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Local Burial Association Has State Hearing on Wednesday

January 26th, 2015 by


Pursuant to its supervisory authority over Arkansas burial associations, Ark. Code Ann. 5 23-7S-109, and its statutory authority to conduct hearings and revoke licenses and authorities. Ark. Code. Sec. 23-78-124, the Arkansas Burial Association Board (the Board) has determined that it will conduct a hearing on its own coniplaint against Linda Shepherd, Secrctary-Treasurer of the Drew County Burial Association
(Respondent Shepherd ), and Joseph Caveness, President of the Drew County Burial Association (“despondent Caveness ). Respondent Shepherd and Respondent Caveness are hereafter referred to collectively as the “Respondents.
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Daily Legislative Report

January 26th, 2015 by

State seal(Last report from last week.)

Hopefully a hurtle has now been overcome. In a speech delivered at UAMS, Governor Hutchinson asked the legislature to fund the Private Option through the end of 2016. He will also be creating a health reform task force to make recommendations for the future of health care in our state by the end of this year. The Private Option currently insures over 200,000 Arkansans.

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Appropriate Present for a Vetetan

January 25th, 2015 by

imageRecently, for his 91st birthday, WWII Veteran P.Q. Gardner received from his nephew, Larry Gardner, a Quilt of Valor.

Quilted by members of the Quilt of Valor Foundation, including Larry’s wife, Teddy, the quilt will be registered with the Foundation. These specially-made quilts are given to veterans and are a way of saying “Thank you for your service, sacrifice, and valor in serving our nation.”

Pictured are [ l-r] P.Q. Gardner, Larry Gardner, Brenda Lipton, Bonnie Ellis.

5th Thursday Night Singing at Campground Methodist-Thursday-7 PM

January 25th, 2015 by

musicThe “Joyce Pevey” 5th Thursday night singing will be held at the Mt. Pleasant “Campground” UMC at 7:00 PM on January 29th. Everyone is invited and refreshments will be provided at the conclusion as usual. Please come and support the shape note gospel music that Joyce loved and supported so much. Thanks to Gay Young, Joy Lawson and Kay Berryman for their help in continuing this endeavor that Joyce loved so dearly!

The church is located approximately 7 miles North of Monticello. Turn left off Hwy 425 on Campground Road and the church is less than one mile on the right.

Chamber Seeking “Man & Woman of the Year” Nominations

January 23rd, 2015 by

chamberThe Monticello-Drew County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2014 Man and Woman of the Year awards. Winners will be announced at the annual Chamber/MEDC Awards Banquet on February 17.

Nomination forms are available at the Chamber of Commerce, or by calling 367-6741. All nominations must be submitted in writing to the chamber office no later than 4:00 p.m. on February 5, 2015.

Monticello UDC Attend Lee, Jackson, Maury Dinner In Pine Bluff

January 23rd, 2015 by
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L to Right Slemons group, Jan West, Terri Wolfe, Joe Rawls, Annette Rawls, Beth Thurman, Connie Mullis

William F. Slemons, Ch. 977 of Monticello United Daughters of the Confederacy were the guests of the David O. Dodd Pine Bluff Chapter of the UDC. The occasion was the Lee, Jackson, Maury Dinner held at the Pine Bluff Country Club on Saturday, Jan. 17. Five of our members and one guest were able to attend. Read the rest of this entry »

Annual Effie E. Brooks Lil Miss Rosebud-Nicholson Pageant

January 23rd, 2015 by

The Effie E. Brooks Civic Club is accepting application for contestants between the ages of 6-12 for our Annual Effie E. Brooks Lil Miss Rosebud-Nicholson Pageant. The Effie. E. Brooks Civic Club is asking all churches to sponsor a youth for this event. A meeting is scheduled for Saturday, January 24.2015 @ 4:00p.m; at the Pilgrim Rest A.M.E. Church located on North Baily Street in Monticello. For more information contact the Chairperson of the Pageant Mrs. Angelia Anderson @ 870-723-4718

Bridge Club Winners

January 23rd, 2015 by
Winners at the Town and Gown Duplicate Bridge Club on Monday, January 19 were:
1st place Don Stephan and Marvin Fawley
2nd place Sandra Lloyd and Jean Palsa
3rd place Gene Gulledge and Lowell Lynde

Library Programs for February

January 22nd, 2015 by

February 10th @ 9:00am- Senior Citizen Bingo

February 10th @ 6:00pm- Author Janis Kearny will be discussing her new book “Sundays with T.J.” Janis served as president Clinton’s personal diarist during his presidency.

February 19th @ 10:00am- Children’s Story Time

February 20th @ 11:00, 12:00, &1:00- Adult Computer Classes

February 24th @ 5:30- Adult Appetizer Cooking Class. There is a $12.00 supply fee for this class.

Monticello Weather

Today is forecast to be Warmer than yesterday.
Tuesday 01/27 0%
High 63° / Low 37°
Mainly sunny. High 63F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday 01/28 0%
High 62° / Low 51°
Sunny. High 62F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.

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