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Burgess Process Service

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ONE11 Southern Graphics

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Days Inn Monticello

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Monticello Shaved Ice


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Corner Express

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Searcy & Associates

Greenscape Nursery

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Merchant & Planters Agency, INC.

Merchant & Planters Agency, INC.

NorthSide Baptist Church

Northside Baptist Church


The Guest House

The Guest House

Cash Saver Food Outlet

Cash Saver

Chapman Sheet Metal Heating & A/C

Chapman Sheet Metal Heating & A/C

Head of the Class

Southern Quality Construction

Larry & Lance Kling

South Arkansas Business Solutions

Ashley County Medical Center 2

Ashley County Medical Center

Archive for the ‘Photos’ Category

State & County Meet at Ray’s

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Tim Griffin Steven StainLt Gov.Tim Griffin is shown speaking with Drew County Office of Emergency Mgmt.’s Steven Stain.

They met at Ray’s, while Griffin was on his way to an event in Crossett.

MLK Celebration Service Photos

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

MLK Annual March & Breakfast – Photos

Saturday, January 13th, 2018

The Class of ‘57 Had a Reunion

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

10780AF5-B9D7-40B6-BD64-2EA942CCBDA2The MHS class of 1957 held their reunion, this past weekend.

Everyone who attended had a great time, and will share many new memories of the event with friends and relatives.

Yes, as the Statler Brothers sang, the class of 57 had a dream.”

Grand Manor Dedicates Flag & Flag Pole

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

IMG_3706Chaplain Walter Carter Tucker conducted a flag and flagpole dedication ceremony at Grand Manor Assisted Living, recently,

The dedication was well attended by residents of Grand Manor and community members.

Cool Photo from Cleveland

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Local Republican party leader Diana Harton, along with her husband Doug, are in Cleveland attending the Republican national convention.

The photo, above, shows Diana with Fox News Channel Judge Jeanine Pirro.

“Pack of Bears” Seen on 425 South

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

BearsAn unusual sight took place on HWY 425 South, early last week, as a circus carnival was traveling, north, through town.

The convoy of amusement rides stopped at EZ-Mart, for fuel and snacks, providing a unique photograph.

SEARK Sunset

Monday, February 3rd, 2014


This photo was taken, last week, by a MLive reader.

Thank you for sharing it with us.

1970 Huey Helicopter at Monticello Airport

Friday, September 6th, 2013


This Vietnam era Huey military helicopter landed at Ellis Field, Friday morning, around 11 am.

The chopper had seen military action overseas, before recently being refurbished in Arizona.

The Huey is one of at least 7 that are being transferred to Florida, where they will be re-sold, possible back to another governmental agency, for use scouting fires or other events in the US, or flown back overseas.


N. Hyatt & W. McCloy Intersection Closed, Tuesday for Big Rig Breakdown

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013




An 18-wheeler from Batesville “threw a drive-shaft”, around 6 pm, near EX-Mart North. shutting down the McCloy & Hyatt Street intersection.

Reliable Towing pulled the big-rig out of the highway, opening up traffice.

MPD, DCSO, and a State Trooper were seen assisting traffic, which was detoured uto North Hyatt.

Local Funeral Service Remembers Traditional Processions

Monday, August 19th, 2013

lambert service

The family of the late Bobbie Lambert, with the assistance of Christian Brothers Funeral Home, followed the traditionas style of funeral processions, for her memorial service, Saturday, as the horse and carraige left Pilgrim Rest AME Church, traveling toward Mt. Zion Cemetary..

Photo courtesy of Gaynell Jamison

New “Super” Moon on Monday

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

011These photos were taken Monday evening of 2013’s third “Super Moon”.

006A “Super Moon” is described as a new or full moon, which occurs with the moon at or near (within 90% of) its closest approach to Earth in a given orbit.

Now That’s “Country” – Wooden Bridge

Friday, July 12th, 2013


This photo, taken east of Monticello, show an old wooden bridge, that is still in use..  Now, that’s country.

The bridge is a private drive or a farm access road, near a paved highway.  It’s not on a county road.

Red, White, & Blue Sky

Friday, July 5th, 2013


A MLive reader took this photo of the clouds, while on their way to the Rock Springs fireworks show.

He recognized the red, white, and blue stripes in the clouds in the sky.

Juneteenth Wilmar Photos

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

Special Presentation of Bayou Bartholomew Documentary, Sunday

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

The Drew County Historical Society is hosting a special viewing of the AETN program Bayou Bartholomew on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Forest Resources Conference Center, Room A102. Chuck Dovish of AETN and Curtis Merrell of the Bayou Bartholomew Alliance will be on hand to answer questions about the program. Two years in the making, the one-hour documentary on the world’s longest bayou, was supported by the efforts of local researchers, the Drew County Archives and the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

An Unusual Site

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Wednesday afternoon, a Taxi from Hot Springs was delivering a fare to the Calhoun Street area.

That may not be a news item, but the bright yellow paint sure drew attention.

Monticello hasn’t had a taxi service in several years, but that might be a good business venture, for someone to consider.

Holiday Inn Express

Citizen’s Bank

Citizen's Bank

Ashley County Medical Center 3

Ashley County Medical Center

Cass Martin Realty

Cass Martin Realty

Malco Theater

Monticello Shaved Ice 2

Monticello Shaved Ice



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Josh Forrest Ugly Floors?

Josh Forrest Flooring Removal

City Drug

City Drug

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Pines Broadcasting Company

Pines Broadcasting Company

Monticello Tire (Goodyear)

Monticello Tire (Goodyear)

O’Fallon Vet

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Monticello Animal Clinic

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Ashley County Medical Center

Ashley County Medical Center

Cedar Hills Apartments

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