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Be Ready for the Next Power Outage…

February 23rd, 2015 by

imageBaker’s Electric can provide you with an Eaton “whole house generator” by Generac, for the next time the power goes out.

Don’t be caught unprepared, then.
Contact Baker’s electric, now, at 112 S. Edwards St., or call 367-8676.

Drew Central Reading Project Successful

February 23rd, 2015 by

Drew Central Elementary and Middle School Libraries in conjunction with SEARK Reading Council sponsored the “Changing” a Life community project during the month of January. Students were asked to bring change (pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters) to put in their class collection jar. The students voted for the animals they wanted to purchase for the Heifer Project.  The students collected $1008 and were able to purchase 2 llamas, a goat, a pig, a sheep, 2 hives of honeybees, 4 flocks of chickens, and 4 flocks of ducks to be given to families in countries were the Heifer Project provides animals and education.  Heifer International is an Arkansas based charity.

Ms. Susan Cossey’s class collected the most money in the elementary school and Mrs. Sandy Powell’s Class was the middle school winners.

Lady Pirates Earn Tournament Runners-up

February 21st, 2015 by

imagePiratesDrew Central Lady Pirates
2015 8 AAA Conference Tournament Runner-Up
DC Lady Pirates 49
Fordyce Lady Bugs 55
The Lady Pirates were led in scoring by Cierra Gardner 23, Allison Eubanks 7 and Holly Williams with 6.

Pirates Win 8AAA Tournament

February 21st, 2015 by

imageThe Drew Central Jr. Pirates used a balanced
scoring attack to defeat the Fordyce Jr. RedBugs 50 to 49 in capturing the 8 AAA Conference Tournament Championship.

The Jr. Pirates were led by Gary Jacobs with 16 points, followed by Wooda Bell 13, Trenton Eubanks 11, and Kylen Milton 7.

2015 8 AAA Regular Season Conference Champions 5 W – 0 L
Union Bank Invitational Tournament Champion
2014-15 Undefeated
Season 22 W – O L



Congratulations to MHS FCCLA

February 21st, 2015 by

imageThursday was a wonderful day at Arkansas FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) State STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) Events!

Sydney Pennington and Bailey Tucker competed in Focus on Children and received a Gold.  Kim Long competed in Life Event Planning and received a Silver. Delaney Davis received a Silver in Chapter Service Project.

We appreciate the support from our school, parents, and community.

MGSA Registration

February 21st, 2015 by

MGSAMGSA is currently taking registration for the 2015 girls softball season.

Registration will run until Feb 20th.

We will also have an on site registration at Hibbits Sports, Saturday from 9-noon.

Forms may be picked up or dropped off at Farm Bureau on Barkada Road.

If anyone has any questions they can contact any MGSA board member or Walter Dodson at 870-224-5038.

8 AAA Conference Tournament at Camden

February 20th, 2015 by

Saturday’s Tourn. Schedule :

12;15pm–Drew Central Jr. Boys vs Fordyce for the Conference Championship.
1:30pm–Drew Central Lady Pirates vs Fordyce LadyBugs for Conference Championship.

The Lady Pirates upset the McGehee Owls 48 to 42 tonight to advance to the Conference Championship. Cierra Gardner led the Lady Pirates with 33 points, followed by Holly Williams with 7.

The Drew Central Jr. Girls lost in the Tournament Semi-Finals to Fordyce 36 to 19.

Civil War Sesquicentennial Marker-Dedication, February 28th

February 20th, 2015 by

The Civil War Sesquicentennial Marker-Dedication Ceremony for the sixteen companies raised in Drew County will be Saturday, Feb. 28th, at 2 o’clock, @ the Drew County Courthouse. These companies contained 2500 men and left 500 families without a bread winner according to a document written in 1941 by Mrs. J. D. McCloy, a Monticello resident who researched local court records.

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Ryburn’s IRS Sale Extended THRU TODAY

February 20th, 2015 by

Cal Ripken Baseball Registration Underway

February 20th, 2015 by

cal ripkenIt is Cal Ripken Baseball time again!

Free registration forms have been sent home with students in the Monticello and Drew Central School Districts.

If your child did not receive a registration form, you can download the form from Monticellolive.

Cal Ripken Representatives will be present on the these dates from 4:30 P.M. Til 6:00 P.M., to receive forms and register players.

February 20

February 26
March 2
If you would like to coach, keep score, umpire, assist the league, or have any concerns, please contact: Gerald Shepherd @ (870) 723-2398 or Joseph Bivens @ (870) 623-9859.

8 AAA Conference Tournament at Camden

February 19th, 2015 by

Drew Central Jr. Pirates 56
McGehee Jr. Owls 55
With the double overtime win, the DC Jr. Pirates kept their undefeated season alive and advanced to the Conference championship.

Wooda Bell led the Jr. Pirates with 18, followed by Gary Lucas 11 and Trenton Eubanks 10.

City Collection on the Storm Debris Continues

February 19th, 2015 by

imageThe City will continue winter storm debris pickup through the end of next week; Friday, February 27.

In an effort to help residents cleanup after the winter weather storm, the city will collect larger down limbs and branches as part of the city yard waste collection program.

Residents are asked to place yard waste on the curb, and contact the Solid Waste Department, (870) 367-4407.

Monticello Weather

Today is forecast to be Cooler than yesterday.
Mostly Cloudy
Friday 02/27 0%
High 31° / Low 25°
Mostly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 31F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 02/28 0%
High 44° / Low 34°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 44F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.

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