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Robert Woodard, a 46 year old caucasion man, approximately 6'1" 226 pounds has reportedly escaped custody around 8:20 Tuesday. Woodard was working in a cornfield near the Delta Regional Unit in...
State Sen. Eddie Cheatham (far right) presented Mrs. Bennie Vincent a Senate citation at the regular May Monticello School District School Board meeting as part of the board’s tribute to Vincent and...
Monticello and Drew County have lost a pioneer. One of the first African-Americans to serve both entities, Edward Eugene Wells, passed away Sunday. He was 88. Wells, who retired after nearly 38 years...
HOT SPRINGS—Two Extension Homemakers Clubs in Drew County have earned state recognition. The groups are among the 111 clubs and county councils being honored today during the awards luncheon at the...
Drew County/Monticello Chamber of Commerce Director Glenda Nichols (right) honored Susan Musick this morning as the winner of the Town and Country Garden Club and the Monticello-Drew County Chamber...
Charles Henry Dobbins III will appear in court at 1 p.m. Monday, June 19 for a hearing on motions filed by the defendant. Dobbins is charged with the murder of Hunter Laney on Oct. 29, 2016. Dobbins...
Not long ago, a meeting was held in Monticello between representatives of fi ve Arkansas counties and five Louisiana parishes with one come goal in mind—the economy of the region and how to improve...
The Allen Maxwell Nature Conservation Trail was offi cially open for nature lovers in January 2017. Signs were erected at both ends of the trail by former Mayor Zack Tucker. The trail begins at the...
The 61st Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival activities will offi cially begin this weekend and run through Saturday, June 10th. The festival began in 1956 as a one-day event and has grown into a...
Dr. Kate Stewart, a professor of English at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been selected as one of two 2017 Outstanding Alpha Chi Sponsors nationwide. The award was presented at the...
Members of Ensign Rodney Shelton Foss’ family, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1545 and American Legion Post 2 conclude the 2017 Drew County Memorial Day ceremony by dedicating a county park to Foss,...
For the third time, David Anderson will be sworn in as Mayor of Monticello after having won Tuesday’s runoff election 554-508. Democrat Anderson, who was already serving as Interim Mayor, defeated...
With the special mayoral election runoff less than a week away now, likely not too many voters realize that whichever candidate they choose will join a short list of people who have served the city...
Graduates of Monticello High School listen intently to a speaker at commencement ceremonies Tuesday night in Dan Coston Field House. The gymnasium, which was used because of inclement weather, was...
The Monticello Occupational Education Center Machine Tool program received a $10,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation. The Haas Cooperation is one of the largest CNC manufacturers in the world. It...
Drew Central’s School District’s School Board and all its school principals heard a lengthy presentation from representatives of the Mainline Health Systems in a school board meeting Thursday night....
At last night’s Monticello School District School Board meeting—the fi nal one of this school year—the board approved the new personel sheet for the 2017-2018 school year. Monticello High School...
The University of Arkansas at Monticello held two commencement ceremonies last Friday in the Steelman Field House, while the Drew Central High School Class of 2017 graduated Tuesday night in the Drew...
Monticello Police Chief Eddy Deaton said this afternoon his department is conducting interviews with Monticello High School students about a “senior prank” that “went too far.”  MHS officials...
Monticello Middle School Art and EAST students will be celebrating veterans Saturday. The students have worked all year interviewing veterans, editing footage, creating artwork for the 28 veterans to...

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