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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...


Stephanie Watkins and Kayla Bull in Chemistry Lab PCCUA Students Attend STEM Academy
Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas held a STEM Academy on the Stuttgart Campus July 18-21 with ten students in attendance....


Students at Texas Southern University DeWitt PCCUA Holds Gear Up Summer Program
According to pccua.edu, GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is a grant funded by the United States...


Man Seeks Help From Public
On Friday, July 29th, Mike Nelson called and stated that the exterior gap from his lot into the field had been opened sometime before daylight. Sixty of his cows were able...
London to be Inducted into National Alumni Association Hall of Fame
Elmer L. London was born and raised in DeWitt, son of the late Dillard London, Sr. and Gertrude M. London (Ticey.) He was a 1972 graduate of DeWitt...


Jones Completes Leadership Academy
Alesha Jones is a 4th grade Math teacher and DES Leadership Team member. She completed a one-year long commitment to attend the Arkansas Leadership Academy’s Teacher Leader...
Gillett EHC Meets at the River in July
The Gillett Extension Homemakers Club held its July meeting in the river home of Margie Hackney with six members and one guest, Torri Dumond, present for a potluck...
136 Court Square (NC) Did You Know?
This is a new building (or at least a new front façade), so it’s non-contributing. However, this location had some important occupants. There were...


DAR Presented to the Voluntary Services Department
Personal care items from members of the Grand Prairie Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution were presented to the Voluntary Services...


Changes of Employment for DeWitt School District for July
Resignations Samantha Foster - elementary counselor Lindsey Beaton - girl's track coach Jamie Cook - Pre-K para professional Hires Chris Clinton - Golf...
AWF Announces Gunnell as Hunter Education Instructor of the Year
Each year the Arkansas Wildlife Federation celebrates the accomplishments of remarkable individuals, like Linda Gunnell who have made a difference in protecting and...
Arkansas County Fair Queen Pageants Seeking Entries
Princess Bluebonnet, ages 4-6, Little Miss Arkansas County, ages 7-9, Petite Miss Arkansas County, ages 10-12, Jr. Miss Arkansas County, ages 13-16, Miss Arkansas, ages...
Eddie Lumsden address the group on the process of applying for the program. Historical Society’s Summer Meeting Held at DeWitt
The Grand Prairie Historical Society held their summer quarterly meeting at the Arkansas County Courthouse in DeWitt on Thursday, July 21. County...


Grand Prairie Chapter DAR
As is their tradition, the Grand Prairie Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), concluded their current chapter year with a guest day luncheon and meeting. The...
The caption states: The “Lillian H” Riverboat receiving bags of rice down the chute from the Prange-Tindall Warehouse on top of the bluff. Year unknown, but certainly dated no later than 1923 BLAST FROM THE PAST