Entergy Thank You
Atlas Foundation Repair
Immanuel Baptist Church
Union Bank 1
Southern Quality Construction
Lucky’s Of Monticello
Corner Express (O&M Oil Co.)
LifeShare No Date
War Eagle Boats
Seark Sod Farm
Pines Broadcasting Company
Secure Storage 2
Head of the Class
NorthSide Baptist Church
Johnson’s Showroom Furniture
South Arkansas Business Solutions
Superior Home Inspection Services LLC
Ashley County Medical Center 2
The Desha/Drew Cattlemen’s Association met for the regular monthly meeting June 16, 2016, at the Agriculture Building on the UAM campus. President Glynn Gibson welcomed the members and guests and thanked Hall Manufacturing, who makes Bush-Wacker equipment, for sponsoring our meal of roast beef sandwiches with all the trimmings. Greg Montgomery asked the blessing.
Our guest speaker was Jeremy Huff, NRCS State Grazing Specialist. He advised producers to not graze their pastures too short and to give them rest, which keeps a good root system and ground cover. This practice slows runoff and helps retain moisture from rainfall. His rain simulator demonstrated how soil and nutrients can be lost if there is not sufficient ground cover. (more…)
The Desha /Drew Cattlemen’s Association met on May 19, 2016 at the farm of Dale McKiever. Pre meeting activities included wagon rides by Mr. John Cruce , of the Prairie and Brandon and Brandy Lloyd of Rocking L in Lacy, AR. Members were also able to look at the Equipment on display and talk with representatives. A big Thank You goes to them all for the extra fun at this meeting.
The Desha/Drew Cattlemen’s Association met for the regular monthly meeting April 21, 2016, at the Agriculture Building on the UAM campus. President Glynn Gibson welcomed the members and guests and thanked Drew County Farm Bureau for sponsoring and cooking a delicious fish dinner. Tony Wells asked the blessing. (more…)
The Effie E. Brooks Civic Club held their monthly Meeting on March 16, at Pilgrim Rest AME Church.
The meeting was called to order by President Brenda Binns at 7:11pm and the opening song was “This Little Light of Mines” followed by the club prayer and the reading of the club scripture in unison. The club theme song, “Throw out the Lifeline,” was then sung in unison. Hostesses were Sis. Josephine Buffington, Sis. Marie Carroll-Lambert, and Sis. Letha Block assisting. April Block commended the hostess on a great meal. The meal consist of chicken salad, crackers, chips, cookies and green juice. (more…)
The William F. Slemons Ch. 977 of the United Daughters of Confederacy had four members attend the 120th Annual Arkansas Division Convention at the Holiday Inn Presidential Hotel in Little Rock, AR, Sept. 24-26, 2015. These ladies were Connie Mullis, Jan West, Beth Thurman, and Terri Wolfe. District III chapters served as hosts. They were as follows: William F. Slemons, Monticello area, Lt. James Jackson Gillcoatt, Stuttgart area; David O. Dodd Pine Bluff area; Little Rock chapters General T. J. Churchill and Memorial. (more…)
The Desha/Drew Cattlemen’s Association met for the regular monthly meeting August 20, 2015 at the Agriculture Building on the UAM campus.
SEArkansas Tea Party had a lively group at our third Patriot Camp. The children ranged in age from 4 to 11 years old. They learned American History at Fort Wigwam, played period games at the Wild West Tournament, refreshed themselves at The Watering Hole with food and drink and made period crafts at the Trading Post – all to match curriculum studies.
Congratulations to Elizabeth Fults, a Drew County 4-H Horse Club member for all her efforts in the District and State 4-H Horse Shows. Elizabeth competed in Stock Gelding (Halter) and Showmanship Halter. She has worked so hard this year training for these events. We would also like to give a big thanks to Mrs. Becke Williams, 4-H Horse Club leader, for helping Elizabeth prepare for her competition. We are all so proud of you! Congrats Elizabeth!
Congratulations to Bree Lanthrip, a Drew County 4-H Teen Leader, for being chosen to be a State 4-H Ambassador and Teen Star.
The Desha/Drew Cattlemen’s Association met for the regular monthly meeting June 18, 2015 at the Agriculture Building on the UAM campus. President Russell Corker opened the meeting and asked the blessing. The meal was sponsored by Mr. Odell Wolfe with Saline & Ouachita Valley Livestock Auction at Warren and Veterinarian Dr. Tim Knight. “Thank you” to both of these gentlemen for the BBQ sandwiches with all the trimmings.
The Desha/Drew Cattlemen’s Association met May 21, 2015, for a special monthly meeting at Dale McKiever’s farm on the Prairie, south of Monticello.
Elyse Knobloch presented a program to Colonel David Love Chapter, NSDAR recently, about requirements to obtain U.S. Citizenship. Elyse is from Indonesia and is working to obtain U.S. Citizenship which includes several interviews, legal documents and she must pass several tests including a test about the U.S. Government. It was a very interesting program and gave insight into Citizenship process which usually takes several years. Elyse is married to Mrs. Mullis’ grandson.K.C. Knobloch.
The Desha/Drew Cattlemen’s Association met April 16, 2015, for the regular monthly meeting at the UAM Agricultural Building. President Russell Corker opened the meeting and welcomed approximately 70 members and guests.
The Dedication of the Sesquicentennial Civil War Monument at the Old State House Museum was conducted by the Arkansas Division United Daughters of the Confederacy on Saturday, April 18th in Little Rock. It was placed on the east side of the State House, and UDC members from across the state participated. Beth Thurman and Terri Wolfe represented William F. Slemons Chapter 977 from Monticello. (more…)
The Drew County Historical Society met at the Monticello-Drew County Chamber of Commerce on Sunday, February 15. Society president Tommy Gray opened the meeting at 2:30 p.m. He asked for a moment of silence in memory of society officers Lawanda Gray and Sandra Campbell.
Winners at the Town & Gown Duplicate Bridge Club on Monday, March 2 were:
1st place Margaret Norton and Don Stephan
2nd place (tie) Charlotte McKiever and Kaye Koen, Marvin Fawley and Lowell Lynde
The Desha/Drew Cattlemen’s Association met February 19, 2015, for the regular monthly meeting at the UAM Agricultural Center. President Russell Corker opened the meeting and welcomed approximately 40 members and guests. Since there were nine pots of Chili to be judged before we served ourselves, Glynn Gibson reminded us that the Area V Spring Conference would take place on March 19, 2015, at the UAM Agricultural Center at 6 PM. This meeting is an opportunity for anyone in Southeast Arkansas to come meet our state officers, enjoy a steak dinner, and learn what Arkansas Cattlemen’s Association can do for you.
Troops 1047 and 1154 of Monticello Ridge Service Unit participated in Thinking Day on Feb 21. They studied Girl Scouts in Japan, France, Nigeria, and Austria.
Pictured are Cheryl Rodreguz, Abigail Bramlette, Miranda Lloyd, Cheryl Crawford, Lora Crawford, Kate-Lyn Jones, Anessa Rowland, and Allissa Bodiford. Not Pictured is Kimber Owen. For their service projection, a monetary donation was taken for the Paws and Claws of McGehee. (more…)
Eureka Lodge #40 F&AM installed officers for 2015 they are from left to right.
The 2015 4-H King and Queen have been chosen. 4-H King is Chase Owen and 4-H Queen is Bree-Anne Lanthrip. They were chosen by the Drew County Extension staff, based upon who tried their hardest and had the most participation this year in 4-H. Congratulations to both of them!
The Koinonia 4-H Club Elected the following officers for the 2014-15 club year.
Pictured Left to Right: President-Brittany Brown, Vice-President-Jennifer Sneed, Secretary/Treasurer-Brianna White, Reporter/Photographer- Alexis White, Song Leader- Eva Wright, Recreation Leader- Jadon Henson. Submitted by- Alexis White-Reporter
JA of Monticello received a check in the amount of $5,500 from Campbell Global to help with the purchase of defibrillators and defibrillator batteries for Monticello and Drew Central School Districts.
Several Drew County Extension Homemakers went to the Christmas in the South Holiday Foods in Jefferson County. Participants received a Christmas in the South: Holiday Foods Cookbook 2014. They taste tested turkey and dressing, sides and finger foods. Guest speaker was Janet Carson, Extension Horticulture Specialist. She discussed gardening and planting bulbs now for spring blooms. She also talked about plants that bloom in the house for the holidays.
Drew Farm / Drew Outdoor & Casual Wear
Ashley County Medical Center
Advertise With Monticello Live
Cass Martin Realty
Union Bank 2
Custom Truck / Spee-D-Lube
The Computer Guys
Gibson & Keith
Monticello Tire (Goodyear)
Razorback Body Shop
Days Inn Monticello
Cash Saver Food Outlet
Ray Ryburn Real Estate
Monticello Animal Clinic
Holiday Inn Express
The Guest House
Reggie’s Lock & Key