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  1. Police: Monticello man dies after pickup crashesRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Arkansas State Police say a Monticello man was killed after he lost control of his pickup and it traveled down an embankment. A preliminary crash report says 35-year-old Luis Gonzalez was driving east on Barkada Road when he lost control of his 2001 Toyota pickup.


  2. One Dead After Accident Near Monticello Saturday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | FOX16

    A man is dead after a single-vehicle wreck in Drew County Saturday night. 34-year-old Luis Gonzalez of Monticello died in the accident.


  3. 12-year-old Boy Reported Missing, Monticello Police Gathering DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | FOX16

    Monticello police are working the FBI and other law agencies to gather details on a 12-year-old boy reported missing a week ago. They say they don't have much information yet regarding Tyler Jacob Carson of Harrison, AR except for that he wandered off.


  4. Finalist for UAM's top post drops outRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Arkansas Online

    One of the four finalists for the chancellorship at the University of Arkansas at Monticello has dropped out of the race, a spokesman said Monday.


  5. Rumer begins U.S. tour in NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    ... getting to the 2010 hit. Teacher's pet. Shirakbari's first music teachers, Frank and Laura Ferguson, drove from Monticello, Ark., to see their former student player. "I was kind of a lousy trumpet player, but you did encourage me to do this, and you ...


  6. Monticello curve work starts part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Arkansas Online

    The second phase of work on curves on U.S. 278 in Drew County, which was sparked by the death of a 21-year-old woman in a traffic crash, began Monday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said.


  7. 4 UAM chancellor finalists set to visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Arkansas Online

    The University of Arkansas at Monticello has scheduled interviews for its four finalists for chancellor.


  8. UCA's Runge named finalist for UAM chancellorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Steven Runge, University of Central Arkansas executive vice president and provost, is one of four finalists to replace Jack Lassiter as chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Runge is scheduled to visit the UAM campus April 13-14 to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.


  9. Resolution supporting Michigan Proposal 1 OK'd by Kalamazoo City CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 |

    The Kalamazoo City Commission signed off on a resolution Monday night in favor of Michigan's Proposal 1 to support road funding . Commissioners voted 7-0 in favor of the resolution, which urges voters to support the proposal when it heads to the ballot on May 5. Several commissioners said that although they wished state legislators had put more consideration into enacting a roads plan themselves instead of taking the issue to voters, they acknowledged Proposal 1 is the best option available during a time when the state's road infrastructure is in desperate need of funding.


  10. Linda Fay Shrum ChapmanRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... caring for people and always put others before herself. Survivors are her brother, Gary Shrum and wife Janice of Monticello, Ark.; her sister, Marianna Johnson of Conway; nieces and nephews, Heather Carter and husband Nick, Gabe Shrum, Keller ...


  11. David Hermas O'Connor 1941 - 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Verde Independent

    David Hermas O'Connor of Cornville passed away on March 13, 2015. He was born in Monticello, Arkansas on May 27, 1941.


  12. Breckenridge Village Woodshop Club Creates and Donates 2,000th CrossRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WebWire

    Breckenridge Village, a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community, is proud to announce that the members of the Woodshop Club will soon be completing the construction of the 2,000th ergonomically designed, wooden cross. The crosses fit comfortably into the hands of individuals with impaired hand mobility, and are shared with those who may be experiencing a loss, illness or traumatic event in their lives.


  13. Architects: Apple Tree site best for new Monticello high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    After evaluating six possible sites, school district architects believe land near the Apple Tree subdivision may be the best spot for a new Monticello High School. At a special Monticello school board meeting, they also rated three sites near Monticello Middle School as "good" options, but the land they looked at near the current high school came in fifth.


  14. UA-Monticello Narrows Chancellor Search to 4 FinalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 |

    The University of Arkansas at Monticello has narrowed its search for a new chancellor to four finalists, all from Arkansas.


  15. UAMS narrows chancellor search to 4 finalistsRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The University of Arkansas at Monticello has narrowed its search for a new chancellor to four finalists, all from Arkansas. The finalists are: Northwest Arkansas Community College Vice President Timothy Cornelius; Ozark College President Richard Dawe; graduate school dean Robert McGhee from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; and University of Central Arkansas executive Vice President and Provost Steven Range.


  16. Kalamazoo city commissioners listen to a presentation on Proposal 1.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 |

    A group backing a statewide ballot proposal aimed at funding roads took their message to a special meeting of the Kalamazoo City Commissioners Monday, trying to convince them to back the plan. Proposal 1, which will go before Michigan voters in May, would raise the state's sales tax by 1 percent and eliminate the sales tax on fuel.


  17. Kalamazoo City Commission urged to support statewide road funding proposal during special meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 |

    A representative of the Michigan Municipal League urged the Kalamazoo City Commission during a special meeting Monday to support a statewide road funding proposal before it heads to voters in May. During the 90-minute special meeting, John Lamacchia, a legislative associative on state affairs for the MML, outlined the need for additional funding for Michigan's roads, which he said rank last in the nation in terms of funding at $154 per capita. Proposal 1, a statewide proposal that will ask voters on May 5 to increase the state's sales tax from 6 percent to 7 percent, is projected to trigger laws that would generate some $1.25 billion a year in new road funding by 2018.


  18. Hilliker signs with Arkansas at MonticelloRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    CLEVELAND STANDOUT athlete Will Hilliker will turn his focus solely to football for the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Seated, from right, are Chanel Hilliker, Will Hilliker and William Hilliker.


  19. Forecasters: Ice, snow hit Arkansas, Missouri, OklahomaRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... of Oklahoma and northern Arkansas on Wednesday. Temperatures plummeted as a cold front crossed the states. At Monticello, Arkansas, the reading fell from 71 to 52 between 11 a.m. and noon. The National Weather Service predicted 4-6 inches of snow ...


  20. Monticello to discuss site evaluation for new high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Evaluation of six possible sites for a new Monticello High School will be discussed at a special school board meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the high school. In December, the board hired architect BLDD to look into possible landing places should a new high school be built.


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