Days Inn Monticello
War Eagle Boats
Pines Broadcasting Company
Drew Count Dem. Party
Frazer’s Funeral Home
Secure Storage 2
Head of the Class
Johnson’s Showroom Furniture
South Arkansas Business Solutions
Ashley County Medical Center 2
Entergy Thank You
Immanuel Baptist Church
Southern Quality Construction
Gibson & Keith
Corner Express (O&M Oil Co.)
Union Bank 1
Lucky’s Of Monticello
LifeShare No Date
Rex Nelson spoke to about 40 Southeast Arkansas Political Animals, recently, at Western Sizzlin.
The Ashley County Democratic Party elected these party members to serve as their delegates to select the Democratic Party’s candidate for State representative District 9, replacing the late Sheilla Lampkin on the ballot for the 2017-2018 term – Summer Robertson (alternate), Emily Wisener, Jimmy Jeffress, Candace Jeffress, C T Foster, Johnie Bolin, Doris Smith (alternate)
The 2 county convention will be held next Thursday at 6 pm at UAM’s Spencer Gallery.
District 9 State Representative Sheilla Lampkin announced Tuesday she plans to withdraw from her current bid for re-election to the 2017-2018 term, citing health issues as the reason for her departure from the race.
The process for filing for school board seat candidates has been completed.
These are printouts of the final, unofficial Drew County election results for all races, from Tuesday night.
With all precincts reporting,
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Early voting is now underway, in the primary election that will decide 4 city council seats in Monticello, the newly combined Drew-Bradley District Court Judge, and several other state and national races, including the US Presidential nominees for each party.
Today, February 1st is the Voter Registration Deadline for March 1st Primary Election
Tommy Newman Announces Candidacy for City Council Alderman, Ward 2, Position 1 in the upcoming 2016 Democratic Primary Election that will take place on March 1st.
Drew County Circuit Clerk Beverly Burks of Wilmar has announced her candidacy for re-election in the 2016 general election. Burks, a Democrat, is currently serving her first year in office.
Prior to taking office in January, Burks worked two years as a deputy clerk in the Drew County Clerk’s office and served as editor of the Advance-Monticellonian for 14 years.
Thursday night’s open meeting about Drew Memorial Hospital’s proposed 1/4 cent extension of the expiring 1/2 cent library tax provided a chance for members of the public to meet the new surgeons, as well as hear updated statistics on surgery, and see the drawings of the new facility.
The question & answer session was also informative, especially dealing with the current 40 year old operating room.
Drew County Treasurer Charlie Searcy has announced that he will be seeki a third term in the Republican primary.
A 1985 graduate of Monticello High School, Searcy received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Arkansas at Monticello in 1989. He has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1993.
Judge Sara M. Sawyer-Hartness has formally announced her candidacy for the position of District Judge for the newly formed 28th District Court, serving Drew and Bradley Counties. The 28th District Court was formed by the Arkansas Legislature in April of 2015 merging the Bradley and Drew County District Court’s into the 28th District Court, presided over by one full time Judge.
Judge Bruce Anderson announced his intention to seek election as District Judge for Bradley and Drew Counties in the 2016 election to be held March 1. He has served 10 years as a Bradley District Judge. In 2014 the Arkansas Legislature changed the District Judgeship to a full time position.
Attorney P. Luevonda Ross announced her intentions to seek the position of 10th Judicial Circuit Judge for Ashley, Bradley, Chicot, Desha and Drew Counties, division 4.
Here are their vote totals, by county against their Republican opponents, according to the Secretary of State’s totals.
Congressman Mike Ross, a Democratic candidate for Governor, held a rally and “meet and greet” at the Sadie Johnson Community Center, late Tuesday afternoon.
Ross was introduced by State Representative Sheilla Lampkin, then briefly spoke to the crowd from the podium. Hey spoke to members of the crowd of 160, as barbecue sandwiches were prepared for the group.
Former Monticello Mayor Joe Rogers filed as an independent candidate, Wednesday, for the mayor’s position in the November election.
Holiday Inn Express
The Guest House
Jerry Cruce Stump Grinding
Reggie’s Lock & Key
NorthSide Baptist Church
Drew Farm / Drew Outdoor & Casual Wear
Advantage Flight Training & Service
Advertise With Monticello Live
Ashley County Medical Center
Cass Martin Realty
Union Bank 2
Atlas Foundation Repair
Custom Truck / Spee-D-Lube
The Computer Guys
Monticello Tire (Goodyear)
Razorback Body Shop
Cash Saver Food Outlet
Ray Ryburn Real Estate
Monticello Animal Clinic