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Archive for September, 2008

Ms. Drew County Pageant

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Ms. Drew County–Carol Moore

1st runner up & Congeniality Winner–Clarissa Pace

2nd runner up–Amanda Nall

3rd runner up & Photogenic–Jessica Russell

Update–3 Vehicle Wreck on N Gabbert Sunday AM Sends 2 to Hospital

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

A three vehicle wreck near the top of the hill in the 800 block of North Gabbert around 2 a.m. Sunday morning, sent two people to the hospital.

The Chevy Colorado, shown above, turned in front of the Olds Alero, which hit the tree on the west side of Gabbert St. according to the police report.

The driver of the Alero, Rodney Ridgell, was charged with DWI 2, no proof of insurance, and driving with a suspended license.

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UAM Student Dies in Truck Wreck Near Midway Route Thursday

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Justin Arnold, age 19 of Camden, died at the scene of a Thursday auto accident that occurred around 6:15 p.m., apparently from internal injuries he received during the wreck.

Arnold was a passenger in a pick-up being driven by Richard Rudolph, age 20, of Drew County.  The truck was traveling toward Midway Route, on Old Troy Road, in the area of Firing Range Road, when it crossed the roadway, traveled down an embankment, and struck a “metal carport” break area, where four Price Industries
employees were taking a break. (more…)

Carnival Photos from the Fair

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Fair Talent Show Winners

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

And the winners are:(See list below)

Overall WInner-Devin Horn will represent Drew County in State Competition for his vocal and guitar performance in the variety category 

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Miss Drew County 2008 Pageant & Photos

Saturday, September 20th, 2008

The winner of the title of Miss Drew County 2008 is Drew Higginbotham.

Drew is the daughter of Scott and Karen Higginbotham.

Drew was also selected as most photogenic.

 

 

 

Taylor Eubanks was chosen as  the 1st Runner Up and swimsuit winner.  Kayla Johnson was chosen as the 2nd Runner Up .

The title of Miss Congeniality was a tie between Ashley Aiken and Shaytrese Byers.

Photographs are courtesy of Carolyn at A Noble Photo.

TODAY–Benefit Fish Fry In Memory of Sgt. Larry Smith

Friday, September 19th, 2008

Going on today, there is a Benefit Fish Fry In Memory of Sgt. Larry D. Smith, at Southeast Emergency Medical Service, 503 West Gaines St.

This will be a benefit fish fry, where all profits and donations will go to help with expenses for a monument for Larry’s grave.

Meals are $10.00 and include fish and all the trimmings and dessert, and can be picked up from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. A drive thru service will be provided for your convenience.  Bring ticket at time of pick-up.

We will also be selling lunch meals to businesses until 1:00. Any business please contact SEEMS at 870-367-2300. (more…)

Where Were You? 9-11 Memories and Tribute

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

Soon after the terrorists crashed the planes into the Twin Towers in New York City, and most Americans realized that we were not as safe as we all thought we were, country singer Alan Jackson released a song that summed up how a lot of people felt, and how they reacted.

The song asked, “where were you” on that September 11 morning, 2001.

Everyone is welcome to join in, and remember where you were, and what you did that morning, seven years ago.

Lincoln, Pryor, Ross Announce Funds to Assess Biofuel Research in Arkansas

Monday, September 8th, 2008

Grant to Assess Feasibility of Ethanol Production

U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor along with Representative Mike Ross announced Monday that Delta Sweet Sorghum Ethanol Producers, LLC, of Lake Village will receive a $97,500 Rural Development grant from the United States Department of Agriculture. The funds will be used to asses the feasibility of cellulosic ethanol production from sweet sorghum in Arkansas. (more…)

Update 6—Drew County Weather–Gustav Comes to Arkansas

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

 

Drew County Maintenence Crews are shown here removing a tree from Midway Route, around 5 p.m., Tuesday afternoon. 

According to reports, the entire western half of Monticello went dark at 9:15 p.m., but power came back on within minutes.

Drew County Judge, Damon Lampkin, earlier today, said that the heavy rains and strong winds that have brought down several trees across the county , throughout the day, and asked for residents to have patience as the county workers are busy clearing other areas. (more…)

Hurricane Gustav Evacuees Staying in Monticello–Sunday Report

Monday, September 1st, 2008

Monticello hotel rooms have been booked for several days, and as of Sunday, approximately 400+ Louisiana residents have come to Monticello, in order to escape the wrath of Hurricane Gustav.

Signs have been placed on the south and east highway entrances to Monticello with the phone number to call to reach get information about local services. (more…)

WEATHER FORECAST

Weather in Monticello
Today Tuesday
It is forcast to be Thunderstorm at 10:00 PM CDT on April 21, 2014
Thunderstorm
75°/61°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 10:00 PM CDT on April 22, 2014
Partly Cloudy
75°/54°

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