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Razorback Body Shop
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NorthSide Baptist Church
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Scripture Of The Day
Tuesday evening the Monticello School Board presented plaques to eight School District retirees, in recognition for their years of service to the school district. Superintendent Harper recognized Dr. Betty Gragg, Ms. Donna Pace, Lea Ann Thomas, C. C. O’Briant, Robyn McMurry, Judy Selig, Lisa Brown, and Tish Thomas for their dedication and service to the Monticello School District.
At Thursday evening’s monthly School Board meeting, Superintendent Johnston gave an update on the vandalism issue. The students apologized to the School Board at last month’s meeting. (more…)
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An Ordinance to amend the hours liquor can be served in private clubs in the city limits of Monticello was presented to the City Council at the Council’s meeting Thursday evening.
When completed the new rail spur will hook to the existing (soon to be improved) spur at Hood Packaging, and switch to a rail that will send freight cars into the Industrial Site for loading and unloading of cargo. This will likely begin with lumber. Currently Price Lumber and occasionally Maxwell Hardwood load rail freight at the Jackson Street crossing.
The Monticello School Board met Tuesday evening, March 26, 2013. Superintendent Harper opened the meeting by commending the school’s extra-curricular activity teams on their recent accomplishments. The boys’ basketball team went to the semi-finals at State, and the girls’ team went to the first round of the state tournament. Mrs. Ashcraft’s Mock Trial team got third place. Mr. Harper commended the groups on their good conduct while participating in these events.
An Ordinance for the renewal of the 1% Sales and Use Tax, Ordinance 2013-3, and Ordinance 2013-4, an Ordinance to call a special election to vote on the Sales and Use tax, was presented to the Quorum Court for discussion by Attorney Cliff Gibson. This Ordinance is for the purpose of renewing the 1% sales tax that has been enacted in Drew County for a number of years.
At Monday’s Quorum Court meeting, Judge Robert Akin brought up the matter of what to do about the tree on the north side of the courthouse. There is concern that the tree will cause foundation damage to the courthouse, and one recommendation was that the tree be removed.
Jessica Wishard, a senior at Drew Central High School, received recognition at their recent school board meeting for advancing to finalist standing in the National Merit Scholarship Program of 2013. She was awarded a certificate by Ms. Melissa Vincent, Principal of the high school.
Wednesday evening Entergy Arkansas held a public open house at UAM to discuss the installation and construction of a new 230 kilovolt electrical transmission line being planned for Drew and Desha counties. In addition to providing information and answering questions, attendees were invited to complete questionnaires and express their comments and concerns regarding this installation.
District Court Judge P. Luevonda Ross presented the District Court Report to the City Council Thursday evening. Judge Ross was appointed to the Court in November and sat on the Bench for the first time in December.
Judge Ross reported that her court has processed a total of 2,900 cases since she began presiding in December. This month alone, a total of 1,722 cases have been processed, with 1,100 of those cases being processed on February 19. In addition, 1,679 tickets were issued.
Fines collected from those tickets between December and the current date total $204,974.59.
The Monticello School Board met Tuesday night, with all Board members present. After the meeting was called to order, Superintendent Bobby Harper announced that January has been declared Arkansas School Board Member Appreciation Month by Governor Mike Beebe. Harper introduced the Monticello High School Madrigal Choir before reading Governor Beebe’s decree. After the reading of the decree, the award-winning Madrigal choir performed two a capella selections for the school board members, and guests.
Bennie Ryburn, III, representing Ryburn Motor Company, was present to help recognize eight Drew Centreal teachers who were recipients of mini-grants provided by Ryburn Motor Company and the Toyota Foundation.
At Thursday’s Drew Central school board meeting, Mary Hobbs received special recognition for earning the National Board Certified Teacher certificate. She is one of only two Drew Central teachers to achieve this prestigious level of certification.
The last four weekends have been hectic ones for Drew County swim team members, but the swimmers who have worked so hard all season, enduring early morning practices (as early as 6:15 for some Drew County teens) to develop their skills, improve their event times, and win points for their teams, will soon be getting a rest.
Nita McDaniel, Executive Director of the Monticello Economic Development Commission gave an update on MEDC activities to the City Council. The MEDC and the Mayor will meet May 20th with representatives from Arkansas Midline Railroad in an effort to identify a solution for rail access to local industry.
After hearing Collins speak, and a few comments, the council passed the ordanance.
The club is locaed 530 feet from Holmes Chapel.
Driver’s license testing is done at the following times and locations:
Mondays, Lake Village, written test from 8:00 am – 10:30 am, driving test at 1:00 pm.
Tuesdays, Monticello, written test from 8:00 am – 10:30 am, driving test at 1:00 pm.
Wednesdays, Crossett, written test from 8:00 am – 10:30 am, driving test at 1:00 pm.
Thursdays, Warren, written test from 8:00 am – 11:30 am, driving test at 1:00 pm.
Medllin’s Metal Roofing
Reggie’s Lock & Key
Cass Martin Realty
Immanuel Baptist Church
Drew Outdoor & Casual Wear
Holiday Inn Express
First Presbyterian Church
AM Rental & Sales
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Ray Ryburn Real Estate
Searcy & Associates
Reliable Truck & Tire
Monticello Animal Clinic
Heavenly Care Detail
Jones Custom Backhoe Service, LLC
The Guest House
Triple A (Custom Trucks/Spee-D-Lube)
Bone’s Auto Parts
Southern Quality Construction