21 students from Bradley County named to SouthArk Dean’s List for Spring 2022

21 students from Bradley County named to SouthArk Dean’s List for Spring 2022

South Arkansas Community College has released its Dean’s List for the spring 2022 semester. To be eligible, a student must have at least a 3.0 grade-point average for the semester, and be classified as full-time. The students are: From Batesville: Tex M. Cook. From Beebe: Elizabeth Michelle Nowell. From Bryant: Donald Gene Miller, Jackson Wyatt…

WSD students complete projects celebrating Black History Month

WSD students complete projects celebrating Black History Month

Warren School District students across various grades have recently been learning more about and celebrating african-american history during February, Black History Month 2022. Eight grade teacher Ms. Jodi Taintor’s Warren Middle School students helped her create the above interactive bulletin board shaped like the Periodic Table and features famous African Americans. Students can use their…

Mask mandate lifted by Hermitage School District, plus other board news

Mask mandate lifted by Hermitage School District, plus other board news

HERMITAGE, Ark. – In a meeting attended by five of the seven board members Monday evening, February 7, 2022, the Hermitage School Board conducted routine monthly business and took action on several other items. After hearing a detailed report from Superintendent Dr. Tucker on the impact COVID has had on the District and the updated…

Teachers bring the outdoors into their classes with Project WILD

Teachers bring the outdoors into their classes with Project WILD

CABOT, Ark. – Teachers, homeschool coordinators and other educators can bring the outdoors into their classrooms with ready-to-teach materials, thanks to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Project WILD. When COVID-19 shut down schools across Arkansas, many people rediscovered the wonders of nature and took to exploring during those days with the kids. Now…

Four Hermitage juniors selected as delegates to Arkansas Girls State and Boys State

Four Hermitage juniors selected as delegates to Arkansas Girls State and Boys State

HERMITAGE, Ark. – Hermitage High School announced Wednesday, February 9, 2022 that Sayra Martinez, Grace Smith, Ricky Robinson, and John Robert Ellis will be representing the Hermits at Arkansas Boys State and Girls State as delegates. The programs are an immersive experience in civics education designed for high school juniors. Since 1940, a week-long camp…

Wear red to raise awareness of heart disease Wednesday, February 9

Wear red to raise awareness of heart disease Wednesday, February 9

WARREN, Ark. – Warren High School will be observing Wednesday, February 9, 2022 as “Wear Red Day,” a nationally celebrated day in which people are invited to wear red to show their support for the awareness of heart disease. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Heart disease was the leading cause of…

South Arkansas winter weather closings(Friday, February 4, 2022)

South Arkansas winter weather closings(Friday, February 4, 2022)

Schools Cleveland County Schools closed-AMI day UAM virtual learning, offices closed, critical personnel report for duty Monticello School District closed-AMI day Hermitage School District delayed 2 hours Fordyce School District closed-AMI day Drew Central School District closed-AMI day Warren Schools have announced they will be in session Friday. Businesses Warren Branch Library closed Bradley County…

South Arkansas winter weather closings(Thursday, February 3, 2022)

South Arkansas winter weather closings(Thursday, February 3, 2022)

Schools Warren School District-AMI Day Hermitage School District-AMI Day UAM-All campuses closed Cleveland County Schools closed Hampton School District-AMI Day Monticello School District-AMI Day Drew Central School District-AMI Day Businesses Bradley County DHS office opening 10:00 a.m. Warren Municipal Building closed(Trash trucks running if roads are safe enough)(Police and Fire Departments operating as usual) Warren…

Hermitage to use AMI day Thursday, Basketball game at Strong to be rescheduled

Hermitage to use AMI day Thursday, Basketball game at Strong to be rescheduled

Due to the threat of inclement weather and the Winter Storm Warning for Bradley County, HSD will use AMI Day 1 tomorrow, Thursday, 2/3/2022. All students should complete their work as directed by their teachers. Teachers will be available by email from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. to assist students as needed with their assignments. The basketball…

UAM to host ‘Aggie Comeback’ in April to reconnect ag alumni

UAM to host ‘Aggie Comeback’ in April to reconnect ag alumni

Monticello, Arkansas – Most universities hold a homecoming during a big ball game. However, Greg Montgomery would like the University of Arkansas at Monticello to something a little more “ag” by welcoming alumni back during the spring Weevil Stampede Rodeo on April 21-23. Montgomery, is the farm manager for UAM and event organizer, said the…

7th Grade Lady Jacks finish season 10-0 with all A’s in the classroom

7th Grade Lady Jacks finish season 10-0 with all A’s in the classroom

Star City, Arkansas – The Warren Lady Jack 7th Grade basketball team finished their season Monday night at Star City with their tenth win of the year, having gone undefeated. First season Head 7th Grade Coach Aalexus Jones’s girls went 10-0, and most impressively has all A’s in the classroom. When Coach Jones started she…

Local students take part in spelling bee

Local students take part in spelling bee

Students from Hermitage School District and Warren School District recently participated in the Bradley County Spelling Bee. In order to participate in the Bradley County Spelling Bee, students had to win first or second place in their school spelling bee. Hermitage Middle School Student, Madison Gage, placed first in the Bradley County Spelling Bee and…

National career readiness certifications at Warren School District

National career readiness certifications at Warren School District

Warren, Arkansas – Act 319 of 2021 prompted the State Board of Education to approve the ACT WorkKeys assessment for all high school students to have the opportunity to earn a nationally-recognized work readiness certificate before they graduate.  Students will graduate from Warren High School with the opportunity to receive the National Career Readiness Certification…

Dr. Brandy Haley named the UAM Representative to the South Arkansas Nursing Task Force

Dr. Brandy Haley named the UAM Representative to the South Arkansas Nursing Task Force

Monticello, Arkansas – Dr. Brandy Haley, dean and associate professor of nursing at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been selected to serve as the university’s representative on the South Arkansas Nursing Task Force, which is part of the Arkansas Rural Health Partnership (ARHP). Dr. Haley joined the UAM faculty in 2012 and was…

Brunson announces first semester honor roll

Brunson announces first semester honor roll

4th GradeAll A’s1st Semester David AlorAva BrownAntonia DavisJonathan ErwinGrayson GormanKeegun GoudelockJustin GregorioSophie MannEvan McDougaldTeague MiltonCambree MoodyCallie SandersPaloma SifuentesEmma SpearsBelen TorresJax TurnerKennedy UribeRidge VickersRyder West 4th GradeAll A’s & B’s1st Semester Izabella AdamsBrody BarkerJaynaria BookerZa’Riya BrownTy Calbert Jr.Zoey CargileKaylee CliftonCooper CobbJazmin CortezKannon CrawfordMiley DaniellNevada EderingtonLandon HawkinsIndia HeathAddison HoskinsTrinity JacksonGabriel JimenezJoshua LassiterIvette MartinMijae MartinMadalynn MorganPeyton PowellXavier RiceRebecca…

Gov. Hutchinson’s proposed budget includes $841,000 for UAM’s College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources

Gov. Hutchinson’s proposed budget includes $841,000 for UAM’s College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources

Monticello, Arkansas – During Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s balanced budget presentation to the state’s Joint Budget Committee on Jan. 11, he proposed funding for the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources. “We have $841,000 in the budget, which is a new item, for the UAM College of Forestry in…

Warren Middle School announces honor roll

Warren Middle School announces honor roll

ALL A – 9 WEEKS – Grade 6: Christopher Alford Heriberto Almaraz Luke Cathey Jaycee Courtney Christopher Danley Amy Dominguez Kloey Ederington Logan Gavin Natalie Gregorio Komonte Hampton Caroline Harton Xavier Henderson Khourtni Johnson Marques Johnson Gentry Maggard Rett McGaha Aden Muniz Adan Navarrete Ashton Ozment Addysen Powell Karley Reep Sosie Rodriguez Wyatt Russell Brooklynn…

17 students from Bradley County make SouthArk Dean’s List for fall 2021

17 students from Bradley County make SouthArk Dean’s List for fall 2021

EL DORADO, Arkansas—South Arkansas Community College has released its Dean’s List for the fall 2021 semester. To be eligible, a student must have at least a 3.0 grade-point average for the semester, and be classified as full-time. The students are: From Batesville: Tex M. Cook, Mason Gregg Sifford. From Bearden: Ashley Dawn Mosley. From Bryant:…