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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...


Everyone enjoying their fish 25th Annual Crocketts Bluff Celebration
On Monday, July 4, Crocketts Bluff hosted their annual 4th of July celebration. The event began at 9:30AM with the Daniel Boone Bullock Memorial...


Maranda Austin Shrum of Stuttgart and Marji Ruffin Hackney of DeWitt. Friends from “Little Cubie” since first grade. Photo by Bill Shrum “Memories of Little Cubie” Book Signing
William Shrum, a Grand Prairie Native, has released his first book, “Memories of Little Cubie.” This is a book reiterating memories his mother,...


NASS Acreage Report for Arkansas: Sorghum Sinks, Cotton Rebounds,...
JONESBORO, Ark. – Arkansas sorghum acres evaporated, soybean acres rose on a late-inning price rally, and rice gained acres thanks to lower fuel and fertilizer prices and...
Marks Receives Scholarship from First Electric
First Electric Cooperative member service representative Shelia Doepel presents Blake Marks of Stuttgart with a $2,000 scholarship funded by the Operation Round-Up program....
Ranked among the top 25 best value community colleges, PCCUA has seen a 20 percent increase in enrollment for its first summer session due to several special summer promotions which are saving students hundreds of dollars in college tuition. (Marla Riddell photo) Summer Enrollment Up 20 Percent at PCCUA
    With college tuition on an upward climb in this region, students are turning to Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas to...


On June 24, 2016 the June birthdays were celebrated at the DeWitt Senior Center.  Pictured are:  Front (left to right) Peggy Bateman, Delma Stroh, and Martha Collins.  Back (left to right) Priscilla Buck, Bruce Young, and Virgil Jacobs. Not pictured:  Cathy Austin, Mickey Eason, and Robert Griffie. DeWitt Senior Center Birthdays


A Retirement Reception was held at Farm Bureau in DeWitt for Chris Koen on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. He has been a Farm Bureau Agent for 28 years. Congratulations Chris! Koen Retires After 28 Years


Philip S. Hanna, MA Hanna Named CEO for DeWitt City Hospital
Philip S. Hanna, MA, formerly of Battle Mountain, Nevada, will begin his journey as Chief Executive Officer on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 for the DeWitt...


Volunteers collect more than 293,000 pounds of litter during Great...
Arkansans collected more than 293,000 pounds of litter during this year’s Great American Cleanup in Arkansas, a nationwide program of Keep America Beautiful and promoted...