Warren City Council honors former Mayor John B. Frazer, Jr.

Warren City Council honors former Mayor John B. Frazer, Jr.

Warren, Arkansas – Meeting for the first City Council meeting of 2022 the Warren City Council conducted several items of routine business and dispensed with the meeting in just over 30 minutes. Five of the six council members were present. Mayor Pennington presided. City Clerk Helen Boswell submitted the statement of revenues and expenditures and…

Warren School Board adopts Ready for Learning Plan with COVID guidelines

Warren School Board adopts Ready for Learning Plan with COVID guidelines

Warren, Arkansas – With five of the seven boards members present, the Warren School Board met in regular session for the January 2022 meeting. Vice Chairman Dr. Kerry Pennington presided. The Board approved the previous minutes and reviewed and approved the financial reports. There was a discussion as to the colors to be utilized in…

UAM Jazz One impresses at International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference

UAM Jazz One impresses at International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference

Monticello, Arkansas – UAM Jazz One, the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s premier jazz ensemble, performed at the 2021 Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference in Chicago on Dec. 16. Led by UAM’s director of jazz studies and instructor of music, Jason Smith, UAM Jazz One performed for approximately 3000 people and was…

Chamber Board discusses lease agreement, t-shirt contest, and more during monthly meeting

Chamber Board discusses lease agreement, t-shirt contest, and more during monthly meeting

Warren, Arkansas – Bradley County Chamber of Commerce board of directors held its first meeting of the new year under new Chairwoman Terrie White on Monday at Bradley County Economic Development Corp. Board members present were White, Julie Hamilton, James Wells, Tim Kessler, Ron St. John, Kim Forrest and Treasurer Jane Harris. Ex-officio board members…

Bradley County reports over 100 active COVID cases Monday

Bradley County reports over 100 active COVID cases Monday

Bradley County is still experiencing a significant surge in COVID cases, as the Arkansas Department of Health is now reporting 109 active cases countywide. In late December we reported there was only 16 cases locally. The increase is once again causing disruptions locally. Due to an outbreak in the Warren Schools, face masks are once…

Central Missionary Baptist Church makes donation to Library Blessing Box

Central Missionary Baptist Church makes donation to Library Blessing Box

Central Missionary Baptist Church of Warren recently donated a number of items to the Warren Branch Library Blessing Box located on Cypress Street. Items donated included non-perishable food items that will be made available to anyone in need for free in the blessing box. Picture from left to right is Central Church member Rob Reep,…

Warren Civil Service hires certified police officer

Warren Civil Service hires certified police officer

Warren, Arkansas – Darren O’Neal McAdoo, Jr., a certified police officer, was hired Tuesday, January 4, 2022 by the Warren Civil Service Commission as a police officer for the City of Warren. The Warren Civil Service Commission met Tuesday to consider candidates for the position of Police Officer. Background checks had been completed and the…

UAM announces Spencer as Associate Vice Chancellor of Program Development, Assessment, and Distance Learning

UAM announces Spencer as Associate Vice Chancellor of Program Development, Assessment, and Distance Learning

Monticello, Arkansas – Mark Spencer, the Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Arkansas at Monticello since 2005, has been named Associate Vice Chancellor for Program Development, Assessment, and Distance Learning. He began serving in his new position on Jan. 1. During his time as dean, he led the revision…

Warren School District reimplements mask mandate as COVID cases rise

Warren School District reimplements mask mandate as COVID cases rise

The Warren School District announced Thursday afternoon, January 6, that masks will be once again be required while indoors on any Warren School District campus or building, including at the basketball gymnasium, and while riding a school bus effective Friday, January 7, 2022. The move is due to the increase of COVID-19 cases within the…

36 year-old man shot and killed during altercation in New Edinburg

36 year-old man shot and killed during altercation in New Edinburg

Press release from the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Department: January 1, 2022 at approximately 11:29 P.M. deputies from the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to a residence on Old School Street in New Edinburg, Arkansas, concerning a reported shooting. When Deputies arrived they found a black male victim lying in the driveway who was deceased.…

DAR local chapter delivers 26 gifts to local veterans as part of national holiday program

DAR local chapter delivers 26 gifts to local veterans as part of national holiday program

Warren, Arkansas – The local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution took part in the national Veteran’s Shoe Box Program recently, filling 26 shoe boxes with gifts for retired local veterans. Donations to the project this holiday season were made by the Hospital Auxiliary, the Warren Woman’s Club, John Little of the Veteran’s…

Warren man published in State Library Magazine

Warren man published in State Library Magazine

Special to the Saline River Chronicle Fayetteville, Arkansas – The most recent issue of Arkansas Libraries, the official magazine of the Arkansas Library Association, has published a story by Maylon Rice, a Warren native, who is a Trustee Emeritus of the Fayetteville Public Library. Rice’s story appearing in the Fall/Winter issue of Arkansas Libraries is…

Mike Conyers of the Arkansas Department of Health for Emergency Disaster Preparedness presents Rotary program

Mike Conyers of the Arkansas Department of Health for Emergency Disaster Preparedness presents Rotary program

The program for the Rotary Club of Warren on Tuesday, Jan. 4 inside the Fellowship Hall at First United Methodist Church was Mike Conyers with the Arkansas Department of Health for Emergency Disaster Preparedness. Mr. Conyers was the program for Rotarian Dana Harvey. Mr. Conyers spoke covered a lot of information regarding the state of…

January 28 deadline for submitting Pink Tomato Festival T-Shirt Contest artwork

January 28 deadline for submitting Pink Tomato Festival T-Shirt Contest artwork

Time is running out! The Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival Committee is accepting submissions for the 2022 Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival T-shirt design contest. The winning entry will be used as the official design to be printed on the 2022 T-shirt, and/or on souvenirs, posters, brochures, and other media used to publicize the 2022…