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DeWitt Local Earns Spot on All-Great American Conference Team
HOT SPRINGS, Arkansas -University of Arkansas at Monticello women’s golfer Lauren Johnson and Frida Rydberg have earned their second straight...


Frost Named Eagle Scout in DeWitt
Dalton Alan Frost named Eagle Scout for the Boy Scout Troop 81 in DeWitt. Dalton is the son of Alan and Sheryl Frost. He is a member of DeWitt Boy...


Gracie Edmonson spends all of her allowance on the wildly popular “Pie in the Face” game. German Heritage Festival
The German Heritage Festival was held Saturday at the Grand Prairie Museum in Stuttgart. It began early in the morning with a 5-k run, a German...


City Council Holds Special Meeting
The DeWitt City Council held a special meeting Thursday afternoon, April 21. The purpose of the meeting was for council members to consider passing Ordinance 793, which...
8th Annual Spring Fling Health Fair and Blood Drive
The DeWitt Hospital and Nursing Home held their 8th Annual Spring Fling Health Fair and Blood Drive Tuesday, April 19 from 9AM-6PM. Due to the...


Delia Barrett and Torri Dumond Dumond Named 2016 Miss Arkansas County Rice
The 2016 Miss Arkansas County Rice Contest was held March 14th at the County Extension Office in DeWitt. Rice is one of the largest grown crops in...


Side view Tree Falls, Destroying Family Home
Two DeWitt locals were forced out of their home after a huge tree crushed the structure on South Main Street during the high winds last Monday....


2015 Awards Group Photo GRAND PRAIRE CHAPTER EARNS STATE DAR AWARDS
GRAND PRAIRE CHAPTER EARNS STATE DAR AWARDS: Members of the Grand Prairie Chapter DAR are pictured here during the March chapter meeting at the...


Council Member Dallas Traylor is sworn in by South Arkansas County District Court Judge Park Eldridge. City Council Welcomes New Alderman
The DeWitt City Council meeting April 11 started with Southern Arkansas County District Court Judge Park Eldridge swearing in Dallas Traylor as...


Project Director Wendy Talbot, left, and GDAH Executive Director Mellie Bridwell, right, accept check from Susan G. Komen for the Cure-Arkansas Affiliate Executive Director Sherrye McBryde, center, at presentation luncheon in Little Rock. $167K Grant to Expand Life Saving Services in Arkansas County
In 2015, the Greater Delta Alliance for Health’s (GDAH) Access Project Pink/Reach Every Woman program allowed for 450 women throughout Southeast...


L-R Jim Tucker, Nan Davenport, Keith Connell, Christine Smith, December, Hood, Mary McCarty, Judge Best, Megan  Whitcomb, Melissa Bitner, Darlene Sanders, Judy Coit, Rita Wolfe. Arkansas County Quorum Court
Arkansas County Quorum Court met last Tuesday and began the meeting with a proclamation to declare the month of April as National 911 Month. ...


Joe Johnson gives speech during dedication, surrounded by Brice’s family and DBSA Board members Brice Stoddard Field Dedication
On Tuesday, April 12th, DBSA kicked off the 2016 ball season. This of course, was an exciting day for many, but the best part of the day was the...


Ann's repurposed quilt runner and topper The Grand Prairie Quilt Society Meeting
The Grand Prairie Quilt Society met on April 13 for their quarterly sit n' sew at the First Christian Church fellowship hall with twelve members...


Catherine and her son Jay Bednar Master Gardeners Hold Spring Plant Sale and Luncheon
The 2016 Spring Plant Sale and Luncheon was a fun time for all this past Saturday. There were a variety of plants to choose from at a great price....


“Boots” the cat is hard to hold Saturday morning, but his owner, James Riechenbach and Dr. Prescott finally get him vaccinated. Rabies Vaccine Clinic Held in St. Charles
Charles and Dr. Robert Prescott of Pet Tracks, DeWitt hosted their annual Rabies Vaccine Clinic, Saturday at the Fire Station in St. Charles. Dr....