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Billies Win Hot Springs Lakeside Classic Tourney

November 25th, 2014 by

Go BilliesThe MHS boys basketball team defeated Ashdown HS 61-30 Monday night in the Championship of the Hot Springs Lakeside Classic.

Senior Randy Stanley’s 15 points and junior Tyree Nolen’s 10 points led the Billies. Saturday night the Billies defeated Sheridan High School 55-34, using stifling team defense and junior D.J Franklin’s 16 points.

The Billies are 3-0 on the season and are next in action on December 5th when they host White Hall.

Tornado Siren Installation Underway

November 25th, 2014 by

imageTornado sirens are currently being installed in the Monticello area, including the show areas near the library, hospital, and Old Troy Road water tower.image

imageA total of 18 sirens will be installed, most on their own self-standing towers.image

In response to many resident’s questions, The sirens will be tested weekly (silently), and audibly tested monthly or quarterly.


Advantages Public Meeting Rescheduled

November 25th, 2014 by


The meeting of the Advantages of Southeast Arkansas, Inc. Board of Directors, which was scheduled for November 25th, has been cancelled. Because both the November and December meeting times fall on holiday weeks, one meeting has been scheduled to cover both months. The time for this meeting only has also been changed.

A meeting has been scheduled for Monday, December 1st, at 3:00 p.m., at the Administration building on 168 West College. Read the rest of this entry »

Miss Harvest & Holiday Crowned at Recent Fall Festival

November 24th, 2014 by

zzzzThe Monticello-Drew County Chamber of Commerce held the first annual Harvest & Holiday Pageant on Saturday, November 8, in connection with the Downtown Fall Festival.

Kelsey Lynn Windham was crowned Miss Harvest & Holiday.  Kelsey is the 18 year old daughter of Teresa Duckworth & Darrell Windham of Monticello, and was crowned by Caroline Adair, pictured on right, 2014 Jr Miss Drew County.

zzzzzzOther winners were:
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Thanksgiving Week

November 24th, 2014 by

thanks giving cardsWith Thursday being Thanksgiving, please remember many things are different this week.
School has been dismissed, so young pedestrians (and young drivers) are all around town.
City, county, and other offices will be closing due to the holidays.
Many services, like trash routes, will be run early. (see schedule below)
This week’s forecast calls for sunny & clear skies, with highs around 60 and lows around 40.
Friday sales will start on Thursday, this year; and
God blesses us year round, not just when stuffing is served.

County Courthouse & Sanitation Schedule

November 24th, 2014 by

The Drew County Courthouse and Road Dept will be closed November 26, 27, and 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Thursday trash route will run on Friday. All other routes will run on regular schedule.

Have a Happy Thanksgiving
Judge, Robert Akin

City Thanksgiving Schedule & Sanitation Routes

November 24th, 2014 by

Monticello City Hall & transfer station will be closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving.

Monday & Thursday trash routes will be run on Monday.
Tuesday & Friday Routes will be serviced on Tuesday.
Dumpsters will be placed at the Fire Station on Wood Street and at McCloy Park for extra trash.

Enjoy the Holidays.

Holiday Dumpsters

November 24th, 2014 by

trash bag 2Due to the holiday season, the City of Monticello has annoumced that dumpsters will be located at the Fire Station on Wood street and at McCloy Park for extra trash.

Lost Pet on HWY 35 West

November 24th, 2014 by

imageMissing: Daisy, was last seen on Highway 35 West.
Small white dog with one black spot on her back.
If you have seen her or if she has wandered up to your house please call 870-723-1296.
She was not wearing a collar.


Weather in Monticello
Today Thursday
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 9:00 PM CST on November 26, 2014
Partly Cloudy
It is forcast to be Clear at 9:00 PM CST on November 27, 2014

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