Community conversation held at the Warren Branch Library

A Community Conversation was held at the Warren Branch Library on Thursday, August 5, to discuss their recent project, Community Resource Centers or e-Libraries. These Centers will be literature displays strategically place throughout Bradley County that will offer various brochures about resources that are available to our community. This Community Conversation was a requirement for…

Back-to-school tax-free holiday weekend starts tonight at midnight

This weekend, Saturday, August 7 through Sunday, August 8, 2021 is Arkansas’s back-to-school tax-free holiday, a weekend set aside to help parents save on back-to-school supplies and clothes. Tons of items will be tax free including school supplies, clothing, some electronics and more. That means that all school supplies and school art supplies are exempt…

Bradley County Fair Livestock Exhibits health regulations announced

Due to limited space in the barn, all livestock exhibitors must contact the Bradley County Extension Service at 870-226-8410 to reserve space for your livestock exhibitions. Cage and pen allotments will be made on a first come first serve basis. The following health requirements must be shown to the Livestock Barn Superintendent prior to unloading…

Governor Asa Hutchinson announces intent to grant executive clemency

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant 9 pardons. An additional 55 clemency requests were denied and zero had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates. The applicants intended for pardons have completed all jail time, fulfilled all parole and probationary requirements and paid…

Five Hogs garner preseason All-SEC Honors; Burks headlines with First-Team recognition

By Oliver Grigg FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Five Arkansas standouts, led by wide receiver Treylon Burks, have picked up preseason All-SEC recognition. Burks was the Hogs’ lone first-team representative, while Ricky Stromberg, Grant Morgan and Jalen Catalon earned second-team honors at center, linebacker and defensive back, respectively. Offensive lineman Myron Cunningham, meanwhile, grabbed third-team recognition. The…

Georgia Mae Hampton

Georgia Mae Hampton was born March 21, 1928 in Vicks, to the late Arthur & Emma Hampton. She was married to the late George Ed Hampton for 48 yrs. Who preceded her in death. To this union 11 children were born. She made her transition Sunday, July 25, 2021 at the Bradley County Medical Hospital.…

Poultry Testing For Fair

All poultry to be entered into the Bradley County Fair must comply with the poultry health regulations by being tested for Pullorum-Typhoid. The Bradley County Agent, John Gavin, will test chickens at the Bradley County Fairgrounds on Tuesday, August 31st, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. No Pullorum-Typhoid testing will be conducted during the Fair. Contact the Bradley…