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According to Mayor Allen Maxwell, the city of Monticello placed Fire Chief Steven Faulkner on paid administrative leave late Friday afternoon.   Kelly Reid, who had been serving as Captain in 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...
Monticello High School senior first baseman Maggie Hand played the role of hero Friday afternoon at the MHS Softball field. Hand hit a soft blooper that just cleared the Boonville short stops...
A wildfire that began Thursday afternoon in Drew County just west of Monticello near the small community of Wilmar continues to rage into the evening hours. Joined by representatives from the Drew...
A Monticello man who was working in a home in Fordyce installing a satellite for DISH earlier this month has been arrested and charged with the alleged sexual assault of a 3-year old girl. According...
Anyone who has ever been to the Drew County community of Winchester when it’s warm has likely noticed people fishing in Coon Bayou, which runs through the middle of town. But, what most don’t realize...
The Southeast Arkansas Economic Development District announced the unemployment numbers last week showing Drew County’s unemployment claims have significantly decreased over the last several months....
Circuit Court Judge Bynum Gibson ruled on Tuesday that 24-year-old Daniel Pedraza is competent to stand trial next week for allegedly murdering his two-year-old stepdaughter, Aubriana Coke, in  early...
The bond among firemen is as strong as their willingness to put themselves in harms way to serve their communities. An unknown fire critic once wrote, “If you were to take a firefighter and strip...
For the first time in numerous months, Drew Memorial Hospital experienced a profitable month in April. Chief Financial Officer Shannon Clark informed the hospital’s board of directors Tuesday night...
Governor Beebe has proclaimed that the United States and Arkansas flags will be flown at half-staff on Saturday, September 14, 2013. The flags will be lowered to honor United States Army Sergeant...
<span class="userContent">The Monticello-Drew County Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of rides on the Santa Train Saturday morning at 11:30 a.m. This year's winners are: Zaiden...
Although I don't have a copy of any decision, the media reports are that the Pulaski County Circuit Court has issued an additional Order declaring "all" Arkansas laws prohibiting same sex marriage,...
During the early morning hours of Thursday, Oct. 24, Monticello Police Officer William West was dispatched to a residence in the 500 block of W. Union Street in response to a stolen vehicle. When the...
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The Drew County Retired Teachers Association will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 15, in the Annswood Community Room. Nat Grubbs, Monticello High School graduate and owner of South Arkansas...
Shotgun blasts rang out Thursday afternoon at the Turtle Creek Apartment Complex in Monticello where two brothers discharged a weapon injuring three people. According to authorities, brothers...
The Monticello Economic Development Commission celebrated a milestone Tuesday with the groundbreaking of the Public Rail Access Project in the MEDC Industrial Park. The project will equip the...
The Drew County Relay for Life Committee has announced a change in the venue for April’s  fundraiser. Instead of UAM Weevil Pond, the committee decided to hold the event at McCloy Park to utilize the...
According to a release from the Drew County Sheriff’s Department, a city of Monticello Alderman was arrested on Sunday. Deputy Jeremy Chapman was on patrol when he reported seeing a Polaris Ranger...

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