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    Kiwanis Club selling memorial, honorary flags

      The Monticello Kiwanis Club will display American flags on the town square and Drew County Courthouse lawn in honor and remembrance of service men and women. The Kiwanis Club is selling flags for $30 each to individuals or groups interested in honoring a particular soldier or group of soldiers with a flag on the town square or courthouse lawn. A flag with an attached tag identifying the honored soldier(s) will be displayed. The donation … Continued

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    Drew County man jailed for Facebook postings

      A Drew County man has been held in contempt of court and jailed following nearly two years of Facebook postings about his domestic issues. Jim A. Hall was ordered in November 2012 to cease and desist his Facebook postings about his former inlaws and their business. He was also ordered to stay away from the family and their business. Hall failed to do so and Circuit Court Judge Don Glover on Tuesday found him … Continued

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    Gould Citizens Advisory Council hosting candidate forum

      The Gould Citizens Advisory Council will host a candidate forum on May 5 at 6 p.m. at the Gould Lions Club on U.S. 65 in Gould. All declared candidates for Lincoln County contested races have been invited to inform voters how they intend to address critical quality of life issues that face the city of Gould and Lincoln County. The forum provides an opportunity for citizens to meet and talk with the people who … Continued

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    U of A Board approves pending sale of UAM property to industrial prospect

    The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees Tuesday afternoon tied up some loose ends on the pending sale of University of Arkansas at Monticello-owned property to an industrial prospect interested in locating in Monticello. At a special called meeting via conference call, the board adopted a resolution approving the proposed sale of 80.99 acres to Zilkha Biomass Monticello, LLC and another 3.5 acres (for a roadway) to the Monticello Economic Development Commission. Terms of the … Continued

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    Desha County 4-H involved in service projects, events

    The Desha County 4-H has had a busy month, with multiple service projects and events occurring across the county. On April 11, the county youth participated in the county Orama. The event that challenges youth to compete in events such as public speaking, bicycle safety, BB gun marksmanship, bait casting and wildlife identification. The winners of the event are eligible to compete in a Delta-District level competition to be held in June at Forrest City. … Continued