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Gubernatorial Candidate Visiting Monticello, Tuesday

Monday, December 6th, 2021

Chris JonesChris Jones, a candidate for Governor of the state of Arkansas, will be in Monticello, at the Chamber of Commerce.

At 10am, he will be meeting with the business community.  At 10:30, meeting with community leader.  At 11 am, he will be having a round table discussion.   His local supporters invite you to attend and meet Dr. Chris Jones.

County JP District New Boundaries – Videos

Wednesday, October 27th, 2021


Tim Nichols Announces Candidacy for Sheriff

Friday, September 17th, 2021

Tim Nichols “I, Tim Nichols will be seeking the office of Drew County Sheriff in the upcoming 2022 election.

I wanted to make this announcement now, because the task ahead will be no easy feat. Time is of the essence and I have some work to do. However, the work has to be done and I’m ready to do it.

All I ask for is your prayers, support and vote!

Do not hesitate to reach out to me if you have any questions or concerns!”

God Bless,
Tim Nichols

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Visits Monticello

Thursday, June 17th, 2021

Sarah Huckabee Sanders F189EEFC-E052-4AE1-9358-CC70208B00CBSarah Huckabee Sanders, a republican candidate for governor, visited Monticello, this past Thursday evening, for a fundraising event at City Park.

Sanders was the press secretary for President Donald Trump and is the daughter of former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee.

2 Challengers Win County JP Seats

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

2 incumbent Quorum Court members lost their positions on the county’s governing board, Tuesday when Steve Piggot and Donna Harton Usry defeated Tommy Gray and Chris Barnett for their seats, in districts 5 & 6.

Carole Bulloch, district 4, defeated Brad Alexander, for her position.
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2 New Aldermen take City Council Seats

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

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2 changes were decided, Tuesday night, on the Monticello City Council.

Clarrissa Pace defeated Joe Meeks, in his bid for reelection, representing Ward 3.

Mark Tiner defeated John Carter, to take the position of Jack Lassiter, who did not seek reelection in Ward 4.

Election Day, Polls Close at 7:30 pm- 4861 Early Votes Cast

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020

Election day420 yesterday
193 Saturday
461 Friday
353 Thursday
320 Wednesday
380 Tuesday
358 Monday

209 Saturday
459 Friday
390 Thursday
386 Wednesday
415 Tuesday
512 Monday

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Voters are required to bring their ID, and given a stylus to use through the voting process, to eliminate everyone touching voting screens.

Election voting centers are open from 7:30am-7:30p, Tuesday.

Governor Asa Hutchinson Endorses Ben Gilmore for State Senate: “I know he will represent the people of District 26 well.” Pd.Pol.Ad

Monday, October 19th, 2020

BenGilmoreToday, Republican Ben Gilmore received an endorsement from Governor Asa Hutchinson in his bid for State Senate District 26, which includes Ashley, Bradley, Chicot, Drew, and portions of Cleveland, Desha, and Lincoln Counties.

“Ben has the experience to lead and is committed to southeast Arkansas,” said Governor Hutchinson. “He understands state government, the issues facing our state, and I know he will represent the people of District 26 well.”

Gilmore issued the following statement:
“I thank the Governor for his support of my campaign. As your State Senator, I will work to lower taxes, grow jobs, defend life, uphold the Second Amendment, and protect religious liberty.” (more…)

County Clerk Lyna Gulledge, Resigning effective December 31, Moving to North Arkansas – Video

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020


Lyna GulledgeMrs. Gulledge has served 16 years as County Clerk, after working as a deputy clerk, in 2004.

She also told the Quorum Court JPs, Monday night, that two of her deputy clerks, who have been considering retirement, will also be leaving, at the end of the year.

Several of the JP ‘s, the County Judge, as well as the county attorney, expressed their appreciation to Mrs. Gullege, for her years of service.

A standing round of applause, concluded the emotional announcement.

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