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Kingston Collins and Koby Stigers smiling for the camera 2017 Back to School Bash
DeWitt School District and DeWitt Community Health Initiative Project recently hosted the 2nd Annual Back to School Bash at the DeWitt Elementary...


Representative David Hillman (DISTRICT 13) of Almyra, Arkansas
Photo Credit: Arkansas House of Representatives Hillman Runs for Reelection to the Arkansas House of Representatives
Representative David Hillman, of Almyra, announced that he will seek re-election to the Arkansas House of Representatives for District 13, which...


Youth Deer Hunt Opportunity at Cooks Lake on Dale Bumpers White...
Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge, the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission, and the Arkansas Game & Fish Foundation are proud to announce a special hunt that...
Dragonettes Participate in Summer Team Camps
The DeWitt Senior High Dragonettes have spent their summer working on improving their team with practice and work outs two to three times per week...


Signed Protocol Permits Sale to China for the First Time in History
After many years of delays, the agreement permitting U.S. rice exports to China has been signed. USDA announced that the protocol was signed July...


Quota Hunt Applications
Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge is once again offering quota hunt permits for both modern gun and muzzleloader deer hunts on the refuge’s North and South...
July Chamber Meeting
The DeWitt Chamber of Commerce met for their regular monthly luncheon on Thursday, July 13th. The minutes and financial reports were approved. Under committee/community...
Junior Dragonettes Summer Basketball
The DeWitt Junior Dragonettes have spent their summer with workouts, practice, and team camps. These young ladies have travelled from Little Rock,...


Gillett/DeWitt Community Scholarship Hosts 15th Annual Picnic...
The weather was beautiful and the sense of camaraderie was infectious as the members of the Gillett and DeWitt communities joined together to...


Dragons Host Team Camp
The DeWitt Dragons played host to football team camp on July 18th. They hosted Rison, Barton, and Drew Central. Each team played one another for a...


2017 Radiologic Technology Graduates Recognized At Pinning Ceremony
Southeast Arkansas College (SEARK) recognized the 2017 graduates of the Radiologic Technology program in a pinning ceremony held on July...


Arkansas County Sheriff's Deputy Taylor Roush receives a Life Saving Award plaque from Police Chief Jim Tucker. Life Saving Awards Presented
DeWitt Police Chief, Jim Tucker, proudly recognized the teamwork between the city and county servicemen as he presented the Life Saving Award...


Forty Girls Attend Y.E.S. Summer Program
Forty girls from Stuttgart, DeWitt and surrounding communities attended the first ever Youth Empowered to Succeed (Y.E.S.) Summer Program...


DeWitt Police Report
On July 22nd, DeWitt Police Officer, Alex Tuck was on patrol in the area of 2nd and Main where he observed a green Jeep Cherokee turn left on Adams St. without using a turn...
DeWitt City Council
  On Monday, July 10th, Mayor Relyea announced a quorum was present and opened the meeting with the invocation. After the approval of minutes from the previous meeting and...