Lucky’s Of Monticello
LifeShare No Date
Time & Temp
War Eagle Boats
Seark Sod Farm
Pines Broadcasting Company
Union Bank 1
Scripture Of The Day
Monticello Tire (Goodyear)
Secure Storage 2
Holiday Inn Express
Corner Express (O&M Oil Co.)
Head of the Class
First Arkansas Financial
Frost Accounting Services
South Arkansas Business Solutions
Immanuel Baptist Church
Gibson & Keith
UAM – Dr. John Hunt;
DC -Julie Callison;
Monticello – Debra Ashcraft ;
MIS AR Teacher of the Year Candidate – Rachel Beer Withers
Monticello’s annual Weevil Welcome event was held Tuesday night, with 300-350 local folks attending.
The celebration recognizes the appreciation that Monticello has for the University, its staff, and its students.
The Chamber of Commerce organizes the event. The set up and cooking is done by City of Monticello employees. The meal was served by the UAM Cotton Blossoms basketball team. Prizes were donated by dozens of local businesses.
Mrs. Washington was notified of the award on her 85th birthday. Mrs. Washington stated that her daughter, Joyce Darrough, who also shares the same birth date, does most of the gardening now. Mrs. Washington’s daughters, Mrs. Hazelene McCray, not pictured, and Ms. Darrough, were both present for the award presentation, by Glenda Nichols of the Chamber.
Ken and Brenda Kendrick were recognized as the Monticello “Yard of the Month”.
The award is presented by the Chamber of Commerce, and selected by the Town & Country Garden Club.
The complimented Bill’s Lawn Care and Ed’s Produce for their assistance n the yard’s appearance.
The welcoming ceremony, showing them becoming more active in the Drew County area, was held at Donaldson Gun Shop, on Westgate Drive.
For more Information, their upcoming banquet flyer (attached) has their contact information.
The winning floats from the Chamber of Commerce Carols of Christmas Parade are……
The award is chosen by the Town & Country Garden Club and presented by the Monticello / Drew County Chamber of Commerce.
Mike and Mildred McGinnis were awarded the Yard of the Month honor for the work they’ve done at their Glenwood Drive home.
To nominate someone for Yard of the Month, call the Chamber at 367-6741.
Laura and Jerry Smith, of Falls Drive, were chosen by the Town & County Garden Club to have earned the June Yard of the Month.
Shown with Mrs. Laura is Glenda Nichols, of the Chamber of Commerce. Shown with Mr. Jerry is the couple’s granddaughter.
Jay Dyson invited Meagan Wilson (a senior at UAM) to watch the Christmas Parade at the Monticello Town Square.
She was surprised when Jay “won” the chance to introduce the 4 guest judges.
Meagan was even more surprised when Jay proposed to her in front of the hundreds of onlookers. She said “yes.”
The event made statewide news, and the video was viewed over 2,100 times.
Click here for the full story from January. The video comes in at #23 for the year.
The festival was postponed, and not re-scheduled during 2011.
Tomorrow is forecast to be nearly the same temperature as today. Chance of showers.
Sunday 03/01 80%
High 41° / Low 38°
Chance of Rain
Light rain. Lows overnight in the upper 30s.
Monday 03/02 60%
High 42° / Low 38°
Chance of Rain
Cloudy with occasional rain showers. High 42F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Reggie’s Lock & Key
Southern Quality Construction
Cass Martin Realty
5. DMH Cancer Center
Dan’s Tire & Exhaust
The Computer Guys
Cedar Hills Apartments
Scissor Tail’s Trading Post
Law Office Of Sara Hartness
Razorback Body Shop
Cash Saver Food Outlet
Ray Ryburn Real Estate
Monticello Animal Clinic
Jones Custom Backhoe Service, LLC
NorthSide Baptist Church
Tiny Thai Place
The Guest House
State Farm David Funderburg
Union Bank 2