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Changes are coming to the on-campus housing policy at the University of Arkansas at Monticello that will affect first-time freshmen. Beginning with the 2014 fall semester, first-time full-time...
Each year, the Arkansas Tree Farm Committee inspects a required number of properties to evaluate their management plans according to the Tree Farm Standards of Certification. In 2013, volunteer...
Monticello native Rob Shrock, better known in the Monticello community as Rob Shirakbari, was the star artist at Friday’s special homecoming performance at the UAM Fine Arts Center sponsored by the...
Dale Hughes, 78, a former Drew County Judge, passed away on Tuesday. He attended school in Monticello and graduated from Monticello High School in 1952. He attended Monticello A & M for two...
As of April 1, the county will be paying more to dispose of its solid waste due to an increase in fees at the landfill. Drew County Judge Robert Akin said that while the county will be paying more, $...
What do the church and Walmart have in common, and what can they learn form each other? A new book called Super Center Savior, written by former Monticello resident and pastor Jeff Noble, asks and...
While there is no doubt that local residents didn’t eliminate hunger all together on Saturday with their food donations, they certainly put a dent in it. According to Larry Boardman, Monticello...
The Lacey-Ladelle Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual meeting for 2013 at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Lacey United Methodist Church. A review of 2012 reports will be presented and...
A group of Drew Central parents addressed the board Thursday night during the Drew Central School Board’s regular monthly meeting about the district supporting a track and field program with enough...
The Drew Central Pirates State Tournament run came to an end on Wednesday after a disastrous overtime period helped the West Fork Tigers to the 76-66 victory. The Pirates took the lead early, but...
Regional Champs. The Drew Central Lady Pirates beat McGehee on Saturday to win the 3A Regional 4 Championship in Prescott. by winning the tournament, they are a number one seed in this weeks 3A State...
Tuesday’s meeting with the Arkansas Veteran’s Commission proved to be disappointing for Monticello and Drew County as the top three picks for a new 120 bed veteran’s retirement facility went to sites...
The city of Monticello has announced that all city offices will be closed on Friday in observance of the July 4 holiday. In addition, the Transfer Station will be closed on Friday and Saturday....
<span class="userContent">The Drew Central Pirates (9-7) and the Lady Pirates (8-6) will open district play when the Smackover Buckaroos make the bus ride to Drew County. There are three games...
Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe descended on Monticello Thursday morning and before making his exit less than an hour later he left the University of Arkansas at Monticello campus and the SEARK area in...
Drew County Treasurer Charlie Searcy told the Quorum Court during Monday night’s regularly scheduled meeting that the county may not have to tap into reserve funds as anticipated during last year’s...
Turmoil continued at Monticello City Hall Tuesday night as Mayor Joe Rogers was called upon once again to cast a deciding vote in their regularly scheduled monthly meeting. Rogers final vote came...
In an attempt to inform the public of Monticello’s Christmas trash schedule, the city released the following information earlier this week. Monday and Tuesday trash routes will be ran on Monday....
A city ordinance regarding the sale of alcohol was the main item of business discussed at Thursday night's regularly scheduled Monticello City Council meeting. The original ordinance, drafted and...
Prosecuting Attorney Thomas Deen announced Tuesday that formal charges have been filed against a Warren man for causing the six vehicle accident in Wilmar that claimed the life of one woman while...

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