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.

Reaves Cemetery Association announces contributions from January through May

Reaves Cemetery Association announces contributions from January through May

Reaves Cemetery Association (New Edinburg AR) would like to recognize the following Donors who have contributed to the beatification/upkeep of Reaves Cemetery through their monetary donations from Jan-May 2022:  Betty (Elizabeth) Barker, Libby Beck, Floyd Brown, Martha Cook, Clay Genn, Tommy and Tammy Green, Jeremy & Shelly Grider, Doug & Diana Harton, Marty & Teresa Huddleston, Debbie Jones,…

FBI field offices warn of numerous targeted sextortion schemes in southern Arkansas and Northern Louisiana

FBI field offices warn of numerous targeted sextortion schemes in southern Arkansas and Northern Louisiana

The FBI has received numerous reports of predators posing as children on social media to coerce minors into sending sexual videos of themselves and then extorting money from these underage victims. The FBI Little Rock Field Office has noted an alarming uptick in these schemes targeting children in areas around El Dorado, Magnolia, and Monticello,…

One former Brunson Elementary student receives a trophy he won nearly four decades ago

One former Brunson Elementary student receives a trophy he won nearly four decades ago

In the 1980s Geraldine Sanders taught at Brunson Elementary School in Warren. Over her years as an educator, she blessed the lives of many young people to come through the Warren School District. Now 86, Mrs. Sanders says it was she who was blessed by her years of service and the oppurtunity to work with…