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November Notes

Posted on January 7, 2013

Billies to Honor Zach Towers, Injured Star City Player
County Judge Race Ends in Run-Off
Sex Offender on Probation, Pleads Guilty to Another Sex Assault
UAM Professor Responds to Recent Arrest
UAM Chancellor Appointed To NCAA Division II Presidents Council
Update on Sadie Johnson Community Center Construction
“I”m Not Worried About the Cracks” (in the Floor of the Sadie Johnson Center)
MHS Player Signs Letter of Intent to Play for SAU 
Attempted Capital Murder & Armed Robbery Charges Lead to 30 Year Prison Sentence for Last of Manhunt Suspects
Sunday Shooting Sends 1 to Hospital, 1 to Jail
Ross Sworn in as New District Judge – Video 
Election Results – Robert Akin Wins County Judge Race 
Calhoun Named Regional Library Director
4 Mayors Attend Groundbreaking at New Whaley Fire Station
Ashley County Man Receives 2 Life Sentences + 50 Years for Death of Expectant Mother


October Occurances

Posted on January 6, 2013

Area Doctor Charged with 53 Counts of Prescription Fraud

 “Dancing with the Monticello Stars” – VIDEOs

Millage Passed for Future “State of the Art” Surgery Center at DMH, by 2 to 1 Margin

Panorama Italian Restaurant Applies for Liquor License

 $4.3 Million Library Construction Bid Submitted

Car Crash Claims 2 Lives, including UAM Student

SPS, “Wilmar Post Office Will Remain Open” with Reduced Window Hours.

 Judicial Charges Dropped Against Harper, when He Agrees to Not Serve as Judge in the Future

State Police to Investigate Driver Jumping from Big-Rig, Causing Fatal Accident

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April Accounts – 2012 Headlines

Posted on January 3, 2013

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle at Walmart Stop-Light

Dancy Sentence Reduced by 8 Years, Still to Serve 28 Year Sentence

State Supreme Court Denies Convicted Murderer’s Petition from 2000 Mudrer Case

Sadie Johnson Community Center Site Being Cleared for Construction

The Great Monticello Egg-Drop, Pics & Videos

Spring Shindig on the Square – Gospel Videos with Haley Creek Boys, & The Martins

One Monticello Life – BrookLynn White, Setting an Easter Example with Good Deeds

UAM Provost David Ray Retiring

Fair Board & University Agree on 25 Year Lease Agreement 

Man Injured in Moped – Truck Collision

Joint Committee on State Retirement Programs Meeting at UAM

Local Woman Wins National Award

Repeat Sex Offender with Child Victims Gets $200,000 Bond


DMH Old Patient Wing Razed, to Clear Area for Future Surgery Center

Drew Central Board Discusses Fiscal Distress Action Plan

MHS’s Kim Wilson, Arkansas’s Teacher of the Year, Visits Washington D.C.

May Milestones – 2012 Headlines

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City Council Votes to Accept Bids for Fire Station & Move Funds for Sadie Johnson Center

Rape Charges Filed Against Local Man

City Accepts Bid for Automated Trash Truck

One Monticello Life – Thad, Nikki, & Colton Mitchell – 2012 Drew County Farm Family of the Year

“Worst City Council Meeting Ever” – 4th Most Watched ML Video Ever

Drew Central Student Nominated To Attend Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Congress In Chicago

Reginald Glover Is UAM’s 50th Distinguished Alumnus

Drew County Attempted Murder Suspect Stabs 3 Corrections Officers, Near Batesville

Drew County Native to Donate Book Proceeds to Local Museum

Color Guard at Monticello Airport for Fallen Soldier

Downtown Festival Considered for November

Armed Suspect Fleeing from Police Killed in Car Crash

UAM’s First Three-Time Softball All-American

Bond Set for 7 Drug Sweep Suspects

Water Rates Rise, While $690,100 is Transferred from Water Fund for Other Uses.

Election Summary

“Brain-washed Socialist Cowards” Jury Sentences “Pot Growing Idiot” to Maximum Sentences on Drug Charges

$300,000 Bond Set for Employee that Set Fred’s Dermott Fire

Drew County “Most Wanted” Arrested in Florida

Lake Monticello Jet-Ski Rescue

More Info Released on Fatal Car Crash on HWY 278

Shotgun Robbery at Victim’s Home Reported to MPD

Attempted Captial Murder Youth Trio Appear in Court – 1 Mental Evaluation – 1 Bond Reduction Request

Child Drowning in Lake Monticello

February Flashbacks – 2012 Headlines

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Presidential Candidate to Visits Monticello

MHS’s Brunson, Thornton Sign Letters to Play College Football

Nix Found Guilty of Second Degree Murder- Sentenced to 45 Years

Update Gllespie Not Seeking Re-election to City Council

City to Advertise for Bids on Composting Equipment

City Moving Forward with Automated Trash Truck & Residential “Dumpsters”

“Outhouse” Added at City Hall

Mad Cow Attacks Man & Vehicle

After 20 Years of Service, Dunlap Not Seeking JP Re-election

Bear Removing Deer from Road Side – Video – Over 7,100 Views

Humane Society Leader Addresses City Council about Pit Bulls – Edited

Posted on December 21, 2012

Ruby Burton, leader of the local Humane Society, spoke to the Monticello City Council, Thursday night about the problem with pit bull dogs, and their care, inside of the Monticello city limits.

A child had her ankle broken and other injuries, less than a month ago, in an incident covered statewide TV.

Burton estimated that there are  400 -500 pit bulls in East End, with many of them being hid by their owners.  She also mentioned a problem with pit bulls in the Indian Mounds area.

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Monticello Animal Clinic

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