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Market in the Park Farmers Market, Open Saturday & Tuesday

Saturday, June 25th, 2016

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Market in the Park Farmer’s Market will be open Saturday, in the minipark on Main Street (Courthouse area). Saturday hours will be 8 to 11 a.m.

This year, Market in the Park will also be open Tuesday evenings, from 5-7 p.m.

For more information about Market in the Park or for a vendor application, call the Chamber of Commerce at 367-6741.

SeaArk Boats Announces Appointment Of National Sales Manager

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

c yaneySeaArk Boats announces the appointment of Chris Yaney as National Sales Manager.
Chris had been employed by SeaArk from 2006 to 2012 as Parts and Warranty Manager.  He left SeaArk to pursue a job as District Sales Manager at Scott Petroleum.  Chris’ decision to return to SeaArk comes on the heels of several big changes for the company. It was recently announced that SeaArk Boats was purchased by Correct Craft and a new company President in Steve Henderson. (more…)

Jacelynn Wood Wins Pink Tomato Pageant

Friday, June 17th, 2016

imageJacelynn Scott Wood won Queen of Bradley County Pink Tomato Festivals 0-6 month girl pageant.

Jacelynn is the daughter of Cindy and Jacob Wood of Hermitage, AR. Grand daughter of Scott and Lisa Williams of Monticello and Marie and Tim wood of hermitage.

Warren/Harding Engagement & Forthcoming Marriage Announcement

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
EGB_25_CLMark and Bridgette Harding announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittney Krishun Harding to Gerald Lionel Thompson, Jr. of Warren. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Robinson, Sadie Harding of Warren and the late Rubin Harding, Jr., John Belcher of Warren and the late Gloria Belcher. She is a 2005 graduate of Warren High School, a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monticello in 2013 with a bachelor of Science (Exercise Science Emphasis) and in 2014 with a Master of Physical Education and Coaching, and a 2015 graduate of South Arkansas Community College Practical Nursing program. She is a nurse at Mainline Health Systems in Dermott.

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SeaArk Boats To Sponsor Higdon Outdoors TV

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

1548 DXS SLDSeaArk Boats is excited to announce its new partnership with Higdon Outdoors as the official boat sponsor of their upcoming season of Higdon Outdoors TV.

The show which airs on the Sportsman Chanel and WildTV features members of the Higdon team and their adventures during waterfowl season. SeaArk will be featured throughout the show with two different models. They will be using a SeaArk DXS 1542 SLD and a SeaArk DXS 1548 SLD in SeaArks own WaterOak camo and will feature Mercury Outboards and MarineMaster trailers.
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WEEVIL BASEBALL EARNS NO. 4 SEED IN NCAA REGIONAL – “Launch Party,” Today, 2:30 at Ryburn’s

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

UAM baseball The 26th-ranked UAM baseball team has earned the No. 4 seed in the NCAA Division II Central Regional Tournament to be played on the campus of St. Cloud State University in Minnesota May 19-22.

Ryburn Motor Company will host a “launch party”, at 2:30 Tuesday to send them on their way to Minnesota (hopefully for a full week)!.

Bring signs, care packages, treats, etc for the players to enjoy on the trip.  They will beleaving at 3 pm

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Drew County Single Parent Scholarship Applications

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
Slide1The Drew County Single Parent Scholarship Board announces the opening of applications for Summer I and Summer II seasons. Deadlines to apply for Summer I is June 6 and Summer II is July 11. Applicants MUST apply online at www.aspsf.org. Submission MUST be made before or by the deadlines.
Qualifications for the scholarship are listed on the website. Please see the website for details. If you have any questions, contact Clarissa Pace, board chair, at 870-723-9820.

Third Annual Southeast Arkansas Health Foundation Golf Tournament Results

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

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Mainline Health Systems Inc. Earns National Recognition For Patient-Centered Care

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

mainlineThe National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today announced that Mainline Health System Inc. of Star City, AR has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long?term, participative relationships. 

The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and information technology to improve care, improve patients’ experience of care and reduce costs. Medical homes foster ongoing partnerships between patients and their personal clinicians, instead of approaching care as the sum of episodic office visits. Each patient’s care is overseen by clinician-led care teams that coordinate treatment across the health care system. Research shows that medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patient and provider reported experiences of care. (more…)

The Arkansas Mission of Mercy to Provide a Two-Day, 100-Chair Dental Clinic

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

DSC_0013Arkansans suffering dental pain and discomfort will find much needed relief at the tenth annual Arkansas Mission of Mercy (ArMOM) on May 20th-21st at the University of Arkansas Student Center in Monticello, Arkansas.
Volunteers of all types are needed including hundreds of general volunteers and health professionals such as dentists, hygienists, dental assistants and pharmacists.

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Arbor Day & Tree City USA Celebration at Lake Monticello

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

treecityusaMonticello’s Tree Board will be leading a combined Arbor Day and Tree City USA celebration at Lake Monticello’s Hunger Run Access on Saturday, March 19th, 2016 from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

Activities begin at 11:00 AM with planting and mulching trees. At noon, there will be a Proclamation by Mayor Tucker, a poem read by 4-H, and tree facts given by local scouts. Hot dogs or hamburgers will be served at 12:30 PM. From 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM, family and children nature activities are planned, along with a Tree Clinic to help with tree questions.

Come make Lake Monticello more beautiful, learn about the importance of trees, and enjoy good food and fun family activities. Stay later to enjoy fishing, hiking, and exploring on your own at your local lake. For more information, contact Hope Bragg at (870) 224-5478.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated Southeast Arkansas Alumnae Chapter

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

The Southeast Arkansas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated held its Annual Debutante Cotillion Ball on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The debutantes participated in various activities that encompassed the five point programmatic thrust. Proceeds are used to provide scholarships for young women who wish to further their education as well as provide financial support to foster the programs of the chapter so we may continue to serve our communities. Southeast Arkansas Alumnae Chapter covers Ashley, Bradley, Desha, Drew, and Chicot Counties.

The participants for this year were:

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United Way Announces 2016-17 Project Grant Proposals

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

United way About the Grants
The strength of a community is directly influenced by the health, happiness and well-being of its residents. Every day in Drew County, United Way funded programs are helping people deal with health and human service issues. From disaster recovery assistance to literacy classes, United Way provides many crucial services for the community.

Through generous donors, United Way is able to fund agencies that create an impact in the areas of Youth Development, Basic Needs, Families & Children, Health & Community, and Exceptional People. The Local Drew County Board, Mary Whiting, Zack Tucker, Rowena Copico and Dawn Marter, review all applications for financial and program achievement, ensuring dollars are spent wisely and provide a positive impact on the community. (more…)

ACT Work Ready Community

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

new_logoMonticello Economic Development Corporation director Nita McDaniel and UAM Upward Pre-College Program director Tawana Greene-Jones are participating in the ACT Work Ready Communities (ACT WRC) Academy, which is being funded and organized by the Workforce Alliance of Southeast Arkansas. The Workforce Alliance of Southeast Arkansas is a UAM based regional workforce education and training program.

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SEARK presents Glenn Miller Orchestra, Saturday

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

gmo-current14A dinner, concert and dance featuring the world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra will be presented by the SEARK Concert Association at 7 p.m. Saturday, February 6. Union Bank & Trust Company is serving as the corporate sponsor for the performance. 

The event will be held in the gymnasium of the John F. Gibson University Center on the University of Arkansas at Monticello campus. Tickets are $80 per person and may be reserved by calling 870-460-1060. (more…)

ICM Inc. Seeking Camera Donations

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

m1cgt7w9 copyICM 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.

Denton Honored with Paul Diaz Caring Award

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Trapper Denton, center, is flanked by former Kindred CEO Paul Diaz, left, and current Kindred CEO Ben Breier, right after Denton received Kindred's 2015 Paul Diaz Caring AwardThomas “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.

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Monticello 2nd Chance- Pet of the Week

Friday, November 13th, 2015

shs8i9g5 copyBuffy 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

SEARK Wildlife Rehabilitation

Monday, October 19th, 2015

1441509297.jpgSEARK 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.

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Bridge Club Winners

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
Bridge-cards-fan-2Winners at the Town and Gown Duplicate Bridge Club on Monday, September 28 were:
1st place     Margaret Norton and Kay Koen
2nd place    Joy and Fritz Hudson
3rd place     Sandra Lloyd and Jean Palsa

Classes Underway at Adult Education Center

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

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)

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Monticello Animal Clinic

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The Guest House

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Greenscape Nursery

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Cass Martin Realty

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Custom Truck / Spee-D-Lube

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Ashley County Medical Center

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City Drug

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Monticello Tire (Goodyear)

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Western Sizzlin’

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