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Fire Near Crackerbox South

December 5th, 2012 by

Sunday night, for the second straight evening in a row, a fire was reported at or near a local convienence store.

Around 7 pm, a caller reported seeing a large fire in the old Town & Country area, behind the Crackierbox store.

Monticello Fire Dept. trucks quickly arrived, and put out the fire, which was reported to be a brush fire.


MMS Student Hannah James Ranks 16th In Arkansas District Forensic League

December 5th, 2012 by

MMS Forensic Team member Hannah James is currently ranked 16th in Arkansas’s District of the National Forensic League. James has currently earned 310 competitive points. She competes in a variety of events: policy debate, student congress, mock trial, solo acting, humorous interpretation, original oratory, poetry and prose interpretation, and duet acting. At the North Little Rock Wildcat Classic, Hannah advanced to semi-finals in 3 events and placed 2nd in the finals of original oratory.


Drew HEALTH Promotes COPD Awareness

December 4th, 2012 by

November is National COPD Awareness Month. COPD is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S and in Arkansas. But many people may not know what COPD is.

COPD, or Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a serious lung disease that over time, makes it hard to breathe. You may also have heard COPD called other names, like emphysema or chronic bronchitis. In people who have COPD, the airways—tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs—are partially blocked, which makes it hard to get air in and out.

Symptoms of COPD include:

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Happy Birthday

December 1st, 2012 by

Sidney Burns is celebrating her 6th Birthday, today.

She is the daughter of Farrah and Andy Burns, granddaughter of Brenda Griffin, Danny Gossett, Wayvon and Brenda Burns, and niece of Andrea Chambers.

Happy Birthday


Life Imitates TV – Squirrel Causes Wreck

November 29th, 2012 by

An 18 year old male was traveling towards Monticello around 10 am, Wednesday, on Winchester Road, near the new Pine Hill Store. 

As he came around a curve, he swerved to avoid hitting a squirrel in the road, causing him to lose control of his Toyota Camry, which rolled and flipped across the ditch, striking the line of trees, and coming to rest upside down in the ditch.

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Election Results – Robert Akin Wins County Judge Race – Totals by Ward

November 28th, 2012 by

New County Judge Robert Akin, being congratulated by former candidate Jessie Griffin, Tuesday night.

Robert Akin, the independent candidate, won Tuesday night’s run-off election and will be the next Drew County Judge.

Robin Hood, the chief deputy of the Sheriff’s Dept. won the general election, but lost to Akin in the run-off.

The final,unofficial ballot totals by voting wards are posted below.

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Illinois Parolee Threating to “Kill Everyone at the House” Arrested with Handgun Gets $50,000 Bond

November 26th, 2012 by

A Wilmar man was arrested Wednesday, after he threatened to kill everyone at a local residense . A witness reported to police that the man had a black and chrome pistol when he made the threats.

Drew County Sheriff’s Deputies soon located the suspect, and while sheriff’s deputies where searching him, he dropped a small black and chrome handgun.

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Annual Drew County Salvation Army Kettle Drive Bell Ringers Needed

November 24th, 2012 by

Churches, community and school organizations are needed to ring bells for the 13th Annual Drew County Salvation Army Drive beginning Saturday, November 24th.

“We are getting a late start this year having lost our chairperson to a move and need the cooperation of the community in quickly responding to our immediate need for volunteers,” Justin Miller and Brandi Smith, co-chairpersons, said.

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“Black Friday” Started Thursday Night

November 23rd, 2012 by

“Walmart had everything but parking places.”

This photo shows the Walmart parking area a few minutes before the annual “Black Friday” shopping day started at 8 pm, Thursday night.

There weren’t any “bad shopper” problems reported to police, although some video games and houseware customers came close.

 


Pauline Baptist Church – Thanksgiving Meal Ministry Reaches Out to around 500 Residents

November 23rd, 2012 by

Pauline Baptist Church wishes you Happy Thanksgiving, but that’s not where Thanksgiving ends for the group of  75 volunteers that gave up their Thanksgiving day to minister to others.

This morning, they prepared, packed, and delivered meals to over 475 local residents, and served several more to people  that came to the church’s fellowship hall for the traditional meal.

This is the second year that Pauline Baptist has turned Thanksgiving’s “warm feelings” into “hot meals”, as they share God’s love and campassion with Monticello.


Holiday Dumpsters

November 23rd, 2012 by

To assiste residents with their sanitation needs over the Thanksgiving holidays, the City of Monticello will provide dumpsters for the public at three locations.

  1. W.C. Whaley site
  2. McCloy Park (on gravel by ballfield)
  3. City Warehouse (McCloy Street)

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