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DeWitt School Board Meeting

By Shelly Faulkner The DeWitt School Board called a special meeting May 27th to discuss millage for a new Middle School. The Board voted and passed a 3.5 millage. The…

Election Day Quickly Approaching Again

By Terrye Seamon Not everybody has a second chance to make a first impression, but Thomas “Eddie” Best and Ryan Eagle will during a runoff election June 10 for Arkansas…

Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce

2014 Clinton School of Public Service graduate, Ann Owen, is presented with a gift basket filled with goodies from local merchants by DeWitt Mayor Ralph Relyea and his wife Tiila.…

Arkansas County Quorum Court

Arkansas County Quorum Court was held Tuesday, May 13th at the DeWitt Courthouse. Arkansas County Treasurer, Charles Horton, gave treasure report. The county has $70,000.00 more than last year. The…

Best, Eagle Set to Have Runoff for Arkansas County Judge

Best, Eagle Set to Have Runoff for Arkansas County Judge

By Kevin Brown The votes have trickled in and… we have a runoff. Even with a low turn out, 28.3%, turns out, the winds of change are in the air.…

Mayor Jackie McPherson Announces Support for Give Arkansas a Raise Now

On Tuesday, May 6th at 10:00 a.m., Mayor Jackie McPherson, candidate for Arkansas’s First District Congressional District, announced his support at a news-conference for Give Arkansas a Raise Now –…

National Wildlife Refuge Renamed in Honor of Senator Dale Bumpers

National Wildlife Refuge Renamed in Honor of Senator Dale Bumpers

On Friday, April 18, the White River National Wildlife Refuge was renamed in honor of Senator Dale Bumpers. His son, Bill Bumpers, was in attendance on his father’s behalf. Others…

State Capitol Week in Review

By Senator Jonathan Dismang After approving a $5 billion budget for state government, the legislature officially adjourned the 2014 Fiscal Session. All but a few of the 300 bills approved…

State Capitol Week in Review

From Senator Jonathan Dismang The Arkansas Trauma System, which the legislature authorized through Act 393 of 2009, saves more than 200 lives and $237 million a year, according to the…

A Year With No Highway Work? It’s Possible.

By Robert S. Moore, Jr., Member Arkansas State Highway Commission One of the basic functions of government is to provide infrastructure for its citizens. Safe water, roadways, bridges, utilities –…