General News

Monticello Student Receives $1,000 Scholarship From Mainline Health Systems

Abbigail Goodding of Monticello, a junior biology and biochemistry double major at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Mainline Health Systems, Inc. The recipient of the Mainline Health Systems, Inc. Endowed Scholarship must be a resident of Lincoln, Drew, Bradley, Ashley, Chicot or Desha counties, a junior or senior in good academic standing majoring in a pre-professional medical field, and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better. The scholarship will be awarded each fall and spring semester. Pictured from left are Keith Williams, vice chairman of the Mainline Health Systems board of directors, Byron Montgomery, APRN and assistant clinical director, Cassi Bazar, executive assistant, Brittany Sears, marketing manager, Abbigail Goodding, Tafta McCain, chief financial officer, Ron Miller, chairman of the board, Allan Nichols, chief executive officer, and Amanda Gilbert, grants management director.

UAM Hosts "Dinner and Dollars" Event For Area School District Educators and Staff

MONTICELLO, AR - Understanding credit, college savings plans, investing and retirement planning are the subjects of "Dinner and Dollars," a workshop and dinner for area K-12 educators and school district staff to be hosted by the University of Arkansas at Monticello's School of Business April 5. The event will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Conference Room A of the Taylor Library and Technology Center.

UAM To Host 12th Annual Boll Weevil Stampede April 5-7

MONTICELLO, Ark. - More than 250 rodeo cowboys and cowgirls from 14 colleges and universities will compete at the 12th annual Boll Weevil Stampede hosted by the University of Arkansas at Monticello April 5-7.

Wind Symphony and Concert Band Free Performance Rescheduled For March 13

MONTICELLO, AR - A free public concert by the University of Arkansas at Monticello Wind Symphony and Concert Band has been rescheduled for March 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the UAM Fine Arts Center auditorium. The concert was originally scheduled for March 1 but was rescheduled due to flooding in the region.

John Davis Appointed By Governor To Arkansas Rural Development Commission

MONTICELLO, AR - Dr. John Davis, director of university relations and assistant professor of political science at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been appointed by Governor Asa Hutchinson to a five-year term on the 11-member Arkansas Rural Development Commission (ARDC).