Local banks sponsor Tomato Festival thank you for law enforcement, City employees, and volunteers

Local banks sponsor Tomato Festival thank you for law enforcement, City employees, and volunteers

The Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival Committee hosted a cookout Friday, July 29, 2022 as a thank you to the City and County law enforcement personnel and other employees, as well as volunteers, who helped make the 2022 Festival a huge success. The cookout event was sponsored in partnership by First State Bank, Warren Bank,…

House fire in Banks leaves one family in need, donations requested

House fire in Banks leaves one family in need, donations requested

According to Banks town officials, the Banks Volunteer Fire Department responded to a structure fire during the storms Tuesday evening. “The home was a total loss.” The residents were able to escape the blaze, but lost everything. They are requesting assistance from the community to help the family get back on their feet. Items needed…

City of Banks to host cookies with Santa and a lighting contest

City of Banks to host cookies with Santa and a lighting contest

The City of Banks Christmas schedule is official, with a lighting contest set and cookies and cocoa with Santa on the agenda. Organizers are also accepting donations for the Banks Angel Tree. A $100 cash prize is up for the winner of the Christmas Lighting Contest. For those interested in participating call 870-465-2570. The theme…

2020 Census numbers show loss in population for most of South Arkansas

2020 Census numbers show loss in population for most of South Arkansas

A recent copy of “City and Town” magazine, a publication of the Arkansas Municipal League has listed the 2020 populations of the 500 municipalities of Arkansas, showing Warren’s recorded population as 5,453. This information is provided by the United States Census Bureau. The numbers show the total population of Arkansas at 3,011,534, with 66.5 percent…

Public discussion of Banks water system held

Public discussion of Banks water system held

A public meeting was conducted Tuesday evening, September 28, 2021 at Banks Missionary Baptist Church in Banks, Arkansas to provide information about the possible consolidation of the City of Banks Water System users and Southeast Bradley County Water. Present to provide information were Steve Parnell, Chairman of the Southeast Water organization, State Representative Jeff Wardlaw,…