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First Baptist Church Trip to Oklahoma
Youth minister Jason Wilkins and wife, Emmali, took nine high school and middle school students on a three-day team building trip to Talihina,...


First Baptist Preschool Egg Hunt


Master Gardeners to Conduct Spring Plant Sale & Luncheon
The Arkansas County Master Gardeners will sponsor a Spring Plant Sale & Luncheon on Saturday, April 16. This event will feature a luncheon with a presentation on...
Spirit of '76 4-H Club meeting
Ken Nelson demonstrates how he collects honey from the boxes. He says that, “It is a family effort to handle the bees, which produce about 60...


St. Patrick's Day at Crestpark
Crestpark held a St. Patrick’s Day Party last Thursday. The clients had finger foods and green punch. They were also provided with quirky glasses...


THIS & THAT AROUND MAGGIE'S HOMETOWN
GREETINGS: Well, guess what friends, it's Monday again. In some ways that's good because we are still here, but folks, just where did the past weeks go? I guess when...
Trike A Thon for St. Jude
First Baptist Preschool of DeWitt raised $3,500 for St. Jude. They have been raising money for over 30 years. The preschoolers collected money from...


City Welcomes New Alderman and Animal Enforcement Officer
The DeWitt City Council welcomed two new faces to the city’s team of public servants at their meeting March 14. Dallas Traylor is the new alderman for Ward 3 and Karen...
Representative Bill Hillman presenting April Herring with a citation for employee of the year. DeWitt School Board
The DeWitt School Board held their monthly meeting on March 7th at 7:00 p.m. Special guest Representative David Hillman was present. They began by...


Ward Selected as PCCUA DeWitt Campus Student of the Month
Trenka Ward has been selected as March Student of the Month on the DeWitt Campus of PCCUA. Trenka is working toward an AA degree but hopes to get...


DeWitt Elementary School Torrential Rainfall and Storms hit the South
Arkansas County was declared a disaster area after heavy rain began flooding roads in DeWitt and surrounding areas last Wednesday. According to the...


THIS AND THAT AROUND MAGGIE'S HOMETOWN
GREETINGS: My goodness Folks, I hope that nobody has melted in all this rain that we have had lately. But, I guess it is about par for March and April to be rainy and...
The Daily Checklist
For years, leadership gurus, personal coaches, and the like have been touting the benefits of prioritizing our activities and making checklists to help keep us focused on...
Strong Women Meets at PCCUA
Strong Women meets at Phillips Community College University of Arkansas DeWitt Campus on Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 a.m. Under the Extension Get...


St. Charles Police Reports
On 3/4/16 St. Charles Police Chief, Jamie Forbes stopped a car for Speeding. When Chief Forbes reached the vehicle, he could smell the odor of what he believed to be...