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County Judge and Preacher Eddie Best pray with the students of his congregation at Gillett Baptist. Blessing of the Backpacks
The students and their backpacks, the teachers, staff, and administrators at Gillett and DeWitt Schools were prayed for during morning worship on...


“Beneath the Water Lilies” is chosen as a Top 20 Finalist For...
Imagine. Waiting over ninety days to receive notification of acceptance or rejection. That is exactly how Matthew Forester felt as he waited to...


The record breaking crowd 2017 Dragon Barbecue
The annual Meet the Dragon BBQ hosted by the DeWitt Touchdown Club, was held on Friday, August 18th with record breaking attendance of around 300...


DeWitt School District hosts Open House and Orientation
On Thursday, August 10, 2017, DeWitt School District held its Open House and Orientation at all three schools, bringing the summer vacation to an...


Avery helps DES Counselor, Lori Wilson stuff back packs How One Child Can Make a Difference
For 6-year-old Avery Hampton, the summer started off like that of many other children. Thoughts of swimming, family get-togethers, picnics, ball...


You Can Make a Difference Just by Voting
Would you like to be able to take part in making the DeWitt City Park better just by visiting a link and voting? The DeWitt City Park Commission...


Winner of the Little Tykes basketball goal: Major King DeWitt Peewee Basketball hosts Back 2 School Bash & Vendor Fair
On Saturday, August 12, 2017, the DeWitt Peewee basketball program held a Back 2 School Bash and Vendor Fair fundraiser event. The purpose of the...


Representatives from the DeWitt and Stuttgart offices are (front row, l-r): Stephanie Smith, Nina Kerns, Michele Barnett, Becky White, and Mallory Sweetin. Back row (l-r): Brian Schroeder, Dale Curtis, Tim Edmonson, Chuck Wallace, and Randy Wilhite. Arkansas County Farm Bureau Hosts 2017 Convention
On Tuesday, August 8th, the Arkansas County Farm Bureau held their 56th Annual Convention at the DeWitt Community Center. Tickets were five dollars...


THIS & THAT IN AND AROUND MAGGIE’S HOMETOWN
870-282-8030 870-344-2963 jaymara_38@yahoo.com GREETINGS: Can you folks believe that it is time for school to start again. I do not have little ones to go...
Nikki Bisswanger is happy to help set up decorations McAdams Road Church Hosts Vacation Bible School
On Monday, July 31 and Tuesday, August 1, approximately 35 children, from PreK to 6th grade, joined together to attend Vacation Bible School at...


Kooling Off at the 5th Annual Kool The Kids
On Tuesday, August 1st, the City of DeWitt’s Fire Department, Police Department, and the team of members from Centerpoint Energy hosted the 5th...


First Missionary Baptist Church of St. Charles hosts Vacation Bible...
On Friday, August 4, and Saturday, August 5, the First Missionary Baptist Church of St. Charles held their Vacation Bible School. The theme for the...


Ferguson Rural Health and DeWitt Hospital and Nursing Home Welcomes...
Dr. Benjamin Stevens, a south Arkansas native, received his undergraduate degree from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. He then went on to...


PBJCEOC and USDA team up to deliver Food Commodities
Stuttgart, AR – Hard times across the region have left many struggling to feed their homes. For those needing help with food programs, Food Commodities may be the answer....
Arkansas County Drug Raid Catches Same DeWitt Couple from April
Shortly after 6 a.m. Monday, July 31st, the Arkansas County Sheriff’s Office and the Tri-County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 1444...