SRC sales manager takes part in Extension Service training program for students

SRC sales manager takes part in Extension Service training program for students

The U of A Division of Agriculture Extension Office of Bradley County recently conducted their program “Get Real, Here’s the Deal” that teaches high school students about real life. The event was put on for students at Hermitage High School. In charge of the program is Michelle Carter, County Ext. Agent-Family and Consumer Sciences. The…

Hermitage School Board discusses cell phone use by students at School

Hermitage School Board discusses cell phone use by students at School

The Hermitage School Board met in monthly session May 9, 2022. After reviewing all reports, the Board discussed changes in the school handbook relating to the use of cell phones by students during school hours. After additional study by faculty, students and administration, the Board will consider final changes to the school handbook. Next the…

Early voting is underway for primaries and non-partisan judicial elections

Early voting is underway for primaries and non-partisan judicial elections

Early Voting in Arkansas is underway. In Bradley County 24 ballots were cast Monday, May 9, the first day votes could be cast. As of around 2:20 p.m. Tuesday, May 10 another 25 had been added. Early voting will continue this week from 8:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m. daily and May 14, Saturday from 10:00…

Party primaries, nonpartisan judicial, and annual school elections fast approaching

Party primaries, nonpartisan judicial, and annual school elections fast approaching

Early voting for party primaries, judicial races and annual school elections begin Monday, May 9, 2022. All early voting will be conducted in the Bradley County Clerk’s Office.Hours for early voting are as follows: Monday, May 9-Friday, May 13-8:00am till 6:00pm Saturday, May 14, Saturday, May 21-10:00am till 4:00pm Monday, May 16-Friday, May 20-8:00am till…

County students take part in GFWC Warren Woman’s Club art contest

County students take part in GFWC Warren Woman’s Club art contest

GFWC Warren Woman’s Club released winners of the Annual Bradley County Ten Penny Art Contest for 2022. Art was judged by Rob Reep local artist and 2021 juried art winner. Art supplies were awarded as prizes for winners with the exception of Overall Winners who received cash awards. Shown in the above photo from the…

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,…

2022 Tomato Festival t-shirt logo design released

2022 Tomato Festival t-shirt logo design released

The Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival Committee is pleased to reveal the official 2022 66th logo, which is based on the design that Cathy Richardson and Carol Lee Little submitted for the annual t-shirt design contest as a mother/daughter collaboration. Official Festival Tshirts using this design will available for sale in May. Be sure to…

County Road 45 repaired after washout

County Road 45 repaired after washout

According to County officials, Bradley County Road 45 near the Mt. Olive community has been repaired after heavy rain and flooding washed out a portion of the gravel road last week. “New Pipe and gravel has the road looking great,” say County officials. They thanked the Bradley County Road Department for their hard work getting…

Great Outdoors Youth Day set for May 7 at the County Park

Great Outdoors Youth Day set for May 7 at the County Park

The Bradley County Cooperative Extension service, in partnership with the Calhoun and Dallas County Extension Services, will host The Great Outdoors Youth Day May 7, 2022 at the Bradley County Park in Warren. The event is for all youth ages five to fourteen years old. Parents are also encouraged to attend. 9:00 a.m. – Registration…

Part of County Road 45 near Mt. Olive washes out, and more rain is forecast for Sunday

Part of County Road 45 near Mt. Olive washes out, and more rain is forecast for Sunday

Recent rainfall caused a portion of Bradley Rd. 45 near the community of Mt. Olive to washout Saturday, April 16, 2022 according to County officials. The Mt. Olive community, and all portions of Bradley County south of Hermitage could see total rainfall amounts of up to an inch by Sunday evening(see the map below). The…

The Eagle Democrat to stop publication March 30

The Eagle Democrat to stop publication March 30

WARREN, Ark. – The Eagle Democrat, Warren’s hard-copy newspaper, will cease publication next Wednesday, March 30, 2022 according to an article published in today’s March 23 edition. The closing will bring to an end one of the oldest businesses in Bradley County. Published since 1885, The Eagle Democrat has served the community of Warren and…

Candidates for local Bradley County 2022 primaries officially set

Candidates for local Bradley County 2022 primaries officially set

The following is a list of candidates currently running for local office in Bradley County that will run in a primary election. County Judge-Klay McKinney-R County Clerk-Karen H Belin-R Circuit Clerk-Cindy H Wagnon-R Treasurer-Diane Wesson-R Assessor-Stephanie Bigham-R Sheriff & Collector-Herschel Tillman-R Coroner-Thomas Frazer-R Justice of the Peace District 1-Gwendolyn S Bullard-D Justin of the Peace…

Southark Spotlight: Paul Butler of Moro Bay State Park

Southark Spotlight: Paul Butler of Moro Bay State Park

Saline River Chronicle recently traveled to southwestern Bradley County to visit with Superintendent Paul Butler of Moro Bay State Park to learn more about the history, recreation, and wildlife at one of South Arkansas’s best spots. Mr. Butler gave us an overview of his career at Moro Bay, as well as an insight into how…

Additional CWD not detected in Union County

Additional CWD not detected in Union County

STRONG – After a hunter-harvested white-tailed deer taken in Union County tested positive for chronic wasting disease in December, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has confirmed that no additional sampled deer had been detected with the disease. The infected deer was harvested in Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge during the permit-based annual modern gun deer…

David Carter introduced as newly appointed Bradley County JP

David Carter introduced as newly appointed Bradley County JP

WARREN, Ark. – The Bradley County Quorum Court met in regular session Tuesday, February 22, 2022 to conduct monthly business. After calling the meeting to order, County Judge Klay McKinney introduced new Justice of the Peace David Carter. Justice Carter has been appointed to fill out an unexpired term on the Court that runs through…

Easter egg hunt happening April 9 at Warren City Park, plus other Chamber news

Easter egg hunt happening April 9 at Warren City Park, plus other Chamber news

An Easter event was discussed by the Bradley County Chamber of Commerce board on Monday at the Bradley County Economic Development Corp. building. Special events chairwoman Julie Hamilton said an Easter egg hunt will be held at 10 a.m. April 9 at Warren City Park. Businesses will be asked to donate candy, which may be…