Local News

Local Farmer Loses Truck to Fire
The first day of the 2016 harvest season got off to a rough start for local farmers, Billy and Donna Miller, of Crooked M Farms. Things were in...


There was a large crowd this year at the 55th Annual Convention Leslie Rutledge Attends 2016 Farm Bureau Convention
Farm Bureau held their 55th Annual Convention at the DeWitt Community Center in August. Tickets were sold for five dollars each for a steak dinner...


Arkansas County Extension Homemakers News
The mission of the Arkansas Extension Homemakers Council (AEHC) is to empower individuals and families to achieve the best quality of life through: continuing education,...
120 Court Square (C) Did You Know?
There was a small, 1-story building on this northwest corner lot by 1933. A man by the name of W. W. “Red” or “Windy” Smith moved that building out...


Democratic Convention: Dead Wrong on Energy
The recent Democratic National Convention included a full-fledged assault on one of the central pillars of the American economy: fossil fuels. The official convention...
Briggs to Attend Arkansas Leadership Academy
Brittany Briggs, DeWitt Elementary School 1st grade teacher and DES Leadership Team member, has been accepted to attend the one-year long...


Allen, Prudente to Wed
Mrs. Cynthia Furniss Allen of Clarksdale, Mississippi is pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Bethany Layne...


2015 Key Spouse of the Year
Debbie Smith of Mulberry has been named the “2015 Key Spouse of the Year” by the Air National Guard according to Major General Mark H. Berry, Adjutant General for the...
4-H Leaders Meeting
4-H is a fun program where youth get to "Learn by Doing." With eight 4-H clubs across Arkansas County, youth can be a part of 4-H wherever they live and meet new friends...
Rice Expo 2016
When pulling into the Grand Prairie Center parking lot for the 2016 Rice Expo, license plates from all over the U.S. were represented with just a...


Trudeau to Hold Seminar at Webb’s Sporting Goods
Are you an experienced food plotter or are you just now learning about food plots and the different techniques? Come on out to Webb’s Sporting...


Steeland Attends Principal Institute
Bobbie Lynn Steeland, DeWitt Elementary School Assistant Principal and DES Leadership Team member, completed the one-year commitment to attend the...


Barnyard Roundup Sunnyside Missionary Baptist Church VBS
Sunnyside Missionary Baptist Church VBS was held Monday - Wednesday, August 8-10 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. The theme for this year was “Barnyard...


Prairie Gems EH Prepares for County Fair Booth
The Prairie Gems Extension Homemakers enjoyed a time of fellowship, eating, and brainstorming as they met to work on their educational booth for the County Fair. The group...
POULTRY TESTING CLINIC SET FOR SEPTEMBER 1
The 2016 Arkansas County Fair is just around the corner, and in preparation all poultry (New this year: includes 4-H Poultry Chain birds) must be tested before they can...