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City’s Trash Transporter Files Bankruptcy – City Council Discusses Transfer Station Contract Issues

September 10th, 2012 by

Delat Environment truck, piled high with trash, Tuesday, after the companly reportedly closed, due to bankruptcy.

City mechanic working on Delta Environmental truck, Wednesday, at City Transfer Station.

Mayor Allen Maxwell to the City Council, at last week’s meeting that Delta Environmental has declared bankruptcy (chapter 7), and no longer hauls trash out of the city transfer station.

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MHS Golfers Win Again

September 10th, 2012 by

Monticello played with golfers from Hamburg, McGehee, and Warren. The Monticello team score was 118 and the next best team score was 175. Of the 24 players present, MHS posted the top 4 scores for the boys and the top 2 scores of the girls.

Medalists were Walker Jarrett and Kelsie Adcock. Other MHS leaders were Tucker Ward (2nd place), Jake Johnson (3rd place), Jay Kent Gates, and Erin (2nd place). Congratulations, Billies!

Circuit Judge Suspended for Month

September 10th, 2012 by

A press release from the Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission has confirmed that 10th Judicial District Judge Sam Pope will receive a 30 day unpaid suspension following an April 5 confrontation at the Crossett Walmart with his estranged wife’s boyfriend, where a physical confrontation developed between the two men.  Both men were handcuffed and transported to the Crossett Police Department, but no charges were filed by either party.

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Ryburn Motor Company Thanks New Jeep Wrangler Owners

September 10th, 2012 by

Ryburn Motor Company and David Atwell want to say, “THANK YOU”, to Judy and Mike Bigham for their purchase of a 2012 Jeep Wrangler and their continued business.

If you or someone you know are in need of a NEW or PRE-OWNED vehicle, go by and see David Atwell at Ryburn Motor Company, 156 Hwy 425 South in Monticello or call 870-370-2905.



MYSA Thanks Team Sponsors

September 10th, 2012 by

The Monticello Youth Soccer Association would like to thank the following sponsors this year for sponsoring a 2012 Soccer Team. The sponsor name or logo will be placed on the front of our team uniforms this year. We want to take this opportunity to thank you for sponsoring a team. Listed below are the names of the sponsors that we would like to once again say, “THANK YOU.”

Commerical Bank, Union Bank, Simmons First Bank, Holiday Inn Express, Southeast EMS, Carolyn Standley State Farm, Ray Ryburn Real Estate, Super 8, Booker’s Insurance, MonticelloLive, Mazzio’s, Baker’s Electric, Baker’s Wholesale Supplies, Ryburn’s, Hampton Inn, Ray’s, 4 West Vetenarian Clinic, Day’s Inn, and Monticello Advance.

Photos from Recent Farm Bureau Supper

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Friday Update- UAM Professor Remains in Jail on $1,000 Bond on Indecent Exposure Charge

September 7th, 2012 by

An Arts & Humanities professor at UAM was the subject of traffic stop on the UAM campus Tuesday night around 10 pm, when he was arrested and transported to the County Detention Facility and charged with DWI- Drugs.

Thursday morning around 6 am, that same suspect was again the source of attention for Monticello Police when MPD responded to the report of an unidentified male walking in the middle of HWY 278 near the old KFC and the car wash wearing only his underwear.

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MFD Respnds to Huddle House Call

September 7th, 2012 by

Around 9 pm, Thursday night, the Monticello Fire Dept. was called to Huddle House, after the smell of a possible electrical fire was reported, and customers asked to leave to restaurant.

MFD and MPD responded.  The cause of concern was believed to be contained in a light fixture.

Mobile Home Destroyed by Fire

September 7th, 2012 by

Around 10 pm, the Monticello Fire Dept. was called to a mobile home on Mill Street, near East Gaines, which was engulfed in flames, when they arrived.

The structure was located across next to an empty lot where another mobile home burned in July of 2011.

Walmart Foundation Grant to Aid In Diaper Drive Effort

September 7th, 2012 by

HopePlace Crisis Pregnancy Center recently received a $1000.00 grant from the Walmart Foundation. The money will be used to purchase diapers for the Little Bottoms Diaper Drive. HopePlace has partnered with local businesses and churches in Drew and Bradley counties in a community wide effort to get a year’s supply of diapers for the center. The diaper drive will continue through September with drop-off locations at Calvary Baptist and Second Baptist Churches in Monticello and First Baptist in Warren. Donations from other businesses, organizations and individuals will be greatly appreciated. All size diapers are needed.

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