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Local Business Celebrates 30th Anniversary

April 3rd, 2013 by

Carolyn & Bob Barnes purchased a small business from Larry & Beverly Lobitz on April 1, 1983.

Gift of Love Bookstore was located at that time in the building next to Piggly Wiggly. In that same area was Bob Barnes Barber Shop, in the old Coco Cola Bottling building, owned by Billy Ralph Hunter.

The Barnes moved both business in November 1989, to their present location 608 W. Bolling Street, next to Rogers Men Store.

Mrs. Carolyn told MLive, “We have had many wonderful people who worked for us. My husband Bob has been been my greatest employee, sharing barbering and working in the store. He has been barbering for 46 years.

Gift of Love Bible Bookstore carries a variety of Christian materials. Bible, Books, Music, Soundtracks, Church Supplies, Box cards, Small Gifts, T-Shirts. They also do special orders.

Thurman Does It, Again!

April 1st, 2013 by

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.

Notice to all Drew County Solid Waste Customers

April 1st, 2013 by

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

Veterans Meetings Scheduled

April 1st, 2013 by

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.

Cliff Gibson Appointed to UofA Board of Trustees by Gov. Beebe

March 28th, 2013 by

Governor Mike Beebe has named Charles “Cliff” Gibson III of Monticello to the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees.

“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.”

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Monticello Weather

Today is forecast to be nearly the same temperature as yesterday.
Friday 08/28 0%
High 89° / Low 65°
Abundant sunshine. High 89F. Winds light and variable.
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Saturday 08/29 0%
High 92° / Low 68°
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 92F. Winds light and variable.

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