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<span>A Drew County man was sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison and 12 months in the county jail after pleading guilty Thursday to being a felon in possession of a firearm and third-degree...
Long-awaited progress on the new elementary building, a report from a meeting with the state Department of Education regarding the district's declining balances, and an unusual run of bad luck with...
Dr. Jim Roiger is planning to retire in July from his post as chair of the Division of Computer Information Systems at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. And he’s leaving with a flourish. Dr...
The University of Arkansas at Monticello has been chosen to serve as one of four satellite locations for the Arkansas Leadership Academy (ALA), according to Dr. Peggy Doss, dean of the UAM School of...
Light poles, awnings, windows, flower pots and a street sign were among the items damaged and destroyed.
Drew Memorial Hospital board president Jim Searcy, board member Mike Ward, and the hospital's chief executive officer Mike Layfield say the hospital will use revenue generated by the hospital, not a...
Drew Memorial Hospital is expected to make an offer today on two medical offices previously owned by Dr. Randy McKiever. The hospital board on Wednesday agreed to offer Parkway Bank, the current...
The Monticello city pool will open Monday, June 1. Regular hours of operation will be Monday-Saturday, 1 to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Season passes are available for $50. Admission is $1 for 12...
DMH's May "Hero of the Month" is Jan Stephenson
Mike Williams, lead trumpeter for the Count Basie Orchestra, headlines the April 7 spring jazz concert at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in the UAM Fine...
Ferguson congratulates new grad Kyle White
Thompson Ward closes 2009 Rhythm & Roots Festival
Doug Blackmon is Pulitzer Prize winner
Special to The Advance Zach McClendon Jr. of Monticello will celebrate being in the boat building business for 50 consecutive years this September. McClendon, along with his father, Zach McClendon...
The community dinner theatre production of "Guys & Dolls" will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 30 and May 1, at the Family Life Center of First United Methodist Church, located at...
The Drew H.E.A.L.T.H. Coalition, along with the Arkansas Department of Health, has planned a “Healthy Living Lunch and Learn” for 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday, April 3, at the First Assembly of God...
The Drew County Health Unit will hold an immunization fair for children ages 4-6 on Monday, May 18, from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Parents are urged to bring their child's shot record with them on that day...
Ponders are sworn in as CASA volunteers
Dustin Davis is new Cadet Airman First Class

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