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Arkansas is known as the “Natural State” for a reason, and the abundant wildlife is a major contributor to the reputation. Lions and tigers, not so much. Bears — sure, here and … more
Monticello High School and Drew Central High School graduating classes at their respective ceremonies. more
The Monticello Advertising and Promotions Commission met at noon on Friday, May 17, in the Hampton Inn Conference Room. Commissioners present were Shannon Herman, Mike Wigley, Kim … more
As the 2023-2024 school year draws to a close, there is a typical mix of feelings from both the students and the faculty. On one hand, everyone is ready for the break, while on … more
In a world where we often hear about heartbreak and division, it's refreshing to witness a community coming together to heal and support one another. That's exactly what happened at the … more
Finalists have been announced for the 2024 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame, and Monticello’s own, Ray’s, has been named as a finalist. “It certainly is an honor for Ray’s to … more
To show the City of Monticello’s support for the Great American Conference’s Conference Champion University of Arkansas at Monticello Boll Weevils as they prepare to travel for Regionals … more
Spring on the Square took place from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, May 10, at the square in Historic Downtown Monticello. Many were in attendance to see the local vendor, food trucks, and live entertainment. more
Ask anyone what their idea of a hero is and they’ll give the normal answers like a firefighter, police officer, or someone in the military. But in my book, nurses are at the top of the list. … more
The Drew County Quorum Court met at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 13. Sheriff Tim Nichols opened the meeting with an invocation, and Judge Griffin lead everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance. County Clerk … more
The staff and consumers from Discovery Skill Center celebrated Prom 2024 with a Mardi Gras theme. The event took place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 3, at Pauline Baptist Church. more
On Friday, May 3, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Director Austin Booth, along with other representatives from AFGC, and representatives from Red Hills Fishery, located in Boston, Ga., met at the … more
Arkansas Economic Developers & Chamber Executives is proud to announce its participation in the 2024 Economic Development Week, a global initiative led by the International Economic Development … more
Saturday, May 11, 2024, marks the 32nd anniversary of one of America’s great days of giving; the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Letter carriers walk … more
On Saturday, April 27, local author and Director of the Fred J. Taylor Library on the University of Arkansas at Monticello campus, Daniel Boice introduced his new book, Naming Arkansas , at the … more
On Friday, April 26, Pomeroy’s Hometown Ace held a customer appreciation event. Ace teamed up with Deeply Rooted and had Granny Ruth’s food truck on site. Kevin from Petrus Farm and Grill … more
As spring comes around each year, with it comes the beginning of a new season of farming for many across the United States. In the South, Farmers are not only responsible for much of the food, … more
The University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) and the Southeast Arkansas Community Action Corporation (SEACAC) have announced a partnership to train certified nurse assistants (CNAs), licensed … more
The monthly meeting of the Monticello City Council was called to order at 5:59 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, by Mayor Jason Akers. The roll was called and all council members were … more
Commercial Bank & Trust is proud to announce a strategic initiative to unify sister bank, First State Bank of Warren, into the Commercial Bank operation effective June 24, 2024. Given the … more
The Arkansas Press Association held it’s yearly Better Newspaper Advertising Contest on April 18-19 at the Winthrop Rockefeller Center located on Petit Jean Mountain. Representatives from … more
“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
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