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Early Voting

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

voteEarly voting is now underway in the Courthouse Club Room.

Early voting hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm; Saturdays, 10am-4pm; and Monday (Nov. 3)  8am-5pm.  All regular polling places will be open on election day, Nov. 4.

Contested races include Mayor Joe Rogers facing former assistant mayor Zack Tucker for the Monticello Mayor’s seat and former city coucil member Thomas “Sonny” Thornhill.


Bridge Club Winners

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Winners at the Town and Gown Duplicate Bridge Club on Monday, October 20 were:

1st place Charles Dolberry and Gene Gulledge
2nd place Joy and Fritz Hudson
3rd place Joann Hawley and Lowell Lynde

MLive’s Sunday Bulletin

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

MLive is proud to feature all of the local Church activities, revivals, singings, and other events, every Sunday morning, here in the Sunday Bulletin.


“Go Pirates” Yard Signs Available at Chamber

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Go PiratesThe Monticello-Drew County Chamber of Commerce wants to remind everyone that Drew Central’s Homecoming is TODAY, and they still have yard signs available, to show your support.Go Billies

Go  weevilsBillies and Weevil signs are also available.

The chamber is offering to deliver these colorful, 18×24 yard signs, complete with ground stakes, to your location. The price will be c$20.00 each, OR, you may order all three for only $50.00.

Call the chamber office at (870)367-6741 for delivery.

“Dancing with the Monticello Stars” – Videos

Friday, October 17th, 2014

The 3rd annual “Dancing with the Monticello Stars” was held Tuesday night by the Southeast Arkansas Health Foundation, raising $30,847 for Drew Memorial Hospitas projects.

Last year , the foundation contributed $100,000 in donations to be used in the oncology dept., and a $15,000 donation to purchase a fetal monitor, among other items.

This years winners were….


How To List Free Classified Ads On MonticelloLive

Friday, October 17th, 2014

E-mail your non-commercial classified ads to

Include the item description, phone number, price and 1 photo.

For yard sales, include address, along with date and time.

Separate different items into different e-mails.

When your items sells, post a comment under the item telling us it has “SOLD”, and we will remove it from our listings.

Shoppers, for information about classified ads, please call the phone number that is posted in the ad.  Questions & answers won’t be posted.


Gibson’s Letter to City about Siemens Contract Fiasco

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

imageDear Mayor Rogers and Members of the City Council:

In response to the request of the City of Monticello to retain our Firm to provide legal assistance regarding the referenced matter, we advise that our Firm would be pleased to again be of assistance to the City and note that such continues the tradition of our Firm providing legal services to the City that dates back to and includes the administrations of Mayors Anderson, Rogers (first term), and Maxwell.

Maintenance Position Open:

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

maintenanceCedar Hill Apartments in Monticello is in need of a full-time maintenance technician.
Must have knowledge in carpentry, plumbing, minor appliance repair, general maintenance and some a/c and heating repair. Competitive salary, vacation benefits and 401K will be available. Applicant must be willing to live on-site. On-site unit and utilities included in salary. Some after hours and weekend work necessary if an emergency arises.
Please bring resume, DL and SS card to the office at 839 S. Gabbert St Monticello. Ask for Jennifer.

Not Your Average “Mobile Home” Closes McCloy St. to Traffic

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Around 9:30, Friday morning, professional home movers were re-locating this house, (formerly located next to Sav-a-Lot) to it’s new location, on Winchester Road.

Police shut down McCloy Street, to eliminate sharp turns, and prevent oncoming traffic and potentional accidents.

The photos above show some of the events that stood in their way, such as hanging wires, stop signs, and the guy who ignored the police road-block.

A Message from Sonja Ryburn, Candidate for State Representative

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Sonya RyburnSince I began campaigning for the office of Arkansas State Representative for District 9, I have traveled extensively around the district speaking to groups and meeting with the people to learn about their concerns and needs. The following is a summary of the past several weeks of my time with the people of Southeast Arkansas.
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Bow Season Results

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Tonya Tollett killed her doe on Saturday Sept 27th

Her son, Bradley Sanders, then killed his first deer (5 pt buck) Sunday Sept 28th

Local Model in Event

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

imageBrittany Hodges 17 of Monticello, daughter of Allen & Brenda Chavis models for Bridal Savoir Faire hosted by Compassion Fashion Events & Designs on September 28, 2014 in Howell, AR.

This event took donations for The Glass Slipper Closet which is a non profit organization that provided used & formal gowns for young ladies who wish to attend prom or other formal events at no charge.

Bridge Club Winners

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
Winners at the Town and Gown Duplicate Bridge Club on Monday, September 29 were:
1st place Joy and Fritz Hudson
2nd place Joann Hawley and Lowell Lynde
3rd place Don Stephan and Margaret Norton

Wife Goes to Prison – Husband Goes to Jail

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Wednesday night, the Drew County Sheriff’s Office received a report that Angela Cessor (who was supposed to turn herself to be sent toADC had cut her GPS ankle monitor and was attempting to flee.



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