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Sparks Kills First Turkey
Twelve-year-old Austin Sparks bagged his first turkey on the Dale Bumpers North Unit Youth Hunt this past Saturday morning with his papa.

Baked Potato Bash
The Baked Potato Bash was held Monday, April 4 at Phillips Community College. It is a fundraiser for the Arkansas County Single Parent Scholarship program. Scholarships are...
Barnes Hargrove with his medal and bat after his game. Barnes Hargrove Plays in Miracle League
Of all the stories I have covered, Barnes Hargrove’s debut in The Miracle League, is with out a doubt the most touching. It was the most...

Cardin, Norrell to wed
Dustin and Amy Laminack Noland of Maumelle, AR and Jeff and Sandra Cardin of Dewitt, AR are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of Danni...

Community Briefs April 6th 2016
Happy Days are here again. Spring for many have Sprung out and it is about time for vacations, mission work, walking, running, and exercise classes. So much spring and...
Photo provided by Hollye Jackson Corley's Artwork Chosen For Art Competition
A work of art by senior art student Tyler Corley has been selected to represent DeWitt High School in the 2016 Artistic Discovery Art Competition....

DHS Track Competes in Lonoke
The DHS Track Team travelled to Lonoke and competed in their second meet of the season on March 31st. Not all members of the track team have been able to compete yet, due...
Caitlin Jones
Photo by: Michelle Simpson DJH Lonoke Track Meet
The DJH track team competed on March 29th in Lonoke for their second meet. This year’s team has been very competitive and placing in almost every...

Taylor Koen playing catcher for the Dragons Dragon Defeat Dumas 18-12
The Dragon Baseball Team hosted Dumas on March 29th and defeated them with an 18-12 win, with Jamari Gamble getting an over the fence homerun. The...

Dragonettes Defeat Dumas 10-2
The Dragonettes took on Dumas at home with a 10-2 win. That win was helped by an over the fence home run by Libby Cox, followed by an over the fence by Kayla West which...
Pre Game Prayer circle. Photo by Angie Patterson Dragonettes Place 2nd In Lady Rabbit Invitational
The Dragonettes traveled to Lonoke on Saturday, April 2nd to compete in the Lady Rabbit Invitational. The girls started the day with a 15-0 win...

April Herring and Gracie Jemerson having a blast sack racing. Fun on Fools' Day at PCC
Phillips Community College of DeWitt held Fun on Fools Day last Friday. They had lots of fun activities for the students to engage in. They had...

Gillett Elementary Awards for 3rd Nine Weeks
Kindergarten- All E’s & S+: Emerson Atkins, Mallory Dobson, Averi Fritsch, Kearston Glidewell, Ava-Grace Grantham, Kara Holzhauer, Gary Lyle, Hayden Mecalo. All E’s and...
Hummingbird Banding
The Potlatch Conservation Education Center at Cook’s Lake will be holding a hummingbird banding from11am-2pm on May 28, June 18, July 2, 16 and 23, August 13 and 20, and...
In The Kitchen
Homemade Yeast Rolls Submitted By: Kaley Webb Ingredients 1 pkg active dry yeast (equals 2 1/4 tsp) 1/4 c warm water 1/3 c white, granulated sugar 1/4 c butter,...