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As usual, the Drew County Log A Load for Kids committee delivered. The annual banquet drew more people, the auction items were selling like hotcakes and those in attendance discovered just how much...
Since 1976, the Southeast Arkansas Concert Association has “brought the arts” to the area, according to their website. Tuesday, the organization released its 2019-20 schedule. This season, the...
Two motions were presented in the ongoing Stephanie Rogers case Thursday morning—and both were denied by Tenth Judicial Circuit Judge Quincey Ross. Stephanie Rogers’ attorney, Patrick Benca of Little...
Anglers, take note: Pat Fitts, the director of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, has removed all daily sportfish limits and length limits on Lake Monticello—for all species of fish—in an...
Thanks to the Regular Session of Arkansas’ 92nd General Assembly, Monticello School District administrators have been busy. As a group, they presented policy updates made available through the...
In a jam-packed meeting, the Drew Central School District School Board first approved the transfer of $950,000 from the operating fund to the building fund, then heard a presentation from DCSD...
Some unique pieces have made their way into the Drew County Log A Load for Kids auction since 1993. Chances are, though, none is more distinct than one of the items those that attend this year’s...
Boaters on Lake Monticello were greeted by a sign this weekend warning them to boat at their own risk due to problems discovered along the Hunger Run Dam last week. Light was shed on the potential...
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! 

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