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“Our citizens and our first responders both deserve the best and most capable equipment available,” Mayor Jason Akers said. “We are proud of our Fire Department to deliver … more
Dollar General is excited to announce that it’s new store, located at 1943 US Highway 425 N is now open for business. To commemorate the location opening, DG plans to donate 100 new books to a … more
The 2nd Annual city-wide clean up started this past Friday, with city workers from all departments participating in picking up loads of litter and trash on Monticello city streets. The event … more
Drew County Judge Jessie Griffin opened the April meeting of the Drew County Quorum Court at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 15. Sheriff Tim Nichols gave an invocation and all present recited the Pledge … more
The staff at the Advance-Monticellonian is happy to announce our newest addition to the Advertising and Sales team, Courtney Raino. Raino is a Southeast Arkansas native with roots in Hamburg, … more
On Monday, April 8, crews began working on another infrastructure project by working to repair Monticello’s decades old problem of storm drainage. The project will immediately affect the … more
While our Editorial Staff was trying to catch a glimpse of the eclipse, Advance Correspondent Keith Wallis captured a great totality shot. more
As a fundraiser for The Seark Miracle League, The Widows Sons Freeborn Chapter worked hard to sell 400 chicken plates donated and cooked by Tyson. They even had a Miracle League athlete, Abigail, … more
Two University of Arkansas at Monticello students recently received honors in the annual Poets' Roundtable of Arkansas Pat Laster Collegiate Poetry Contest. Jordan Self, a senior education major from … more
In December 1978, a tornado tore through Louisiana and Arkansas on the same day as the pinning ceremony for nursing graduates of the University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM). The ceremony was … more
The Healing Hearts Easter project recently treated the 16 guests at Options to an Easter celebration. Currently, the Options shelter has seven women and nine children. Thank you, Junior … more
On Thursday, March 28, Monticello Mayor Jason Akers spoke at the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Social Work Fair. He addressed the professionals who already work in the field, as well … more
On Monday, April 1, representatives from Union Bank made a monetary donation to the University of Arkansas at Monticello Athletics Legacy Campaign. This donation will be used to put LED lighting at … more
Local bankers Scott Saffold, Randy Rawls and Kerry Hartness, representing Union Bank and Trust, recently journeyed to Washington D.C. alongside the Arkansas Bankers Association (ABA). Their objective … more
The University of Arkansas School of Nursing, Student Nurses Association recently held a service project. SNA members purchased, packed, and mailed nearly 100 pounds of product worth … more
On Saturday, March 23, Options, Inc. hosted an opportunity for members of the community to have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. The event took place from 10 a.m. until noon at the Options, … more
Recently, an Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Certified Wildlife Biologist spoke to the Drew County Rotary Club regarding the black bear population in the area. Marks Hooks, a Supervisor of … more
Mayor Jason Akers opened the March meeting of the Monticello City Council at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26. The roll was called and all council members were present. All present recited the Pledge of … more
Here is a collection of photos of Seark's Peter Pan Jr., which was performed from March 6th to March 9th. more
Kaitlin Burton started the practical nursing program in January, and she is already shining as a star student. Burton was recently named the UAM College of Technology-McGehee “Star … more
Medders Funeral Home in Monticello is now open and ready to serve the community. “We are so excited and very grateful for the opportunity to serve the families of the Monticello area. The … more
Sole Purpose is an annual shoe giveaway mission started in 2018 by First United Methodist to serve children in Monticello and Drew County with new shoes and socks when school starts in the fall. The … more
Congratulations to Ouachita Hardwood Flooring for another year without a lost time accident. Last March they were awarded a 3-year recognition from the Arkansas Department of Labor and Licensing. … more
The Colonel David Love Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), recognized two outstanding local seniors as its 2024 DAR Good Citizens at its March meeting. Drew … more
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