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Mustang Monitor – October 25th and 28th

Soggy, but mostly Patricia-less Greetings, 

We hope this finds you well and grateful for the precipitation participation.  It is grand and so very badly needed.  It looks like things will work out well for a good watering and time to dry before field usage on Friday.

Shout Outs:

Varsity Football for a good win Friday.  It virtually assures the Mustangs of hosting a 4A playoff game on November 13.  More details later.

Junior Football for a good win Thursday.  This allows them to play Bauxite at Bauxite for the River City Championship on Tuesday; kickoff at 7:00 pm (no 7th grade game)

Senior and Junior Cheer – Working hard for school spirit and not missing a lick with all the games going on.  Great job Ladies and coaches!

Varsity Volleyball – 4A State Tournament play this week in Mena!!  May many trips, safe travel and success to the Ladies!  Progress reports will be posted on Twitter, @BowTieAD if you’re interested.


The previously announced Pre-Game Dinner scheduled for Friday has been postponed to a later date.

Band and Choir – Cookie sales begin Tuesday.  We appreciate your support for these great programs and the students they serve.  Portioned, frozen cookies in a multitude of varieties will be offered.  A box of 40 cookies will sell for $16.  Orders (with payment) may be placed with members of each group.  You may also contact me; I’ll route your inquiry to a student.  The products will be in Wednesday, November 18, before the holiday baking time. 

A bit of serious business and requests for your prayers on behalf of several:

Brad Gist – His cancer chemo treatments continue with good evidence of beneficial progress.  No notion of how much longer but surgery is not expected.

Cindy Sitler – Long-time loyal “accomplice” in the office will undergo knee replacement surgery tomorrow.  Remember her for minimal pain and a speedy recovery.

Robinson and Hot Springs Lakeside schools – Your might have heard, an 8th grader died at Robinson Middle School last Tuesday during a class.  Additionally, a long-time teacher/coach and the announcer at many Robinson events suffered a heart attack during class Thursday.  All seems to be progressing well with her.  The school bus accident victims at Lakeside: Visiting with their AD a bit ago; nearly all have been released from the hospital and all expect full recoveries. 

Let’s be prayerful and careful out there folks. 

That’s it for now.  An exciting week ahead; I’ll be in and out.  However, if you need anything, give a shout.  Just a bit louder than usual.

Doug Killgore, CMAA


October 28th

End of Soggy (maybe) Greetings, 

Oh, but hasn’t it been good to get some rain and settle the dust?? 

Some brief Shout Outs and Updates

Congrats to Lady Mustang Volleyball for a 3-0 win in today’s opening round of the state tournament.  Up next, Berryville at 6:00 pm Wednesday in Mena.  Great job Ladies!!!

Also up tomorrow, the Mustang Tennis Doubles Team of Alex Hart and Ryan Dillard open play in the state overall tournament at 10:00 am at Burns Park.  Best of luck to them as their season continues!!

Shout Out to the Junior Mustang Football squad and coaches for a good season and a hard fought game in the mud this evening.  Even coming up a bit short, “Ya done well!” 

Friday marks Senior Night for Football, Cheer, Tennis, Golf and Cross Country.  With the great number of senior student athletes, we will start the program at 6:30, before the game.  Come on out a bit early and honor these great folks and their parents for their contributions to Mustang Athletics.  There will be a Pep Rally at 2:55 on Friday to get us fired up for a great game.

Band and Choir Cookie Sales are up and running for about a week.  Help out these great programs and their members and buy some cookies.  The products will arrive November 18, before the Thanksgiving Break.

Enough for now; stay tuned for more updates as they happen and become important.  Until then, be well and be happy out there.  Give us a shout if we may be of service.

Doug Killgore, CMAA