UAM-CTM student passes National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Paramedic Exam

UAM-CTM student passes National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Paramedic Exam

MCGEHEE, Ark.—Alex D. Kimbrell, a spring 2022 graduate of the Paramedic program at the University of Arkansas at Monticello College of Technology-McGehee (UAM-CTM), passed the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) paramedic exam on May 11. Kimbrell began his journey at UAM-CTM in the Emergency Medical Services program as a fall 2020 Emergency Medical…

Favorable Arkansas weather boosts cotton planting; December contracts trade at 11-year high as drought intensifies in western U.S.

Favorable Arkansas weather boosts cotton planting; December contracts trade at 11-year high as drought intensifies in western U.S.

JONESBORO, Ark. — A much-needed stretch of sunny days has enabled Arkansas’ cotton farmers to get more than half of their planting done as December futures prices hit highest their highest level in 11 years. For the week ending May 15, Arkansas cotton was 53 percent planted, up from 32 percent the previous week and…

2022 Anthony, Gathen, Rainey, Tolbert Scholarship recipients named

2022 Anthony, Gathen, Rainey, Tolbert Scholarship recipients named

The 2022 Anthony, Gathen, Rainey and Tolbert Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 have been awarded to each of the following high school seniors: Mya Tolbert – Dollarway High School, will be attending the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Jaquenton Harris – Dumas High School, will be attending the University of Arkansas at Monticello…

Understanding the infant formula shortage and tips for impacted families

Understanding the infant formula shortage and tips for impacted families

LITTLE ROCK — A nationwide shortage of infant formula is impacting families across the United States. For mothers who rely on formula to provide critical nutrition for their newborns, it’s important to proceed with caution for their child’s health and safety. Bryan Mader, extension professor and health specialist for the University of Arkansas System Division…

Central Missionary Baptist Church hosts lunch banquet for graduating seniors

Central Missionary Baptist Church hosts lunch banquet for graduating seniors

Central Missionary Baptist Church of Warren, located on Seminary Street, held a celebratory banquet Sunday, May 16, 2022, in honor of graduating seniors Savannah Brown and Isaac Richey. Brown is a member of the Star City High School Class of 2022, and Richey is a member of the Warren High School Class of 2022. Friends,…

Full list of WHS Class of 2022 awarded scholarships

Full list of WHS Class of 2022 awarded scholarships

WARREN, Ark — Graduates of the Warren High School Class of 2022 were awarded over $1.3 million dollars in scholarships at the Senior Awards Ceremony on Monday, May 9. While students in the Class of 2022 were offered scholarships from multiple institutions, these awards reflect the scholarships that have been accepted. Several seniors were recognized…

Rescheduled wildlife rehabilitation workshop in Northwest Arkansas

Rescheduled wildlife rehabilitation workshop in Northwest Arkansas

SPRINGDALE — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will host a free one-day workshop for anyone interested in learning about wildlife rehabilitation and the rules concerning rehabilitating native animals in Arkansas at 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. May 21 at the J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center. This workshop was originally planned for February…