Monticello Community Spotlight

March 11, 2020

The Weevil Stampede will run from March 12-14 each night at 7:00 PM at the Drew County Fairgrounds!

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for ages 6-12 and UAM students with ID. Children 5 & under are free.

August 20, 2019

Click the picture to read Genesee & Wyoming's write-up on the Monticello Public Rail Access!

June 10, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Secretary of State John Thurston’s Office will host a ‘Mobile Office’ at the Monticello Economic Development in DREW County on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Secretary Thurston released the following statement about this new program:

May 22, 2019

Mark your calendar for June 7, 2019!

Pauline Baptist Church will be hosting their first Food Truck Friday as a fun way to create community in our city!

Local vendors include:

March 25, 2019

TEDxUAMonticello will happen on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at the UAM Fine Arts Center, Doors will open at 5:30pm and the event will run from 6pm-9pm. There will be a raffle of $200 of gift cards to local businesses.

The event’s theme is “Planting Roots, Growing Higher,”...

September 7, 2018

Conway, Ark. - Deborah West, Executive Assistant, Monticello Economic Development Commission, has recently completed the Advanced Year class of the 32nd annual Community Development Institute (CDI) at the University of Central Arkansas on August 3, 2018.

The Advanced Ye...

May 25, 2018

On June 7th, the Malco Hollywood Cinema in Monticello will play host to an advance screening of The Perfect Host: A Southern Gothic Tale. The public are welcome to join investors and members of the cast and crew. Tickets can be purchased at the link below, and seats wi...

March 21, 2018


Is starting a business for you? Is a franchised business the best option?

Join us Tuesday, May 22, 2018 to learn how franchising can reduce the risk of ownership.  

The presentation will cover the following:

  • Basic information on franchising, including...

March 2, 2018

The talented cast of Aladdin JR. gave a special sneak peak performance at the Monticello-Drew County Chamber of Commerce & the Monticello Economic Development Commission's Annual Award Banquet. 

Based on the iconic animated film, with an Academy Award-winning score...

December 7, 2017

Come experience a Holiday Pops Extravaganza featuring Soprano Haley Greer, Bass-Baritone Greg Pearson, and dozens of local school children in performance with the South Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, now in its 61st season. Music will include traditional favorites and so...

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