Monticello School introduces therapy dog
In the wake of Covid, school shootings and social media pressures, students are under a tremendous amount of stress. Behavior issues, social emotional problems, and attendance issues are very …
Arkansas’ MLK Commission partners with the city of Monticello to promote unity
The mission of the Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, a division of the Arkansas Department of Education, is to promote and preserve the life and legacy of …
Hikers get off the trail after more than 550 miles
Do you remember playing on a jungle gym? Or, finding your way through a corn maze, with each step trying to maneuver your way around the obstacles? Well, that is exactly what Nana and Pops did …
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LOCAL NEWS

UAM cattle breeding program enters new phase

The cattle herd at the University of Arkansas at Monticello is getting an upgrade, receiving more than two dozen hand-picked Beefmaster cows and calves donated by James and Mary Ann Skelton of …

Arkansas MLK Commission to kick off Independence Day Weekend with Unity in the Community Event

The mission of the Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, a division of the Arkansas Department of Education, is to promote and preserve the life and legacy of Dr. King in our state; and to …

E=mc2

The equation, E = mc2, is perhaps the most famous equation on earth.  It is one of the results of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity.  What is says is that mass and energy are the same …

Master Sergeant Shepherd moves bases

Master Sergeant Shepherd was an instructor assigned to the Elite 372 Training Squadron, Detachment 5 at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana. He is being moved to Whitman Air Force Base in …

ASU announces spring semester honors

Students on the Chancellor’s and Dean’s Lists for the spring 2022 semester at Arkansas State University have been announced. The lists recognize undergraduate students who achieved the …

Jones named to Harding University Dean's List

Hannah Jones, a Sophomore studying apparel merchandising with an embedded marketing minor, is among more than 1,200 Harding University students included on the dean's list for grades achieved during …

Trash, fraudulent checks among topics discussed at Quorum Court meeting

A solution to Drew County’s ongoing trash problem is on the horizon after the Drew County Quorum Court approved an ORDINANCE on Monday, June 13, at the regularly scheduled monthly meeting. Drew …

SPORTS

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 …

Ja’Corrian Love earns honors at CP3 camp

Drew Central Junior Pirate, current eighth grader, Ja’Corrian Love had the opportunity to participate in the Chris Paul CP3 National Middle School Combine. To be a part of the combine, the …

UAM Football hires Tre’ Williams as new linebacker’s coach

Special to the Advance The University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Head Football Coach / Director of Athletics Hud Jackson announced the hiring of Tre’ Williams as the newest coach for …
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Obituaries
Ben Lasiter, 78
Ben Lasiter, 78, of Wilmar, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2022, enjoying his last ride on a favorite pass time - riding his four-wheeler around the front field. He was born June 17, 1944, in …
John P. Franklin
John P Franklin was born August 19, 1948 in Lacey, Arkansas to the late Porter and Treathe Franklin.He attended public school while growing up in Lacey, and graduated from Drew Central High School.In …
Earlist Daymon Wright, 86
Earlist Daymon Wright, 86, of Rison, passed into eternity on June 4, at Greeenhouse Cottages in Rison with his daughter Kathy at his bedside. He was born on August 11, 1935. He was the youngest of …
Bennie Jean Causey Tucker, 94
Bennie Jean Causey Tucker, 94, of Monticello, passed away Sunday, May 29. She was born May 19, 1929, in the community of Goose Hollow, near Lacey, in Drew County, to the late Malvin and Lois Fox …
Betty Gene Martin, 73
Betty Gene Martin, 73 of Wilmar, went to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, May 28. She was born April 23, 1949, in Fountain Hill, to the late James and Everline Daniel Jacobs.She graduated high …
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