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Johnson Receives Transfer Scholarship
The University of Arkansas at Monticello has awarded a Community College Transfer Scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year to Caecaei Autumn...


Hawkins Retires from United States Postal Service
After working 20 years at the DeWitt Post Office, Terry Hawkins has retired. Hawkins has delivered mail to the residents of DeWitt and made many...


DMS Holds STUCO Day
On Friday, May 4, 2018, the students at DeWitt Middle School enjoyed a day of games and activities as the Student Council hosted its STUCO Day...


DMS Attends FBLA Conference
On Tuesday, April 24, the Dewitt Middle School's Computer and Coding instructor Emily Fisher selected some of the best and brightest scholars in...


Nick Hill, new DeWitt School District Superintendent DeWitt School District Announces New Superintendent
DeWitt School District has announced the new Superintendent as Nick Hill from the Des Arc School District. Hill will replace current Superintendent...


Annual Casscoe BBQ Fundraiser
The Annual Casscoe BBQ Fundraiser was held on Saturday, May 6, 2018 at the Casscoe Community Center. More than two hundred people attended the...


Ana Barajas with Judge and Pastor Eddie Best Barajas Honored By First Baptist Church in Gillett
Dewitt High School Senior, Ana Barajas, was honored by First Baptist Church in Gillett on Sunday, April 15.  She is the daughter of Marco and...


Arkansas Post National Memorial Hosts Bio Fair
Arkansas Post National Memorial held its annual Bio Diversity Fair on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Throughout the event, visitors to the park were...


Anderson Wins Arkansas FBLA State Secretary Election
For the past year, DeWitt High School Junior, Molly Anderson, has been the Arkansas FBLA District III Vice President. While attending this year’s...


Whitney Neal Promotions Announced for Farmers and Merchants Bank
Farmers and Merchants Bank President and CEO Gary Hudson recently announced several promotions, including two residents of DeWitt, AR. “As our...


$600K Grant to Expand Mental Health Services in Arkansas County
The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded a $600,000 grant to the Arkansas Rural Health Partnership (ARHP) for the creation of the ARHP-Outreach Program...
Delia Kay Barrett Receives Stanley E. Reed Internship Award
The Bumpers College Stanley E. Reed Internship Award is presented to Delia Kay Barrett, a junior from DeWitt majoring in agricultural business. She is involved with Sigma...
April Quorum Court
The Arkansas County Quorum Court met at 9:30 a.m. on April 10th, 2018 in the Southern District Courthouse in DeWitt, Arkansas. Arkansas County Judge, Thomas E. Best, called...
Signing with PCCUA - DeWitt Campus, (front) Joliena Burns, Deven Malone, Jomia Harris, Kalie Jo Hill, Nancy Ballon, Adrianna Davis, Taylor Dillion, Kaitlyn Stroh, Tate Grissom, Spencer McCarty, Jacob Boyd, Lane Eldridge, Max Boyd. (second row) David Tate, Tiauna Johnson, Alissia Dabner, Mackenzie Bock, Hailey Oswalt, Glendarius Daniels, Cole Hardwick, Zach Reed, Matthew Pike, Nathan Downing, Taylor Mannis, Alyssa Pfaffenberger. (third row) Xavier Ransom, Ana Barajas, Kylee Childers, Carmen Allen, Chyanne Camp, Whitney Jenkins, Kyran Amos, Austin Sullivan, Alston Briggs, Hunter Rounsaville, Jorge Chavez. (fourth row) Tyreke Washington, Allex Rhodes, Chasity Riddle, Joshua Martin. Not available for photo: De’Sree Kelley, Mikayla Pruner, Kayla Smith.   3rd Annual College Signing Day Hosted by DeWitt High School Student...
On Tuesday, April 24th, eighteen tables representing various fields of higher education were assembled on the floor of the high school gymnasium....


2nd Annual Bowling to Breathe Tournament Held in Honor of Lizzy West
In 1983, the musical group, The Police, released a song called “Every Breath You Take.” The opening lyrics to the song are “Every breath you take,...