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Law enforcement officials and first responders were dispatched to a train wreck on U.S. Highway 425 shortly before noon Friday. Officials on the scene said the train's engineer was taken to the...
The Monticello Economic Development Commission is working to help disabled residents and seniors get help with needed home repairs. Nita McDaniel, MEDC director, said she and Property Inspector Brian...
With mere weeks to go before the city of Monticello transitions into a new era of leadership, four of the five mayoral candidates vying for the title of Interim Mayor met Thursday night at Holmes...
Due to a water main break that occurred Wednesday afternoon in the Spring Branch subdivision, the city of Monticello has issued a "precautionary boil water notice" for the area. The busted water main...
The Monticello School Board accepted bids on three building projects Monday during a special called lunch meeting. Bobby Harper, District superintendent, said the board approved $1.6 million in bids...
Update: According to Monticello Police Chief Eddy Deaton, the woman pictured here is also wanted for questioning in another car burglary and identity theft that occurred in Star City on Thursday. The...
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<span class="userContent">According to the National Weather Service out of Little Rock, severe thunderstorms are expected in the area today and tonight. Thus far, there have been no tornadoes...
Twice a year, the roadside tents pop up like clockwork. A few weeks before Independence Day they come up and go down as soon as the holiday passes. The story is the same with Christmas/New Year...
As we cross over into a new year, local residents aren’t the only people making New Year’s goals. City and county officials are also busy prioritizing projects for the upcoming year. Monticello...
The state Supreme Court Committee on Professional Conduct suspended the law license of former District Judge and Monticello attorney, Kenneth Alan Harper, last week after finding that he “abandoned”...
The Drew Central School Board opened bids from four custodial services during Thursday night's regular board meeting. Mike Johnston, superintendent, said all four services came into the district on...
A Drew County man was killed at approximately 5:45 a.m. Thursday morning when the vehicle he was driving collided with an 18-wheeler heading north on U.S. Highway 425 near the Lincoln-Drew County...
Dr. Jack Lassiter, Chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Monticello, congratulates a graduating senior during Friday afternoon's commencement ceremonies inside the Steelman Fieldhouse. For a...
Since many of the water pipes are located in the middle of the street, the water came up through the paving on  Church Street Tuesday adjacent to City Hall when a pipe cracked. Employees with the...
Thursday and Friday provided a unique opportunity for the University of Arkansas at Monticello to showcase it’s campus and provide insight into the many successful programs that it offers. This...

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