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The beautiful bracelets sponsored by community members West Receives Keepsake and Check for Expenses
Elizabeth (Lizzy) West received a check to help with expenses for her journey to new lungs from a Keep Collective Fundraiser that was hosted by...


Green-Manis Engagement
Steve and Carolina Green are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katelyn Michelle Green, to Jacob Daniel Manis of Lonoke. Katelyn...


SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST
GILLETT ELEMENTARY SUPPLY LIST KINDERGARTEN Crayons – Box of 12 #2 Pencils – 12 White Glue – 4 oz. Bottle Glue Sticks – 2 Fiskars Blunt Tip Scissors Folder with...
Payton Gasaway receiving her First Place plaque in Stuttgart Gasaway Competes in Arkansas Junior PGA Tour
Peyton Gasaway, a member of the Dragon Golf Team, is participating this summer in the Arkansas PGA Junior Tour. Peyton is the 16-year-old daughter...


Grayson Riggins throwing the wet sponges at his opponents. First Baptist Church Submerged Themselves in God’s Word at VBS
The First Baptist Church held their VBS last week with the theme being “Submerged.” The children went on an adventure like no other, deep within...


Trudy Hatch, Annie Peters, Shirley Fread, Charlene Fread Wingfield, and Barbara Jones, AR County EHC & Key Club President at the AEHC Annual State Meeting held June 7-9 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. Extension Homemakers Celebrate “Stepping Up for Education”
Five ladies from Arkansas County recently attended the Arkansas Extension Homemakers Council (AEHC) 2016 Annual State Meeting held June 7-9 at the...


Dewitt School Board Holds Monthly Meeting
The Dewitt School Board held their regular monthly meeting June 14th, in the boardroom of the administration building. They began the meeting discussing their budgets. The...
DeWitt Community Corn Patch
Acres of Help has put in a community sweet corn patch next to PCCUA on Ricebelt Ave that is open to all community members. “This is a corn...


Community Service Scholars Announced
          The Phillips Community College Foundation-DeWitt Council recognizes the importance of community service and provides a $250 scholarship...


City Council Approves Property Cleanup Lien Ordinance and Mid-Year...
After an opening invocation by Mayor Ralph Relyea, approval of minutes from previous meeting, and approval of paying the bills, Council Member Debbie Fox, Finance Committee...
Arkansas County Author Releases New Book
William Shrum, a native of Stuttgart, AR, and born in DeWitt AR, has released a new book with his mother Maranda Katherine Austin Shrum, with her...


Front Row:  Juliann Goldman, Chloe Campbell, Kaitlyn Allen, Sophie Allen, Daniel Danner, Gage Allen
Middle Row:  Connor Henry, Josh Goldman, Autumn Danner, Jayden Allen, Cole Campbell
Back Row:  Will Phillips, Rob Phillips, Rachel Goldman, Kaylie Fisher. Riley Allen 4-H District O’Rama
  Arkansas County 4-H members participated in Delta District 4-H O'Rama at East Arkansas Community College in Forrest City on June 16. Eight...


Bouncy Houses set up for the block party St Charles Baptist Church Hosts Block Party/Registration for VBS
The St Charles Baptist Church held their block party/registration for Vacation Bible School Saturday, June 11 from 10AM– 12PM. The ages attending...


Segars, Counce to Wed
Taylor Counce and John Segars to wed on June 18th in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Taylor, daughter of Gay Counce of Gillett, and Sam & Mimi Counce of Hot...


Moss Graduates with Honors
Magan Moss, daughter of Joseph and Amanda Moss, formely of DeWitt graduated with honors in Pueblo West, Colorado. She is the granddaughter of the...