Peerless Home Inspections LLC (Chris Cook)
Seark Sod Farm
Pines Broadcasting Company
Union Bank 1
Re-Elect Sheilla Lampkin
Interventions Behavioral Health
Scripture Of The Day
Secure Storage 2
Corner Express (O&M Oil Co.)
Head of the Class
NorthSide Baptist Church
Elect Sara Hartness
Johnson’s Showroom Furniture
South Arkansas Business Solutions
Atlas Foundation Repair
Immanuel Baptist Church
Southern Quality Construction
Lucky’s Of Monticello
Advertise With Monticello Live
LifeShare No Date
Time & Temp
War Eagle Boats
MGSA- Monticello Girls Softball Association is currently accepting registration for girls youth softball ages 4-14 (born in the years between 2001-2011). Registration deadline is February 26, 2016. Draft will be on March 6, 2016. Registration forms can be dropped off at Farm Bureau Insurance.
A 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…)
Plum Creek representative makes $7,000.00 donation to Miracle League of South Arkansas. On hand to accept the donation are Miracle League athletes: Seth Parker, Amaya Woodard, Landon Drye, Corbin Conway, Thomas Stevens, Chris Curtis, Kenzie Martinez, Normandy Block, alongside Miracle League board members Ronny Williams, Karen Connelley, Amanda Killingsworth, Tracy Daniel, Mayor Zack Tucker, David Robinson (Plum Creek representative)
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.
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.
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.
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…)
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.
SEARK Reading Council announced the winners of the Young Writer’s Contest at the January meeting Monday night. Students in grades K – 8 from the SEARK five county area ( Bradley, Cleveland, Desha, Drew, and Lincoln) were eligible to enter. The students had to submit an original piece that they had written.
The Drew County Single Parent Scholarship Board was recently congratulated for meeting their 2014 Affiliate Match Grant from the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund. According to Beverly Chapple, ASPF Field Representative, this is the first time since its inception that the match grant has been met.
Affiliate board members work year round to encourage and support the ever-growing educational and training needs of single parents, believing that single-parent families that are led by skilled and educated mothers or fathers have a much greater opportunity to achieve self-sufficiency resulting in improved quality of life, from generation to generation.
Winners at the Town and Gown Duplicate Bridge Club on Monday, December 1 were:
1st place Joann Hawley and Lowell Lynde
2nd place Gene Gulledge and Charles Dolberry
3rd place Luellen Jones and Marvin Fawley
The Club will host its annual Christmas potluck party and charity game on December 8 at 6:30. Entry fee will be $3 per person. Anyone interested in playing call Lowell Lynde at 367-7039. Newcomers are always welcome.
This is the week when most parts of the country will turn their clocks BACK. So if it was 2 a.m., it becomes 1 a.m.
Enjoy that extra hour of sleep.
It gets taken away from us in March..
Options, Inc. has partnered with Arkansas Big Brothers Big Sisters Donation Center Clothes for Ca$h program. We will accept all textiles, purses, belts, and shoes. Please bring your donations to Options, Inc., on South Main St, between Cockrells and the Railroad tracks.
Holiday Inn Express
Cash Saver Food Outlet
Ray Ryburn Real Estate
Monticello Animal Clinic
The Guest House
Warren Livestock Auction
Re-Elect Bruce Anderson Judge
Union Bank 2
Bone’s Auto Parts
Happy Thoughts Booth 236
Reggie’s Lock & Key
Drew Farm / Drew Outdoor & Casual Wear
Cass Martin Realty
Custom Truck / Spee-D-Lube
Gibson & Keith
The Computer Guys
Cedar Hills Apartments
Monticello Tire (Goodyear)
Razorback Body Shop