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...
GAC to suspend all sports through Dec. 31

GAC to suspend all sports through Dec. 31

The Great American Conference on Friday voted to suspend all sports through the end of the year, according to news releases from the Great American Conference and the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The Great American Conference’s Council of Presidents made its...
Hutchinson announces new ‘healthy school guide’

Hutchinson announces new ‘healthy school guide’

  Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday announced a new “healthy-school guide” to help school officials, educators, families plan for in-person learning as school resumes. The guide was developed by the state Department of Health, Arkansas Children’s...

Crossett Mayoral Election Results

Crystal Marshall was the top vote-getter in Tuesday’s special mayoral election in Crossett. The complete, unofficial election results: Crystal Marshall – 550 Dale Martinie – 294 David Newberry -130 Sarah Hollimon – 92 Kevin Cosby – 78...
Confirmed Covid-19 cases in Arkansas top 50K

Confirmed Covid-19 cases in Arkansas top 50K

  The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Arkansas rose Monday by 645, bringing the cumlulative number of confirmed cases since the pandemic began to 50,028, Gov. Asa Hutchinson reported at his daily Covid-19 update. Statewide, the number of deaths attributed...
Dax Courtney commits to Hogs

Dax Courtney commits to Hogs

  Dax Courtney, a tight end at Dewitt, has committed to play football at the University of Arkansas. He made his announcement in a video on Friday. Courtney, 6-6, 210, had 36 catches for 623 yards and scored seven touchdowns as a sophomore and helped lead the...
What does an unplanned career transition mean for you?

How can you help lower your longevity risk?

  The investment world contains different types of risk. Your stocks or stock-based mutual funds could lose value during periods of market volatility. The price of your bonds or bond funds could also decline, if new bonds are issued at higher interest rates. But...
MYS Fall Baseball season set to begin in September

MYS Fall Baseball season set to begin in September

  The Monticello Youth Sports Fall Baseball season is scheduled to begin the first week of September and run four weeks with eight games. The deadline to register is August 14. Register online at mysbaseball.com The league will be instrumental in helping players...

Warren man pleads guilty to abuse charges

A Warren man has pleaded guilty of physical abuse charges at a residential care facility. Quincy Trotter, 21, of Warren, pleaded guilty to third-degree battery. He was employed as a Resident Care Technician Assistant at the Southeast Arkansas Human Development Center,...
What does an unplanned career transition mean for you?

What should you do with an inheritance?

  If you were to inherit a large sum of money, what would you do with it? The question may not be hypothetical, especially if you are in the millennial, Gen X or Gen Z demographic groups. That’s because the baby boomers – often referred to as the richest...

DCSO response to face mask mandate

Drew County deputies will not issue citations to persons who choose not to wear a face covering, according to a statement from the Drew County Sheriff’s Office. Read the full text of the statement below: In reference to Governor Hutchinson’s Executive...