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Drew County 4-H Poultry Club was well represented at the Arkansas State Fair Poultry show this weekend. The first 3 places in Junior Showmanship Competition went to Drew County students. Pictured are (l to r) Sunni Deb Weaver, 3rd place, Ethan Graves, 2nd place and Bree-anne Lanthrip, 1st place.
Ethan’s Black Modern Game pullet was chosen to win Reserve Champion Modern.
Students from Monticello Dance Academy competed in the Arkansas State Fair Youth Talent Show Finals on Saturday night, October 20th. The tap dance group “It Don’t Matter” consisting of Charlee Carter, Mary Beth Wigley, Emmalee Satterlee, Alex Jones, Ashlen McRae, and Bliss Jaggers won the dance group division Thursday night at the semi-finals and advanced to Saturday night’s finals. At the finals they won the dance group division and $500.
Charlee Carter also competed at the semi-finals on Thursday night with her tap routine to “Pencil Full of Lead” and advanced to the finals. She won the dance solo division at the finals as well as $500.
These girls are under the instruction of Allison Neill and are in their 7th, 8th, and/or 9th year of dance at MDA.
The Leadership Council of Ward 1 are hosting a Candidates Forum, featuring Candidates For Drew County Judge, tonight, Monday, October 22nd, at 6 pm at Revival Center’s Alpha Brooks Fellowship Hall, 311 South Pine St.
Candidates Jesse Griffin, Robert Akin and Robin Hood all plan to attend.
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Congratulations to the Monticello High School Band on their performance and awards at the Ouachita Valley Invitational marching contest on Saturday, October 20th. The band received 1st division superior ratings for auxiliaries, drum major, percussion and full band. The percussion was awarded the Class AAA Outstanding percussion section. Drum Major, Matt Cater, won the award for Class AAA Outstanding drum major. The band was also awarded the Class AAA outstanding band. On top of those awards, the MHS Band won Overall Outsanding Marching Technique, Overall Outstanding Musical Performance and was named the Grand Champion of the entire contest. Congratulations to this fantastic group of students on this amazing achievement.
The Monticello School District will report its progress in completion of compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Arkansas Public Schools at the public meeting on Tuesday, October 23rd at 7:00 p.m. in the Monticello Middle School Auditorium. All parents and the community are invited and encouraged to attend.
Memorial contributions to this fund are being requested in lieu of flowers by his family.
Around 9:30, Friday night, the Monticello Fire Dept. was paged out to a reported fire a the War Eagle boat facility.
Upon entering the building, they found a fire, burning inside of a trash container, and were able to extinguish the blaze, before it spread from the dumpster.
Japanese film, food and culture and an examination of the island nation’s efforts at recovery from a devastating earthquake and tsunami are the focus of “Japanese Day” November 12 as part of the International Film Festival at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
Kelly is married to Melissa, a Kindergarten Teacher at Monticello Elementary School. They have two children, John Parker, age 5 years, and Jay Dylan, age 9 months.
Kelly trains fellow firemen and teaches at the Arkansas Fire Academy in Camden. He also volunteers as a referee at Jr High football games. In his “spare time” Kelly said he loves to hunt and fish.
Fire Chief Steve Faulkner selected Kelly for the award from 11 full time firemen and 14 volunteers on the City force. Chief Faulkner said the Fire Department has been successful in lowering the fire insurance rating down to four from five last year. This lower rating will significantly reduce fire insurance premiums in future years.
The Southeast Arkansas Intermodal Authority met Wednesday with engineers and the involved funding entities.
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Constance Thompson, supervising officer in charge of Pine Bluff Post Offices and Terry Gillum of the White Hall Post Office, led a United States Postal Service public meeting at the Wilmar City Hall, Wednesday evening, to announced their recent survey results, and the future of the Wilmar Post Office to a room full of concerned residents.
The outage map is posted below, along with storm damage photos from State School Road, where two trees fell on a mobile home, as the family was trying to leave the residence, and another home at the intersection of S. Gabbert and E. Jackson, where a tree section fell onto a truck and home.
The driver of this Dodge 4 door pick-up lost control of his southbound vehicle, on HWY 425 North near the HWY 35 bypass around 11 pm Friday night, causing the vehicle to spin, before crossing the roadway, and crashing into a camper trailer in a nearby yard.
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