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    Drew County man dies, wife injured in Tuesday morning house fire

    A Drew County man died and his wife was injured in a Tuesday morning house fire on Jose Chapel Road. Before emergency responders arrived at the burning home, a neighbor pulled Bobby Robison, 56, and his wife, Theresa from the house, according to a news release from the Drew County Sheriff’s Office. Mr. Robison and his wife were transported by ambulance to Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello. Mr. Robison was pronounced dead on arrival. Theresa … Continued

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    Domestic violence candlelight vigil set for Oct. 20

    Options, an agency that serves domestic violence victims in Southeast Arkansas, will recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month on October 20 with a candlelight vigil on the Monticello town square. The vigil will begin at 6 p.m. “We are calling on the community to come together to stand for victims of domestic violence,” said Stacey McKeown, a domestic violence intervention advocate. “We stand for those who have lost their lives. We stand for those who cannot … Continued

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  • Municipal Candidates 2014

    14 contested mayoral races in Southeast Arkansas

    Voters in 14 Southeast Arkansas municipalities will see a contested mayoral race on their November 4 General Election ballot. There will be contested mayoral races in Arkansas City, Crossett, Dermott, Dumas, Gould, Grady, McGehee, Monticello, Mitchellville, Montrose, Parkdale, Star City, Warren and Watson. Dermott and McGehee both have four candidates for mayor while Monticello, Montrose and Watson each have three. Arkansas City, Crossett, Dumas, Gould, Grady, Mitchellville, Parkdale, Star City and Warren will all have … Continued

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