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DCMS Top Reader

May 31st, 2014 by

imageLane Berryman is the top Accelerated Reader for Drew Central Middle School. Lane read and tested over 765 points this school year.

He will receive a plaque and a $100 as an award. He also got to go on an award trip to Playtime Pizza with the Top 10 Readers.

Lane is also the top reader in the 6th grade.

$124,000 Water Tank Foundation Repair

May 30th, 2014 by

imageWork is nearly complete replacing the foundation around the feet of the Burlington water tank.
Another layer of re-bar was added (above the layer show here), and concrete added for stability.

In late April, after considerable discussion, the Monticello City Council approved an amendment to the City’s contract with Utility Service Group to repair and reinforce the foundation of the Burlington water tower. The amount of this contract amendment is $124,200.  This is added to the $476,000 contract with Utility Service Group to do needed initial repairs on the city’s water towers, and then be responsible for on-going maintenance of the water towers.

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Yard Of The Month

May 29th, 2014 by

imageThe current Yard Of The Month winner is the home of Danny & Monica Smith, located on Hwy 425 South, in the White Hall community.image

The honor is decided by the Town & Country Garden Club, and recognized by the Chamber of Commerce.

Seark Concert Board Members For 2014-15 Season

May 29th, 2014 by

IMG_4117Seark Concert Board Members for the 2014-’15 season include (from L to R) Renee Lemayo, Sally Kirst, Donna Somervell, Sonya Ryburn, Yvonne Shelton, Brittany Washington (Treasurer), Donna Francis (Secretary), Sheila McDaniel, Karl Clampit (Vice President), Glenda Smith and Susan Akin (President). Not pictured are Darla Barnett, Esbeida Higginbotham, Candace Howard, Shelley Mullins, Kim Pigott and Sara Wall.

Legislative Report

May 28th, 2014 by

There is little news to report on the health insurance front this week except that the State and Public Life and Health Insurance Board decided that public school and state employees who get mammograms, blood-pressure tests and other preventive health screenings, or quit smoking and lose weight, or enter into other health-prevention programs by November 1 will receive a $75.00 discount on monthly insurance premiums next year.

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CMC Seeking Sales Rep

May 28th, 2014 by

Cmcis currently seeking an Inside Sales Rep to add to our sales team.
Position will work out of our New facility in Lake Village supporting the sales team and dealer network that covers the Delta Region. Work with sales of parts and service of equipment for storing, handling and monitoring grain. “Fans, Motors, Unload Equip, Floors, Supports, Bins, Loop parts, Bin Accessories”

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Thank You Note

May 27th, 2014 by

We, the Widows Sons Free Born Chapter Motorcycle Riding Association would like to thank the people of Monticello and the surrounding area for the great support that was given at our Chicken Dinner Sale at Atwood’s parking lot.

Without your help we are not able to help others. We are proud to be a part of the Monticello community.

Employment Opportunity

May 27th, 2014 by

Employment opportunity flat Employment Opportunity:
Local Company looking for an Industrial Electrician with experience. We offer Competitive pay, Insurance, 401k, and a safe work environment. Applications can be picked up at 211 Old Troy road Monticello Ar.

Driver’s License Testing Schedule

May 27th, 2014 by

aspThe Arkansas State Police Written Exams are given from 8:00 am to 11:30 am

Road test are given from 1:00 pm to 4:15.
Testing is done at the Monticello Fire Training Station on HWY 278, past Airport Road

Notice to Drew County Taxpayers

May 27th, 2014 by

Beth Davis, Drew County Assessor reminds everyone the deadline to assess your personal property taxes is May 31st, 2014.  You may do this by calling 870-460-6240, online at , or by coming by the assessor’s office located in the courthouse.

A 10% late penalty will be added after this date.  Commercial personal property cannot be done by phone, a signature is required by law.

Reminder:  If you own your home and it is your primary residence you may qualify for up to a $350 homestead tax credit.  Please let our office know if you have become disabled or will turn 65 by December 31st, 2014.


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