Celebrating Black History Month: Meet five local African-American leaders making an impact in Bradley County

Celebrating Black History Month: Meet five local African-American leaders making an impact in Bradley County

Editor’s note: The following are profiles of prominent African-American leaders in Warren, in honor of Black History Month in February. Jerry Daniels Jerry Daniels has spent all of his 64 years in Warren, as he was born and raised here. A total of 44 of those years were spent as a logyard coordinator for Potlatch…

Lady Jacks take Hamburg to the wire, but fall short on the road

Lady Jacks take Hamburg to the wire, but fall short on the road

HAMBURG, Ark. – Coming off back-to-back wins over Crossett Saturday and Tuesday, the Warren Lady Jacks dropped a close game Wednesday evening, February 9, 2022 to Ashley County’s other 8-4A school, Hamburg, by the final of 35-26. While Warren struck first in the opening minutes, Hamburg answered right back. The Lions went on a 9-0…

Daniel Robinson of Harold’s Processing presents program to Warren Rotary

Daniel Robinson of Harold’s Processing presents program to Warren Rotary

The Rotary Club of Warren met Tuesday, Feb. 8 with Rotarian Jimmy Sledge presenting the program of Daniel Robinson, owner of Harold’s Processing, to the group. Harold’s Processing is located in Warren at the site of the old Lasiter Slaughter House on West Pine Street. It opened last year and offered deer, cattle, and pig…

Bigham scores season high 31 as the Lady Jacks take down Eagles for second time in four days

Bigham scores season high 31 as the Lady Jacks take down Eagles for second time in four days

WARREN, Ark. – For the second time in four days the Lady Jack basketball team defeated the Crossett Lady Eagles, as the women from Warren handed the birds from down south a 51-38 loss at Warren’s Seminary Street gym Tuesday night, February 8, 2022. After competing in five games in six days last week, Warren’s…

Four Jacks sign Tuesday to play next-level athletics

Four Jacks sign Tuesday to play next-level athletics

WARREN, Ark. – Four Warren High School senior student-athletes signed letters of intent at SEACBEC’s campus Tuesday, February 8, 2022 to compete athletically on the collegiate level. The signees come from a variety of WHS sports, including baseball, soccer, and basketball. The ceremony was attended by Warren coaches, collegiate personnel from the respective schools, as…

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…

Dawkins and Robinson announced as January Library winners, plus January memorials announced

Dawkins and Robinson announced as January Library winners, plus January memorials announced

For the month of January, Warren Branch Library’s Book Club for Kids had 1 participant, Jase Dawkins, who read a total of 8 books. He was January’s prize winner. Way to go Jase! Any books read for the month of February by students in grades K-8th can participate in this program. No registration required. Simply…

Lighthouse Church moving to 104 East Cedar for services after fire

Lighthouse Church moving to 104 East Cedar for services after fire

WARREN, Ark. – Officials with the ATF(Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives) were on scene Monday, February 7, 2022 for a routine examination of the remains of the Lighthouse Church building which burned during the very early morning hours of Thursday, February 3. No cause of the fire has been determined as of yet.…

ULM Assistant Head Coach and former Lumberjack Alonzo Hampton visits town

ULM Assistant Head Coach and former Lumberjack Alonzo Hampton visits town

In a town famous for football, former standout athletes are seen around town from time to time. Just a week or so back, a 2004 Warren Lumberjack Hall of Fame inductee and current Assistant Head Coach at the University of Louisiana Monroe, Alonzo Hampton(right), was spotted having lunch at Warren’s Robertson Smokehouse with his brother…

Birthday sacks donated to FBC Food Pantry in Warren

Birthday sacks donated to FBC Food Pantry in Warren

The Bradley County Extension Homemakers recently conducted their yearly community service project this year by collecting food items for a Birthday Sack for the First Baptist Church Food Pantry.  Each sack contained a cake mix, icing, candles, oil, decorations, and a disposable pan.  Pictured from left to right are:  Michelle Carter, County Extension Agent, Sandra…

Lady Jacks earn 12 point road win at Crossett to end action packed week of five games in six days(4K video highlights included)

Lady Jacks earn 12 point road win at Crossett to end action packed week of five games in six days(4K video highlights included)

Crossett, Arkansas – Saturday, February 5, 2022, the Warren Lady Jack basketball team went on the road to Crossett for their fifth game in the past six days, defeating the Lady Eagles by the final of 40-28. Coming off the back of a loss to conference title contenders Star City Friday evening, Coach Leon Harris’s…

Warren’s Ladies lose Friday night game to Star City

Warren’s Ladies lose Friday night game to Star City

Warren, Arkansas – Friday night, February 4, 2022, the Warren Lady Jack basketball team fell to the Star City Lady Bulldogs by the final of 49-17 at host Warren’s Seminary Street Gym. For Warren’s women, it was their fourth game in five days. The grueling schedule was forced due to rescheduled games from COVID postponements…

Kelly Ashcraft featured in Arkansas Business

Kelly Ashcraft featured in Arkansas Business

Warren Bank and Trust Company President and Chief Operating Officer Kelly Ashcraft was featured in Arkansas Business’ Exec. Q and A section in the January 17-23 publication. She responded to questions about the pros and cons of banking in a small town, commented on the abilities of traditional banks to attract young customers, how the…