2022 Bradley County Fair Best of Show for Livestock announced

2022 Bradley County Fair Best of Show for Livestock announced

The following is the complete list of the 2022 Bradley County Fair Livestock winners. Congratulations to all who participated! Best of Show Poultry: Audrey McCoskey-Dark Braham Pullet 4-H Pullet: Grand Champion-Asher Weaver Reserve Champion-Ariel Weaver Bearded Buff Lace Polish Poultry: Grand Champion-Maggie Rice Reserve Champion-Dathan Rice Dark Braham Pullet: Grand Champion – Audrey McCoskey Reserve…

2022 Bradley County Fair Best of Show for Home Economics announced

2022 Bradley County Fair Best of Show for Home Economics announced

The following is the complete list of Best of Show (Home Economics) for the 2022 Bradley County Fair. Congratulations to all who participated! Crafts: Junior-Chandler Byrd Senior-Sue Wilson Floral Arrangements: Senior-Delle Simmons Cut Flowers: Senior-Kim Forrest Potted Plants: Junior-Michaela Stanley Senior-Phyllis Barns Quilted Items: Senior-Alayne Zimmerly Scrapbooking: Junior-Riley Greenwood Senior-Diane Parnell Household Furniture: Senior-Linda Kercheval…

2022 Junior Livestock Premium Sale brings in almost $30K, PICTURES OF ALL 21 EXHIBITORS AND BUYERS INCLUDED

2022 Junior Livestock Premium Sale brings in almost $30K, PICTURES OF ALL 21 EXHIBITORS AND BUYERS INCLUDED

The 2022 Junior Livestock Premium Sale garnered nearly $30,000 raised in the 29th Annual event held this past weekend during the Bradley County Fair in Warren. Below is the complete list of exhibitors, the buyers, and the amount purchased. Also listed are the businesses and individuals that contributed add-on money. Below the list are photos…

Swine portion of the Bradley County Fair Livestock show held Monday

Swine portion of the Bradley County Fair Livestock show held Monday

The Bradley County Fair kicked off Monday, September 12, 2022 with the swine-only portion of the livestock show happening at the Bradley County Fair grounds. Grant Ferrell was named the Sr. Showmanship Winner and Reserve Champion, while Luke Cathey was awarded the Jr. Showmanship Winner and Grand Champion. The fair continues later this week. To…

County 4-H Clubs reorganizing

County 4-H Clubs reorganizing

The Bradley County 4-H clubs are reorganizing and seeking new members.  The purpose of these clubs is to give youth an opportunity to participate in the youth development educational program of the University of the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service.  Youth in 4-H clubs will learn life skills, enhance leadership skills, and increase self-esteem while serving…

Extension Homemakers clubs seeking new members

Extension Homemakers clubs seeking new members

An EH Club is a group of people who meet once a month to learn more about issues facing people today: personal and home safety; family relations and human development; foods and nutrition; the management of family resources; leadership; and clothing and textiles.  These clubs also volunteer their time to important activities like the All…

Labor Day schedules for Warren and Bradley County government buildings and services

Labor Day schedules for Warren and Bradley County government buildings and services

The following are the complete schedules for the upcoming Labor Day holiday, Monday, September 5, for both the City of Warren’s governmental services and buildings, as well as Bradley County’s. City of Warren Schedule for Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2022 No City garbage pickup Municipal building closed Emergency services(police and fire) open and fully…

Poultry testing for Fair scheduled for September 12

Poultry testing for Fair scheduled for September 12

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 Monday, September 12th, from 5:00-7:00 p.m.  No Pullorum-Typhoid testing will be conducted during the Fair.  Contact the Bradley…

BCEDC reports total assets of $937,000

BCEDC reports total assets of $937,000

Bradley County Judge Klay McKinney told Bradley County Economic Development Corp. board members Monday night that negotiations were underway with a company that could save the city of Warren and Bradley County thousands of dollars in waste disposal. Green Energy Co. is planning to build a disposal facility near Lake Village that will handle up…

Woman found guilty of abuse of power while serving on the Jersey Rural Fire Department

Woman found guilty of abuse of power while serving on the Jersey Rural Fire Department

A Bradley County woman, Sheila Norrell Loomis, age 60 of Banks, was recently handed down a sentence of three years supervised probation, $5,211 restitution, and a fine of $2,000 from a single charge stemming from a felony case filed in September 2020 for abuse of office during her time with the Jersey Rural Fire Department.…

Poultry testing for Fair scheduled for September 12

Poultry testing for Fair scheduled for September 12

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, September 12th, from 5:00-7:00 p.m.  No Pullorum-Typhoid testing will be conducted during the Fair.  Contact the Bradley…

Fortunate Sons + One and Grace Cowboy Church Band to perform at the Bradley County Fair

Fortunate Sons + One and Grace Cowboy Church Band to perform at the Bradley County Fair

A message from the Bradley County Extension Service: If you’re looking to hear some great music, then this year’s County Fair will have the entertainment for you! We are delighted to have two local bands performing at the fairgrounds and the cost is free to the public. On Friday night, September 16th, at 7:30 p.m.,…

Two new members join Bradley County Historical Museum Board

Two new members join Bradley County Historical Museum Board

The Bradley County Historical Museum board members met on Monday, August 15, at the John Wilson Martin House for their monthly board meeting. They welcomed two new board members, LaDonna Marsh and Andrew Tolbert. Other members of the BCHM board are Kim Cathey, Mark Deal, Deborah Gannaway, Mike Jolley, JeNelle Lipton, Liz McKinstry, Marlin Raines,…

Missing Bradley County man found and on his way home

Missing Bradley County man found and on his way home

Accord to the Bradley County Sheriff’s Department, “Mr. Marty McDougald has been located and is currently in route to his home.” “The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office, on behalf of Mr. McDougald’s family, would like to thank everyone for the calls, texts, and assistance, in the search for Mr. McDougald. Your efforts are appreciated and were…

Fair catalogs now available

Fair catalogs now available

It’s Fair time in Bradley County and the 2022 Bradley County Fair and Livestock Show catalogs and entry tags are ready. Catalogs are available at the Bradley County Cooperative Extension Office, located at 201 N. Bragg Street in Warren. Pre-registration for the Home Economics Division Exhibits is encouraged and may be done at the county…

Bradley County Quorum Court discusses shortfall in tower reconstruction

Bradley County Quorum Court discusses shortfall in tower reconstruction

Members of the Bradley County Quorum Court met for the August monthly meeting of the Court and conducted routine business as well as discussed several other items of business. Judge Klay McKinney told the JPs that he has signed the contract to finalize the Bell Tower repairs and reconstruction and that the additional repairs, determined…

Bradley County presented AAC safety award

Bradley County presented AAC safety award

LITTLE ROCK – The Association of Arkansas Counties (AAC) awarded its annual safety awards during its 54th annual conference, held Aug. 10-12, 2022, in Hot Springs/Garland County.The Safety Award Program was established by the AAC to recognize those counties that have made outstanding efforts to provide a safe working environment for employees. Each county is…