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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,...
COOK’S LAKE FISHING WILL BE TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO ANGLERS DURING...
Cook’s Lake fishing on the first and third Saturday’s during the months of March through October will be temporarily closed to anglers during the current seasonal...
CITY WIDE PRAYER MEETING
CITY WIDE PRAYER MEETING FOR COUNTRY AND ELECTIONS Dear Citizens of DeWitt and surrounding areas; March 1st our state will be voting on who will be our next...
Ag Safety Awareness Week is March 6-12
LITTLE ROCK — Across the country, Farm Bureaus are making safety a top priority this spring through the Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP). As a part of ASAP,...
42nd Annual Oyster Supper
The 42nd Annual DeWitt-St. Charles American Legion Oyster Supper was held Friday, February 19th at the Camp Doughboy. Tickets were $25 and guests...


Pictured from left to right are: Tim Bogy, Mayor Robert Patrick, Senator Stephanie Flowers, Governor Asa Hutchinson, AEDC Rural Services Director Alex Johnston, ARDC Chair Jamie Pafford-Gresham, ARDC Commissioner Frank Lisko, ARDC Commissioner Lynn Hawkins, AEDC Deputy Director Amy Fecher, and AEDC Executive Director Mike Preston
 
Not Pictured: Representative Chris Richey St. Charles Receives Rural Community Grant
Governor Asa Hutchinson, AEDC Executive Director Mike Preston, AEDC Deputy Director Amy Fecher, and AEDC Rural Services Director Alex Johnston...


Logan Celebrates 90th Birthday
Ms. Annie Mae Logan celebrated her 90th birthday with a dinner at the Phillips Community College in DeWitt January 23, 2016. Her children gave her...