Richard Wins First Prize at Art Exhibition
On July 9, Tom Richard was awarded first prize at the South Arkansas Art Center’s (SAAC) Annual Juried Art Competition Exhibit. His winning entry was “Bubble Gum on Art Triptych: …
Monticello Rotary growing post Covid
Over the past two years, civic clubs around the country ceased to meet due to Covid-19 guidelines. Memberships plummeted and club leaders scrambled to figure out how to regain the pre-covid …
Hospital warns Quorum Court of hospital financial woes
Soaring costs and historic inflation is hitting the hospital industry and Drew Memorial Health System is not immune, according to DMHS Chief Executive Officer Scott Barrilleaux, who briefed the Court …
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MPD makes Burglary Arrest

According to Monticello Police Chief Jason Akers, a Monticello man is facing burglary, theft and drug paraphernalia charges after a search warrant was executed at his residence where stolen property …

DCSD receives grant for literacy instruction

Drew Central School District has been awarded a $120,000 SOAR (Successful Outcomes for Arkansas Readers) grant from the Arkansas Department of Education to enhance literacy instruction and learning …

One Cent Sales Tax passes with low voter turn out

After a handful of technical difficulties on Election Day, the votes were counted and the One Cent Sales Tax that has been in existence in Monticello for 25 years, will continue for another 15 …

Log-A-Load resumes indoors after two year break

Since 1993, Drew County has participated in an annual fundraiser for Log-A-Load. This organization, founded in 1988, benefits hospitals that are a part of the Children’s Miracle Network. …

Rutledge Continues Long Fight to End Robocalls

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that Arkansas is joining a nationwide Anti-Robocall Litigation Task Force with 48 other states and the District of Columbia. The purpose is to …

Seat Sponsorships for the 2022 UAM Football and Volleyball Seasons

The University of Arkansas at Monticello is pleased to announce the return of seat sponsorships after the incredible support during the 2021-2022 athletic year. UAM alumni, families, fans, and …

Blood Drive August 16

Blood Drive August 16

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Team Green Package available now available

The University of Arkansas at Monticello Athletics Department is introducing the Team Green Package. The package will be limited to 78 total members and include a seat sponsorship for all UAM …

Monticello Marlins swim meet results

UAM gets new coach

Special to the Advance Arkansas-Monticello's Head Women's Basketball Coach David Midlick announced the hiring of Marissa Webb as the newest coach for the Blossoms basketball team. Webb comes …

15U Padres and Dodgers end in 4-4 tie, Star City improves to 3-0

The 15U Padres and Dodgers looked to improve their standings in the Monticello 15U Babe Ruth League on Thursday, May 26.  Coming into the contest, the Padres were undefeated in league play …

Monticello Babe Ruth Season officially underway at Burlington Field

The 2022 15U Babe Ruth Season has gotten underway at Burlington Field.  Having to wait until the official end to the high school baseball season to allow the players at the high school level …
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Obituaries
Brenda Fay Lansdale Stanfill, 65
Brenda Fay Lansdale Stanfill, 65, of Lacey, passed away Friday, July 29, 2022, at her home. She was born August 9, 1956, in Monticello, to Jeanette Martin Lansdale and the late Tracey Lansdale.She …
Max Heman Mosenthin, 90
Max Heman Mosenthin, 90, of Port St. Lucie, Fla., died July 21, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. He was born September 6, 1931 in Freda, to the late Herman and Edna Jones Mosenthin. He served his country …
Glenda Diane Drake, 70
Glenda Diane Drake, 70, of Monticello, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, July 25, 2022. She was born October 29, 1951, in Dumas, to the late James W. and Bertha Gibson Carter.She was a …
Chris Alan Beard, 54
Chris Alan Beard, 54, of Monticello, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.  He was born February 9, 1968 in Monticello.  He was a member of Rose Hill …
Janey Lou Barnes, 91
Janey Lou Barnes, 91, of Monticello, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2022, at UAMS Hospital in Little Rock. She was born May 6, 1931, in Drew County, to the late Claude C. Barnes and Verlee Jones …
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