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Bunge closes doors at St. Charles
The gates have been closed permanently at Bunge North America in St. Charles. Farmers in the area will have to truck their goods further distances...


Arkansas County Casa
Annual Pork Loin Sale Saturday, March 26 from 11-1. Pick up will be at the FUMC in Dewitt. Tickets are $25 each. For tickets, please call 870-344-1791 or 870-509-0529....
Slade Whiting treats Paige Patterson to a night on the town! Tichnor Fire Department Fundraiser
The annual fundraiser for the Tichnor Volunteer Fire Department was held this past Saturday. The sunny afternoon was a grand setting for folks from...


Jo McDougall Publishes New Book of Poems
DeWitt native, Jo McDougall announces her eighth published book of poems, The Undiscovered Room, from Tavern Books, Portland, Oregon. McDougall...


Holzhauer and Grantham Celebrate Their 6th Birthdays
BFF's Kara Holzhauer and Ava-Grace Grantham celebrated their 6th birthdays by hosting a Pet Adoption Party at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in...


Free Community Health Fair
The Watkin Chapel Missionary Baptist Church is offering a Free Community Health Fair Friday, March 18, 2016 from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. at 800 South Juniper in Pine Bluff,...
Photo of the crowd in attendance Farmers Rotary Banquet News
The DeWitt Rotary Club held its annual Farmers Rotary Banquet at Foul Play Hunting Lodge in Point Deluce. Guest speaker and Arkansas County...


Duncan Taken Into Custody
On February 24, 2016 at around 2:29 p.m. Rodney D. Duncan, Jr. was taken into custody for Attempted Capital Murder and Retaliation against a witness. The Eastern Arkansas...
Tony Reeves-Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Use of a communications device to facilitate a crime Drug Bust in Arkansas County
The Arkansas County Sheriff’s Office, DeWitt Police Department, and the Tri-County Drug Task Force conducted an investigation into the sale of...


CookSmart, EatSmart at DeWitt Senior Center
LaTaaka Harvey, County Extension Agent – Family & Consumer Sciences 1009 Liberty Drive, DeWitt, AR 72042, 870-946-3231/870-673-2346,...


Bullock Receives DAV Appreciation Plaque
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 5 Commander James Eppler (L) presents Mr. Billy P. Bullock (R) with a Plaque in appreciation of his years of...


Whitmore Fertilizer Hosts Customer Appreciation Day
Whitmore Fertilizer hosted their Annual Customer Appreciation Day at the Arkansas County Fairgrounds Thursday, February 18th. Customers and friends...


Image: by LeeAnn Morgan
From left to right: Ashli Burt - 3rd Runner-Up; Victoria Douglas - 4th Runner-Up; Tessah West - Miss DeWitt; Beth Ann Shadwick - 1st Runner-Up; Makenzie Smith - 2nd Runner-Up. Tessah West - 2016 Miss DeWitt
Three judges had the daunting task of narrowing a field of fifteen gorgeous young ladies down to a Top 7. The Top 7 were then invited back before...


Dorcas Quilters Special Guests at Spirit of ’76 4-H Meeting
The Dorcas Quilters group were special guests at the Spirit of ‘76 4-H meeting. They helped the kids go through the steps of making a quilt. Each...


Crisis Energy Assistance Program to Open
Arkansas CO – As the cold weather arrives across the region, many will be left struggling to heat their homes. For those needing help paying the cost of heating their home,...