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.”...
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...
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....
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...
Will investors change behavior after the pandemic?

Time for some financial spring cleaning

  In just a few days, we will experience the vernal equinox – one of the two times in the year when the sun is exactly above the equator. Apart from this astronomical anomaly, though, the equinox is mostly known as the beginning of spring – a fresh beginning and...
Covid-19 in Arkansas, 1 year later

Covid-19 in Arkansas, 1 year later

  A year ago, on March 11, Gov. Asa Hutchinson declared a public health emergency in Arkansas when the state saw its first case of Covid-19. The pandemic changed the way we work, play, live and in too many cases, die. In one year, more than 5,400 Arkansans died...
Missing teen found deceased

Missing teen found deceased

The body of a Monticello teen, missing since March 8, was discovered Wednesday morning (March 10), according to Drew County Sheriff Mark Gober. Gober released a statement Wednesday saying the body of 16-year-old Jordan Lee was found by a deputy. He said foul play is...
Covid-19 vaccine eligibility expanded

Covid-19 vaccine eligibility expanded

  Covid-19 vaccinations are now open to everyone in category 1-B, allowing vaccinations for employees of grocery stores and meal delivery services, manufacturing, postal and package services, essential government workers, those with intellectual and developmental...