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Happy Birthday

July 6th, 2013 by

zbdJaxon M. Rawls is celebrating his fifth birthday on Sunday, July 07.

He is the son of Jeff and Jamie Rawls of Monticello and the big brother of Ace Rawls. Jaxon is the grandson of David and Cindy Rawls and Jim and Julie West all of Monticello.

He is the great-grandson of Katherleen Rawls and J.D. and Sandra West, the late Curley Rawls, the late James Benjamin (J.B.) Smith, the late Lucy Brown all of Monticello and the late Betty Travis of Warren.

 

 

 


“The Monticello Flag”

July 4th, 2013 by

015For as long as most folks remember, the intersection of HWY 425 and 278 has always been home to the “Monticello Flag.”

Many are used to seeing it, but don’t realize how often the flags must be repaired and replaced.

The flags, usually 4 at a time, are purchased with donations made by Commercial Bank, Union Bank, Simmons Bank, Parkway Bank, and Maxwell Hardwood Flooring.

Thanks to those donations, “the Flag” still flies above Monticello for all travelers to see.


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

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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.

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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

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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

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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.


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