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<strong>Man hospitalized after being shot in the leg; juvenile arrested, detained</strong> At approximately 9:35 p.m. on Wednesday, the Drew County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to...
African-American alumni and former students who have attended the University of Arkansas at Monticello will be gathering in Monticello to celebrate Homecoming 2013 on Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 24...
While hundreds of same-sex couples in Arkansas wait to see whether the state Supreme Court will allow them to marry or have their marriages recognized, some are waiting to see if they can get their...
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel on Monday approved the wording of a proposed ballot item that would amend the Arkansas Constitution to lengthen the terms of office of elected county officials and...
Members and guests of the Southeast Arkansas TEA Party were privileged to meet with Patricia Mays and Sonya Ryburn on August 11, in Monticello. Patricia is the candidate for the District 10 seat in...
A deer hunter shot and killed a 148-pound male mountain lion Saturday morning east of Hermitage in Bradley County. It’s the first time a mountain lion has been killed in Arkansas since 1975 in Logan...
Shotgun blasts rang out Thursday afternoon at the Turtle Creek Apartment Complex in Monticello where two brothers discharged a weapon injuring three people. According to authorities, brothers...
The Monticello School Board held a special meeting last Thursday night to discuss personnel matters. Three board members were present at the meeting, which established a quorum. Lee Busby, Curt...
Arkansas Forest Festival will be held in McCloy Park in Monticello. Thursday, March 31 Miller’s Carnival Armband Night – McCloy Park Friday, April 1 4:00PM – Vender Setup 5:30PM – Opening Ceremonies...
A Dumas man finds himself facing more charges after allegedly threatening a narcotics officer. Drug Task Force Supervisory Agent Jason Akers said Ramad Smith, 38, of Dumas, threatened a Drug Task...
The Monticello School Board hired a new principal for the elementary school Tuesday night during its regular scheduled board meeting. Cindy Hilburn, who is currently employed by the district as an...
BRENDA SEDBERRY is a part of the nationwide grass roots movement “Overpasses for Obama’s Impeachment.” The movement has followers flocking to their nearest overpasses to send a message that President...
The Winchester sewer project is moving along slowly. While the project is still in the Waste Water Advisory Committee (WWAC), Drew County Judge Robert Akin is confident the project will get the seal...
<strong>The st udents of Grace Christian Academy</strong> recently presented their annual Christmas program to a full house. After a prayer and special announcement by headmaster Craig...
The fall session of Shepherds Center classes will begin September 23 at Monticello’s First United Methodist Church. Additional dates are September 30, October 7, 21, 28, and November 4.    The...
After approval from the City of Monticello agreed to lease Ross Field for a term of 50 year, the Miracle League of Southeast Arkansas, a non-profit organization aimed at making it possible for...
Gov. Asa Hutchinson approved the plan this week submitted by the Arkansas National Guard to close the Monticello armory. The unit will be relocated to Warren, which is only about 15 miles away from...
After two years of working, the public rail access project is getting ready to wrap up. The project, which will bring rail access into the Monticello Economic Development Commission’s Industrial Park...
The first week in October has been designated as Fire Safety and Prevention week for nearly 100 years. The week of activities is sponsored nationwide by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA...
The Arkansas Forestry Commission (AFC) Rural Fire Protection Program has opened applications to statewide fire departments for Wildfire Suppression Kits, to include equipment such as backpack pumps,...

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