Bradley County Sheriff’s Office providing prescription drug take back location Wednesday through Friday

Bradley County Sheriff’s Office providing prescription drug take back location Wednesday through Friday

Residents in the Bradley County area that wish to turn in their unused prescription medication can do so at the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday, October 20 through Friday, October 22, 2021. There will be a drug take back box at the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office located at the Bradley County Courthouse. Any dropped off…

Warren Mayor Denisa Pennington signs proclamation declaring Chamber of Commerce week

Warren Mayor Denisa Pennington signs proclamation declaring Chamber of Commerce week

Bradley County Chamber of Commerce board of directors met Monday at Bradley County Economic Development Corp. and discussed preparations for its upcoming year. The board meets on the second Monday of each month but met late this month due to the Columbus Day holiday. Five new board members are elected each year for a three-year…

Detailed financial reports and procedures discussed at Hospital board meeting

Detailed financial reports and procedures discussed at Hospital board meeting

Detailed Financial Reports and Procedures Discussed at Hospital Board Meeting Members of the Bradley County Medical Center Board met for their September board meeting Thursday, September 23 at the Bruson Medical Complex. The board met a week earlier for the delayed August meeting. Chairman Freddie Mobley presided. The executive report was presented by Leslie Huitt…

Bradley County Medical Center Auxiliary donates to special events

Bradley County Medical Center Auxiliary donates to special events

The Bradley County Medical Center Auxiliary recently donated $500.00 to the Bradley County Chamber of Commerce Special Events Committee. Chamber Special Events Chairwoman Debbie Spencer accepted the funding. The Chamber uses such funding for public events to promote Warren businesses. Members of the Hospital Auxiliary include:Phyllis Loomis, PresidentLida GardnerFreddie LiptonPauline WolfeSusie ClementGingy Cuthbertson Also present…

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,…

Southark Spotlight: Steve Henson, CEO of the Bradley County Medical Center

Southark Spotlight: Steve Henson, CEO of the Bradley County Medical Center

Bradley County Medical Center CEO Steve Henson sat down with Saline River Chronicle’s Gregg Reep for another episode of Southark Spotlight brought to you by Maxwell Hardwood Flooring. During the episode Mr. Henson discusses the structure of the Bradley County Medical Center business, how the local medical industry has changed, as well as the staffing…

Prison main topic of discussion at Monday BCEDC meeting

Prison main topic of discussion at Monday BCEDC meeting

Bradley County Economic Development Corp. board members attempted to clarify some points about the Southeast Arkansas Regional Jail project but took no action regarding it at their monthly meeting Monday. At the last Quorum Court meeting, Billy McConnell, owner of LaSalle Corrections, said it was not economically feasible for his company to build the jail.…

Bradley County 4-H Clubs reorganizing

Bradley County 4-H Clubs reorganizing

The Bradley County 4-H clubs are reorganizing and seeking new members. The purpose of these clubs is to give youth an opportunity to participate in the youth development educational program of the University of the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service. Youth in 4-H clubs will learn life skills, enhance leadership skills, and increase self-esteem while serving…

Extension Homemakers Clubs seeking new members

Extension Homemakers Clubs seeking new members

An EH Club is a group of people who meet once a month to learn more about issues facing people today: personal and home safety; family relations and human development; foods and nutrition; the management of family resources; leadership; and clothing and textiles. These clubs also volunteer their time to important activities like the All…

LaSalle says new private prison will not work financially, BCEDC Representative urges Bradley County to take out 34 million dollar bond to open a public prison instead

LaSalle says new private prison will not work financially, BCEDC Representative urges Bradley County to take out 34 million dollar bond to open a public prison instead

The project underway for some five years to build a private prison in Southeast Arkansas to house 500 State of Arkansas inmates and to provide jail space for Bradley and Drew Counties is in jeopardy of being canceled. Billy McConnell, a high ranking officer of LaSalle Corrections, a private firm that operates prisons and jails…

Halloween, ribbon cuttings, and Christmas Parade among topics discussed at monthly Chamber of Commerce meeting

Halloween, ribbon cuttings, and Christmas Parade among topics discussed at monthly Chamber of Commerce meeting

Bradley County Chamber of Commerce board members discussed several upcoming projects at their monthly meeting at Bradley County Economic Development Corp. on Monday. It was announced that the Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival recently was awarded entry into the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame with a trophy presented. A Downtown Network grant of $3,000 was…

2021 Junior Livestock Exhibitor Premium Sale raises $19,850

2021 Junior Livestock Exhibitor Premium Sale raises $19,850

Top Photo: Holden Cathey taking part in the Junior Livestock Exhibitor Premium Sale during the Bradley County Fair and Livestock Show. Photo by Gregg Reep Correction: Please note that “Harrell’s Processing” should be listed at Harold’s Processing. The graphic was sent directly to us by the Cooperative Extension Service. We are unable to edit that…

Secretary of Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism visits Moro Bay State Park

Secretary of Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism visits Moro Bay State Park

In August, Moro Bay State Park hosted a special visitor, Secretary of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism, Stacy Hurst. Mrs. Hurst was joined during her stay at Moro Bay by her husband Howard and son Conley. They were able to take a tour of the cabins, campground, visitor center, marina, and the…