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DeWitt Pee Wee 5th & 6th Football, Division III, 1st Place Winner Arkansas County Fair Parade
On Thursday, September 14, the streets of DeWitt were busy with families, friends, and neighbors during the Arkansas County Fair Parade. Schools...


Derby winners (left to right): 2nd Place, Collin McFerrin; 1st Place, Ricky Rone; Mad Dog/Best Driver, Marcus Todd; 3rd Place, Bart LaCotts Arkansas County Demolition Derby
The 2017 Arkansas County Demolition Derby was held on Saturday, September 16, 2017 and it was an action packed event. Spectators from all around...


6.	Miss Arkansas County, Carly Watkins, and her court. (left to right) 2nd runner up Hannah Ward, 3rd runner up Katelynn Stroh, Miss Arkansas County Carly Watkins, 1st runner up, photogenic, and interview Caitlyn “Abbey” Baker. 2017 Arkansas County Fair Queen Pageant
On Saturday, September 9, the Arkansas County Fair Queen Pageant was held in the DeWitt High School cafeteria with LeAnne Pittman Burch serving as...


School Board Accepts Offer on Old Middle School Property
The DeWitt School Board met in regular session on Tuesday, September 5th at the Administration Office. The meeting was called to order by board president, Brad Koen. The...
Tree Destroys Kinley Home
On Thursday, August 31, Doyle and Wanda Kinley were spared their lives when a tree fell on their home, resulting in significant damage. Tropical...


St. Charles Volunteer Fire Department Hosts Baggo Tournament and...
On Saturday, September 9, the St. Charles Volunteer Fire Department held their first annual Baggo tournament and BBQ fundraiser. The purpose of the...


Crews Respond to Fire Inside Sonic Drive-In
Around 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 9th, DeWitt’s Sonic Drive-In caught fire. The DeWitt Fire Department responded diligently and contained it...


Meet The Reporter
This is the third article in a four-part series. Check back to learn more about our reporters at DeWitt Era-Enterprise Q: Name? A: Melissa Jane...


Girls State Delegates (left to right) Peyton Gasaway, Carly Watkins, Lauren Vanstandt, Betty Ann Vanstandt, Advisor, Taylor Dillion, Dallas Bright, and Mckensy Cummings American Legion Post #158 and American Legion Auxiliary Post #158...
On Thursday, September 7, the American Legion Post #158 and American Legion Auxiliary Post #158 hosted a hamburger supper for the Boys State and...


DeWitt Police Report
September 9, 2017 – DeWitt Police Officer, Matthew Tucker was traveling north on Whitehead Drive when he noticed the vehicle in front turn on its right turn signal and then...
Meet The Reporter
This is the second part in a four-part series. Check back to learn more about the reporters at DeWitt Era-Enterprise. Q: Name? A: LeeAnn...


Hospital Board and City Council meet to discuss hospital tax
On Monday, August 28, 2017, the DeWitt Hospital Board and members of the DeWitt City Council held a meeting to discuss the hospital tax. The current tax will expire in...
Teams being led in prayer by Coach Guiden prior to Fordyce competition DeWitt Golf Places 1st in Open Season Play
The DeWitt High School Golf Team started their season off with a competition in Crossett on August 15th. The girls placed first as a team with a...


Get Involved…Join 4-H!
4-H has a history of promoting community service activities as an important part of the 4-H experience. In the 4-H pledge, members state that they...


Brad Koen, Jess Essex, Warren Jennings Jr., Jimmy Black, and Kelly Mitchel take their turn shooting a round of Trap. Camp Doughboy Shooting Range Hosts Open House
Camp Doughboy held an Open House at their completed shooting range on Saturday, August 26th, where the community was invited to come out and shoot...