Jessica Foxworth named UAM Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Engagement and Dean of Students

MONTICELLO, Ark. — The University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) has announced the appointment of Jessica L. Foxworth as the associate vice chancellor for Student Engagement and dean of students. Foxworth joins the Student Engagement leadership team at UAM with over twenty years of experience in higher education. Her experience in student affairs is broad,…

Tips for staying healthy during the holidays

LITTLE ROCK — As many families resume in-person gatherings this holiday season, it’s important to follow health guidelines that keep everyone safe from COVID-19, the flu and other respiratory diseases. Bryan Mader, extension assistant professor and health specialist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, said the first step in staying safe and…

Broadband internet access takes center stage at Monday’s BCEDC meeting

A discussion about Internet access in Bradley County came with the bold claim by County Judge Klay McKinney that with an additional grant, the county could become the first one in the state to be fully covered. Glen Howie, state broadband director of Arkansas Economic Development Commission, and Mark Golden, director of external and governmental…

Early voting starts Tuesday in runoff for Hermitage Mayor, SRC spoke exclusively with both candidates

The two candidates for Hermitage mayor in the Dec. 6 runoff election were sent questionnaires from Saline River Chronicle. Their answers are below. Early voting starts Tuesday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Bradley County Clerk’s Office. It will run through Friday and on Monday, Dec. 5. The runoff election will be held on Tuesday,…