Burch receives Community Health Centers Advocacy Award

Burch receives Community Health Centers Advocacy Award

  State Rep. LeAnne Burch of Monticello recently received the Advocacy Award from the Community Health Centers of Arkansas. The award honors a person committed to advocating policies, regulations and legislation that contribute to a positive impact on health care...
Financial moves for widows and widowers

Financial moves for widows and widowers

  If you’ve recently become a widow or widower, you’re obviously dealing with an enormous emotional burden, and coping with your grief can seem like a full-time struggle. Unfortunately, the business of life must go on – and the financial moves you make at this...
2020 SEARK Football Scores – Week 3

2020 SEARK Football Scores – Week 3

  Week 3 Southeast Arkansas football scores: • Fordyce 23 – Monticello 22 • Texarkana  35 – Warren 21 • McGehee 28 – Blytheville 0 • Hamburg 41 – Drew Central 6 • Star City 49 – Hampton 18 NEWS       CRIME & COURTS     ...
MPD investigating hit-and-run

MPD investigating hit-and-run

  The Monticello Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run in which a motorist struck a pedestrian Tuesday on South Conely Street. After being struck, the pedestrian was trapped and dragged under the vehicle for a short distance. The driver then drove away...
6 months, 70,000 Covid-19 cases, 1,000 deaths

6 months, 70,000 Covid-19 cases, 1,000 deaths

  Arkansas reached two grim milestones this week. The cumulative total of confirmed and probable Covid-19 cases statewide surpassed 70,000 and the number of deaths attributed to the virus surpassed 1,000. The number of new deaths is 1,003 but another 139, listed...
Man killed when vehicle goes off ditch embankment

Man killed when vehicle goes off ditch embankment

  A Hampton man was killed early Tuesday morning in a vehicle accident on U.S. 278 in Bradley County. Benjamin O. Travis, 56, was traveling on U.S. 278 when his eastbound Dodge Dakota crossed the center line of the highway and across the eastbound lane of...
Delta Counseling hosting ‘food drop’

Delta Counseling hosting ‘food drop’

Delta Counseling is hosting a community “food drop” from September 14 through September 18. Non perishable food items may be dropped off at any Delta Counseling location from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Masks are required to drop off the items. The most needed...
Hutchinson to pardon 2 from Southeast Arkansas

Hutchinson to pardon 2 from Southeast Arkansas

  A Drew County man, convicted 20 years ago of drug possession and forgery, and a Bradley County resident convicted of two misdemeanors 33 years ago are among 17 applicants Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he intends to pardon. Hutchinson on Thursday announced his intent...
Cynergy Cargo 2 rolls out first trailer in Crossett

Cynergy Cargo 2 rolls out first trailer in Crossett

  Cynergy Cargo 2, a manufacturer of enclosed cargo trailers, held a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday for its new facility at the Crossett Industrial Park. “We appreciate the way that the state and the Crossett community have welcomed us and shown us outstanding...
2020 Football Scores — Week 0

2020 Football Scores — Week 0

Week 0 Southeast Arkansas football scores: • Fordyce 29 – Rison 28 • Dumas 8 – Dollarway 0 • Star City 42 – Forrest City 6 • Monticello 46 – Lake Village 6 • Ashdown 28 – Hamburg 20 • Saturday Crossett 26 – Osceola...
ARHP receives $4.8 million in federal funding

ARHP receives $4.8 million in federal funding

The Arkansas Rural Health Partnership, a non-profit organization of 14 rural hospitals spanning South Arkansas, recently was awarded three Health Resources and Services Administration Office of Rural Health grants totaling $4,806,616 to address increasing access to...
Langley trial reset for November

Langley trial reset for November

  The trial of a Monticello man charged with computer child pornography has been reset to November. Russell Langley, 62, will go to trial the week of November 17 with pretrial hearings on any motions scheduled for October 26. His jury trial was originally...
Financial moves for widows and widowers

Get the most from your 401(k)

  You won’t see any greeting cards celebrating it, and it’s not likely to be on your calendar, but in just a few weeks, National 401(k) Day will be observed. And this type of recognition may be warranted, too, because 401(k) plans have become key building blocks...
Man killed when vehicle goes off ditch embankment

Crossett man dies in vehicle accident in Ashley County

A Crossett man died Wednesday morning in a vehicle accident on U.S. 425 in Ashley County. Robert S. Wilcox, 38, was southbound on U.S. 425 when he failed to negotiate a left-hand curve. The 2008 Pontiac he was driving exited the left side of the highway, struck a dirt...
State Rep. Don Glover provides back-to-school information

State Rep. Don Glover provides back-to-school information

  Parents, teachers, and students have a big job preparing to return to school this fall while still in the middle of a world pandemic. In preparation for back to school, the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) announced the “Ready for School Resource Call...