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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

July 9th, 2012 by


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.


75 Acre Fire near Lacey and The Valley Contained – Friday Update

July 6th, 2012 by

An estimated 75 acres of forest land were burned in a wild fire, Thursday afternoon.

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Woods Fire Caused by Lightning

July 4th, 2012 by

 

Around 6 pm, following a good thunderstorm in the area, a woods fire was reported near HWY 133, south of Lacey.

Lacey-Ladelle and Valley Fire Depts. responded with trucks and firefighters, and extinguished the blaze, estimated to be around one acre, which is believed to have started by a lightning strike to a White Oak.


A Message from Second Baptist Church

July 4th, 2012 by

Second Baptist Church wants to remind people that God said ” If My people who are called by My name humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, will forgive their sin and heal their land. ” (II Chronicles 7:14)

We also want to encourage people to pray for the healing of our land, here in Monticello all across this great country of ours. This includes praying for the heat and drought we are currently experiencing, that God would grant us some relief!

 


Tuesday Wrecks

July 4th, 2012 by

There were 2 different wrecks Tuesday night, both sending vehicles into the nearby wooded areas.

Around 9 pm, an Infinity lost control on Firing Range Road, near Price Lumber.  The driver fled the scene, but a cold beverage was reportedly seen rolling around the floorboard, as the vehicle was removed from the scene.  DCSO worked the scene, Reliable Towing pulled the vehicle out of the trees.
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Around 10 pm DCSO, along with the Fire and Rescue Squad, responded the report of a Ford 4-door pick-up that had rolledover on Old Warren Road.  The 2 pasengers were extricated from the truck, and transported to Drew Memorial Hospital by MASI.


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