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Center Helps The Child’s Voice Autism Foundation

Monday, March 18th, 2013

The Discovery Skills Center Consumers dressed up blue bulbs as a community service project for the Child`s Voice Autism Foundation. Theses bulbs will be used for the “Light it up blue” Autism awareness event coming in April. Please, remember those dealing with autism by supporting the Child`s Voice foundation during this April event.

Local Girl Donates Dog Food To Shelter

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

When Sidney Burns celebrated her 6th birthday party, she decided to ask for dog food to help feed the local P.A.W.S. animal shelter instead of birthday presents.

She was able to donate eight big bags of dog food plus several cans and boxes. Sidney is the daughter of Farrah and Andy Burns, granddaughter of Brenda Wright Griffin, Danny Gossett, Wayvon and Brenda Burns and niece of Andrea Chambers, all of Monticello

Local Animal Shelter Needs Help

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

PAWS (Pets Are Worth Saving), is a non-profit, no kill, animal shelter dedicated to dog rescue and adoption in our area. Mrs. Vicky Smith cares for over 90 dogs and is in desperate need of these items:

Monetary donations, Dog food, Newspapers, Magazines, Pillows, Blankets, and Tarps.

Volunteers are welcome, so please contact or send monetary donations to Mrs. Smith at: PAWS, P.O. Bo 126, Monticello, AR 71657, or call 870-460-0877.

There will be a monthly article, starting in January on Monticellolive.com, featuring adoptable dogs from this shelter. Please help these animals find a forever home.

*Donations can be picked up on request*

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Gamma Beta Chapter Announces Grant Winners

Friday, December 14th, 2012

The Gamma Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an International Society of Women in Education, would like to announce Belinda King as the recipients for the Drew Central School District and Brittnay Snow as the recipient for the Monticello School District of a $400 grant. Each winner will use the funds to purchase teaching materials for the classroom.

The Gamma Beta Chapter plans to make both grants available to Drew Central and Monticello School Districts each year to first year teachers , teachers changing subject matter and MAT teachers.

 

Guesthouse News

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Carol Cason is at Bellveiw for rehab.
Sybil Black`s family took her out for her birthday.
Dr. Bryant came to see his Mother-in-law, Eloise Davis.
Jewell Hargis went to church, Sunday with her daughter, Susan.
John Collins` children have been staying with him a few days.
Frank Carson is still at Drew Memorial Hospital.
We played bingo Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
Church of Christ came Monday night.

Guesthouse News

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Carol Cason is in the hospital.
Jerry Burgess went to Mayflower for a few days last week to her daughter.s house ( Bennie Carol ). Joe came by to see her.
Joy Meadows went to church with her daughter ( Penny Rosengrant ).
Dr. Bryant visited his mother-in-law.
Jewell Hargis went to church with her daughter ( Susan ).
John Collins was in the hospital for a few days. His son, daughter-in-law and his wife have been visiting him daily. His daughter visited him last week too.
Mary Jane and Andy visited Henri Mason.
Carline Satterwhite`s children have been visiting her.
Harry Burnett went to his son`s ( Ken ) house in Little Rock for a few days last week.
Frank Carson is in the hospital he has had a lot of visitors, Jo Carson, Mike Carson, Billy Carson, J.D. West, Mary Ann Jones, Fran Haney from Union Bank brought him a Billies door hanger, Keith Williams, Marie Jones, Sandra Wright, Jackie Gamble, Stacy Usry, Louise Funderburg, Mary Emily Calhoun, Dennis W. Spence, Karen and Richard Carson, Joe Gunter, Dalene Stephenson, Susan Musick, Michelle Lefeva from Union Bank, Gail Hooker from Union Bank, Ginger Wilkins, Reginald and Dorothy Glover, Judy and Jack Lassiter and Dave Wilkins.
Hope we didn`t miss

anyone. Kay his daughter is here visiting him too.

We played Bingo, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

We had exercise class Monday.

We had movie night, Friday with punch and popcorn. They watched the second part of Where The Red Fern Grows.

Guesthouse News

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Larry Valentine spent a few days with his daughter, Tammy.
Homer Grantham had visitors, Labor Day.
David Cason has been checking on his Mom ( Carol Cason ) daily,
Jerry Burgess spent a few days with her daughter ( Bennie Carol ).
Joy Meadows `s family had a birthday cake and ice cream with her on her birthday. Penny brought cake and ice cream for her to share with the residents and Penny also had lunch with her on her birthday.
Sherry has been out this week visiting her Mom ( Sybil Black ).
Dr. Byant has visited his Mother-in-law ) Eloise Davis ) this week.
Susan has visited her Mom ( Jewell Hargis ) this week and Mrs. Jewell went to a family reunion on Labor Day.
John Collins`s wife has visited him daily.
We would like to welcome Carline Satterwhite to the Guesthouse. Rosemary Brown, Sarah and John Cason and some of her other family members helped move her in.
Angela Davis, Angela Earnest, Ed Whit, Mary Ann Jones,Jes Gueuter, Angela Thrilkeld, Tikki Monkin, Wes and Marlene McCoy, Anita Menell and Hinger Wilkins visited Frank Carson last week.
We have one birthday in September, Sybil Black she will be 84 years young

Guesthouse News

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Homer Grantham’s son and daughter-in-law brought him a cherry pie for his birthday.
Carol Cason went out with her son, Sunday for lunch.
Joe and his wife came by to see his mom, Jerry Burgess.
Penny Rosengrant came by to see her mom, Joy Meadows.
Sherry came by to see her mom, Sybil Black.
Dr. Bryant came by to see Eloise Davis.
Susan came by to see her mom, Jewell Hargis. Her son came to see her also.
John Collins’s wife has been by everyday to see him. His two daughters Barbrara and Debra ate lunch with him, Saturday.
Mia and Mary Jane came by to see Henri Mason.
Harry Burnett’s son and grandson came by to see him, Sunday.
Janie Fuller and husband brought cake and ice cream, Sunday for her brother,   Tom Rabb’s birthday.
Marian Bowden`sdDaughter-in-law came by to see her.
Church of Christ came Monday night.
Northside Baptist Church came Thursday and brought cupcakes.
We played Bingo, this week.
We had movie night with cokes and popcorn, Friday night, they watched Where the Red Fern Grows part one.
Our hearts are saddened for Dr. Paul Patterson`s family. He will be missed here at the Guesthouse.

Guesthouse News

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Larry Valentine spent the weekend at his daughters house.
We would like to welcome our new Residents to the Guesthouse, Homer Grantham, John Collins, Joy Davis, Jewell Hargis and Clara Saeler.
Carol Cason went to lunch with her son, David, Sunday.
Joe Burgess visited Jerry Burgess.
We are glad to have Joy Meadows back.
Buddy Carson is in the hospital.
We played Bingo last week.

 

Guesthouse News

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Carol Cason went out to lunch with her son, David.
Jerry Burgess went to Mayflower to visit her daughter, Bennie Carol, last week.
Joy Meadows is still in the hospital in Little Rock.
Sybil Black`s daughter, Sherry came to see her.
Jewell Hargis`s brother came to see her.
Harry Burnett`s grandson came to see him and brought him a birthday cake.
We played Bingo.
Church of Christ came Monday night.

Carlis Johns And His Turnips

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Carlis Johns with a few of his last-of-the-season turnips. Many of the turnips weighed 3 to 4 pounds each.

Mr. Johns and his wife Linda live in the Barkada Community. They grow a Spring, Summer and Fall garden and they often share their produce with friends and neighbors. The turnips shown here were picked by Patricia Kulbeth and Juanita Webb and were delivered to the Senior Citizen Center. The turnips will be used in their Meals-on-Wheels food program as well as their senior lunch program, which is served daily at the center.

Mrs. Barbara Abston, director of the Sr. Citizen Center expressed her appreciation for the generosity of the Johns and stated that the center always appreciates donations of fresh vegetables, fruits, etc. from local gardens.

Guesthouse News

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

We would like to thank everyone that came to our Christmas Open House.
Harry Burnett went to churh Sunday.
Juanita Williams is in Pine Bluff for Rehab.
Carol Cason went to lunch with David Cason, Sunday.
Joe Burgess visited Jerry Burgess.
Joy Meadows went to Church, Sunday.
Mary Clampit visited Marscille Williams every day, last week.
Charles Jackson has had a lot of visitors last week.
Robert Wells has visited Ruby Wells every day last week.
Mia and Mary Jane visited Henri Mason.
Frank Carson is still in Connecticut visiting family.
We played Bingo this week.

Guesthouse News

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Hope everyone had a blessed Thanksgiving.
Marscille Williams`s son and grandson ate Thanksgiving dinner with her. Mary has visited her daily.
Carol Cason had a birthday the 23rd. She went to David`s house Wednesday night for Thanksgiving Dinner, and she went out to eat, Sunday with David and Zack.
Jerry Burgess went to Mayflower to spend Thanksgiving with Bennie Carol and her grandaughter.
Joy Meadows went to church with her family.
Charles Jackson`s daughter, Debra visited him Saturday.
Ray King`s daughter, Barbara, brought Thanksgiving dinner to him.
Ruby Wells is in the hospital, both her sons Robert and Dennis are with her. Get well soon Mrs. Wells.
Henri Mason spent Thanksgiving with her family. Mary Jane, Mia, Beth Thurman, Shirley Bell, Sheila Lampkin and Terrie Wolfe visited her.
Frank Carson`s grandaughter, Anna Grace Carson has been visiting with him , she is going to school in New Orleans, La.
Marian Bowden spent Thanksgiving with her family.
Clark Valentine spent Thanksgiving with his brother.
Betty Pirtle spent Thanksgiving with her daughter, Karen.
Tom Rabb spent Thanksgiving with his family.
We would like to send get well wishes to Juanita William who is in the hospital in Pine Bluff.
We would like to welcome Harry Burnett, our new Resident to the Guesthouse.
Our owner Kim Forrest had a Birthday the 23rd.

 

 

Guesthouse News

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Joy Meadows went to church.
Frank Carson will be going to Little Rock with Montene Macorey and Mary Ann Jones to see James William Willis and to play cards. His Grandaughter who is in school at New Orleans, La. will be visiting him for Thanksgiving.
Alvin Jordan and the VFW boys visited Tom Rabb.
Patty Moffatt, Marilyn Cooper and Judy Mason visited Henri Mason.
Clark Valentine`s daughter, Tammy ate supper with him, Saturday night.
Marie Bussell went out to eat with her nephew, David.
Carol Cason went out to eat with her son, David, Sunday.
Juanita Williams is still gone for rehab, after breaking her ankle.
Debra visited her Dad, Charles Jackson.
Jerry Burgess`s, daughter, Bennie Carol and great grandaughter visited her, Saturday.
Mary Clampit visited her Mom, Marscille Williams.
Robert visited his mom, Ruby Wells.
We played Bingo this week.

Guesthouse News

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

Betty Pirtle`s Grandaughter, Husband and their Baby came for a visit.
Carol Cason went to lunch with David Cason, Sunday.
Joy Meadows went to Sunday School with her family, Sunday.
Alvin Jordan visited Tom Rabb.
Monica Tippitt from Jonesboro, Ar. and Bryan Borsch from St. Joe, La. visited Marian Bowen.
Debra ate lunch with her Dad, Charles Jackson, Saturday.
Juanita Williams and Ray King are in the hospital.
We played Bingo this week.
Our November Birthdays are Henrietta Mason on the 1st, Clara Cater on the 12th, Carol Cason and Kim Forrest on the 23rd.

Guesthouse News

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Marian Bowden`s brother and sister-in-law, the Cothams from Mississippi and Martha and Donna Miller from Conway came to see her.
Karen and David came to see Betty Pirtle, Tuesday.
Martha, Mary and Joan came to see their mother, Juanita Williams.
Carol Cason went out to lunch with her son, David, Sunday.
Penny Rosengrant took her mother, Joy Meadows to church, Sunday.
Nettie Judkins is in the hospital.
Charles Jackson Jr. came to see his dad, Charles Jackson Sr. Thursday.
Robert Wells came to see his mother, Ruby Wells.
Henrietta Mason and Marscille Williams is at the Woods for rehab.
Alvin Jordan came to see Tom Rabb.
Buddy Carson had lunch with Ed and Dorothy Brewster and then they played dominoes. He talked to his daughter that lives in Connecticut on the phone. He is planning a trip to visit her in December. He went to a cook out that the Methodist Coffee group had, Thursday.
Drew County Literacy came Wednesday.
We played Bingo.
Church of Christ came Monday night.

Guesthouse News

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Robert Wells visited Ruby Wells.
Ray and Cynthia McCauley visited Marian Bowden, Wednesday.
Alvin Jordan visited Tom Rabb.
Coleman Randle visited Ray King.
Charles Jr. and Debra visited Charles Jackson Sr.
Buddy Carson visited James Willie Willis in Little Rock, Friday.
Tom Rabb and Buddy Carson went to a cook out at Zack McClendons. Tuesday.
Jerry Burgess visited her daughter, Bennie Carol Wade last week. They went camping at Jackson Port and attended Old Timers Way at Newport.
We played Bingo, monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
Drew County Literacy came Wednesday.
Rosehill Church came Monday night.
Our October Birthdays are Raylene Steelman, Charles Jackson Sr. and Patricia Sanders.

I am looking for someone to lead an exercise class for our Residents maybe 2 times a week, if you are interested please call me at 870-723-1556.

Guesthouse News

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Juanita Williams`s daughters, grandaughter and great grandaughter visited her Tuesday.
Carol Cason has a new great grandaughter and Sam and David took her out to lunch Sunday.
Joy Meadows went to church with her family Sunday.
Elmo and Stella Judkins visited Nettie Judkins Sunday.
Debra ate lunch with her Dad, Charles Jackson Sr., Saturday.
Henri Mason is still at Woods for rehab.
Alvin Jordan visited Tom Rabb.
Our Hearts are saddened by the passing of Willis ( Bill ) Dodson, our prayers are with his family. He will be missed here at the Guesthouse.
We played Bingo last week
Drew County Literacy came Wednesday.

Physics Professor Patches Potholes

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Dr. Jerry Webb, retired UAM physics professor, and son, David, a teacher at ADC (Dermott), are shown performing much needed repair work on 1st United Methodist Church’s driveway and parking lots. 

Dr. Webb and David, are also well known in the community for overhauling old farm tractors. Dr. Webb finds time to also work a vegetable garden and catch fish that are shared with neighbors and the Church’s Coffee Boys Men Group.

Guesthouse News

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

David and Karen from Warren visited Betty Pirtle.
Charles, Dovey, Martha and Mary visited Juanita Williams.
David and Zack took Carol Cason out to lunch, Sunday.
Elmo, Stella and Brenda visited Nettie Judkins.
Debra, Jimmy Joe, and Lucy visited Charles Jackson Sr.
Barbara and Woodie visited Ray King.
Robert, Sug, Kay and Anna visited Ruby King.
Betty Berry, Tommy and Ronda Trantham visited Bill Dodson.
Alvin Jordan visited Tom Rabb.
We played Bingo last week.
Drew County Literacy came Thursday.
We would like to thank Wade for coming and playing the piano for us. Our residents really enjoyed it so much.

Guesthouse News

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Laurie visited Betty Pirtle.
Martha, Mary and Joan visited Juanita Williams.
Elmo, Stella and Brenda visited Nettie Judkins.
Penny visited Joy Meadows.
Woodie and Barbara visited Ray King.
Buddy Carson talked to his grandaughter in Boston, and went to the tailgate party at the Boll Weevil Ball game.
Charles Jackson Jr. ate lunch with Charles Jackson Sr., Thursday.
David Cason took Carol Cason out to lunch, Sunday. He also brought doughnuts for the Residents.
Robert Wells visited Ruby Wells.
David and Kim took Marie Bussell out to eat .
Dennis and Mary Ann from California and Johnthan from Denver visited Willis Dodson, they all went to the Dodson
reunion at City Park there was about 125 people that attended.
We played Bingo.
Drew County Literacy came Thursday.

Guesthouse News

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Dovey, Charles, Randy and Sherry Adcock from Benton, Ar. visited Juanita Williams.
Carol Cason went out to lunch, Sunday with David and Zack.
Joe Burgess visited Jerry Burgess.
Stella and Elmo visited Nettie Judkins.
Charles Jr. ate lunch with Charles Jackson Sr., Thursday.
Phyllis Parks, from Conway, Connie Mullis, Marilyn Cooper, John & Patti Chandler, Jordan & Allen from Va., Mary Jane, Mia and Shirley Bell.
Alvin Jordan and the VFW men visited Tom Rabb.
Mrs. Ngar taught the Sunday School Class.
Drew County Literacy came Thursday.
We played Bingo Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Guesthouse News

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

David & Kim Bussell visited Marie Bussell.
Joy Meadows went to church with her daughter, Sunday.
Charles Jackson`s Children visited him.
Barbara visited Ray King.
Robert Wells visited Ruby Wells.
Joe visited Jerry Burgess.
Betty Berry visited Willis Dodson.
Mary Clampit visited Marscille Williams.
Linda Lyon visited Eula McKee.
Dwain Bowden visited Marian Bowden.
Janita Williams`s daughters visited her.
We played Bingo.
Drew County Literacy came Thursday.
We do not have any July Birthdays.

Guesthouse News

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Tommy Trantham and Betty Berry visited Willis Dodson.
Linda Lyons visited Eula McKee.
David and Zack took Carol Cason out to lunch, Sunday.
Robert Wells and Sug Orrell visited Ruby Wells.
Barbara, Woodie and the men from VFW visited Ray King.
Brenda, Stella and Elmo visited Nettie Judkins.
Charles Jr. and Debra visited Charles Jackson Sr.
Randi took Cecil Hickman out to eat, and Cameron and Daughter visited him, Sunday and they went out to eat.
Joy Meadows went to watch her Grandson play ball, Saturday and she went to church with her family, Sunday.
Marie Bussell`s daughter, Cathy Bechtel from California was visiting her Mother for a few days and helped her get moved in. Kim Bussell visited also.
Joe and Sue visited Jerry Burgess.
Mary Jane visited Henri Mason and Mia took her to church, Sunday.
Alvin Jordan and the men from the VFW visited Tom Rabb.
We played Bingo.
Drew County Literacy came Thursday.
Church of Christ came Monday night.

Guesthouse News

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Charles Jackson Jr. ate lunch with Charles Jackson Sr., Thursday and Lucy and Will ate lunch with him, Sunday.
Connie Ball and some friends came out and ate cake with Henri Mason, Thursday.
Edna Crook is in the hospital.
Drew County Literacy came Thursday.
Current Events came, Tuesday.
We played Bingo.
Sylvia Ngar taught the Sunday School Class.
We were sorry to hear about Mrs. Fran Millen passing away. Her family is in our prayers.

Monticello Man Places 2nd in National Pepsi Truck Driving ROADeo Challenge

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Congratulations to Roger Hoskins II of Monticello for placing 2nd in the National Pepsi Truck Driving ROADeo Challenge in Schaumburg, IL, recently

He placed 1st in the MidSouth Market Unit in May which advanced him to the nationals in IL. The weekend was full of fun filled events, eating at Midievil Times, the ROADeo, and a cocktail dinner where the winners were announced.

Hoskins is employed with the Pepsi Beverage Company in Monticello.

Serices Available at Options, Inc.

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Options, Inc the emergency crisis intervention agency in Monticello for victims of domestic and sexual violence offers group support Thursdays 3pm-4pm and empowerment counseling by appointment for victims of domestic and sexual violence.

Legal advocacy (assistance with filing of Orders of Protection), Court Advocacy (support in court), and referral to other available community resources that are available is also provided. All services are free and all matters are strictly confidential. For more information or assistance call 870-460-0684 or crisis hotline after 5 pm at 870-367-3488, or come by the business office 110 N. Main, during hours 9am -5pm. Offices are also located in Crossett and Dumas for residents of Ashley and Desha County residents.

Volunteers are needed please contact business office for more information at 870-460-0684. Website: www.safeportinastorm.com

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