CCA Homecoming Queen and Court announced
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Sports | Posted 15 hours 43 min ago
The Drew Central Pirates traveled to McGehee on Tuesday, January 12 but could not overcome a 10-point deficit at the half as the Owls went on to hand the Pirates their second straight loss 50-43. The Owls were able to gain a two-point advantage after the first quarter, outscoring the Pirates 12-10, McGehee was able to increase their lead in the second quarter, outscoring Drew Central 18-10 to take a 30-20 lead at the half. The Pirates came back to play McGehee even in the third quarter 12-12...
Obituaries | Posted 15 hours 58 min ago
Sandra Diane Johnson, native of Monticello, and resident of Maurepas, La. passed away Monday, Jan. 11, at the age of 65.  Sandra’s hobbies included art, music, fishing, flowers and trying to crack the lottery numbers. Sandra is survived by her mother, Patsy Ruth Judkins; daughters, Tylana Bocksnick (Tim Turner), Charity Fuller-McClantoc (Charlie McClantoc), Holly Fuller-Murray (Ban Murray); sons, Shane Bocksnick, Neil Johnson (Stephanie Johnson); grandchildren, Sophia Bocksnick, Michael...
News | Posted 16 hours 13 min ago
Like most holidays and celebrations since the arrival of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and the normal week of activities looked a little different this year with events transformed to drive through service or virtual celebrations. The week kicked off with the Drew County NAACP Branch #6042 hosting a drive through prayer breakfast at Holmes Chapel Presbyterian Church, 527 East McCloy Street, on Monday, Jan. 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. followed by a...
Sports | Posted 16 hours 20 min ago
The Drew Central Lady Pirates struggles continued this week as they dropped two conference games against McGehee and Lakeside. First against McGehee on Tuesday, January 12, the lady Pirates traveled to McGehee to face the Lady Owls. McGehee got out in front of the Lady Pirates in the first quarter, 15-7. McGehee was able to outscore Drew Central in the second quarter 18-14 to take a 33-21 lead at the half. The Lady Owls continued to control the scoreboard in the third and fourth quarters,...
Obituaries | Posted 16 hours 28 min ago
Travon Rondrrickous Thompson, 27, of Crossett, died Monday, Jan. 11, at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock, he was a native of Hamburg but a resident of Crossett and a member of Christ Temple Pentecostal Church in Hamburg. He was preceded in death by his maternal great grandparents, Easter Mae and Hershely Thompson. He is survived by his mother, Laturjia "Tonya" Thompson-Lewis, of Crossett; his father, Eddie Dewayne Hobbs, of Loveland, Co.; five sisters, Akasha Jnea Greene (Antwone),...

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News | Posted 16 hours 13 min ago
Like most holidays and celebrations since the arrival of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and the normal week of activities looked a little different this year with events transformed to drive through service or virtual celebrations. The week kicked off with the Drew County NAACP Branch #6042 hosting a drive through prayer breakfast at Holmes Chapel Presbyterian Church, 527 East McCloy Street, on Monday, Jan. 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. followed by a...
News | Posted 01/21/2021 - 4:39pm
Cornerstone Christian Academy announces their 2020/2021 Homecoming Queen and her court.  Queen Jolie Kelley, is joined by Anna Garner, Junior maid; Josalyn Kelley, Freshman maid; Bailey Ratliff, 8th grade maid; and Addison Frazer, 7th grade maid.  Cornerstone will be hosting the Masquerade Ball Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 22.
News | Posted 01/21/2021 - 4:33pm
Arkansas producers planted about 180,000 acres of winter wheat in the fall of 2020, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The acreage is the highest for the state since 2017, when growers planted about 200,000 acres. While the acreage represents an increase of more than 24 percent over 2019’s plantings, Arkansas wheat acreage is still a fraction of what it was less than a decade ago, when growers planted about 680,000 acres in 2013. Winter wheat seedings...
News | Posted 01/21/2021 - 1:53pm
  Thursday:Chicken and dumplings, peas, peaches and cottage cheese, mixed berry bar Friday:Ham steak, mashed potato, gravy, green beans ,mandarin oranges, chocolate cookie bar Monday:Chili, corn chips, side salad, sugar cookie, Cutie oranges Tuesday:Fried chicken, stewed potato, mixed greens,cornbread, pear cobbler Wednesday:Mac and Cheese with Ham, steamed broccoli, pickled beets, brownie, roll All lunches have a choice of sweet tea and milk.The Senior Center serves curbside lunch for citizens...
News | Posted 01/19/2021 - 4:25am
The Gibson & Keith, PLLC, law firm of Monticello announced that attorney Daniel H. Wigley has associated with their firm. A Monticello native, Mr. Wigley graduated from Monticello High School where he participated in football and other sports. He thereafter completed his undergraduate work at Arkansas State University, and went on to enter the University of Arkansas Law School where he competed in numerous trial and negotiations competitions and represented clients through the school’s...

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Obituaries | Posted 15 hours 58 min ago
Sandra Diane Johnson, native of Monticello, and resident of Maurepas, La. passed away Monday, Jan. 11, at the age of 65.  Sandra’s hobbies included art, music, fishing, flowers and trying to crack the lottery numbers. Sandra is survived by her mother, Patsy Ruth Judkins; daughters, Tylana Bocksnick (Tim Turner), Charity Fuller-McClantoc (Charlie McClantoc), Holly Fuller-Murray (Ban Murray); sons, Shane Bocksnick, Neil Johnson (Stephanie Johnson); grandchildren, Sophia Bocksnick, Michael...
Obituaries | Posted 16 hours 28 min ago
Travon Rondrrickous Thompson, 27, of Crossett, died Monday, Jan. 11, at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock, he was a native of Hamburg but a resident of Crossett and a member of Christ Temple Pentecostal Church in Hamburg. He was preceded in death by his maternal great grandparents, Easter Mae and Hershely Thompson. He is survived by his mother, Laturjia "Tonya" Thompson-Lewis, of Crossett; his father, Eddie Dewayne Hobbs, of Loveland, Co.; five sisters, Akasha Jnea Greene (Antwone),...
Obituaries | Posted 01/21/2021 - 4:48pm
Georgette Maria King, 87, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021.  She was born Jan. 12, 1934 in Wembay, Belgium.  She is preceded in death by her husband,  W. H. (Bill)  King, of Monticello; and her grandmother, Madame Pauline Poncur, of Wembay, Belgium, who raised her. She is survived by her guardian, Susie Matheny; brother-in-law, Donald Lee King (Diana); nephew, Jason King; former sister-in-law, Mary Faye King; two daughters, two grand-daughters and two stepsons. A graveside service was held...
Obituaries | Posted 01/21/2021 - 4:47pm
Ovetta Click, 85 of Crossett, died Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, at her residence.  She was a native of Mobile, Ala., but a resident of Crossett for 63 years.  She was a member of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and a retired restaurant cook.   She was preceded in death by her husband, Eunis Nathaniel Click in 2011; a son, Eunis N. Click Jr. in 1982; her parents, Willie and Annie Mae Spears Williams; three sisters; Annie Lee Norwood, Virgie Dean 'Red Girl' Nickerson, and Cora Mae Couser; and one...
Obituaries | Posted 01/19/2021 - 4:32am
Mollie Pearl Tipton, 88, of Dermott, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021.  Mollie was born in Dermott, Arkansas on April 13, 1932 to the late Robert and Katie Joiner. She was a member of Dermott Church of Christ. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin “Bo” Tipton.  Survivors include her sons, Roger Dale Tipton of Ashdown,  Robert David Tipton of Dermott,  and Roland Douglas Tipton of Hot Springs; sisters, Bertha Mae Henry of Dermott, and Cavie Dean Bowden of...

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Sports | Posted 15 hours 43 min ago
The Drew Central Pirates traveled to McGehee on Tuesday, January 12 but could not overcome a 10-point deficit at the half as the Owls went on to hand the Pirates their second straight loss 50-43. The Owls were able to gain a two-point advantage after the first quarter, outscoring the Pirates 12-10, McGehee was able to increase their lead in the second quarter, outscoring Drew Central 18-10 to take a 30-20 lead at the half. The Pirates came back to play McGehee even in the third quarter 12-12...
Sports | Posted 16 hours 20 min ago
The Drew Central Lady Pirates struggles continued this week as they dropped two conference games against McGehee and Lakeside. First against McGehee on Tuesday, January 12, the lady Pirates traveled to McGehee to face the Lady Owls. McGehee got out in front of the Lady Pirates in the first quarter, 15-7. McGehee was able to outscore Drew Central in the second quarter 18-14 to take a 33-21 lead at the half. The Lady Owls continued to control the scoreboard in the third and fourth quarters,...
Sports | Posted 01/21/2021 - 5:04pm
The Monticello Billies undefeated streak has come to an end with two consecutive conference losses this past week. Hosting Magnolia on Tuesday, January 12, the Panthers were able to jump out to a 15-9 lead in the first quarter. The Billies only scoring in the quarter came from Ked Anderson who scored all nine of Monticello’s points in the quarter. Monticello was able to increase their scoring output in the second quarter behind Nick Smith’s five points as the Billies went on to score 15 total...
Sports | Posted 01/21/2021 - 3:57pm
The University of Arkansas at Monticello continued their conference season with games at Southern Arkansas University and Henderson State this past week with one contest scheduled at home against Ouachita Baptist being canceled due to Ouachita having to take Covid-19 protocol initiatives. At Southern Arkansas, UAM took an early first half lead with SAU tying the contest at 16 with 13:28 remaining in the half. Each team swapped the lead for the remainder of the half with UAM taking a one-point...
Sports | Posted 01/17/2021 - 4:35am
JASPER — A team researching chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer in the heart of the area where it is most prevalent in Arkansas will begin capturing and monitoring deer in January. Most people won’t notice research is occurring, although others may run across activity or structures that aren’t familiar, especially in Newton and Searcy counties. The purpose of the study is to obtain a better understanding of how deer afflicted with CWD move across the landscape, survive and reproduce,...

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