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  1. Delegates set for convention on Lampkin seatRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... a special election ballot to finish the current term. The seat became vacant when state Rep. Sheilla Lampkin, D-Monticello, died Saturday night of ovarian cancer. Three candidates have declared their intention to seek the nomination. They are ...


  2. Arkansas' 3.9% rise in GDP ranks firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | NWAonline

    ... about a quarter of the state's agricultural products, said Pelkki, a professor at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, where the center is based. "The forest industry five, six years ago wasn't just in a recession, it was in a downright ...


  3. House district sets 2nd Nov. 8 vote for Lampkin seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | NWAonline

    A special election to fill the vacancy in House District 9 caused by the death of state Rep. Sheilla Lampkin, D-Monticello, was set Wednesday to coincide with the Nov. 8 general election, when voters will also choose her successor for the next term. Gov. Asa Hutchinson issued a proclamation Wednesday afternoon setting the date of the election, as well as an Aug. 8 deadline for political parties to select their nominees.


  4. Hutchinson announces plans to call special election to fill Rep. Lampkin's District 9 seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Arkansas Times

    ... to fill the Arkansas House of Representatives District 9 seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Sheilla Lampkin (D-Monticello). Hutchinson said he expected the election to coincide with the Nov. 8 general election. The district covers much of Drew ...


  5. Rep. Sheilla Lampkin dies after battle with ovarian cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Arkansas Times

    Rep. Sheilla Lampkin (D-Monticello) died late last night after a battle with ovarian cancer. She was 69. Lampkin is survived by former Drew County Judge Damon Lampkin . The Lampkins found out about the diagnosis earlier this month. House Minority ...


  6. Lampkin exits race in HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | NWAonline

    State Rep. Sheilla Lampkin, D-Monticello, won't be a candidate on the Nov. 8 general election ballot because she has cancer, her husband, Damon Lampkin, said Wednesday. Sheilla Lampkin, a 69-year-old retired teacher, has served in the House since 2011 and is vice chairman of the House Education Committee.


  7. James Kelly KilmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Log Cabin Democrat

    James Kelly Kilman was born June 8, 1961 in Monticello, Arkansas to Darrell and Barbara Ann Kilman. He passed from this life July 12, 2016 in Tulsa at the age of 55. James graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1985 with a degree in Architecture.


  8. Martha K. PageloffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | The Daily Gazette

    ... Arkansas, Mellie (Buck) Buchanan of Star City, Arkansas, and Annette Burnett and Shirley (Sam) Hawkins, both of Monticello, Arkansas; four brothers, Larry (Pauline) Stain, Roger Breedlove, and Buford Breedlove, all of Monticello, Arkansas, and Leon ...


  9. Arkansas-Monticello, Arkansas Tech athletes win league awardRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Washington Times

    Arkansas-Monticello baseball player Corey Wood and Arkansas Tech softball player Jalissa Gum have been named the Great American Conference athletes of the year. Wood led the Boll Weevils to a conference championship this year.


  10. Drew Memorial Hospital Starting $31M Expansion in MonticelloRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 |

    A flyover rendering of the completed Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello all new facilities have the darker gray roof as compared to the original building.


  11. Benton Avery SpeakmanRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    ... School in 1976, where he played both varsity football and basketball. He attended the University of Arkansas at Monticello and Memphis State University. Benton worked in the pneumatic/hydraulic field for more than 30 years, and consulted on several ...


  12. Life is hard on Young Gravelly RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | The Courier

    ... sitting on a total of 1,540 acres, The Joneses own 1,040 themselves. Jerry attended University of Arkansas at Monticello where he obtained his Bachelor's of science in forestry after graduating in 1975. Jones would work at the Forest Service, U.S. ...


  13. Judge fines lawyer $4k for late courthouse arrival, unmoved by claim of bad cellphone receptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | ABA Journal

    A murder trial was supposed to start Tuesday at 9 a.m. for Demarcus Veasey, who is accused of gunning down another young man early this year in Monticello, Arkansas. But when defense attorney Jim Morris arrived at 9:08 a.m., explaining that he'd had to take his daughter to camp in Little Rock and couldn't reach the court by phone due to cellphone reception issues, the case was already concluded for the day, reports Monticello Live .


  14. Higher education notebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    UAM restructuring focus on retention The University of Arkansas at Monticello will restructure the school's enrollment management office in efforts to raise retention and graduation rates.


  15. James Cooper Crow, 1952 - 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Tehachapi News

    James Cooper Crow, residing in Tehachapi, and long time resident of Monticello, Ark., and Bakersfield, went to sleep in the Lord Jesus on June 1, 2016. James was born to Cooper and Bertha Crow on June 29, 1952, in Dermott, Ark.


  16. UA System board committee accepts recommendations to increase tuition, feesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... Of the proposals, a suggested 11.8 percent increase in tuition and fees at the University of Arkansas at Monticello represents the highest percentage increase among the system's universities, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette previously reported . ...


  17. Brands To Believe In: Going Long With Popeyes And Captain D'sRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 |

    ... an area development agreement with Popeyes. Again, his gut had come into play. "When we opened a Subway in Monticello, Arkansas, there was a Popeyes next door. The first time I ate there, I knew right then that I could sell this. The food was ...


  18. SeaArk boats legacy of excellence transfers to Correct CraftRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 |

    ... service reputations. Correct Craft announced it plans to continue manufacturing SeaArk at its facility in Monticello, Arkansas. SeaArk Boats' prior owner and member of its founding family, Robin McClendon stated, "After fifty-eight years in the ...


  19. BioZyme Hires Chris Kyle As Area Sales ManagerRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | Agri Marketing

    ... he rodeo community and love to hunt and fish. Kyle has a degree in Ag Business from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.


  20. New 'Arkansans Ask' debuts May 23Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Log Cabin Democrat

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network will address chronic wasting disease in a new "Arkansans Ask" airing Monday, May 23, at 8 p.m. Tony Brooks, veteran reporter and host of AETN's "Agri Arkansas," leads this discussion about CWD, its presence in Arkansas and plans for moving forward. Panelists include experts from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, the Arkansas Department of Health and the University of Arkansas at Monticello.


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