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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

September 22nd, 2014 by

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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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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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AG&F Returns $28,000 in Fine $ to Drew County (Hightest Total in State)

September 19th, 2014 by

AGFWhen the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission collects fines from game law convictions, the money goes back to the county where it was collected. During Thursday’s monthly Commission meeting, the agency approved a grant of more than $679,100 to the Arkansas Department of Education as a result of fines collected during the 2014 fiscal year.

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Billies Players of the Week

September 19th, 2014 by

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.

ArmorCongratulations to our players of the week. And, thank you to Armor Seeds and Ray’s for supporting the Billies.

Photos courtesy of Taylor James.

Judge Akin’s Report

September 19th, 2014 by

Let me start off this week by reminding everyone that, this Friday, we will be sealing East Mt. Zion Road and a portion of Garnett Road, and we will be moving our equipment to Florence Road.

I’d like to ask everyone traveling in those areas to be mindful of our employees who are out there doing their best for you, and to allow for some extra time if you will be driving through those parts of the county.

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County Fair begins with Local Veterans “Posting Colors”

September 17th, 2014 by

As the Drew County 2014 fair began, our local veterans organizations were invited by the fair to present and post the American flag, for Monday’s pageant, which was the opening event for this years fair.

Local WW II veterans will also serve as parade marshals in the fair parade on Tuesday, September 23rd.


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