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Local Taco Bell Purchased by K-MAC Enterprises

July 1st, 2013 by

tacoMonticello’s Taco Bell has recently been purchased by K-MAC Enterprises, of Ft. Smith.

z tacoK-MAC is a franchise of Taco Bell® and KFC® restaurants, and operates restaurants in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Texas and Indiana.

Sources have reported that all local employees will transfer to the new company.

 


Marlins Swim Meet, Saturday Photos

June 30th, 2013 by

zyTeams from Camden, Crossett, Hope, Mena, Monticello, Pine Bluff, and Warren competed at Monticello, Saturday. zxThis is a smaller meet because many of the swimmers are participating in an AAU sanctioned meet in Bryant, to qualify for the Junior Olympics that will be held in Ann Arbor, Michigan the week of July 20.


MHS Class of 2003 Reunion Planned

June 30th, 2013 by

001Monticello High School’s class of 2003 upcoming 10 year class reunion has been scheduled for October 4 & 5th.

Like our class Facebook page at “Class of 2003 MHS- 10 year reunion” for further details and updates.

Please email your contact information to billies2003@gmail.com .


HWY 425 & Business Traffic

June 30th, 2013 by

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This tractor and equipment traveling between farm sites on HWY 425 serves as a reminder of local farmers investments in the local economy.  It just shows us once again that “Ag business is still Big Business.


Legislative Report

June 28th, 2013 by

Greetings! Last week we talked about the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarships, also known as the “lottery scholarships”. This week we’ll look at some other scholarships available to qualifying Arkansas students.

The other scholarship program receiving the most space in the media lately has been the Arkansas Health Education Grant Program. This attention is due to many applicants being informed they would receive these scholarships and then later informed some applicants would not after all, due to a funding shortage. Recipients were naturally distressed because they had made plans according to the first notification and now were unsure as to their status and financing.

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New Fairgrounds Livestock Barn Completed

June 28th, 2013 by

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The new Livestock Barn has been completed, and will be in use for this year’s fair.

“Country Nights, Carnival Lights” is the theme of the 2013 Drew County Fair & Livestock Show.

This year’s fair dates are Sept. 16-21. with the Fair Pageants and talent show scheduled for Sept. 9-14

A Junior Fair Board has been formed and will be assisting with this year’s fair.

Remember to start planning your exhibits, now.  The County Extension Office can provide information to help you.

Also, make plans to include your business, club, or organization in the Commercial Booth area.  Call Brenda Reed at 723-6740 to reserve your booth.


“The Great Race” Coming to Monticello, Thursday

June 27th, 2013 by

z great_race005Around 12:50 p.m., Thursday, more than 100 vintage cars will pass through the downtown area, in one-minute intervals, as participants in The Great Race make a scheduled lunch stop in Monticello.

The Great Race,  as part of the ‘Back to the 50s’ car show, will weave participants through ten states down the Mississippi River as they make their way to the Gulf of Mexico. Participants will cross the river a dozen times before finally finishing the race in Mobile, Ala. on Sunday, June 30.

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City Council Hears Vicious Dog Ordinance, but Takes No Action

June 27th, 2013 by

z dogsTuesday evening at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, the Monticello City Council reviewed an ordinance that would establish guidelines for owning and controlling dangerous dogs in the City.

The ordinance would not ban any specific breed from the city. It would, however provide requirements for owners of Pit Bulls that go beyond the requirements for owners of other dog breeds.

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12 Year Olds Win Conway Tournament for State Title

June 26th, 2013 by

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Front row left to right: Jakari Bagwell, Scout Echols, Bralyn Owens, Dallas Harvey, Carter Herring

Middle row left to right: Gabriel Martens, Heath Hayes, Mason Morgan, Ansin Lattimore, Colton Oltmann,

Back row left to right: Coach Matt Echols, Coach Jerry Martens, Coach Ryan Morgan, Coach Steve Harvey, Coach Jamaal Jones


13 Year Old All-Stars Win USSSA State Championship

June 26th, 2013 by

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The Monticello 13U All Stars won the USSSA State Championship this past weekend at Conway Station Park.

Back Row, L to R: Coach David English, Sam English, Randy Rawls, Colby Stephens, Coach Bart McKinzie, Logan McKinzie and Coach Tim Bitely.

Front Row, L to R: Jackson Grant, Devin Burton, Alex Powell, Preston Arrington and Ryan Bitely.


14 Year Old All-State Earn State Championship Title

June 26th, 2013 by

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The 14 year old Monticello All-Stars won their State Championship in Conway

front row left to right-Kevin Davidson, Josh Adams, Clint Pigott, Clark Jarrett, Lane Self, Dalton Adams

back row left to right-Assistant Coach-George Davidson, Assistant Coach-Tony Hudson, Mason Philley, Cody Brown, Michael Hudson, Ty Henderson, Scott Hewitt, Head Coach-Dax Henderson


15 Year Olds Win State Championship

June 26th, 2013 by

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The Monticello 15U All Stars won the state championship, this weekend.

Back Row L-R Coach Michael Fair, Bo Evans, Brenden Branch, Lee Brooks, Jonas Forrest, Coach Bill Evans

Front Row L-R Cade Clemons, Jake Johnson, Jeff Carmical, Seth Fair, Kelvin Hamilton, Davis Frost

Not Pictured C.J. Lindsey, Coach Kevin Lindsey


All In A Day’s Work……

June 26th, 2013 by

zbcdBradley Hill and Jennifer Scott of Mosquito Beach Pet Emporium, a sponsor of MLive,  look at a wild bird brought in for help identifying and feeding advice.zabc

zcdeThis is just another service offered by our local businesses, when you shop Monticello first.

Mosquito Beach Pet Emporium is located on HWY 278, behind Ray’s.


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Friday 07/03 50%
High 85° / Low 70°
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Variable clouds with scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon. A few storms may be severe. High near 85F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
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Saturday 07/04 60%
High 85° / Low 70°
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Scattered thunderstorms. High near 85F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

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