Local News

Entrance to lakes now Rollin’ On The River
Residents of Indian Bay have been keeping a close watch on the White River as recent flooding has left some homes there standing in water. The...


Remembering Martin Luther King’s Birthday
The community of DeWitt celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday Monday, January 18th. The celebration started with a parade, speeches and...


Pictured, left – right:
Bruce and Betsy Otwell of Little Rock, Kellie Duncan, Teresa Hudson, and Jean Wilson of North Little Rock with the beginnings of their rugs. Not pictured: Lisa and Misty Boatman and Emily Lindsey. Rag Rug Workshop at Lower White River Museum State Park
A rag rug workshop was held Saturday, January 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Lower White River Museum State Park in Des Arc, Arkansas....


Old DeWitt Photograph
My mother, Sue Shackelford Crawford, was from DeWitt. Her dad was C J "Shakey" Shackelford, a long-time DeWitt businessman and civic leader. ...


Miss Grand Prairie and Miss Grand Prairie Outstanding Teen Pageants
The Miss Grand Prairie and Miss Grand Prairie Outstanding Teen pageants will be held January 30, 2016 at the Grand Prairie Center Auditorium in Stuttgart, Arkansas. The...
Huckabee comments on Iranian prison release, White House sanctions...
Huckabee: "'Praise God. Well done Saeed! You are a faithful servant!" MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.—Gov. Mike Huckabee released the following statement in response to the release of...
Dabbs Serves as Voting Delegate at 97th Annual Farm Bureau Convention
Terry Dabbs of Stuttgart, a member of the Arkansas Farm Bureau state board of directors, served as a voting delegate for the business session at...


City Council Discusses 2016 Street Paving Project and Residential...
“It could be a whole lot better, but it sure could be worse,” City Mayor Ralph Relyea told the DeWitt City Council during his State of the City Address Monday night at...
Carrington Wins Art Contest
9th grade art student, Devin Carrington, is a winner in the 2015 Youth Art Month Flag Contest for Arkansas. Devin's design placed 3rd in the...


Wright Holds Campaign Fundraiser
Todd Wright, candidate for Arkansas County Sheriff, held a campaign fundraiser January 18 at The Bull Pen to raise funds for his...


Best of DeWitt’s Employee of the Year: April Herring
In this day and age, good help may seem hard to find, but Phillips Community College University of Arkansas DeWitt Campus did not have that...


Best of DeWitt’s Educator of the Year: Dr. Lynne Dardenne
“I enjoy my job. I truly enjoy being in a classroom and interacting with students and staff to create a better learning environment,” said...


Barge Recovery Operations Concluded on Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS – Barge recovery operations were completed, in which 1,976,000 gallons of denatured ethanol was successfully removed from barges near Helena, Ark,...
Baby, Tiny, Petite, Junior and Young Miss South Arkansas Youth...
Baby, Tiny, Petite, Junior and Young Miss South Arkansas youth pageants to be held on Saturday January 30, 2016 at the Grand Prairie Center Auditorium in Stuttgart. . ...
AufderHeide Receives 2015 Outstanding Operator Award
The Arkansas Agricultural Aviation Association held its 54th Annual Convention January 10-12 at the Little Rock Marriott & Statehouse Convention...