Gibson & Keith
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
NorthSide Baptist Church
South Arkansas Business Solutions
Immanuel Baptist Church
Drew Central graduate Jessica Faith (Wishard) has just released a video to her song “without a fight”.
It has been a year since Jessica became a “GRAMMY Amplifier 2014 Winner”.
Since that time, the Grammy’s sent her to South by Southwest in Austin, TX to open for superstar Aloe Blacc, and filming a professional music video in Nashville.
Drew Central graduate and recoroding artis Ward Davis was a member of the DCHS Choir.
When he heard that former DC choir director Bennie Carol Wade Dunavan was the choir director for Mayflower Schools, and how much the devastating tornado had effected her current students, Davis organized a benefit concert at Nashville’s Douglas Corner Cafe, TONIGHT at 7:30, to help the Mayflower Choir .
Local folks can also be a part, by watching the fundraiser concert online at stageit.com. The cost is only $10.
Davis’ band, The Beagles, will also perform.
Around 40 area residents took part in an informational discussion, Sunday afternoon,, after watching a video presentation by Rob Reep, of Warren, on the history of the Saline river.
“The Saline” is 204 miles long and has many stories to tell about indians, farming, fishing, bootlegging, and riverboats.
“The Saline” is available for purchase on Amazon.com
Jessica Wishard, as she’s know to her Drew Central classmates recently was selected as a winner in the Grammy’s Amplified Awards. Out of over 5,000 entrants, she was one of only 3 shosen for the honor.
Amplifier Center Stage’s online platform allows emerging musicians to share their songs for a chance to have their music vetted by a panel of some of the biggest names in music today.
Her lated CD EP is available on ITunew, as well.
Former Burlington and Burlington House Area Rug employee reminisce, tell stories, and display tools from their jobs on Wednesday night’s “Hometown Monticello” broadcast on Cablevision Channel 19.
The program begions at 5 pm, and repeats until 7 am, Thursday morning.
The March meeting of the Monticello Music Club will be held Tuesday, March 5, at 7:00 p.m. in the sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church. The program will feature music from the great Broadway musical “Showboat”. Performers on the program will include Cara Akin, Kevin Henry, Ashley Gonzalez, Bobby Brown, Craig Grantham and Kathy Lyon. The Monticello High School Madrigals, under the direction of club member Bennie Vincent, will also be performing. The Junior Club student performer will be Katelyn Bayliss, a piano student of Mrs. Beverly Lobitz.
Jessica Wishard represented the Jr. Club last moth, by playing and singing a song she composed..
Brison is a life-long resident of Drew & Desha Counties, living most of his life in Monticello.
Brison records for Tripp Jct. Records & Marty d Publishing. The songs on this album were written by Marty Denton, Ronny & Brison Reed.
Brison and his wife Magen are pipeliners, but they still find time for their children and time for Brison to be able to record.
Brison will be headed back to the studio very soon to record more. He is working on some gospel songs also.
Clown, animals, jugglers, vendors, and all types of circus entertainment will be presented.
Luna Bros. Circus thrilled the crowd in Monticello back in 2008, and again in 2010. The show has grown since that time, so come on out and see the many new attractions, and their new “Big Top”.
CashboX, recently featured on the cover of Cashbox Magazine, were featured KATV Channel 7′s “Good Morning Arkansas” program, Friday.
Also, “Roots Country” True County Music Chart, based on internet radio airplay, includes Monticello’s Brison Reed at #10, and Shay Hood at both #14 and #20, with her 2 latest releases.
The Haley Creek Boys, a gospel and bluegrass band, primarily based in Hamburg, were recently featured in a concert sponsored by the Seark Concert Association, as they completed their 35th year of service to Monticello.
A gospel music segment concluded the program, which was held in the UAM Fine Arts Center.
The Haley Creek Boys have presented gospel concerts at several local churches, in recent years.
“It was an opportunity I simply couldn’t pass up,” Crowson said while signing off during his final broadcast on Today’s THV This Morning Oct. 29. “Arkansas is my home. It always has been and always will be, regardless of where my career takes me.” (more…)
Hometown Monticello is a local program, presented each Sunday on Monticello Cablevision’s Channe.l 19 at 5 pm, and is hosted by Chris Garrett.
This week’s program will feature the dedication program of the historic Selma Rosenwald School/ Community Center, last Saturday.
Other program segments include Gov. Beebe’s trip to Monticello thsi week, and the governor’s race, and an interview with MonticelloLive.com’s Joe Burgess.
Photos by Shelley Smith, Becky Phillips, and others.
CashboX, a local southern rock band, recently got the opportunity to perform for some “big time” stars. CashboX is made up of singer Andrew Brannon, from Monticello, guitarist Tyler Chambers, from Monticello, drummer Michael Murphy from Dermott, and Bassist Jeremy Payne from Lake Village. The band recently recorded the theme songs for the Duckmen 13: Fear the Beard, already out on DVD, and the Buck Commander 3: “The Bigs,” due out next year. The Duck Commander, a reality show about the Robertson family, airs weekly on The Outdoor Channel.
Because of CashboX’s success with the theme songs, Willie Robertson, star of the Buck Commander DVD series and Duck Commander DVD series and Duck Commander reality show series, sent the band and their families to the ranch of Major League Baseball player Adam LaRoche in Fort Scott, Kansas, where they played a concert for the Buck Commanders themselves. The Buck Commanders present were: Chipper Jones,3rd base for the Atlanta Braves; Adam LaRoche, 1st base for the Atlanta Braves; Matt Duff, a former St. Louis Cardinal pitcher; Tom Martin, a former New York Mets pitcher; Ryan Langerhans, outfielder for Seattle Mariners; and Willie Robertson. (more…)
Saturday morning, around 11 o’clock, normal activities of cooking lunch, while watching TV, and talking on the telephone to friends came to a quick stop for many Monticello residents.
That is approximately the time that a Robin Hood Drive resident had a backhoe operator reportedly working on replacing a sewer line, in the residence’s back yard. (more…)
Coming to this web-page, information about Luna Brothers Circus.
Today is forecast to be Much Warmer than yesterday.
Monday 03/30 0%
High 73° / Low 61°
A mix of clouds and sun. High 73F. Winds light and variable.
Tuesday 03/31 20%
High 74° / Low 61°
Cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 74F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
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
Tiny Thai Place
The Guest House
State Farm David Funderburg
Union Bank 2
Reggie’s Lock & Key