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Pennington Receives Yoga Certification
Debbie Pennington works in the business office on the DeWitt campus of Phillips Community College. She is now a certified yoga instructor that...


Herring Receives Leadership Award
April Herring is the Financial Aid Specialist on the DeWitt Campus of Phillips Community College. She also serves as the Chair for the Financial...


Sisters Emily Golleher and Sarah Zornes compete for a prize. 4-H Spirit of “76 Club
The 4-H Spirit of ’76 Club ended their school year activities with a day of fun at the Dewitt City Park on Wednesday afternoon. This group of 25...


Willis, Coile to Wed
Amanda Renee' Willis, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Willis of Nesbit, MS, will marry Nelson Robert Coile, son of Rev. & Mrs. Warren Coile of...


Dana’s House, Inc. Receives $3,000.00 Grant from the Dollar General...
DeWitt, AR – May 23, 2016 – This week, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Dana’s House, Inc. a $3,000.00 grant to support Summer literacy. This local grant...
Picture is drawn by Doris Jacobs for the Centennial 125th edition in 2006. Bayou Meto United Methodist Church Hosts Annual Homecoming Service
Bayou Meto United Methodist Church was established in 1881 as Mt. Zion Methodist Church opening its doors continuously since that time. This...


Wilson Included on Dean’s List
SEARCY, AR- Koby Wilson, a Criminal Justice Major at Harding University from De Witt, is among more than 1,300 University students included on the...


Gary Edwards (left) and Michael Neathery (right) of BKD, LLP, present Flora Sisemore with the Milestones in Banking award, honoring her 50+ years of service to the Arkansas banking industry. Sisemore Honored as ‘Milestone Banker’
Local banker Flora Sisemore was among 30 longtime Arkansas bankers honored with the BKD Milestones in Banking Awards at the 126th Annual Arkansas...


“We Won’t Stop Until CF Stands for Cure Found”
Lizzy West is the 23 year-old daughter of Gary and Virginia West. She is a graduate of DeWitt High School and PCCUA. At a very early age, Lizzy was...


Shirley and Dylan Erwin posing with the pony. 2016 Dog Days
The DeWitt Dog Days was held Saturday, May 14th on the Court Square from 10:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. to raise money for the animal shelter. The day...


Trinity Wright choosing her prize after winning the balloon toss! Nursing Home Week at Crestpark and DeWitt Nursing Home


Parker Graduates Arkansas Law Enforcement Academy
Heath Parker recently graduated from the Arkansas Law Enforcement Academy in Pocahontas, Arkansas. After three months of training and graduation,...


Click it or Ticket
As the summer travel season begins, so does a week long enforcement effort by Arkansas State Police and other law enforcement officers who will be on the lookout for...
Gage and Rawls Announce Upcoming Nuptials
Kelsey Layne Gage and Jesse Paul Rawls announce their upcoming nuptials on Saturday, June 11 at the Abbe House in Heber Springs. Kelsey is the...


City Council Discusses City Park Renovations and Grants
“We are still waiting on the highway department to give us the go ahead,” Mayor Ralph Relyea told the DeWitt City Council Monday night concerning the city park. He told...