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Archive for October, 2013

Scooby Doo, Where Are You?……. In Monticello?

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

z scoobyBart Gregory, of Pure Pressure Power Washing, recently held a FaceBook contest to select the new paint scheme for his work van’s new paint job.

The winning design was ‘Scooby Doo’s Mystery Machine.”

Bart, who also does residential and commercial exterior painting (224-2045), admitts that has recently been accused of breathing too many paint fumes.

“Rut ro, Shaggy.”

Trailer Catches Fire from Yard Burning

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

zbWednesday afternoon, around 1:30, the Monticello Fire Dept. was called to put out a mobile home fire, that had started from a nearby fire in the yard.

It appeared that only minor damage was done to the trailer, thanks to the quick response of the first responders, who arrived at the Griffith St. address.

Early Morning Accident

Monday, October 28th, 2013

zSunday night, around midnight, the driver of this Honda S-2000 was norrhbound on I-530, when he told deputies that another vehicle had caused him to run off of the roadway.

The Honda traveled down the road ditch, coming to a stop in a creekbed, next to a bridge.

Dan’s towed the vehicle; the driver trportedly only recieved minor injuries.

Monticello Pre-K Goes Pink

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Pre-K Pink 1Friday, October 18th was declared ‘Go Pink Day’ at Monticello Pre-K. The staff and students wore Pink to honor a Pre-K Staff member, Mrs. Pam Dunlap, who is a cancer survivor. The students and staff members cheered Mrs. Dunlap on as she prepared to walk in Little Rock at the annual Race for the Cure. Mrs. Dunlap was presented with flowers, balloons, caps and a pink tote bag filled with an assortment of pink gifts. In her honor the Pre-K staff members were also presented with pink tote bags.

 

2006 Log Truck Wreck 4 Day Jury Trial, Wednesday Summary

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

za zaA big rig wreck on Oct. 2, 2006 in Calhoun County led to the trial, which is expected to last 3-4 days.zc

While driving a loaded log truck on Calhoun County Road #2,, Gene Gibson (a Drew County resident) had the loaded log truck he was driving, run off of the pavement and rolled onto its right side.

A log shifted, and enter the cab, apparently injuring Gibson.

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Happy 1st Birthday

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

zHAPPY 1st BIRTHDAY KAILYN LA’ROSE!!

I hope your day is filled with as many smiles, laughs, and joy as you bring into my life!

You are one of the best gifts I have ever received!

Love always,

Mom! (Raelynn)

Maxwell Hardwood Celebrates “Employee Appreciation Week”

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

zMaxwelll Hardwood Flooring has been in operation for 21 years, and as always, credits their employees for the company’s longevity.

“Celebrating the people behind our success” is the theme of the week, as they honor their employees for their dedication.

Maxwell Hardwood is located on Wilson Mill Road, south of Monticello.

 

County, MEDC, Others See Huge Benefits from States’s New VA Home, if Built in Monticello

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

The recent re-application for cities to espresse interest in being home to the state’s new veterans care home is receiving the full attention of Quorum Court, MEDC, City of Monticello, and many other local residents and organizations.

When consttucted, the $22 million dollar facility ex expected to provide over $3 million in yearly payroll.

The deadline is November.

 

 

MFD Moves Into New Fire Station

Monday, October 21st, 2013

015 017The Monticello Fire Dept. has moved into its new Central Fire Station on Wood Street.

The new station has 3 bays for fire trucks, and even holds the long ladder truck, which was stored outside at the UAM station.z

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Local Contestants to Compete in State Fair Finals, Tomorrow

Friday, October 18th, 2013

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Miss Drew County, Anna Norris was one of three selected to advance from Thursday night’s prelim to the finals on Saturday night. Students Charlee Carter, Bliss Jaggers, and Alex Jones from Monticello Dance Academy won the Dance Group division and Charlee Carter won the Dance Solo division and will represent the Southeast region of the state at the Arkansas State Fair Finals Youth Talent Show on Saturday.

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Hashem Law Firm 2

Hashem Law Firm

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Bone's Auto Parts

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Paint & Lighting Plus Inc.

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Citizen's Bank

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Ashley County Medical Center

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ASFCU

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The Prescription Pad Pharmacy

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Synergy Facility Services

Ashley County Medical Center 1

Ashley County Medical Center

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Mingo Computer Consulting

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City Drug

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Hashem Law Firm

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Burgess Process Service

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Ashley County Medical Center

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Monticello Animal Clinic

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Ashley County Medical Center

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Pines Broadcasting Company

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La Terraza

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Citizen's Bank

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Sammy Mullis Insurance

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Cedar Hills Apartments

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