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Operation Round-Up funds 12 nonprofit donations

Operation Round-Up funds 12 nonprofit donations

Jacksonville, Ark., Dec. 29, 2014 – Twelve local nonprofit organizations received donations in December thanks to members who participate in First Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round-Up program. The Operation Round-Up Board…

Best of DeWitt: Volunteer of the Year

Best of DeWitt: Volunteer of the Year

By Terrye Seamon People have different reasons for doing what they do. Love, money, and greed are just a few of those motivating factors that can drive a person’s actions.…

2014 Year in Review

By Terrye Seamon July 3 • City employees receive a $400 mid-year bonus. • DeWitt High School and DeWitt Middle School students participate in the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness…

Sloan and Rhonda Hampton family, Southeast District Farm Family of the Year

The Sloan and Rhonda Hampton family of Stuttgart (South Arkansas County) is the Southeast District Farm Family of the Year. They farm 1,600 acres of rice and soybeans, have 3,000…

First Electric Returns $4.4 million to Members

First Electric Returns $4.4 million to Members

The First Electric Cooperative Board of Directors approved a refund of $4.4 million to members this year. Any revenue that is not needed to maintain the cost of providing service…

Arkansas County Farm Bureau Receives Recognition

Arkansas County Farm Bureau Receives Recognition

Heath Long, president of Arkansas County Farm Bureau, was honored for the county’s work over the past year at the 80thArkansas Farm Bureau annual convention Dec. 4 in Hot Springs.…

2015 Leadership Development Program Class Announced

2015 Leadership Development Program Class Announced

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Members of the 2015 Rice Leadership Development Program class were announced yesterday during the annual Rice Awards Luncheon at the 2014 USA Rice Outlook Conference. The…

2014 Year in Review

By Terrye Seamon January 2 • DeWitt’s proposed 2014 budget is still on hold due to raises mandated by state legislature for Southern Arkansas County District Court judge and clerk.…

4-H Choir Visits Crestpark Nursing Home

4-H Choir Visits Crestpark Nursing Home

The Arkansas County 4-H Choir met on December 15 to enjoy a Christmas Party, making Christmas cards and visiting residents at Crestpark Nursing Home. The choir handed out Christmas cards…

“A Charlie Brown Christmas”

“A Charlie Brown Christmas”

By Dawn Teer The children at Gillett United Methodist Church performed a “Charlie Brown Christmas” Sunday, December 21st.…