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Cablevision Now to Serve Wilmar – Expanded Service

July 18th, 2013 by

cablevisionCommunity Communications Company of Monticello, Arkansas (Cablevision) is pleased to announce that the City Council of Wilmar, Arkansas voted unanimously to approve a 15-year franchise agreement with Cablevision. The agreement allows Cablevision to operate and offer Cable TV, High Speed Internet and Digital telephone service to over 300 residents in the community. Under this agreement, Cablevision will use the existing cable TV infrastructure abandoned by a previous operator.

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Calhoun Selected to National Board

July 18th, 2013 by

Judy CalhounThe Association for Rural & Small Libraries (ARSL) is pleased to announce that Judy Calhoun, Director for the Southeast Arkansas Regional Library has been elected to its board.

ARSL is a national organization of over 700 people whose mission is to provide a network of people and materials to support rural and small library staff, volunteers and trustees to integrate the library thoroughly with the life and work of the community it serves.

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Toxic Trash??

July 17th, 2013 by

Z BIOA residence on Texas Street had their weekly trash waiting by the road, Tuesday morning.

The containers, however, were marked at “BIO-HAZARD”.z biohazard

Although it appears to be a simple case of re-using boxes, it wasn’t the best choice of boxes to choose to put your trash in. Not to mention, they’re not the approved city containers.


Two Silverados Collide at Pope & Gabbert

July 17th, 2013 by

zdAround 7 pm, Tuesday, an eastbound white Chevy Silverado reportedly pulled out in front of a northbound white Chevy Silverado, causing an auto accident.

zeThe eastbound truck had the stop sign.

A passenger in the northbound Silverado was transported to Drew Memorial by SEEMS.

The driver in the eastbound Silverado was transported to the County Detention Facility for a BAC test, as aluminum cans were seen strewn alongside the vehicle at the crash scene.

MPD worked the wreck.  Reliable Towing removed the northbound vehicle.

Burlington Remembered by Local Employees – Wednesday Night on Cablevision’s “Hometown Monticello”

July 17th, 2013 by

Former Burlington and Burlington House Area Rug employee reminisce, tell stories, and display tools from their jobs on Wednesday night’s “Hometown Monticello” broadcast on Cablevision Channel 19.

The program begions at 5 pm, and repeats until 7 am, Thursday morning.

Legislative Report

July 16th, 2013 by

Wow! What an interesting week at the Capitol! First let tell you that the legislative subcommittee gave approval for Governor Beebe to use part of his “rainy day fund” to “bail out” the Arkansas Health Care scholarship funds that assists students going out of state to obtain specialized degrees not available in Arkansas. Some moneys will also go for scholarships of certain deceased military personnel’s children and certain fallen law enforcement officer’s children. Next Friday, July 19, the measure will go before the entire Arkansas Legislative Council for their final approval and then the moneys can be released. Surely it will pass with flying colors!!

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Limbs, Leaves, Twigs & Grass – City Re-opens Compost Facility

July 16th, 2013 by

zThe City of Monticello has re-opened the composting facility and is accepting all yard waste.

The material must be taken to the Transfer Station at 1466 Old Warren Road and checked in with the supervisor before dumping.

Items of a large diameter cannot be accepted such as stumps or large limbs.

The hours of operation will be Monday thru Friday from 7 am until 4 pm and the first and third Saturday from 8 am until 4 pm.

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Letter to the Editor – Road Tax Special Election is a Joke

July 15th, 2013 by

It was all over the Advance and Monticello Live that the Road Tax issue won by a landslide. REALLY? Did you not expect it to win? This is exactly why your choices at the ballot box were written the way they were – so that the tax would pass exactly as the Quorum Court wanted it to. You did not have the choice to keep the 1% road sales tax as it was originally.

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Four Wheeler Overturns – Driver Injured

July 15th, 2013 by


Sunday evening around 8:30, a Yamaha Rhino 450 overturned on Carpenter Road, ejecting the driver.

The vehicle was northbound at the time of the accident.  The driver was transported to Drew Memorial, and was expected by be transferred to Little Rock.

Arkansas State Troopers worked the crash scene, assisted by Drew County Sheriff’s Deputies.

Downed Tree on HWY 172, Sunday

July 14th, 2013 by


A strong wind led to a temporary road closing on HWY 172, around 11 am Sunday morning, after this large tree fell across the roadway.

A Drew County Sheriff’s deputy controlled trafic, whle AHTD cleared the roadway.

Photo submitted by a MLive reader.

Legisoative Report – Wildfire Concerns

July 14th, 2013 by

from State Rep. Jeff Wardlaw

Recently, we have heard from several county judges informing us of burn bans in their area. So this week is a good time to remind you about the dangers of wildfires in Arkansas and what the 89th General Assembly did to help protect our homes and property from the destruction wildfires can cause.

Last year there were 1,018 fires across more than 16,000 acres. So far, this year there have been 391 fires spreading across more than 5,000 acres.

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ATV Safety Program Presented to Boys & Girls Club, Friday

July 12th, 2013 by

The Drew HEALTH Coalition hosted an injury prevention event at the Boys and Girls Club, Friday.

Steven Stone, the County Extension Agent from Lincoln County, spoke to the students about ATV Safety followed by an ATV Safety video. There were around 50 students present, and 2 were able to take home ATV helmets that were donated by Lumberjack Yamaha in Warren.

The Drew HEALTH Coalition would like to thank Mr. Stone for educating the children on ATV Safety and the Boys and Girls Club for allowing us to partner with them for this event.


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