Three sentences handed down after plea bargains in local cases

Three sentences handed down after plea bargains in local cases

Within the last couple of weeks three criminal cases have been concluded in Bradley County Circuit Court based upon plea bargains. They are as follows: Defendant-Richard J. BarrettJudge Crews PuryearCharges-Use or possession of controlled substance and paraphernalia to manufacture methamphetamine/cocaineSentence-36 months in prison, 36 months suspended plus feesIn a second case the defendant received another…

WHS Class of 2022 earns over $1.2 million in scholarships

WHS Class of 2022 earns over $1.2 million in scholarships

Warren High School held the 2022 Senior Awards Assembly Monday, May 9, 2022, with the graduating class receiving over $1.2 million dollars in scholarships. A welcome was given by Warren High School principal Tiffany Gather. The presentation of honor graduates was held, followed by a substantial number of scholarships awarded. The Awards Assembly was followed…

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…

BCMC administration cook and serve pancake breakfast for staff to kick off Hospital Week

BCMC administration cook and serve pancake breakfast for staff to kick off Hospital Week

May 8 through May 14, 2022 is National Hospital Week. Monday morning, the Bradley County Medical Center began the celebration with a pancake breakfast. Members of the BCMC’s administration cooked pancakes and served employees. After the breakfast was held, Warren Mayor Denisa Pennington made a proclamation honoring the BCMC for their hard work in the…

Local youth enjoy Great Outdoors Day

Local youth enjoy Great Outdoors Day

The Great Outdoors Day returned to Bradley County Park on Saturday after a two-year absence due to COVID-19. Cooperative Extension Service agents from Bradley, Dallas and Calhoun counties put on demonstrations for about 125 youths and adults. Door prizes and lunch were provided by L’Anguille Conservation District. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission stocked the pond…

School Board members express displeasure with State of Arkansas over help with High School situation

School Board members express displeasure with State of Arkansas over help with High School situation

At the conclusion of the Warren School Board meeting conducted Thursday, May 6, two of the members made comments expressing their displeasure with the state of Arkansas’s unwillingness to provide some additional assistance to the Warren School district as efforts are made to repair and rebuild as necessary the High School building as a result…

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…