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A former Monticello resident was sentenced this week to 40 years in prison after a jury convicted him of stealing lock boxes containing $33,000 worth of Wal Mart stock and jewelry valued at more than...
One case of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, has been confirmed at  Monticello Intermediate School, according to Bobby Harper, superintendent of the Monticello School District. Whooping...
DTF seizes marijuana, makes arrest
The “Help is Here Express” bus tour will be in Warren on Thursday, April 16, stopping at the Bradley County Health Unit to help uninsured and financially-struggling Arkansans access information on...
Drew County voters will decide in July if they want to continue the county's existing 1-cent sales tax for road improvements. The Quorum Court Monday night unanimously adopted a pair of ordinances...
Free    Blood pressure, body mass index (BMI), colo-rectal cancer screen $10.00    Blood glucose & a lipid profile $20.00    PSA (screening for prostate cancer) $25.00    Bone density test...
A "Meet the Junior Billies" pep rally was held at City Park Tuesday night. Members of the team and cheerleaders were introduced, and the crowd enjoyed refreshments provided by Union Bank. <p>...
To celebrate UAM's Century of Opportunity in Bradley County, several graduates will host a UAM All Class Bradley County Reunion during the 53rd Pink Tomato Festival. The event is scheduled for 4 to 6...
A small but enthusiastic crowd gathered Saturday morning at the VFW-American Legion buildings for a flag/flagpole dedication. The new flag and flagpole were presented to the organizations by Woodmen...
Another view of the damage at the Hunter home.
Bill Moore, Glenn Kellebrew, Tommy King and James Lee, from left, take part in the dedication.
Doug Blackmon is Pulitzer Prize winner
<strong>MHS Drum Major</strong> Julie McDaniel <strong>MHS Majorettes</strong> Ann Carol Farmer Bethannee Horn Hope Paschal Beth Thomasson alternates:  Lauren Selby,...
The elected officials from Ward 1 on the Monticello City council and District 1 on the Drew County Quorum Court have announced a second "Town Hall Meeting" to be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, at...
Dust off your walking shoes, gather up a few friends, co-workers or family members, and Walk Across Arkansas. Walk Across Arkansas is an eight-week walking program for teams of eight people. The...
Gospel Night at the Drew County Fair will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, September 21. "We ask all the churches that supported us last year to please sign up again," said Mary Simpson, director of the...
Hospital's hero of the month Shannon Jackson
Opposition to the local one-cent sales tax is expressed on this tea bag.
The Monticello High School concert choir (shown above) and ensembles, along with the Monticello Middle School choirs and ensembles, will present their spring choir concert and awards presentation...

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