Local News

July Quorum Court Meeting
The Arkansas County Quorum Court met at 9:30 a.m. on July 10, 2018 in the Southern District Courthouse in DeWitt, Arkansas. County Judge, Thomas E. Best, called the meeting...
Hestir to Wed Sublet
Dr. Randy and Susan Hestir are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their youngest daughter, Baby Randi Carann Marie to Garrett Andrew...


Gillett EHC Enjoys July Potluck
The Gillett Extension Homemakers Club held its July meeting on Tuesday, July 10, with a potluck lunch in the river home of Margie Hackney with four members...
Left to Right: Elaine Simpson, Rylee Dumond, Donna McBroom, Gaye Rusk, Mary West, Carole Anne Dumond, Linda Goodwin, Dana Adams, Tricia Young, Laura Essex, Christy Jones, Breda Snyder, Charlotte Hackney, Natalie Cruz, Theresa Lock, Shannon Bullock, Reese Tuggle, Angie Duncan, Pam Castaneda, and Katie Sollars DHNH Auxiliary Purchase Awning
Ensuring that the patients of the DeWitt Hospital and Nursing Home are protected from the weather, the DHNH Auxiliary purchased an extended awning...


Community Center Vandalism, Housing Project Roads, And Grass...
On Monday, July 9th, Mayor Ralph Relyea announced a quorum was present and opened the meeting with the invocation. After approval of the minutes from the June 11th regular...
Community Briefs
What a time…what a time it was over the long 4th of July holiday falling as it did in the middle of the week this year. Many that were here for the 4th had to get back home...
City Council Approves Feasibility Study During June Meeting
  On Monday, June 11th, Mayor Ralph Relyea announced a quorum was present and opened the meeting with the invocation. Mayor Relyea turned the floor over to DeWitt Police...
Left to right:  Melanie King (2nd Place), Judy Conley (1st Place) and Dana Reed (3rd Place) DeWitt Hospital & Nursing Home Host Biggest Loser Contest
DeWitt Hospital & Nursing Home recently had a weight loss contest, “Biggest Loser”. They would like to congratulate those who participated. This...


Historical Society to Hold Summer Meeting at Bayou Meto Methodist...
The Grand Prairie Historical Society will hold their summer meeting at Bayou Meto United Methodist Church, Thursday, July 19, beginning at 6:00. The church is located in...
Hebron Missionary Baptist Church to Host Revival
Hebron Missionary Baptist Church, 7559 Hwy 152, DeWitt will host a Revival July 23-27. Carl Richey, Pastor. Evangelists for the Revival will be...


Rare Keelboat “The Aux Arc” Travels Waterway At Arkansas Post
Let’s take a step back in time to around the late eighteenth - early nineteenth century. Travel down the Mississippi River is managed quite well in...


Vandalism Causes Restroom Closure at DeWitt Community Center
The public restrooms at the DeWitt Community Center have been closed until further notice due to repeated acts of vandalism. This is not the first...


27th Annual Crocketts Bluff Independence Day Celebration
Families and friends from near and far return home to Crocketts Bluff each year to celebrate the 4th of July by attending The Daniel Boone Bullock...


Purdy named Unit Member of the Year
The American Legion Auxiliary held their State Convention on June 22-24 in Little Rock, AR. During the convention, numerous awards were given to...


Watsons Chosen as 2018 Southeast District Farm Family of the Year
Since 1947, the Arkansas Farm Family of the Year Program has served as a vehicle to recognize outstanding farm families throughout the state....