The Star City Chamber of Commerce Banquet & Fundraiser will be held on January 23 at 5:30 p.m. at the Star City Civic Center.

•  The Hamburg Chamber of Commerce will host its 59th Annual Awards Banquet on January 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the HMS Cafeteria. Special guest will be Chase Outlaw. For tickets and more information call 853.8345.

•  Monticellonians: Ordinances regarding construction have been updated. As of Jan. 2, 2020, the City of Monticello will employ a fire marshal to help monitor building and code regulations within Monticello. This will be a time of transition for everyone as the city updates its city permitting process. Every effort will be made to educate the public on the new process. For more information, call Monticello City Hall at 367-4400 or email the fire marshal at [email protected]


Bowen Family

•  The congregation of Immanuel Baptist Church Monticello has announced that David Bowen will be their new pastor. His first Sunday will be December 1. Bowen is a preacher, teacher, and leader who comes to Immanuel Baptist Church from First Baptist Church in Prescott, where he has served as pastor since 2016. He is married to Kelli Bowen. They have one daughter, Natalie. Immanuel Baptist Church is located at 939 Barkada Road in Monticello. The church extends an invitation to join them during this new season. Worship services are held on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. and on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.