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Wade Hudson tried to hula hoop to the finish line DeWitt Hospital Hosts Luau
The sky was clear, the sun was bright, the breeze was gentle and the surf was just right for a tiki time blowout at DeWitt Hospital. The staff...


Culinary Specialist, Jamie Dunn Coming to Stuttgart Grand Prairie...
Specialist Adds Culinary Kick to Autumn, Sharing Delicious Recipes with Local Home Cooks STUTTGART, AR– The perfect recipe for creating new...


Dean McEuen with Superintendent, Lynn Dardenne Board Increases Substitute Teacher Pay
The August School Board Meeting was called to order and began by recognizing two staff members for awards they have received. First up was Linda...


Dr. Kelly Loftin, Extension Entomologist presents Will Phillips with 2nd place ribbon. Arkansas State 4-H O’Rama
Nearly 500 teenagers participated in Arkansas State 4-H O’Rama in Fayetteville on Aug. 2-5, a time when Arkansas 4-H members get to together to...


L-R Keith Perkins, Lonoke County Extension Agent – Staff Chair, Will Phillips, Rob Phillips, Connor Henry, Rachel Goldman ARKANSAS 4-H RICE QUIZ BOWL
The first Arkansas 4-H Rice Quiz Bowl was held at the 2016 Rice Expo on August 10 at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart.  Five teams competed...


West enrolls for Fall 2016 Classes at Cloud County Community College
CONCORDIA, KS- Kayla West of DeWitt, AR officially became a Cloud County Community College Thunderbird and enrolled for Fall 2016 classes during a...


The Martin Family Visits Life Size Ark
The Martin family visited the life-sized Ark on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 in Williamstown, Kentucky. Nathan Martin is the minister at the First...


Linda Gunnell receiving the Hunter Education Instructor of the Year Award Gunnell Recognized at 2016 Conservation Achievement Awards Banquet
DeWitt Middle School teacher, Linda Gunnell was recognized as Hunter Education Instructor of the Year Saturday at the Arkansas Wildlife Federation...


Specialty Courts and School Traffic Were Main Topics at DeWitt City...
Promptly at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, August 8th, Mayor Ralph Relyea announced a quorum was present and opened the meeting with the invocation. After the approval of minutes...
Survivors gather together Walk For Cancer Research
Every year Tamara Mannis and her best friend, Myka Sample “Sister” participate in the Annual Hernando Trail Cancer Research Walk in Hot Springs...


The 4th Annual Kool The Kids
By 5:30 pm, on the afternoon of Thursday, August 4th, the temperatures had climbed to a sweltering 95 degrees with a heat index of 110. But thanks...


PCCUA Faces and Places
Alta Lockley, 4-H Program Assistant at the University of Arkansas – Extension (UAEX) in DeWitt, attended college while working full-time.  She...


DeWitt Elementary Approved to Receive Fresh Fruits and Vegetable...
Parents, if you hear your elementary students talking about eating kiwi, star fruit, pomegranate, rutabaga or kohlrabi, it is because The Arkansas Department of Education,...
WIC Recipients Can Purchase Produce from Local Farmers Markets
The Arkansas County Farmers’ Market Organization has once again teamed up with the Arkansas Health Department to provide participants in the WIC (Women’s, Infant and...
Great selection of new guns Webb’s Sporting Goods Expands to 12,000 Square Feet
“As business owners, we have learned over the last 10 years about the economical impact that sales tax has on our city and that’s a huge deal for...