Monticello’s 2021 Movies in the Park schedule

Monticello’s 2021 Movies in the Park schedule

The City of Monticello is hosting a free family movie series this summer at McCloy Park. The summer movie series runs from May 14 through August 13, from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. There is no admission charge. Movie Schedule May 14 – Trolls May 28 – The Fox and...

Foresters for the Future Scholarship announced

The Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division and the University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) on Tuesday announced a new scholarship opportunity, Foresters for the Future. The scholarship will provide $4,000 per semester, for four years, to an incoming...
FBC in Monticello invites Jones in view of a call

FBC in Monticello invites Jones in view of a call

First Baptist Church of Monticello has turned to a familiar face for its senior pastor position. Dr. Kelly Jones has been invited to preach in view of a call on Sunday, May 23 during the 10 a.m. Worship Service. He is currently the campus director of the Arkansas...
First-time homebuyer? Follow these steps

First-time homebuyer? Follow these steps

  Is homeownership a goal of yours? It does offer some benefits, in addition to meeting your basic need for shelter. The equity you build in your home can be a valuable financial asset, and you may get to deduct your interest payments on your taxes. But if you’re...
Eight-run ninth delivers UAM series win

Eight-run ninth delivers UAM series win

  An eight-run rally in the top of the ninth propels the University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team to a comeback victory over Southwestern Oklahoma State Saturday. The Weevils overcame a four-run deficit in the final two innings scoring one run in the...
McGehee woman killed in U.S. 278 wreck in Drew County

McGehee woman killed in U.S. 278 wreck in Drew County

  A McGehee woman was killed Wednesday afternoon when her car crossed the centerline of U.S. 278 in Monticello and hit an empty log trailer, according to an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report. Nancy White, 69, was traveling on U.S. 278 where, for...

Monticello boil order lifted

The boil order for approximately 110 Monticello water customers has been lifted, according to a Wednesday afternoon e-mail from the City of Monticello. Below is the original boil order notice.. May 3 – Original Notice The Arkansas Department of Health has...
Gibson named Arkansas Trial Judge of the Year

Gibson named Arkansas Trial Judge of the Year

  Retired Arkansas Circuit Judge Bynum Gibson, Jr. (pictured above, right) was recently honored as the recipient of the 2020-2021 Trial Judge of the Year Award by the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA). The award is given in recognition of a trial judge’s...

2021 County Farm Families of the Year named

County families for the 74th annual Arkansas Farm Family of the Year program have been selected. The families will be visited by a set of judges to determine eight district winners, who will be announced June 15. The state Farm Family of the Year will be announced in...
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More relief in sight for business owners

  If you own a business that’s been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, you may have received some type of aid from the government – or maybe not. But in either case, some new opportunities for assistance may interest you. President Biden signed legislation...
McGehee woman killed in U.S. 278 wreck in Drew County

Driver dies in crash in Lake Village

  A Springdale driver died early Thursday morning in a head-on collision on U.S. 65 in Lake Village. Colby P. Ebarb, 21, of Springdale was traveling north on U.S. 65 in Lake Village near the Chicot County Medical Center when the 2016 Nissan Frontier he was...
Ashley County man to get new trial

Ashley County man to get new trial

  An Ashley County man sentenced to 50 years in prison for second-degree murder and tampering with evidence recently was granted a new trial when the Arkansas Court of Appeals, in a split decision, found that the 10th Judicial District Circuit Court should have...
50th Annual Armadillo Festival Schedule of Events

50th Annual Armadillo Festival Schedule of Events

The 50th Annual Armadillo Festival in Hamburg will be held Wednesday, April 28 through Saturday, May 1. Schedule of Events and Activities Wednesday, April 28 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. — Carnival Armband Special Thursday, April 29 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. — Crawfish on the...
Seven straight, UAM sweeps OBU doubleheader

Seven straight, UAM sweeps OBU doubleheader

  The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team pushes its win streak to seven games sweeping a doubleheader to open the series against Oklahoma Baptist. The Weevils held off the Bison late to take game one 7-6 before rallying down the stretch to pull...

Jordan Johnson named GAC Co-Player of the Week

University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball junior Jordan Johnson earned Great American Conference Co-Player of the Week honors, the league office announced Tuesday. Johnson garnered the recognition after belting four home runs and driving in 11 runs to lead the...
Weevils hold off Delta State

Weevils hold off Delta State

  The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team improved its win streak to five on Tuesday by topping Delta State in a non-conference game. The Weevils tallied double-digit hits for the fourth consecutive game to ultimately hold off the Statesmen for an...
21st grant survey for Drew Central Elementary

21st grant survey for Drew Central Elementary

  Drew Central Elementary School is applying for a 21st CCLC Grant to have an after school site on its campus. Members of the community and families are asked to respond to a survey to help with valid data collection concerning Drew Central students. Respond to...
UAM rolls to series sweep

UAM rolls to series sweep

  The offense continued to roll as the University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team cruised to a game three win and series sweep over Southern Nazarene Sunday. The Weevils put together their third-consecutive contest with double-digit hits en route to a...
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Be conscious of your investment environment

  On April 22, we observe Earth Day, an occasion that has inspired millions of people over the decades to take steps to clean up our world. Of course, your physical surroundings are important, but you also operate in other “ecosystems” – social, cultural and...