Corner Express (O&M Oil Co.)
Head of the Class
NorthSide Baptist Church
South Arkansas Business Solutions
Immanuel Baptist Church
Gibson & Keith
Lucky’s Of Monticello
LifeShare No Date
Time & Temp
War Eagle Boats
Seark Sod Farm
Pines Broadcasting Company
Union Bank 1
Scripture Of The Day
Secure Storage 2
Holiday Inn Express
We all can’t believe how much you’ve grown! You mean so much to so many!”
Bo is the son of Jay and Colleen Hammock, and Leigha Farley.
The American LegionPost #2, in McCloy Park, is sponsoring a dance Friday night from 7:30 p.m. ’til, with a variety of music by the “Hwy 13 Band: featuring: Andy & Terrie Briant, Eric Davis, David English & Joe Carmine.
Admission is $5 per person. Everyone is invited to come out and have fun.
Happy Birthday, Michelle Stevens Irons
From your best childhood
The “Feed the Kids” program has grown from 8 children from Drew Central Elementary to almost 150 children in both Monticello and Drew Central Schools.
Greetings from the 89th General Assembly of Arkansas! I will be sending reports of the legislative activities every other week to our local media in District 9 as I have observed them.
The legislature officially opened Monday by affirming the election of the honorable Davey Carter of Cabot as the House Speaker. From there speaker Carter announced committee assignments. I had selected my A and B committees and will be a member of the House Education Committee, the House Agri, Forestry and Economic Development Committee, the Advanced Technology and Communications Committee and the Liaison Committee to the Senate, thus far.
Native Monticellonian P. Q. Gardner was recently presented an Arkansas House of Representatives Citation in honor of his service to his country in the Army Air Corps during WWII; for his lifelong business pursuits in Southeast Arkansas; and for his role for many years in the education of Drew County’s children as teacher and later superintendent at Drew Central Schools.
Mr. Gardner also founded Drew County’s first cable TV company system and is a longtime realtor in the area.
The citation was presented by State Representative Sheilla Lampkin to mark his December 29th birthday.
Cookies will be on sale thru January 27th. They are $3.50 a box. The profit that troops make from the sale of cookies helps pay for their badges, programs, trips, and service projects. If you are not contacted by a Girl Scout and want to order cookies, call Linda Beam at 870-367-7805 to place an order.
She submitted the photos to Whatbird.com and the birds were verified as White-tailed Kites.
Thanks for sharing your discovery.
The Drew County Single Parent Scholarship Fund is currently accepting online applications for Spring 2013 semester. The window is open from January 4, 2013 to February 4, 2013. Individuals may apply by going to this website, http://aspsf.org/
Eligibility requirements are also listed on this site. For information about the scholarship or the application process please visit the website.
At the January Monticello Economic Development Commission Board Meeting, Entergy Arkansas presented Maxwell Hardwood Flooring with a rebate check in the amount of $24,044 for energy efficiency improvements implemented at the plant last year.
The fountain in UAM’s posd was still in operation, Tuesday night, in spite of the weather.
The pond has been known to freeze over, just not very often. Actually MLive’s Joe Burgess walked across the frozen pond in 1984-85.
Bennie Ryburn, III, representing Ryburn Motor Company, was present to help recognize eight Drew Centreal teachers who were recipients of mini-grants provided by Ryburn Motor Company and the Toyota Foundation.
Mr. Johnston, who has worked in education for 44 years, and served at Drew Central for 32 years, will leave effective July 1.
At Thursday’s Drew Central school board meeting, Mary Hobbs received special recognition for earning the National Board Certified Teacher certificate. She is one of only two Drew Central teachers to achieve this prestigious level of certification.
He is the grandson of Joe & Debbie Rogers of Monticello and Marlin & Treva Reid of Centreville, MS. He is the great grandson of Joyce Pigott of Tylertown, MS & Lorene Reid of McComb, MS.
He is the little brother to John Parker Reid age 5.
According to this graphic from FlighAware.com, even though there wasn’t much traffic on local roads, the skies around the Monticello airport were busy, around 8:30, Tuesday.
KLLQ is the reference for Ellis Field.
January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease. Glaucoma is called “the sneak thief of sight” since there are no symptoms and once vision is lost, it’s permanent. As much as 40% of vision can be lost without a person noticing.
Mayor Allen Maxwell, in a recorded statement Monday morning, confirmed that Fire Chief Steven Faulkner had been placed on administrative leave, and an interim Fire Chief had been appointed. Today, a few more details have been released.
A local news reporter has received several calls yesterday morning, in reference to the false rumor of their death.
Bryson Lee Harrison is celebrating his first Birthday today. He is the son of Blair Griffin & Casey Harrison. His grandparents are Fairy Howard of Monticello & Audrey & DH Williams of Warren. Great grandparents are the late Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Lee Forrest of Monticello. Joyce Griffin of Star City & Baba & Lou Diamittia of Blytheville. He has 3 brothers; Jace Hilburn 4, Rylan Harrison 5, & Kaden Harrison 5.
Today is forecast to be nearly the same temperature as yesterday. Afternoon showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday 05/24 60%
High 83° / Low 69°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partial cloudiness early, with scattered showers and thunderstorms during the afternoon. A few storms may be severe. High 83F. Winds SSE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Monday 05/25 80%
High 80° / Low 69°
Thunderstorms likely in the morning. Then the chance of scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. High around 80F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Jones Custom Backhoe Service, LLC
Monticello Animal Clinic
Tiny Thai Place
The Guest House
State Farm David Funderburg
Union Bank 2
First Arkansas Financial
Reggie’s Lock & Key
Southern Quality Construction
Cass Martin Realty
4. DMH Home Health
The Computer Guys
Cedar Hills Apartments
Monticello Tire (Goodyear)
Razorback Body Shop
Cash Saver Food Outlet
Ray Ryburn Real Estate