Part of County Road 45 near Mt. Olive washes out, and more rain is forecast for Sunday

Recent rainfall caused a portion of Bradley Rd. 45 near the community of Mt. Olive to washout Saturday, April 16, 2022 according to County officials. The Mt. Olive community, and all portions of Bradley County south of Hermitage could see total rainfall amounts of up to an inch by Sunday evening(see the map below). The…

Cooperative Extension Service launches ‘Sharing Stories’ opportunity for communities

LITTLE ROCK — For communities throughout the state, sharing stories of success, impact or solutions with others can help improve the quality of life for all Arkansans. The Cooperative Extension Service’s Community, Professional and Economic Development department has launched a new Sharing Stories – Strengthening AR Communities opportunity, which prompts members of Arkansas communities to…

Good Friday Holy Week service held at First Assembly of God

The final Holy Week service was held on Good Friday at First Assembly of God, sponsored by Bradley County Ministerial Alliance. Celesta Puterbaugh played the prelude and postlude. The Rev. Jim Bales, church pastor, gave the welcome. The congregation sang “Amazing Grace.” Special music was provided by Kathy Morman and Lisa Kellum, singing “Hallelujah.” The…

Warren man sentenced to 8 years in federal prison for drug trafficking

EL DORADO – A Warren man was sentenced on Monday, April 11th , to 96 months in prison, followed by one year of supervised release, on two counts of Use of a Communication Facility in Committing a Felony Drug Offense, Namely, Distribution of Methamphetamine. The Honorable Chief Judge Susan O. Hickey presided over the sentencing…

Timely hitting, defense boosts Hogs to series-opening win over Tigers

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Robert Moore’s bat and glove lifted No. 6 Arkansas (26-7, 9-4 SEC) to a 5-4 series-opening win over No. 15 LSU (23-10, 7-6 SEC) on Thursday night at Baum-Walker Stadium. The Razorback second baseman’s go-ahead two-run single in the bottom of the seventh catapulted the Hogs from one down to a two-run…

UAM students win statewide academic awards at FBLA-Phi Beta Lambda Conference

MONTICELLO, Ark.—Five University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) School of Business students won academic awards in a statewide FBLA-Phi Beta Lambda competition. The competition was held during the 2022 Arkansas FBLA-Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference from March 31 through April 2 in Little Rock, Arkansas. All five UAM students who competed won awards in…