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Sheriff’s Race Draws Opponent

November 4th, 2015 by

Jerald Clarke, a veteran officer with the Monticello Police Dept. has filed to run as an independant candidate for the office of Drew County Sheriff, against Sheriff Mark Gober.

Since Gober is runing for re-election as a democrat, the2 candidates won’t go before voters until November, 2016.


Drew Foam Hiring Accouting Clerk

November 3rd, 2015 by

DREW FOAMDREW FOAM COMPANIES is eeking to hire an Accounting Clerk.
Must have good computer/math skills
Applicants may fill out an application @ 1093 HWY 278 East
Call 870-460-4938 for more info.


7 Candidates File for Offices

November 3rd, 2015 by

imageimageCounty sheriff Mark Gober was the first candidate to file for reelection, at noon, Monday.  Gober is seeking reelection.

Justice of the Peace for District 7, Patty Mitchell,  was next, filing to maintain her seat on the county quorum court.

County Judge Robert Akin, an Independent, wasthe only non-– Democrat to file, Monday.

Other candidates filing included;
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Miracle League Grant

November 3rd, 2015 by

imageThursday, Monticello Parks Committee member & Miracle League President Karen Connelley was joined by future Miracle League players to present to the Arkansas Outdoor Recreation Grant Committee in Jacksonville, AR to request $250,000 of grant funding to help Monticello build our field of dreams.
The Miracle League Field will be first handicap accessible baseball field in Southeast Arkansas. Grant winners will be announced in December.


September Yard of the Month

November 2nd, 2015 by

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imageThe Drew County Yard of the Month for September, 2015 was: Chris and Ashley Weast, at 175 McKnight Drive.

Their yard was selected as the winner by the Town and Country Garden Club.

Yard of the Month is presented by the Chamber of Commerce.


Council Meeting Chaos & Updates

October 29th, 2015 by

City Attorney Agrees, “Mayor’s Special Meeting Vote Was Lawful”

Mayor’s Letter & Apology to Council

Tuesday night’s City Council meeting interaction between Mayor Zack Tucker and Alderman Cedric Leonard was the lead story, Wednesday, with a video that has been viewed 1,700 times. The topic of the heated discusion was whether the mayor was legally allowed to cast a tie-breaking vote in the special called council meeting, which sent the $10 million event center proposal the voters on December 8.

That video, along with updates to the issues involved are linked, above.

The day continued with the campaign kick-off event for Yes for Monticello, which will be posted later today.


Mayor’s Letter & Apology to Council

October 28th, 2015 by

Zach Tucker“I wanted to take time today, to apologize for how I reacted to Alderman Leonard’s questioning last night at City Council. It was unprofessional. I was not prepared to make a statement about an issue of that gravity and technical nature, without researching the statue and being able to make a fully informed definitive statement; as I have asked Mr. Barton to do this morning. Read the rest of this entry »


Alderman “Disrespected” by Mayor After Asking Event Center Questions

October 28th, 2015 by

After all of the agenda items, at Tuesay night’s City Council meeting, alderman Cedric Leonard began asking questions about the legality of the previous meetings vote to pass on to voters a 1/4 cent sales tax to be used for an event center, specificly, was it legal for the mayor to cast the deciding vote at a special called meeting.

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Legislative Report – Zhilka Update, DHS, Lottery, & Insurance

October 26th, 2015 by

capitolThis week the issues focused chiefly on the Legislative Council committees and the adoptions of their reports, health care news, educational issues and the Arkansas Lottery Commission.

However, first I need to go back to an item from last week. The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has finally approved air pollution permits for two full-scale biomass plants in South Arkansas, Read the rest of this entry »


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