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The final but unofficial voters' count is complete and former Monticello Mayor Joe Rogers (I) edged out Assistant to the Mayor of Monticello Zack Tucker (D) by a count of 604 to 544 Tuesday during...
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) proposes to issue two draft general permits involving waste tire facilities in Arkansas, and will accept written public comments on the...
Employees at Drew Memorial Hospital, along with other Southeast Arkansas hospitals, participated in an emergency drill Thursday morning. During the drill, the hospitals were connected together...
By unanimous vote, the Monticello City Council approved an amended version of Ordinance 494, or the dog ordinance. The council also voted to enact the emergency clause, making the new ordinance...
One-hundred years ago, America was still three years away from entering The Great War; Ty Cobb was hitting .368 and Charlie Chaplin’s first movie, “Making a Living,” was released. At the time,...
Due to unprecedented ticket sales, both Friday and Saturday's "Seussical, Jr" shows are completely sold out. Seark Concert Association is not making a waiting list. However, the Board has put out a...
Both the county and city have announced the closing schedule for the Labor Day holiday on Monday. All offices for the city of Monticello will be closed. There will be no trash pick up on Monday for...
April is Autism Awareness Month. According to the Center for Disease Control, Autism Spectrum Disorder affects one in 88 children regardless of race, ethnicity and socioeconomic factors. While the...
The public is invited and encouraged to attend the Concerned Citizens of Monticello Candidates Forum on to be held at 6 p.m. Thursday June 5, at Holmes Chapel Presbyterian Church’s  Ethel Hawkins...
Drew Central School District announced their Hall of Fame and Distinguished Service Award recipients. Superintendent Billy Williams said the recipients were selected by a committee and will be...
“Educating Hourly Employees in Safety” will be the seminar topic sponsored by the Southeast Arkansas Human Resources and Safety Committee.  The purpose of the program is to promote hazard recognition...
It’s not often that students get to help decide what shows up on the trays at breakfast or lunch at school. Last week a group of high school and middle school students were given the opportunity to...
The Monticello School District has been selected as one of six school districts in the State of Arkansas to be awarded the Arkansas Association of Pupil Transportation School Bus Safety Award...
Just a week after Independence Day, Monticello hosted a Naval reunion honoring the survivors of Iwo Jima as well as other World War II veterans. Sailor Morris Parker hosted the event for four other...
A text message sent to the wrong person led the Monticello Police Department and the Tenth Judicial District Drug Task Force to the arrest of two McGehee men on possession with intent to distribute...
The Arkansas Legislative Council’s Division of Legislative Audit released Wednesday its annual verification of the State Inmate Cost Per Day report. The Division verified a state inmate cost per day...
Christopher Matthew Ratcliff of Monticello was among approximately 250 undergraduate and graduate students receiving degrees at winter commencement ceremonies at Henderson State University December...
In light of Drew Memorial Hospital CEO, Michael Layfield’s, retirement nearly two weeks ago, the Board of Directors immediately began an aggressive search for his interim replacement. During a...
After weeks of budget committee hearings, the Monticello City Council passed the 2016 operating budget for the city. Mayor Zack Tucker said he is proud of the operating budget presented to the...
Lori L. Burrows has been named as vice president and general counsel for Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. She replaces Bob Lyford, who...

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