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L-R Jim Tucker, Nan Davenport, Keith Connell, Christine Smith, December, Hood, Mary McCarty, Judge Best, Megan  Whitcomb, Melissa Bitner, Darlene Sanders, Judy Coit, Rita Wolfe. Arkansas County Quorum Court
Arkansas County Quorum Court met last Tuesday and began the meeting with a proclamation to declare the month of April as National 911 Month. ...


Joe Johnson gives speech during dedication, surrounded by Brice’s family and DBSA Board members Brice Stoddard Field Dedication
On Tuesday, April 12th, DBSA kicked off the 2016 ball season. This of course, was an exciting day for many, but the best part of the day was the...


Ann's repurposed quilt runner and topper The Grand Prairie Quilt Society Meeting
The Grand Prairie Quilt Society met on April 13 for their quarterly sit n' sew at the First Christian Church fellowship hall with twelve members...


Catherine and her son Jay Bednar Master Gardeners Hold Spring Plant Sale and Luncheon
The 2016 Spring Plant Sale and Luncheon was a fun time for all this past Saturday. There were a variety of plants to choose from at a great price....


“Boots” the cat is hard to hold Saturday morning, but his owner, James Riechenbach and Dr. Prescott finally get him vaccinated. Rabies Vaccine Clinic Held in St. Charles
Charles and Dr. Robert Prescott of Pet Tracks, DeWitt hosted their annual Rabies Vaccine Clinic, Saturday at the Fire Station in St. Charles. Dr....


Jaylyn Bartley, Cassie Beard, Emma Green, Riley Jo Smith, Ava-Grace Grantham, Kara Holzhauer and Mollie McClain show off their gymnastic skills to, “What Do You Mean”. X Factor Dance Recital
The sixth and final recital of The X Factor Dance Studio was held Sunday at The Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart. The performance, aptly titled,...


Farmer and Merchants Bank Names Vansandt Community Bank President
Farmers and Merchants Bank President and CEO Gary Hudson, on behalf of the Board of Directors, has named Kirk Vansandt Community Bank President for...


Morton and Edmondson Turkey Hunt in Kansas
Henlee Morton and Gracie Edmondson bagged two turkeys each on a youth hunt in Kansas. Henlee’s T-Pop, Thayn Morton and Gracie’s dad, Tim Edmondson...


Sparks Kills First Turkey
Twelve-year-old Austin Sparks bagged his first turkey on the Dale Bumpers North Unit Youth Hunt this past Saturday morning with his papa.


Baked Potato Bash
The Baked Potato Bash was held Monday, April 4 at Phillips Community College. It is a fundraiser for the Arkansas County Single Parent Scholarship program. Scholarships are...
The Hargrove Family: Riley, Amanda, Reese, Barnes, and Bradley Barnes Hargrove Plays in Miracle League
Of all the stories I have covered, Barnes Hargrove’s debut in The Miracle League, is with out a doubt the most touching. It was the most...


Cardin, Norrell to wed
Dustin and Amy Laminack Noland of Maumelle, AR and Jeff and Sandra Cardin of Dewitt, AR are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of Danni...


Community Briefs April 6th 2016
Happy Days are here again. Spring for many have Sprung out and it is about time for vacations, mission work, walking, running, and exercise classes. So much spring and...
Photo provided by Hollye Jackson Corley's Artwork Chosen For Art Competition
A work of art by senior art student Tyler Corley has been selected to represent DeWitt High School in the 2016 Artistic Discovery Art Competition....


DHS Track Competes in Lonoke
The DHS Track Team travelled to Lonoke and competed in their second meet of the season on March 31st. Not all members of the track team have been able to compete yet, due...