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Fair Week Schedule – PARADE TODAY

September 23rd, 2014 by

fairThe 71st Annual Drew County Fair will be September 22nd through the 27th. The theme this year is “Proud of the past, Ready for the future.”

The 71st Annual Drew County Fair will start Monday, September 22nd, and the final festivities are on Saturday, September 27th.

Admission for the fair will be $2 for anyone ages 2 and up. (No gate fee Monday 22nd)

Tuesday 23rd
5 pm: Parade at town square. (For more information, call Brenda Reed, Parade Chairman, at 367-6031 or 723-6740.)
Livestock and poultry entry begins.
Extension building opens to public.
6-10 pm. “Sneak a Peak”

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Pill Take-Back, Saturday

September 23rd, 2014 by

pillsThe Drew County Sheriff’s Office, Monticello P.D. and Tenth Judicial District Task Force will be offering a Pill Take Back, Saturday.

The event will be from 10 am until 2 pm on the Wal-Mart parking lot main entrance. Bring all your old prescription meds and turn them in.
Make your home safe from unwanted drugs.

Bridge Club Winners

September 23rd, 2014 by

Winners at the Town and Gown Duplicate Bridge Club on Monday, September 22 were:
1st place Jean Palsa and Sandra Lloyd
2nd place Maedene Weser and Luellen Jones
3rd place (tie) Charlotte McKiever and Marvin Fawley
Joann Hawley and Lowell Lynde
The Club was pleased to have Cookie Barnes as a guest player.

Saturday Pageant Winners

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MGSA Announces Annual Meeting – September 29

September 22nd, 2014 by

MGSAMGSA (Monticello Girls Softball Association) will hold its annual meeting September 29th at Pauline Baptist Church at 6pm. Anyone that has any interest in the league is encouraged to attend.

We are always open to new suggestion. If you have any questions please contact Walter Dodson at 870-224-5038.

Legislative Report

September 21st, 2014 by

Greetings! We’ve had another issue-laden week at the Legislature.

Last week the joint education committees briefly discussed options for raising the minimum starting teacher salary in Arkansas public schools to $31,000. Figures of $2.35 to $6.86 million were the cost estimates given by the Bureau of Legislative Research (BLR). (The minimum starting salary for new teachers with a bachelor’s degree and no experience is currently $29, 244.)

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Church of Christ Plans Gospel Meeting, Sept. 28-Oct. 1

September 21st, 2014 by

Sacrifice, The Real Meaning of Atonement
The Monticello Church of Christ at 631 S. Gabbert is hosting a Gospel Meeting, beginning Sunday morning, September 28, and running through Wednesday evening, October 1. Our speaker is Ken Bolden, from the Church of Christ in Sheridan.

Sunday Bible class begins at 9:45, worship at 10:50, and evening worship begins at 6:00. Monday through Wednesday worship begins at 7:00.
Please come and worship with us as we study the real meaning of the wonderful sacrifice of Jesus Christ!

Revival at Eastside Missionary Baptist

September 21st, 2014 by

RevivalRevival Monday, Oct. 13th, 14th & 15th @ 7pm nightly.
Evangelists: 13th – Bro. Don Smith,
14th – Bro. Charles Hoover,
15th – Bro. Wally Ferguson.

Everyone welcome. Bro. David McDougald, Pastor

Eastside Missionary Baptist Church
1479 Hwy. 35 South

Shoebox 5k/10k Run/Walk, Oct. 11th In Eldorado

September 21st, 2014 by

Shoebox5kRace day is coming!! Join us as a participant (you can register to run or walk), or as a volunteer! Run/Walk as a group, in honor or memory of someone, or be a race sponsor!! We also have opportunities for you to volunteer at the race at start/finish line, at intersections, and for set up & hospitality or as a cheerleader!! All profits from the race go to help ship OCC shoe boxes!

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Morning Star Annual Women and Men Day, October 5th

September 21st, 2014 by

Untitled-1 copyMorning Star Annual Women and Men Day
312 East Oakland Street
Rev. D.J. Buffington, Pastor
October 5, 2014

Miss’y Lou Lambert
Revival Center C.O.G.I.C.
11:00 A.M. Speaker

Rev. Melvin Harrison
St. Ollie Missionary Baptist Church
3:00 P.M. Speaker

Everyone is invited to be a part of this worship experience, Dinner will be served.

Billies Win 20-6 over Fordyce Red Bugs

September 20th, 2014 by

Friday, the Monticello Billies played the Fordyce Redbugs, winning 6-20. After having some difficulties on offense in the first half, the Billies surged in the second.
Photos by Laura McNeese

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England 52-0 at DC, final

September 20th, 2014 by

Friday, the Drew Central Pirates played the England Lions. While the Pirates lost 0-52, there were a few redeeming qualities to the game.

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It is forcast to be Clear at 10:00 PM CDT on September 23, 2014
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