Mainline Health Systems prepares for opening of Monticello Women’s Clinic
Mainline Health Systems recently announced that it is opening a women’s clinic in Monticello. There will be a reception with refreshments to celebrate the clinic’s opening at 2 p.m., …
SEAARK Boats expand paint shop to meet sales demands
SeaArk is taking action to meet sales demands by making some exciting and functional paint shop expansions that will significantly increase the production speeds of SeaArk boats.  The project …
Drew Memorial finances better than expected
Finances for Drew Memorial Health System looked better than expected for August DMHS Chief Executive Officer Scott Barrilleaux told the Drew County Quorum Court Monday, Sept. 14, at the regularly …
LOCAL NEWS

Emergency Burn Ban

Drew Co.Judge Robert Akin has issued an emergency burn ban within the county. Stay up to date on changing conditions with the Advance Monticellonian.

From Advance Sports Editor to UAM Hall of Fame

Rick Owens still calls Monticello home, even though he was raised and went to high school in Pine Bluff.  Owens is one of five former athletes being inducted into the 2022 class of the UAM …

Drew Central Middle School Students of the Month

September Students of the Month: 5th grade Branlei Martin Ryder Birch   6th grade Madison Bussell Tyler Colbert   7th grade Kayla Wood A.J. …

Monticello Edward Jones Branch Office Administrator Qualifies for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Conference

Edward Jones Branch Office Administrator Yukiko Bivens recently attended Edward Jones' Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Conference, which recognizes and celebrates engagement and leadership …

UAM Volleyball Falls to GAC Rival SAU on the Road

The University of Arkansas at Monticello volleyball team left Magnolia, Arkansas with a loss against Great American Conference Rival Southern Arkansas University. The Blossoms played three sets in …

Henderson-Shumate announce engagement

Molly Clair Shumate and Rex Harper Henderson, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage set for Saturday, October 8, 2022. Molly is the daughter of Toni summate …

UAM Signs 2+2 Visual Arts Agreement with ASU-Beebe

The University of Arkansas at Monticello and ASU-Beebe signed a Memorandum of Understanding 2 + 2 articulation agreement during a brief ceremony at the ASU-Beebe England Center on September 1. Dr. …

Town and Country Quilters EHC Shop for Fabric

Town and Country Quilters Extension Homemakers Club recently went on a trip together to visit Marshall’s Dry Goods in Batesville. Nine members of the quilt club and a guest made the ten-hours …

SPORTS

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
Evelyn Joyce Walker, 71
Evelyn Joyce Walker, 71, of Monticello, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at Baptist Springhill North in North Little Rock. She was born May 12, 1951, in Smackover, to the late Robert Lewis …
Annette Joyce Ridgell, 79
Annette Joyce Ridgell, 79, of Wilmar, died Sept. 17, 2022. She was born January 17, 1943, a daughter of the late Arton Sr. and Eulelia Ragland. Survivors include her sons, Stephon Ridgell …
Patricia Abigale Miller, 53
Patricia Abigale Miller was born June 6, 1969, in Fountain Hill, to the late Hazel Miller. She was called to rest at her home on September 20, 2022. She graduated from the Fountain Hill School System …
Gregory Phil ''Big G'' Jones, 61
Gregory Phil ''Big G'' Jones, 61, of Lacey, went to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday, September 24, 2022, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. He was born December 30, 1960, in …
Robert O'Neill Greenwood, 72
Robert O'Neill Greenwood departed this life on September 21, 2022. Robert was born in Pine Bluff, at Davis Hospital on February 28, 1950 to Brooks O'Neill and Dessie Grimes Greenwood. He was preceded …
Mary Brooxie Forrest, 87
Our treasured Granny and wonderful Mother, Mary Brooxie Forrest, peacefully departed this world on the morning of Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at The Woods Nursing Home for Rehabilitation in …
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