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August Chamber Meeting
The DeWitt Chamber of Commerce met for their regular monthly luncheon on Thursday, August 24th. Lunch was sponsored by Webb’s Sporting Goods. The minutes and financial...
(L-R) Derron Wright, Joyce Hargrove, Shawndus Gregory, Darla Grantham, and Andrew Bagley. Not pictured are Mary Ann Dierks and Terry Turner (Marla Riddell photo) PCCUA Recognizes Years of Service
Carolyn Turner, vice chancellor for the DeWitt campus of Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas, has been recognized for...


Meet the Reporter
This is the first part in a four-part series. Check back to learn more about the reporters at DeWitt Era-Enterprise. Q: Name? A: Charlotte...


Holland honored as PCCUA’s outstanding instructor
As an instructor in the Division of Business at Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas (PCCUA)-Helena, Kayla Holland shares her...


DeWitt Police Report
August 16, 2017 – DeWitt Police Officer, Matthew Tucker, was pulling up to the stop sign at 2nd and Jefferson. When he came to a stop he noticed a black female walking down...
Von Daniels Daniels Takes Reins as Enrollment Management Director for PCCUA
  In an area of the Delta where the economy is poor, the population is dwindling, and many youths don’t plan for college, Von Daniels sees it as...


Judge, Eddie Best gives Bobby Lock his plaque for his retirement while Sherriff, Todd Wright looks on. Lock Presented with Retirement Plaque During August Quorum Court
The Arkansas County Quorum Court met at 9:30 a.m. on August 8th, 2017 in the Southern District Courthouse in DeWitt, Arkansas. Arkansas County...


Maceson, Braylee, and Breanna outside getting a view of the eclipse A Remarkable Day in History: The 2017 Solar Eclipse
As millions of Americans looked skyward to marvel at last Monday’s solar eclipse, the DeWitt School District, as well as the entire town of DeWitt...


4-H Leaders Meeting
4-H is America’s largest youth development organization and empowers young people with the skills to lead for a lifetime. 4-H is a fun program...


4-H Officers Training
4-H Sr. Council, Jr. Council, and Club Officers Training was held on Monday, August 7 at the Extension Office in DeWitt. The program “Interviewing...


Photos submitted by committee members Back To School Fun Day
The Back to School fun day was held Saturday, August 5th from 11:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. at the DeWitt Community Center. This event was hosted by the...


Students participate in the game of LIFE as faculty members Shawanna Wansley and Tracie Karkur walk them through the scenarios of college life PCCUA DeWitt Campus Hosts Fall Orientation
On Thursday, August 17, the faculty and staff of the PCCUA-DeWitt campus welcomed 68, new and returning students as they arrived for Fall...


Fullerton Recognized for Completing 15 Years of Service
Phyllis Fullerton, Professional Advisor/Disabilities Coordinator for the DeWitt campus of Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas,...


DeWitt School Board
On August 15, 2017, the DeWitt School Board held its monthly meeting. All members were present. President Brad Koen called the meeting to order. The board moved into the...
DeWitt City Council
  On Monday, August 14th, Mayor Relyea announced a quorum was present and opened the meeting with the invocation. After the approval of minutes from the previous meetings...