BCMC reports positive income in August, full monthly board meeting report

BCMC reports positive income in August, full monthly board meeting report

Bradley County Medical Center board of directors held its monthly meeting Thursday with Vice Chairman Joe Don Greenwood presiding in lieu of Chairman Freddie Mobley who was absent. Controller Matt Pace said the hospital had positive income of $532,000 in August. He said the fiscal year, which ends on Sept. 30, appeared to be a…

We still need more rain

We still need more rain

Although Bradley County and South Arkansas have received some rainfall over the past few days, the northern third of the County remains in what the National Weather Services considers abnormally dry conditions. Less than a tenth of an inch of precipitation has fallen across the upper half of Bradley County. An isolated area near Hermitage…

August is Catfish Month in Arkansas

August is Catfish Month in Arkansas

The catfish industry is the largest component of aquaculture in the United States and a significant industry in Arkansas.  In fact, Arkansas catfish farmers contributed $19.5 million to Arkansas’s agricultural economy in 2021. That’s up 17% from the previous year. The month of August has been proclaimed as Arkansas Catfish Month.  This designation recognizes the impact…