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Blind Crossing
The fact that the Messiah will open the eyes of the blind is a recurring theme of the book of Isaiah and the Gospels.  The Bible clearly describes the person who is lost in...
Baker Signs with ASU Spirit Squad
Abbey Baker, daughter of Marvin and Patricia Baker, has signed with the Spirit Squad of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. The Spirit Squad...


Baker and Watkins Recognized at Bellview MBC
On Sunday May 20th, two DeWitt High School graduates, Abbey Baker and Carly Watkins were presented with Bibles by Bro. Jeff Temple, Pastor at...


The Little Red Rooster Ran For His Life
A man in a certain town raised chickens, and sold eggs and chickens to the meat market. On one of his lots there was a little red rooster who was the cock of the walk, so...
Arkansas County 4-H Celebrates Record Books!
Arkansas County 4-H members who turned in 4-H Record Books met at the Extension Office on May 7 for an Ice Cream Party to celebrate their...


Letter to the Editor: Memorial Day and National Poppy Day
As an American Legion Auxiliary Unit #158 member, I hold a special place in my heart for the parents, siblings, spouses and friends of those who served. I can’t help but...
Gillett EHC Discusses Community Service Projects
The Gillett Extension Homemakers Club held its May meeting on Tuesday, May 8, in the Fellowship Hall of Gillett United Methodist Church with four members present and Regina...
Bohnert Retires After 20+ Years of Service to DHNH
After working for 20+ years at the DeWitt Hospital and Nursing Home, Debbie Bohnert has finally retired. A surprise retirement reception was held...


American Legion Auxiliary Unit #158 Juniors Paint the Memorial...
American Legion Auxiliary Unit #158 Junior members spent their Saturday afternoon on May 12, 2018 giving the fence surrounding the Memorial...


The four scholarships awarded to Stuttgart High School Seniors go to: Riley Williams, Kielee Sherman, Blake Sanders, and Maggie Armstrong. ABCD Memorial Scholarship Committee Awards Eight Scholarships
Among the many things Arkansas County is known for, kindness, generosity, and loving-spirit are definitely at the top of that list. For the past...


2018 FFA Crawfish Banquet
The FFA, Future Farmers of America, held their annual crawfish banquet on Tuesday, May 1st at 6 p.m. at the Arkansas County Fairgrounds. This year...


DeWitt Police Report
May 4, 2018 – Sgt. Matt Tucker and Patrolman James Irons were patrolling Main Street when they noticed a red Dodge Neon sitting at Main Street and 13th Street driven by...
Meghan Ables Stuttgart Native to Address 2018 PCCUA graduates
Stuttgart native Meghan Ables is set to deliver this year's commencement address to the graduates of Phillips Community College of the University...


Three Sisters Win Competitive Dance Awards
The Everett sisters, daughters of Brandon and Misty, went to Oklahoma City to compete in the 2018 regional Mark of Excellence dance competition...


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...