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Wright Holds Campaign Fundraiser
Todd Wright, candidate for Arkansas County Sheriff, held a campaign fundraiser January 18 at The Bull Pen to raise funds for his...


Best of DeWitt’s Employee of the Year: April Herring
In this day and age, good help may seem hard to find, but Phillips Community College University of Arkansas DeWitt Campus did not have that...


Best of DeWitt’s Educator of the Year: Dr. Lynne Dardenne
“I enjoy my job. I truly enjoy being in a classroom and interacting with students and staff to create a better learning environment,” said...


Barge Recovery Operations Concluded on Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS – Barge recovery operations were completed, in which 1,976,000 gallons of denatured ethanol was successfully removed from barges near Helena, Ark,...
Baby, Tiny, Petite, Junior and Young Miss South Arkansas Youth...
Baby, Tiny, Petite, Junior and Young Miss South Arkansas youth pageants to be held on Saturday January 30, 2016 at the Grand Prairie Center Auditorium in Stuttgart. . ...
AufderHeide Receives 2015 Outstanding Operator Award
The Arkansas Agricultural Aviation Association held its 54th Annual Convention January 10-12 at the Little Rock Marriott & Statehouse Convention...


ARKANSAS SOYBEAN ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES SEMINAR
The Arkansas Soybean Association has set Tuesday, January 26, 2016 as the date of their Annual Business Session and Seminar. The informative seminar and business session...
Arkansas Rice Council, Rice Farmers to Hold Annual Meeting Feb. 5...
New Farm Policies and Women's Event Among Program Items Little Rock, Ark. - The Arkansas Rice Council and Arkansas Rice Farmers will hold their annual meeting and...
Charlotte Hackney, Administrator of DeWitt Nursing Home, presents Akins with flowers Akins Celebrates 100th Birthday
DeWitt Nursing Home resident Ruth Hayes Morphis Akins celebrated her 100th birthday Saturday, January 16th surrounded by her family, friends and...


Jr. Miss Gillett Makenzie Smith The 73rd Annual Gillett Coon Supper
The Gillett Farmers and Businessmen’s Club hosted the 73rd Annual Coon Supper Saturday, January 9, 2016 at the Gillett Elementary Gymnasium. The...


Seated l-r Donna Vittitow, Event Chair and Dean Watts, Auction Chair
Foundation Members standing l-r – Ann Fly, Pat Lumsden, Ron Hestir, Tom Jacobs, Belvia Rodgers and PCCUA Foundation Development Officer- Diana Graves PCCUA Foundation To Host 8th Annual Mardi Gras Ball
Foundation Members standing l-r – Ann Fly, Pat Lumsden, Ron Hestir, Tom Jacobs, Belvia Rodgers and PCCUA Foundation Development Officer- Diana...


PAPER PIECING QUILTING SERIES SNACK & LEARN
Arkansas County Cooperative Extension will be offering a class on how to paper piece quilts with Charlene Wingfield, Prairie Gems EHC Member. The class will be every...
Miss Grand Prairie and Miss Grand Prairie Outstanding Teen Pageants
The Miss Grand Prairie and Miss Grand Prairie Outstanding Teen pageants will be held January 30, 2016 at the Grand Prairie Center Auditorium in Stuttgart, Arkansas. The...
Caravan heading to St. Charles from DeWitt Farewell to a Fireman
The streets of St. Charles were filled with fire trucks, emergency medical technicians and first responders Sunday as many gathered to pay their...


Chloe- Belle Grantham killed her first deer, a doe, while hunting...