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Donate Your Items to be Auctioned Off for Lizzy West
There will be an Auction, Saturday, July 23, at the DeWitt Arkansas County Fairgrounds. Lizzy West is having a double lung transplant due to cystic fibrosis. Lizzy and her...
Front row: Ben Phillips, Verna Brown and Bonnie Green 
Back row: Doris Clemons, Sonda Henderson (social director), Randy Poor, Wade Hudson, Charlotte Kennedy, Ronda Hammett (Rehab) and Jennie Shepherd (activities director)  Also attending were Charlotte Hackney, Administrator and Karen and William Campbell. DeWitt Nursing Home Enjoys Baseball
Several residents of the DeWitt Nursing Home enjoyed a Trip to Dickie Stephens Field in North Little Rock to watch the Arkansas Travelers take on...


Sidney Dillion won the drawing for the stainless steel bayou fryer Carters Donates Fish Fryer for Drawing
Carters Building Supply donated a 4-gallon bayou classic fish fryer for a raffle. Sidney Dillion's name was drawn to win the fryer on Friday July...


Boozman Votes to Prevent an Increase in Grocery Costs for Arkansas...
  WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) - a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry - voted on Thursday to support bipartisan...
Arkansas Farm Bureau Names Scholarship Recipients
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Farm Bureau Scholarship Foundation Committee has named the 12 recipients of the $3,000 Farm Bureau Foundation scholarship for the 2016-2017...
Welcoming Baby Layman
Haylee Layman and Cody Maier would like to proudly announce the birth of their son, Owen Michael Lynn Layman. Owen was born June 3, 2016 at 11:02...


Summer Fun in Arkansas
Parks enrich all of our lives. Franklin Roosevelt once called our national parks the outward symbol of the great human principle. As our nation celebrates the 100th...
Missionary to Speak at Sunnyside MBC
You have heard of all the people who have been driven from their homes in the Middle East. You have heard about the difficulty finding homes, shelter and provisions for...
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS EXPLORE THE MEDICAL WORLD
Delta Memorial Hospital was full of young, happy faces in lab coats as eleven high school students learned about healthcare career opportunities at the local and state...
Free Classes for EMT Certification
MONTICELLO, AR — Free classes in emergency medical technician (EMT) education and certification will be offered by the UAM College of Technology-McGehee beginning August...
Robert M. Hill First Electric Members Re-elect Hill, Love
Jacksonville, AR: First Electric Cooperative held its annual membership meeting June 23 at the cooperative’s headquarters in Jacksonville. Members,...


DeWitt Local Receives Acceptance Letter from ASMSA
Destiny Brown has been accepted to the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Science, and the Arts (ASMSA) located in Hot Springs. She started...


DeWitt Commercial Historic District
On June 25, Rachel Silva, an employee for the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, gave a walking tour in DeWitt. Each week, the DeWitt Era...


“Delta: Rediscovered” at Prairie County Historical Museum
“Delta: Rediscovered,” the touring exhibit of rare photographs of early Arkansas life along the White River, will be on display from July 1st through August 5th, 2016, at...
Example 2 of the playground equipment being considered City of DeWitt Holds Public Town Meeting
The City of Dewitt held a public town meeting in Dewitt City Hall on Monday, June 27 at 6:00 p.m. The first thing that was discussed was the...