Pines Broadcasting Company
Union Bank 1
Scripture Of The Day
Secure Storage 2
Corner Express (O&M Oil Co.)
Head of the Class
NorthSide Baptist Church
South Arkansas Business Solutions
Johnson’s Showroom Furniture
Immanuel Baptist Church
Gibson & Keith
Lucky’s Of Monticello
LifeShare No Date
Time & Temp
War Eagle Boats
Seark Sod Farm
Monday night, members of our local veterans organizations met with Boy Scout Troop 67, to teach them flag etiquette for the retiring (burning) of worn US flags. The VFW, DAV, and American Legion were represented.
The process is educational and patriotic.
Greetings from the 89th General Assembly!! Job creation and tax reform were two of the bigger issues before us this week as we inch closer to adjourning for the session.
Deputy Chapman wants to express his appreciation to everyone, and sent the message below.
Dennis Thurman, a major PIRATE supporter, honored the Pirates, Lady Pirates, Cheer Team and coaches for their hard work and effort this year in basketball. The meal was held in the DC Pirates’ Cove Café on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Thurman, along with Greg Jones and Curtis Thurman cooked hamburgers and Polish sausages with the trimmings for all three teams!
The athletes were very appreciative of the honor by hugging, shaking hands and thanking Mr. Thurman and his helpers.
Effective immediately, sanitation workers will only pick up trash that is in the county provided containers. No extra bagged trash that is set out beside or on top of the container will be picked up.
Due to recent back injuries and wounds from hypodermic needles, all cans will be picked up by the automated system on the truck.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Extra trash containers may be purchased for the one time price of $54.25.
Drew County Judge Robert Aiken
The American Legion Post #2 meets the 1st Tuesday of every month at 6 pm; the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #4515 meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6 pm, preceded by a meal at 5 pm prepared by our Ladies Auxiliary. Both buildings are located at McCloy Park. All members are encouraged to come. Anyone wishing to join these organizations please call 367-5585 or 723-4482.
An Ordinance to amend the hours liquor can be served in private clubs in the city limits of Monticello was presented to the City Council at the Council’s meeting Thursday evening.
Around 8 pm Wednesday evening, an employee of Price Lumber sustained serious injuries, as he was operating a machine at lumber mill.
Monticello Fire & Rescue responded, along with SEEMS, MASI, Drew County Sheriff’s deputies, Drew County OES and ADEM.
“Cliff’s appointment helps ensure a dependable voice on the Board for the U of A campuses in South Arkansas,” Beebe said. “His sound judgment and calm demeanor will serve the entire system of schools well in the coming years.”
The rumor in this case was that a man was walking down a road near Midway Route with a gun.
Here are the details of that incident.
Tuesday, we heard that NASCAR’s Mark Martin had bought the former Drew County Speedway to re-open it. (Martin is from Batesville, and has a museum, car dealership and race track there.)
Here’s the truth behind that interesting issue…..
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When completed the new rail spur will hook to the existing (soon to be improved) spur at Hood Packaging, and switch to a rail that will send freight cars into the Industrial Site for loading and unloading of cargo. This will likely begin with lumber. Currently Price Lumber and occasionally Maxwell Hardwood load rail freight at the Jackson Street crossing.
The Monticello School Board met Tuesday evening, March 26, 2013. Superintendent Harper opened the meeting by commending the school’s extra-curricular activity teams on their recent accomplishments. The boys’ basketball team went to the semi-finals at State, and the girls’ team went to the first round of the state tournament. Mrs. Ashcraft’s Mock Trial team got third place. Mr. Harper commended the groups on their good conduct while participating in these events.
The jury panel for Drew County Circuit Court will need to be in the courtroom before 9am, Wednesday.
Tomorrow is forecast to be nearly the same temperature as today.
Monday 08/03 0%
High 97° / Low 73°
Clear. Lows overnight in the low 70s.
Tuesday 08/04 20%
High 98° / Low 76°
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 98F. Winds light and variable.
5. DMH Cancer Center
The Computer Guys
Cedar Hills Apartments
Monticello Tire (Goodyear)
Razorback Body Shop
Holiday Inn Express
Cash Saver Food Outlet
Ray Ryburn Real Estate
Jones Custom Backhoe Service, LLC
Monticello Animal Clinic
The Guest House
State Farm David Funderburg
Union Bank 2
Reggie’s Lock & Key
Southern Quality Construction
Cass Martin Realty