Speakers included Dorothy Hall, candidate for State Rep. District 10, Sheriff Mark Gover, and Democratic nominee for US Senator, Conner Eldridge.
Southern Quality Construction
Lucky’s Of Monticello
Corner Express (O&M Oil Co.)
LifeShare No Date
War Eagle Boats
Seark Sod Farm
Pines Broadcasting Company
Re-Elect Sheilla Lampkin
Secure Storage 2
Head of the Class
NorthSide Baptist Church
Johnson’s Showroom Furniture
South Arkansas Business Solutions
Superior Home Inspection Services LLC
Ashley County Medical Center 2
Atlas Foundation Repair
Immanuel Baptist Church
Union Bank 1
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.
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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.
Former Mayor Joe Rogers entered the mayors race, Thursday, by filing his petition to run as an Independent in the June 24 special election.
Rogers also plans to run for the 4 year term as Mayor, in the general election, in November.
Rogers served as Mayor from 2007-2010, and runs Rogers Mens Wear.
The Republican Party of Drew County was saddened by the news this week of the death of Mayor Allen Maxwell. His service to the city of Monticello and the Great State of Arkansas are to be applauded. Whichever side you fall on politically it is always a sacrifice to serve the people while in office.
Union Bank 2
Custom Truck / Spee-D-Lube
The Computer Guys
Gibson & Keith
Monticello Tire (Goodyear)
Razorback Body Shop
Days Inn Monticello
Cash Saver Food Outlet
Ray Ryburn Real Estate
Monticello Animal Clinic
Holiday Inn Express
The Guest House
Reggie’s Lock & Key
Drew Farm / Drew Outdoor & Casual Wear
Ashley County Medical Center
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Cass Martin Realty