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Happy Birthday

January 22nd, 2014 by

zzzz bdayHappy Birthday to Annabel Grace Fowler, who had a birthday on January 20, and was four years old.

Love: Momma,  Daddy, Elijah,

and Mammaw Barbara


7 Grass Fires Reported in Drew County

January 19th, 2014 by

File photoLocal fire departments were busy Saturday, since the pleasant weather encouraged many people to do yardwork.

However windy conditions across the county caused 7 of these grass fires to grow out of control, with several of them reaching wooded areas.

Most of the fires were in the Monticello area, but others ranged from Collins to Lacey.

 


Union Bank Stock Buyout Pits Bank vs. Former Stockholders in Court

January 17th, 2014 by

imageA circuit court lawsuit will determine the outcome of a case between Union Bank and 11 of its former shareholders, who were forced out by a corporate buyout action.arkansas business

The defendants is the case include John Porter Price, Virgil Trotter, William Yates Trotter, Patricia Trotter Kirkland, Deborah Jackson Thornhill, Jimmie Jo Jackson Leech, Charles E. Jackson Jr., Lucy Jackson Cyphers, Ruth C. Moffatt, and William R. Daniels, Marsha Moffatt Daniels.

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County Judge ‘s Report

January 17th, 2014 by

We began last week by picking up the office building we had purchased through federal surplus in Little Rock. I am very pleased about this. We got the building, which has a bathroom, light fixtures, wiring and insulation, for only $3,000. We plan to use it at the landfill, where it will replace the worn-out FEMA trailer that was not quite meeting the ADEQ’s standards. I had my standard Monday-morning meeting at the road department, and performed a marriage ceremony. I also met with Read the rest of this entry »


Legislative Report

January 17th, 2014 by

Greetings! What a week!! My head almost throbs with the mass of numbers, periods and dollar signs we’ve seen on budgets during this pre-fiscal session week!! Tuesday – Thursday we have dealt with pages and pages of budget reports and requests, discussions and debate. It has been quite thorough to the point that we did not get finished with our work. We will reassemble next Tuesday, January 21, in hopes of finishing that task. I think this might indicate a lengthy fiscal session in February.
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Wilmar Big-Rig Driver from Fatality Crash Sentenced to 120 Days in Jail

January 17th, 2014 by

005Bryant Childs, the driver of the asphalt truck involved in the October 29, 2012 death of Elizabeth Ann Davis at the Wilmar train crossing, was found guilty of negligent homicide and five counts of 2nd degree assault by a Drew County jury in November.

The jury was unable to agree on the sentence, so that decision fell on Judge Bynum Gibson.

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County Considering “Code Red” Instead of Weather Sirens

January 15th, 2014 by

code redIn the years that Drew County has been chasing the seemingly illusive vision of having countywide weather and tornado sirens, it seems technology has passed by that system of weather notifications.
911 co-ordinator Michael Frisby has recently been in contact with Code Red Weather Notifications, and presented his findings to the Quorum Court, Monday night.
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DC Sports Update

January 14th, 2014 by

The track meet for today has been canceled because of weather.

Today’s games have been cancelled.  

Tomorrow’s baseball game vs Hampton has been postponed until Wed starting at 4 on Jerry Eubanks Field.

 


Prosecutor Asking for Public’s Help Locating Robbery Suspect

January 14th, 2014 by

imageAn arrest warrant has been issued by the Chicot County Circuit Court for
a 23 year old Monticello man, for residential burglary and theft of property.

The warrant was issued in connection with the burglary of a house on West
Daniels Street in Dermott on the morning of January 8.  A quantity of
firearms and electronics were stolen from the residence.

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Happy Anniversary

January 14th, 2014 by

imageHappy 19th Anniversary to my wonderful husband Steve “Blue” Faulkner.

Thank you for alway being there for me and the boys.

We love you very much.

Lea Forrest Faulkner


Lost Pet on HWY 35 West

January 14th, 2014 by

draw-puppyLost Dog
Rat Terrier mix female lost on highway 35 W near Rose Hill Church. She has a pink collar with a name plate. If found, please call 870-460-0096.


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