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Water complaints from Monticello residents—everything from a chlorine or bleach smell to discolored water—have been raised for several weeks now. This problem was acknowledged and discussed by the...
Problems with sewer lines and the wastewater pond for Monticello prompted a trip to Little Rock and a meeting with the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality by Monticello Mayor Paige Chase,...
HOT SPRINGS—The August exhibit at Justus Fine Art Gallery will mark the 15th year of business for the gallery. The August Gallery Walk is also the 30th year of the Hot Springs Gallery Walk. The...
A desire to bring more people to Monticello and to share the idiosyncrasies of the largest town in Drew County has led the Monticello Advertising and Promotion Committee down many turning roads. The...
When the Georgia-Pacific hammer fell early last month, its reverberations were felt far and wide. Six weeks after the June 4 announcement G-P was “shutting down the equipment and processes supporting...
On March 15, 1919 in Paris, the first meeting that would form the American Legion was held. Just four months later, American Legion Post 2, Monticello was born, sharing the 100th anniversary of the...
Check out some of the many artifacts in our own Drew County Museum on Page 1B of this week's Advance-Monticellonian—out now! 
LITTLE ROCK) – Arkansas law enforcement officers will be working overtime shifts and regular patrols committed to the assignment of making state highways and streets safer by stopping drivers who don...
Since 2005, the Delta Leadership Institute has trained a diverse group of leaders dedicated to improving their communities through the Executive Academy. DLI was created to support and educate...
PINE BLUFF—A Keeping it in the Family Sustainable Forestry and African American Land Retention program meeting for woodland owners is scheduled for Monday, July 22, at The Great I Am Temple, 300...
With the severe shortage of blood affecting hospitals in southeast Arkansas, Drew Memorial Health Systems and LifeShare Blood Center are holding a blood drive today from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the DMHS...
The Advance-Monticellonian's annual Readers' Choice Awards balloting is available now in the weekly newspaper! Pick up your copy and vote for your favorities!
Purple Heart recipients filled the room of the Quorum Court meeting on Monday night as Drew County was designated a Purple Heart County. The Purple Heart is commonly referred to as the United States...
Ward 4’s vacant seat left in the wake of Johnathan Schell’s resignation was the reason for the special called city council meeting Tuesday night. Those wishing to fill the vacancy were invited to...
New protective gear for the fire department, a new vehicle for the police department and additional road signs for Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard (McCloy Street) was the agenda for the Monticello...
Immediately following the official Quorum Court agenda items Monday night, Drew County Judge Robert Akin briefed the court and the community on his and other county judges efforts’ to declare a state...

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