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DeWitt Public Schools Host Open House
Summer vacation has ended and sleeping in late will have to wait until the weekends. The 2018-19 school year has officially begun and is sure to...


12th Annual Back to School Fun Day
For the twelfth year, Nichol and Hills Chapel Churches and the Concerned Citizens of DeWitt, along with the 30-40 volunteers, extended their...


3rd Annual Back to School Bash
Each year as the new school year approaches, parents spend a great amount of money on school supplies, new clothes, and more, to ensure that their...


Kooling Off at the 6th Annual Kool The Kids on the Square
On Thursday, August 2nd, the City of DeWitt’s Fire Department, Police Department, and the team from CenterPoint Energy hosted the 6th Annual Kool...


Kids have a BLAST during VBS at McAdams Road Church
Summer vacation is coming to an end but that did not stop approximately 30 children from having a BLAST during this year’s Vacation Bible School at...


I.M.A.G.E. Inc. Celebrates Open House and Ribbon Cutting
On Thursday, August 2nd, I.M.A.G.E. Inc. celebrated their open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on the new Youth Center & Mentor Program at 200...


Dragon Touchdown Club Hosts Annual BBQ
The Annual Dragon Touchdown Club BBQ was held at the Arkansas County Fairgrounds on Friday, August 3rd. Tim Bogy welcomed everyone and thanked them...


Gillett/DeWitt Community Scholarship Hosts 16th Annual Picnic...
The weather was a little overcast, but that did not stop the sense of camaraderie the members of the Gillett and DeWitt communities shared as they...


Community Corn Patch Gets Put to Good Use
The community corn patch, sponsored by Acres of Help, and located on the PCCUA DeWitt Campus, has had many “corn pickers” in the last few days. ...


Forty Five Girls Attend Second Annual Y.E.S. Program Conference
Forty-five teen girls from surrounding communities recently attended the second annual Youth Empowered to Succeed (Y.E.S.) Program Conference at...


Gillett High School Class of 1958 Celebrates
GHS CLASS OF 1958 REUNION was held Saturday, May 26 in the fellowship hall of the Gillett First Baptist Church. Pictured, seated from left, are...


Dumond Speaks at DHNH Auxiliary Meeting
Handicap accessible playground equipment is important in playgrounds worldwide. Ensuring that no child is left behind when it comes to outdoor...


August House Call
Q: Is it OK for young children to have sugar? A: We consume way too much sugar in America, and a recent study found that this trend starts in infancy. A study that looked...
American Legion Auxiliary Unit #158 Juniors Donate 75 Stuffed...
Seeing police lights, and other emergency vehicle lights, can be a scary situation for young children. Whether it be for an accident, house fire,...


DeWitt Elementary School Supply List 2018-2019
Students have one homeroom teacher in Kindergarten through Second grades. Remember: Your child will need a backpack (no rolling or wheels allowed) All pencils should be...