Local News

DeWitt Nursing Home Purchases New Van
The DeWitt City Nursing Home recently was able to purchase a Ford Transit Connect Wheelchair Accessible Mobility van. This outright purchase was...


German Heritage Festival
The 9th annual German Heritage Festival will be held Saturday, April 16th at the Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie. The festival will kick off with a 5k run/walk at...
Key Club Meeting
The Key club met on March 17, 2016 in the home of Annie Peters. The following members were present: Frankie Owens, Odella Smith, Toni Faye Butler, Gloria Dabner, Amy...
Morris, Chaneyworth Wed
Betty Morris, Glenda Vaughn, and Jerry Chaneyworth would like to announce the marriage of their children, Tracy Morris and Anthony Chaneyworth....


PAPER PIECING QUILTING SERIES SNACK & LEARN
Stirring up a community interest, the Arkansas County Cooperative Extension will be offering a more in-depth beginner’s class on how to paper piece quilts with Charlene...
Shirley Fread holds up the bedspread made for her by daughter Charlene Prairie Gems Extension Homemakers Club Meeting
For the March meeting of the Prairie Gems Extension Homemakers Club, members enjoyed viewing a beautiful bedspread Charlene Fread had made for her...


Pictures of the couple they had on display for everyone to see. The Batemans Celebrate 65 years
Bill and Betty Bateman of DeWitt, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary last Thursday with a surprise party at Crestpark Retirement Inn in...


St. Patrick’s Day at the DeWitt Senior Center
The clients participated in a variety of games at the Center with laughter and lots of fun. The games included Hot Potato; Toss the gold coin in several baskets for...
Volunteers serving food Arkansas County 4-H Achievement Banquet
The Arkansas County 4-H banquet and awards program was held at the DeWitt High School on March 14th at 6:00 p.m. The 4-H members were honored in...


A Little Rain is Good for the Soul
These girls aren't letting a little rain slow down their fun times! Anna Rose, Savannah, and Cadi donned their wading boots and umbrellas and...


Lane Adams sets his sights on the flying disc
Three area youth competed in the Arkansas Jr Olympic State Qualifying meet on Saturday, March 19th and Sunday, March 20th at the Delta Resort’s...


3rd Annual Almyra Community Egg Hunt
The Almyra Community held their annual egg hunt March 19th at the Almyra Community Center. Following the hunt, participants enjoyed a small bounce...


Bill Sanders Bo Piper Memorial Benefit Bass Tournament
Bass Fisherman it is time to get your bass boats ready for the 19th Bill Sanders – Bo Piper Memorial Benefit Bass Tournament, Saturday, April 9th on the Arkansas River out...
Community Briefs
It is Spring Break and everyone is excited about being out of school. It is a great time for all to enjoy. You can help around the house, some will be visiting friends out...
DANA’S HOUSE, INC. ASKS ALL OF ARKANSAS TO GIVE ONLINE THROUGH...
Arkansas County, and Arkansas givers will have an opportunity to stretch their charitable dollars by making online gifts to Dana’s House, Inc. through ArkansasGives.org...