Monticello Live

Monticello's Daily News

Drew Memorial Hospital Griffin/Busby Supreme Lending Mainline Health Systems

Search

CLASSIFIEDS

OBITUARIES

BIBLE

LOCAL WEBSITES

South Arkansas Business Solutions

Monticello Realty

Monticello Realty

Corner Express (O&M Oil Co.)

Corner Express

War Eagle Boats

JRMC 1

One 11 Southern Graphics 1

ONE11 Southern Graphics

Cass Martin Realty

Cass Martin Realty

Ashley County Medical Center 2

Ashley County Medical Center

Monticello Tire (Goodyear)

Monticello Tire (Goodyear)

Farmer’s Insurance Two

Southern Quality Construction

Larry & Lance Kling

ESA Staffing

Mr. Bug

Mr. Bug

Clearview

SEEMS

Searcy & Associates

Searcy & Associates

Commercial Bank

UAM News

UAM News

UAM Sports

UAM Sports

Re-Elect Senator Eddie Cheatham 2

KK Logistics

KK Logistics

O’Fallon Vet

0'Fallon Vet

One 11 Southern Graphics 2

ONE11 Southern Graphics

Jon Bigham Timber Buyer

Jon Bigham Timber Buyer

Secure Storage 2

Lumber Jack Yamaha

Ryburn’s

Farmer’s Insurance One

ESA Staffing 2

Western Sizzlin’

Western Sizzlin'

Merchant & Planters Agency, INC.

Merchant & Planters Agency, INC.

NorthSide Baptist Church

Northside Baptist Church

Avocados

Avocados

Frazer’s Funeral Home

Frazer's Funeral Home Warren

Searcy & Associates 2

Searcy & Associates

Bradley County Medical Center

Re-Elect Senator Eddie Cheatham 1

JRMC 2

The Guest House

The Guest House

Ray’s

Head of the Class

Quality Plus Dry Cleaners

Quality Plus Dry Cleaners

Chapman Tree Service

Chapman Tree Service

Ashley County Medical Center 2 A

Ashley County Medical Center

Barber & Beauty, Bargains & Bows, Bookstore Building Burns

July 4th, 2013 by

005 - CopyThe Monticello Fire Dept. was paged out to a fire at the building next to Piggly Wiggly, Thursday morning, around 4:30.

002 - CopyThe building has been a home to many local business, from a barber and beauty shop, to a bookstore, and recently as a store for bargains and bows.

Major damage was done to the back of the structure.


City Council Updated on Water System Project – Possible Cost, $10,000,000

July 3rd, 2013 by

water phases

Proposed phasas of water main replacement project

Samples of current failing water mains

Samples of current failing water mains

Mayor Alan Maxwell concluded the monthly meeting of the City Council with an update on the City water project. The final cost of the water project, which includes 4,200 meters and approximately 93 miles of water pipes, is $10 million.  Maxwell pointed out that this is a “performance based contract”, which means the city is guaranteed to recover all of its expenses on the project

Read the rest of this entry »


Happy Birthday

July 3rd, 2013 by

Sylvia SimonHappy Birthday Sylvia!

Love,

Mom, Steve, Tim, Emma, Pete, Keith, Christina, Jack, Jenny, Cliff, Brandi, Jeff, Jay, Jaxon, Alexee, & Stevie!

 

 


O’Fallon Vet Services Welcomes Groomer Renna Wagnon.

July 3rd, 2013 by

zzO’Fallon Vet Service, Inc. is pleased to announce our new Professional Groomer Renna Wagnon.

Renna has over 12 years experience in the grooming profession. She comes to us from a private grooming business in Fordyce and has been grooming in the Monticello area for 2 years.

Appointments can be scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays by calling 367-5242.


Windy Hills Area Woods Fire

July 2nd, 2013 by

zzThe Monticello Fire Dept. and Arkansas Forestry Commission responded to a woods fire in the Windy Hills area of Old Hwy 13, Saturday afternoon, around 1 pm.zy

zxFire fighters battled the blaze, and had it contained, controlled, and extinguished in approximately an hour.

No structures were harmed, and only an estimated acre of weeds was damaged.

Photos provided by MLive readers.


Local Student Selected to Participate in National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine

July 1st, 2013 by

zxStephen “Stevie” Richardson has been selected to attend the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine this summer. The 10-day forum is designed to introduce students like Stevie to a variety of concepts in public health, medical ethics, research, and general practice. Students participate in site visits to medical schools and clinical facilities.

Read the rest of this entry »


Happy Birthday

July 1st, 2013 by

zzHappy Birthday Brandi Collier!

Love,

Mom, Steve, Sylvia, Tim, Emma, Pete, Keith, Christina, Jack, Jenny, Cliff, Jeff, Jay, Jaxon, Alexee, and Stevie!

 


2,000,000 Pageviews in 6 Months

July 1st, 2013 by

zy

001MonticelloLive.com reached a new milestone, Sunday, when we received our 2 millionth “click” in a 6 month period.

In recognition of this accomplishment, MLive promoted a “Click, call, & win” over the weekend.

001Keba Brown saw the “CALL NOW” post, Sunday around 7:30 pm; was the first caller; and won $100 from MLive.

Other recent accomplishments include having stories and photos picked up by ESPN (NFL DWI charge), CNN (DWI 3 & 4 case), Good Morning America (tornado damage), and all Little Rock TV news depts.


Local Taco Bell Purchased by K-MAC Enterprises

July 1st, 2013 by

tacoMonticello’s Taco Bell has recently been purchased by K-MAC Enterprises, of Ft. Smith.

z tacoK-MAC is a franchise of Taco Bell® and KFC® restaurants, and operates restaurants in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Texas and Indiana.

Sources have reported that all local employees will transfer to the new company.

 


MHS Class of 2003 Reunion Planned

June 30th, 2013 by

001Monticello High School’s class of 2003 upcoming 10 year class reunion has been scheduled for October 4 & 5th.

Like our class Facebook page at “Class of 2003 MHS- 10 year reunion” for further details and updates.

Please email your contact information to billies2003@gmail.com .


HWY 425 & Business Traffic

June 30th, 2013 by

zz

This tractor and equipment traveling between farm sites on HWY 425 serves as a reminder of local farmers investments in the local economy.  It just shows us once again that “Ag business is still Big Business.


New Fairgrounds Livestock Barn Completed

June 28th, 2013 by

007

fair ferris

The new Livestock Barn has been completed, and will be in use for this year’s fair.

“Country Nights, Carnival Lights” is the theme of the 2013 Drew County Fair & Livestock Show.

This year’s fair dates are Sept. 16-21. with the Fair Pageants and talent show scheduled for Sept. 9-14

A Junior Fair Board has been formed and will be assisting with this year’s fair.

Remember to start planning your exhibits, now.  The County Extension Office can provide information to help you.

Also, make plans to include your business, club, or organization in the Commercial Booth area.  Call Brenda Reed at 723-6740 to reserve your booth.


“The Great Race” Coming to Monticello, Thursday

June 27th, 2013 by

z great_race005Around 12:50 p.m., Thursday, more than 100 vintage cars will pass through the downtown area, in one-minute intervals, as participants in The Great Race make a scheduled lunch stop in Monticello.

The Great Race,  as part of the ‘Back to the 50s’ car show, will weave participants through ten states down the Mississippi River as they make their way to the Gulf of Mexico. Participants will cross the river a dozen times before finally finishing the race in Mobile, Ala. on Sunday, June 30.

Read the rest of this entry »


City Council Hears Vicious Dog Ordinance, but Takes No Action

June 27th, 2013 by

Mickey & FriendTuesday evening at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, the Monticello City Council reviewed an ordinance that would establish guidelines for owning and controlling dangerous dogs in the City.

The ordinance would not ban any specific breed from the city. It would, however provide requirements for owners of Pit Bulls that go beyond the requirements for owners of other dog breeds.

Read the rest of this entry »


Lucky’s Of Monticello

Hashem Law Firm 2

Hashem Law Firm

Bone’s Auto Parts

Bone's Auto Parts

Paint & Lighting Plus Inc.

Paint & Lighting Plus Inc.

JRMC 3

State Farm Mark Gray

Arkansas AG Jon Deere

Arkansas AG

Citizen’s Bank

Citizen's Bank

Ashley County Medical Center 1 A

Ashley County Medical Center

Malco Theater

Atlas Foundation Repair

BCMC Family Care Clinic 1

A.J. Huffman Graphic Design

Majors Forest & Lawn 1

ASFCU

ASFCU

Prescription Pad Pharmacy

The Prescription Pad Pharmacy

Synergy Facility Services

Synergy Facility Services

Ashley County Medical Center 1

Ashley County Medical Center

Farm Bureau

Drew Farm

Union Bank 2

Mingo Computer Consulting

Mingo Computer Consulting

City Drug

City Drug

Hashem Law Firm 1

Hashem Law Firm

Burgess Process Service

Burgess Process Service

Ashley CountY Medical Center 3 A

Ashley County Medical Center

Immanuel Baptist Church

Ray Ryburn Real Estate

Advertise With Monticello Live

Baker’s Electrical

Baker's Supply

BCMC Family Care Clinic 2

Monticello Animal Clinic

Monticello Animal Clinic

Ashley County Medical Center 3

Ashley County Medical Center

Pines Broadcasting Company

Pines Broadcasting Company

Union Bank 1

La Terraza

La Terraza

Small Bites Pediatric Dentist

Citizen’s Bank 2

Citizen's Bank

Major’s Forest & Lawn 2

JRMC 4

Mullis Insurance

Sammy Mullis Insurance

Cedar Hills Apartments

Cedar Hills Apartments

AM Rental & Sales

AM Rental & Sales