Re-New-ing Edinburg discusses upcoming fish fry, all-school reunion, and the Great American Cleanup

Re-New-ing Edinburg discusses upcoming fish fry, all-school reunion, and the Great American Cleanup

The following are the full minutes for the February 21, 2023 Re-New-ing Edinburg meeting: President Martha Tolano called the meeting to order.  Minutes of the January meting were previously emailed.  Motion was made by Trenna Kemp, seconded by Brenda Triplett, to accept the minutes as presented.  Motion passed. Trenna Kemp passed out the financial statement…

Fish fry fundraiser for the New Edinburg Community Center set for March 11, Josie Hargis to headline event

Fish fry fundraiser for the New Edinburg Community Center set for March 11, Josie Hargis to headline event

The New Edinburg Community Center will be be having its annual spring fundraiser on Saturday, March 11 beginning at 5:00 p.m. The center is located at 6590 Highway 8 in New Edinburg. This year there will be a fish fry with all the trimmings. Plates will be $15 each. This year’s entertainment will be provided…

Bradley County to hold pesticide collection event

Bradley County to hold pesticide collection event

Bradley County producers and commercial applicators will have the opportunity to dispose of their outdated and unused pesticides during a collection event on Tuesday, March 7. The event will take place at the Bradley County Fairgrounds. Inventory forms are due by March 1, and can be picked up at the Bradley County Extension Office or…

Re-New-ing Edinburg group meets to discuss upcoming workdays, purchase of a new community center stove, March 11 fundraiser, and more

Re-New-ing Edinburg group meets to discuss upcoming workdays, purchase of a new community center stove, March 11 fundraiser, and more

Civic group Re-New-ing Edinburg met January 17, 2023 to conduct their monthly business. President Tolano welcomed those present and called the meeting to order. Minutes of the previous meeting were emailed and passed out to those present and passed by vote. Roger McClellan passed out the financial statement and after a general discussion with no…

Reception honoring Gary and Melody Spears’s service to Cleveland County set for December 28

Reception honoring Gary and Melody Spears’s service to Cleveland County set for December 28

Re-New-ing Edinburg is hosting a reception Wednesday, December 28, 2022 to honor Gary and Melody Spears and their combined 16 years of service to Cleveland County. The public is invited to attend. The event is set to be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Cleveland County Courthouse in Rison. Sponsoring the event…

Christmas decorating has begun in New Edinburg

Christmas decorating has begun in New Edinburg

The Re-New-ing Edinburg committee met Tuesday, November 15 at the New Edinburg Community Center to discuss a variety of projects currently underway, including the start of decorating the community for Christmas, as well as a community-wide game night. The following are the minutes of the meeting: President Kemp welcomed those present and called the meeting…

Bradley County burn ban lifted

Bradley County burn ban lifted

Saline River Chronicle was notified Monday morning that the burn ban has been lifted for Bradley County. According to the latest information we have, burn bans have been lifted in Bradley, Cleveland, and Calhoun Counties. While Drew, Ashley, Lincoln, and Union Counties’ bans remain.

Re-New-ing Edinburg to host drive-thru fall festival October 29

Re-New-ing Edinburg to host drive-thru fall festival October 29

The Re-New-ing Edinburg group met September 20, 2022 at the New Edinburg Community Center to discuss a variety of upcoming projects throughout the holiday season. The group voted to go ahead with the purchase of replacement light bulbs for the New Edinburg Christmas lights. According to member Susanne Wagnon, around $150 had already been donated…

Small wildfire extinguished by County Line rural crews Sunday afternoon

Small wildfire extinguished by County Line rural crews Sunday afternoon

A small grass and underbrush fire broke out about five and half miles north of Warren on Highway 8 towards New Edinburg, Sunday, October 2, 2022 around 2:30 p.m., threatening the local forest. Crews from the County Line Rural Fire Department responded and seemed to have the fire under control for the most part by…

Cleveland County now under burn ban

Cleveland County now under burn ban

Cleveland County is officially under a burn ban as of Wednesday morning, September 28, 2022. This comes a day after Bradley County Judge Klay McKinney issued a burn ban for Bradley County. Bradley, Cleveland, Calhoun, Lincoln, Drew, and Ashley Counties are all at a high risk of wildfires at the moment due to dry conditions…

Crossett woman killed in two-vehicle crash east of New Edinburg

Crossett woman killed in two-vehicle crash east of New Edinburg

A two-vehicle accident on State Highway 8 East of New Edinburg claimed the life of a 19-year-old Crossett woman early Monday morning, September 19, 2022. The Arkansas State Police report indicates that 19-year-old Makaylee D. Neal was driving westbound on State Highway 8 East around 5:20 a.m. in a 2015 Chevy Cruze, when “for reasons…

Help needed for local newborn’s medical expenses

Help needed for local newborn’s medical expenses

Saline River Chronicle would like to pass on this message to the community for a couple who just welcomed a newborn daughter into the world recently, but is having to go through special medical attention: A special account has been set up at First State Bank for baby girl Charlotte Ruthe Wilkerson and her parents,…

Local business lends a hand to help Re-New-ing Edinburg in Veterans Park

Local business lends a hand to help Re-New-ing Edinburg in Veterans Park

Re-New-ing Ediburg, a local organization deeply involved in the revitalization efforts in New Edinburg, publicly thanked local tree cutting business Beaver Tree Service of Warren for their help in replacing the Eagle sitting atop the flag pole at New Edinburg’s Veterans Park July 19, 2022. The volunteer effort was recognized during the recent Re-New-ing Edinburg…

Bradley and Cleveland County both under burn bans

Bradley and Cleveland County both under burn bans

Multiple days of temperatures over 100, a heat index expected to rise to near 110 across South Arkansas over the next several days, and only a small chance of rain coming Thursday, Bradley and Cleveland Counties have both issued burn bans as of today, July 19, 2022. As of Tuesday morning, most of the State…

Saunders selected for the Arkansas Center for Nursing’s Young Leaders Program

Saunders selected for the Arkansas Center for Nursing’s Young Leaders Program

MONTICELLO, Ark. — Jaye Saunders, a University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) senior nursing student from New Edinburg, Arkansas, was selected as one of five students across the state for the 2022 BSN Young Leaders program. The Arkansas Center for Nursing sponsors the BSN Young Leaders program each year, selecting a limited number of nursing…

No new leads in the case of missing Banks woman

No new leads in the case of missing Banks woman

According to Bradley County Judge Klay McKinney, there has been no findings so far in regards to missing Banks resident Martha Bradford, who was last seen at around 6:30 p.m. last Wednesday, June 15, 2022 after leaving her home on foot in the Blue Springs community near Banks. McKinney informed the Bradley County Quorum Court…

UAM announces Dean’s List and Chancellor’s List for Spring 2022 semester

UAM announces Dean’s List and Chancellor’s List for Spring 2022 semester

MONTICELLO, Ark. — The University of Arkansas at Monticello named 259 students to the Dean’s List and 188 students to the Chancellor’s List for the spring 2022 semester, according to Keith Chambliss, UAM’s registrar. Selection to the Dean’s List requires a student to earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on at least 12…

Banks woman reported missing

Banks woman reported missing

Missing person Martha Bradford wast seen at approximately 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2022 after leaving her home on foot in the Blue Springs community near Banks (Bradley 11 North). Bradford was last seen wearing a red t-shirt and jeans or shorts. If contact is made, please contact the Bradley County Sheriffs Office at 870-226-3491.