Courtney Keller: Serving with an Open Heart & Mind

Courtney Keller: Serving with an Open Heart & Mind

  Courtney Keller’s love of science and desire to serve others led her to her “dream job” at Mainline Health Systems where she is a pharmacist. “I decided to pursue a career in pharmacy because I wanted to make a positive impact on...
Avoid these estate planning mistakes

Avoid these estate planning mistakes

  You save and invest to meet a variety of goals during your lifetime: college for your children, long vacations, a comfortable retirement, and so on. But you probably also want to leave something behind – to your loved ones and, possibly, to the charitable...
Early voting in March primary underway

Early voting in March primary underway

Early voting in the March primary election and nonpartisan judicial election begins Tuesday. Polls will be open from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday. Early voting ends March 2, the day before the primary. For...
UAM’s Leah Rowe wins Badger Invitational

UAM’s Leah Rowe wins Badger Invitational

  University of Arkansas at Monticello women’s golfer Leah Rowe won the Badger Invitational Tuesday at the Robert Trent Jones Magnolia Grove Crossings Course in Mobile, Alabama. As a team, the Blossoms finished in third place shooting a combined 952 in the...
UAM wins series, splits double-header with Harding

UAM wins series, splits double-header with Harding

The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team (4-6, 2-1 GAC) won a 3-game series against Harding University (5-4, 1-2 GAC) this weekend at Weevils Field in Monticello. UAM took the first game, 12-4, the second game, 5-1, and dropped the final game, 5-0. In...
Clark Roberts: Making a Difference

Clark Roberts: Making a Difference

  Personal experiences when he was a teen led Clark Roberts to a field where he could make a difference, helping those in need. He is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse at Mainline Health System’s clinic in Eudora. “After watching many close family...
Drew County Road Tax Election Results

Drew County Road Tax Election Results

  Drew County voters reinstated a one-cent sales tax for county road maintenance and improvements, according complete unofficial election results: FOR – 1,049 AGAINST – 297 Renewal of the long-standing tax failed by 14 votes in a special election last...
UAM splits 4-game series with Augustana

UAM splits 4-game series with Augustana

  The University of Arkansas-Monticello baseball team split a four-game series with Augustana University, this weekend at home. The No. 21 ranked Weevils took the first game of a double-header on Saturday, edging No. 13 ranked Augustana Vikings, 5-4, before...
Cast for the Sound of Music announced

Cast for the Sound of Music announced

The cast for the Southeast Concert Association’s 2020 musical production of The Sound of Music has been selected. The public performances premiere on March 10 at the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Fine Art Center. The cast will take their final bows the...
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Be aware of Social Security myths

  Social Security can be one source of retirement income for you and your spouse. To maximize your benefits, you’ll need to make some key decisions and be aware of some common myths. • Myth 1: Always take Social Security early. You can file for Social Security...
UAM picked third in NCBWA preseason poll

UAM picked third in NCBWA preseason poll

  The University of Arkansas-Monticello baseball team was a top three pick in the 2020 National Collegiate Baseball Writers’ Association (NCBWA) Division II Central Region Preseason Poll after finishing the 2019 season with a 34-16 record and earning a spot...
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Are you a mindful investor?

  Recently, we’ve seen an increased interest in mindfulness, although the concept itself is thousands of years old. Essentially, being mindful means you are living very much in the present, highly conscious of your thoughts and feelings. However, being mindful...
ACMC CEO Phillip Gilmore elected president of ADH board

ACMC CEO Phillip Gilmore elected president of ADH board

  Phillip K. Gilmore, chief executive officer of the Ashley County Medical Center, has been elected to serve as president of the Arkansas Department of Health Board, after serving as president-elect in 2019. Gilmore was appointed to the ADH board by Governor Asa...
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Don’t play politics with your portfolio

  You’re probably aware this is an election year. During the next several months, the candidates will discuss issues that should greatly interest you as a citizen. But as an investor, how concerned should you be with the results of the presidential and...