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Tear in Pool Liner Tops Parks Agenda – $100,000+ ?

November 17th, 2014 by

imageThe city park committee met last week, and discussed several items, including the details of the tear in the liner of the city pool.

The tear is believed to have been caused by water from the fill-lines leaking behind the liner.

The estimated cost of the repairs is not know, but similar repairs cost $268,000 in 2007.  Although the liner’s warranty is pro-rated, it has been several years since it was installed.

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3rd Graders First Deer

November 17th, 2014 by

IMG_8013Evan Bealer, a 3rd grader at MES, killed this button buck in Wilmar at his family deer camp while hunting with his dad.

He killed the deer with a Winchester 270 Short Magnum at 4:15 pm on Sunday.

Unique Tribute to the Lassiters

November 17th, 2014 by

imageWar Eagle Boats and Drew Foam combined their efforts in producing a one-of-a-kind “thank you” note for Jack and Judy Lassiter.

To their surprise, the floating “Thanks Jack and Judy” was put in place Friday afternoon, while the couple was out of town for the day.

MHS Students Make 2014-15 SEArk All-Region Choir

November 15th, 2014 by

imageMonticello High School choir had 26 students who competed and won chairs at the Southeast Arkansas Jr. and Sr. High All-Region contest on Saturday,October 18 and 25. MHS Sr. choir had 16 students to make all-region. and 12 to qualify for STATE competition. MHS 9th grade had all 10 choir students to make the Jr.High All-Region choir. We congratulate this awesome group of talented students on their outstanding achievement. The SEARK ALL-REGION CONCERT for both JR. & SR choirs will be at Drew Central H.S. in the Earl Willis Auditorium on November 15, at 6:00 p.m. Thanks for your support!

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Drew Central Choir Booster Club Basket Winners

November 15th, 2014 by

Drew Central High School Choir Boosters announce the Themed Basket Winners.
Congratulations to the winners of our basket drawing:

Rebecca Groeteke – Ladies Night Out.
Ashley Wright – Music.
Chris Booker – Tailgate Basket.

Untitled-1 copyLadies’ Night Out Basket Value: $252

Untitled-2 copyMusic Basket Value: $ 500

Untitled-3 copyTailgate Basket Value: $85

Untitled-4 copyHunting Basket Value: $150
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Hartness Law Firm Moves to West Gaines

November 13th, 2014 by

imagesara hartnessAttorney Sara M. Hartness, who was recently elected as district judge, has moved her office to 534 West Gaines, between Griffin Heat & Air and Paint and Lighting Plus.

The office’s contact info remains the same,; phone number is 367-8304.

Family Dollar Opening Expected around January

November 13th, 2014 by

imageLocal folks have been watching the construction of Family Dollar, a nationwide retail chain, and the ongoing construction of their new facility, near the 425/278 intersection, for several month.

One of this week’s projects is caulking between the concrete parking lot sections.

The latest estimate is that new store will be open for business around the first of 2015.

Adair Crowned Miss Buck Fever

November 12th, 2014 by

imageCaroline Adair was crowned 2014 Miss Buck Fever at this Saturday during the annual Buck Fever Festival in Banks.

Caroline is the 16 year old daughter of Dale & Misty Jones and William Adair of Monticello.

She was crowned by Kelsey Windham, pictured left, 2013 Miss Buck Fever.

Discovery Skills Center Participate In Area 12 Special Olympics Bowling

November 12th, 2014 by

CAM00374The Discovery Skills Center participated in the Area #12 Special Olympics Bowling tournament on November 7th. The Center would Like to thank the director of our area Ked Donham and co-director Tierra Stewart for their hard work to help make this event successful. We would like to say to all the Athletes that participated “Great Job” and we`ll see you next year!

Monticello Weather

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Today is forecast to be Warmer than yesterday.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 02/28 0%
High 44° / Low 36°
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 44F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday 03/01 80%
High 52° / Low 40°
Rain showers in the morning will evolve into a more steady rain in the afternoon. High 52F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 80%.

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