Earlier this year, Rex Nelson published a “Natural State Bucket List” of things every Arkansan should do at least once. While he included a few things from Southeast Arkansas, it was certainly not exclusive to our neck of the woods. So, here is a Southeast Arkansas Bucket List, things unique to Southeast Arkansas, that I think everyone should do at least once: — Hike (and try not to get lost) at Seven Devils. — … Continued
Every year, the Drew County Historical Society hosts a tour of the Drew County Museum and serves hot cider and cookies in the log cabin behind the museum following the annual Carols of Christmas Parade in downtown Monticello. The museum is housed in the historic Cavaness House, a Southern Colonial Revival mansion on South Main in Monticello. The mansion was built in stages from 1906 until 1916 by Monticello businessman Garvin Cavaness. The building … Continued
Several young ROTC Cadets at the University of Arkansas at Monticello assist World War II Veteran Bill Owens at the Drew County Fair Parade on Main Street in Monticello. Owens and other Drew County World War II veterans were the parade marshals in the 71st annual parade. Photo by Patty Wooten.