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Monticello OEC Students Compete At SkillsUSA

April 20th, 2015 by

Monticello Occupational Education Center (OEC) students and instructors traveled to Hot Springs April 13-15 to participate in the Arkansas SkillsUSA competition. SkillsUSA is a national organization for students preparing for technical, skilled and service occupations in high schools and colleges/technical schools. The event is held annually and is hosted by Arkansas industries and the Arkansas SkillsUSA Organization.

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Scissortails Trading Post Welcomes Indian Artist, Friday & Saturday

April 20th, 2015 by

imageKirby Ramos is a 55 year old artist from the Osage Nation. He’ll be at Scissortail’s Trading Post on Friday and Saturday, April 24-25, from noon til 5 pm.

He’ll have several unique handcarved items available, signing autographs, and taking pictures. His work is well know throughout Indian Country.

Kirby’s work is also featured at the National Museum of the American Indian-Smithsonian Institute in NY & DC.


18 UAM Seniors Named to Who’s Who

April 20th, 2015 by

UAMWhosWhoEighteen seniors from the University of Arkansas at Monticello have been selected to appear in the 2015 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges.
The students were selected based on the recommendation of faculty, administrators, or professional staff for a combination of academic achievement and involvement in extracurricular and community activities.
This year’s honorees are:

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William F. Slemons Ch. 977, April Meeting

April 20th, 2015 by
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L to R: Back: Hunter Bennett, Martha Weatherford, Beth Thurman, Janie Fuller, Billie Handly, Guest Carolyn Harper Front: Bettye Kellum, Connie Mullis, Sue Johnson

The inclement weather kept the William F. Slemons Ch. 977 United Daughters  of the Confederacy from having their annual grave cleaning-picnic and marker dedication at Camp Ground Cemetery.  Instead, they met in the home of Terri Wolfe and had an inside picnic. The wreaths made by Sue Johnson and Connie
Mullis will be placed at a later date in Campground Cemetery on the Unknown Soldiers graves and at the Confederate marker in Oakland Cemetery.

The Chapter was pleased to have nine members and one guest from Star City, Carolyn Harper. Read the rest of this entry »


Regional Jail Discussed at Intermodal Meeting

April 20th, 2015 by

imageAccording to SalineRiverChronicle.com, after dealing with regular business including financial and project reports, the Southeast Arkansas Intermodal Authority Board spent a large portion of their meeting listening to and discussing ideas concerning the construction of a regional jail that would hold county and state prisoners. The concept was brought up by Drew County Judge Robert Akin and Bradley County Judge Keith Neely.

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Kiwanis Flag Fundraiser, Honor Service Members & Support Local Projects

April 20th, 2015 by

Kiwanis flagsflagdeal copyThe Kiwanis Club of Monticello is once again planning to display flags on the town square and the courthouse lawn in honor and remembrance of our service men and women.

The flag project is a major fundraiser for Kiwanis each year. It helps fund projects such as bedroom makeovers for Drew County children in need, scholarships, and Christmas presents for needy children. The project also impacts our community by showing support of our military men and women.

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“2nd Chancefurdogs” is having an adoption event at Atwood’s on Saturday, May, 2nd

April 20th, 2015 by

imageMonticello 2nd Chancefurdogs is having an adoption event at Atwood’s on Saturday, May, 2nd from 10-4.

This will be a great opportunity to see the dogs that are currently available for adoption from the Monticello Animal Shelter .

If you are interested in adoption, we will be there to assist you with that process.

We are always in need of short term foster care for the dogs, if interested, we can provide you information about our fostering program.

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Sometimes “Little Things” Matter the Most

April 20th, 2015 by

imageMlive got this e-mail and wanted to share it with everyone.

“My family and I would like to thank you for running the (lost puppy) ad for us. Boomer was returned to us, today, unharmed, thanks to a MonticelloLive.com reader named Jennifer. We are very grateful.”

Lost & Found Pets can be posted by sending a photo, infor, and phone number to joe&MonticelloLive.com.

We know MLive had 4 million pageviews last year, but there is no way estimate how many children were re-united with their pets, because of our readers.

 


Jackson Street Bridge Construction Resumes

April 17th, 2015 by

imageimageConstruction of the new Jackson Street bridge  has resumed.

Construction had hit a stopping point,  until Centerpoint Energy  completed a gas line project that was involved in their bridge construction.   With that done, construction can now  continue.


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Partly cloudy early. Scattered thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. A few storms may be severe. High 74F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.

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