Lucky’s Of Monticello
LifeShare No Date
Time & Temp
War Eagle Boats
Seark Sod Farm
Pines Broadcasting Company
Old Milo Christmas Tree Farm
Union Bank 1
Scripture Of The Day
Secure Storage 2
Corner Express (O&M Oil Co.)
Head of the Class
Jones Custom Backhoe Service, LLC
NorthSide Baptist Church
Vera Llyod Turkey Trot 5K
Johnson’s Showroom Furniture
South Arkansas Business Solutions
Atlas Foundation Repair
Immanuel Baptist Church
Gibson & Keith
ICM Inc. (Independent Case Management) would like to start a photography club for young people with developmental disabilities.
If you have upgraded from your old, still usable, digital camera, please consider donating it for this group.
Donations may be brought to 103 Greenfield Drive (just west of the Valero station on Hwy 278).
If you would like more information, contact Rondie White @ 723-3119.
Thank you for your consideration.
Outstanding Young Leader Nomination for MEDC/Chamber Banquet
Fax completed form to 870-367-3492 or drop it by the MEDC.
Thomas “Trapper” Denton, a physical therapist assistant with RehabCare at Drew Memorial Hospital, was honored today as one of four 2015 recipients of the Paul Diaz Caring Award, presented annually to Kindred caregivers who demonstrate an extraordinary level of skill, compassion and empathy while caring for patients and residents.
Buffy is currently available for local adoption. She is a mixed breed ?? approx. 2 years old. She was a long time resident of the city shelter. She was abandoned and picked up by the city last March, and lived in the city shelter up until a couple of months ago. Buffy is now living temporarily with a foster family. Her foster mom says she is doing great and is ready for her “furever” home! If you would like more information about Buffy or any other dogs available for local adoption, please contact Monticello 2nd Chancefurdogs. Call (870) 224-2486.
Governor Asa Hutchinson, AEDC Director Mike Preston, and DRS Director Alex Johnston presented $191,217.00 to 17 rural communities selected for Fiscal Year 2016 Cycle I funding through the Arkansas Rural Community Grant Program. The grant awards were distributed at an October 12th awards ceremony held in the Governor’s Reception Room at the Arkansas State Capitol.
In attendance were representatives receiving an Arkansas Rural Community Grant award on behalf of Clear Creek Volunteer Fire Department in Drew County. Clear Creek VFD received $11,612 to purchase a new water truck.
The Division of Rural Services works in partnership with the Arkansas Rural Development Commission to administer the Arkansas Rural Community Grant Programs in three cycles each year. Incorporated cities and towns and unincorporated communities in rural areas of less than 3,000 in population are eligible to apply for assistance through the mayor or county judge’s office.
For more information about the Rural Development Conference or DRS grant programs, please contact the Division of Rural Services at 1-888-RURALAR.
SEARK Wildlife Rehabilitation is permitted through AGFC to rehabilitate Arkansas wildlife. We rehabilitate anything with the exception of migratory birds and raptors. We will even handle reptiles, such as snakes and turtles.
When an animal is sick, injured, displaced, or orphaned we take possession of he or she and treat them for any ailments and supplement them. As they grow and become self sufficient they are prepared for a safe and successful return to the wild. They are not and cannot be treated as domestic animals would be.
Landon Hawkins [pictured with his sister Gracie] and Grace Murphy were the winners of Arkansas-made Daisy BB guns. Their names were selected from several entries at the Drew County Fair as part of a giveaway at the Southeast Arkansas Tea Party booth.
Marty Reep with Armstrong presented Stephanie Norris, Director of the Southeast Arkansas Health Foundation with a $1,000 check from the Armstrong Foundation.
Armstrong has been a supporter of the Southeast Arkansas Health Foundation for many years.
Bob Ware, Vice Chancellor for the University of Arkansas at Monticello College of Technology at McGehee (UAM-CTM), today announced his candidacy for District 11 Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives.
Market in the Park will open for a special evening event from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, October 6 with vendors, demonstrations, and special entertainment. Market in the Park Board will offer soups for sale that evening. Pie pumpkins and pumpkins from Milo Farms are now available. Vendors offer a variety of products from muscadines to greens to baked goods to jewelry to jams and jellies to eggs to beadwork to lotions and soaps. The variety is never the same and new vendors are always welcomed. (more…)
Judge Reid Harrod announced his candidacy today for (more…)
Adult Education/WAGE classes have begun at the Monticello Adult Education Center located at 809 Hwy. 278 East. (Workforce Training Center) Adult Education is here to provide, in collaboration with other agencies, educational opportunities for adults who lack the basic skills for effective citizenship and productive employment including:
-Basic education necessary to be literate
-Basic Skills Upgrade
-Basic education necessary to complete a GED
-English as a Second Language (ESL) designed to increase English Language Proficiency
-Workforce Alliance for Growth in the Economy (WAGE) Certificates
-Basic Computer Literacy (a must for most anyone who hopes to get a job or advance in today’s work environment)
Some say the electric feeling of buying and moving into your own home never wears off. When you own the floors you’re standing on, the walls surrounding you and the roof over your head, you also own great satisfaction from the hard work that resulted in your home becoming yours.
The board members including the Junior Fair Board and volunteers of the Drew County Livestock Show and Fair Association would like to thank (more…)
The Southeast Arkansas Education Service Cooperative is the recipient of a $3,500 grant from Plum Creek Timber Company. The gift will be used for the Family Fun Fest, an event that encourages parents to participate in early literacy programs available to the coommunity. Part of the funds will allow SEARK to put books in the hands of every target-aged child who attends the Fun Fest. (more…)
Around 60 local residents were present at a special recognition, Tuesday morning on the Monticello Square, as the State of Arkansas used Monticello as the Kick-off location for their spotlight on Volunteers and Community Service.
Drew Memorial Hospital recently held an 8 week Biggest Loser Competition.
Winners of the competition pictured in order.
1st place: Brandi Smith
2nd place: Angela Davis
3rd place: Ashia Cavaness
Any interested freshman or upperclassman attending an accredited Arkansas college or university may apply for the scholarship. It must be completed in its entirety and postmarked by April 10, 2015.
Please contact Arlicia Thompson-Jackson at (870-723-2799) or Angela Jackson at (870-224-2805) for more information.
Caleb Lamb is a first year student at the Ramp School of Ministry in Hamilton, Alabama owned and operated by Karen Wheaton.
Caleb was recently asked to join the Brownsville Assembly of God Praise Team to sing on their upcoming live recording, that will be released later this year.
Caleb is the son of James and Karen Hall and the late David Lamb of Monticello.
This coming March and April, a network of youth leaders are coordinating human trafficking awareness marches in jvarious states and countries to show support for anti- human trafficking legislation and to promote awareness about modern day slavery.
The Civil War Sesquicentennial Marker-Dedication Ceremony for the sixteen companies raised in Drew County will be Saturday, Feb. 28th, at 2 o’clock, @ the Drew County Courthouse. These companies contained 2500 men and left 500 families without a bread winner according to a document written in 1941 by Mrs. J. D. McCloy, a Monticello resident who researched local court records.
The MEDC is now taking nominations for Outstanding Young Leader.
Please submit your nominee, soon. The candidate should be 18 – 35 years of age, active in the community and exhibit leadership qualities at the highest standard.
Please include a description of the individuals background, examples of their leadership roles, and an explanation as to why this individual should receive this recognition.
The deadline to submit nominations is February 10th at noon.
Southern Quality Construction
Cass Martin Realty
The Computer Guys
DMH We Are Hiring
Cedar Hills Apartments
Monticello Tire (Goodyear)
Razorback Body Shop
Holiday Inn Express
Cash Saver Food Outlet
Ray Ryburn Real Estate
Monticello Animal Clinic
The Guest House
State Farm David Funderburg
Re-Elect Bruce Anderson Judge
Union Bank 2
Bone’s Auto Parts
Reggie’s Lock & Key
Happy Thoughts Booth 236
Custom Truck / Spee-D-Lube