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Pirate Football Week 2 Pre-game Points

September 12th, 2014 by

imageWith a game tonight at 7:00 pm in Cutter Morning Star, Coach Steven Moore discusses some of last week’s hurdles and this week’s reasons for optimism.

This week marks the second set of football games for the Drew Central Pirates football program. The Jr. Pirates played England last night, and the Sr. Pirates are set to play Cutter Morning Star this evening, near Hot Springs.

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Luckys Deal of the Week

September 12th, 2014 by

Wayne’s Deal of the Week at Luckys’…
2007 Chevy Impala, only 50,000 miles,
Only $9,977.00.
Call Luckys, HWY 425 N., at 367-6000.

Remembering 9/11

September 11th, 2014 by

911-memorialAs we remember September 11, 2001, pray for our country, our leaders, and the many families who lost their fathers, mothers, sons, a daughters, and other loved ones on that day.

Cablevision Now Offers Online Bill Pay

September 11th, 2014 by

cablevisionCCC Cablevision has announced that they now offer online billpay and account management.

You can now view and pay your cable bill from the comfort of your computer or mobile device.

To take advantage of this new service, just call 800-272-2191 or stop by their main office at 1920 Highway 425 North to get your account login set up.

Billies’ Players of the Week

September 11th, 2014 by

CarmicalNicholsArmorRays bannerMlive Following the first football game of the 2014 season, Monticello’s coaches have announced their picks for the players of the week.

Offensive player of the week is number 9, sophomore quarterback, Jeff Carmical. Jeff threw two passes for touchdowns and ran in a third. He graded out at 88%.

He is joined by defensive player Ben Nichols, a junior playing defensive tackle and wearing number 78. Ben had 2 tackles and 4 assists grading out at 75%. Armor Seed is sponsoring the weekly award. Winners will receive a hamburger dinner at Ray’s, a Player of the Week t-shirt, and their photo posted on the wall of champions at Rays. Congratulations to our players of the week. And, thank you to Armor Seeds and Ray’s for supporting the Billies.

Nurses Honored, then Meet Player They Resuscitated on Field -1,000 Video Plays

September 11th, 2014 by

Following week before last’s week’s heroic intervention that saved the life a a Watson Chapel football player in Pine Bluff, 4 local nurses were honored by the Monticello Schools, the Billie Booster Club, and the player they saved and his family.

This video was recorded at the Billies vs Lake Village halftime break, at Frday evening’s season opener..

Local Residents Appointed to Boards & Commissions by Governor

September 9th, 2014 by

George Harris was reappointed to the University of Arkansas at Monticello Board of Visitors. Appointment expires July 31, 2017.

Mellie Jo Owen was also named to the University of Arkansas at Monticello Board of Visitors, replacing Tommy Maxwell.

Carol Moore was reappointed to the Children’s Behavioral Health Care Commission.

All 3 appointments will last until August 15, 2017.

Local Pair Arrested Trying to Enter Canada on Arson & Aggravated Assault Warrants

September 8th, 2014 by

2 Drew County residents were arrested, Friday in Detroit, Michigan, trying to cross into Canada, getting away from arson and aggravated assault warrants, from events that took place here in July.
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Legislative Report – Minimum Wage Vote Update

September 7th, 2014 by

Greetings! It was a quiet week in the Legislature this week, mostly due to the Labor Day holidays. Of course, much conversation is still ongoing regarding health care, broadband and education among other top issues under consideration.
In another context, Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin has announced that the proposed amendment to raise Arkansas’ minimum wage will be on the general election ballot in November.

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Billies Beat Beavers, 31–19

September 6th, 2014 by

Monticello Sr. Billies played the Lake Village Beavers Friday (the 5th), winning 31-19.

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Police Pursuit Crosses County Line, Twice

September 6th, 2014 by

imageimageLast Friday at approximately 5:40 PM Sheriff Mark Gober was traveling down Highway 172 when he observed a white Chevrolet Dually pickup parked partially in the northbound lane with the rear of the vehicle in the grass and the front of the vehicle touching the center line of the highway. As Sheriff Gober approached the vehicle it began traveling northbound.

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2014 Drew Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Winners

September 5th, 2014 by
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Leta Taylor (President), Stacy Jennings, Shirley Kizer (Treasure), and Monteene McCoy.

2014 Drew Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship winners, Stacy Jennings and Roger McKinzie.

Applicants for the scholarship must be aspiring and deserving individuals who are pursuing employment in the field of medicine or nursing. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 2.5. The scholarship is for $1,000.




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