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National country music recording artist, John Michael Montgomery, has been announced as the headline act for Monticello’s annual Forestry Festival, which will be held on April 2 at City Park.
More details will be announced later this week.
Kelsey Lynn Windham was crowned Miss Harvest & Holiday. Kelsey is the 18 year old daughter of Teresa Duckworth & Darrell Windham of Monticello, and was crowned by Caroline Adair, pictured on right, 2014 Jr Miss Drew County.
Other winners were:
Farmers Market in the Mini Park 8-Noon
Arts & Crafts – 10 am-Until
Farm Bureau Simulated Combine and Milking Cow
MPD Jr. Police Training for Children 10-2pm
MFD Jr. Firenghters Challenge 10 am-2 pm
Food Vendors 11 am – Until
Largest. & Ugliest Pumpkins Grown by Drew County 4-H Members – 2 pm
Cutest and Scariest Painted Pumpkin 2:30 p.m. (Ages 4-6 & 7-10—Open to Public)
Pumpkin Seed Spitting Contest – 3 pm (Ages 7-10 & 11-14—Open to Public)
Grocery Sack Challenge— 10:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. by Desha/Drew Cattlemen’s Association
Live Entertainment All Day
Cake Walk – 11:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m.
Silent Auction 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Arkansas Game & Fish Aquarium
Arkansas National Guard
Live Entertainment & Street Dance 5:30 p.m.—Until
There will be a $250 cash drawing.
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE PRESENT TO WIN.
Vera Lloyd 5K Turkey Trot. (Registration – 7:30 a.m. – Race – 9:00 a.m.)For more information, call Melisaa
Hendricks at 501-661-8195 or 501-766-6009.
Harvest & Holiday Pageant.
For more information, contact the
Drew County Monticello Chamber of Commerce at 870-367-6741.
For more information contact Chamber of Commerce 870-367-6741
Festival Coordinator, Pat Hood, 870-723-1301
In the event of inclement weather, activities will be move to the pavilion at McCloy Park.
This year, at least 29 states were represented at Wilmar’s celebration, based on visits with guests and license plates seen over the weekend.
The Robertson parents have passed away, but their adult still respect their family tradition of gathering at the homestead for Wilmar’s Juneteenth.
Shown here are some of the immediate family, along with a cousin or two who joined in this year. Family members traveled form California, Georgia (moved there from Michigan), and even Alaska to attend Juneteenth this year.
If you would you like to volunteer and help plan this festival or if you have any ideas for themes, events, or contests please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please submitted suggestions by November 2.
Students from Monticello Dance Academy competed in the 25th annual Buck Fever Festival Talent Show in Banks. Participants included Alli Beth King, Lexi Thomas, Alexandria Pennington, Olivia Wilson, and Charlee Carter. The winner of the 4-9 year old dance solo division was Olivia Wilson. The winner of the 10-14 year old dance solo division was Charlee Carter.
Olivia, the 8 year old daughter of Jeremy and Rachel Wilson, also won 3rd overall. Charlee, the 14 year old daughter of Mark and Michelle Carter, won 1st overall.
Students are pictured here with instructors Alana Garbacz and Allison Neill.
CashboX will take the stage at 5:00 and Griggs at 8:00. For those of you who haven’t noticed, CashboX has been having a lot success and has become quite well known, especially in South Arkansas. Their desire to move away from the new “modern country” sound and lean towards bringing back southern rock, they have quickly acquired a fan base all over the United States, and even in Europe. CashboX is featured on several European “southern rock” websites and radio stations, right along with all the southern rock greats, such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, .38 Special, and Molly Hatchet.
CashboX has also given back to the community and fans that have gotten them where they are today. They have played benefit shows for Race for the Cure, and are set to play this year at Cablevision’s “Toys for the Tots” toy drive. They have also set up a fundraiser on their website for a special little boy, Haygen, who is the son of a very passionate and helpful CashboX fan. You can view the details at http://www.cashboxmusic.com (more…)
In 1991, Mayor Harold West proclaimed May 4, as “Hank Thompson Day” in Monticello, AR. The dedication of a little league field was named in his honor at Jordan Park, Hwy. 278 East.
The family is hosting the “ Hank Thompson Day Celebration” on Sunday, May 2, 2010 @ 3:00 pm to be held at the little league field named in his honor.
Free Food and drinks will be served, activities for the children and fellowship for the community as well. The recipient of the second memorial scholarship will also be named during the celebration.
Everyone is invited to attend and join in some family fun in honor of our beloved Hank Thompson.
In case of inclement weather the event will be inside the Sadie Johnson Community Building at the same address.
Usually the follow up reports after a local festival don’t include arrest reports, but for the second consecutive year, this has been the case in Monticello. (more…)
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