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Front L-R: Kellie Grammer, Anna Clawson, Rachel Daniels, Kaylee Mannis, Jillian Castleberry, Emiley Golden 
Back L-R: Carmen Allen, Makayla Pruner, Bonnie McKennon, Bailey Jones, Caitlyn Jones, Lauren Vansandt High School Students Donate to Food Pantry
The Focus Group from DeWitt High School donated over 100 cans of food and empty boxes to the Caring and Sharing Food Pantry. The students also...


Grand Prairie Quilt Society Holds September Meeting
The Grand Prairie Quilt Society met September 14th at the Stuttgart Public Library with 9 members present. Glenda opened the meeting with the...


Gillett EHC Meets at the River in September
The Gillett Extension Homemakers Club held its September meeting in the river home of Debbie Daniels with seven members present. Margie Hackney, club president, called the...
Tiffani Burns with her 9'6" gator. Local Woman Harvests Gator
Friday, September 16, Tiffani Burns, wife and mother of six, set out on her first ever gator hunt. 3,322 applications were accepted by the Arkansas...


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Built about 1915 with a tall parapet that makes it almost as tall as the 2-story building to its west. This building and the identical double-storefront building at 100...
DeWitt School Board Approves New Middle School Math Curriculum and...
The DeWitt School Board met for its monthly meeting on September 13th at 7:00pm in the new Middle School Media Center. Members present were April Herring, Johnny Lockley,...
DeWitt Hospital Receives Certificate for Stroke Care
The DeWitt Hospital received a Certificate of Recognition from the Arkansas Department of Health for achieving an outstanding performance for stroke care in the July...
Park Stabilization and Street Repair Projects Underway
On Monday, September 12th, Mayor Relyea announced a quorum was present and opened the meeting with the invocation. After the approval of minutes from the previous meeting...
Arkansas County Fair Parade
The Arkansas County Fair Parade was held Thursday, September 15th on the Court Square. The children had a blast chasing after the flying candy and...


Daniel Young, 3rd place winner Arkansas County Demolition Derby
The 2016 Arkansas County Demolition Derby was a big hit this year on Saturday, September 17th! A little over 30 cars ran in this year’s derby with...


Dr. Michael Watts of the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy recognizes Mannis at annual swearing in ceremony Mannis Receives 2015 Elijah Watt Sells Award
Alex Mannis of DeWitt was 1 of 75 nationwide recipients of the 2015 Elijah Watt Sells Award. The award, one of the most prestigious professional...


2016 Arkansas County Fair
The entire town of DeWitt, as well as the surrounding areas, look forward to the week of the Arkansas County Fair. Many came out to walk in the...


18-Wheeler and Car Collide
On August 28, 2016, an 18-wheeler and a single passenger car, traveling south on hwy 165, collided when they both went to pass another vehicle. The...


The rice tasting table was ready to go 1st Annual Rice Tasting
Arkansas County Farm Bureau Women's Committee hosted their 1st annual rice tasting at local county banks on Friday, September 16th to celebrate...


Sloan Accepted into AR Leadership Academy
Holly Sloan, DeWitt Elementary School 3rd grade teacher and DES Leadership Team member, has been accepted to attend the one-year long commitment to...