Local News

Local Youth Participate in Ducks Unlimited Greenwing Camp
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Ducks Unlimited sponsored this year’s Arkansas Greenwing Conservation Camp hosted at DU’s past-President...


Letter to the Editor
Citizens of DeWitt: PATTILLO NEEDS YOUR HELP! There has been a recent piece of legislation in the works called “Early Intervention Day Treatment” (EIDT) which merges...
Left to right, Diana Graves, Julius Johnson, Jay Davis Davis wins PCCUA Half-Court Shot Scholarship
Six DeWitt High School Seniors participated in the PCCUA Half-Court Shot competition on Friday, February 2, 2018 during the Senior High Girls...


Community Briefs
Happy Valentines to all! Remember who is the reason for the season… it’s all about love, God is the love we share… In God I love and trust. Black history is past, present...
Arkansas County Prepares for 2nd Annual Relay for Life Celebrity...
Arkansas ranks as one of the highest states with deaths occurring from cancer. Arkansas County has seen more than its’ fair share of those deaths and there are many current...
4-H LEADERS MEETING
A meeting of the Adult, Sr. and Jr. 4-H Councils was held at the Extension Office in DeWitt on February 5 with 5 leaders and 3 youth representing...


Meins Scholarship to be Given During 2018 Spring Semester
The Phillips Community College DeWitt Campus Foundation recently received a donation from Vivian and Michael Meins to begin the Wilbur Meins...


Kaley Webb with other winners of the typical ladies’ division. Three Locals Each Take Home a Prize at the Arkansas Big Buck Classic
The 28th Annual Arkansas Big Buck Classic was held January 26th-28th at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds. Something that started out as a small event...


Anderson Delivers Knitted Hats to American Heart Association
On Thursday, February 1st, Molly Anderson, a DeWitt High School Junior and the FBLA District III President/Arkansas State Vice-President, met with...


Top three contestants and judges 2018 Arkansas County Spelling Bee
The 2018 Arkansas County Spelling Bee was held on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 in the Community Room at the PCCUA-DeWitt campus. Twenty-three...


St. Luke Lutheran Church Hosts 57th Annual Spaghetti Supper
On Saturday, January 27, 2018, St. Luke Lutheran Church hosted its 57th Annual Spaghetti Supper with approximately 450 people attending. Attendees...


January Quorum Court Hears Update on Waste Management Buyout
The Arkansas County Quorum Court met at 9:30 a.m. on January 9th, 2018 in the Southern District Courthouse in DeWitt, Arkansas. Arkansas County Judge, Thomas E. Best,...
Three Rivers South DeWitt hosts Ducks Unlimited Banquet
To celebrate the end of the 2018 duck season, the Three Rivers South Chapter held their annual Ducks Unlimited Banquet at the fairgrounds on...


DeWitt Native Elected 2018 President of the National Dental...
Dr. Joe Dean O'Neal (Ret. Colonel), a native of DeWitt and the valedictorian of the 1968 class of DeWitt High School, has been elected the 94th...


DeWitt High School EAST/FBLA Step Out and Tour Shoe Factory
A little bit of Engineering, Technology, Foreign Policy, Team Building and Government were some of the lessons learned by students in Mrs. Carole...