Three honored from UAM Psychology Department
Three honored from UAM Psychology Department
Three honored from UAM Psychology Department
CCA Homecoming Queen and Court announced
Drew County COVID-19; Flu update
Arkansas Blue Cross gives additional funding to rural medical facilities to maintain digital health network

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News | Posted 4 hours 46 min ago
Peace in this world is a rare commodity. The Bible begins with man at peace with God in Genesis and ends with mankind at peace forever in Revelation. But between the beginning and the end, there is very little of it. The entrance of sin brought an end to lasting peace in this world until the day the Prince of Peace returns. The subject of peace is popular to talk about, but rarely experienced. Someone calculated that from 36 BC to AD 1968 there were 14,553 known wars.  Since 1958 over 100...
Obituaries | Posted 4 hours 56 min ago
Carolyn Ann Clair, 85, of Monticello, passed away Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Drew Memorial Health System. She was born July 31, 1935, to the late William Herbert and Mattie Bowden Files in Monroe, La. She was an interior designer until her retirement.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Irwin Clair; and son, Michael Edwin Clair.
She is survived by two sons, William Files Clair (Jamie), of Gilmer, Texas, and Robert Erwin Clair and (Kiply), of Monticello; one sister, Sterling...
News | Posted 01/23/2021 - 3:55am
The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to launch the Statewide Community Resources Portal, a website that connects schools and communities with much-needed information about available support services around the state. As a result of COVID-19, many students and families were in need of essential support services, or “wrap-around” services, such as financial, healthcare, and housing assistance. While many organizations provide such services around the state, a comprehensive repository...
Obituaries | Posted 01/23/2021 - 3:45am
Gregory Reid, 64, of Wilmar, passed away Jan. 1, 2021.  He was born Nov. 15, 1956 to the late Eugene and Rosela Cobb Jackson.  He was a mechanic. He is survived by his wife, Bennie Walton Reid; children, Markisha Walton and Samuel Walton; grandchildren, Mykeisha Allen, Shakira Allen, Cynthia Walton, Eliza Walton and Krissy Swift; his aunt, Sherry Cobb; and a hoist of nieces, nephews, family and friends. His service was Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021 in Wilmar Cemetery at 1 p.m. with Rev. Christopher...
News | Posted 01/23/2021 - 3:35am
Two faculty members and a student from the University of Arkansas at Monticello, gave the University a reason to celebrate as they swept the Arkansas Psychological Association statewide academic awards this year. Dr. Richard Clubb, Dean for social and Behavioral Sciences, and Dr. Seungyeon Lee, Associate Professor of Psychology, were selected as co-winners of the ArPA Academic Psychologist of the Year award for 2020 and Magnus Gray of Warren, a senior double majoring in psychology and business...

News

News | Posted 4 hours 46 min ago
Peace in this world is a rare commodity. The Bible begins with man at peace with God in Genesis and ends with mankind at peace forever in Revelation. But between the beginning and the end, there is very little of it. The entrance of sin brought an end to lasting peace in this world until the day the Prince of Peace returns. The subject of peace is popular to talk about, but rarely experienced. Someone calculated that from 36 BC to AD 1968 there were 14,553 known wars.  Since 1958 over 100...
News | Posted 01/23/2021 - 3:55am
The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to launch the Statewide Community Resources Portal, a website that connects schools and communities with much-needed information about available support services around the state. As a result of COVID-19, many students and families were in need of essential support services, or “wrap-around” services, such as financial, healthcare, and housing assistance. While many organizations provide such services around the state, a comprehensive repository...
News | Posted 01/23/2021 - 3:35am
Two faculty members and a student from the University of Arkansas at Monticello, gave the University a reason to celebrate as they swept the Arkansas Psychological Association statewide academic awards this year. Dr. Richard Clubb, Dean for social and Behavioral Sciences, and Dr. Seungyeon Lee, Associate Professor of Psychology, were selected as co-winners of the ArPA Academic Psychologist of the Year award for 2020 and Magnus Gray of Warren, a senior double majoring in psychology and business...
News | Posted 01/22/2021 - 3:45am
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.

Obituaries

Obituaries | Posted 4 hours 56 min ago
Carolyn Ann Clair, 85, of Monticello, passed away Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Drew Memorial Health System. She was born July 31, 1935, to the late William Herbert and Mattie Bowden Files in Monroe, La. She was an interior designer until her retirement.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Irwin Clair; and son, Michael Edwin Clair.
She is survived by two sons, William Files Clair (Jamie), of Gilmer, Texas, and Robert Erwin Clair and (Kiply), of Monticello; one sister, Sterling...
Obituaries | Posted 01/23/2021 - 3:45am
Gregory Reid, 64, of Wilmar, passed away Jan. 1, 2021.  He was born Nov. 15, 1956 to the late Eugene and Rosela Cobb Jackson.  He was a mechanic. He is survived by his wife, Bennie Walton Reid; children, Markisha Walton and Samuel Walton; grandchildren, Mykeisha Allen, Shakira Allen, Cynthia Walton, Eliza Walton and Krissy Swift; his aunt, Sherry Cobb; and a hoist of nieces, nephews, family and friends. His service was Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021 in Wilmar Cemetery at 1 p.m. with Rev. Christopher...
Obituaries | Posted 01/22/2021 - 4:00am
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 01/22/2021 - 3:30am
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...

Sports

Sports | Posted 01/22/2021 - 4:15am
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 01/22/2021 - 3:38am
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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