Body of missing Drew County man found in creek

Body of missing Drew County man found in creek

  The body of 26-year-old Marquis Martin, a Drew County man who had been missing for nearly a month, was found Saturday morning in a creek outside of Wilmar, according to the Drew County Sheriff’s Office. The body was discovered by a citizen at 7:05 a.m....
2020 Primary Election Results for Southeast Arkansas

2020 Primary Election Results for Southeast Arkansas

  Unofficial election results, by county, for Ashley, Bradley, Chicot, Cleveland, Desha, Drew and Lincoln counties in Southeast Arkansas. ASHLEY     •     BRADLEY     •     CHICOT     •     CLEVELAND     •     DESHA     •     DREW     •     LINCOLN Multi-County...
Courtney Keller: Serving with an Open Heart & Mind

Courtney Keller: Serving with an Open Heart & Mind

  Courtney Keller’s love of science and desire to serve others led her to her “dream job” at Mainline Health Systems where she is a pharmacist. “I decided to pursue a career in pharmacy because I wanted to make a positive impact on...
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Avoid these estate planning mistakes

  You save and invest to meet a variety of goals during your lifetime: college for your children, long vacations, a comfortable retirement, and so on. But you probably also want to leave something behind – to your loved ones and, possibly, to the charitable...
Clark Roberts: Making a Difference

Clark Roberts: Making a Difference

  Personal experiences when he was a teen led Clark Roberts to a field where he could make a difference, helping those in need. He is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse at Mainline Health System’s clinic in Eudora. “After watching many close family...
Drew County Road Tax Election Results

Drew County Road Tax Election Results

  Drew County voters reinstated a one-cent sales tax for county road maintenance and improvements, according complete unofficial election results: FOR – 1,049 AGAINST – 297 Renewal of the long-standing tax failed by 14 votes in a special election last...
Cast for the Sound of Music announced

Cast for the Sound of Music announced

The cast for the Southeast Concert Association’s 2020 musical production of The Sound of Music has been selected. The public performances premiere on March 10 at the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Fine Art Center. The cast will take their final bows the...
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Be aware of Social Security myths

  Social Security can be one source of retirement income for you and your spouse. To maximize your benefits, you’ll need to make some key decisions and be aware of some common myths. • Myth 1: Always take Social Security early. You can file for Social Security...
UAM picked third in NCBWA preseason poll

UAM picked third in NCBWA preseason poll

  The University of Arkansas-Monticello baseball team was a top three pick in the 2020 National Collegiate Baseball Writers’ Association (NCBWA) Division II Central Region Preseason Poll after finishing the 2019 season with a 34-16 record and earning a spot...
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Are you a mindful investor?

  Recently, we’ve seen an increased interest in mindfulness, although the concept itself is thousands of years old. Essentially, being mindful means you are living very much in the present, highly conscious of your thoughts and feelings. However, being mindful...
ACMC CEO Phillip Gilmore elected president of ADH board

ACMC CEO Phillip Gilmore elected president of ADH board

  Phillip K. Gilmore, chief executive officer of the Ashley County Medical Center, has been elected to serve as president of the Arkansas Department of Health Board, after serving as president-elect in 2019. Gilmore was appointed to the ADH board by Governor Asa...
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Don’t play politics with your portfolio

  You’re probably aware this is an election year. During the next several months, the candidates will discuss issues that should greatly interest you as a citizen. But as an investor, how concerned should you be with the results of the presidential and...
Woman dies following traffic accident in Crossett

Woman dies following traffic accident in Crossett

A Crossett woman died after her vehicle struck a traffic sign and a tree in Crossett Monday afternoon, according to an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report. Mary Dell Jones, 60, of Crossett was traveling south in the northbound lane of the 1000 block of...