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 JROTC Cadets take part in air rifle contest

Warren JROTC Cadets take part in air rifle contest

Eleven JROTC Cadets from Warren High School traveled to White Hall High School Saturday, September 25 to participate in an air rifle marksmanship contest. The contest was sponsored by White Hall but assisted by the Warren High Cadets. Warren no longer has air rifles but has since added archery, becoming the initial Army JROTC program…

Former UAM professor inducted to Forestry Hall of Fame

Former UAM professor inducted to Forestry Hall of Fame

MONTICELLO, Ark. — We all start somewhere. As an educator, Dr. James Guldin started his forestry education journey here at the University of Arkansas at Monticello at the School of Forestry. The sojourn ended last month, 38 years later, with his induction to the Arkansas Division of the Ouachita Chapter of the Society of American…

Lumberjack Band receives excellent marks at Saturday competition-Video included

Lumberjack Band receives excellent marks at Saturday competition-Video included

The Warren Lumberjack Marching Band competed at a Saturday musical competition in Cabot, Arkansas. The WHS Band received excellent rankings. Percussion received a 1, the color guard received a 1, and the band received a 2. Come on out and enjoy the WHS Marching Band’s show each and every Friday night during Warren Lumberjack Football…

Star City art teacher named 2021 Arkansas Elementary Art Educator of the Year

Star City art teacher named 2021 Arkansas Elementary Art Educator of the Year

Star City’s Jimmy Brown Elementary School art teacher Suzi Davis has been selected as the 2021 Arkansas Elementary Art Educator of the Year. Davis will be presented with this award at the Arkansas Art Educators annual fall conference held at the Wyndham Riverfront in North Little Rock on November 4. Friends and family are welcome…

Get those bright orange shirts washed and ready for a big Friday night matchup

Get those bright orange shirts washed and ready for a big Friday night matchup

Warren High is encouraging fans and students alike to participate in this Friday evening’s spirit theme, Neon Day, by wearing your neon to the Warren vs. Crossett game at Jim Hurley, Jr. Stadium. The game kicks off at 7:00 p.m. Friday, September 24, 2021. Students are encouraged to wear their neon throughout the day at…

National, state champion persimmon tree returns to live another day

National, state champion persimmon tree returns to live another day

MONTICELLO, Ark. — A craftsman’s regret over an unfulfilled promise has given the remains of a one-time state and national champion persimmon tree from Dardanelle a new life at the College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources on the University of Arkansas at Monticello campus. The native persimmon tree, Diospyros virginiana, usually grows from 30…

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…

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…

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…

UAM announces the 1979 Champions/Ray Doyle Memorial Scholarship

UAM announces the 1979 Champions/Ray Doyle Memorial Scholarship

MONTICELLO, Ark. – The University of Arkansas Athletic Department is proud to announce that thanks to the efforts of the 1979 Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference Championship team the 1979 Champions / Ray Doyle Memorial Scholarship is now fully endowed. The purpose of the scholarship is to perpetuate Ray’s memory through an endowed award. The recipient of…