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Hillman graduates from University of Hawaii with PhD

Hillman graduates from University of Hawaii with PhD

Shannon Kelly Hillman, daughter of 1971 DHS grad Don Brown and his wife Kaye from Sydney Australia, graduated from the University of Hawai’i on Saturday, May 16th with a Doctor…

DeWitt Hospital Receives Five-Star Rating

DeWitt Hospital Receives Five-Star Rating

By Terrye Seamon “People that leave our hospital feel like they were treated very well, and that, for me, is what it is all about,” DeWitt Hospital CEO and Chamber…

Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge Free Youth Fishing Derby

In celebration of National Boating and Fishing Week, Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge will host a youth fishing derby at the Farm Unit, near Ethel. This family friendly…

Around The County

There will be a reception honoring Peggy Denman at DeWitt Elementary School Cafeteria Thursday, June 4th from 3:30-4:30. Mrs. Denman is retiring as a teacher with the DeWitt School District.…

Tree Give-a-way at DeWitt Elementary

Tree Give-a-way at DeWitt Elementary

The Arkansas Forestry Commission represented by Forest Ranger 2, David Sears gave a talk today at DeWitt Elementary today. David talked to the kids about Earth Day and why we…

Rodgers Graduates Basic Military Training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Krystal W. Rodgers graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included…

Professional Athletics Perform at Gillett Heritage Days

Professional Athletics Perform at Gillett Heritage Days

Professional Athletics performed throughout the day at Gillett Heritage Days Saturday, May 23rd. Coaches Ryan Salami, Raymond McLeod, Angel Relyea and Carlee Cox have been coaching these groups of girls…

Operation Round-Up aids 13 nonprofits

Operation Round-Up aids 13 nonprofits

Jacksonville, Ark., May 20, 2015 – Thirteen local nonprofit organizations received donations thanks to First Electric Cooperative members who participate in the Operation Round-Up program. The Operation Round-Up Board of…

Hackneys Named 2015 Arkansas County Farm Family of the Year

Hackneys Named 2015 Arkansas County Farm Family of the Year

By Terrye Seamon The Greg Hackney Family of Gillett has been chosen the 2015 Arkansas County Farm Family of the Year. “We are very excited about it. It’s been a…

GPAC May 2015 Meeting Event

GPAC May 2015 Meeting Event

The May meeting of the Grand Prairie Arts and Crafts was the successful First Annual Arts and Crafts Sale, held Saturday, May 2nd from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Four…