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Helen Guenter, associate librarian at the Taylor Library and Technology Center at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, was recently selected to receive the Distinguished Service Award from the Arkansas Library Association. The award has been presented annually since 1979 to recognize outstanding achievement by library professionals.
The University of Arkansas-Monticello’s modern languages program will host its second annual International Film Festival November 12-15. Free and open to the public, the festival showcases eight films from Japan,Iran, Germany and France.
Audiences will be treated to award-winning films, talks from international film experts, international cuisine and beverages, music from UAM’s Jazz band and a DVD drawing. Speakers will include John Gale, Consulate General of Japan; Jennifer Lefevre of the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences & the Arts; Dr. Richard Corby of UAM; Dr. Pedro Lopes of Lander University and Dr. Russ Chace of Southern Arkansas University. Thursday evening features an interview with French film star Charlotte Campana.
The festival begins at 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Visitors may park for free in the football stadium parking lot, directly across from Convoy Leslie-Cotton Boll Stadium. All other parking lots are reserved. The Memorial Classroom Building sits directly across from the bookstore parking lot, half a block from the stadium.
For more information, contact Emmanuel Snyders at firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> or (870) 723-9971, or Dr. Lesly Jean-Francois at firstname.lastname@example.org<file://localhost/%2522mailto> or (870) 460-1889.
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Ms. Smith is the mother of Diane Ferrell, David Smith & Denise Frost. Ms. Smith was married to the late Captain John M. (Dusty) Smith, who served many years on the Monticello Police force. She is well known in the community, and always thought of for her delicious baked goods. We hope you have a wonderful birthday!!
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Candidates Frank Appleberry and Rene Knowles notified the group that they had previous engagements at the time the meeting was scheduled.
The Monticello-Drew County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 3rd Annual Green With Envy Chicken Cook-off on October 19, on the UAM campus. .The first place winning team will receive $500.00; trophies will be awarded to second place and third place winning teams. All judging will be by “People’s Choice”.
East Gaines, from it’s intersection with Main St. to it’s intersection with Gabbert St., was re-painted with parallel parking spaces on both sides of the street, late this week.
Although it never ceased to be a “one lane” street, with no center line and no (clear) parking lines, most drivers have used it as a two lane roadway.
Please note the new markings, and be aware of the change in driving habits of other drivers.
The Billies and Eagles battled in a back-and-forth game, Friday night, that wasn’t decided until the final drive turned around and went the wrong way for the Eagles, thanks to a “never say quit” Billies defense.
Drew Central Elementary was very honored to have Arkansas First Lady Ginger Beebe visit the school Thursday morning. She took time to read a book to Mrs. Arnold’s second grade class and was then taken on a guided tour of our school by four 4th grade ambassadors: Ja’Cari Oglesby, Sandra Mondragon, Jordan Watson, and Hunter Goad. They did an awesome job!
Mrs. Beebe was very impressed with the school, teachers, and staff!
Drew Central wants to thank her for all she did in preparation for this visit!
“Six Figures” a screenplay written by Regina Junior, a native of Monticello, has been selected by the HBFF Storyteller Screening Committee as a semi-finalist in the 2012 Hollywood Black Film Festival. As a finalist, Ms. Junior will receive a complimentary all-access pass to attend Hollywood Black Film Festival 2012 which runs October 25-28 in Hollywood, CA
Ms. Junior is the daughter of Horace and Mary Junior of Lacey, Arkansas and currently resides in Crossett, AR.
The Drew County Koinonia 4-H Club participated in the state wide “One Day of Service” community service day October 6th to kick off 4-H promotion week October 7-13. The members of the club visited The Woods Nursing Home, where they handed out gifts and handmade card to the residents. They had a wonderful time visiting with the residents.
The Drew Central School Board called to order their monthly meeting Oct. 9 to address this month’s topics.
Ryburn Toyota of Monticello and Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., have teamed to make a $5,000 contribution to the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
Toyota Motor Sales matched a $2,500 contribution from Ryburn Toyota, with half the proceeds earmarked for the university’s Student Ambassador program and half for the Student Alumni Delegates. Read the rest of this entry »
“The Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance is an Arkansas non-profit dedicated to fighting hunger in the state. Among their many fundraising activities are occasional fundraising breakfasts or dinners dedicated to raising funds to fight hunger. At many of these occasions legislators are invited to “serve” and part of the funds raised are sent to food pantries in their districts.
State Rep. Sheilla Lampkin recently participated in such an activity and eceived checks of $475 dollars each for Immanuel Baptist Church and Revival Center Church food pantries. Here Rep. Lampkin is shown presenting the funds to Bertie James and Bill Jones of Revival Center and Linda Caldwell representing Immanuel Baptist Church.”
The Bear Cubs agenda suggested meeting with a news reporter, and they invited MLive.
Burgess spoke about covering all types of news events, and how those events effect the people involved. Also discussed were “online newspapers” and changing technology, like laptops and smartphones.
Burgess also uploaded a photo of the Bear Cubs to MLive, during their meeting, with them taking part.
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