UAM Sports Fan Day set for Aug. 24

UAM Sports Fan Day set for Aug. 24

  Ryburn Motor Company and Commercial Bank are partnering with the University of Arkansas at Monticello to host the UAM Sports Fan Day on Saturday, August 24, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Ryburn Automotive on U.S. 425 South in Monticello.
NWS issues Excessive Heat Warning

NWS issues Excessive Heat Warning

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for much of Arkansas, including Southeast Arkansas. Highs will be in the 90s, with heat index values from 100 to 110 degrees. Heat indices are expected to exceed 110 degrees in many locations Tuesday...

UAM Athletics announces new hires

The University of Arkansas at Monticello Athletics Department announces coaching changes for football, volleyball, men’s basketball and women’s basketball in 2019-20. “People are the lifeblood of any staff and I am so excited for all of our programs...
Glover reviews new education laws

Glover reviews new education laws

  Last week I continued the conversation about laws that will take effect as a result of our last Legislative session. I would like to continue that conversation this week. In fact, some constituents have had questions regarding some of the new laws that...
Invasive plant and tree identifiers needed

Invasive plant and tree identifiers needed

  Are you interested in identifying invasive plant species and trees? Do you want to use technology to document your discoveries? The Arkansas Forest Resources Center, Forest Health Laboratory is seeking help in locating and identifying invasive plants. Mohammad...
Mainline: Rooted in its communities

Mainline: Rooted in its communities

Mainline Health Systems this week is celebrating National Health Center Week, an annual event to raise awareness about the country’s community health centers. Mainline is part of a nationwide network of locally operated health centers serving more than 28...
Cheatham announces re-election bid

Cheatham announces re-election bid

  Sen. Eddie Cheatham will seek a third term in the Arkansas Senate, according to a news release announcing his re-election bid. The Crossett Democrat represents District 26 in Southeast Arkansas. The district includes Ashley, Bradley, Chicot and Drew counties as...
Monticello water documents reviewed

Monticello water documents reviewed

  Monticello residents have always boasted that Monticello has the best tasting drinking water around. But more than a month ago, residents noticed something different about their water. It smelled strongly of chlorine, tasted like chlorine, and in some cases,...

Market in the Park to reopen in September

The Market in the Park farmers’ market in Monticello will close for the month of August and reopen on Saturday, September 7. “Check out Market in the Park’s Facebook page to see if any vendors have produce, homemade, or handcrafted products available...

SEACAC board to meet Aug. 12

The Southeast Arkansas Community Action Corporation Board of Directors will meet on Monday, August 12 in a special board meeting. The meeting will begin at 4 p.m. It will be held at the SEACAC Complex, located at 1208 North Myrtle Street in Warren. SEACAC is in...