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This photo was taken, last week, by a MLive reader.
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Monticello’s annual Weevil Welcome event was held Tuesday night, with 300-350 local folks attending.
The celebration recognizes the appreciation that Monticello has for the University, its staff, and its students.
The Chamber of Commerce organizes the event. The set up and cooking is done by City of Monticello employees. The meal was served by the UAM Cotton Blossoms basketball team. Prizes were donated by dozens of local businesses.
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.
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.
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
Mrs. Washington was notified of the award on her 85th birthday. Mrs. Washington stated that her daughter, Joyce Darrough, who also shares the same birth date, does most of the gardening now. Mrs. Washington’s daughters, Mrs. Hazelene McCray, not pictured, and Ms. Darrough, were both present for the award presentation, by Glenda Nichols of the Chamber.
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.
This photo of a meteor from the Geminid Meteor Shower was taken over Monticello Friday morning by a MLive reader.
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Remember the old “one of these things doesn’t belong here” line from Sesame Street?
That seems to be the case, as a loaded log truck was photographed turning from East Shelton St. onto S. Main, recently.
Cherry Street is open to log trucks. Old Dermott is not. Shelton St. appears to fall into that “undecided” category.
Bennie Ryburn III took these photos of the I-69 construcion sites, over the weekend from his plane, and offered to share them with MLive readers.
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1. DMH Diagnostic Imaging
Cedar Hills Apartments
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First Presbyterian Church
AM Rental & Sales
Cash Saver Food Outlet
Ray Ryburn Real Estate
Monticello Animal Clinic
NorthSide Baptist Church
Jones Custom Backhoe Service, LLC
Tiny Thai Place
The Guest House
Southern Quality Construction
Reggie’s Lock & Key
Union Bank 2
Cass Martin Realty