Pines Broadcasting Company
Union Bank 1
Scripture Of The Day
Dan’s Truck & Tire
Monticello Tire (Goodyear)
Secure Storage 2
Holiday Inn Express
Corner Express (O&M Oil Co.)
Head of the Class
South Arkansas Business Solutions
LifeShare No Date
Razorback Body Shop
Lucky’s Of Monticello
Gibson & Keith
Time & Temp
War Eagle Boats
State Farm David Funderburg
Seark Sod Farm
Alan Jones, Chynna Davis and Jalen Handley, the recipients, of the Hank Thompson Memorial Scholarship for the 2014-2015 school year are pictured with the scholarship committee, the Thompson Family.
Southeast Arkansas Community Action Corporation Head Start is accepting applications at between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The Head Start program is for children ages 3—5.
Monticello Christian Academy, a daycare through 12th grade private school located at 910 Old Warren Road in Monticello, AR, recently hosted its 10th annual Victory Ceremony. This is a time to celebrate the accomplishments that the students made through the year as well as honor the graduating seniors. The photo depicts some of MCA’s students with their awards.
Kelly Word, Director of Education, noted that it was “hard to believe we are already celebrating 10 years. It seems like yesterday when we started with just five students. We have and are certainly continuing to grow!”
The VFW and the Ladies Auxiliary host a dance every Thursday night from 7 until 9:30 at the VFW Post , 148 Veterans Drive Monticello (McCloy Park).
Admission is $5 per person.
We have a LIVE country band.
No Alcohol. No Smoking
Refreshments are available at our concession stand.
Congratulations to Bree Lanthrip, a member of Koinonia 4-H Club, for winning the 4-H Ross Photography contest. Bree entered a total of 4 pictures. One in each available category, Color Living, Color Non-living, Black & White Living, and Black & White Non-Living.
In conjunction with their parents, Ashia Cavaness and LaKendrick Woods are pleased to announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding.
The Southeast Arkansas Regional Library is seeking bid for weekly general cleaning services at their new Monticello Branch/Regional Headquarters located at 114 W Jefferson. Contact the business office at 870-367-8584 or drop by the address and request details of the scope of services needed. Bids need to be received by May 19.
John Erickson is the recipient of the Crossett Riding Club 2014 UAM Agriculture Scholarship. The scholarship is for $500. From left to right in the picture is Dr. Marty O’Fallon Crossett Riding Club Treasurer, Mr. Bill Stephens Crossett Riding Club President, John Erickson Scholarship Recipient, and Dr. Kelly Bryant UAM Dean of Agriculture.
Advantages of Southeast Arkansas is seeking donations of used wheelchairs. You can drop them off at 168 West College Street. Advantages would like to thank you for your donation.
Due to an early and extraordinary demand for the Drew County Salvation Army’s Utility Assistance Program, we at the DCSA are regrettably faced with the decision to suspend the program until further notice due to the depletion of available funds.
If you’ve traveled along Highway 65 between Lake Village and Macon Lake, you’ve likely seen construction crews assembling 80-foot to 120-foot long concrete poles with heavy equipment.
Entergy Arkansas, Inc. has about 50 crew members constructing a new 230 kV transmission line, while at the same time and in that same right of way, crews are rebuilding the existing 115 kV transmission line using upgraded structures. Crews are working to install embedded steel or concrete poles for both the new 230 kV line and the existing 115 kV line between Lake Village Bagby Substation and the Macon Lake transmission line. (more…)
Alanon meeting have moved their meetings to Monday nights. Meeting is at 5:30 pm at First Presbyterian Church, 821 N. Main. Meetings are completely confidential and is for anyone who thinks their life has been affected by another’s drinking.
For more info, call Jane at 870-723-2493 or Linda at 870-723-1069.
If you have a problem with alcohol please call 870-723-6568.
Monticello Winners Group meets Monday, Thursday and Saturday nights at 8:00 P.M. at St Mary’s Episcopal Church 836 N. Hyatt Street.
They also meet on Tuesday from noon- 1 p.m. at church .
Students from Monticello Dance Academy competed at the VIP Dance Regionals in Little Rock, February 22-23. There are 3 levels of competition. Off-Broadway (for groups only) is the Beginner/Recreational level, Broadway is the Intermediate level, and Hollywood is the advanced level. The competitive age levels are Mini (9 and under), Junior (10-12), Teen (13-15), and Senior (16-24). Students are scored on an adjudicated system, Platinum being the highest, then High Gold, Gold, and High Silver. Then there are awards for overall as well as Special Judges awards.
Monticello Dance Academy attended the regional Spotlight Dance Cup competition in Hot Springs February 7-9. There are 3 levels of competition based on the number of years of competition experience combined with the total number of hours students participate in classes weekly: Novice Gems (beginners), Future Gems (intermediate), Star Gems (advanced). Students scores are adjudicated by Diamond (highest), then Ruby, then Emerald, and then Sapphire. A Category Cup Winner is chosen for each category as well as overall placements. (more…)
FCCLA members want to thank everyone who supported the efforts to raise money for the Morgan Nick Foundation. FCCLA was able to provide a $500 donation because of your support. Congratulations to Kristi Moseley, winner of the $50 gift card. Special thanks to Union Bank for allowing us to host a bake sell in the downtown lobby.
Kathy Anderson Davis has received her master’s degree in Educational Leadership-Learning Systems Technology from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The degree was awarded December 14th at the Jack Stephens Center in Little Rock.
Davis is a 2004 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monticello and a 2009 graduate of the University of North Texas. She is the daughter of the late Jimmy Ray and Deloris Anderson of Monticello. She is currently an Assistant Librarian at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
Kelsey Windham was crowned Sat as Miss Hamburg Holidays 2013. She also received awards for Most Beautiful & Best Personality. Kelsey is the 17 year old daughter of Teresa & Scott Duckworth & Darrell Windham. She is a senior at Monticello High School.
The University of Arkansas/Partners for Inclusive communities has positions for Navigators to be filled in your area.
The Navigator is responsible for assisting consumers who are enrolling through the Arkansas Insurance Marketplace free of charge. The duties include assessing the consumer needs, providing consumer education about health coverage, the Affordable Care Act, and Marketplace Health Coverage Options. These jobs are temporary, lasting until April 2014.
Please reference the University of Arkansas website for a full job description of this position and to apply for this position. https://jobs.uark.edu. Jobs will be listed under “Classified” by area of the state under Benefits Specialist/Navigator. Choose the area you live in to apply for the job. Questions? Call 501-682-9900.
Kelsey Lynn Windham was crowned 2013 Miss Buck Fever Saturday night at the annual Miss Buck Fever Festival in Banks,AR.
Kelsey is the 17 year old daughter of Teresa & Scott Duckworth & Darrell Windham. She is a senior at Monticello High School.
Al Beaty of Monticello was among the 82 Farm Bureau leaders participating in the State Resolutions Committee meeting in North Little Rock.
Congressman Tom Cotton will be the keynote speaker at the 2013 Drew County Reagan Day Dinner and auction on November 8, 2013 at the VFW Post 4515, Veterans Drive (McCloy Park), Monticello. The dinner will be dedicated to our United States Military men and women who serve, and who have served this country faithfully.
This is the week when most parts of the country will turn their clocks BACK. So if it was2 a.m., it becomes 1 a.m.
Enjoy that extra hour of sleep.
It gets taken away from us in March..
Samantha is in ICU at ACH in critical care due to a brain AVM disorder.
All donations will be used to assist the family with medical expenses.
Samantha is the 16 year old daughter of Allen & Brenda Chavis and Susan Langston.
All donations will be greatly appreciated.
“Old Friends Need a New Home”
The Monticello Branch Library is in the process of updating its book collection in preparation for the move to the new library building in the spring. The old and seldom circulated books need new homes.
Warren Arkansas Speedway ended it’s second season with an awards banquet for the points champions
The 2013 Stinger I Champion was Aaron Hood, from Monticello. Hood took the lead early in the season winning the first three races. He received a 5ft tall trophy and a jacket with the track logo.
L.C. “Chad” Russell also from Monticello took second place in the Stinger class, he received a 4ft trophy and a t-shirt. Russell is Hood’s grandpa, these two drivers put on a good race every week, where occasionally Russell was able to beat Hood and take first place for the night.
First year driver, 12 year old, Jamie Martin, from Monticello took second place in the Stinger class. Clayton Copeland, Monticello, was also a second place point champion, in the cruiser class. Both received a 4ft trophy and t-shirt with the track logo. (more…)
The Guest House
Southern Quality Construction
Bone’s Auto Parts
Reggie’s Lock & Key
Union Bank 2
Immanuel Baptist Church
Cass Martin Realty
1. DMH Diagnostic Imaging
Cedar Hills Apartments
Rob’s Rims & Tires 1
$100 Monthly Prize
First Presbyterian Church
AM Rental & Sales
Cash Saver Food Outlet
Ray Ryburn Real Estate
Monticello Animal Clinic
NorthSide Baptist Church
Jones Custom Backhoe Service, LLC