Local News

Harris Birth Announcement
Drew Bell and Aaron Harris announce the birth of their daughter, Kairi Rose Harris. She was born February 13, 2016 and weighed 6.3 pounds....


Roving Reporter LeeAnn Morgan and visitor, Denise Canoe Float on Moore Bayou
On Saturday, March 19th, The Arkansas Post National Memorial Park hosted a Ranger-led canoe float on the Moore Bayou. Participation was lower than...


Community Briefs
What a great day it was Easter, the day Jesus rose and it was a great day for Baptizing many young men. My heart was made glad and so many others for this great day that...
Crestpark Easter Egg Hunt and Picnic
It was a beautiful Friday before Easter when the Crestpark Retirement Inn hosted their Easter Egg Hunt and picnic. Residents and family members...


DeWitt Local Set To Travel To Africa
Lizzy Bronson is the 18 year old daughter of Travis and Amanda West. She attends PCCUA in DeWitt, hoping to pursue nursing school next fall. She has been an employee at...
DeWitt Nursing Home Hosts Easter Party
The Easter Bunny made a special appearance on Friday at the DeWitt Nursing Home. The staff and nurses hosted an Easter party and were assisted by...


DeWitt Nursing Home Purchases New Van
The DeWitt City Nursing Home recently was able to purchase a Ford Transit Connect Wheelchair Accessible Mobility van. This outright purchase was...


German Heritage Festival
The 9th annual German Heritage Festival will be held Saturday, April 16th at the Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie. The festival will kick off with a 5k run/walk at...
Key Club Meeting
The Key club met on March 17, 2016 in the home of Annie Peters. The following members were present: Frankie Owens, Odella Smith, Toni Faye Butler, Gloria Dabner, Amy...
Morris, Chaneyworth Wed
Betty Morris, Glenda Vaughn, and Jerry Chaneyworth would like to announce the marriage of their children, Tracy Morris and Anthony Chaneyworth....


PAPER PIECING QUILTING SERIES SNACK & LEARN
Stirring up a community interest, the Arkansas County Cooperative Extension will be offering a more in-depth beginner’s class on how to paper piece quilts with Charlene...
Shirley Fread holds up the bedspread made for her by daughter Charlene Prairie Gems Extension Homemakers Club Meeting
For the March meeting of the Prairie Gems Extension Homemakers Club, members enjoyed viewing a beautiful bedspread Charlene Fread had made for her...


Pictures of the couple they had on display for everyone to see. The Batemans Celebrate 65 years
Bill and Betty Bateman of DeWitt, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary last Thursday with a surprise party at Crestpark Retirement Inn in...


St. Patrick’s Day at the DeWitt Senior Center
The clients participated in a variety of games at the Center with laughter and lots of fun. The games included Hot Potato; Toss the gold coin in several baskets for...
Volunteers serving food Arkansas County 4-H Achievement Banquet
The Arkansas County 4-H banquet and awards program was held at the DeWitt High School on March 14th at 6:00 p.m. The 4-H members were honored in...