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Marks Receives Scholarship from First Electric
First Electric Cooperative member service representative Shelia Doepel presents Blake Marks of Stuttgart with a $2,000 scholarship funded by the Operation Round-Up program....
Ranked among the top 25 best value community colleges, PCCUA has seen a 20 percent increase in enrollment for its first summer session due to several special summer promotions which are saving students hundreds of dollars in college tuition. (Marla Riddell photo) Summer Enrollment Up 20 Percent at PCCUA
    With college tuition on an upward climb in this region, students are turning to Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas to...


On June 24, 2016 the June birthdays were celebrated at the DeWitt Senior Center.  Pictured are:  Front (left to right) Peggy Bateman, Delma Stroh, and Martha Collins.  Back (left to right) Priscilla Buck, Bruce Young, and Virgil Jacobs. Not pictured:  Cathy Austin, Mickey Eason, and Robert Griffie. DeWitt Senior Center Birthdays


A Retirement Reception was held at Farm Bureau in DeWitt for Chris Koen on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. He has been a Farm Bureau Agent for 28 years. Congratulations Chris! Koen Retires After 28 Years


Philip S. Hanna, MA Hanna Named CEO for DeWitt City Hospital
Philip S. Hanna, MA, formerly of Battle Mountain, Nevada, will begin his journey as Chief Executive Officer on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 for the DeWitt...


Volunteers collect more than 293,000 pounds of litter during Great...
Arkansans collected more than 293,000 pounds of litter during this year’s Great American Cleanup in Arkansas, a nationwide program of Keep America Beautiful and promoted...
Country quilt camp ladies relaxing on the porch watching the hummingbirds. Grand Prairie Quilt Society Holds Camp Retreat
The Grand Prairie Quilt Society had a great time at their Country Quilt Camp II Retreat at Cross Heirs Retreat Center at Pintail Lodge in Humphrey...


COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS ANNUAL WALK TO REMEMBER 
Desha County Compassionate Friends 17th Annual 2-Mile Walk to Remember will be held Saturday, July 9, beginning at 7:00 a.m. on the Dumas Community Center Indoor Track, 18...
Arkansas County Welcomes New County Executive Director
     Lorri Sloate was selected as the County Executive Director for the Arkansas County Farm Service Agency. Sloate previously worked as a Program...


Arkansas County Quorum Court Passes a Resolution for New Voting...
Arkansas County Quorum Court was held on June 14, 2016 in the court room. The budget and finance committee had several financial resolution items on the agenda for the June...
1st Place WUHB (Washed Up Has Beens)
Back Row(L-R) Dustin Sexton, Mickey Johnson, Phillip Lassiter, Jared Jones, Mat Watkins,Joe Shimmel, Front Row(L-R): Randy Phillips,Denisha Burl, Bethany Watkins, Jenna Sexton, Jameka Watkins and Samantha Brewer. Plaque presented by Krik Whiting and David Poston 2nd Annual SIDS Awareness for Squirrel Softball Tournament
The 2nd Annual SIDS Awareness for Squirrel Softball Tournament was held on June 25th at Reinsch Sports Complex in Stuttgart. This year there were...


Pictured are CenterPoint Energy Area Manager, Johnny Lockley, and Almyra Mayor, Mark Bennett. CenterPoint Energy Awards Grants to Local Fire Departments
  Houston, TX – June 16, 2016 – CenterPoint Energy’s Community Partnership Grant Program awards grants to local communities to fund safety-related...


The beautiful bracelets sponsored by community members West Receives Keepsake and Check for Expenses
Elizabeth (Lizzy) West received a check to help with expenses for her journey to new lungs from a Keep Collective Fundraiser that was hosted by...


Green-Manis Engagement
Steve and Carolina Green are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katelyn Michelle Green, to Jacob Daniel Manis of Lonoke. Katelyn...


SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST
GILLETT ELEMENTARY SUPPLY LIST KINDERGARTEN Crayons – Box of 12 #2 Pencils – 12 White Glue – 4 oz. Bottle Glue Sticks – 2 Fiskars Blunt Tip Scissors Folder with...