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J.P. Aiken struck out nine over four shutout innings and hit a homerun to lead Monticello past Denham Springs, La., 8-2 Friday afternoon at the 12-year old Cal Ripken southwest regional tournament....
The city of Monticello will be providing curbside pickup of limbs that fell during last week's high winds and tornado, according to Mayor Joe Rogers. Residents are asked to reduce the length of the...
The Drew County Cooperative Extension Service and the South Central Center on Aging will present "Healthy Cooking" classes on April 30, May 14 and May 28. The sessions are free and open to all...
Boats are long-term projects
The Arkansas Court of Appeals on Wednesday reversed the harassment conviction of former Monticello Fire Chief Curtis Donaldson and remanded the case for a new trial. Donaldson was convicted in April...
Volunteers working to restore the Old Troy Church include, from left: Alvin Bates, David "Tiger" Meier, Jody Edwards, Jimmy Bates, John Ricks, Jack Ferguson, Wilborn Austin and Loy Hicks.
Graduating choir members perform
Johnny Johnson listens as his scholarships and awards are read.
Monticello Intermediate School will host a "Fun Fair" carnival and live basket auction Saturday, May 16, on the school playground. The carnival, featuring games, a petting zoo and refreshments will...
A Monticello woman and her 9-year-old daughter escaped serious injury Thursday when the woman blacked out and lost control of her vehicle, according to Drew County Sheriff Mark Gober. Susanne...
A portion of the tree entered the master bedroom very close to the Hoppers' bed on the right side of the photo. They woke only seconds before the tree fell through the roof
Director Gary Meggs leads the band
The Nate's Place team came in second in the World's Greatest Chicken Cookoff. Carla Smith of Commercial Bank, right, presents the $250 prize check to Nathan Chapman, center. Also shown are Tim...
Mason Hooker of Monticello was recently presented with a $500 scholarship by the Seven Devils Limbhangers chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation in Drew County. This scholarship is set up to...
A carnival worker who allegedly set fire to a room at the Super 8 Motel last fall was extradited Friday to Drew County where he is facing reckless burning and first-degree criminal mischief charges...
The Monticello High School Drama II class will present the comedy "Mixed Nuts" Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25, at the Monticello Middle School Auditorium.  The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and...
Those attending several local churches on Mother's Day will likely see a lot of empty baby bottles. Churches hope members will take the empty bottles home, fill them with cash and loose change, and...
From left: Dawn, Eric, Thomas, Gloria, Norris and Joel Stevens
Blackmon addresses a UAM class during a visit last year.
A large tree fell on Terry and Dr. Alisa Hopper's South Main Street home during the May 6 tornado, leaving a large gaping hole in the roof and causing extensive damage inside the home. <p>The...

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