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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 –…

City Adopts Commercial Garbage Collection

By Terrye Seamon The old saying goes that one man’s junk is another man’s treasure, but the DeWitt City Council decided at their meeting March 10 that DeWitt’s junk will…

Pryor, Boozman Efforts Help Protect Arkansas Catfish Industry

U.S. Senators Mark Pryor (D-AR) and John Boozman (R-AR) work to protect the catfish industry from the dumping of foreign catfish on U.S. markets. Today the U.S. Department of Commerce…

Fair Tax Plan Proposal

The truth once held so dear has become questionable, not politically correct, and is no longer accepted as TRUTH. The US Constitution when adopted in 1789 restricted income taxes so…