Great SEARK Talent Hunt Showcase set for April 24

Great SEARK Talent Hunt Showcase set for April 24

The Great SEARK Talent Hunt Showcase featuring the finalists from seven counties in Southeast Arkansas will be held Saturday, April 24, at 2 p.m. at Cotton Boll Stadium on the University of Arkansas at Monticello campus where they will compete for the grand prize. The...
Weevils shut out UT-Tyler

Weevils shut out UT-Tyler

  The first shut out of the season for the University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball gives the Weevils a non-conference win over the University of Texas at Tyler Tuesday. Three pitchers combined to quiet the bats of the Patriots and secure the 3-0 the midweek...
Mainline’s Jeni Barham receives CPHQ designation

Mainline’s Jeni Barham receives CPHQ designation

  Jeni Barham, the chief quality officer at Mainline Health Systems, recently received the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) designation from the National Association in Health Care Quality. The CPHQ is a certification that allows quality...
Weevils split twin bill against OBU

Weevils split twin bill against OBU

The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team picked up a doubleheader split against Ouachita Baptist Sunday to salvage one game in the series. An offensive outburst led the Weevils to a 17-3 victory in the first contest of the twin bill, but UAM was unable...
Brenda Jacobs returns to Mainline

Brenda Jacobs returns to Mainline

  Mainline Health Systems recently welcomed back Brenda Jacobs, a nurse practitioner who has returned to Mainline after being away six years. Jacobs, of Monticello, said she is returning to Mainline to “serve my own community and make a difference.”...
UAM sweeps twin bill to win series at Harding

UAM sweeps twin bill to win series at Harding

  The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team bounced back Saturday to sweep its doubleheader and win the series against Harding. The Weevils surrendered the first run in each game before shutting down the Bisons’ offense and heating up the bats to...
Philley named GAC Pitcher of the Week

Philley named GAC Pitcher of the Week

  Mason Philley, a sophomore left-handed pitcher at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, was named Great American Conference Pitcher of the Week after striking out 15 Friday to pick up his first win of the season against East Central, according to a news...
NWS says EF2 tornado hit Monticello

NWS says EF2 tornado hit Monticello

    A tornado hit Drew County just north of Monticello at 10:22 p.m. Saturday night, March 27, causing EF-2 damage, according to the National Weather Service in Little Rock. Estimated peak winds were 111 to 135 miles per hour. The path length was 1.6 miles...
Monticello woman killed in head-on collision

Monticello woman killed in head-on collision

  A Monticello woman died  following a head-on collision Sunday in Monticello, according to an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report. Kristi Prince, 44, of Monticello was traveling north on U.S. 425 around 6:20 p.m. when the 2018 Nisson she was...
Weevils secure series with 11-1 win

Weevils secure series with 11-1 win

  The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team earned the series victory over East Central on the road with a decisive win in game three Saturday. The Weevils’ offense put together their fourth consecutive double-digit hit performance to pick up...
Severe weather updates

Severe weather updates

  Saturday, 11:22 p.m. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect until 12:15 a.m. for northwestern Chicot County and southeastern Ashley County. This severe thunderstorm will be near: Crossett and West Crossett around 11:30 p.m. North Crossett around 11:35 p.m....

Arkansas extends state income tax filing deadline

Gov. Asa Hutchinson, after consultation with the legislative leadership, has extended the deadline for filing state individual income tax until May 17, 2021, to coincide with the extended federal deadline. “Pushing back the due date for state income tax is a...
Federal tax deadline extended to May 17

Federal tax deadline extended to May 17

  The federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be extended to May 17, 2021. The IRS will be providing formal guidance in the coming days. “This continues to be a tough time for many people, and the IRS wants to continue...
Monticello woman killed in head-on collision

Dermott man dies in 1-vehicle accident at Gillett

  A 49-year-old Dermott man died Monday in a one-vehicle crash at on U.S. 165 in Gillett, according to an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report. According to the report, Louis L. Proby was driving a 2002 Buick south on U.S. 165 near D.A. Richter Lane...