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UAM nurses at State Capitol
The 2009-2010 Monticello Junior Billie Cheerleaders have been announced. They are, front row, from left: captain Kelsie Adcock and co-captain Kinsley Akin; second row, My’Chelle Thompson, Emily...
The sounds of hammering and sawing have been reverberating through the quiet Drew County forests far down the Collins Line Road recently. The activity that has caused such a stir of interest is the...
A protester's sign declares "You can't spend your way out of debt." Visible in the background is a newly-opened used clothing store on the square named "Thrifty Chicks."
Dr. William Shea, professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Monticello and a noted author and expert on the Civil War, will deliver the keynote address at the Phi Alpha Theta regional...
More than 300 employees of Clearwater Paper’s Cypress Bend mill avoided the picket line this week after reaching a contract agreement with corporate officials. According to Alan Melder, Clearwater...
Rebecca Circle, a street in the Northgate subdivision, was accepted into the city street system last week, but the Monticello City Council tabled a request from residents of University Heights and...
Two persons in the audience displayed anti-tax signs as Lincoln spoke.
State Rep. Robert Moore, D-Arkansas City
The University of Arkansas at Monticello, in conjunction with the Hot Springs Documentary Film Institute, will host the eighth annual Documentary Film Festival Wednesday and Thursday, March 11-12, in...
Thirty high school juniors from Star City recently spent two days at the University of Arkansas at Monticello as part of a program to encourage the recruitment and retention of underrepresented...
The Monticello School Board last week adopted amendments to the band and athletic handbooks clarifying several policies. Changes in the band handbook clarified policies related to majorette and flag...
Drew Central High School held graduation exercises Tuesday night in the gym. Following the invocation from Ted Legg and a welcome from Class President Tiffany Lochala, the senior members of the...
<em>(Editor's note: video clips from the legislative update are in the business section. <a href="http://mymonticellonews.net/articles/2009/02/23/news/business/doc49a23bb...">Sen. Jimmy...
A Monticello man thanked Circuit Judge Sam Pope and a Drew County jury Friday for the 12-year sentence he received after the jury convicted him of possession of cocaine with the intent to deliver,...
A Monticello Middle School student with a history of disciplinary problems has been expelled from school for a full calendar year for a weapons violation. The eighth-grader, who had been assigned to...
Drug Court team members include, foreground, from left: Carol Moore, regional director of Day Spring Behavioral Health Care; Ronnie Wheeler, juvenile drug court volunteer; and Kenneth Ellis, 10th...
Direct descendants of Mary Shuler Clower and Jonathan Clower are shown at Mrs. Clower's grave in the Mt. Pleasant/Campground Cemetery. They are, from left: Jim Ross, David Anderson, Jody Gladden,...

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