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Registration is now open at VLTurkeyTrot.com for individuals, families and teams to run or walk in the 3rd annual Turkey Trot 5K and one mile kids’ fun run beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8. The...
Monticello School District today announced the release of a new, Monticello School District wide mobile communications application from School Connect, a leading developer of mobile applications for...
<em><strong>Editor’s Note:</strong> Jessica Whitaker is a senior at Cornerstone Christian Academy in Tillar and will be writing a column on farming each week throughout the summer....
There isn't much that can surprise Barry Hall after more than three decades as a public school teacher and administrator in Southeast Arkansas. But Hall admits to being totally shocked when...
The Monticello Economic Development Commission celebrated a milestone Tuesday with the groundbreaking of the Public Rail Access Project in the MEDC Industrial Park. The project will equip the...
Miss LaReina Grundy will be speaking at the Monticello Branch Library about Bullying Prevention on Friday, January 3, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. She is competing for the title of Miss Black Arkansas USA 2014...
Monticello School District Superintendent Bobby Harper reported to the board that the school year got off to a good start this week. “I think it’s going awesome,” Harper told the board. “We had a few...
The Drew County Quorum Court’s main piece of business Monday night during the regularly scheduled monthly meeting was to approve an ordinance to ACT 799 of 2003. ACT 799 enables the Arkansas Game and...
A spokesman for Gov. Mike Beebe said Monday the governor is open to the idea of calling a special session to address the troubled public school employees’ health insurance system, provided a...
Labor force data, produced by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and released recently by the Department of Workforce Services, shows Arkansas' seasonally adjusted unemployment...
Governor Mike Beebe on Monday announced the following appointments to boards and commissions: Dr. Jamie Brandon, Magnolia, reappointed to the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission. ...
With the general elections just weeks away, County Clerk Lyna Gulledge and the election commissioners are gearing up for early voting. Gulledge said early voting begins Monday, Oct. 20. and will...
What to do with the Monticello Boys and Girls Club of Drew County dominated the discussions Thursday night at the regularly scheduled Monticello School Board meeting. According to Superintendent...
Junior Auxiliary of Monticello’s Annual Krawfish for Kids fundraiser raised $6,000 go towards the organization’s efforts to help the children of Drew County. Stephanie Norris, event chair, said she...
Drew Memorial Hospital’s Home Health has a new face around it’s office. It face belongs to, Leslie Roberts, the new director who recently replaced Misty Rogers. Rogers moved to another position...
In the wake of the school shooting epidemic in our country, all schools are taking extra precautions to keep their students safe. Monticello and Drew Central School Districts both have plans in place...
A Star City man was arrested at Lake Monticello Sunday, June 9, after a group of concerned citizens contacted the Drew County Sheriff’s Department in reference to “an older, white male in a green...
Two Ashley County men are in police custody after allegedly firing a gun outside a Monticello residence Monday night. According to police officials, Paris Williams Jr., 23, and Imani Sias, 20, both...
The Extension Homemakers Club Cooking Club will meet on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 6 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center. Patricia Kulbeth will continue the bread making...
According to Lt. Jason Akers of the Tenth Judicial Drug Task Force, the DTF along with other local law enforcement agencies will host a seized property auction at 9 a.m.  Saturday, October 26 at the...

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