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…

Driver’s license testing site closures this week

Driver’s license testing site closures this week

According to Troop F Communications of the Arkansas State Police, there are two days of driver’s license testing site closures this week. The Monticello driver’s license testing site is closed today, Tuesday, January 4, 2022. The Warren driver’s license testing site is closed Thursday, January 6, 2022. If you have any questions, please contact Troop…

Active COVID-19 cases nearly double in Bradley County in recent days

Active COVID-19 cases nearly double in Bradley County in recent days

Since the beginning of this week, active COVID-19 cases in Bradley County have nearly doubled. According to the Arkansas Department of Health’s COVID website, a few days ago Bradley County was reporting 16 cases. As of Friday, 31 cases have been officially confirmed locally. This steep increase in cases in such a short period of…

A major snow storm, new school constructions, and successful vaccine rollout-Here are the biggest Warren and Bradley County headlines of 2021

A major snow storm, new school constructions, and successful vaccine rollout-Here are the biggest Warren and Bradley County headlines of 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, let’s take a look back at the biggest local stories of the year on Saline River Chronicle. From the local successes of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, the semifinalist Warren Lumberjack Football team, and the ground breaking on Warrren’s new school and basketball arena, to the tragedies of homes damaged…

Reminder of the City of Warren and Bradley County schedules for New Year

Reminder of the City of Warren and Bradley County schedules for New Year

Remember the notice previously published in SRC with the New Year holiday schedule. The Warren Municipal Building will be closed December 31, 2021, and there will be no garbage pickup. The Emergency Services Center will be open. The Bradley County Courthouse will be closed and the landfill will be closed December 31. The regular garbage…

City of Warren hosts retirement reception for outgoing Building Official and Sanitation Manager Mike May

City of Warren hosts retirement reception for outgoing Building Official and Sanitation Manager Mike May

Officials, employees, family and friends gathered Thursday afternoon, December 30, 2021 at the Warren Municipal Building to wish Mike May a happy retirement. As of January 1, 2022, Mike is retiring as City of Warren Building Official/Sanitation Manager. Included in the picture is Mayor Pennington, Council Members Emily Moseley and Angela Marshall, Mr. May and…

Warren Lodge #33 holds installation of officers

Warren Lodge #33 holds installation of officers

Warren Lodge #33 held it’s installation of officers on December 9, 2021 Front Row Left to Right Scott Clanton- Treasurer, Craig Mann- WM, Corey Grice- JW, Chase Cox- MOC, Back Row Left to Right Shaun Rauls- JD, Jeff Cathey- SW, Ricky Rauls- Chaplain, Brian Rodgers- Secretary, Scott Woodward- Installing Officer Not Pictured Jeremy Denton- Tyler,…

Veteran wreath laying ceremony held at local cemeteries

Veteran wreath laying ceremony held at local cemeteries

The local DAR chapter sponsored a wreath laying ceremony this year honoring local veterans. The effort was spear headed by Carolanne Nichols, District Director of the Wataseka District and by Lana Forrest, Regent of the Captain Robert Abernethy Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Regent Lana Forrest was the chairperson for the project…

Pastime: McGehee’s Chief of Police, Warren Native, Jim White, 68, passes on Christmas Day

Pastime: McGehee’s Chief of Police, Warren Native, Jim White, 68, passes on Christmas Day

This Christmas Day, one of the shortest and saddest messages of this very unusual year, was “pinged’ into my electronic phone device in the lazy, ultra-warm afternoon of this holiday. Jim White, you see, was a friend, a real friend across the last nearly six decades, had suddenly passed away at his home in McGehee.…