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Escapee captured

A man who escaped from a Dallas County jail around midnight Saturday was captured in Drew County on Monday morning shortly after 11 a.m. He was observed getting into a vehicle at an automated teller machine near a store across from the Drew County Road Department on U.S. 278 E.

UAM professor publishes book

Clinton Young, associate professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has published a new book of Spanish historical studies titled “Music Theater and Popular Nationalism in Spain, 1880-1930.”

Monticello, Siemens apparently headed to court

While the city of Monticello and Siemens Industry Inc. were attempting to resolve a dispute over a $10 million water project, Siemens filed a lawsuit against the city demanding that it allow the company to proceed with the water meter installation and water line replacement project.