Friday Jul 25
Arson Suspects Named in Drew County Apartment Fire
Deputies with the Drew County Sheriff's Office are searching for a man and woman suspected of setting fire to an apartment this week.
Work on Highway 278 to mean lane closures
The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department says upcoming work on Highway 278 in Drew County will mean lane closures along the roadway.
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Police: Arkansas Teacher, 57, Admits 'Inappropriate' Lesbian Sex With Girl, 16
On Wednesday, June 11, 2014, Drew Central High School Teacher Helen Banks, 57, of Monticello was arrested by authorities with the Drew County Sheriff's Office and Arkansas State Police.
Deputies: Teacher in Monticello Admits Inappropriate Contact with High School Student
A local high school teacher is out of jail on bond after being arrested for having inappropriate contact and communication with a 16-year-old female student.
Deputy Arrests City Councilman for Public Intoxication, Threatening to Pull Gun
According to police reports the Monticello Councilman, Cedric Leonard, was brought into a confrontation by the owner of an ATV who was upset that the deputy was trying to tow the ATV after kids were driving it on the street.