Local News

Annual Report to the Public
DeWitt School District announces that the 2016 Annual District Report to the Public will be held on Tuesday, November 8 2016, at 5:30 pm prior to the regularly scheduled...
Pictured with the items being donated to the backpack program are Ben, Phillips, Anna Mitchell, Tammy Garrison, Wade Hudson, Bonnie Green, Polly Alexander, Doris Clemons, Paulette Griffie and Walton Rowland. DeWitt Nursing Home Donates to DES Backpack Program
Residents of DeWitt Nursing Home have been purchasing items for the past several months to present to the DeWitt Public School District Backpack...


Donna Glidewell gives Phil English his flu shot. DeWitt Mass Flu Clinic
The DeWitt Mass Flu Clinic was held on Thursday, October 27th at the Arkansas County Fairgrounds. Each year, the local Health Department comes out...


“Denim and Diamonds”
“Denim and Diamonds” was this year’s theme for the eighth annual Gillett Civic Club benefit dinner and auction. “This Rave, which stands for...


Elliot Murphy is a delight of a duck as he laughs at the Dewitt Police Dept. officers getting all wet at the popular dunking booth! Crestpark Halloween Festival


Coats Named Entergy Scholar
PCCUA, Stuttgart Campus Student, Meagan Coats has been named an Entergy Scholar and is the recipient of the Entergy scholarship designated for a...


Front Row: Sarah Zornes, Autumn Danner, Hailey Zornes, Connor Henry, Heather Henry, Teegan Henry Back Row: Emily Golleher, Cindy Phillips, Will Phillips, Rob Phillips, Brandi Danner, Priscilla Bennett, Charles Bennett ARKANSAS COUNTY 4-H COUNTY CONVENTION
Arkansas County 4-H members and leaders met at the Arkansas County Courthouse in DeWitt on October 17 for the annual 4-H County Convention. The...


Front row (L-R): Judy (Bennett) Magness, Justina (Ives) Jones, LaFern (Johnson) Sebree, Janet (Bracewell) Hollenger, Frances (Lepine) Fitzgerald, Dottie (Knoll) Gunnell, Shirley (Edwards), Mary Margaret (Lee) Aycock. Back Row (L-R): Johnny Henderson, Bobby Joe Woods, Kenneth Waller, Larry Simpson, Billy Wilson, Harold Jones, Charles Ray Anderson, William “Bud” Pike, Keith Purdy, Floyd Lee “Pete” Pittman, Bobby Young, Jerry McMillian. 
Photo by KBS Photography 1956 DeWitt Class Reunion
The 1956 graduating class of DeWitt High School held their 60th class reunion on Saturday afternoon, September 24, at Poppa Duck Lodge in St....


DeWitt Court Square had their very own pumpkin patch. 2nd Annual DeWitt Harvest Fest
The 2nd Annual DeWitt Harvest Fest and Trunk or Treat was held on Saturday, October 29th on the Court Square. The square was full of activities...


West, James to Wed
Madison James, Destiny West, and Abby West of Brewer Bottoms announce the forthcoming marriage of their parents, Jessica Renee James and...


L-R John Stortz, Fire Chief Tim Bogy, Alan Lorince, SEAEDD, Jeremy Powell, Mayor Robert Patrick, ARDC Commissioner Jamie Pafford-Gresham, City Clerk Naomi Mitchell, Brenda Rowell, AEDC Governor Asa Hutchinson, AEDC Executive Director Mike Preston, ARDC Commissioner Frank Lisko, AEDC VP Amy Fecher, Rural Services Director Alex Johnston St. Charles Receives Rural Services Block Grant
  Governor Asa Hutchinson, AEDC Executive Director Mike Preston, AEDC VP of Operations Amy Fecher and Rural Services Director Alex Johnston...


St. Charles Police Report
On 10/11/16 at approximately 2:42 p.m., Saint Charles Police Chief Jamie Forbes, stopped a blue-green Mitsubishi for no license plate number. While the car was pulling...
Ethan Holzhauer, Lathan Reeves, Damian Hayes, Decoda Caldwell, Trent Caldwell and Ben Shepherd enjoying the campfire. Sons of Salt Campout
The Gillett Sons of Salt held their annual campout at Merrisach Park on October 21 with leader Jared Holzhauer. The boys roasted hot dogs and...


October Proclaimed National 4-H Month
The Arkansas County Quorum Court met at 9:30 a.m. on October 11, 2016 in the Southern District Courthouse in DeWitt, Arkansas. Arkansas County Judge, Thomas E. Best, called...
PCCUA Holds Balloon Release in Memory of Lizzy West
On October 20th, Phillips Community College held a balloon release in memory of the sweet Lizzy West. Students and faculty grabbed balloons and...