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Drew Memorial Hospital opened bids Tuesday afternoon. After having 23 contractors at the pre-bid conference in June, five bids were turned in before 1 p.m. Tuesday. Five sealed bids were opened. The...
The Drew County Relay-for -Life Committee is gearing up for the annual Relay-for-Life fundraising event, benefiting the American Cancer Society. This year’s event will be held beginning at noon...
Special Olympics Arkansas Area 12’s track meet will be held Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Monticello High School Track. Area 12’s coverage area encompasses much of the SEARK area and this event is...
Thirty-four losers on the Drew Central campus are battling it out to be the Biggest Loser. The competition began Jan. 16 and the final weigh-in for the competition will be March 13, with the winners...
When faculty, staff and students began to arrive on the campus of Drew Central High School Friday morning, they were met with an ugly surprise — the school had been broken into and vandalized over...
Ryburn Automotive Superstore will play host to the University of Arkansas at Monticello Athletics Media Day from 2-5 p.m. this Friday, August 23, on the dealership grounds on Highway 425 in...
The Arkansas Military Veterans’ Hall of Fame will welcome  the 2013 inductees to be honored at an Induction banquet from 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2013, at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock....
The Senate on Tuesday failed to approve legislation to permit construction of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline. The bill fell one vote shy of the 60 needed for approval in the Senate, 59-41. The...
One might wonder how a little girl who grew up in “abject poverty”, as she puts it, in Dumas, Arkansas, come to the point that she wants to be elected to the office of Arkansas Attorney General. At...
Mark Spencer, dean of the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, and his wife, Rebecca, have been selected by the Arkansas Reading Association to receive the...
If you’ve been on Facebook over the last few months, perhaps you’ve met Megan Burgeis or heard about her battle with breast cancer. Since her diagnosis late last year, the Monticello community has...
<strong>Monticello School District</strong> Monday – Chicken strips, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, peaches and milk.. Tuesday – Sausage pizza, green salad, whole kernel corn, apples...
Fifty-two Monticello residents are calling on the State Highway and Transportation Department to take out “dead man’s curve,” a sharp, double-curve and incline on U.S. 278 about two miles east of...
Through a collaborated effort between Drew County OEM/911 Coordinator and Monticello Economic Development Commission Director Nita McDaniel, the installation of the new tornado sirens across the...
A Monticello man who had a warrant for his arrest issued in connection with an incident that occurred during the early morning hours of June 26 was arrested Wednesday afternoon in Dumas and returned...
Over the past several years, the city of Monticello has flowed a substantial amount of money into construction and furnishings for Parks and Recreation. On Thursday, Karen Connelley, chair of the...
The night began with a celebration of survivors, but ended with a ray of hope for those who have been, and will be, diagnosed with cancer. Drew County’s Relay for Life event on Friday raised...
When key parts of the Affordable Care Act take effect January 1, 2014, Arkansans will have a new way to buy health insurance: the Health Insurance Marketplace. The Arkansas Insurance Department is...
Two cub scouts from Pack 69 represented the Monticello area at the De Soto Area Council Boat Float & Pinewood Derby Adventure weekend on May 4th.  The weekend adventure included the BB and...

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