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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.
Places visited were Cozumel, Mexico, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, and Montego Bay, Jamaica. It was a awesome trip and they all had a GRAND time. Pictured: sitting, Murle Pennington, Ken Dunn, Regina Dunn, and Kay Johnston. Standing: Fran Haney, Rick Haney, Peggy Evins, Sue Hickam, Travis Stephenson, Eleanor Stephenson, Dorothy Brewer, Ed Brewer, Ron Hayes, and Ola Hayes.
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.
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