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Grand Prairie Quilt Society Discuss Community Project
The Grand Prairie Quilt Society met June 13 at the Stuttgart Public Library with seven members present.  Glenda opened the meeting with the thought...


Eighth Annual Jacob Coleman Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament
Friends, family, and fraternity brothers of Jacob Coleman joined together on Saturday, June 2nd to compete in the Eighth Annual Jacob Coleman...


DeWitt Teen Receives Girl Scouts’ Highest Award of Achievement
Sydney Dumond of DeWitt was honored June 9 for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award. Dumond earned a Gold Award for her Community Take Action...


DeWitt Public School Board Holds June Meeting
The DeWitt Public School Board held its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. President Brad Koen called the meeting to order. Koen announced to those present that it...
Appealing to everyone’s palate was the Butt Rubbers BBQ Team’s selections of the morning menu of biscuits & gravy, then the lunch menu of barbecue sandwiches and sides. DeWitt Hospital and Nursing Home Auxiliary Hosts Junktique
As the old cliche goes, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure”, and that is exactly what it was like on Saturday, June 2nd at the DeWitt...


Delta Bowhunters Host 3-D Bow Shoot
Approximately 60 participants were testing their skills during the bow shoot sponsored by the Delta Bowhunters, a non-profit organization that...


Community Briefs
I would like to start my news off with a true fact. Two donkeys were walking in Jerusalem, when one donkey said to the other “Just yesterday I was here carrying (Jesus) and...
Bohnert Receives National Park Service Award
Dyan Bohnert received the Excellence in Partnering Award from the National Park Service. Throughout the year, Bohnert volunteered countless hours...


Wearing a netted hat helped keep the bugs away! (Photo courtesy of LeeAnn Morgan) Arkansas Post National Memorial Hosts Annual Fishing Derby
Arkansas Post National Memorial held its annual fishing derby on Saturday, June 16, 2018. The park pond was stocked with catfish by the Arkansas...


Elliott Graduates Cum Laude from Kent State
Caitlin Elizabeth Elliott graduated Cum Laude from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design and a minor in Visual Journalism. She has been employed...
WWI Memorial Tree Planted in St. Charles Park
To remember the 71,682 Arkansans who served during the Great War, including the 2,183 who died while in service, a World War I Memorial Tree was...


“It’s A Family Affair” 17th Annual Juneteenth Parade and Celebration
The Concerned Citizens of DeWitt, a non-profit group in DeWitt, hosted its 17th Annual Juneteenth Parade and Celebration on Saturday, June 9th, on...


Father’s Day: June 17, 2018
With Father’s Day quickly approaching, there have been many questions on what to get him, where to take him, and many are struggling to figure out...


Family Loses House to Fire
DeWitt Fire Department responded to a fire at 122 South Van Buren on the night of June 6, 2018. The home, which Lauren Hearn was moving into,...


DBSA Host Pre-State Tournament
For the first time, the DeWitt Baseball/Softball Association hosted the Arkansas Softball Pre-State tournament on Saturday, June 9, 2018. Games...