Hospital revenues stronger

Hospital revenues stronger

Due to scheduling difficulties, the Bradley County Medical Center Board conducted the August, 2021 board meeting September 15. In a week, the board will meet again and hold the regular September meeting. The Board, under the chairmanship of Freddie Mobley, approved the minutes of the July, 2021 meeting and then reviewed and approved the financials…

Local youth uses birthday money to buy food for the Blessing Box

Local youth uses birthday money to buy food for the Blessing Box

Presley Mashburn recently made a donation to the Warren Branch Library Blessing Box, a spot where goods can picked up by anyone in need. Presley used her birthday money to help buy food items to help stock the blessing box. The Warren Branch Library says that thanks to her donation, some of the needs throughout…

Big Sunday morning phone outage causes issues for debit card transactions and communication

Big Sunday morning phone outage causes issues for debit card transactions and communication

A major phone outage this morning, Sunday, September 19, 2021 disrupted both cellular and landline services to a vast swath of communities in South Arkansas, including in Warren, Monticello, McGehee, and more. The outage affected cell phones, broadband internet, as well as debit card transactions across the area. Reports came in throughout Warren of businesses…

Granddaughter of Warren couple makes three generations of royalty for homecoming ceremonies

Granddaughter of Warren couple makes three generations of royalty for homecoming ceremonies

WHITE HALL – Miss Lilly Katherine Hood, 17, the granddaughter of two former Warren residents, was crowned the Homecoming Queen for White Hall High School this past weekend. Miss Hood, is the daughter of Steve and Kelli Boone Hood of White Hall. Her grandparents are Dr. Terry and Donna Dees Boone, also of White Hall.…

First fall temperatures expected in South Arkansas Wednesday

First fall temperatures expected in South Arkansas Wednesday

Cooler, crisp, fall-like temperatures are expected to arrive in South Arkansas by Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Weather.gov’s forecast shows the potential for cooler air settling into Arkansas early Wednesday morning, with temperatures around 60 degrees. Forecasters are also expecting the humidity that is so prevalent in this part of the State during the summer to…

Log A Load for Kids holding online auction through September 24

Log A Load for Kids holding online auction through September 24

Bradley County Chapter of Log A Load for Kids will have an online auction of donated items as a fundraiser benefitting Arkansas Children’s Hospital beginning Saturday, September 18th, thru Friday, September 24th. To visit the auction site, go to https://tonycatheyauctions.hibid.com. Successful bidders should plan to pick up items on Saturday, September 24th, beginning at 9:00…

Land prep work begins for new Warren elementary school

Land prep work begins for new Warren elementary school

Land clearing work has started for the preparation for construction of the new Warren elementary school set to be built on the Warren Campus. Crews are already busy clearing trees and removing brush and other debris. Monday evening, the Warren School Board voted to proceed with construction of the new elementary school and Lumberjack Arena.…

Hermitage School Board meets for regular monthly business

Hermitage School Board meets for regular monthly business

Members of the Hermitage School Board met in regular session Monday, September 13 in the Hermitage High School Cafeteria. Present were Board President Russell Richard,members Kevin Reep, Mary Hamilton, Teia Thomas and Gary Vines. Also present were Superintendent Dr. Tracy Tucker, Mistie McGhee and Rosalynda Ellis. The board approved past minutes, approved the financial report…

Dilapidated old Bryant’s building becoming a real concern for the City of Warren

Dilapidated old Bryant’s building becoming a real concern for the City of Warren

The safety and stability of the old Bryant’s Furniture building on Main Street in Warren was one of the big topics of discussion during the September Warren City Council meeting held Monday evening. Council member Dorothy Henderson raised the issue of the deterioration of the front of the building that has recently begun to show,…

Police car and fire engine issues discussed during September Warren City Council meeting-Video included

Police car and fire engine issues discussed during September Warren City Council meeting-Video included

Meeting in regular session Monday evening, September 13, 2021, the Warren City Council conducted numerous items of monthly business including step pay increases for two police officers and a pay increase for one officer upon his promotion to Corporal. All six council members attended the meeting and Mayor Denisa Pennington presided. Financial reports were given…

Hermitage announces 2021 Homecoming Court

Hermitage announces 2021 Homecoming Court

Pictured left to right: Sophomore Maid Caeleigh Grice, Sophomore Maid Hayley McKinley, Sophomore Maid Aislin England, Junior Maid Syara Martinez, Junior Maid Paige Stanley, junior Maid Grace Smith, Queen Ericca Corker, Maid of Honor Emily Esquivel, Senior Maid Julianne Baker, Senior Maid Haley McDougald, Football Sweetheart Abbigail Ibarra. Queen Ericca Corker is the daughter of…

The Kinsmen to perform September 18 at Crossroads Church

The Kinsmen to perform September 18 at Crossroads Church

The Kinsmen Quartet will be in concert on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Crossroads Missionary Baptist Church in Warren. For the past 36 years, The Kinsmen have been delivering the good news of the Gospel through their spiritually uplifting ministry. This captivating group offers hope and inspiration as they share the message of God and…

Construction approved to begin on new Lumberjack arena and elementary school

Construction approved to begin on new Lumberjack arena and elementary school

Meeting for the regular monthly school board meeting Monday, September 13, all seven members of the Warren School Board were present and voted to approve the construction of the new elementary school and sports arena. A vote of the people and previous actions by the Board to issue bonds has made the new projects a…