2020 SEARK Football Scores — Week 8

2020 SEARK Football Scores — Week 8

  Southeast Arkansas Football scores, Week 8: • Monticello 18 – Warren 12 • Dumas 28 –  Dewitt 0 • Star City 35 – Helena 0 • McGehee 47 – Barton 0 • Fordyce 55 – Parkers Chapel 12 Cancellations: Crossett at Hamburg Rison at Lake...
Woman dies in single-vehicle accident in Ashley County

Woman dies in single-vehicle accident in Ashley County

  A Louisiana woman was killed in a single-vehicle accident late Thursday afternoon at a highway construction zone on U.S. 425 South in Ashley County. Georgianna Emfinger, 71, of Monroe, Louisiana was traveling north on U.S. 425 South when the 2004 GMC she was...
Arkansas surpasses 100,000 coronavirus cases

Arkansas surpasses 100,000 coronavirus cases

  Arkansas’ confirmed and probable Covid-19 cases increased by 844 Tuesday bringing the state’s total to 100,441 since the pandemic hit the state seven months ago, according to Gov. Asa Hutchinson. Hutchinson reported the numbers remotely due to his...

UAM names alumni awardees

The University of Arkansas at Monticello recently announced its 2020 alumni awardees during a video conference. The annual awards banquet is traditionally held during homecoming week festivities. Because NCAA Great American Conference athletics is suspended for the...
Early voting opens Monday

Early voting opens Monday

  Early voting for the 2020 General Election opens October 19 and runs through November 2, the day before the election. Early voting hours are 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturdays during the early voting period. For...
Caregivers must also care (financially) for themselves

Avoid financial mistakes during retirement

  When you retire, you’ve learned a lot about all sorts of things, helping you avoid some of the mistakes you made earlier in life. However, you may still be susceptible to financial missteps specifically related to your retirement years. How can you dodge these...
2020 SEARK Football Scores – Week 6

2020 SEARK Football Scores – Week 6

  Southeast Arkansas Football scores, week 6: THURSDAY • Monticello 53 Helena-West Helena 6 • Jacksonville 46 Hamburg 39 non conference game FRIDAY • Warren 40- Dumas 7 • McGehee 28 Camden Harmony Grove 6 • Rison 54 – Smackover 6 • Fordyce 21 –...
ACMC urges community to get flu shot

ACMC urges community to get flu shot

  The medical staff at Ashley County Medical Center is urging the community to get their flu vaccine to help protect themselves, their family, and their community. All the ACMC clinics and all community pharmacies have flu vaccines available. In many instances,...
Q&A: Arkansas District 9 State House Race

Q&A: Arkansas District 9 State House Race

  Howard Beaty, a Republican from Crossett, is challenging State Rep. LeAnne Burch, a Democrat from Monticello, in the November General Election for the District 9 state House seat. District 9 covers about two-thirds of Ashley and Drew counties including...
Caregivers must also care (financially) for themselves

Can you influence your financial aid award?

  Right now, the pandemic is causing chaos and uncertainty for colleges and students. But it won’t always be that way. And if you have children who will be heading off to school in the next few years, you’re probably thinking about more typical concerns – such as...
2020 SEARK Football Scores – Week 5

2020 SEARK Football Scores – Week 5

  Southeast Arkansas high school football scores. Week 5: • Hamburg 46 – Monticello 20 • Crossett 21 – Dumas 20 • Warren 42 – Booneville 35 • McGehee 46 – Lake Village 13 • Rison 42 – Dollarway 0 • Fordyce 47 – Carisle 14 •...
Caregivers must also care (financially) for themselves

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...
Woman dies in single-vehicle accident in Ashley County

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...