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Monticello Dance Academy Wins Awards at LR’s VIP Dance Competition

February 25th, 2013 by

  Students from Monticello Dance Academy recently competed at the regional VIP Dance Competition in Little Rock, bringing home numerous awards.

Photo 1- front row from left to right- Alex Pennington, Olivia Wilson, Alli Beth King. Back row from left to right- Keller Bigham, Logan Fletcher, Mary Riley Busby, and Kate Brown
 
Photo 2- Front row from left to right- Jalyn Powell, Avery Barnes, Karissa Morman, Alex Pennington, Olivia Wilson, Alli Beth King, Tristan Thomas, BrookLynn White, Lynsey Hoover. Second row from left to right- Mrs. Toni, Lexi Thomas, Kelli Stain, Kayla Arrington, Rivers Frazer, Gracie Mosley, Caroline Groves, Kristiana Tenorio, Skyler Ashley. Third row from left to right- Mrs. Allison, Kate Brown, Mary Riley Busby, Anna Collins, Krista Sparks, Laura Swain, Madeline Griffin, Hannah Wilkerson, Mary Beth Wigley. Back row from left to right- Ashlee Johnson, Logan Fletcher, Blaine Morman, Anna Groves, Maddie Busby, Madi Ryburn, Morgan Davis.
 
Photo 3- from left to right- Ashlen McRae, Ashlee Johnson, Charlee Carter, Bliss Jaggers, Kristiana Tenorio, Mary Beth Wigley.

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Cub Scout Pack Leader Recieves District Award of Merit

February 25th, 2013 by

Hope Bragg was honored for her five plus years of service to Monticello’s Cub Scout Pack 69.

She was recently awarded the DeSoto Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America’s District Award of Merit for 2012 by the DeSoto Area Council’s Senior District Executive at the Pack 69’s recent Blue and Gold Banquet, at the Methodist Church in Monticello.


Local Students Make Presentation at AR. Dept. of Ed. Program at Peabody Hotel

February 25th, 2013 by

Four students from Mrs. Engelkes’ 3rd grade classroom at MIS and four students from Mrs. Cases’ 2nd grade classroom at MES presented at TICAL (Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership) at the Peabody Hotel’s Convention Center. Student’s showcased their ipad work and gave tutorials on how to use the apps.

Students from MIS: Anna Grace Bailey, Lauren Petty, Hayden Cotton, Johnathan Yarbrough

Students from MES: Beth Bragg, Chloe Rosegrant, Brenden Brown, Kel Busby


DC 3rd & 4th Graders Present “Aladdin”

February 25th, 2013 by

Drew Central 3rd & 4th graders’ presentation of the musical Aladdin under the direction of Ashley Gonzalez was a theatrical success!

Using the Common Core State Standards as her guide, Ms. Gonzalez, Drew Central Elementary music teacher, read the book to the students first and a character study followed. Every third and fourth grader had a part in the production from actors, dancers, stage managers, props managers, and audience greeters. A backdrop of Agrabah was designed and painted by students under the guidance of Lindsay Harper Groce, Drew Central Elementary art teacher.

The musical had two acts and an intermission. The play ended with a grand finale of all students on stage singing with baton twirlers, gymnasts, bread venders, flag bearers, belly dancers, Jr. Djinns, guards, and a beggar woman.

First picture: Jordan Watson as Jasmine singing her solo “One Jump Ahead”
Second picture: Arnold Diaz as Jafar, Pricila Tinajero as Lago, Lauren Tumey as Genie
Third picture: Pricila Tinajero as Lago, Arnold diaz as Jafar, Michael Herman as Aladdin, Jordan Watson as Jasmine, Adonis acre as Sultan, Lauren Tumey as Genie


MHS All-State Choir Members

February 25th, 2013 by

Three MONTICELLO HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR members were recently selected to the Arkansas All-State Choir.

Senior Caleb Lamb, pictured in the middle, a Tenor I, achieved 10th chair in the top Mixed Chorus. Senior, Daniel Wigley, left, and Junior, David de Rueda, right, were 21st and 13th chair in the Male Chorus.

The All-State Music Conference featured the performances of some of the state’s top band and choral musicians.


Entergy’s Tandee White Selected for Extension Leadership Program

February 25th, 2013 by

Monticello’s Tandee White is one of just 22 leaders chosen to represent 14 Arkansas counties in LeadAR, a leadership development program sponsored by the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service.

White attended a three-day seminar in Little Rock, focusing on major issues facing the state, including agriculture, education, the environment, the criminal justice system, and legislative issues.

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Entergy High Voltage Transmission Line Considered from Desha to Drew Counties

February 25th, 2013 by

Wednesday evening Entergy Arkansas held a public open house at UAM to discuss the installation and construction of a new 230 kilovolt electrical transmission line being planned for Drew and Desha counties. In addition to providing information and answering questions, attendees were invited to complete questionnaires and express their comments and concerns regarding this installation.

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Report from the Legislature – Week 6

February 25th, 2013 by

At the end of the 6th week over 450 bills have been filed in the House and Governor Beebe has signed 76 of those bills into law. This number seems down from 2011 and that may be a good thing. However it seems to me that the body is concentrating far more on social issues and less on governmental ones. The session has already been extended and still has a long way to go. It may be time to “buckle down”. The House is working 5 days a week and even worked through the bad weather in central and north Arkansas last week.

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Girl Scouts Observe Thinking Day

February 24th, 2013 by

The Girl Scouts of Monticello Ridge Service Unit held their annual Thinking Day Program Feb 16 at the First Baptist Church of McGehee.

Monticello Ridge has 6 troops in Monticello, 1 in Dumas and 1 in McGehee. 7 of the 8 troops participated in the program. Thinking day is observed world wide with troops learning about girl scouts in different countries. The countries represented this year were Austraila, Egypt, Greece, Honduras, Scotland, Sweden and Thailand.


District Judge Reports 2,900 Court Cases Since December

February 22nd, 2013 by

District Court Judge P. Luevonda Ross presented the District Court Report to the City Council Thursday evening. Judge Ross was appointed to the Court in November and sat on the Bench for the first time in December.

Judge Ross reported that her court has processed a total of 2,900 cases since she began presiding in December.  This month alone, a total of 1,722 cases have been processed, with 1,100 of those cases being processed on February 19.  In addition, 1,679 tickets were issued.

Fines collected from those tickets between December and the current date total $204,974.59.

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