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Arkansas Post Remembers Colbert’s Raid, The Only Revolutionary...
On Saturday, April 20th, an interpretation of The Colbert Raid, also known as The Battle of Arkansas Post, was presented by staff and volunteers of...

Arkansas Post Hosts Volunteer Park Day Event
On Saturday, April 6th, Arkansas Post National Memorial Park hosted a cleanup event where they invited volunteers to work in the Civil War...

April DeWitt City Council
On Monday, April 8th, Mayor Jimmy Black announced a quorum was present and opened the meeting with the invocation. After approval of the minutes from the March 11th regular...
Eggs Fall from the Sky During the Annual Almyra Easter Egg Hunt
Children of all ages lined up alongside the runway at the Almyra Airport on Saturday, April 20, 2019 and awaited the sound of the engine starting...

12TH ANNUAL PCCUA DEWITT CAMPUS SCHOLARSHIP LUNCHEON
The 12th Annual PCCUA DeWitt Campus Scholarship Recognition Luncheon was held Thursday, April 4, 2019. The welcome was given by Tom Jacobs, Chair...

Tractor Pulls Down Power Lines
If your power was out for a while this morning on Wednesday, April 17th, this could be the reason. A farming tractor accidentally took out a power...

Car Show Raises Money for Caring and Sharing Food Pantry
During the Party on the Square recently, the car show raised $250. The committee, which consisted of Bubba Nutt, Susan Koit, Denise Moss, Tammy and...

P.O.T.S. Presents Car, Tractor, and Motorcycle Show
Saturday, March 30th, was forecasted to be cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms including the possibility of hail. Those are not favorable...

April Quorum Court Meeting
The Arkansas County Quorum Court met at 9:30 a.m. on April 9, 2019 in the Southern District Courthouse in DeWitt, Arkansas. County Judge, Thomas E....

Watson Receives Arkansas County Woman of the Year Award
Women have always been a part of the agriculture industry, but most the time have been overlooked. As we celebrate Women’s History Month, it is...

Purdy Named Coca-Cola Academic Team Bronze Scholar
An outstanding Phillips Community College student, scholar and leader in her community, Charlotte Purdy now has a new award to add to her growing...

Crawfish Fundraiser Held to Benefit Brian Keith Shook
Cancer has affected many members in the DeWitt community over the years and when it does, the community comes together to support those who have...

2019-2020 Cheerleaders Announced
After months of planning, practice, and training, sixth grade through eleventh graders participated in the DeWitt School District cheerleader and...

4-H Club Spirit of 76’ Meeting
The local 4-H Club Spirit of 76’ Club met on Wednesday, March 26th with twelve members present. The kids had a great time at the meeting this month...

Knock Kneed Sally Kicks of the Party On The Square Weekend
Years ago, the Veterans Memorial Building was host to bands from all over the state. Now, the building is being used again for various concerts...