Hospital revenues stronger

Hospital revenues stronger

Due to scheduling difficulties, the Bradley County Medical Center Board conducted the August, 2021 board meeting September 15. In a week, the board will meet again and hold the regular September meeting. The Board, under the chairmanship of Freddie Mobley, approved the minutes of the July, 2021 meeting and then reviewed and approved the financials…

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…

Local youth uses birthday money to buy food for the Blessing Box

Local youth uses birthday money to buy food for the Blessing Box

Presley Mashburn recently made a donation to the Warren Branch Library Blessing Box, a spot where goods can picked up by anyone in need. Presley used her birthday money to help buy food items to help stock the blessing box. The Warren Branch Library says that thanks to her donation, some of the needs throughout…

Big Sunday morning phone outage causes issues for debit card transactions and communication

Big Sunday morning phone outage causes issues for debit card transactions and communication

A major phone outage this morning, Sunday, September 19, 2021 disrupted both cellular and landline services to a vast swath of communities in South Arkansas, including in Warren, Monticello, McGehee, and more. The outage affected cell phones, broadband internet, as well as debit card transactions across the area. Reports came in throughout Warren of businesses…

Granddaughter of Warren couple makes three generations of royalty for homecoming ceremonies

Granddaughter of Warren couple makes three generations of royalty for homecoming ceremonies

WHITE HALL – Miss Lilly Katherine Hood, 17, the granddaughter of two former Warren residents, was crowned the Homecoming Queen for White Hall High School this past weekend. Miss Hood, is the daughter of Steve and Kelli Boone Hood of White Hall. Her grandparents are Dr. Terry and Donna Dees Boone, also of White Hall.…