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Drew Memorial Health System is not only finishing an expansion project to its building on Scogin Road, it will benefit from a $750,000 grant awarded to Arkansas Rural Health Partnership (formerly...
For all civic, church and neighborhood groups—and good citizens—in the Monticello and Drew County area, the Monticello Economic Development Commission and the Monticello-Drew County Chamber of...
Tailgate parties, reunions, a golf tournament, parade and football game highlight a wide variety of events and activities at the University of Arkansas at Monticello as the Boll Weevils celebrate...
Kanikka Jenkins, 26, of Monticello, had her first appearance in the Drew County District Court last Thursday, where she is being charged with first-degree murder of her 19-month-old child. Jenkins,...
One of Monticello’s finest has now been recognized as one of Arkansas’ finest. Wayne Wesson was named Drew County’s Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year on Tuesday, joining only 74 other...
After receiving new grants to expand services, opening a school-based clinic at Drew Central and getting ready to open a new facility, Mainline Health Systems, Inc.’s snowball just keeps rolling....
Several Drew County residents have recently been victims of a phone scam operation. People posing as employees of Drew Memorial Health System have contacted multiple residents, attempting to sell...
On Wednesday at approximately 1:30 p.m., officers from the Monticello Police Department and Arkansas State Police arrested Kannika Jenkins, 26, of Monticello for murder in the first degree. This...
Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Arkansas and plan to film episodes of the hit series Amerian Pickers throughout the region in mid-October and November 2017! Amerian...
After a rather lengthy regular meeting concerned mainly with budgets, Monticello School District Superintendent Sandra Lanehart presented the highlights of the district’s annual report to the public...
Jay Hughes has announced his retirement as vice chancellor for university operations and student affairs at the University of Arkansas at Monticello effective Oct. 31. Hughes and his wife, Laura,...
In Tuesday’s Monticello City Council meeting, six alderman were present to discuss the City’s mobile home ordinance. Mayor David Anderson opened the unfinished business section of the meeting with...
After a fairly heated debate that included an impassioned outburst from a member of the gallery, the Drew County Quorum Court voted not to purchase the University Center Arena in its regular meeting...
Student success and making the University of Arkansas at Monticello a model open-access institution are the cornerstones of a new strategic plan for UAM approved recently by the University of...
Monticello is now home to its first cardiologist. Dr. Trace Garner has joined the CHI St. Vincent team and opened his cardiac practice at 366 South Main. He began seeing patients Monday. “I am so...
On Thursday, Aug. 31, Drew County Sheriff’s Deputy Daniel Garrison made a traffic stop on a vehicle with no license plate and having no working left tail light. As Garrison approached the vehicle,...
The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Drew County, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation officials. The purpose of this project is to...

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