horton recently gathered for a reunion at the family home place in Ethel. Hosted by Philip and Sue Noble, the...

Jacory- great great grand, Tashona- great grand, Twanna-grandaughter, Ora-daughter, and Cora Joyner-mother Five Generation Family
Thank you Lord for placing your hand and blessing this 5 generation family!

The Farmers and Merchants Bankshares, Inc. Acquires Mountain Home...
The Farmers and Merchants Bankshares, Inc., the holding company for Farmers and Merchants Bank, headquartered in Stuttgart, Arkansas, today completed its acquisition of...
DeWitt DHS Sr. Sunday Celebration
Local churches participated in the heart-warming tradition of recognizing and honoring Dewitt Seniors on Sunday, May 5. St. Luke’s Lutheran Church...

Arkansas County Sheriff's Report
The Arkansas County Sheriff's Department responded to a call on a five-month-old who was unresponsive. The original call was received at 2:46 p.m. on Monday, May 13, 2019....
2019 Drum Major, Majorette, and Colorguard Chosen
Dewitt High School Band Directors Erick and Julie Rutherford are pleased to announce the 2019 DHS Drum Major Senior Betty Henderson, Majorette...

2019 Baccalaureate Service at Gillett United Methodist Church
The Gillett United Methodist Church hosted the 2019 Dewitt Senior Graduating Baccalaureate Service on the evening of Tuesday, May 1st.  The...

Sneed and Long Page For State Rep. Chris Richie
In the early hours of Tuesday, March 19, 2019, around 7 a.m. Kirsten Hayley Sneed and Mary Abigail Long traveled to the Capital in Little Rock from...

Gary Padgett Family Named 2019 South Arkansas County Farm Family of...
The Gary Padgett family of Almyra, Arkansas has been chosen as the 2019 South Arkansas County Farm Family of the Year. Gary and his wife, Meagan...

DMS Students Selected for Space Camp
With a grant from the GEAR UP, several students from Dewitt Middle School were selected to attend a week-long Space Camp experience in Hunstville,...

DHNH Hosts 11th Annual Spring Fling Event
Members from surrounding communities gathered in the outpatient parking lot of DeWitt Hospital and Nursing Home on April, 23, 2019 for their 11th...