Mainline earns national recognition for efforts to reduce number of patients with uncontrolled blood pressure

Mainline earns national recognition for efforts to reduce number of patients with uncontrolled blood pressure

Mainline Health Systems, Inc. has been recognized by the American Heart Association and American Medical Association for their commitment to helping improve blood pressure control rates among the patient populations they serve. Mainline received Gold+ level recognition as part of the 2021 Target: BP™ Recognition Program.The Gold+ award recognizes practices that have demonstrated a commitment…

Lumberjack t-shirts featuring art of the late Beverly Reep now available for purchase as part of fundraising effort

Lumberjack t-shirts featuring art of the late Beverly Reep now available for purchase as part of fundraising effort

Lumberjack t-shirts sponsored by the Warren Lumberjack Booster Club memorializing the late Beverly Reep, former Warren history teacher, are now available for purchase at Rob Reep Studio at 225 S Main in Warren. The t-shirts are white and feature the well known “Home of the Fighting’ Lumberjacks” design on the front, and on the back,…

Semi crash damages light pole, knocking out power in half of Warren

Semi crash damages light pole, knocking out power in half of Warren

Over 1,000 Warren homes and businesses are currently without power after an eighteen-wheeler truck damaged a light pole at Woodlawn and Pecan Streets in Warren Thursday afternoon, October 7, 2021. According to the Warren Police Department, it appears the truck driver was on his way to Ouachita Hardwood Flooring, but his GPS unit carried him…

Tour de Tomato bicycle event making a huge impact in the community for those suffering with type 1 diabetes

Tour de Tomato bicycle event making a huge impact in the community for those suffering with type 1 diabetes

The “Tour de Tomato” is a bicycle ride through Bradley County that happens the week before the Pink Tomato Festival. This past year was the 3rd installment of this fast-growing event. They had 180 riders and look to be over 200 for next year! The purpose of the event is to raise money for Type…

Bradley County Medical Center Auxiliary donates to special events

Bradley County Medical Center Auxiliary donates to special events

The Bradley County Medical Center Auxiliary recently donated $500.00 to the Bradley County Chamber of Commerce Special Events Committee. Chamber Special Events Chairwoman Debbie Spencer accepted the funding. The Chamber uses such funding for public events to promote Warren businesses. Members of the Hospital Auxiliary include:Phyllis Loomis, PresidentLida GardnerFreddie LiptonPauline WolfeSusie ClementGingy Cuthbertson Also present…

Public discussion of Banks water system held

Public discussion of Banks water system held

A public meeting was conducted Tuesday evening, September 28, 2021 at Banks Missionary Baptist Church in Banks, Arkansas to provide information about the possible consolidation of the City of Banks Water System users and Southeast Bradley County Water. Present to provide information were Steve Parnell, Chairman of the Southeast Water organization, State Representative Jeff Wardlaw,…

Hermitage Kindergarteners presented program teaching good dental care

Hermitage Kindergarteners presented program teaching good dental care

Two classes of Kindergarteners at Hermitage Elementary joined together with their teachers and Principal to hear a program concerning making good choices, including how to take care of their teeth and receiving regular and good dental care. They were given a package of educational materials and a new toothbrush. Kindergarten teachers Tiffany Curtis and Katrina…

Introducing the 2021 WHS Homecoming Court led by Queen Keller Bigham

Introducing the 2021 WHS Homecoming Court led by Queen Keller Bigham

Warren High School will celebrate Homecoming on Oct. 15 with a football game against the DeWitt Dragons. Members of the Homecoming court are, from front, clockwise, Queen Keller Bigham, senior maids Mylesha Yao, Leah Wolfe, Annie Figueroa, Tyairean Bass, Jacey Ashcraft, Ashlyn Broughton, Jayden Grider and Luci Woodard. For a full list of homecoming week…

Watson Earns Fellowship at UIUC

Watson Earns Fellowship at UIUC

Darrien Watson is a second-year Ph.D. candidate in the Recreation, Sports, and Tourism Department (RST) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). During his time at UIUC, he has been awarded a coveted fellowship award from the Graduate College. His research interest is leisure among race and ethnic groups in society. His research interest…

Southark Spotlight: Steve Henson, CEO of the Bradley County Medical Center

Southark Spotlight: Steve Henson, CEO of the Bradley County Medical Center

Bradley County Medical Center CEO Steve Henson sat down with Saline River Chronicle’s Gregg Reep for another episode of Southark Spotlight brought to you by Maxwell Hardwood Flooring. During the episode Mr. Henson discusses the structure of the Bradley County Medical Center business, how the local medical industry has changed, as well as the staffing…

Shelter Insurance presents Make Warren Shine with $5,000 contest award

Shelter Insurance presents Make Warren Shine with $5,000 contest award

Make Warren Shine was awarded $5,000 through a Shelter Insurance contest. The funds were presented Wednesday at the Donald W. Reynolds YMCA. The money will be used for renovations at Nancy’s Boutique, Ederington Building and Hankins Building. Shown, from left, are Leah St. John, Julie Hamilton, local Shelter agent Greg Harton, Shelter marketing agent Dawn…

WSD Board passes 2020/2021 budget that includes funds for construction of new elementary school and sports arena

WSD Board passes 2020/2021 budget that includes funds for construction of new elementary school and sports arena

Warren School Board passed the 2021-22 school budget during a special meeting Tuesday. The budget year actually goes from June 1, 2021-July 31, 2022. Included in the budget this year is about $20 million for construction of the new elementary school and sports arena. The budget includes: Total district teacher salary, operating, debt service: $2,090,450.10,…

Warren City Council holds special session to amend the 2020 budget

Warren City Council holds special session to amend the 2020 budget

Warren City Council met in special session Tuesday to amend the 2020 budget. Mayor Denisa Pennington explained that an auditor felt the amendments were needed to match her figures. CARES funding, plus two grants, were received and expenditures from those items needed to be added to the budget.Out of a total budget of about $7.2…