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Reggie’s Lock & Keys Has YOUR Key

July 16th, 2012 by

Reggie’s Lock & Key has………..
Programmed Keys
Remotes
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Pad Locks- that fit YOUR VEHICLE KEY, Ford, GM, Dodge/Chrysler in stock others available

Plus, a wide range of services….
Give us a call today, 870-723-6898,   205 S. Hyatt


Monticello 12 Year Old All-Stars Qualify for Regionals in Lemesa, TX.

July 14th, 2012 by

The Monticello 12 year old boys all-star team finished first in District and second in State tournament.

They have qualified to compete in the Regionals, in Lemesa, TX, leaving on July 18th.

Anyone wishing to donate to this team can drop the money off at Ryburn Motor Company or call (870)723-6201. This will be a very expensive tournament so any and all donations will be greatly appreciated.

Ben Philley Players:(back row left to right) Ryan Bitely, Mason Philley, Aaron Spencer, Devon Burton,Preston Arrington and Sam Mercer (front row left to right) Sam English, Wil Brooks, Colby Stephens, Luke Frost, Ryan Lambert and Jackson Grant


MFD Responds to Fire at Old Southeast Truss Factory

July 14th, 2012 by

Thursday Morning, just before 10 am, the Monticello Fire Dept. was called to extinguish a fire on Commercial Drive, off of Airport Road.

At the former Southeast Trust factory, a cutting torch had reportedly been used to disassemble some equipment for scrap metal.  After the workers had left the area, the sawdust under the machine smoldered, and eventually caught fire.

It seems no damage was done, since the machine were already scrap.

 


More Rain Forecast

July 14th, 2012 by

Some neighborhoods in Drew County have had rain for 5-6 days in a row.  It’s been several weeks since we’ve been able to say that.

A 50% chance of rain stays with us for at least another 2 days.


Monte Carlo Collides With Tanker Truck

July 13th, 2012 by

The driver of this Chevy Monte Carlo was southbound, Thursday around 11:45, when the vehicle hydroplaned, spinning around, and crossing into the northbound lane.

As the car entered the northbound land, the passenger side collided with the tanker truck, shown here.

The accident occurred on HWY 425 North, near Cablevision. No one was injured. MPD and MFD responded,  Rod’s Wrecker towed the Chevy.


Ryburns Donates Dummies to Healthcare Training

July 13th, 2012 by

At Wednesday’s MEDC meeting, Benji Rybrn, on behalf of Ryburn Automotive Superstore, the National Automobile Dealers Association, and the Arkansas Automobile Dealers Association, presented the Workforce Training Center with two cardiopulmonary resuscitation dummies.

The dummies will be used for training students in their upcoming healthcare classes.


Happy 4th Birthday

July 12th, 2012 by

Happy Birthday Jace Wyatt!!

Four years ago you changed my life forever and I thank God for it!! You are a blessing.

I’ll love you forever, I’ll like you for always, as long as I’m living, my sweet baby you’ll be!!

We Love you, Mommy & Bryson.


Death Penalty Possible in Capital Murder Case of Infant, Court Date Set, Mom Likely to Testify against Step-Dad

July 11th, 2012 by

The capital murder case of Aubriana Coke went before the Drew County Circuit Court, Tuesday afternoon, with details leading up to the October jury trial becoming more complete.

Prosecutor Thomas Deen confirmed to MLive that the prosecution, “intends to seek the death penalty for Daniel Pedraza,” the deceased infant’s step-father, in the case.

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Deadline Passes to File for School Board Seats – All 10 Positions Up for Re-election

July 10th, 2012 by

New Drew Central School Board Districts

New Monticello School District Boundaries

 

Here are the new Monticello and Drew Central school board election boundaries, recently approved by the boards.

Enlarged Map of City Area, Monticello District

Re-disticting of school board boundaries is required, due to the 2010 census, just like it was for the city council and quorum court.

All school board seats in both districts are up for re-election in the upcoming September 18 election.

Today, at noon, was the deadline to file as a candidate for any of the 5 seats, on both Monticello and Drew Central’s school board. Read the rest of this entry »


“Chris Was Stabbing Him, & I Was Pushing Him Out of the Truck” – 2 of 3 Saline County Youths Plead Guilty & Sentenced

July 9th, 2012 by

Two of the three Saline County youths charged with the attempted capital murder of a Lacey man, aggravated robbery, theft of property, and theft by receiving, entered Guilty pleas, Friday, in Drew County Circuit Court.

One received a 25 year sentence, followed by a 15 year suspended sentence, and the other earned a 10 year sentence, followed by 10 more, suspended.

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Friday Night Jam Session on the Square

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Girl Scout Troop Service Project

July 8th, 2012 by
The Girl Scout Troops of the Monticello Ridge Service Unit collected items for gift bags for children in Drew Memorial Hospital.

Items such as books, small toys, coloring books and crayons and puzzels were placed in the bags. Girl Scout Troop 1170, on behalf of the Service Unit presented the bags to Hospital auxiliary member Stella Judkins to be taken to the hospital.


Finally, Rain

July 8th, 2012 by

Thunderstorms moved across Monticello, this morning, bringing with it rain, and hopes of more rain.

There wasn’t enough rain to make a big difference in the recent hot, dry spell, but it did bring some welcome relief to local residents.

There’s a 50% chance of rain for the rest of the day, and a 60% chance on Monday & Tuesday.


4th Fire in 3 Days Near Lacey

July 7th, 2012 by

Around 4:30, Friday, a 4th woods fire was reported in southern Drew County, this one on HWY 172.

The Arkansas Forestry Commission responded with 2 fire plows.  Local fire depts. responding included Lacey-Ladelle, Greenhill, and Valley.  The fire was contained within a couple of hours, and damage was limited to approximately 3-4 acres.

Lightning caused a fire on HWY 133, Sunday.  There were two fires near Lacey-New Hope Road, Thursday, one burning 75 acres.  The cause of Friday’s fire is unknow, but Sheriff Mark Gober commented, “this one wasn’t started by lightning.”

Our appreciation goes out to all of the firefighters who go out into the heat and smoke, to protect the property and lives of the residents of Drew County.

Thank You.


Happy Birthday

July 7th, 2012 by

Jaxon Rawls will be celebrating his fourth birthday on July 7.

He is the son of Jeff and Jamie Rawls and the big brother of Ace Rawls. Jaxon is the grandson of David & Cindy Rawls and Jim & Julie West all of Monticello. He is the great-grandson of Katherleen Rawls and J.D. & Sandra West of Monticello, the late Curly Rawls, the late Lucy Brown and the late J.B. Smith all of Monticello and the late Betty Travis of Warren.


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