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Log A Load 5K Run/Walk Set For September 20th, in Warren

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

The first annual Bradley County Chapter Log A Load for Kids 5K Run/Walk will be held in downtown Warren at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 20. All proceeds will benefit Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

Registration is $15 in advance or $20 on race day. Registration forms are available at the following Warren businesses: Clearwater Paper Corporation, Potlatch’s Resource Office or Timber Logistics, or by calling (870) 226-2709,
(870) 226-1177 or (870) 226-7520.

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4-H O’Rama Winner

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

4H O-Rama 2014 - 01-3 charleeCharlee Carter recently competed in the state 4-H O’Rama where she placed 1st in her division in the Performing Arts, Dance Category. Charlee has been in 4-H for eight years. Her project area is dance. Pictured with Carter is Dr. Tony Windham, Associate Vice President for Ag-Extension.

Gail Kizer Retiring from Extension Office after 50 Years

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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Gail Kizer was terribly shy when she first started working as a secretary for Extension in the summer of 1964 in Drew County.

It was supposed to be just a summer job in between semesters at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. But that all changed.
“I got in there and just dearly loved that job,” she said. “I didn’t go back to school and I’ve been here for 50 years.”
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Deer Creek Disc Golf, Now Open – Video

Monday, July 28th, 2014

imageSaturday afternoon, Deer Creek Disc Golf, located behind Dollar General and the storage rentals, held their grand opening in ribbon-cutting.

Dear Creek disc golfDisc golf is a trend that’s growing nationwide, as evidenced hereby the number of black logo shirts in the group photo.

Also attached is a short video of Bart and Yvette with “Disc Golf 101″.

MONTICELLO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY CELEBRATES A DECADE OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

Sunday, June 15th, 2014

mcaMonticello 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!”

VFW & Ladies Auxiliary Host Dance Every Thursday Night

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

vfwThe 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.

 

Library Seeking Bids For Office Cleaning Services

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

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.

 

Crossett Riding Club 2014 UAM Agriculture Scholarship Winner

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

UAM Scholarship Pic copyJohn 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.

Notice from Salvation Army

Monday, March 31st, 2014

salvation armyDue 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.

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Entergy Arkansas Improving Reliability

Friday, March 21st, 2014
Crew unloading new and improved concrete transmission pole before moving it to right of way.

Crew unloading new and improved concrete transmission pole before moving it to right of way.

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 – Monday Nights At First Presbyterian Church

Monday, March 17th, 2014

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.

Monticello Dance Academy Competed At VIP Dance Regionals

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

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.

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Monticello Dance Academy Attends Regional Spotlight Dance Cup Competition

Friday, February 28th, 2014

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…)

Kristi Moseley Wins $50 Gift Card

Monday, February 10th, 2014

photo (20)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 Receives Master’s Degree From UALR

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

KathyAndersonDavis (2)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.

 

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